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8-Bit Bangkok – Sega Saturn Night @ Jam

September 28, 2014 @ 7:00 pm12:00 am ICT


Is Sega Saturn the worst video game console ever produced? OR so far ahead of it’s time people didn’t understand it. YOU DECIDE.

■ Astal
■ Bulk Slash
■ Daytona USA: Championship Circuit Edition
■ DoDonPachi
■ Fighters Megamix
■ Fighting Vipers
■ Guardian Heroes
■ Gungriffon: The Eurasian Conflict
■ Layer Section (aka RayForce, aka Galactic Attack, aka Gunlock)
■ NiGHTS into Dreams…
■ Panzer Dragoon
■ Panzer Dragoon II Zwei
■ Saturn Bomberman
■ Sega Rally Championship Plus
■ Sega Touring Car Championship
■ Virtua Cop 2
■ Virtua Fighter 2
■ X-Men vs. Street Fighter

■ Japanese Sega Saturn – Model 1

[Feel free to bring any Japanese-version games (NTSC-J) to play or any Sega Saturn accessories]

■ First console to introduce online play! Users in Japan were even able to access online banking services and surf the internet. It can still be played online today in USA.
■ First console with more than one main processor, with two main 32-bit CPUs; one for processing 2D graphics and one for 3D graphics.
■ It had a total of eight processors!
■ Sega’s most successful console in Japan at the time, with a total of 5 million units sold in Japan. However, it was not commercially successful overseas.

Video games will be played on a big projector screen.

8-Bit Bangkok is a group with a shared interest of video gaming, aliens, VHS nostalgia and comics.

We get together to play retro videos games once a month at JAM. Super Nintendo, Atari, Master System, Sega Saturn, whatever.