tezza wrote:Certainly to some younger people these old computers are now vintage curiosities.
"You mean programs were saved on cassette tape?" "wow!"
(or some would even say "What is cassette tape?")
lizardb0y wrote:I have long harboured a dream of being able to display some of my collection publically, along with interactive displays and educational material. It's not something I'll be able to do myself but it would be fantastic to have opportunity to display somewhere.
lizardb0y wrote:I did go along to a recent hands-on exhibition at Capital-E here in Wellington called Virtual Adventure which featured consoles and a couple of arcade cabs, including PS1, N64, Atari Flashback, PS3 and a few Wiis.
lizardb0y wrote:It actually inspired me to reconsider the PS1 as old enough to class as something I'm interested in
lizardb0y wrote:I suspect we're going to end up in a similar position to the guys that restore and run : ...
: ... a bunch of enthusiasts going it alone. The trick will be to get enough people together in one place to make it viable, and find somewhere cheap to do it. I'm in Wellington.
YetiSeti wrote:lizardb0y wrote:It actually inspired me to reconsider the PS1 as old enough to class as something I'm interested in
... I consider that game and some others reason enough for making the PS1 part of the collection. I think the PS1 is also great for showing FMV, 3D Polygons, CD quality music, and vast expanse and size of games with the move to CD media.
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