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dreamGEAR My Arcade Retro Arcade Machine X

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Title Screen

dreamGEAR My Arcade Retro Arcade Machine X

Developers: Various
Publishers: dreamGEAR
Platforms: Unlicensed NES, VT368, Plug & Play
Released in US: 2016

CodeIcon.png This game has unused code.
MinigameIcon.png This game has unused modes / minigames.
GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
MusicIcon.png This game has unused music.
SoundIcon.png This game has unused sounds.
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A tabletop arcade machine with 300 built-in games, including advanced ROM hacks of NES/Famicom games running on VT368 hardware.

Unused 200-in-1 Menu


For whatever reason, the entirety of the dreamGEAR My Arcade Retroplay Controller (also sold as the My Arcade Retro Machine, the predecessor to this console) is in the data, from address 02000000 to 02800000. However, two bytes were altered, making it only load F-22 instead. With the data extracted, at addresses 08000C-08000D, replacing 81 and E7 with C9 and EB will allow the menu to run. Roughly 150 games present here are unused and inaccessible in the main 300-in-1 menu.

Other Unused Games

Alongside the 200-in-1 menu, there are a number of unused games inside of the system's code that are not part of the main menu. Some were seemingly excluded out of legal fear (namely Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Super Mario Bros. and Tetris variants); a few others seem to be removed due to being flat-out broken, or just plain confusing. These unused games includeː

Vt36x-pacman-1xres-version.png Vt36x-ms-pacman-1xres-version.png Vt36x-tetris-1xres-version.png Vt36x-magic-bubble-1xres-version.png Triple-vt03-title.png
Pac-Man hack Ms. Pac-Man (Tengen) hack Tetris (Tengen) hack Tetris (Nice Code) hack Triple (Nice Code Tetris hack)
Vt36x-super-mario-bros-1xres-version.png Vt36x-bokosuka-wars-1xres-version.png Vt36x-hon-shougi-1xres-version.png Vt36x-xiao-ma-li-1xres-version.png Vt36x-glommy-chess-1xres-version.png
Super Mario Bros. hack Bokosuka Wars hack Hon Shougi hack Xiao Ma Li hack Glommy Chess hack
Vt03-gear-master.png Vt03-xtreme-robot.png Vt36x-cube.png Vt36x-loves-arrow.png Vt36x-unknown1.png
Gear Master
(VT03 Mach Rider hack)
Xtreme Robot
(VT03 Thexder hack)
Cube Love's Arrow Unknown game 1
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Unknown game 2 Unknown game 3 Unknown game 4 Unknown game 5

Furthermore, there are even more games that are unused in the Retro Arcade Machine X, though were left intact in some other distributors' versions of the mini arcade (such as the Thumbs Upǃ Mini Arcade Machine and Multicade 230).

Test Menu


A test menu (featuring controller, IC and FLASH tests) can be accessed by holding the A and B buttons while powering on/resetting the console.