GameShark for Windows 95: The PC Game Enhancer

GameShark for Windows 95: The PC Game Enhancer


Greetings and
welcome to an LGR Oddware
follow up of sorts, I
suppose you could call this.
Because today we’re going to be looking at
the GameShark computer game enhancer
for Windows 95 and 98
games from the late 90s.
Yeah, this is a cheap device for PCs
and this is just very much
just a US localization
of the Datel PC Action
Replay for Windows 95
that I covered on LGR a little while back.
Of course in that video I established
that it pretty much doesn’t work
with my entire library of US PC games,
and then I discovered that
there was a US version
sold under the GameShark brand.
Same basic capabilities except that it
was meant to be used with US games.
Whereas the Datel Action Replay in the UK
was meant to use with UK games.
You know, there’s enough
difference I guess, in the code.
I mean PCs don’t exactly have regens,
but it’s just a code I guess
that’s a little bit different
you know, it’s expecting
either a different patch,
version number, or just the
UK release is different enough
in the code base that it
just didn’t work with it.
So maybe this will work
with those same games.
We’re gonna try the same games that I did
in the Action Replay video,
but I also just wanna take
a look at this package here
because not only is it very long
and barely fits in the
frame. It’s really tall.
I assume this has a VHS tape in here.
The Action Replay version did.
That was a PAL VHS so I
wasn’t able to play that.
It had a digitized
version of the tape on CD
so we were able to see the video anyway,
but this one is of course a US release.
Even though right there
it just it still says made
in England so I guess it
was still made in England.
But yeah, InterAct a RECOTON Company.
Mmmm, yeah they released a whole bunch
of random peripherals and
things back in the day.
I had a bunch of them myself,
but I never once saw this in stores.
This is something that somebody found.
Thank you, for sending the links my way.
I found this on ebay
and got it pretty cheap,
and yeah, it’s apparently new-ish in box.
So, yeah let’s take a look at it.
(box cutter clicking open)
I really don’t know
what’s inside here yet,
just due to the shape of
it, I assume a VHS tape.
In fact I think I saw a VHS
on one of the other listings
per this US version of the GameShark
for PCs, but I don’t actually know.
And then the Action Replay that
had the parallel port dongle
effectively used for just
DRM as far as I could tell.
But, yeah I don’t know
if this has that or not
or if it’s just the trainer software.
Hmmm
Okay, well there’s a dongle.
Ahah, yes this looks mighty similar.
So let’s see here, can
you swim with sharks?
What is this? Become a
member of dangerous waters.
Oh dear, well that’s a cheesy thing.
(laughs)
It’s just registration
stuff so that’s fine.
Warranty information, okay.
Yeah it doesn’t look like there’s
any documentation with this one either.
Same with the PC Action
Replay from Datel in the UK,
it’s really just this CD-ROM,
can’t get it out of there.
There we go. So, yeah that’s it.
I mean, you don get any
actual manual or anything.
There be some, there’s like
a help file on the disk.
At least that’s how it
was with the Action Replay
so I suppose we’ll see. I’m
not expecting much more.
I’m just really thinking this
is gonna be a re-badging.
And, slightly different software
to work with the US games.
Yeah this is the exact same dongle
that the Action Replay had.
So, you got one side that
plugs into the parallel port
on your computer and then a pass through
so you can plug in whatever
parallel port devices
without taking up the port, and yeah.
If you wanna see what’s
inside here its you know,
I’m assuming its the same
thing as the Action Replay.
I showed that in the Oddware video.
So that’s all that is, really
just for copy protection.
As far as I know, and
this is interesting, yeah.
The tape seems to be pretty identical.
It even has the same like
little yellow VDC sticker there.
It looks like November 29, 1998. Neat.
Well, we’ll put this in the
VCR first and see what this is.
I guess it’ll be able to play
since it’s NTSC, that’s nice.
And then just install it, you know.
This gonna go into the parallel port.
Install the software,
but yeah, tape first.
(VCR opening)
(upbeat music playing)
– [Narrator] GameShark is the
ultimate game enhancer for PC.
Now you can rewrite the rules.
GameShark takes the latest and greatest
brain-busting games and blows them apart.
– [Presenter] So far this is identical
in terms of script content and whatnot
to the Action Replay, just you know,
different person narrating
it and different logos.
– [Narrator] If you’ve
experienced the humiliation
of crashing out at level four
of your favorite action-adventure game
then GameShark is the only tool
you’ll ever need to even the odds.
But GameShark doesn’t just
help you to complete your games
more easily, a unique
library of game enhancements
can actually add hours of
gameplay to your favorite games.
– [Presenter] Okay I
already like this one better
just due to this B roll of
that late 90s machine here.
(laughs)
Cuz it just is awesome.
– [Narrator] Routines that change the way
in which the game works.
This could mean you have
unlimited energy, extra lives,
invincibility, or any
number of special effects.
So for example, when playing Army Men
why not activate the code
for infinite health so you
can explore the levels
extensively without being killed?
– [Presenter] Okay, well, it really is
just the exact same thing, so.
Yeah it might be on the CD as well.
Let’s go ahead and find out though.
So, just gonna go ahead
and plug the dongle
into the Windows 98 capture
box, the lazy green giant here.
And then, let’s get the same
four games I tried last time
and try them out with this,
see if they fare any better.
Ahh.
Or not.
(Button clicking)
Yeah, it’s not powering
on at all. That sucks.
I would assume it’s not the
GameShark that killed it.
Nah I mean, I don’t know,
that didn’t make any sense.
Yeah, it’s just totally
not turning on anymore.
I guess the power supply
went, or something.
Cuz yeah. Man, rest in
peace lazy green giant.
I just made this thing.
I gotta replace the power supply sometime.
Whatever, let’s try another PC.
I’m bummed out about that,
but I’ll get it fixed.
Until now though we’ve
got the Packard Bell 955
that I restored on LGR a while back
and yeah, we’ve got the
GameShark software installed.
So far, it’s identical as expected.
So let’s just try it out.
(upbeat music)
Well I see where 90% of the budget went.
Alright, well this is looking
pretty much identical.
Wow, that is one laggy mouse.
I was curious about the about video
if that was the same as the, yeah.
(upbeat music)
Looks the same.
– [Narrator] GameShark is
the ultimate game enhancer
for the PC. Now you can rewrite the rules.
GameShark takes the latest and greatest
brain-busting games and blows them apart.
– [Presenter] Strange,
wonder why they have her back
And even changed her
script to say GameShark
instead of Action Replay.
Yeah, I was expecting the
VHS guy, but I guess not.
Alright, is this an even smaller list?
Oh no, how many games is this?
One, two, three, 17 games! Wow.
So there’s even fewer titles with codes
than the already pretty
lackluster Action Replay did
for PC and Windows 95, wow. Alright.
And it doesn’t even have
the games I was gonna try.
No Age of Empires, no Tomb Raider 2.
It does at least have
Forsaken and StarCraft.
So, alright let’s just try Forsaken first.
We just gotta try it out,
and this is the original
US Release, which if anything
should work it’s this.
Because again with the UK
Action Replay, you know,
the dongle was working
fine, the dongle seems
to be working fine here, the
software’s doin its thing.
But it was the versions of
the game I was using that were
apparently causing issues
because UK versions
and US ones I guess differ enough.
So let’s see if this
original US release works.
And in fact we can actually double check
that that’s installed in the correct
or it’s looking in the
correct spot, which it is.
So that’s good. We’ll go
ahead and launch the game.
Alright so far so good,
we’ve got the code selectors,
the trainer program here,
looks like everything
is turned on, there’s no error messages.
This doesn’t necessarily mean
it’ll work but let’s hope.
Because, oh wow that’s right,
I don’t have a 3D accelerator
installed so we’re gonna be
running this in software mode.
(laughs)
Oh dear, oh this brings back some
late 1997 memories right here.
So chunky.
Yeah 320 by 200.
Okay.
So we should have infinite
everything pretty much,
endless health and ammunition
for special weapons we’ll see.
(lasers firing)
(explosions)
Well
(chuckles)
Cheats are not working.
Running low on health and out of missiles.
Hmmm
Well, I am thoroughly confused then.
So here’s the thing,
there’s supposed to be
if you look at the help,
here’s what it would look like
if it were detecting the
wrong version of the game.
It would be like can’t use this code,
probably the wrong version
of the game see help.
And this is what the
help tells you, not much.
It basically just says if
you’re getting this code,
it can’t use it with your copy of the game
this means it was made for a
different version of the game.
Yeah we pretty much know this
but what version is it looking for?
Maybe we’ll have better
luck with StarCraft.
Again, original US release
here. Let’s check it out.
Cuz yeah, that was genuinely my assumption
with the Action Replay not working.
Just cuz I have these US
games not the UK games.
Now I’m just more convinced than ever
that this is just a garbage product.
So yeah let’s turn on instant build,
free gas and crystals, that’s good.
Make sure it’s in the right spot.
It is, default installation
path. Let’s go.
Oh that’s different.
It’s not a positive difference,
but it is different.
Okay so it’s actually putting
up the error for this.
So it actually has detected
one or more codes have failed.
I’ll just try switching them
on again out of curiosity.
Yeah I have no expectations
of this working.
Because it at least has detected
that it won’t really work,
that’s a different thing.
Yay an improvement! Sort
of, still doesn’t work.
Man, what the heck is
this looking for then?
Cuz again, original release here.
Yeah I’m runnin out of resources.
Oh dear.
This is seriously just pointless
then, this whole product.
Not StarCraft, StarCraft’s
amazing but yeah, GameShark.
You can just type in codes for all sorts
of PC games back in the
day and that was just
it was part of the experience,
everybody knew that.
And even if you didn’t know that,
that you could type in codes
and download your own trainers
and then you bought this and you thought
this is how you needed
to cheat your PC games,
it seems to be that chances
are that still wouldn’t work.
Are they just throwing somethin
out there to try and fool people?
You know, maybe it did work better
with some of the online patches,
but what an absolute
crapshoot, I had no idea.
Again the dongle’s working
like if I unplug the dongle,
alright unplugged it, go to launch it,
dongle error can’t find dongle.
Please insert the dongle into your port.
So yeah, it ahh dropped
it, this really is just
for DRM copy protection,
and it’s doing everything
through software but the
software just doesn’t work.
At least with any game
that I’ve thrown at it.
I think I’ve tried at
least eight games now,
some of them off camera too,
none of them have worked.
Except for Age of Empires
just a little bit.
It worked with some of the
codes halfway, but that was it.
And these are all unpatched
original releases of the games.
And I don’t know man, I’m just gonna ahead
and say this is a crap
product through and through.
The coolest part about it is the VHS tape
and that’s unfortunate.
Well anyway, that’s all for
this stupid PC GameShark.
This thing sucks.
Hope you found this enlightening
or maybe at least somewhat
amusing, I don’t know.
Check out my action replay
video for more backstory
and whatnot about this product
even though it’s kinda crap.
And as always there are
other videos comin out
all the time every week here on LGR
so ya know, stick around
if that’s whacha wanna do.
And as always, thank you
very much for watching.

100 thoughts on “GameShark for Windows 95: The PC Game Enhancer

  • January 9, 2019 at 5:35 pm
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    Receiving many of the same questions like "Does the UK version work, what's inside the dongle, what does the add code button do?" etc

    Keep in mind that this is a follow-up to the Oddware episode where I talked about the device more in-depth. Many of your questions are answered there 🙂
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQnCdDpU1to

    As for the "add code" button, that's for adding code patch files from the long-dead PC GameShark web server. It is not for activating existing codes.

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  • January 28, 2019 at 2:19 pm
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    Time become so fast now, when we will enjoy it? 🙂

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  • January 28, 2019 at 11:51 pm
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    Nope, won't work. It isn't the USA/UK codes that matter, it is if you had the latest codes for the game. Being PC games, the developers would update the version all the time and break the codes so you needed to get the latest off the codejunkies.com website….. which is gone now (the product page and support page for it). Anyway, you should have the "PC Trainer" app (or was that an extra not on the CD, think it was on the website only so not to confuse less "advanced" people, I can't remember). Anyway, with the PC Trainer you can make you can find your own codes. It captured the games memory, then you say lose a life then you'd click "less" and it would search the memory for that, do it a couple more times and you are down to one memory location (actually one Windows application memory segment with an offset) and that was your code. Anyway, the product didn't last more than 6 months as nobody bought it hence the codes didn't get updated for more than a year, so the games versions to codes just won't work now.

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  • January 29, 2019 at 8:16 am
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    Lazy Green Giant wasn't even Plugged in 😂😂😂

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  • January 29, 2019 at 11:09 pm
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    The VHS was made 24 days after I was born.

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  • January 30, 2019 at 4:42 pm
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    My brother had an Action Replay for the Nintendo DS, and that thing was amazing. Infinite lives in games, whichever Pokemon your heart desired. It was a lot of trouble when online trading became a thing, though. Great fun.

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  • January 31, 2019 at 2:55 am
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    gameshark is literally pointless just use a disassembler, hex editor, and/or memory modifying software

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  • January 31, 2019 at 5:46 am
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    The good news for those who hate cheaters is that a GameShark probably wouldn't even be possible on a modern operating system, because of a security feature called Address Space Layout Randomization. GameShark worked (well, "worked"…) by overwriting the part of a computer's memory that is known to contain your character's health. (Or shield, or whatever else you want infinite of.) But because of ASLR it can't know where the health is located. And this is implemented by all modern operating systems, even iOS and Android.

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  • January 31, 2019 at 9:04 am
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    Did you remember to launch everything as an admin?

    If you dont the gameshark cant alter the game values.

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  • February 1, 2019 at 4:06 am
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    We Should start calling out Millennial's for Using Game Sharks while gaming to utterly confuse them.

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  • February 3, 2019 at 1:41 am
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    Just gotta say man, that trinitron you played the vhs tape on is seeexy

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  • February 4, 2019 at 11:52 pm
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    f

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  • February 6, 2019 at 1:53 pm
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    it hacks the hexes by framerate , thus pal won't work on usa games , cause you all use ntsc like normal people , not saying us brits ain't normal but the pal certainly isn't
    it needs to be driven through the com video out , into the com port dongle
    no wonder it doesn't work , cheaters never win
    be much easier on some of the games listed just hack the config files and the dll resource files

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  • February 6, 2019 at 2:39 pm
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    OMFG i had one of these for my windows 98 and yes it worked

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  • February 6, 2019 at 6:22 pm
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    glitteringprizes

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  • February 6, 2019 at 9:33 pm
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    Back then, I used a hex editor to run diffs on my save files to gain money, ammo, etc. I actually never realized they had a Game Shark on PC.

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  • February 6, 2019 at 10:18 pm
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    YAY StarCraft!!! 😀

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  • February 7, 2019 at 12:24 am
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    Wow, how odd.
    I didn't know there was an action replay/gameshark for PCs, but I remember one that would plug into the back of a Commodore C64, which was supposed to let you track which memory locations were being modified, and amend or lock the values, so you could identify, for example, which register was holding the amount of lives remaining, and keep it locked to a value of 10.
    I've seen that one in action, and that definitely worked.

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  • February 8, 2019 at 8:34 pm
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    Has anyone ever mentioned that you talk the same in your videos as Oxhorn?

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  • February 11, 2019 at 6:38 pm
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    I had a lot of fun with GameShark on PS1, I had no idea there was a GameShark for PC… What a piece of crap tho.

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  • February 12, 2019 at 5:05 pm
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    I had this video running in the background and when it got to about 4:45 I thought something horrible had happened to my computer.

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  • February 13, 2019 at 6:01 pm
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    Game enhancer = cheats

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  • February 17, 2019 at 3:17 pm
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    Did you run it as administrator and give it permission 😂

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  • February 22, 2019 at 4:34 pm
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    I used to have a GameShark on my PS2, and it worked on some games, (Such as Splinter Cell Chaos Theory) but a lot of them wouldn't be affected

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  • February 23, 2019 at 4:47 am
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    Had a GameShark for my psone

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  • February 23, 2019 at 5:53 am
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    We bought one of these growing up. I remember it being thrown in the trash shortly after. Even through the online updates it never worked.

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  • February 24, 2019 at 12:44 am
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    You have the same voice as loafy from cultmoo

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  • March 7, 2019 at 6:40 pm
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    I had one of these back in the day and can confirm it barely worked if at all

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  • March 9, 2019 at 1:55 am
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    17 games? lololol

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  • March 9, 2019 at 10:58 pm
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    "CANT FIND DONGLE"

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  • March 11, 2019 at 7:06 am
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    I miss buying gameshark booklets. They never fucking worked, but I still loved it

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  • March 12, 2019 at 9:24 am
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    I remember using Gameshark on the PS2 and it was working perfectly

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  • March 13, 2019 at 2:37 am
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    Take this down before Apple sees the dongle

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  • March 15, 2019 at 3:55 pm
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    Does the dongle have a battery inside it?

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  • March 19, 2019 at 7:09 pm
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    Game Shark and Action Replay are far better for consoles than PC, which was pretty much useless, since like you said, they came with debug commands and such.

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  • March 19, 2019 at 9:45 pm
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    Where's the one for Nintendo Switch, I wanna fuck with dunkey and make him try to beat my latest balloon challenge.

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  • March 22, 2019 at 3:26 am
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    RIP: Lazy Green Giant 😔

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  • March 23, 2019 at 5:51 am
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    Will say the playstation version of the pro-action replay and the gameshark worked without issue. And hell the pro-action replay allowed playing game backups and imports as well. So while the pc version of their products suck balls their console versions worked on point.

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  • March 27, 2019 at 4:54 am
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    Please be kind
    Please rewind

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  • March 29, 2019 at 8:41 am
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    1999:game shark
    2019:game gurdian

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  • March 30, 2019 at 11:39 am
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    when i see this, i just see it as a 90's game trainer that you had to pay for lol. i could see the point of a gameshark for the ps1 but for a pc that lets you run code in the background it seems completely pointless

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  • March 31, 2019 at 11:21 am
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    Cheaters were and always will be shit heads!

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  • April 5, 2019 at 5:47 pm
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    Yarp. Codes between regions vary. JAP. EU, and US I think are the 3 common. Thing with PC software are updates. Back then that really didn't happen with consoles. Some snes games like FF3/6 had I think 2 different versions. Once you update the software, you usually need to remake the codes. Strange it won't work for the OG release of Starcraft, if its really the first version. Either way, nice video!

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  • April 9, 2019 at 1:57 am
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    A partic I upgrade software to get the new codes

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  • April 14, 2019 at 9:25 pm
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    Hm. I still have my Game Shark and Killer for my Playstation, still working and in use ^^

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  • April 23, 2019 at 6:12 pm
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    Out of curiosity, have you tried to use the UK dongle with the US software or vice versa?

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  • April 23, 2019 at 9:03 pm
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    I had one of these! I was gifted it as a present or something when i was a kid. I remember it not working so great lol

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  • April 27, 2019 at 1:20 pm
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    You’re videos always make me go out and find retro gear from my childhood and I’m not mad

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  • May 8, 2019 at 3:22 am
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    Gameshark was massive in canada

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  • May 11, 2019 at 11:11 pm
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    I had a similar system for dvd discs. I bought it online and used it with my PS2 and after a bit of faff it worked perfectly. Honestly on every single NTSC dvd i tried it worked. I was amazed because it only cost me £5. I know it is not the same thing really, but it was identical(ish) technology.

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  • May 14, 2019 at 2:20 am
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    Action replay is the region brand of game shark
    Litterly its how the program and games are region locked for copyright protection

    Like action replay would work for Pal PS2

    Where game shark only works for US

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  • May 22, 2019 at 2:48 pm
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    I'm sure the power supply passed out, it's a black list one. Put a modern one into it, just make sure it has a DC-DC converter because this kind of PCs need more pover on the 5V line unlike modern ones, that need more on the 12V line.

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  • May 23, 2019 at 8:09 pm
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    2:40 me whenever i open Grindr

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  • May 24, 2019 at 7:33 am
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    LGR plays Terran confirmed 🙂

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  • June 2, 2019 at 7:54 pm
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    5:14

    I'm watching on a CRT Monitor a video of a CRT TV showing video of a CRT monitor, showing video of a logo. I feel like if I turn around I'll be looking out of a CRT tv that someone else, somewhere else is watching ME watch this on.

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:33 pm
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    I'm curious if Dune 2000 was tried. As far as I remember it didn't have much post-release support.

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:54 pm
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    hehe… dongle

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  • June 9, 2019 at 12:47 am
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    Sooooo it's glorified Trainer ?

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  • June 9, 2019 at 11:38 am
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    My console game shark worked, guess they just werent cut out for pcs

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  • June 9, 2019 at 5:28 pm
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    For a moment i thought i was on Ashens

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  • June 10, 2019 at 5:03 am
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    “Be kind please rewind.”

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  • June 13, 2019 at 3:50 pm
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    ameshark

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  • June 22, 2019 at 3:03 pm
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    Wow, what a piece of garbage.

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  • June 28, 2019 at 2:45 am
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    Does anyone know a old PC adventure game from the 90's where there is a display of relics, a warehouse that connects to the docks outside (morning) which there is a ship with a submarine. The Submarine has two rooms, the floor looks fancier then if compared by if you played Light House The Dark Being submarine puzzle and your goal is to find a wreckage in the ocean.

    I only heard a clue it was called Robert Ballerds Titanic Adventure but there isn't prove of it then what I described of it.

    I think there are still missing PC games that haven't surfaced yet.

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  • June 28, 2019 at 9:32 pm
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    Nov 29/1998 was my 8th birthday, ahhh nostalgia.

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  • June 30, 2019 at 10:27 pm
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    Forsakens options menus some how remind me of Bioshock menus kinda …. is it just me ? anyway nice vid good to reminisce on the good ol' stuff from years ago i really enjoy these old hardware vids also some things ive never seen before so cheers for that aswell i guess . Good Evening guys .

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  • July 1, 2019 at 5:33 am
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    I had an action replay DS cartridge and it worked perfectly so this is funny

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  • July 2, 2019 at 6:11 am
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    It’s never a good sign when you can’t find your dongle.

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  • July 24, 2019 at 9:52 pm
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    r.i.p lgg

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  • July 28, 2019 at 6:24 am
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    I still have my game shark book for ps2 lol looks like the matrix

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  • July 31, 2019 at 6:05 pm
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    I never really understood why people bought gamesharks when you could easily go online and look up the same codes yourself. I used to have binders filled with cheatcodecc printed pages. Rogue squadron all day!

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  • August 4, 2019 at 9:12 pm
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    It probably wasn't working do to revisioning of software. When patches are added it almost always changed the RAM offsets.

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  • August 5, 2019 at 1:03 am
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    For a gamer who has played games since the late 80’s, I’m shocked I never even heard of this thing before

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  • August 9, 2019 at 3:37 am
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    The gameshark software might not work due to be run on a version of win98se that was too new for it. I think some change was done to the memory management to improve security that caused the gameshark software to be unable to access memory of other programs. Think about how big a security flaw it is when a program can change an other programs memory space,

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  • August 14, 2019 at 2:13 am
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    That's unfortunate, the PSX Gameshark works fine.

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  • August 14, 2019 at 2:43 am
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    so how can you film this screen wiouth that anoying flash

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  • August 14, 2019 at 4:49 pm
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    Cheating is bae.. mmkay??

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  • August 16, 2019 at 5:53 am
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    I had a GameShark for my Playstation back then. I also had another device that looked just like the Playstation GameShark but when you plugged it in to the back of the Playstation console it let you play the burned copied CDR Playstation games.

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  • August 18, 2019 at 10:25 am
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    Cut away from yourself kids at home

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  • August 18, 2019 at 1:07 pm
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    Would love to decompile the gameshark code…

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  • August 18, 2019 at 9:23 pm
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    I know that Army Men and StarCraft had their own built in cheats. Why do you need a GameShark for StarCraft when you already have Power Overwhelming?

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  • August 20, 2019 at 1:46 am
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    Nick Gurtz

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  • August 21, 2019 at 10:53 am
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    Press the enable button in game, just like trainers nowadays.

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  • August 21, 2019 at 9:46 pm
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    I think "shark" is an apt name… not for the product but the company!
    Have they sued you for making a video where their product doesn't work yet? 😛

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  • August 22, 2019 at 1:11 am
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    Would have been easier/cheaper to get a PC Gamer cheat code issue or use GameFAQs and manually type in the cheat codes. Gameshark was much better for the consoles.

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  • August 22, 2019 at 12:39 pm
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    no one to the afFord junk off of eBay

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  • August 23, 2019 at 2:13 am
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    It's always rough when you can't find the dongle!

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  • August 23, 2019 at 2:15 am
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    GameSharks and Action Replays were great for consoles though. Weird that it is junk for PC games.

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  • August 23, 2019 at 6:55 am
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    What is the Trinitron model that's shown in the video?

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  • August 23, 2019 at 5:22 pm
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    I use to have what was called a game genie for nintendo lol

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  • August 24, 2019 at 1:39 pm
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    Action Replay and Gameshark were WINDOWS hardware originally? WHAT? :O
    I only knew they made devices for the GBA. =P

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  • August 24, 2019 at 8:24 pm
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    some times 2 or more codes done like working with each other .. some times you can only use one..

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  • August 25, 2019 at 12:35 am
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    Dang the PlayStation version always worked I have 2 versions or the OG gray one and the GSpro version with VMEM and never had problems with codes not working… must be a PC thing

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  • August 25, 2019 at 12:33 pm
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    Somebody made some money on that SCAM

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  • August 26, 2019 at 9:18 am
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    Gameshark only works if you set the PC clock to 199X.

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  • August 26, 2019 at 4:04 pm
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    That pl port adapter was actually meant to plug in a n64 gameshark cart into to update cheats from the 90's interwebs lol

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  • August 26, 2019 at 7:54 pm
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    Oh man the memories.. remember mine

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  • August 31, 2019 at 9:28 pm
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    Whoever put that yellow sticker on the vhs cassette should be shot and killed. It completely triggered me 😆

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  • September 1, 2019 at 4:36 am
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    Now we have Cheat Engine which is similar but completely free.

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  • September 1, 2019 at 5:18 am
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    Wow, I never knew this existed outside the home console versions (Nintendo, Sega, etc.)

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