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Freezing problem with Games

I have a problem with my DC, sometimes when i play Shenmue or something when i for example leave the house, sometimes it freezes when it says "Now loading", or else it will just get black screen and nothing happens.

This also happens with other games like Sonic Adventure and Quake III.

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The Dreamcast is no longer supported because it was to easy to copy the games, but there are still a loyal few who keep the scene alive. I have no idea how much you want to put into fixing the problem, but the only way to fix your problem is flashing the Dreamcast BIOS.

Modification 101:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7v8cEU1I50

The Dreamcast is basically a computer; with the right programming you can do anything; and having a Dreamcast Keyboard is nice.

Other links you should check out...

DreamChip and 4 in 1 Connector

Another Dreamcast Mod Chip

The Ultimate Dreamcast Survival Guide

Sega Dreamcast VGA Mod

Modified Dreamcast BIOS

www.dc-scene.net

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