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King Al B
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(10-12-2017, 10:15 PM)
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I still have my solid purple one. And my son got a GBC lunch bag for this school year, which is also solid purple.
Breakage
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(10-12-2017, 10:16 PM)
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Purple
I've never owned a GBC though.
khaaan
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(10-12-2017, 10:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by TunaLover

I though it was Nintendo official one... (?)

How do you get a Gameboy border when playing VC games though? I didn't know that was a thing.
dezzy8
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(10-12-2017, 10:22 PM)
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Definitely the clear purple.
Mechanized
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(10-12-2017, 10:24 PM)
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This got me looking at replacement shells. The kits are only $20 and have everything. I might buy one since my screen is all scratchy.
Ithil
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(10-12-2017, 10:24 PM)
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Green, because that's what I had.

Ok it's the see through purple one.
Linkhero1
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(10-12-2017, 10:25 PM)
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atomic purple hands down

I forget other colors existed because atomic purple was so widespread.
AaronMT86
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(10-12-2017, 10:26 PM)
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I had a purple one. It's all I ever saw people own.
Gamegeneral
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(10-12-2017, 10:27 PM)
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My vote is for atomic purple all the way.
Kneefoil
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(10-12-2017, 10:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by khaaan

How do you get a Gameboy border when playing VC games though? I didn't know that was a thing.

The same way you can play DS games with their original resolutions: hold down start or select when launching the game.
milkham
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(10-12-2017, 10:31 PM)
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I've never owned a gameboy color but I always think of the atomic purple one
Hu3
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(10-12-2017, 10:31 PM)
had the green one. the swapped with a friend for purple one, afterwards bought the purple advance too.
Necron
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(10-12-2017, 10:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Breakage

Purple
I've never owned a GBC though.

I have a purple one. Loved playing Link's Awakening on it.
dawgparty
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(10-12-2017, 10:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dunkley

It's that or this one:

Definitely Green for me, but that's the one I had. I saw a TON of the clear Purple, though
Van Bur3n
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(10-12-2017, 10:35 PM)
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The fuck, y'all. I thought when we were all saying purple we were talking about solid purple. Not that see through shit.

Broke my heart.
Aaron Strife
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(10-12-2017, 10:37 PM)
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Gonna post the red one only because literally no one else has



I actually do think of atomic purple first, but I’ve always wanted this one:

KillerMan91
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(10-12-2017, 10:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dunkley

It's that or this one:

This. huge majority of GBCs I saw as a kid were green (mine included). So because of this personal anecdote green is the most iconic!
pla-pla-place holder
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(10-12-2017, 10:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dunkley

It's that or this one:

Green for me
SirNinja
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(10-12-2017, 10:53 PM)
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Purple, no contest. Both solid and see-through.

Opaque purple is used by Nintendo for Virtual Console and in most ads for GBC games. Meanwhile, is there anything that screams "90s handheld gaming" more than the translucent purple one?
formasymphonic
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(10-12-2017, 10:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lights and Waves

Turquoise

I still have this. It was awesome. Found my cartridges for Oracle of Ages & Seasons as well.. I should get around to replaying those.
theepicoftyler
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(10-12-2017, 10:56 PM)

Originally Posted by SG-17

Atomic purple.


Maybe the Special Pikachu Edition.

Man, I was so embarrassed to get this for Christmas. I ended up covering it in black electrical tape at some point because I didn't want to be seen holding a Pokemon GameBoy.

RIP see through OG GameBoy.
SG-17
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(10-12-2017, 10:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by theepicoftyler

Man, I was so embarrassed to get this for Christmas. I ended up covering it in black electrical tape at some point because I didn't want to be seen holding a Pokemon GameBoy.

RIP see through OG GameBoy.

How old were you? I got it the Xmas it came out and I was 7 and excited as all hell.
RowdyReverb
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(10-12-2017, 10:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by (mat)

I had this one. :(

Me too! But most of my friends had the clear purple one that everyone here keeps posting
Giga Man
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(10-12-2017, 11:00 PM)
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It will always be Lime Green to me.
PlatStrat
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(10-12-2017, 11:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by theepicoftyler

Man, I was so embarrassed to get this for Christmas. I ended up covering it in black electrical tape at some point because I didn't want to be seen holding a Pokemon GameBoy.

RIP see through OG GameBoy.

Are you kidding? I loved my Pokemon Yellow GBC. I thought that was the best looking one. I agree with the consensus though that Atomic Purple is the "definitive" color.
BosSin
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(10-12-2017, 11:13 PM)
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Yellow
IdreamofHIME
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(10-12-2017, 11:14 PM)
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It's solid purple. That was the launch colour and the colour even used on virtual console.
Kenagain240
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(10-12-2017, 11:18 PM)
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I had the weird Tommy Hilfiger yellow one. I never knew another soul who had that hahaha
Unicorn
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(10-12-2017, 11:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dunkley

It's that or this one:

Originally Posted by BlueBadger



/thread

I had both, so I win?
Tarrin
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(10-12-2017, 11:21 PM)
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It would be purple.

I owned a yellow one though.
Sanke__
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(10-12-2017, 11:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by BlueBadger



/thread

Yup
Eidan
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(10-12-2017, 11:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by BlueBadger



/thread

This was the only color I remember.
Prisoner
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(10-12-2017, 11:22 PM)
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Lime green forever, baby.
Lostconfused
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(10-12-2017, 11:23 PM)
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Yeah I had the green one too.
Majine
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(10-12-2017, 11:24 PM)
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I had the normal purple one, my friend had the limegreen one that looked so much better.

We exchanged Pokémons via that cable thing, and somehow he lost his save file during that and didn't speak to me for like 2 weeks.
Jimnymebob
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(10-12-2017, 11:24 PM)
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Solid Purple in my opinion.
Was there a regional difference in the default colours? As in, did Japan favour teal more, America favour Atomic Purple etc.?
psyfi
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(10-12-2017, 11:25 PM)
First one I thought of was lime green, which is weird because I never had one? It's definitely the solid purple one though, followed closely by the transparent purple (which is the one I had). I remember the GBC was my first time ever being truly impressed by how attractive a device could be, though in retrospect I was just too young to fully appreciate the aesthetically superior Game Boy Pocket.
Strike
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(10-12-2017, 11:25 PM)
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Got the grape one when Pokemon Red/Blue came out.
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(10-12-2017, 11:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by TunaLover

Switch Pro Controllers use clear plastic so maybe they will back :p

True! that one slipped my mind.
Diprosalic
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(10-12-2017, 11:27 PM)
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Obviously it's [the one i had]
honestrade
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(10-12-2017, 11:31 PM)
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I had (and still have) the solid purple one, so that's most iconic for me. My bro had the same.
shimon
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(10-12-2017, 11:33 PM)
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I'm not gonna say it since you already know the answer lol
Ryan_09
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(10-12-2017, 11:36 PM)
I love my yellow one, but everyone else I grew up with had atomic purple.

I also had an "extreme green" see-through Game Boy Pocket. Played a ton of Mario Land, Wario Land, and Tetris. ^-^
sugarman
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(10-12-2017, 11:37 PM)
This thread inspired me to put some new batteries in my atomic purple GBC. Unfortunately it didn't turn on :(
CrackPebbles
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(10-12-2017, 11:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by BlueBadger



/thread

I had this one so its what I think of when I think of GBC. I wish they'd make a new 3ds in this color.
Kjell
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(10-13-2017, 12:10 AM)
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Grape
Spiritwalker
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(10-13-2017, 12:11 AM)
Purple/grape immediately springs to mind when I think about it.
Regiruler
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(10-13-2017, 12:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by (mat)

I had this one. :(

I think I had this color as a kid too.

Or maybe I'm misremembering because a used one my brother picked up at a consignment sale was that color.
Olinad
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(10-13-2017, 12:16 AM)
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At launch they only had atomic purple and purple, at least in Europe. All other colors (and the Pokčmon yellow version) came out slightly after.
MrCunningham
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(10-13-2017, 12:25 AM)
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Had the Turquoise one... Loved the GBC overall. I spent many hours playing Metal Gear Solid and Super Mario Bros. Dekuxe on mine.

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