The Early Days of the Sega CD

December 18, 2020 0 By retrogamingdev

The Early Days of the Sega CD
While many Sega fans are nostalgic for Sega’s CD add on, those early days were rough as hell. While I love to think back at how cool it was owning one, there is no doubt there were some serious problems.

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Opening 3D Logo By:
Jan Neves
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Episode Notes:

1. Captured on the Mega SG.

2. Some good games came out in 1993, starting with the likes of Batman Returns, Final Fight and Sonic CD. The system had been out for months before they showed up, so the damage had already been done.

3. I did eventually get my own Japanese Mega CD once prices came down a bit.

4. Throughout its life the Sega CD got a number of games that were never released in Japan for the Mega CD and vice/versa. It was region locked so owning both region variants was almost mandatory to fully explore the library.

5. I had my first Sega CD stop working about a year after I got it. Since then, I’ve had to repair/replace it more than any other system I have ever owned.

6. There is also a 5 game version of the pack in compilation here. They added Super Monaco GP to later bundles.

7. The Sega CD also a CD+G disc packed in. I didn’t include it here because frankly, I thought the idea was lame as hell.
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