Category Archives: Dreamcast

Requiem for a Dreamcast

Although I was silly enough to buy an imported Dreamcast five months before the system came out in the US, it was just a few months later that a friend introduced me to Everquest, which rapidly consumed all of my … Continue reading

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How to skip cutscenes in Shenmue II:

No clever title today, rather one deliberately chosen to make this page easier to find on search engines. Shenmue 2 nearly broke me tonight.  I’m closing in on the end of the game, I’m pretty sure, but  getting this far … Continue reading

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How About A Game Of Lucky Hit?

So, it’s been roughly ten years since I played the first Shenmue, and I understand they’re actually planning to make a third one.  In addition, Shenmue II is the last Dreamcast game sitting in my backlog after I came to … Continue reading

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Resident Evil Blues

Well, Resident Evil: Code Veronica has the distinction of being the first RE title that I’ve actually gotten a fair ways in to and was actually chugging my way towards completing when I decided to chuck the whole thing. There … Continue reading

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Yeah, we’ll just mark this one off and move on.

So, after putting Idol Janshi wo Tsukucchaou to bed, I had a couple of Dreamcast titles left that weren’t RPGs, and I figured that playing through one or both of them might be a good idea. I chose Jet Grind … Continue reading

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About that resolution…

A few days ago, I mentioned that I’d missed my goal of working through my Dreamcast backlog by 9/9/2010, and that was apparently sufficient shame to convince me to go back and boot up the little white box and play … Continue reading

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Missed resolutions

So it’s the ninth of September, marking the 11th anniversary of the North American Dreamcast launch, and I’ve not done well with my goal from last September. I had planned to, over the last year, finish up my Dreamcast backlog … Continue reading

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EXTREMELY Sad Girls In Snow.

So, I’m trying to get a bit of a headstart on my plans for October – that is, I’d planned to play through as many horror-themed games as I could during the month – and I figured I could cross … Continue reading

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A little clump of soul, a little clump of soulless corporate advergaming.

Well, I started D2 on the Dreamcast this evening, and am actually really enjoying it.  I haven’t seen much of the, you know, horror bits, but I’m finding that sniping bunnies is way more fun than I expected.  It’s a … Continue reading

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School starts WHEN?

So school starts Tuesday, a turn of events for which I am more or less prepared.  It’s probably a good idea for me to keep up with my Japanese review, but at this point I may just have to hit … Continue reading

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