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How to know for sure what version of your Dreamcast

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We know that it is possible to check the version of dreamcast looking at the number circulated on the label underneath it, but as it is a very old console many have already undergone maintenance and may have had the board changed, even have left the factory with a number that does not match the version. In the case of Brazil for example this label does not even indicate the version. Checking what is written in the GDROM is also a method that does not give you the answer entirely because you can only discard one of the three versions. The correct method to be 100% sure about the Dreamcast version is to check directly on the motherboard and there is an easy way to check this without having to dismount it completely. There are three holes under neath the board where the controls are connected, through them you will be able to see written "VA" and a number.

Resident Evil series

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Suggestion to know the Resident Evil series Resident Evil is a well-known series but it is more than 20 years old and inevitably there are many young people who never had contact with the beginning of everything. With that in mind, I want to suggest the versions that I believe offer differentiated experiences and that allow you to dive into the essence of this franchise. - Resident Evil (PC) The first game in the franchise has an image closely linked to the Playstation and contributed a lot to its success, but the American version for PC brought something more, greater difficulty and resolution. In this version we have scenes in color and without censorship, there is no possibility to adjust the difficulty and we can meet the real survivor. The original game without the subsequent modifications. The game is for Windows 95/98 so it is necessary to invest in compatible hardware for that system or install a virtual machine on the PC, I emphasize that a bug occurs with Jill when pla

Phantsy Star IV - Manual em Português

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Traduzi e editei um manual em português para o Phantasy Star IV (The end of the millennium) para Mega Drive. O jogo recebeu uma tradução não oficial então tomei a iniciativa de criar um manual em português para complementar a coleção do Mega Drive. Caso tenha alguma sugestão para a tradução deixe uma mensagem, como ainda não joguei esse jogo tive acesso a poucas telas do jogo traduzido e em algumas partes tive que usar a intuição, baseado na tradução do inglês. Segue o Link: Phantasy Star IV Manual em Português DOWNLOAD

Organizing Dreamcast Games in a Spreadsheet

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Organizing Dreamcast Games in a Spreadsheet Those who started games long ago should remember that it was not a concern to have very specific categories for games. They were simply spaceship games, racing games, fighting games ... we just played and had fun, we were purer players, but over time new categories were being imposed by the "experts", taking away the simplicity of things. I think normal people when looking for a game still think simple, if they want a spaceship game, for example, they imagine a game in the old arcade style and not in a category like shoot 'em up. Thinking this way I was able to sort a large number of games in a simple spreadsheet, creating categories that are intuitive for me considering my childhood experiences, so I can organize games in SD memory considering factors such as category, blocks needed etc. I didn't find anything on the internet. After many hours of work researching covers and translating Japanese I was able to achieve

Improving Dreamcast air circulation

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Looking at the Dreamcast cabinet, I found that its configuration does not favor air circulation efficiently in order to remove hot air. There is an air inlet at the rear and an outlet in the side, however next to the source there is a plastic barrier that creates a dead end tunnel making it difficult for air to circulate there. Plastic wall As a solution to favor the drag of hot air to the cooler I chose to create an opening in the back of this plastic wall. With a pair of scissors, I made a new fit in this plastic to allow it to be placed further ahead and leave an opening for air circulation at the back of the power supply. In the next photo is the final result. It is important not to use Dreamcast with the lid open if you are not using a GDEMU 3D printed that blocks this top opening left by GDROM as the cooler will be less efficient by pulling more air from outside than inside the case. Using a 3D print will further help divert the air to push the hot air colu