Could you trick/make a broadband adapter to play dial up games?

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Re: Could you trick/make a broadband adapter to play dial up games?

Post#11 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:44 pm

it wont make a damn bit of difference for pool..

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Re: Could you trick/make a broadband adapter to play dial up games?

Post#12 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:58 pm

Sonic1994DC wrote:there's some advantages over a modem like the faster speeds


No one is denying that the BBA is a superior connection method when it comes to speed but it really doesn't make a difference one way or the other. It's simply not possible to make dial-up only games work with the broadband adapter. They don't know how to interact with it because they were never programmed with support for it. The only way to add support would be to program it in but that requires the source code which will likely never be released. You'd have a better chance of winning the lottery. Heck, if I win the lottery I'll try and buy some source code. :lol:
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Re: Could you trick/make a broadband adapter to play dial up games?

Post#13 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:15 pm

pcwzrd13 wrote:
Sonic1994DC wrote:there's some advantages over a modem like the faster speeds


No one is denying that the BBA is a superior connection method when it comes to speed but it really doesn't make a difference one way or the other. It's simply not possible to make dial-up only games work with the broadband adapter. They don't know how to interact with it because they were never programmed with support for it. The only way to add support would be to program it in but that requires the source code which will likely never be released. You'd have a better chance of winning the lottery. Heck, if I win the lottery I'll try and buy some source code. :lol:


Haha! I and many other's would love that :lol:

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Re: Could you trick/make a broadband adapter to play dial up games?

Post#14 » Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:31 am

Sonic1994DC wrote:And like long quest in PSO like Halloween Horror you can't finish that quest on a modem, it disconnects halfway through the quest

Can you play all the way through Garon's Treachery? If you get disconnected during that quest, then your connection isn't working properly. Big quests make you more likely to disconnect, so you need a stable, fast modem connection in order to finish them. Back on Sega's server, we could always tell which players were using a UniDUN, because they would always get disconnected in Garon's Treachery, while we got to continue the quest (all players using modems).
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Re: Could you trick/make a broadband adapter to play dial up games?

Post#15 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:38 am

In the Dreamcast world Dial Up > Broadband!!! wooooo! :D

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Post#16 » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:06 pm

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Re: Could you trick/make a broadband adapter to play dial up games?

Post#17 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:08 am

Aleron Ives wrote:Every Dreamcast comes with a modem, so there isn't anybody who only has a BBA, unless you bought an incomplete Dreamcast, in which case shame on you. ;)


My PAL kiosk Dreamcast came with a fake/dummy modem shell :P
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Re: Could you trick/make a broadband adapter to play dial up games?

Post#18 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:50 am

u got screwed!!!!
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Re: Could you trick/make a broadband adapter to play dial up games?

Post#19 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:40 pm

Aleron Ives wrote:Every Dreamcast comes with a modem, so there isn't anybody who only has a BBA, unless you bought an incomplete Dreamcast, in which case shame on you. ;)


Haha, your right every Dreamcast comes with a modem but the thing is people don't use dial up that much in these ages and the broadband/bba would be there only option (many new comers would asume). Even thought DreamPi is growing in numbers there's still going to be people that don't know about it, that's these people's only method of connecting they think. So I'm saying wouldn't it be great if these people that only had a bba could be able to play with us in are dial up only games? :mrgreen:

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Re: Could you trick/make a broadband adapter to play dial up games?

Post#20 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:25 pm

if it was possible.. it not only would be great.. it would be done already...

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