By: pcwzrd13 | July 12, 2018

When it comes to the Dreamcast's online capabilities, I don't think a lot of people give it as much credit as it's due. The ability to play games online wasn't just an afterthought, it was part of the Dreamcast's DNA. In fact, the "cast" in Dreamcast is short for "broadcast" and refers to the console's ability to bring players together with the power of the internet. To Sega, this wasn't just some sort of gimmick. They knew online gaming was the future and they wanted to be the first to bring an out-of-the-box online gaming experience to consoles. With this, they truly did succeed.


Why do I say the Dreamcast doesn't get enough credit in this area? I can't tell you the number of times I've heard people say that the Dreamca...

By: pcwzrd13 | July 01, 2017

When it comes to getting your Dreamcast online (and playing games online), there are a lot of common myths and misinformation out there. Much of this misinformation originated in old, outdated forum posts and may not apply today. In addition, certain information may only apply to certain connection methods or games. In this article I want to cover some of these myths and clear up any misinformation that you may read online.

I need a broadband adapter to play online.

Not true! While the broadband adapter is one way to get online, it's not the only way and certainly not the best way. Due to the broadband adapter being released late in the Dreamcast's life, it isn't supported by many games. This makes it an inferior connection method to using di...