[Dreamcast] - Possible to play online still?

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  1. Devante
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    Is there some way to play online? Something like XLink Kai perhaps?
     
  2. wolffangalchemist

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    i'm not certain but i believe Phantasy Star Online still has private servers that are still online with the dreamcast.
     
  3. Oveneise

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    Unless you have private servers, Seganet and the Gamespy servers were taken down a long time ago. I haven't tried to get my DC online enabled yet, so I can't help you there. Sorry. As far as being XlinkKai supported, don't know about that one either.
     
  4. MSaki

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    phantasy star online v1 and v2 private serv

    i used it on my dreamcast and still am but i prefer ofline play and no i dont think xlink kai works unless you can leak the modem into a etho aand plug it into your router.

    i just use the dial up modem to reverse it so it uses the wireless and send it via the dial up modem to my dreamcast.

    enjoy
     
  5. DJPlace

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    i rember trying to hook up my dreamcast on my wired phone to download some samba de amigo songs but that was it...
     
  6. Selim873

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    Quake 3 Arena is still online! [​IMG] But Dial-up is such a pain... People like to show off the DC Server's status on YouTube actually for some reason. I actually might get myself a Dreamcast BBA, but for games like PSO, you should be good with Dial-up, I used to play Runescape when I was still in Elementary school back when I had Dial-up back in '05, it's fine.

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  7. 727

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    So in order to use it do you have to have a special dial up service or do you just put a phone plug into the DC?
     
  8. Nathan Drake

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    The Dreamcast only supports a very limited connection. You pretty much have to use 56k dial-up.
     
  9. Devante
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    Does anyone besides AOL even provide dialup access anymore? [​IMG]'
     
  10. Nathan Drake

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    It hasn't been phased out completely yet, so you should have some luck. [​IMG]
     
  11. C-Kronos

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    o.O Just look for a Dreamcast broadband adapter, messing with dial up is too annoying in my opinion.

    There's also a few tutorials around the net for using the DC dial up stuff wired up to a PC to use your cable connection, but you'll still be limited to the 56k from the DC's dialup modem.
     
  12. Devante
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    Broadband adapter (BBA) is like $120 wherever you look. :
     
  13. C-Kronos

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    Haha, I here you there; but, if you're a collector of Dreamcast items, it's a must have.