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How Capcom’s clever CPS2 Arcade Game Copy Protection stopped bootleg games | MVG

Arcade Game bootlegging was rampant in 80s and 90s with many arcade manufacturers including Capcom in the firing line with their CPS1 arcade hardware. But Capcom learned from their mistakes and the CPS2 hardware from 1993 to 2007 – long past its end of life – became impossible to crack.
This is the story of how Capcom kept bootleggers away from the CPS2 arcade hardware for over 15 years and how different individuals eventually lead to the ultimate defeat of the encryption.

Kelsey’s Game Room Tour 2019!

Alright, you’ve been asking for it…here it is! The game room tour! The audio in the beginning is not great as I ended up having to use the camera mic, but beyond that it should be okay so bear with it! I had some fun going through my collection and trying to find the interesting stuff. Hope you enjoy — and look forward to more history stuff soon!