Grew up with the Saturn. Got it during Christmas '96 when all my friends had a PSX or N64. No regrets, I got to play everything that way.
Really good memories of all the big Sega stuff (I got the three-game bundle and a light gun), flipping out for the Virtual On demo, getting Panzer Dragoon Saga as one of my first online purchases, getting into imports after picking up Thunder Force V from EB… And I still have so much I want to play on it!
I love this video regarding the transparency capabilities of the hardware: