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Dreamcast 10 Years on – the VM (1999)

Ridiculous, brave, innovative. Dreamcast had a memory card, but it was not just any memory card – it was the VM (visual memory). Although at its most basic it was a peripheral storahe unit / memory card for the Dreamcast, it was more than that. With its LED screen, some games utilised that functionality and there were mini-games that could be played on the tiny LED screen. I remember one for Sonic Adventure, but it was pretty unplayable, and pretty boring. A noble failure – here is a youtube vid of its history, both official and homebrew;