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    Default How do you prefer to play GB/GBC/GBA games?

    Just had this on my mind so thought I'd put it out there. There are a few ways such as the various gameboy models themselves, the Super Game boy on the SNES, GBA compatible DS Models, Gamecube Player, perhaps others I can't think of and obviously not all methods work with all games.

    I find when I'm at home I just use the Gameboy Player on my Gamecube. the only I time I actually use one of my GBA SP's is if I'm out for a bit or away on a trip. I just prefer playing all games on a tv screen with a GC controller and it supports all 3 Gameboy game formats.

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    SGB2; GBP for everything else.

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    Back in the day, either played them on Super Gameboy at home, or on the GB/C/A when the TV wasn't available or I was out.

    Nowadays I just use my GBASP (the special NES edition one) if the need arises.

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    I typically use a backlit SP indoors, and a GBC or reflective SP outdoors.

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    Game Boy Light or backlight-modded GBA

    Timing is screwed up on both SGB and GBPlayer, and I don't have an SGB2.

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    On my PSP.

    So I don't have to take as many portables with me wherever I go and I don't have to pick and choose, I'll usually take my PSP or Vita with a PSP CFW kernel and my 3DS. There are very few GBA games that don't play well on the PSP, but when 99.9% of them do, the other 1% don't really matter unless I really want to play them, then I'll play them either on my GBA or my Gamecube.
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    GBA I'll play on my Micro, or the GB Player. That's it. I haven't had any GB/GBC games in over a year.

    Before I got rid of them for the last time (I didn't hate the stuff, no time for it and spread too thin) I was using a GBA SP 'Brighter' model for the old stuff as the non-lit original hardware was fine for the period but it's just unacceptable going forward with the non-lighting, blur, pea green, dim+blur for low refresh rates, being dark and losing sight of stuff(gbc, and very much old gba original.)

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    Easy question, my backlit Game Boy Advance SP for it all. Once I got that, I haven't looked back. All my old Game Boys are just collectibles now, although my fiance likes to use them now and then.

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    on their respective consoles. My brother plays via emulation on his smartphone I just don't care for it

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    Nothing. I understand the appeal of handhelds, but I've never been a fan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A.C. Sativa View Post
    Nothing. I understand the appeal of handhelds, but I've never been a fan.
    I think that's one of the reasons I like playing on the Gameboy Player on the Gamecube, it feels like playing on a console.

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    The Super Gameboy is how I play my Gameboy games.

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    GC+GB player with a hori digital controller that's all i need.
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    I don't know what it is,but when i was younger i enjoyed handhelds.These days i can't stand playing a video game on a small screen so the gb player is perfect for me.

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    Usually on a GBA SP, though for some GBC and GBA games where a larger screen is desirable, the GB Player is preferred. If I had a front-lit GBC, I would play it solely on that.

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    I play GBA games on my DS Lite. I actually don't play any of my GB or GBC games... and I probably have about 475 CIBs between those two!
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    Super Gameboy! Gotta love the extra features that the SGB gives you on early-mid '90's GB games. Too bad it can't play most of the GBC games though.

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    I always prefer to just be playing with the actual Game Boy its self, not on a TV. I bring my GBA to work everyday to play on my lunch break

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    Default How do you prefer to play GB/GBC/GBA games?

    Either one of my handhelds or my gameboy player. Like both.

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