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Tower of Babel Dreamcast Tech Demo version 2 release :

This is a Tech Demo made by Yu Suzuki for the event "The Sega New Challenge Conference" (the first time Sega unveiled the Dreamcast).

There would be several versions of this demo including this one with system information on the screen.

Be careful, it works only on emulator.


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Does anyone know why this and the original rip don't work on true Dreamcast hardware?
 

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Does anyone know why this and the original rip don't work on true Dreamcast hardware?

I think set 4 and lower release just don't seem to work on retail DC without some work. Future city was the same way.

Though IAM confused, this guy says he hacked the first release to work on retail or did I misunderstand?
 

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I think set 4 and lower release just don't seem to work on retail DC without some work. Future city was the same way.

Though IAM confused, this guy says he hacked the first release to work on retail or did I misunderstand?
I'm gonna try it, will update

Edit: Kinda? It boots, but after choosing between regular or widescreen it seems to hang. Might keep playing around
 
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Does anyone know why this and the original rip don't work on true Dreamcast hardware?
I looked into my old emails (I uploaded the original video on behalf of someone else).

The original hacker said that it was designed only for Katana DevKit. And two hacks were necessary to work in emulators because of "feature hardware which is badly emulated".

If I had to guess, is say it's likely not using any system library, but rather direct hardware access. With some subtle differences existing between retail consoles and DevKits.
 

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I'm gonna try it, will update

Edit: Kinda? It boots, but after choosing between regular or widescreen it seems to hang. Might keep playing around
Sorry I thought it would work on a real Dreamcast but it appears that it only works on an emulator (the demo works with demul and Reicast (a little slow on Reicast?), With Redream it does not work)
 

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Sorry I thought it would work on a real Dreamcast but it appears that it only works on an emulator (the demo works with demul and Reicast (a little slow on Reicast?), With Redream it does not work)
Bummer. I hope in the future it will be possible to run these on real hardware.
 
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