ItalianBaptist
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August 25th, 2017, 1:53 am #21

Got an update today, first from my competitive smash 64 Facebook peeps then from the kickstarter page itself. They are changing the design a bit.

I'm not sure if the original one I saw was a prototype using actual n64 controller buttons but they're going for a grey and red design that looks very NES-like to me. That's probably gonna change because it still looks unfinished.

The big deal, though, is they're changing the control stick's housing to have angles rather than a simple circle. Think the difference between the GameCube controller and the Wii U pro controller and you'll get what I mean as I find it hard to put into words.

Why is this a big deal? Because the company is taking :cussfit: and making positive tweaks because of it. Maybe that's the advantage of using a kickstarter, but wouldn't know if any of these other controller companies like retro bit or corks would ever be this transparent. It makes me trust the company more and have higher hopes for a better product.
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August 25th, 2017, 5:17 pm #22

I'm adopting a wait and see strategy with these new controllers. Admittedly, it's easy to be ambivalent when I've got so many N64 controllers already. :D



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August 31st, 2017, 7:03 am #23


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jonathancutt
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January 15th, 2018, 12:10 pm #24

These controllers should be out in a month or so. I'll be keen to see some reviews of the finished retail model after people have had a good play with it. If they're good, I'll definitely fork out for at least 1.
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January 18th, 2018, 6:06 am #25

Its :pottymouth: a prong :(
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January 18th, 2018, 5:59 pm #26

Here's link to the Retro Fighters website. $29.99 retail price, which seems inviting. States a release date of March 2018, so not much longer....

. . . and here is a glowing review from RGT85:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... gG0Z7pPu-I

(not showing, eh? https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... gG0Z7pPu-I)
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January 18th, 2018, 11:26 pm #27

bluedogrulez wrote:Here's link to the Retro Fighters website. $29.99 retail price, which seems inviting. States a release date of March 2018, so not much longer....

. . . and here is a glowing review from RGT85:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... gG0Z7pPu-I

(not showing, eh? https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... gG0Z7pPu-I)
The time stamp in your url seemed to mess up the embed code. :o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgG0Z7pPu-I

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No64DD
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January 19th, 2018, 12:48 am #28

Hey, i'm a fan of kickstarter, but one amateur MK64 powerslide from this guy?! :lol:
Hardly seems enough for a solid testimony. Am i wrong here?

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January 20th, 2018, 12:30 pm #29

Looks promising but i'll wait until some of you guys start getting your hands on it. If it functions as goods as an original then I will pick one up.
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January 24th, 2018, 11:44 am #30

If it functions exactly like an original they might be worth hacking to make them proper (three pronged) again :)
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