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  1. You can, yep: £100 https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/picade-10-inch-display-upgrade-kit
  2. Well after much hassle, I have it up and running. Am waiting on an "official" power supply which will hopefully sort out the screen turning itself on and off, and then need to find a way to permanently fix the ribbon cable to the drive (the small clip broke). But I got there in the end, I think. Lovely little thing, assuming the software setup goes smoothly (the hat wasn't being recognised initially by Emulation Station, then in MAME - but got there in the end). The top of the image is clipped by the cardboard insert - I'm hoping I can find a way to knock down the v-scale on the Pi rather than pull the whole thing apart again, but hey)
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    Nintendo Switch

    I'm buying this for the reasons above. I've *never* finished any of them and was always impressed at the progress the Bigger Boys made (Boscombe Pier was where ours was).
  4. So I built mine last night. The instructional YT vids don't cover the 10 inch screen, so spent about 40 mins being confused. Anyway, the clip holding the ribbon into the screen and driver seems loose, annoyingly. Will do some tinkering at the weekend, but at the moment here's mine with the display not working
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    Nintendo eShop (Software Chatter)

    Nathan has likely played further than I have.
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    Nintendo eShop (Software Chatter)

    It's been a long time since I played an Advance Wars, so take this with a pinch, but Tiny Metal is fine. It oddly looks like it shipped with the QA settings still on - text whizzes past, battles fly by, but adjust the to slow things down a bit and it's not bad at all. It has a terrible, convoluted story, but ignore that and (as far as I remember) it introduces a couple of new things to the genre: focus fire and assault. Focus lets you gang up on one unit, which can be helpful if you have a couple under powered; and assault lets you push the target back a space - at the expense of them firing first. It's rough around the edges, but I was pleasantly surprised. Gets a 7/10 from me.
  7. Right, I have a 10" one arriving tomorrow. I *think* I'll stick to old arcade games rather than going for consoles - I do remember RetroPie being a ballache when I've tried to set things up before, so maybe if I narrow my scope it will all work fine.
  8. Nice! I want one. Which image did you use? Anything that runs out of the box, so to speak? (I am terrible at setting things up myself)
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    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

    Early-ish (2hrs in) Spirit Mode stage question:
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    Nintendo Switch

    Please be the grown-up ones and not the side scrolling ones...
  11. I paid $60 for digital and after a few hours really got in to the swing of it. Finished the main campaign and really enjoyed it. Personally, was pleased not to faff around with the toys - I play on the commute mainly - but the game itself is good fun.
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    Dark Souls Remastered

    I've tried playing this before but have got nowhere. I was definitely not going to get it on Switch. I've just ordered it thanks to you nerds.
  13. I keep bumping into Outlaws who absolutely rinse me - this is on the planet where the Prime has been downed before you get there. Am I upgrading wrong? Am I shit? How do I know what weapons work best without having to keep swapping one in for another and seeing. I am enjoying it but fuck knows what's going on.
  14. I *think* I'm enjoying this, but I'm not 100 per cent sure what's happening. Wish it had motion aiming in handheld though.
  15. Sorry for being a berk, but I'm sure I've missed the pop-up somewhere: How do you do a barrel roll? I'm enjoying my first couple of hours with it, but there is a *lot* to take in.
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