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Old 23 August 2011, 21:56   #1
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Dreamcast: the cheap option


during one of my eBay combing session, I had this idea: find a cheap Dreamcast, find the 5 or 10 most acclaimed games released for it and ... stop.

Budget: 40 EUR, shipping included.

For that cold winter afternoon with your friends.

Challenge accepted? :-)
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Old 23 August 2011, 22:13   #2
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it would cost you 40 Eur just to send you my DC and collection from the UK!!

1x Dreamcast, 2 controllers(1x mem card, 2 x VM units), 15 original games(inc shenmu), 90 "backups".

Still play on my dreamcast on occasion, fantastic system and more than overlooked compared to similar machines from that era.

Hope you find your bargain!!

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Old 23 August 2011, 22:54   #3
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You should easily be able to get a PAL dreamcast + SCART cable + 1 controller + 10 CDR for €40 delivered.

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Dreamcast is a pretty good system. I have one of the older ones which allowed backups to be played. I own a few of the major RPGs, like Grandia 2 & Skies of Arcadia. Rest are backups. I mainly bought the DC for the RPGS / Adventure games.
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they can all play backups, method was found to boot all games, altho I still have a few games that need a boot disk. Just wish the broadband adaptor was cheap and more readily available, there is a way to hook up your machine to the net via a dial up modem connected to your PC but it's a pain to get going.

I got my DC and found it better than a PS2 to be fair, shame Sega gave it up.
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