|This bank is more trustworthy than most.|
Thanks to a reader called James though, we can now show you what you would have received in the post as a welcome to the Dreamcast Partners Club had you taken the plunge and signed up. It's mainly the usual stuff you'd expect - membership cards and welcome letters and the like, but there's also a copy of that bizarre Yukawa puzzle game and an intriguing VHS tape. James has promised to get the tape digitised and uploaded to YouTube asap so that we can share it here, but in the meantime cast your peepers over the rest of this intriguing
Edit: Thanks to contributor Ross, the Japanese text has now been translated! I've added the English translations as captions...
|Point Card Registration card (black leaflet with flow chart)|
How to register your points
2. Registration card (you know, those stupid things that, along with the spine card, can really increase the value of something to eBay buyers).
3. Online registration form (www.sega.co.jp/dreamcast)
Register for a point card, buy Dreamcast software, apply by phone, register points, save points for the happy special offers (this is actually what it says in Japanese, sounds funny in English though).
The blue and white leaflet to the right just explains the start and expiry date of cards.
The Dream Point Bank Member’s Manual.
The Sonic Adventure pamphlet has a warning on it that reads “Be careful not to get calluses/ blisters on your fingers”. I presume there must have been cases in Japan of people playing games so much that calluses grew on their fingers.
The white letter already seen on a previous picture.
|Blue letter looking thing with Sega Partners written on it:|
Your dreams will finally come true. Only our partners will receive the news before anyone else.
Orange pamphlet with Dreamcast logo on:
Sega’s new dream begins.
|A letter from the president of Sega titled “Dreamcast, we’ll raise (nourish, realize) this dream with you.|
|Pamphlet for a song used in a campaign to get people to preorder a Dreamcast.|
Dreamcast Pre-order campaign song!
Senmu Yukawamoto’s CD debut!
Available now across the country on CD and vinyl.
People who can’t wait, get to the shop! Quickly!
|Fresh Sega Saturn pick ups!|
Sonic Adventure production announcement 1998.8.22
Massive thanks to Ross for this translation!