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What should i get for £300

edited January 2006 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
I'm thinking something geeky. Possibly an xbox360. What would you guys spend the cash on?


  • MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    You're going to think I'm wierd, but I'm holding out for a Nintendo Revolution.
  • 3stripe3stripe ✭✭
    edited January 2006
    probably a new synth of some kind?

  • edited January 2006
    this and this (bargain!) - leaving a 100 or so spare.
  • I think you're wierd. Then again i have no idea whatsoever about the revolution.
    I want the 360 for all it's wireless media stuff since i'm getting myself a projector and i'd like it as neat tidy and sexy as possible.
    Just wondering though, does anyone have a psp? Does anyone know if they can output video? And if so what connection/quality/etc? Cause that could be a damn nice way of doing it...
  • "neat tidy and sexy as possible."

    thats definitely not my opinion on the xbox. its big and ugly imo. revolution certainly looks awesome.
  • MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    edited January 2006

    Look at this thing!


    I've *gotta* try that.
  • I'd save it until I knew what I needed some money for :)
  • "neat tidy and sexy as possible." - i.e. all i need is 2 power cables and a video cable and i have an entire media setup. The xbox will connect wirelessly to my pc and to a controller and bearing in mind that the xbox, projector, and power socket would all be next to each other, thats about as neat and tidy as i can get it.

    Personally though, i like the 360's design.

    Mark - you really are wierd. Looks interesting though. Since i cant be bothered to go digging and it doesnt shout it at me, can anyone tell me whether the revolution will do all the media stuff the 360 does?
  • MarkMark Vanilla Staff
    I don't know if it can do all of that, but it does come with "Nintendo Wi-Fi", so I imagine there must be some wacky networking features in it.
  • edited January 2006
    I'm thinking something like this with a combination of some DVB-T pci card would be quite cool. But an xbox360 kinda does all that and more.. =\
  • The revolution had better come with a numchuck fighting game...
  • I have a PSP - It's ok. But I'd get a Mac mini. Rawr!
  • I'm with Bergamot, if there's not nunchucks then there's best be Lightsaber action.
  • lechlech Chicagoland
    I just blew $340 on a brand new video card and power supply :P
  • Get a 486 and pump it up with useless hardware, yeeeehah
  • I'm also going to wait for Nintendo Revolution. It looks to me as if they're the only ones who don't care about what's good for marketing, and just make a console that's fun to play with. I jumped off the graphics bandwagon when I bought a PowerBook (well.. it's okey for a laptop). I just hope that the parental control features will make Nintendo let people make more violent games for it =P
  • Chimaria that's the most hillarious thing i've seen all week!

    a 4 port usb hub and it's a tea warmer!

  • "It looks to me as if they're the only ones who don't care about what's good for marketing, and just make a console that's fun to play with" - how fun it is to play with doesnt bother me, really. I'd be getting a 360 as a media centre which let me play games on it, not the other way round.
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