Saturn 2 Poll

Would you be interested in a Saturn 2 console?

  • Hell Yea!

    Votes: 10 66.7%
  • Probably

    Votes: 1 6.7%
  • I'm Skeptical

    Votes: 4 26.7%
  • I Don't Think So

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    15
I've decided to go ahead with this project. I plan on making it backwards-compatible with the Saturn. For now, I'll be focusing on the game design of the first title.
 

Jameson

Gear Supporter
While i totally like the idea of recreating the Saturn on a novel hardware, changing the core system (to make it "2") i can live without because of obvious reasons.
At the first stage one can remove the obsolete non-proprietary infrastructure like memories and build a glue fpga-based structure around VDPs, SH2s, SCU, SMPC and SCSP. Then replacing them one-by-one with an fpga emulators should take place, until they are all verilog. After this you fit'em in a single chip and get a mini-saturn.
That's a helluva lot of work, and reversing might require some data we'll never get, so let's keep this as my crazy impossible dream until someone proves it's doable.
 
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