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    How to Play Japanese Games Without Modding Your Console

    Modding consoles is a daunting task when you’re not familiar with soldering chips and wires on a console, but the benefit is playing all of those Japanese games that were never released here. The farthest I’ve gotten to modifying a system was installing a new pin board on my original Nintendo, but that was pulling one piece off and replacing it with another. In addition I grew up in Midwest which meant there wasn’t anywhere that modified systems either. Only options to a broke teenager were to either enjoy the video games that were released in the United States or purchase a very expensive import system online. After a lot…