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Does N64 Play Snes Games?

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Does N64 Play Snes Games? 2011-05-08 07:59:00 Reply

No, really, can it? I never owned one so I wouldn't know, but sometimes I argue with my friend over which was better, N64 or PS1 and his main argument is that it's backwards compatible. But I'm pretty sure it wasn't.


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Response to Does N64 Play Snes Games? 2011-05-08 09:48:37 Reply

The N64 doesn't have backwards compatibility. whoever thought it did obviously never bothered to look it up....


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Response to Does N64 Play Snes Games? 2011-05-08 09:57:34 Reply

You're friend is dumb. The cartridges are different shapes and the SNES games could never fit into an N64. There's no backwards compatibility and the fact that the N64 came out almost 15 years ago and people don't know that yet, that's a little sad.

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Response to Does N64 Play Snes Games? 2011-05-08 09:57:36 Reply

Nope, N64 is definitely not backwards compatible. The only games it can play are N64 games, Pokemon Red, Blue and Yellow (if you have Pokemon stadium and a Transfer Pak), or the ones for the N64 DD.


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Response to Does N64 Play Snes Games? 2011-05-08 10:34:29 Reply

Nope, it has a different processor architecture, a different Operating System and the cartridges of a SNES are much bigger so users wouldn't be fucking dumb and try putting them in.

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Response to Does N64 Play Snes Games? 2011-05-08 11:45:40 Reply

At 5/8/11 10:34 AM, Wolfos wrote: Nope, it has a different processor architecture, a different Operating System and the cartridges of a SNES are much bigger so users wouldn't be fucking dumb and try putting them in.

You'd think that people wouldn't confuse N64 and SNES cartridges, but alas....

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Response to Does N64 Play Snes Games? 2011-05-08 11:49:46 Reply

Your friend is an idiot. Neither the N64 or PS1 are backwards compatible.

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Response to Does N64 Play Snes Games? 2011-05-08 12:36:05 Reply

Actually, it can play NES and SNES games.

shows how much research you guys did

The trouble is, you need something called a Tristar Adapter, but they were rare as hell even when they were new. Even if you could find one It would definitely be cheaper to buy a NES and SNES than to buy one of these now, so you can pretty much forget it existed.

I somehow doubt your friend was talking about this though, he's probably just a moron.

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