Happy 3rd Birthday Dreamcast!

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  1. Gui A

    Gui A Supporting Actor

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    Yes, my Dreamcast turns 3 today. I've still got that T-shirt EB gave away to the people who bought theirs at midnight. I remember taking a vacation day on the 10th to enjoy Sonic Adventure and Soul Calibur through the weekend...

    And I'm still enjoying the system. I'm slowly getting through Headhunter(UK) and Shenmue 2(UK)... but right now I'm having fun with MvC2...

    It's really sad the system got an early death, but it was par for the course for Dreamcast systems... Genesis, Saturn, Dreamcast... all came out before the competition, only to be beaten by it.
     
  2. Romier S

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    Indeed!

    Happy Birthday Dreamcast. You more than any deserve it.
     
  3. BrianB

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    I'm going to treat my DC right today.... Ikaruga arrives!
     
  4. Calvin Watts III

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    Wow...the DC is only 3 years old?
    It died before its time.
    But, I still love mine, & I'll give it a whirl later.
     
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    Happy birthday DC! We still love you!

    I think this calls for some PSO birthday bashing, who's up for it OAR Avengers?
     
  7. Joseph Young

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    Happy Birthday Dreamcast... a fanboy poem by yours truly, written in five minutes
    Ode to DC
    The little white box with the red swirly thing
    Has come to stand for the best games can bring
    Whether Rayman is jumping and leaping unfettered
    We all paused to realize:
    The DC version’s better. [​IMG]
    The ghosts of RS and Panzer Dragoon
    Hold the DC in inferior swoon
    But can we forget these games just for a while
    And think about that which makes us all smile?
    Jet Grind brought a style and music all its own
    Although the bad camera sometimes made me groan
    Samba de Amigo and Space Channel Five
    Caused a little known genre to burst out and thrive
    Metropolis Street Racer made me stay up
    Til 4 in the morning, with my eyes all a-glut
    The soundtrack was bad, but before long
    I was grooving along to the Will Smith-esque song
    Oh Gunbird, oh Bangai O, and Mars Matrix too,
    Surrounded by bullets, my controller I then threw
    Across the room, but then before long
    I was playing again, and a-singing this song
    Oh Dreamcast, Oh Dreamcast, oh where did you go
    The pimply faced Fry’s guy told me I am a fool
    For buying a VMU, a controller, and a box
    For an obsolete system that does not match X-box.
    “It’s a dead system now,” he said, with a wink and wry grin
    “Buy an ______, and you sure can’t go wrong.”
    “It’s got better graphics, and better games to boot.”
    “Why do you continue to throw away loot?”
    Then I think of the night that I first played Shenmue
    I lived out my life in a whole other way
    Or the flurry of Capcom games, polished and bright
    Power Stone and it’s sequel were definitely alright
    It had PC ports, driving games, fighting games galore
    Adventure games, platformers, never a bore
    Fishing games, puzzle game, dancing games too
    Those who can’t see this, I pity, I rue
    So Happy Birthday from a fanboy who will never give up
    In spreading the word that the DC is dope
    Not since the NES have I been so enthralled, I just hope
    One day Morgan will wake to its call...
    (join us, Morgan... one of us, one of us!!!)
    ~joseph
     
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    Yay! Go Dreamcast! I still enjoy digging around in the local stores looking for bargains on DC software.
     
  12. Mike_G

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    I still can't find a used copy of Space Channel 5 in the stores around here. Off to eBay I think.
    CC had one for $39 [​IMG]
    Mike
     
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    It goes on eBay for a few bucks at most. Vastly over supplied in North America.
     
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    No Fry's here in NJ.

    Mike
     
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    For all who couldn't get enough of Space Channel 5, there is Space Channel 5 Part 2... Sadly, only release in Japan, but still a lot of fun to play.

    Happy Birthday!!!
     
  19. Romier S

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    Yep Steve. I believe there was a DC and a PS2 release. I've been searching for the DC release on several import sites and am having a tough time finding it. When I find it I'll pick it up in a heartbeat. (If not I'm just going to import the PS2 version)
     
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