Nintendo's third home console released internationally. Named for its 64-bit CPU, it was more technologically advanced than the Sega Saturn and PlayStation that were popular at the time.

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Name of an early game [on hold]

Years ago when the N64 came out I played a game at a shop in England. The premise was you flew a transformer like robot and you had to land on buildings to destroy them. You had a time limit and got ...
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How Can You Use Djipi's Cel-Shading N64 Zelda Textures on OS X?

Someone named Djipi made a collection of hi-res textures that made Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask look like Wind Waker. They look pretty incredible. I use the console ui of mupen64plus 2.0.0 ...
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Unable to save progress on N64 cartridge

I have an old Super Smash Bros. cartridge for the N64 (that I purchased recently). I am unable to save any progress for the game. I have done some research and all of the online information says that ...
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Nintendo 64 game will not boot!

I recently purchased Conkers Bad Fur Day for Nintendo 64 and it came today. I plugged it into my Nintendo 64 and I got nothing but a black screen. I cleaned the contacts on the board with isopropyl ...
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N64 Transfer Pak

I recently received an N64 transfer pak. When I looked at the label it was orange, so I looked it up and found that it is a Japanese transfer pak. I am planning on buying an N64 and was wondering ...
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Did I just fry my Nintendo 64?

I recently bought a Nintendo 64 console online from America and since I live in Europe I plugged it into a unit that allows the american plugin to fit into our outlet (It works fine for my ...
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What team of Pokemon should I use for the Master Ball cup if I want a Surfing Pikachu?

I really want a surfing pikachu but what pokemon should I use for pokemon stadium?
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N64 on HDTV white out on snow levels

I have my N64 connected to my Samsung Flat screen TV and I'm getting sound and audio, however on snow levels, the whole screen just whites out and (on Mario Kart) I can't see the track. I'm currently ...
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How to have rumble support in Mupen64Plus?

Since the native OUYA controllers unfortunately lack force feedback, I'd like to buy either a wired or wireless XBOX360 or PS3 controller (or any other that I can then use on both the OUYA and my PC). ...
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Can I extend the cheat screen time in NFL Blitz for the N64?

Right before you enter the stadium to play the game, there is a short period to enter (more like mash) in cheats to be applied to the football game... Is there anyway to extend that short period to ...
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Why does my Nintendo 64 randomly reset?

I have an N64 that will reset/restart back to the Nintendo 64 logo as if power cycling at random. It isn't a set amount of time into the game, or based on a button combination, but it always resets ...
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Is there a difference between Nintendo 64 controllers used on PAL and NTSC systems?

Is it possible to use the controllers from an NTSC (Japanese / US) Nintendo 64 system on a PAL (EUR) system? Are they the same item or is there a difference?
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Can all EUR Nintendo 64 cartridges be set to English?

I purchased Paper Mario 64 a year ago and it allowed me to set language to English. I live in Australia and most games don't have the language select functionality they are just set at English. I am ...
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Problems connecting an N64 to an HDTV

The TV is an Insignia NS-19LD120A13. The TV doesn't display anything when the N64 is connected and powered on with a cartridge (I tried all the input options, each one displays no signal). I Googled ...
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How to hook my nintendo64 on a monitor?

So the nintendo64 being a little old needs to be converted to go into a vga/dvi input. i've seen people mention things about boxes, but i'd like to know why i need that how it works what specific ...
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Swapping boot and ROM chips on N64 cartridges

Is this as simple as it seems? Find a matching game that uses same boot chip and swap it over to a seemingly dead board? Or do the opposite and move the game ROM chip over to a board with a working ...
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How do I get access to the cannon outside of the castle?

There is a cannon just outside of the castle in Super Mario Word 64 but it's locked ! It is near the water, on the beach. Can I get access to it ? If so, how ?
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Why did I get classified as 'Most honorable'?

Yesterday, I was playing the wonderful Goldeneye, for the n64 with a few friends. We ended up playing a match, first to 10 kills. I won the match by going 10 (kills) and 2 (deaths). At the end ...
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What is the pinout of the GameShark Pro’s SharkLink cable?

I got a used GameShark Pro (for Nintendo 64) but it did not have the manual, code book, or SharkLink serial cable. It currently says there is 15% free space on the cartridge, so I’d like to connect it ...
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Can I save/resume game in Starfox 64?

I didn’t have a console growing up, but eventually bought a Nintendo 64 to enhance my childhood retroactively. I just got Starfox 64, and have to admit I’m puzzled. I have beaten the first few ...
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Can you play a Japanese N64 Game on a European console?

Back in Europe I have a N64 console. As I am currently living in Japan, I find myself tempted to buy some old N64 games in Japanese. However, the articles about the N64's region locking usually assume ...
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Play n64oid saves on laptop?

Is there any way to play the game saves from n64oid on my Win7 laptop? Basically I'd like to be able to hook up my USB controller and take over from a game save I have from traveling and playing on my ...
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Does an N64 system display a black screen when turned on without a game cart?

I bought a used N64 system and I was told it was tested and works. But I only have one old game I haven't played in years that I tried with it. When I turn it on, the light turns on on front of the ...
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Is it possible to mod an N64 controller to connect to a computer?

Is it possible to mod an N64 controller to connect to a computer? I've read something about this online, and that the power ratings for the controller and USB are not the same. Is this possible? What ...
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How to connect an N64 to an Apple display (non) thunderbolt?

I have an Apple display (no thunderbolt) and an N64: . I don't have a TV. Is there any way I can hook the Apple monitor up to the N64?
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Why were the N64 analog sticks so inferior to those that came after?

The Nintendo 64 controller's Control Stick seems to have paved the way for the analog sticks adopted by all major game consoles ever since. You can tell, too, because it really rather sucked compared ...
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Emulation problems with Paper Mario

Has anyone successfully emulated PaperMario for N64? I'm using Project64 1.6 on Windows 7 Using Jabo's video plugin there is lots of flickering which was really annoying so I tried Glide64. Which ...
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Nintendo (SNES, N64, etc.) Cartridge Revisions

I've got two copies of a couple of Nintendo games (Super Mario World for the SNES and Super Mario 64 for the N64). I want to sell the extra copy of each, but I don't know which one to keep since they ...
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What is the significance of the times after the closing credits in Diddy Kong Racing 64?

After defeating Wizpig in space in Adventure 2 (and possible after the normal adventure; I can't quite remember as it's been some time since I've played), when the credits roll, there are times given ...
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How are the many signals of a N64 or Wii joystick sent to the console by only 2 wires?

I am curious as to how only 2 wires (perhaps 3 or 4) inside a N64 or Wii gamepad are able to send the many signals of the different inputs at once. It used to be that for just one ON/OFF input, we ...
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What are all the ways to get the Stop 'n Swop items in Banjo-Kazooie?

I know that the Stop 'n Swop items were never able to be used for their intended purpose. If they had worked out, it would have made for some really cool features. Anyway, I'm curious about how to ...
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What's the most efficient usage of the golden mushroom in Mario Kart 64?

When you get an golden mushroom (the orange one) in Mario Kart 64, should you repeatedly press the Z button as quickly as possible, or should you delay it a bit in order to maximize the boost you get ...
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How do you get up the endless stairs on Super Mario 64 for Nintendo 64?

Do you need a certain amount of Stars or is there another way?