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Offline Demonxz95

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Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« on: January 08, 2019, 12:23 am »
When I was a kid, I had a PS1 demo disc that had a lot of games I ended up getting and the franchises that defined my childhood, as well as a lot of games that I never got the full game but looked extremely interesting. Demo discs are now kind of a lost art.

Nowadays, demo discs are called "preorder the game".
 

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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2019, 12:27 am »
I played demo discs to death. I really wish I still had my ps1 demo disc. Got me into twisted metal.
 

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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2019, 06:12 am »
Remember when you could actually get free demos of a game?
 

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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2019, 09:34 am »
Remember when you could actually get free demos of a game?
Remember when games were released as finished products?
 

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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2019, 11:31 am »
Remember when games were released as finished products?
Remember when you paid for a game you got the entire thing?
 

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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2019, 11:35 am »
I have a PS2 demo disc that Playstation Magazine gave away. It includes demos like Black, Driver: Parallel Lines and much more. In know that Pizza Hut gave away demo discs for PS1 and I happen to have played some before.
 

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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2019, 11:47 am »
I also have a 3DS game, Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D that includes a demo of Resident Evil: Revelations.
 

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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2019, 12:15 pm »
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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2019, 12:17 pm »
I had some ps1 demo discs I got in magazines

 

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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2019, 07:22 pm »
sadly never had one
 

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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2019, 05:39 am »
I remember playing a demo disc for the PS2 like Ratchet and Clank 2 or some games.
 

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Re: Who remembers when demo discs were a thing?
« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2019, 04:41 pm »
lol I still have some of my old demo discs

They were neat, but unlike some other things that used to be in my life I don't miss them too much