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Return to Kanto

After more than a decade away, I want to start playing Pokemon again. Help me figure out where to start! [more inside]
posted by Tamanna on Feb 14, 2016 - 10 answers

Help me identify an end-of-level jingle from an unknown Gameboy-era game

I've had a sound effect from a video game stuck in my head for the past few years, and I'd like to figure out where it came from. I'm almost certain it's a jingle that plays right before an end-of-level gate opens in a 2D game, possibly on the Gameboy. Here's a transcription of the melody. Any ideas?
posted by archagon on Nov 9, 2013 - 4 answers

Best handheld gaming experience for old side-scrollers

I recently got the itch for a new handheld gaming console, and I'm wondering about the best option. I'm especially interested in playing the side-scrolling Mario and Donkey Kong Super Nintendo games of my youth. [more inside]
posted by cosmic osmo on Jul 22, 2013 - 4 answers

Which version of the Nintendo DS should I get?

I want to pick up a used Nintendo DS for cheap, but there are a bunch of different models. Which version of the DS should I get? [more inside]
posted by iamisaid on Jul 10, 2011 - 10 answers

Portable game system recommendation for young girl moving to Africa

What portable gaming system should the parents of an 8 year old girl moving to Africa for three years buy her given the constraints on both physical and digital media which are detailed below? [more inside]
posted by reddot on Jun 9, 2011 - 14 answers

gameboy music making...

just got an original gameboy and i'm wondering what the better music making cartridges/solutions might be. any ideas or suggestions? thanks!
posted by artof.mulata on May 23, 2010 - 7 answers

Do GBA flash carts still exist?

I want a Gameboy Advance flash cartridge, but nobody seems to sell them anymore. Ideas? [more inside]
posted by nostrich on Apr 24, 2010 - 6 answers

Help me make my 83 year old gamer mother happy.

My 83 year old mother wants to be able to play computer games and I am not sure what to do. Can you help me help her? [more inside]
posted by snowjoe on Apr 10, 2010 - 23 answers

Gaming in Foreign

Help me identify these Japanese Gameboy Advance games. [more inside]
posted by mippy on Aug 12, 2009 - 7 answers

What emulators run best on a PSP?

Can you recommend the best emulators to run on a (homebrew enabled) PSP? [more inside]
posted by mr_silver on Feb 10, 2009 - 3 answers

What was the easter egg in the Game Genie for Game Boy (original)?

I remember accidentally finding an easter egg on my game genie when I was younger, does anyone know anything about it? [more inside]
posted by Syntoad on Jan 25, 2009 - 4 answers

Beware the 2-year-old with a Game Boy.

My nephew is 2 and a half years old. What simple electronic toys should we buy for him? [more inside]
posted by halogen on Aug 26, 2008 - 13 answers

Gameboy (original) games in Atlanta?

Where can I find used Gameboy (original) games in or near Atlanta, GA within the next 3 days? [more inside]
posted by djpyk on May 29, 2008 - 6 answers

Linking diverse gameboys

What's the best way for two people with incompatible gameboys to trade pokemon? [more inside]
posted by baf on Dec 17, 2007 - 2 answers

What's a good portable console to burn my public transportation hours with?

Recommend me a (cheap) handheld gaming console! [more inside]
posted by chrisbucks on Nov 30, 2007 - 29 answers

Best gameboy for young child?

Is a Gameboy Micro too small for a four year old? [more inside]
posted by davar on Jul 11, 2007 - 9 answers

Why doesn't Nintendo do something about pirated games?

Why doesn't Nintendo do something about the enormous amount of pirated GBA and DS games and other "licenced" Nintendo stuff on eBay and other marketplaces? [more inside]
posted by davar on Jul 4, 2007 - 12 answers

Got To Delete Them Freakin All

How to reset completely one of them new fangled game carts. Befuddled SNES user ahead inside. [more inside]
posted by jeribus on Apr 14, 2007 - 9 answers

How to erase high scores in Tetri DX

How do I erase the high scores in Tetris DX for the GameBoy Color? [more inside]
posted by a red so deep on Feb 8, 2007 - 6 answers

Market for cartridge games with secrets unlocked?

Videogamefilter: Where can I buy cartridge video games that have the secrets unlocked and saved? [more inside]
posted by vanoakenfold on Apr 16, 2006 - 5 answers

Easy storage for Game Boy games

Is there any sort of storage system for Game Boy/Game Boy Advance games? I can use a DVD rack to hold just about any other type of game, but my Game Boy games have been relegated to an old wooden box I have. [more inside]
posted by BiffSlamkovich on Mar 29, 2006 - 7 answers

The best games for the Gameboy Advance SP

What are the best Gameboy games you've played? [more inside]
posted by aebaxter on Mar 9, 2006 - 32 answers

Gameboy Micro Games?

What GBA games work best on the GameBoy Micro's small screen? [more inside]
posted by Otis on Dec 29, 2005 - 7 answers

Should I buy a Game Boy Micro?

Should I buy a Game Boy Micro? [more inside]
posted by chunking express on Nov 4, 2005 - 25 answers

Resources for making handheld gaming device

I saw a cool microcontroller project on slashdot, and dredged up my old dream of making an open-source, open-spec competitor to the GameBoy. Surely somebody else out there is doing that kind of thing (not GameBoy programming, but making entirely different handheld game devices).

What's the best forum, resource, or website to pursue information about this kind of project?
posted by Emera Gratia on Feb 3, 2005 - 4 answers

Gameboy cartridge carrying case?

Gameboy cartridge carrying case. Looking for a way to carry GBA cartridges around without mucking them up. [MI please] [more inside]
posted by Lizc on Jan 25, 2005 - 9 answers

How can I change the color of an old Game Boy Advance?

GirlyGameBoyFilter: How difficult would it be to paint an old-style Game Boy Advance-- pink? My 4 year old stepdaughter has been coveting her older siblings' Game Boys, but we weren't sure she'd actually be able to play it, or not break it, so we didn't think buying her a new one was very smart. However, my son (her stepbrother) got a new SP from his uncle for his birthday, meaning that his old-style GBA would be sitting around unplayed. He agreed to give up the old one. I'd like to give it to the 4 year old, but spiff it up to make it something uniquely hers, and feel less like a hand-me-down. The pinker, sparklier, more Hello Kittyfied I can make it, the better. I've tried googling, but what I found wasn't helpful. How does one do this?
posted by Shoeburyness on Dec 3, 2004 - 14 answers

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