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S > SEGA > Dreamcast


This mini forum is intended to provide a simple means of discussion about the Sega Dreamcast computer. If you want to share your own experience or memories, or add relevant information about this system: post a message!

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Friday 17th September 2021
Zaius (USA)

The only console I ever pre-ordered. 9/9/99!

Saturday 13rd January 2018
''CABBIK'' (England)

Now the DC was definately the underdog of it''s era, and it''s sad to have to admit it given it was (in reality) a bloody fine bit of kit. I can even recall, when these were put on sale in Electronics Boutique stores, a few days earlier helping to create some pre-order promo flyers using scanned in images from a Sega catalog, via a parallel scanner, and trying to carve an isolated image using Photoshop on a 286 PC with nowhere near enough memory and the many crashes that involved.

Mind you, i did end up owning one (along with a copy of every official, and some promotional copies of never-released titles), and damn near every accessory whilst it was still being retailed (including that rare Ethernet addon which i never actually got to use). I gifted the set to a collector a few years ago, but the second fishguts console (used for spares) eventually became a case for various different SBC''s (and i am talking way earlier stuff then the PI) and even the high-capacity optical drive got reused. A good end story to a much missed proof that Win CE was actually useful for more than PDA type application and data collection devices.

Wednesday 26th November 2014
matthew (San Antonio Tx United States)

I love this system it has great games and homebrew sadly sony killed sega with the help of illuminati much like bill gates did to commodore i would highly recommend getting one of these systems you won''t be disappointed with the experience of it.

Monday 18th February 2013
Cas  (Netherlands)

John, seriously. These things happen. Just buy another Dreamcast and don''t be a pussy.

Friday 28th October 2011
regularg0nz0 (USA)

I''m surprised that there''s no mention that the core operating system in this console is Windows CE. This was kind of a big deal at the time, and was Microsoft''s way of getting a good look at what went into creating a console.

Saturday 1st October 2011
John (Mobius)

I remember having one of these when I was 5... Good times... Then we moved and there was a PS2... Little did I know it would kill my favorite thing abot sega... Consoles, man! My hatred towards that playstaition 2 grew... and now this!? I will never buy another playstation for as long as I live! I got a chance to play anothervDreamcast once... But i''ll always remember, My 1st Dreamcast... But I never got a chance to say goodbye to it... SEGA FOREVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sunday 12th June 2011
Wenlock (Australia) (Australia)

I gather quite a number where sold in Australia, though I can''t say I saw much of them.

I''ve seen 2ndhand controllers in 2nd hand stores.

Sunday 1st August 2010
Raindance Rob (UK)
Rave Info

while the Sega Dreamcast wasnt a bad console it was let down by the games that were released for it, most were boaring imo. the best games were Virtua Fighter 3 $ Crazy Taxi

Sunday 2nd November 2008
Andy (USA)

Certain games like Sonic Adventure and Skies of Arcadia had mini games you could download into the VMU to play "offline." These were fairly basic due to the graphics limitations of the VMU (very low res monochrome).

Friday 4th July 2008
Falco Lombadi

The Sega Dreamcast's VMU cards not only stores thye progress on the games, but on the games, (I don't know for sure, getting all my information from the internet and not owning a Dreamcast yet myself), you can download games onto the VMU card. (This I am sure of)

Wednesday 14th November 2007
Robert (USA)

i own one it is like no other sega system its best 3d graphics out of any system they made it is not backwards compatible i thought i would get that out there it cost me 200.00 i think i have ten of the fifteen games that came out in the u.s.a.

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