As you most likely already know (I don't think you can get this far without seeing one) I'm starting to put images on NEStopia. This may cause some to believe that I am retracting my views about emulation.
This couldn't be further from the truth. Allow me to explain.
The addition of images to my site does mean this:
I am attempting to listen to complaints about NEStopia and make my site better. The one thing that keeps popping up is that I don't have images. It's been stated on tha Smackdown, NES Dungeon, Old-School Gamer, probably a couple other places as well. Now, I'm finally trying to do something about it.
The addition of images to my site does not mean this:
That I am now a supporter of emulation. As of the time I write this, I have not yet used emulation at all. All images to this point have come from the sources listed in Legal BS. I copy images from those sites, edit them in Paint (simple and easy), and put them on my site. Simple as that.
Now, I can only get images from other sites for so long. Eventually, there will be an image that I want that I simply cannot find. In this circumstance, I may use emulation.
Please note that this has not happened yet, but it would not surprise me if it did eventually.
What this would mean:
That I am trying to better my site for the viewer.
What this would not mean:
That I am using emulation for personal purposes. I will use emulation only to better my site. I will never get a ROM of a game that I myself do not own. I will never play a game on an emulator for recreational purposes; I have my NES to do that.
I am still against emulation, no matter what happens.