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Google Maps now available for NES!


Better late then never!

http://www.youtube.com/googlemaps



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Massive Want.

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Hehe! Blowing on the cartridge to get it to work, ugh, those were the days! You know, I never actually looked into why that worked. <off to Google>

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Blowing on the cartridge to get it to work
I think it was something to do with cooling to contacts or something...

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"Blow on the cartridge to fix bugs"

So true. I also seem to recall sometimes having some luck by slamming the cartridge into the system.

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"Blow on the cartridge to fix bugs"
I think that was 1 of the reasons I was slightly asmatic when I was younger.

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I think it was something to do with cooling to contacts or something...
No, its dust on the Cartridge connectors

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No, its dust on the Cartridge connectors
Yup the good old days... They loaded fast at least...

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Did anybody actually goto maps.google.com and click the quest button?

It's awesome

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Yup the good old days... They loaded fast at least...
hah, load screens? What load screens??

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Did anybody actually goto maps.google.com and click the quest button?

It's awesome
It is pretty cool. It reminds me of the kinds of old graphics that used to be "state of the art".

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Interesting. Google must have spent quite some time to do the 8-bit version. They have changed text of some of the cities.

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