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I was playing Tekken 3 recently on my comp when a friend of mine walked in. He thought I was playing a PC port of the game!:D :D :D The next morning, the poor guy spent 12 hours store-hopping EVERY game store, looking for a PC version of Tekken 3.:D :D :D When he couldn't find one, he went back to me and asked me where I got my 'copy'. I told him I was playing the PSX version. He had that :confused: look on his face. Then I proceeded to tell him about the wonderful world of PSX emulation.;)
 

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Originally posted by BaD_BURN
I was playing Tekken 3 recently on my comp when a friend of mine walked in. He thought I was playing a PC port of the game!:D :D :D The next morning, the poor guy spent 12 hours store-hopping EVERY game store, looking for a PC version of Tekken 3.:D :D :D When he couldn't find one, he went back to me and asked me where I got my 'copy'. I told him I was playing the PSX version. He had that :confused: look on his face. Then I proceeded to tell him about the wonderful world of PSX emulation.;)
You see, man, this is funny... it appears that here in Brazil people are discovering game emulation just now. You can see in almost every gaming magazine something like 'learn what is an emulator' or 'wonderful: play SNES games on your computer'. That looks strange to me as well, since I'm a veteran.

I guess that this remained kinda underground for so long 'cause only a minor portion of population have internet at home. And emulation dissemination is heavily based on the internet. I mean, I cannot tell statistics about every nation's online users, but at least here it really is like this.

Maybe they didn't discover now, but decided to give a better attention to it /only/ now because day by day more and more people get a computer at home, so maybe it wouldn't have been so interesting to 'advertise' something that people would not fully comprehend at that time.

Still, I think PSX emulation is yet beginning to properly work. For sure we will reach the day that ePSXe will be the zSNES of Playstation. By that time, more people will have gotten to know emulators as well.

Whatever...
 

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Here In India almost no one knew about psx emulation for a long long time but one day I guy called Prafull came and told them about it and after this many more people started going into emulation. ;)

Hi Bad_Burn,
the story you narrated about your friend is very similar to many of my friends here.I guess once people come to know about it almost everyone becomes an expert in a short time.
 

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Originally posted by prafull
I guess once people come to know about it almost everyone becomes an expert in a short time.
I think this is also true. Emulation has no magic; it's all logic. Everyone who reaches the point of interest in computers in which one tries to fiddle with values in Window's REGEDIT.EXE to see what he gets (wow, that was deep), will understand what emulation itself is. :) :) :)
 

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Sigh... I know absolutely no-one personally who is into emulation, except for a couple of my friends who kinda "think" they know what it is. But, I'm trying to spread emulation around my city. Maybe i can start an emulation revolution over here in Canada.
 

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Hmmm.... well let me think.... i know a few quite intelligent and succesful guys in the emulation scene....

-GHDPro - Admin. at Emu-Zone
-Waz - Webmaster of Emu-Zone I do believe
-Anime-Gamer - Webmaster of Anime-Games
-I myself have a not to shabby list of personal contacts with other emulation communities....
 

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psx emulation? What's that


I'm the only one in the school that even knows what an emulator is (besides my comp. pro. teacher).

>Connections
:cool:
 

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I don't think I know anyone offline who knows what an emulator is, with the exception of some book store employee who recognized my bleem shirt two years ago.
 

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Originally posted by Ryos
I don't think I know anyone offline who knows what an emulator is, with the exception of some book store employee who recognized my bleem shirt two years ago.
LLC sure advertised its creation... a have never seen a shirt about an emulator! So I'll make one about NeoRAGEx! It will have Mai Shiranui (I'm her lover) on the front label.
 

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The black shirts were quite comfortable. The fact I get around 1 new shirt a year probably had more to do with the fact I wore them. ;)
 

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I'm from Brazil too and I think nowadays emus are getting quite popular here lots of people are using it (lots of stupid people too :p) and we're getting a bad image on the emu scene :mad:
I've been messing around with emus for like 3 years now and I've seen how emu's popularity increased here. And I know a lot of people (for real not internet :p ) who knows emus and these stuff.
 

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what is it?..

there are only 2 other "PC" people i know here in town
they know what its all about but they are 2 busy w/ps2 and online games
beyond that - i dont know a single live body that knows or cares
wait til someone sees me playin tekken on my pc - haha
 

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Well, I'm into it since I got a internet connection, my father gave me my first comp (it was a P100, yeah-I should have had an amiga or msx, but here in brazil...) and i got some emus. I have some friends who know emulation, some who thinks they know and some who doesn't ever heard about it (and they use internet frequently). It's been 8 years for me of emulation now, and I'm quite gratefull for that (I guess I'll get a bit sentimental now...nah :p )
 
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