Probably because itâ€™s a bit of an all rounder, a one-stop-shop for the retro gamer.Antiriad2097 wrote:No offense to DC owners but WHAT THE HELL IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT A DC? Everyone one i speak to says "get a DC"
I'm sorry but can somone give me a good reason why i should buy one?
It has a large range of commercial stuff at the Ps2, GameCube, Xbox level, covering every genre you can think ofâ€¦ and some you probably couldnâ€™t
You can play FPS games with a keyboard and mouse, if you want.
You can play games with unusual controller types.
You have a vast range of the best shooters, now a niche gaming market.
You also have a vast range of 2D fighters, another niche market
You can play some very unusual games,
It also has a large range of good emulators, especially for the 8 and 16 bit systems, and the older MAME stuff.
There is a thriving home brew/demo/mods/ports scene, with some surprisingly good and interesting stuff.
You can run Linux or DOS on it if you really want to.
You can use public domain dev/kits to write for it, again if you want toâ€¦
Any console can load up â€˜backupâ€™ or homebrew games without modification.
It can display in real VGA mode to a monitor or VGA equipped TV.
And if you want something really different you could always talk to Seaman!
Oh yes, and it's very cheep, and so are the games