1. Nickp2517

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    I am bidding on a Saturn that has a region free BIOS and a Phantom Universal modchip. Can that play burned Saturn games on a CD-R straight up or anything else I need to run backups?
     
  2. Sonic Angel Knight

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    Doesn't the action replay cart basically just allows the system to be region free and play backups? :unsure:
     
  3. Plstic

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    you don't need anything else. i'd recommend getting a memory card though. The internal space on the Saturn is very small.
     
  4. Tom Bombadildo

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    Yes, it'll play backups from normal CD-Rs as long as they're burned correctly. Note that some Saturn games may have a few different "tracks", which need to be correctly burned otherwise the game won't work. Most dumps should be setup as .bin/.cue files with the correct number if tracks, but a fair few aren't and you may have trouble getting those running. Most CD burning software supports multitrack burning without issue, but I prefer IMGBurn myself for all my disc burning so you may want to try that.

    Also, +1 for a memory card. The internal storage is not only small, but it also runs from a button cell battery which, when it dies, will wipe the internal storage and your saves. The battery is incredibly easy to replace (it's behind a compartment in the rear of the console), but it's best if you have an external memory card so you don't lose all your progress in a long game like Panzer Dragoon Saga
     
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