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Console Piracy (Ahem, “Backup”) Devices of the 1990s

I think everybody born later than 1980 experienced pirating their first game as a sort of nerd’s right of passage. For me it was downloading Doom 2 onto a bunch of floppies from a BBS. But there was a parallel world of piracy for consoles as well that is much less familiar to most people.

The first time I showed a buddy my Gameboy Advance SP with a flash cart running a simple operating system with an ebook reader, imager and video viewer, emulators and rom launcher, it blew his mind. For some reason consoles are in this whole other category…

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Alex Beyman

Alex Beyman

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