how to work sega master system?

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    jefffisher GBAtemp Maniac

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    i recently got a sega master system with a ton of games, only problem is i can't get any of the card games to work, games that go in the top all work fine.

    is there something special i have to do to get card games to work or maybe it's broken?
     
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    Clean the contacts of the cartridge, make sure there is no loose wires and make sure it's on the right output.
     
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    jefffisher GBAtemp Maniac

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    the cartridges work fine, its the small cards that go in the front that don't work, wires and output isn't a problem since normal cartridges do work.
    i thought maybe there was a switch or something i missed to switch it to reading front card mode.
    all the games are brand new looking they've been in their cases and i have about 20 none of which work.
     
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    WOW. Very lucky. I have a SMS addon for my Gnesis. I have 1 cart game and no card games for it though. I will accumulate more games eventually. Or just get a flashcart for it I guess. I'm about to buy a set of everdrives for all my consoles so I don't have to use my actual carts.
     
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    jefffisher GBAtemp Maniac

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    yeah i got it from a friend for $10 along with a bunch of cartridge and card games all brand new looking in their cases, not a single manual though.
    hopefully i'm just not using it correctly, but it might need repairs suppose i'll take it apart tomorrow if no one has any suggestions.