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Got a dreamcast!

Discussion in 'Offtopic Discussions' started by Dozer, Dec 19, 2003.

  1. thebluenewt

    thebluenewt wrrrr thrrr frrrrrrrrk?

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    Yup, they're great!

    Anyone else got the unreleased Half Life? It's a great version, just a shame it wasn't released, not that it would have saved the DC or anything.
     
  2. Mark1970

    Mark1970 Lactobacillus P

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    I haven't got it myself but from what I've heard the dreamcast Halflife incarnation is right on par with it's PC counterpart but suffers very badly from loading - lag. Probably due to the more restricted 16Mb memory of the console compared to 64+Mb on most pc's.
    Cheers, Mark

    p.s. www.dcemulation.com is a good place to start when looking for homebrew stuff, including a lot of emulators! There's even a MAME for the DC!
     
  3. Dozer

    Dozer Efram the retarded rabbit

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    Yes! i have mame with like 120 games but u need a damn keyboard to play the games which i dont have yet! argh!
     
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  4. Twimfy

    Twimfy OMG 3 years here!

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    I have the DC version of Half-life (actually I have 2 copies - gotta love misunderstandings on Ebay!) Despite the huge saving problem it's pretty good, shame there's no multiplayer.
     
  5. Sponge BoB

    Sponge BoB Custom member title

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    u tried the genesis emulator for the ps2. Thats a pretty decent emulator. The snes one is good too.
     
  6. Twimfy

    Twimfy OMG 3 years here!

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    Is there a good Genesis Emu for the DC? The last 2 I tried (the only two as far as I know) were fairly poor in terms of performance.
     
  7. Esn

    Esn (:";

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    Does anybody know how I can find out if my DC is one of the ones that can play unofficial CDRs?

    Thanks. :)
     
  8. Twimfy

    Twimfy OMG 3 years here!

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    Just try it. A CDR won't break the bank surely, then just head of to www.dcemulation.com and pick an app/port/emu and burn the image.
     
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  9. thebluenewt

    thebluenewt wrrrr thrrr frrrrrrrrk?

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    You'd have to be very unlucky for it not to be.
     
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  10. Twimfy

    Twimfy OMG 3 years here!

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    It's only DC's made around a certain time that can't play CDR's I'll look into it.
     
  11. NssOne

    NssOne I am One with the DarkNss

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    My DC was one of th first shipped out, I got it the first day.

    And no, I haven't tried the PS2 GenEmu because it's just too damn hard to decently mod the PS2.
     
  12. Esn

    Esn (:";

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    Never mind, I find out how to find out; it says on the dcemu page.

    Basically, you look at the sticker on the bottom; if it says "1" inside a tiny circle, you're ok. If it says "2", you're not.

    Great! Maybe I'll try out some emulators... except that neither the Genesis ones nor the SNES ones seem to be perfect from what it says on the site, which is rather a surprise considering how powerful the DC is... is it still playable, do some games not work?
     
  13. papapopalung

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    it's playable, but a bit skippy...
     
  14. NssOne

    NssOne I am One with the DarkNss

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    I never had any problems with my Genesis emu.
     
  15. Sponge BoB

    Sponge BoB Custom member title

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    I never modded my ps2. I just use the card trick. works great. the ps2 gen emu is way better. it works full speed sound fs0 so its perfect. same with snes. if u have a AR2 or a gameshark try the card swop trick with this emu.
     
  16. Twimfy

    Twimfy OMG 3 years here!

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    What Genesis Emu are you using? I noticed that on dcemulation.com, they have a dark spot for something called segagen - basically it's something they don't talk about but apparently is perfect without sound.
     
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  17. NssOne

    NssOne I am One with the DarkNss

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    sigh, give me a couple mins to setup my dc again and i'll see if i can tell you
     
  18. Twimfy

    Twimfy OMG 3 years here!

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    That would be gr8 thanks.
     
  19. NssOne

    NssOne I am One with the DarkNss

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    Well, it's just called Genesis Emulator, so I don't know. But I guess it does have some problems, I just tried loading what I believe to be Super Baseball and it didn't work. But I have so many roms for Genesis it's hard to tell what does and doesn't work. But it's also hard to tell what games there are. They're all in 8.3 format. I wish I had time to one day sit there and try and name every last one of them. But that's just too many for someone like me.
     
  20. Twimfy

    Twimfy OMG 3 years here!

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    Hmmm, both of the ones I tried have been from DCemulation, so thats either DCgenerator, genesis plus, or ljsdcgen they were all fairly unstable to me and the sonic games were pretty slow.

    I'll try and find out more about this Segagen thing.

    Thanks anyway.
     

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