Okay, so I found this Dreamcast... (24)

1 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-01-31 15:13 ID:ssHRc29v

It's used in a pawn shop, for like 50 or 80 bucks... Do I get it? I mean, really? what am I going to do with it? Okay, thanks for your input. never really played any DC games, so I need your knowledge.

2 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-01-31 22:04 ID:drpCS9//

It's a pretty great console if you're into arcade game. If you're not, well, there are a few good non-arcade games too, but the library of titles isn't very huge. In this respect you could almost think of it as a 3D neo-geo.
Look up 'dreamcast' of youtube to see some of the games in action.

Also, note that dreamcast emulation is slowly becoming pretty good, if you're only curious about a few games.

But anyway, if you're gonna buy, compare the prices, for $80 I'm sure you could like 3 used dreamcasts.

3 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-01 04:44 ID:6h+gxZCq

$50 is a little pricey, but it's worth it if you have no other options. $80 isn't worth it.

Plus it's so easy to pirate for the thing. Just burn and go.

4 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-01 10:05 ID:Heaven

i thinks its a nono lol
the only interesting games for dreamcast is
the street fighter 3 gameseries
twinkle star
and a couple of stg
depends on the games you like i guess

5 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-01 12:06 ID:rLihH5hK

Decent price for Dreamcast is around 35 to 40 USD.

6 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-01 12:57 ID:0qqQ3d5H

Don't forget the original Chu Chu Rocket.

7 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-01 14:26 ID:cLPPW3ar

You have no taste. Your internet license is revoked.

8 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-01 16:54 ID:ssHRc29v

based on this, I think I'll just pass for now. I have enough consoles as it is (NES, SNES, Gameboy, SP, NDS, N64, PS1, PS2, PS3, Wii) so i'll stick to my guns. thanks for the info! I'll just emulate if I get curious

9 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-02 10:16 ID:Heaven

I wish i would get one here. It's very rare and mostly pretty expensive. ><

10 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-03 02:57 ID:6h+gxZCq

I got mine for 30ish. It's worth every penny :D

11 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-03 19:13 ID:rLihH5hK

>>8 Sell your Gameboy, SP, N64, and PS1 and get Dreamcast with that money

12 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-04 10:35 ID:q4NLxj7d

>>11 wow u must be insane

13 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-06 01:11 ID:Heaven

Toss the NES, SNES, Gameboy and get an emulator. Save space and play every game.

14 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-06 09:43 ID:H8XRkL1m

you can emulate every one of those consoles in some way

15 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-06 12:03 ID:q4NLxj7d

u can emulate the dreamcast too
also i dont think a serious gamer who own so many consoles would toss or sell one to save space or to get money to buy another

16 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-06 16:59 ID:ssHRc29v

OP here - yeah, as much as I like emulators, I find the games less fulfilling when played on an emulator. maybe i could set up a Emulator box and hook it up to my tv, but I (being a collector of rare console vintages) much prefer to own the actual cartridges. Although - it must be said that when you grow older, you have less time for these things, and save states and rewind make for a much FASTER game. that's part of the loss, though...

17 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-02-13 04:18 ID:Heaven

>you can emulate every one of those consoles in some way

Project 64 still has compatibility issues with quite a few games with no fix in sight for many of them.


I've had trouble with several PSX emulators personally, but I got one working recently and sometimes just mounting images works and sometimes I have to burn the CD. Kind of a hassle when you go back and forth between games often.

18 Name: robin : 2008-03-23 08:10 ID:/KVYY4Yu

i have a dreamcast
i have alot of pirated figtings games, the selection is prettty good its alot of fun when people are around, otherwise the singleplayer games arent the greatest
we still play it as much as a wii w/ ssbb

19 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-03-27 03:09 ID:4TgUvlrl

Skies of Arcadia
Jet Set Radio
Dead or Alive 2
Project Justice
Typing of the Dead
SEGA mega collection pack thing with Altered Beast and Streets of Rage 2 on it.

Maybe old Phantasy Star Online if you haven't got ahold of any of the other versions.

20 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-05-04 08:04 ID:cLa+W9gS


21 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-05-06 03:28 ID:M5Je5KcQ


22 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-05-07 19:34 ID:D5NiwuZi


23 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-05-09 14:52 ID:0pjEXUzQ


24 Name: Anonymous Gamer : 2008-07-24 03:05 ID:Heaven


Not particularly well. Unless it was a mainstream/cult game, they tend to not emulate well as there isn't any major demand for them to work properly.

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