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Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME....
01/05/11 05:34 AM


You're looking in the wrong place on this.

There's one correlating factor for both platforms that doesn't show up on the others so much-- ease of piracy.

Both PS1 (and PS2 initially) required semi-expensive and difficult hardware modification that not everyone could do easily. The soldering, especially on PS2, would be very delicate work.

On the other hand, Dreamcast piracy was so easy a 12-year-old could do it without assistance. Download ISO, burn in appropriate tool. Same goes with PSP-- download custom firmware, install it by the instructions, download and install ISO to memstick.

With piracy that easy, most people said, "Why buy something I can get for free?" and stopped buying games on that platform. Nintendo's having some major issues with that on the DS side now as well. It's also very true on PC-- the easier it is to pirate, the more likely people will take the easy and cheap way out.


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* So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Ziggy100 01/03/11 01:19 PM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Outrun2006  01/05/11 10:00 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... bdam  01/04/11 03:11 PM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Shoegazr  01/05/11 02:56 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Outrun2006  01/03/11 05:54 PM
. * Lotta work for what I see as little return..... (nt) mogli  01/04/11 12:04 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... italieAdministrator  01/03/11 11:55 PM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Moose  01/04/11 08:29 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... SmitdoggAdministrator  01/04/11 01:24 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... R. Belmont  01/04/11 01:22 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Malice  01/04/11 09:56 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Quantum Leaper  01/04/11 09:45 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... R. Belmont  01/04/11 10:39 PM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... AWJ  01/05/11 02:15 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... R. Belmont  01/05/11 05:53 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... ranger_lennier  01/06/11 05:34 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... italieAdministrator  01/05/11 08:40 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... R. Belmont  01/05/11 06:42 PM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... italieAdministrator  01/05/11 07:59 PM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Kitsune Sniper  01/05/11 08:48 PM
. * Newer games blow anyways.....but..... mogli  01/07/11 09:50 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Firehawke  01/05/11 05:34 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... jonwil  01/07/11 03:17 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Firehawke  01/07/11 03:24 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... italieAdministrator  01/05/11 09:04 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Naoki  01/05/11 11:25 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... Master O  01/04/11 03:21 AM
. * Re: So Sandy Bridge CPU's......Looks like more Awesomeness for MAME.... keshbach1  01/04/11 08:50 PM

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