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SubjectRe: Playing NAOMI games on DreamCast? Reply to this message
Posted byZeroKnightRaiden
Posted on07/25/05 02:55 PM



> > I understand that the DreamCast has the exact same hardware as the NAOMI
> > hardware. Does that mean that it's possible to play all NAOMI games on the
> > DreamCast? And what about the NAOMI 2 games?
> >
> Its not the same, the Naomi has more ram, and the naomi 2 has twice the
> components, so no, they wont work on a dreamcast, although there are a lot of
> nice ports,

I do have to wonder if proper emulation of NAOMI is going to lead to the DC warez scene being able to hack up NAOMI games so that they'll play on a DC. Nothing fancy like porting of course, just the slash and burn stuff to get it to work-- quarter-sizing all of the textures, patching out whatever protection exists, remapping inputs, and so forth.

Of course, I'll bet Atomiswave has more to fear from that than NAOMI.

NAOMI 2 of course doesn't look too likely because of the T&L chip on top of everything else.

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*Playing NAOMI games on DreamCast?  CarelessDog07/24/05 08:02 PM
.*Re: Playing NAOMI games on DreamCast?  slipstream07/26/05 05:33 PM
.*Re: Playing NAOMI games on DreamCast?  Sixtoe07/24/05 08:06 PM
...Re: Playing NAOMI games on DreamCast?  ZeroKnightRaiden07/25/05 02:55 PM
...*all the dreamcasts will be dead by then -nt-  skydoune07/26/05 12:39 PM
....*Are Dreamcasts that unreliable?  Techrat 200407/26/05 10:38 PM
.....*Mine keeps resetting randomly  PixelPerfect08/02/05 07:06 PM
......*Re: Mine keeps resetting randomly  smf08/26/05 02:34 PM
.....*Re: Are Dreamcasts that unreliable?  mosquito200107/27/05 05:22 AM
......*Re: Are Dreamcasts that unreliable?  MetalFox07/28/05 03:42 PM
......*Re: Are Dreamcasts that unreliable?  Lando24207/27/05 10:19 AM
.......*NEC CDROM˛ ftw -nt-  Ryoandr07/27/05 12:18 PM