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Can't access ResetEra from Sega Dreamcast...

fester

Member
Oct 25, 2017
1,299
I still have my ICQ number memorized. I don't even have any phone numbers memorized, but I still remember my ICQ number.
I'm apparently very late to this party, but just wanted to add that upon reading your post I not only instantly remembered my ICQ number from 20 years ago, but also the password and logged into the webclient. Greeted by a ton of names/friends I haven't seen in ages and have no idea what they are up to. :(
 

Kroze

Member
Oct 28, 2017
191
So that white page is gone when I go back with my dreamcast, getting the same old banned error from first post.
Man was not meant to touch the sun Icarus....

.... I also can confirm that while ResetEra doesn't work on the DS web browser, porn still does...

<.<
>.>

It was for science, okay?
 
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Apocrypha

Member
Oct 28, 2017
3,316
I reading the thread and was fun that the site issues happened while I was, what a great way to waste my time, lol.

Man was not meant to touch the sun Icarus....

.... I also can confirm that while ResetEra doesn't work on the DS web browser, porn still does...

<.<
>.>

It was for science, okay?
Science Porn?

 

funky

Member
Oct 25, 2017
7,444
Once I can still post from a NGage everything is good.


(Also I actually got shown my first hardcore porn on a ngage at a birthday party)
 

Joltik

Member
Oct 25, 2017
6,558
If this glorious thread dies in the next couple of weeks, then I hope someone will bump this thread in the year of our Lord two thousand nineteen on the ninth day of the ninth month.
 

Emka

Member
Oct 27, 2017
1,269
If this glorious thread dies in the next couple of weeks, then I hope someone will bump this thread in the year of our Lord two thousand nineteen on the ninth day of the ninth month.
But will it be bumped using the Dreamcast browser? Because that's what really matters.
 
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JetSetSoul

Member
Oct 28, 2017
1,035
Please fix this issue, Resetera, you will be a better website for it.

Thank you for all of this.
 
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Poison Jam

Member
Nov 6, 2017
1,898
Isn't the Clear subscription supposed to help fund improving this site? Dreamcast support should be made a top priority. Or maybe a perk for subscribers, if they want to lure people to subscribe.
 

nny

Member
Oct 25, 2017
1,685
The closest my Dreamcast parties got to anything to do with "love" was playing Tech Romancer.
 

@ShenmueGuru

Member
Nov 7, 2017
234
I can't believe I spent 40 minutes reading each of the over 600 posts in here. What a rollercoaster of emotions! Best topic I've read here yet!!!!

And yes, like a lot of others, the Dreamcast was my first encounter with female pubic hair.

*Nods in respect
 
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MikeBluesky

Member
Nov 27, 2017
69
I hope this gets fixed soon. We write all the time about games that launch not finished yet ERA launched without such a fundamental feature :(
 
Dec 4, 2017
1,140
Amazing to think that a device from 1998 (initial Japan launch) could, up until a few years ago, still function as a web machine with full mouse + keyboard support.

Also, wasn't there a Chinese guy that did several lossless DC game rips for 900 MB CD-Rs some years back? I remember reading how he completely rewrote the compression algorithm to take advantage of modern (circa 2014) code.
 

Turrican3

Member
Oct 27, 2017
612
Italy
Their crowning achievement was the Skies of Arcadia release. Yes yes, piracy is terrible, but the stuff they did with that release was honestly amazing. See, Skies of Arcadia uses 2 GD-ROMs to their capacity. A GD-ROM is actually 1 gigabyte big, and bigger than the largest CD-ROMs (800-900 Megabytes). This meant that, essentially, skies of Arcadia was uncrackable. But Echelon did it over the course of a year, by reverse engineering the way the game loads data from the GD-ROM drive, disassembly the binary for the game, and locating the exact routines that made this possible.
[...]
I can obviously appreciate the coding effort, but isn't that basically the same thing (on a far more complex/bigger scale by the way) of what many groups did on certain Amiga games, for example?

(honest question, I've always been fascinated by this kind of stuff...)
 

FLEABttn

Member
Oct 25, 2017
525
Echelon had some cool tunes in their cracktros too. Also, some demo scene effects type stuff in others.

SOA's was rather plain (possibly because they barely managed to get the game to fit) but catchy music.
There were versions of games like Shenmue that removed content (like no voice acting for random NPCs) but SOA was whole on CD!
The song there by rez is "r0t0fu3l" if I recall correctly. I knew it was used in an intro for an echelon release but hadn't actually seen the intro before. The song isn't that slow when playing the actual .mod file.
 
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Krejlooc

Krejlooc

Indie Game Dev
Verified
Oct 27, 2017
19,395
I can obviously appreciate the coding effort, but isn't that basically the same thing (on a far more complex/bigger scale by the way) of what many groups did on certain Amiga games, for example?

(honest question, I've always been fascinated by this kind of stuff...)
The major difference being thay the m68k microprocessor was one of the most publicly used and well documented cpus on the planet, while the sh4 is proprietary and not even well understood today.
 

Camwi

The Fallen
Oct 27, 2017
3,491
I'm apparently very late to this party, but just wanted to add that upon reading your post I not only instantly remembered my ICQ number from 20 years ago, but also the password and logged into the webclient. Greeted by a ton of names/friends I haven't seen in ages and have no idea what they are up to. :(
That many people were still using it?
 

Deleted member 9971

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Oct 27, 2017
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I also remember searching porn on my dsi and psp lol. Honestly now that i think about it i have quite the crazy porn history solo + with friends and other peeps.

Never stood still about it till this thread, thanks OP!
 

Fularu

Member
Oct 25, 2017
5,910
Man, what a blast from the past.

I wish I still had my Dreamcast. Mine crapped out when the disc drive died. Stopped reading discs. Then again I abused the hell out of it basically playing Soul Calibur and MvC2 for hours upon hours. I probably should buy another one.
Or just replace the optical disc drive. Or even better, go the ode way
 

Bomblord

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Jan 11, 2018
4,347
Well this thread was certainly a read. Don't have much to add just wanted to express that it was hilarious going through it.
 

Jacknapes

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Oct 26, 2017
1,371
Caldicot, South Wales
Only times i was able to use Netscape Navigator was in the library. Was the (then) best browser to use.

I honestly didn't think the Dreamcast browser still worked in this day and age, i'm surprised to see that it is.
 

Madjoki

Member
Oct 25, 2017
3,888
Only times i was able to use Netscape Navigator was in the library. Was the (then) best browser to use.

I honestly didn't think the Dreamcast browser still worked in this day and age, i'm surprised to see that it is.
It probably works as http itself hasn't changed, but not really usable. like sites being broken and https not working due to not supported anymore. but for many sites you could plausibly get it output something.
 

singo

Member
Nov 5, 2017
195
This thread delivers consistently. I feel bad for growing up without porn parties (and Dreamcast).