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    Cool Google Maps now available for NES!

    Better late then never!

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike - Limestone View Post
    "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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    Quote Originally Posted by cd/home View Post
    I think it was something to do with cooling to contacts or something...
    No, its dust on the Cartridge connectors
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    Quote Originally Posted by KMyers View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by MattS View Post
    Yup the good old days... They loaded fast at least...
    hah, load screens? What load screens??

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    Quote Originally Posted by mg- View Post
    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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