Giant Bomb Mailbag: El Jugador Edition

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#1 Posted by Doctorchimp (4070 posts) -

Luchadeer heads to Tijuana for some NES ripoff magic!!

#2 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5382 posts) -

Man, I almost missed this as it appeared in the middle of the stories instead of the top!

#3 Posted by yoshimitz707 (2450 posts) -

So great.

#4 Posted by Mattoose (4 posts) -

Man this is awesome

#5 Edited by ThatFrood (3375 posts) -

OH NO NOT THE GADGET GANGSTER!
 
Also, I love this thing. They should upload their "Starcraft Beta Footage" where they just play El Jugador.

#6 Edited by metalsnakezero (2288 posts) -

The power of Home Brew Games.

#7 Posted by Blair (2501 posts) -

Almost 10 minutes of mailbaggery... Howdya like that?
 
Just fine, thank you.

#8 Posted by Nizzleworth (253 posts) -

I SEE AN ASTRO MIXAMP
 
HELL YEAH, MOTHER EFFERS

#9 Posted by DrewHughes (57 posts) -

Diggin Ryan's sweet New Balance's

#10 Posted by scarace360 (4828 posts) -

so awesome

#11 Posted by ThatFrood (3375 posts) -

we need an El Jugador page. I wish I could make a "new platform"

#12 Posted by HeliumSpoon (132 posts) -

Thats awsome!
#13 Posted by MrJared (397 posts) -

I like Lock'n Chase. It has a beat and you can dance to it. 

#14 Edited by CashBailey (801 posts) -

Those music files are awesome. The C-64 had the most catchy and memorable game music EVER!
 
Long live Rob Hubbard and Jeroen Tel.

#15 Posted by Oni (2095 posts) -

Dude what is this I don't even

#16 Posted by HatKing (5838 posts) -

I wanted to see Alien when they were using this yesterday and I wanted to see it here... but they KEEP SKIPPING IT!  AHH! D:<
#17 Posted by carlw2 (2 posts) -

It looks like this is an Arduino. That is an awesome use for it.

#18 Posted by onimonkii (2430 posts) -

jeff knows what the fuck is up with some spy vs spy music

#19 Posted by Dujun (59 posts) -

This is pretty awesome

#20 Posted by rjayb89 (7717 posts) -

Ryan's got some pretty sweet shoes.

#21 Posted by Soap (3570 posts) -
@MrJared said:
" I like Lock'n Chase. It has a beat and you can dance to it.  "
I'm with Jared on this one, that beat was verging on being both funky and fresh.
#22 Posted by buzz_killington (3532 posts) -

Ay caramba!!!

#23 Posted by sandwich_adjustment (685 posts) -

that thing rules

#24 Posted by Gre (154 posts) -

Who can name all those tunes?  That second one - "AREED" - sounded so familiar, but I can't quite place it.

#25 Posted by Gearhead (2251 posts) -

Drew is a winner for his Kill Screen comment. 

#26 Posted by zyn (2591 posts) -

saw this being played LIVE before the StarCraft II beat live stream :)

#27 Posted by Deusoma (3001 posts) -

Wow, what a piece of crap. XD

#28 Posted by artofwar420 (6262 posts) -

I rofl at the killscreen joke.

#29 Posted by Driadon (2995 posts) -

Eff yeah, Lock & Chase. I used to play that all the time as a kid.

#30 Posted by Myomoto (310 posts) -

That thing is rad. I think I'm gonna dig out my soldering iron and build one the next time have too much time on my hands.

#31 Posted by dagas (2753 posts) -

This is crap, but in a good and awesome way ^^ Clearly the year 2010 is the year to bootleg old games from the 80's! I bet it would work better on an old SD-television though.

#32 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5138 posts) -

So... are you making adding a new page for this in the platforms?
#33 Posted by AltDimension (257 posts) -

You guys...

#34 Posted by jonnyboy (2920 posts) -

Hell to the Yeah. As someone who is really really fond on the Sinclair ZX, Commodore 64 and of course the Amiga I love Public Domain (now referred to as homebrew) games. I'll play any game that someone belived in enough to put the hours into on thier bedroom pc. Honestly the amount of Xbox indie/community games I have bought is ridiculous.

#35 Posted by ImperiousRix (2963 posts) -

Fun stuff.

#36 Posted by Dan_CiTi (3188 posts) -

I lost it when Drew called the kill screen. 

#37 Posted by CitizenJP (1006 posts) -

Lmao great machine!

#38 Posted by Teptom (2047 posts) -

Drew pulling that reference has made my day.

#39 Posted by _Horde (837 posts) -

Damn, that's awesome.

#40 Posted by RobotHamster (4171 posts) -

I think ball buster might be a contender for GoTY.

#41 Posted by InFamous91 (931 posts) -

I want one

#42 Posted by Mezmero (1809 posts) -

Can it play Jungler? 
#43 Posted by TripMasterMunky (2402 posts) -

lmao at Vinny and Drew being stoked about Dodgy Kong.

#44 Posted by RVonE (4607 posts) -

Commando theme on the C64 was so awesome! It makes me want to dig up my old C64 and play that game again.

#45 Posted by JoelTGM (5596 posts) -

Neato

#46 Posted by Sarumarine (2184 posts) -

I can't wait till the future when we're playing games like Bioshock and Mass Effect on tiny ass circuit boards. Heh heh heh.

#47 Posted by WhatTheDang (117 posts) -

Holdin out for Dodgy Kong Country. 

#48 Posted by Red12b (9081 posts) -

That awesome, so nostalgic. 

#49 Posted by ZmillA (2261 posts) -

nice, ryan has an astro a40 mixamp, so do I B)

#50 Posted by Hot_Karl (3309 posts) -

I love that name, Dodgy Kong. This system however doesn't look like its worth it. At that point, since I'm already using illegal NES controllers to play clones of licensed games, I might as well just bring up emulators on my computer and play with one of those weird USB NES dongle thingys.

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