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I bought a Dreamcast when it was on clearance from a local game rental store. Little did I know it would have led me to my life of weird-peripheral hunting and SEGA retro collecting. One of the best things about the Dreamcast is one of the things that caused it to fail: piracy. As a broke college student, I only needed to purchase a spindle of blank CDs and as many zany keyboards, fishing rods, and VMUs as I had the cash for to properly experience the entire library of Dreamcast games, on real hardware. Obviously, I purchase games for the system now that I have a real job, but some gems are too rare and expensive, and I've kept those burnt discs around for those titles. There's a lot of weird and strange games that only saw life on this console. I found it to be the easiest to pick up and play with friends not otherwise interested in retro games, because it was 3D retro. Late 90s arcade retro, back in the days we'd go to the arcade to play Hydro Thunder. Graphically, you can't tell me that Soul Caliber displayed on a CRT monitor with the VGA cables didn't look better than the game's sequel on the PS2 on a TV. The only issues I could note are: the lack of a second analog stick (a similar issue to the PSP), the short lifespan of the system limiting the game library - some really interesting games stopped development because the system was cancelled- , and the indie game development community not being able to develop 3D titles for the system. There are new 2D titles, mostly shmups, being released every year of the system's life, even into 2019. And you can use a raspberry pi to play online with other Dreamcast fans. What do I want to see in the Dreamcast's future? A 3D indie dev kit (pipe dream), a portable Dreamcast ala Switch, wireless controllers. What doesn't it need? I don't think it actually needs a clone console. You can already buy HDMI cables that are good, cheap, and easy. It's the last great home console from SEGA and the fans just won't let it die, because it's aged extremely well.