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by phatrat1982
Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:06 am
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: Earliest cd-i memory
Replies: 20
Views: 7936

Ok well I will give this a try. My earliest memory is sometime in the summer of 94 and it goes like this I was reading through a stack of EGM magazines my sisters boyfriend recently gave me to get on my good side so he could do what guys do with your sister you dont want them to do. Anyways so I was...
by phatrat1982
Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:56 am
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: converting files found on a CDi disc
Replies: 1
Views: 1931

If you just need the video files why don't you look into getting a cheap video capture card and just capture the video from the actual CD-i console and convert it that way? That is what I would do.
by phatrat1982
Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:54 am
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: Complete collections
Replies: 15
Views: 7380

I am one of those USA only collectors I am that way with everything movies, comics, video games, even Transformers (which is hard because some of the Japanese toys are actually pretty cool looking) but the main reason I stick to USA only is not as much national pride (plays a small part I must admit...
by phatrat1982
Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:35 am
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: The reason I want to take a sledgehammer to the internet...
Replies: 6
Views: 3859

I agree with this thread, I read about CD-i mostly in EGM because tha was the magazine I read the most, and I always thought the system looked more for adults and entertainment than for general video games. Personally I have always wanted one back then and even today specifically for the video capab...
by phatrat1982
Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:10 am
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: If you were responsible for Philips Media Games...
Replies: 19
Views: 6926

Well I am not really familiar with the exact hardware specs but I can make a few assumptions based on hardware I am familiar with from the time. I think it would depend on what part of software I was in charge of to decide what I would have done. IF my job was making partners and getting third party...
by phatrat1982
Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:56 am
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: CD-i newcomer
Replies: 12
Views: 3265

hi there, new myself but I will try and help if I can. I guess the forum is kind of quiet lately so I don't know how long it will be before someone else shows up.


I found this site to be very helpful so I think it is a good place to start.



http://cdii.blogspot.com/
by phatrat1982
Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: Beyond CD-i
Topic: ***SPAM SUSPECTED***
Replies: 10
Views: 10773

in regards to the spambots, I used to run a couple different phpbb forums in the past and through constant spambot attack did some digging and learned that there is a program called xrumer that is what spammers use to get past your security measures. I forget what it was called but we installed a pl...
by phatrat1982
Wed Jun 15, 2011 1:51 am
Forum: Beyond CD-i
Topic: what other game systems could also play movies?
Replies: 17
Views: 9104

what other game systems could also play movies?

I am curious what all video game consoles were capable of playing movies on them and in what formats? I know for sure CD-i had two formats CD-i DV and VCD and I know Playstation 2, Xbox, and 360 all play DVD's and PS3 can play DVD and Blu Ray and 360 could add on HD-DVD support but what I would like...
by phatrat1982
Wed Jun 15, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: Beyond CD-i
Topic: CD Video
Replies: 2
Views: 4187

I have a LaserDisc player that plays CD Video, I don't have any CD Video discs but I do have some LaserDiscs and am always looking for more.
by phatrat1982
Wed Jun 15, 2011 1:33 am
Forum: Beyond CD-i
Topic: your main hobby/interest outside of CD-i
Replies: 17
Views: 10656

Well I am mostly just into movies, collecting movies, making movies, watching movies everything that has to do with motion pictures. I love collecting old formats especially Super 8 and Laser Disc formats there is something cool about watching an old movie on an old film reel. I am currently going t...
by phatrat1982
Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:27 am
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: Looking into buying hardware any advice?
Replies: 0
Views: 1340

Looking into buying hardware any advice?

I specifically am interested mainly in the motion picture aspect of the player so what I would need is one that works the most like a normal VCR/DVD/LD player in terms of putting in a disc and getting around in the menus and such. So I do have a couple of questions for anyone with knowledge. First w...
by phatrat1982
Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: Question about running emulators on CD-i
Replies: 0
Views: 1354

Question about running emulators on CD-i

Ok so I know there are emulators that will play CD-i games on Windows and I know there are also emulators of SNES and other old systems that will run on Xbox and Dreamcast, ect, but has anyone ever written or attempted to write a working emulator of any old consoles that will run on a real CD-i cons...
by phatrat1982
Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: What are the proffessional CDIs?
Replies: 6
Views: 3225

When I worked for Shop-Ko they used a CD-i for their training videos. This was in 2003 and I was so amazed to see a working system still being used.
by phatrat1982
Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:05 pm
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: New member? Say Hi!
Replies: 324
Views: 159920

well I do have a lot of questions so reading the old posts might be a good place to start.
by phatrat1982
Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Philips CD-i Forum
Topic: Philips Video Cd's Wanted/ Plus the US Master VCD List
Replies: 31
Views: 18631

OK so the real main reason I came to this forum is to ask about VCD movies so here I go my questions for you experts here. I found the site because I was looking for a master list of VCD titles released in the US, and well that lead me here to this very thread. BUT I still have some questions that I...