GDEMU

Dreamcast Mods That Will Modernize And Extend It’s Life

The Sega Dreamcast was released on 9/9/99. That’s 20 yrs and 10 months ago as of the writing of this article. There are two primary issues retro console gamers typically deal with in modern times: failing hardware components and the difficultly of getting a decent picture out of an HDTV or 4k TV. As a …

Posted on Jul 18, 2020

How to use a GDEMU to Replace Your Dreamcast’s Broken GD-ROM

I recently picked up a broken Sega Dreamcast on the cheap. I decided to modernize a few components to get it back to good working order. In my search for parts, I came across a something called a “GDEMU”, which is an Optical Drive Emulator (ODE) that replaces the entire GD-ROM unit in the Dreamcast. …

Posted on Jun 17, 2020