PCB Swapping And Loving it!


Screen Shot 2013-01-07 at 12.24.32 AMI got a sweet deal from Windy Gaming the other day; picked up Street Fighter II, Magical Sword, Zelda III, Donkey Kong Country 1 & 2 for the low price of $30. The only cart I already own is Zelda III but I always loved that amazing label on the Super Famicom cart.

I decided to be a good brother and give Decepticreep the Super Famicom cart of Zelda III, but under my condition. I swapped out the PCB and gave him the US cart with the Japanese PCB inside.

I know there might be some hardcore preservationist gamer out there mortified that I did this, but Decepticeep wanted the game, not caring about the language and I wanted the super sweet looking cart. It’s nice to be able to now play my Super Famicom cart in English.

photoAs a little brotherly bonus, I did the same to Star Fox, as I had a spare copy for God knows how long, but only recently purchased a new set of security bits replacing the ones that were stolen from me so many years ago.

Needless to say, I dusted off my old Super Famicom, having another go at Gannon and Andross, and enjoying every minute of it.


About Jangofatt

Jango believes in the simple rule of gaming: games are meant to be played and enjoyed, not to be placed behind glass only to be to stared at. When he isn't playing old school games, Jango is also the host for the Pinekast in which you will hear his frustrations with his fellow site members. Believe you me, a bad day gaming and recording the Pinekast is always better than a good day at work.

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