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Like all the best gaming stories, the project that would eventually lead to the Analogue Super Nt started with an obsession. As the CEO of Analogue, a company that specializes in high-end retro hardware, Christopher Taber remains bound to the tech of yesteryear. Soon, Analogue will release the Super Nt — a pristine, sub-$200 Super Nintendo clone that uses cutting-edge proprietary tech to replicate the original’s guts — that represents the culmination of Taber’s passion for high-fidelity retro gaming, which he describes as 'totally unreasonable, nauseating, all-consuming."

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I wonder why there’s so much interest in old technology. I suspect that this might be a DRM issue. Perhaps there was some magic behind these old concepts that gave freely in a way that sound business minds later learned to harvest as profit.

P.S. The bastards!! >:}!


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