Dreamcast or Saturn - which to purchase?

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  1. Chaos Convoy

    Chaos Convoy Dai Gurren-Dan member

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    So yeah..like the title says. I've been browing eBay all night considering buying a Saturn or a Dreamcast, as either are insanely cheap and have great games. Now, the question is "which one should I buy?"

    I'm looking for a few reasons one way or the other as to which is a better purchase for now. I plan to get both eventually but want to know which is more worth it in the short run for now. Suggestions and such, please!
     
  2. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Dreamcast. It's a fantastic console, the games still look and play pretty well even by today's standard. The controllers are good too. The Saturn is a bit more disappointing.
     
  3. McBradders

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    Dreamcast.

    Dreamcast.

    Dreamcast.

    Dreamcast.

    I hope that answers your question.

    The Saturn is fantabulous, but it is no DREAMCAST.


    DREAMCAST
     
  4. Chaos Convoy

    Chaos Convoy Dai Gurren-Dan member

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    lol...I'm gonna guess that any more responses are going to mirror your guys' own. So, with that settled, what are some must-have games that I need to buy?

    List as many as you can because I plan on getting as many as I can get.
     
  5. McBradders

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    Tech Romancer
    Capcom vs SNK
    Marvel vs Capcom 2
    Bangaio
    Sonic Adventure
    Samba de Amigo
    Rez
    Chu Chu Rocket
    Jet Grind Radio
    Space Channel 5
    Any and all SNK games that got released.
    Power Stone
    Power Stone 2
    Crazy Taxi
    Crazy Taxi 2
     
  6. Boardwise

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    Ebay:
    I don't even own one, but I have to go for Dreamcast.
    And get Bangai-O.
    No question, jsut find a copy of Bangai-O.

    You won't regret it, but might wonder what the hell the game over screen is...
     
  7. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    i need another dreamcast. my one kinda restarts itself at regular intervals.
     
  8. Seth Buzzard

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    Dreamcast is the best system no one bought.

    And you gots to get Sea Man. Make sue the microphone works. That game will creep your ass out.
     
  9. Boardwise

    Boardwise is scary - Sig Killer - M Super Mod

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    Never hearing of the game Sea Man before, I googled it.
    Boy, that game looks fucked up.
     
  10. Gen. Magnus

    Gen. Magnus Everything is Awesome

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    I miss my Dreamcast. :( 
     
  11. wolfnfox

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    I just picked up a Dreamcast on an impulse and it is a very good system (looking back it is a shame it got cancelled so early cause it is a better system compared to what else was available at the time)

    I justy haven't played it a lot since I'm waiting for some VMU cards to come in. (Still I only payed about $25 for the system and the games only cost $3.99)
     
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    Toy Commander is a fantastic multi-player game.
     
  13. McBradders

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    Really?
     
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    DREAMCAST. My all time favourite console ever.
    That's an easy fix:
    http://www94.pair.com/jsoper/dc_fix.html
    Did it to mine, and now it works perfectly.
     
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    Yup. The single player is just "ok" though, but multi-player was loads of fun.
     
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    Don't forget Bomberman.

    EDIT :
    Oops someone mentioned Power Stone series. I loved that game, seriously having fun with my friends.
     
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    I second this motion, and add a few off the top of my head. I may come back with more later.

    Shenmue
    Shenmue II (European version since there wasn't a US DC version)
    Soul Calibur
    Grandia II
    Skies of Arcadia
    WWF Royal Rumble (Still my favorite wrestling game)
     
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    I'd like to add Worms Armageddon (if you get some friends to come by to play it) and Record of Lodoss War, which is actually a pretty cool Diablo clone.
     
  19. tarouza

    tarouza Twin Twist's Daddy

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    if you can make a boot disc Fire Pro Wrestling D one of the best wrestling games evah
     
  20. Deefuzz

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    Dreamcast baby!

    All you really need is Samba de Amigo, but if you MUST get other games then some that I would recommend are:

    ReVolt
    Evolution 1 and 2
    Shenmue
    Sonic Adventure
    Space Channel 5
    Phantasy Star Online
    Marvel vs Capcom 2
    Virtua Tennis
    Crazy Taxi
    Street Fighter 3
    Skies of Arcadia
    Bomberman Online

    That's all I got right now off the top of my head, but the Dreamcast was one of my favorite systems.
     

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