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Gold Switchable Scart to 3 Phono & S-Video Adaptor
Gold Switchable Scart to 3 Phono & S-Video Adaptor
Price: 3.53

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars S-Video to Scart - it works!, 31 Dec 2012
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Received this item very promptly through the post - and it was a 2.50 well spent. The product itself seems well-built, with a good weight to it. I needed to use it to input the PS2 via S-Video cable to the S-Video enabled Scart socket of my TV, and this product did the trick. Other reviews state that using the S-Video input often gives a black-and-white picture - this is likely due to the scart socket on the TV or on a scart switcher not being S-Video enabled, so check that out before buying. It gives me the same quality signal as when I ran the cable straight to the S-Video socket on the front (which is now used by something else) - no interference or loss in quality as far as I can see.

I will say though that the item I received is not identical to the one pictured. Mine has a protruding S-Video socket like the other three, rather than the "in-built" (can't think of a better expression) one in the photo. This is not a problem at all but I figure it's worth noting so buyers know to which product I'm actually referring.


4.0 out of 5 stars Great songs, but Amazon is misleading..., 20 Dec 2009
This review is from: Invincible (Audio CD)
Both Invincible and Glorious are brilliant songs, however Amazon has failed to mention that Glorious is only available on the 7" vinyl version of this single, NOT on the CD version! I thought it would be best if people were informed of this before purchasing the very expensive CD versions of this.

Animal Crossing: Wild World (Nintendo DS)
Animal Crossing: Wild World (Nintendo DS)
Offered by Turbotrance
Price: 29.59

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quite literally a Wild World!, 9 April 2006
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Animal Crossing Wild World is the best game I have played. In Official Nintendo Magazine it was given a whopping 95% and a gold award. I'll tell you why.
The game is played in real time; whatever time it is in the real world, that's what time it'll be in your town.
The villagers are animals. You can do a job for them (maybe Biff borrowed a hankerchief and hasn't given it back. You have to go talk to him and get it back for Tom) or you can just chat.
The first thing you want to do is pay off your mortgages so you can upgrade your house. Once you get a house you have to work at Tom Nook's shop to pay for the house; you don't have enough money for one, but he is a kind racoon who will let you have it anyway. There are quite a few mortgages to pay off. To start off with you pay off a small amount of bells (the games currency) but the final upgrades cost 700,000, 800,000 and 900,000 bells. However, you pay them bit by bit through the post office, not all in one go. The biggest house you can get is a five room mansion. You start off with a one room box.
You can get bells by selling things to Tom Nook and helping villagers with there chores. There are other ways, but I won't tell you what they are...
Bugs and fish are seasonal. You will only catch certain bugs or fish in the seasons, so this means you'll have to play all year round if you want to catch them all for the Museum.
Tom Nook will pay 10,000 bells for a Large Char fish, so try and catch these critters. They are only found in Spring and are very helpful for paying off your mortgages.
There's always something to do. That's what makes this game so brilliant. You could go shopping at Tom Nook's store, design clothes at The Able Sisters, see if any visitors like Saharah (the rare carpet seller) have come to your town, collect fish and bugs for the Museum...
the list is endless.
I owned the original Animal Crossing on the Gamecube, and it was a classic. The only thing that disappointed me was the fact that there was very little multiplayer input.
Wild World has completely covered this problem. Not only can you visit other people's towns via DS to DS link, it is one of the few games to support Wi-Fi! For those who don't know what Wi-Fi means, it means you can play over the internet. However, you do need a wireless router or a Nintendo Wi-Fi USB connector for online play.
This game is a DS must-have. It proves games are not about realism, but about gameplay, which if I rated for this game there would be so many numbers I wouldn't be able to fit it in to this review. Go to a world where you can do quite literally whatever you like. This is the best game on the DS so far, and probably always will be.

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