Note from racketboy: I’d like to take a quick second to welcome Ivo to the blogging staff here at RetroGaming. He will be one of the members that will be helping me post interesting goodies here in the future.
I’ve found a link to an interesting (from a historic point of view) forum post at insert credit.
It is about the “system disc” that Sega gave to developers and that would allow them to test their burned discs in regular retail systems. For those that prefer to have a link rather than dig it from insert credit, click here for the more in-depth information:
Gamer history link
I still find it fascinating that to this day, nobody has figured out how to crack the booting software for the Saturn. Of course, you can mod the hardware itself now, but its not quite as easy for the everyday gamer as being able to burn a self-booting game like on the Dreamcast.