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What happened, madhair? Did it stop working?
Mm, I'm looking for something for GB/GBC only at the moment, so I guess I need a Jr?@madhair60 - The EZ Flash Omega is half the price of the Everdrive GBA X5 mini, and while I understand the latter is the better of the two, apparently the only difference is slight load time when booting a game on the Omega. I've not used an Omega myself and love my Everdrive, but from what I hear it's decent.
I do have an EZ Flash Jr, which is a flash cart that plays GB/GBC games, and it works very well, so I'm sure the Omega is fine since it's made by the same people.
Mm, I'm looking for something for GB/GBC only at the moment, so I guess I need a Jr?
I honestly don't think you're wrong. The Game Boy Color lineup, for the most part, was pretty weak. There are some notable third-party gems like Metal Gear Solid or Shantae, but much of the stuff outside Nintendo's output was re-releases or ports (Dragon Warrior III is great!) and a crapton of licensed games of questionable quality.So, I've been replaying Wario Land 3 on my RG350 (Gambette is actually a really good emulator, if you aren't going for original hardware) and it got me thinking about how short and non-notable the Game Boy Color era was. I mean, I feel like there are only a handful of particularly good games exclusively for the GBC, and all of them are first-party Nintendo titles (Wario Land 3 and Oracle of Ages/Seasons). Then you've got some re-releases from other systems, a Pokemon generation totally overshadowed by its remake, and a lot of media tie-in games. What am I missing?
If the magazines were anything to go by at the time, there were absolutely reams and reams of licensed games padding out the library.