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by MentholMoose
14 Jan 2024, 12:33
Forum: Projects
Topic: Newbie questions about Virtual On
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Re: Newbie questions about Virtual On

Welcome to the forum! The VO arcade and official Twin Stick controllers for console have digital joysticks. That said, with the VO games on Xbox 360 the analog sticks of the gamepad can be used. If you have analog joysticks that can be wired up and are functional I think the game would be fine. Many...
by MentholMoose
14 Jan 2024, 12:13
Forum: OT and Forum Meta
Topic: This forum is flooded with bots
Replies: 5
Views: 1429

Re: This forum is flooded with bots

Yes SinisterSticks is a new user, welcome! Since I was looking at logs I went ahead and "registered" some of the legitimate bots that weren't previous registered. Identifying bots is important so that phpBB can serve them content which is more appropriate for search engines - dead links to...
by MentholMoose
13 Jan 2024, 20:32
Forum: OT and Forum Meta
Topic: This forum is flooded with bots
Replies: 5
Views: 1429

Re: This forum is flooded with bots

I think it was a misconfigured or broken web scraper, although the user agent was randomized which isn't typical of legitimate scraping e.g. by search engines. Thanks for letting me know.
by MentholMoose
13 Jan 2024, 16:49
Forum: OT and Forum Meta
Topic: This forum is flooded with bots
Replies: 5
Views: 1429

Re: This forum is flooded with bots

Thanks for the heads up! The traffic causing the problem was from Alibaba Cloud and is now blocked.
by MentholMoose
14 Dec 2023, 19:46
Forum: OT and Forum Meta
Topic: 15 year anniversary!
Replies: 1
Views: 14150

Re: 10 year anniversary!

And now we're at 15 years! Happy holidays!!
by MentholMoose
20 Sep 2023, 02:38
Forum: Videos, Replays, Memorabilia
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread
Replies: 278
Views: 420708

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread

Here's an HSS-0130 Virtua Stick Pro in excellent condition, starting at ¥25,000 (USD $168.89). No box or manual but it looks really good and the description has "non-smoking" (非喫煙) which I think is nice to mention. EDIT: Wow, it sold for ¥60,000!! (USD $401.67) SEGA バーチャスティック プロ HSS-0130 1...
by MentholMoose
14 Sep 2023, 01:18
Forum: Videos, Replays, Memorabilia
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread
Replies: 278
Views: 420708

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread

Here's a cool flyer for OMG showing it in a Versus City cabinet starting at ¥1,000 (USD $6.79).
Edit: Sold for ¥1,600 (USD $10.81).
チラシ セガ/SEGA 電脳戦機バーチャロン CYBER TROOPERS VIRTUAL-ON バーサスシティ Versus City
OMG flyer
OMG flyer
by MentholMoose
14 Sep 2023, 01:13
Forum: Videos, Replays, Memorabilia
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread
Replies: 278
Views: 420708

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread

Arcade 5.66 setup with asking price ¥250,000 (USD 1,697.73).
電脳戦機バーチャロン オラトリオ・タングラムVer5.66 CYBER TROOPERS VIRTUAL-ON ORATORIO TANGRAM SEGA/NAOMI
Arcade 5.66
Arcade 5.66
The seller linked a video showing how it works.
by MentholMoose
14 Sep 2023, 00:23
Forum: Videos, Replays, Memorabilia
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread
Replies: 278
Views: 420708

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread

Dreamcast Katana HKT-0120 dev kit asking ¥850,000 (USD $5,775.92). It's also listed on eBay for $8k. :o Edit 9/20: No bids and the price has dropped to ¥799,999 (USD $5,404.39). Edit 9/30: The price has dropped to ¥712,500 (USD $4,769.87). Edit 10/7: Price drop to ¥676,875 (USD $4,535.94). Edit 10/1...
by MentholMoose
16 Oct 2022, 13:00
Forum: Videos, Replays, Memorabilia
Topic: Buying items from Japan
Replies: 25
Views: 52619

Re: Buying items from Japan

Lately I've been using FROM JAPAN. The basic fee for an auction item is a flat ¥300. There are other fees but overall it seems competitive. They changed their payment verification system so I couldn't use a Capital One card anymore, and their customer service suggested switching to PayPal which is a...
by MentholMoose
16 Oct 2022, 12:27
Forum: Videos, Replays, Memorabilia
Topic: Buying items from Japan
Replies: 25
Views: 52619

Re: Buying items from Japan

In case anyone has not been made unaware, the USD to JPY exchange rate is exceptionally favorable for buying items from Japan. It's literally the best rate in decades.
1 United States Dollar equals 148.45 Japanese Yen
by MentholMoose
22 Apr 2022, 23:20
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: 5.66 ORATORIO TANGRAM 2000 EDITION with LIVE MONITOR at ZAPCON 2022!
Replies: 1
Views: 8412

Re: 5.66 ORATORIO TANGRAM 2000 EDITION with LIVE MONITOR at ZAPCON 2022!

This sounds so cool! Sometime I have to make it out to one of these.
by MentholMoose
11 Jan 2022, 02:05
Forum: Videos, Replays, Memorabilia
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread
Replies: 278
Views: 420708

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread

Oh wow, there was some strong interest in that item! Eight bidders, 64 bids and a winning bid of ¥120,000 (USD $1,040.01).
by MentholMoose
29 Oct 2021, 02:28
Forum: Videos, Replays, Memorabilia
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread
Replies: 278
Views: 420708

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions thread

DC Twin Stick that looks new in box starting at ¥4,000.
EDIT: Sold for ¥4,100, what a deal!
SEGA/セガ ツインスティック ドリームキャスト専用 HKT-7500
Dreamcast Twin Stick (1)
Dreamcast Twin Stick (1)
Dreamcast Twin Stick (2)
Dreamcast Twin Stick (2)
by MentholMoose
17 Aug 2021, 02:16
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Tournaments in August/September 2021
Replies: 7
Views: 12649

Re: Tournaments in August/September 2021

Thanks so much for the links!
by MentholMoose
08 Aug 2021, 12:21
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: Tournaments in August/September 2021
Replies: 7
Views: 12649

Re: Tournaments in August/September 2021

Thanks for sharing this. Are these streamed on Twitch?
by MentholMoose
27 Feb 2021, 19:54
Forum: Videos, Replays, Memorabilia
Topic: Archive
Replies: 2
Views: 9541

Re: Archive

Hey it's been a while. Thanks for sharing.