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1. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 05:37 BST
I just got a Game Boy Micro in the mail today and I was wondering what you're favorite Game Boy was. Mines practically a tie between the Game Boy Micro and the GBA SP, with GBA SP being a little ahead because it's backward compatibility.
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2. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 05:43 BST
The SP, especially the special edition NES one.
3. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 08:49 BST
Game Boy Advance SP (Now Brighter Screen) Plays any generation of GB games with the best display, size and controls
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4. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 09:10 BST
Yep, I'm with Alejandro on this one, I have the Pearl Blue SP with the brighter screen as my main model. I also have a soft place in my heart for the original Game Boy system as well.
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5. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 09:11 BST
I actually prefer the original 'brick' simply because it's the machine I grew up with. However I've just made these purchases:
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6. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 09:20 BST
Neat! Congratulations. I also own the clear GBP, I got it for like 10 USD in blackmarket. GBASP is cool, but Im not into SEs
Edited on Thu 20th August, 2009 @ 09:21 by tripunktoj
7. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 09:25 BST
It's funny playing these older GB games in color how different developers used different methods of attaining the right differences in grayscale. Some actually used gray colors and others used actual colors of differing hues. It's clear that some didn't look ahead to a time when the games might be played in color given their color choices.
8. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 09:42 BST
True! That's why I got the GBP - the GBA doesn't display monochrome games correctly, if you ask me. Super Mario Land looks a proper mess!
9. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 09:48 BST
All Game Boys have good and bad points but overall I'd go with the brighter SP even though I'm annoyed I can't play Kirby's Tilt n Tumble on it.
10. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 09:54 BST
@Corbie @Damo Hold B, LEFT at same time at GAME BOY screen to display black/white (GBC, GBASP, Player).
Edited on Fri 21st August, 2009 @ 07:23 by tripunktoj
11. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 09:56 BST
Is that with the default colour setting or switching to black and white (<+B). Personally I prefer the old games on my brick as no other GB displays in green and black, but if using another for convenience I've found the B+W option OK.
12. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 10:11 BST
I didn't know about that Black and White option - thanks!
13. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 10:12 BST
Alejandro, thanks a bunch for that info! That worked perfectly. Now I can play all my older GB games in the black and white they were intended.
14. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 10:20 BST
It's good to know, but TBH I still prefer the GBP for my monochrome games. The blurry quality of the screen is actually one of the features that makes me so nostalgic for the machine. Plus, GB games on the GBA SP are squashed down in the display.
15. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 10:22 BST
I could do without the blur. My eyes aren't what they used to be. And are they squashed down. They don't look it. Do you have them in regular GB mode instead of stretched? Maybe I just never noticed. They seem the same resolution to me.
Edited on Thu 20th August, 2009 @ 10:22 by Corbs
16. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 11:21 BST
Don't have a GBP to check with, but comparing to the brick it's the same resolution but smaller screen.
Edited on Thu 20th August, 2009 @ 11:21 by Other_Dave
17. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 11:23 BST
It is a bit smaller because of the higher resolution of the display for the GBA games, but I believe they're the same resolution, just on a smaller scale. I'm glad to have that B&W mode. Makes them much more authentic. I can't believe I didn't know about that. I guess I don't know everything after all.
18. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 11:37 BST
I would just like to say, that as a kid, I at least could fit the Original GB in my jeans pocket. That was portability, and I was 8.
I honestly love the Original GBA the most, because how it fitter in my hands. Perfect. Screen was never a problem for me either. Neat also how you could use the Old GBP/C Linkcable in it, for things like pokemon. As well as the GBA linkcable. It was the best backwards compatible system ever made.
19. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 13:30 BST
Yeah, I meant smaller screen, but same resolution.
20. Posted: Thu 20th Aug 2009 14:51 BST
I feel like I should start trying to collect all the Game Boys out, lol. But my favorite is the SP.
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