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Magic Card V2

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Magic Card V2
Made for: Sega Saturn
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
TW
NT$? ?



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The Magic Card V2 is a two-part accessory for the Sega Saturn, allowing the system to play "backup" versions of Saturn software. It is an alternative to physical modifications which bypasses all of the Saturn's anti-piracy and region locking mechanisms. It assists in doing the swap trick by stopping the disc from spinning at certain points, and providing on-screen instructions on when to swap discs or reset the console.

The Magic Card V2 is a very rare item and comes in two parts - a cartridge and a disc, both of which are required to achieve the desired effect (although any retail Saturn disc can be substituted for the Magic Card V2 disc). At present it is not known who made the Magic Card V2 (or whether there was a "V1") - it was not endorsed by Sega, and copies often retail for significant sums of money second-hand.


Box Name Brand Date & Price Images Documentation
MagicCardV2 Saturn Box Back.jpgMagicCardV2 Saturn Box Front.jpg
Magic Card V2 ? ? (>=1995)
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cart front
MagicCardV2 Saturn Back.jpg
cart back
MagicCardV2 Saturn disc.jpg
disc


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