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TerraOnion MODE - Dreamcast, Saturn & PlayStation ODE

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TerraOnion MODE - Dreamcast, Saturn & PlayStation ODE

Due to supply chain issues and current demand this product is currently not eligible for the flash cart bulk discount.

By selecting a storage option you will receive a compatible storage device. Due to availability of supply we can only guarantee the storage device will be new and a brand name. We cannot guarantee any specific brand. By selecting NONE you will need to provide your own storage device.

This bracket allows for an easier & cleaner MODE install.
* SATURN USE: If you will be using this in a Saturn it is important you select the correct Type. Unfortunately there is no guaranteed way by looking at the outside of the system to know which Type to choose. This will require you to open your Saturn to determine which Type you need by unscrewing the Saturn and opening it up. CLICK HERE for a guide on how to determine which Type to choose


Intermediate Modification

WARNING: We consider this an Intermediate Level modification for the Saturn/Dreamcast. Meaning only those with some experience modding, disassembling systems, etc. should attempt this modification. Stone Age Gamer, nor the manufacturer, will warranty modifications that are not done properly. If you do not feel comfortable installing the MODE in the Saturn/Dreamcast yourself we highly suggest either using an approved modder (we offer this service for $44.99 which includes the 3D Printed Bracket, see Here for an installation guide using the bracket) or purchase a pre-installed system HERE or bundle the MODE and install service together HERE.



Mod Level: Expert

WARNING: We consider this an Expert Level modification for the PlayStation. Meaning only those with some significant modding experience should attempt this modification. Stone Age Gamer, nor the manufacturer, will warranty modifications that are not done properly. If you do not feel comfortable installing the MODE in the PlayStation yourself we highly suggest either using an approved modder (we offer this service for $99.99) or purchase a pre-installed system HERE or bundle the MODE and install service together HERE.


Compatible with Saturn and Dreamcast, same firmware for both systems. Compatible with both 20 pin and 21 pin Saturn consoles. Compatible with both 5v (VA0) and 3,3v (VA1) Dreamcast (proper voltage level conversion).

Introducing MODE (Multi Optical Disc Emulator) for SEGA Saturn & Dreamcast!

Auto region patching (loads games from different regions without patching games)

• Auto detects the console it's plugged into. No jumpers to configure.

• SATA 2.5 HDD compatible with exfat (works with both hard drives and SSD drives)

• MicroSD

• USB for USB thumbdrives and powered USB hard drives


100% compatible with all Saturn and Dreamcast games!

• Compatible with Redump and Tosec images (for both Dreamcast/Saturn)

• Compatible with CDI, GDI, CCD, MDF, bin/iso+cue images

• Plug and play, no soldering required!

• 2 User interfaces: Simple list view and Advanced Cover Art

• Supports multiple Disc games

• Zero seek times providing faster load times

• Supports Mpeg card, ActionReplay/PseudoSaturnKai, Saturn RAM cart compatible

• DC Digital, DreamPSU and PicoPSU compatible


Tech Data:

• 32-bit MCU at 168MHz with 192KB RAM

• High performance FPGA for accurate data transfer speeds

• USB 2.0 High Speed PHY for high transfer speed from SATA & USB

• Full speed Memory card interface supporting up to 12MB/s

• SATA to USB 2.0 bridge for high speed SATA hard disk access

• Level translators to properly convert signal levels, and support Dreamcast VA0

• Saturn 20pin and 21pin interface with mainboard autodetection

• User IO connector for expansion, and support custom interface boards

• Reset generation and Region selection for Saturn



  • 40 Winks
    40 Winks
  • Chaos Control
    Chaos Control
  • Glover
  • Invasion from Beyond
    Invasion from Beyond
  • Motor Mash
    Motor Mash
  • Shadow Madness
    Shadow Madness

  • Officially Licensed From:Piko Interactive


A) PIRACY – Stone Age Gamer Retroworks, Inc. ("Stone Age Gamer") does not support or condone piracy. Flash carts and similar devices Stone Age Gamer sells and supports are intended to be used only for the following purposes: development, playing games licensed by Stone Age Gamer for use with the product, and/or playing currently owned personally backed-up games and media where it is legal to do so. Stone Age Gamer does not offer support for any other use of this product.

B) PERSONAL BACK-UPS – In many territories it is legal to make back-ups for personal use and/or archival purposes, however it may not be legal in all territories. Please learn the national and local laws regarding this subject before making back-ups for personal use. Please note, in most territories "Personal Back-up" means exactly that; back-ups you made yourself of games you currently own. This often does not include back-ups obtained via other methods (i.e. downloading), even if it is a game you physically own.

C) DAMAGE – Neither Stone Age Gamer or the manufacturer is responsible for any damage of property this product may cause. This is a new product intended to be used on electronic hardware that exceeds two decades in age and Stone Age Gamer can’t guarantee the condition of such hardware. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

D) MODIFICATION & USE – Any unauthorized modification and/or non-intended use of this or any other flash cart product sold by Stone Age Gamer shall void both manufacturer and retailer warranties of that product.

E) CLONE / MODIFIED CONSOLES – Flash carts were developed and intended to be used on un-modified original hardware using original hardware accessories. Stone Age Gamer does not guarantee flash cart operation on clone consoles or modified consoles. Flash carts may operate on some clone consoles or modified consoles. However, due to power consumption changes, random hardware changes and/or firmware updates of those consoles we cannot offer a guarantee of flash cart compatibility. Any returns due to incompatibility with clone consoles or modified consoles will result in no refund of any shipping costs and a 10% restocking fee if no defect is found during testing.


70 Reviews

  • 5
    Terraonion MODE

    Posted by Dan B on Jan 20th 2022

    All-around amazing! Easy shopping and quick standard shipping to Chicago! The MODE definitely justifies the hype, especially with SSD! Simply format drive as FAT32/Master Boot Record or ExFAT/GUID Partition Table, then create folder for Dreamcast, Saturn or Playstation. Been an absolute blast playing Dreamcast games perfectly compatible with Sega BIOS and soft reset as well as the great MODE menu. Tremendously improves load time on games such as Shenmue, Headhunter, Phantasy Star Online, D2, Chronicles of Pern, Evil Twin, etc. Great FAQ wiki links below:

  • 5
    Great High Quality ODE for Saturn or Dreamcast

    Posted by Reviewer on Jan 19th 2022

    The MODE is super high quality and super simple to install. The support and features offered are unbeatable. The price of this is well worth the premium. Highly recommend for the Dreamcast.

  • 5
    Out of the Gates Awesomeness

    Posted by Jason S on Jan 17th 2022

    There are cheaper, there are more expensive options, and then there are correct for you options. Based on all of the options and Terraonions history of great products, it was a no brainer to choose Mode for my needs.

    The install is a fun challenge. As far as consoles go, the Saturn i had(white shell, gray power buttons), this one is easy to disassemble. Only mistake I made was i had the 21 pin cable flipped over. Quick fix.

    Software side is easy, follow the instructions for register, get your backups squared, bios right? Boom it works.

    Most of the people who want this probably are 34-47 years old. Prime 90s kids, teens and young adults. None of the people in this age group have the time to fiddle around:

    Pretty healthy 2 hour install or pay the awesome guys at Stone age Gamer to do it. Grab a crt from a thrift store and dive into a crazy world: mid to late 90's polygon everything!

    I plan on getting another Mode for a dreamcast and just buying a premodded PSX from these guys. Super awesome and helpful people on the phone. Not a robot in a sorting factory, who just sends you a prepackaged box.

  • 5
    Terraonion MODE

    Posted by Stephen Strakos on Jan 3rd 2022

    Awesome alternative that's almost plug and play. Definitely easier to configure than other ODE's at the software level as well. These are so great I've bought one for both my Dreamcast and Saturn. Both work flawlessly in each system. Overall install on the Saturn was more complicated versus the Dreamcast, but still easy for the most part. I'm not thinking about giving my PSX the same treatment with this ODE. Highly recommend this ODE as the quality of product and support is top notch.

  • 5
    Great Product!

    Posted by Jonathan on Jan 2nd 2022

    This thing is amazing! The installation is very easy, and does not take long at all. The user interface is very user friendly, and easy to use for sure. Updating the firmware is also easy as well. The only bad thing is having to take the system apart to get to the hard drive, usb, or sd card. All in all, that is not a big deal and should not prevent anybody from buying this.

  • 5

    Posted by L.L. on Dec 27th 2021

    Cheaper than a copy of Radiant Silvergun!

  • 5
    Easy to use

    Posted by Anthony on Dec 26th 2021

    I had heard of the Dreamcast when it came out but I never had one growing up. After hearing about it from other people my desire to get one increased and one day I finally bought one. The Terraonion Mode is the best ODE option for the Dreamcast hands down. Its easy enough to install and to use it is dead simple. I've been very happy with my purchase and I cannot wait to get a Terraonion Mode for my Saturn.

  • 5
    Don't think, just buy!

    Posted by Nico Farhat on Dec 19th 2021

    I got 2 of these, one for the Saturn and one for the Dreamcast. This has given both systems new life. My DC's laser died and it would have costed me an arm and a leg to get a new one, now i can play MVC 2 until the wee hours of the night, just like when i was a kid! Easy to install(Saturn is a little finicky, but easy enough). Do your self a favor, and buy it. Way better than the GDEmu

  • 5
    Incredible device!

    Posted by Cory on Dec 17th 2021

    Just a fantastic board! A perfect solution to the half-dead disc drive in my Dreamcast. Not only is the system much quieter now, but the games load faster, and is has a great UI and a ton of options to customize.

    One small issue, the included sticky pads don't quite fit right in a VA0 Dreamcast because of the heatsink that is in the way. So I would recommend getting a 3d printed bracket.

    Other than that I really have no issues at all. This is my first Terraonion product, but definitely not my last!