Dreamcast folder in Data East Arcade Classics

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  1. teq
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    I was looking through the ISO on WiiScrubber and there are a lot of interesting folders that seem to be empty. Amongst them is a "ROMS" folder with sub folders for NeoGeo and Dreamcast GDROM.

    Could it be possible that it has a functional Dreamcast emulator?
     
  2. rmbell

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    try it?
     
  3. Bumpman

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    Uh... there is nothing to try?
     
  4. Taleweaver

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    So...just because it has an empty folder named "Dreamcast", you think there is a functional Dreamcast emulator on a disc containing games from well before the dreamcast was even made? [​IMG]


    Hmm...maybe...

    [​IMG]

    Wow! Look what I found! Maybe I have a working gamecube USB emulator on my hard disk!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. killplaystation

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    I'm glad to see teq is still lame [​IMG]
    jk, but not really
     
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    nvm
     
  7. Skiller

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    there using a generic emu its the same one iv run into on the PS2 .. each game runs everything from a few little sections of ASM .. one for STB,STH and STW .. there is a chance u could add games to it .. iv seen it done on the Systems .. but u would have to replace games that already exist or add the link to the new file into the main file ..

    and this is only if they did nothing to the actual rom ..
     
  8. giantpune

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    well if that was the case, then this would be a perfect game to use with riivolution. it would mean you can play all your roms right from the sd card.
     
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    Because everybody knows if you put a dreamcast ROM and an NES ROM on the same disc, it catches fire!

    They could be re-using a setup for some other collection, does anybody know if any dreamcast games were ported? Especially stuff like off-sports titles nobody really pays attention to.
     
  10. teq
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    teq GBAtemp Maniac

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    Glad to see GBAtemp hasn't changed one bit...
     
  11. Det1re

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    Fail 'cause the "Empty folder" tooltip.
     
  12. yuyuyup

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    I think unveiling the mystery folder was interesting enough even if it might be silly to think it would be a dc emulator
     
  13. teq
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    teq GBAtemp Maniac

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    My phrasing was slighted, but what I meant was an emulator pertaining to the Dreamcast.

    Going along with what Skiller said, I was wondering why ten year old code would be kept around amongst a vaguely similar architecture.


    Besides, this game was going to be glossed over; I thought this might bear some interest.
     
  14. Taleweaver

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    The tooltip is just what makes it funny (remember: the "Dreamcast" folder is empty on the disc as well).


    (I admit it would've been better without the "look at me being 1337"-speak...but my funny muscles don't get up until 7AM)