Forum Rules (Please Read)

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Please check the other forums in the Dreamcast section before posting here to see if your topic would fit better in those categories. Example: A new game/homebrew release would go in the New Releases/Homebrew/Emulation section: http://dreamcast-talk.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=5 or if you're having an issue with getting your Dreamcast to work or a game to boot it would go in the Support section: http://dreamcast-talk.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=42
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Impulse
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Forum Rules (Please Read)

Post#1 » Wed Aug 19, 2020 6:00 pm

Hello people of DC-Talk!

If this is your first time browsing the forum I want to thank you for registering. For everyone else I want to thank you for taking the time to read our first official rules. After such a long time with no posted rules we thought it would be a good idea to put something in writing. Most of these are pretty basic and nothing out of the ordinary. Any questions or concerns? Just post here.


1. No Spam. This will result in a permanent ban.

2. No Harassment. Personal attacks will not be tolerated via posts or PM's.

3. No Nudity (cartoon or otherwise) or Pornographic Content. Ban.

4. You May Not Edit Your Posts To Be Blank. This Destroys Topic Continuity. This will result in a warning.

5. Your First Post Cannot Be Promoting A Crowdfunding Campaign Or Product. You May Not Join With the Sole Intention OF Promotion. The purpose of this is to prevent scams. There are exceptions to this rule if you're en established developer. PM me after you join if you're worried about this.

6. Download Section Specific Rules:
    *Dreamcast related ISO's only (no other consoles) But PC ports such as Max Pool and 4x4 are allowed because they can play online with DC
    *No Commercially Available Games. e.g. Indie DC Games that you can still purchase from the Developers. An addendum to the rule above: Quake III PC not allowed because it is still commercially available.

Thanks,
Impulse & Mods
-Impulse

mrneo240
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Re: Forum Rules (Please Read)

Post#2 » Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:05 am

What about quake ?

kremiso
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Re: Forum Rules (Please Read)

Post#3 » Thu Aug 20, 2020 4:29 am

Impulse wrote:6. Download Section Specific Rules:
[list]*Dreamcast related ISO's only (no other consoles)...


^^^ wondering about this ^^^

- what about NeoGeo aes/CD games used i.e. in Neo4All/DreamNeo builds? they should be ok

- same for ps1 games used on Bleem releases

- games used to build ScummDC releases, they are ok the same ?

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Re: Forum Rules (Please Read)

Post#4 » Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:35 am

well i guess there built as cdi dreamcast iso so it only runs on dreamcast quake ports emulator ports bleem there all dreamcast cdi or iso format

I would think it means i maybe wrong


If the said port emulator is in cdi format and is a dreamcast iso only works on a dreamcast i say thats a dreamcast iso quake ps1 neogeo or otherwize

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Post#5 » Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:42 pm

Yeah Bleem and NeoGeo games specifically designed to run natively on the DC are allowed obviously. No need to second guess or worry about that, we all know those are allowed since they are under the Grandfather clause. Been here since before rule in place aye? So, alle gut mein freunde. ;)
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Post#6 » Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:30 pm

Bump
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Re: Forum Rules (Please Read)

Post#7 » Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:09 pm

English:
...With these rules!!!, it is already decided to change the web page with my contributions. Goodbye dreamcast-talk I won't miss you ...

Español:
¡¡¡...Con esas reglas!!!, ya es decidido de cambiar de pagina web junto a mis aportes. Adios dreamcast-talk no te voy a estrañar...

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Re: Forum Rules (Please Read)

Post#8 » Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:23 pm

Ripfire wrote:English:
...With these rules!!!, it is already decided to change the web page with my contributions. Goodbye dreamcast-talk I won't miss you ...

Español:
¡¡¡...Con esas reglas!!!, ya es decidido de cambiar de pagina web junto a mis aportes. Adios dreamcast-talk no te voy a estrañar...


:roll: pretty childish man.... guess you better contact internet time machine too to remove posts :lol:

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Bob Dobbs
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Re: Forum Rules (Please Read)

Post#9 » Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:12 pm

Xiden wrote:
Ripfire wrote:English:
...With these rules!!!, it is already decided to change the web page with my contributions. Goodbye dreamcast-talk I won't miss you ...

Español:
¡¡¡...Con esas reglas!!!, ya es decidido de cambiar de pagina web junto a mis aportes. Adios dreamcast-talk no te voy a estrañar...


:roll: pretty childish man.... guess you better contact internet time machine too to remove posts :lol:


Agreed, Xiden! All he has to do is contact Impulse and check to see if it is OK.
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Bob Dobbs

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Impulse
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Re: Forum Rules (Please Read)

Post#10 » Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:23 pm

Ripfire wrote:English:
...With these rules!!!, it is already decided to change the web page with my contributions. Goodbye dreamcast-talk I won't miss you ...

Español:
¡¡¡...Con esas reglas!!!, ya es decidido de cambiar de pagina web junto a mis aportes. Adios dreamcast-talk no te voy a estrañar...

What exactly do you mean?
-Impulse

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