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Originally Posted by Charles Franklin Fernandez
I love my Hyper 64 so much that I own 4 Hyper Neo Geo 64 boards, one for each fighting game.
As with other arcade systems and boards, the Hyper 64 is OK in quality as long as you do not do something stupid.
There are two revisions of the board. Rev 1 is the first revision that came out, and it is the one that requires extra harnesses for the speakers and the power supply. Rev 2 is a latter version of the board that fixes all the mistakes done on rev 1 and is more JAMMA type, in other words it is plug-and-play. You can tell that you have a rev 2 board when you find a MVS-JAMMA switch under it. BTW, turn the switch to MVS and you can plug it in a dedicated MVS cab with zero modifications.
Also keep in mind that there are four versions of the hyper 64 board:
- Figthing (the one discussed above).
- And there is a Korean version of the Hyper 64 that only plays the Samurai Showdown games.
These boards are technically different from each other, so you can not put a driving cart into a fighting board. They won't work.
What version would I recommend, well it depends. If you want a cheap board and are not afraid dealing with extra wiring harnesses, rev 1 is for you. On the other hand if you are not confortable working with extra harnesses and just want to plug and play, then get the rev 2. Just keep in mind that rev 2 boards were exclusive for the Japanese market, so not too many of them were produced. And they tend to be a bit more expensive.
Games are not hard to find at all, now complete kits on the other hand... You can still find games at www.videoconnect.com
(check if they still have Buriki One as a complete kit), www.vektorlogik.com
, and of course eBay. I did not have any trouble at all finding the games that I wanted. I got a Buriki One kit, Fatal Fury Wild Ambition with marquee and manual, and Samurai Showdown 64 with marquee and manual from Video Connection (www.videoconnect.com
). And I found a Warriors Rage kit on ebay, I belive that the seller was mountaincoinop.
What is hard to find, at least for me, are the "Hyper Neo Geo 64" gold side arts, side arts for each fighter game, button labels, cpos, and move stickers for Fatal Fury Wild Ambition and Samurai Showdown 64. So if anyone has any of those for sale...
Must have games for the Hyper 64 (fighting):
- Buriki One.
- Warriors Rage.
- Samurai Showdown 64.
Unfortunately, Fatal Fury Wild Ambition has a lot to be desired. I guess that it was SNK's wild ambition to redo the original Fatal Fury in 64-bit.