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Hello everyone

Postby Bakkies » Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:00 pm

Hi my name is André, I'm 33 and I live on a farm in South Africa. I started gaming on a famiclone and a 286 PC, later progressed to a PS1 and most consoles afterwards. Acquiring some consoles and games were difficult, usually bargaining with friends, family and locals. Especially difficult when on a very tight budget. Usually it results in browsing pawn shops and hopefully the pawn shop owner isn't entirely sure what the item is actually worth.

Since many consoles aren't available here, I feel really blessed to be able to emulate many of them and experience games I never played before. That's why I really love TiZ. It's like a flee market where you can experience new sights and sounds that you're unfamiliar with, but also those you grew up with. I pretty much like all old consoles, but I recently started exploring the Saturn, Dreamcast and 3DO. It's very fascinating.

Otherwise I really like 3D modeling and CG stuff. Also nature, animals and architecture. But before this sounds like a dating profile (too late?) I just want to say hi to everyone.
:lovetiz:
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby kremiso » Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:25 pm

Hi André, :welcome: (back ? you joined a year ago...) to TIZ!

ALL FREE, ALL FREE !
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby stillcool » Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:46 pm

Welcome André, enjoy TiZ (I'm sure you already).
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Some Of My Gear & How They Connect
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Dreamcast - VGA or S-Video
Gamecube - Chipped RGB Scart
SNES - RGB Scart
PS1 - Chipped SCPH-9002 - RGB Scart
PS2 - Chipped Silver Phat SCPH-50003 + 500GB HDD - Component
PS2 - Aqua Phat SCPH-50003 + 1TB & SATA Adapter - Component
PS3 - Blue CECH-4003C Super Slim + 320GB HDDs - HDMI
PS3 - CECHG03 Phat + 500GB HDD - Component
Saturn - Chipped v1 - S-Video
Xbox - Chipped Crystal 1TB HDD - Component
Xbox - Chipped Black 500GB HDD - Component
Xbox 360 - Black Jasper - Component
Wii - Soft Modded - Component
Wii - Soft Modded - Wii2HDMI
Wii U - HDMI
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby ZX81v2 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:04 pm

Welcome to TiZ Forums

Please make sure you READ the RULES as getting trolled ain't fun ! You can get to them by clicking the FORUM tab at top of this page

FIRST THING - NEWBIES CLICK HERE >>
Spoiler:
GO TO http://www.7-zip.org and download and install 7-Zip v16.xx.
This program is one of the best file compressor/extractor you can get... It's also FREE !
Install - Run - Goto Options > File Associations click " + " all open with 7-zip
Untick ISO. Click Ok and close 7-zip

*.001 files - Double click on one and Windows will ask you which program to use with the file type.
Select 7zFM.EXE (C:\Program Files\7-zip\7zFM.exe)
From this point onwards, 7zip will open all 001 files for extraction


- Absolutely NO linking to outside cloud storage sites such as RAPID/MEGA etc... on pages !
Doing so will get you kicked for a minimum of 7days.

- Video Uploads - Don't cover your vids with AD's. They WILL be removed without warning.

- Don't SPAM in the game comment box's. Got a problem, ask in the relevant forum for the system type.

- Don't SPAM the forums with complete rubbish as these WILL be Deleted and user will get a ban depending on how bad it was.

- THIS INCLUDES : THE "5 POSTS REQUIRED" RULE! - Say Hi, say hi to new users, you get through 5 posts easy.
This is to stop spammers uploading crap all over the board as it FORCES interaction - Getting pissed about it don't help !

- Play nice, however remember this forum is run by ADULTS and it aimed at ADULTS.
Taking offense is not worth it, and if this is too much then you really need to step away... There be Trolls in these parts !

- Posts in wrong areas WILL be removed without warning

- If in doubt, contact a MOD or a Editor (The GREEN/Pink Names]
before you upload or post something your not sure on.
Also it's worth checking this out if your itching to start uploading stuff OR Requesting Stuff >
The LEGAL Info you Need to know !

IF you find a file that has a PASSWORD on it that don't seem to work (Usually a new upload) don't Comment in the BOX, Click PM The
Original Uploader as they are the only ones who can REMOVE or CORRECT the password.

DEFAULT ACCESS PASSWORD ON OUR CLOUD SITE Should be set to : theisozone.com OR theisozone and stated on the Description of the download page
Stops the leachers claiming as their own work by direct linking....Stealing YOUR work
ONLY PASSWORD SHOULD BE ON THE CLOUD SITE NOT ON THE FILES THEMSELVES !

DO NOT ASK FOR HELP WITH FILES FROM OTHER SITES ! WE DON'T CARE ABOUT THEM!

PLEASE check your uploads for PASSWORDS Defaultly placed on your shared files by THE CLOUD
Change password to
theisozone or theisozone.com or don't bother with one - Your choice
This gets ALOT of new uploaders !

Main thing though,
Enjoy Yourself :)

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PS2 (Phat) + Network Adapter + SATA Bridge + 2TB HDD = Insanity+1 !
Wanna Know More > theisozone.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=75&t=49420&hilit=+sata

FreeMCBoot Installer - OPL 0.8/9 + HDL0.8c
Game Compatibility Checker. WinHIIP User
ZX81v2's MAME/ARCADE Thread Here
FreeMCBoot Install Service "UK" Thread HERE
MY PS2 OPL 0.8 HDD Game Compatibility List Click Here 100% Safe

Latest MESS/MAME Roms : Retroroms.info < NEW SITE !

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If you are/WERE a PS2 Developer please check PS2Home out !
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby acr250rider » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:05 pm

Hello and welcome (back) to TIZ. Happy game/console hunting.
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Spoiler:
Systems owned:
(2) Nintendo
(3) Sega Genesis/ (1) Cd /32X
(2) Super Nintendo
(2) Nintendo 64
(2) Sony PS1 1 REGULAR / 1 Chipped
(2) Soft Modded PS2 Phat
Dreamcast
Panasonic 3do
(4) soft modded Original Xbox
Pokémon Gale of Darkness Gamecube W/GBA Player.
(2) Xbox 360 1 Slim/1 Phat
(2) Ps3`s one jailbroken one not.
(2) Soft modded Wii
(2) PS4
Xbox one
(2) Wii U
Saturn (running Pseudo).
Sony PSP 6.20 Pro-B9 permanent .
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby maxpc » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:59 pm

H Bakkies.

Welcome.
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Mute » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:17 pm

Welcome..Enjoy Everything
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I feel like some people would rather "socially network" and potentially get the wrong answer slowly, rather than just use google and get the right answer immediately.
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby prolerino » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:31 pm

Welcome to TiZ! :)
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Biggsy666 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:10 pm

Welcome to TIZ :D
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My Systems
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Acorn Electron
CPC464
C64
ZX Spectrum +2
Atari 2600
NES & Famicom w/ FDS
SNES & Super Famicom
N64 1 x PAL, 1 x NTSC-J
Gamecube x2 Xeno
Wii x2 softmod
Master System
Mega Drive MKI RGB w/switches & MKII
Saturn
Dreamcast
PS1 Audiophile, 3 chipped & 1 slim w/screen
PS2 1 fat silver with FMCB/120gb HDD & 1 slim w/screen
PS3 1 fat, 1 slim
Xbox (soft mod 200gb & 1 Crystal hard mod 120gb)
Xbox 360
PSP x2 CFW
GameGear
Wonderswan
N-Gage & N-Gage QD
Gameboy, GBP, GBC, GBA, GBA SP, 2x GB Macro
Nintendo DS, DSL, DSi & 3DS

My custom Console Projects
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Preston2011 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:54 pm

Welcome, first drinks on you. Now pull up a chair your here for a long time!
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby eugenerobinhood1 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:48 am

:welcome:
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Bakkies » Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:02 pm

Thanks everyone for the warm welcome. ;) :lovetiz:
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby 508Cult » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:39 pm

Welcome, glad to see someone from the same country.
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I'd choose Retro over Indie anytime.
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