Hacked Dreamcast plays your favorite addictive game: Flappy Bird

The Sega Dreamcast lives on, too. Sort of.

Techie YouTuber Dmitry Grinberg breathed life into Sega’s final home console originally launched in the late ’90s with a version of Flappy Bird of all things. The twist: it’s not a version of Flappy Bird for the actual home console, it’s a version for the console’s unique memory card device called the VMU, or visual memory unit.

The Dreamcast’s VMU plugs into controllers and can store save data for games as well as act as a second screen, displaying a clock or even a mini game when games call for it. Grinberg managed to hack it to play Flappy Bird, explaining his process on a very thorough write-up for anyone who wants to crack into their own Dreamcast VMU.

H/T Gizmodo

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