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SNES CIC thieves: another reason not to buy Super Nintendo cartridge in Brazil

Cartridge Super Mario World plate, with CIC missing.

I have explained in earlier articles because I would not buy a Super Nintendo in Brazil, where the islands is all scrambled, exchanged with components, legs cut chips, etc. due to the transcoding for PAL-M and unlocking function for pirates to cartridges that do not have the CIC (Checking Integrated Circuit), which is the chip that …

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