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Discussion in 'Technical Discussion' started by Maxd, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. Maxd

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    Thought you all might appreciate gawking at this. Not too many details, but interesting.
     
  2. Tets

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    Optical drive emulator for the Dreamcast? You're damn right I want one.
     
  3. Aerosol

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    nevermind.
     
  4. Overlord

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    Is piracy really a problem for the Dreamcast at this point? Really? Plus the fact that technically anything playing on this is an illegal copy.

    Pretty neat, regardless.
     
  5. doc eggfan

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    Perhaps it will lead to renewed efforts to rip the entire dreamcast library properly for posterity, rather than the gimped versions we've apparently settled with.
     
  6. Tets

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    I think the whole piracy thing was a misunderstanding. From what I'm reading, the only thing that was officially stated was that there could be problems with certain CDI images that have been modified to fit on a CDR. The best compatibility would be had with unmodified GD-ROM dumps.
     
  7. So this plays GDI rips? Fine with me!
     
  8. Meat Miracle

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    The majority of all games are already ripped in GDI, in fact many titles have been remade into improved CDI versions from those GDI sources.
     
  9. doc eggfan

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    Then I am sorely out of the loop. The reason I amassed such a huge DC collection (400+) was because it seemed that true emulation and bootlegs would be impossible without a GD rom burner and a stack of GD roms.
     
  10. Meat Miracle

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    hey hey, don't let your effort go to waste then.
    Buy that sd card adaptor thingy and dump your games to GDI, then. You might just have a bunch of titles that need verifications; contact the staff at Dumpcast for details (Maddog in particular).

    Before anyone asks you can find the GDIs torrented on underground gaymer