Notable events of 2001 in independent Dreamcast gaming.
- May 17th, May 18th, May 19th, 2001 — DC Tonic demo disc is distributed at the seventh annual Electronic Entertainment Expo
- June 30th, 2001 — Atari Jaguar Festival 2K1 (precursor to the Midwest Gaming Classic)
- May 1st, 2001 — bleem! for Dreamcast - Gran Turismo 2
- October 30th, 2001 — bleemcast! for Metal Gear Solid
- October 31st, 2001 — bleemcast! for Tekken 3
- October 15th, 2001 - LASER, or Little Arcade Machine Emulator Releases, is ported to the Dreamcast by Steven Harris.
- May 15th, 2001 — The GOAT Store is formed from the ashes of Team 13.
- September 10th, 2001 — Huma79 founded Consolevision.