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Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 5 2004, 08:22 PM
In order to Burn and Play PS2 Torrents you first need to get a program called http://shop.alcohol-soft.com/go_dl.php <This Is only a Trial. To get the Full Version go to http://www.Suprnova.org

How To Burn PS2 Games
1.After you have gotten the program and have installed Alcohol 120%, open up the program.

2.Select "Image Burning Wizard". Browse to find the Image files that you have downloaded. This can be a number of different file types since Alcohol 120% supports all Image burning file formats.

3.After selecting the file ".mds" file it will bring you to a refreshed screen, click next. 4. Depending if it is a DVD image or a CD image, choose 4xfor CD Image or 2x for DVD Image. It is very important you choose those burning speeds no matter how fast you can burn. PS2's cant read CD or DVD's that well at the wrong speeds. Click Next.

5. Select Raw DAO, which means "Disc-At-Once".

6.Insert the CD-R or DVD-R. Many Modded PS2's including mine cant read CD or DVD +R. Use -R always.

7.Click next and the Image will start burning to your DVD or CD.

http://s35.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=2OLROTC1UXY3D2M42V7WIRM3UR ,Full version. The one I use. 1.9.2. Hosted for a limited time.

Posted by: User Name Oct 6 2004, 07:22 AM
shouldnt this be in playstation section?

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 6 2004, 07:43 AM
No because we get people who ask stupid questions like this here because alot of people download PS2 games through BitTorrent now. Plus we don't have a computer tech support section.

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 6 2004, 07:55 AM
This is about burning games that you got online through Bit Torrent. Thats why its in this section.

Posted by: tensai Oct 7 2004, 12:19 PM
so, if i want to play burned ps2 games
i HAVE to use the program you mentioned above or can i just use a regular burning program but set the speed lower?

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 7 2004, 02:51 PM
Dont make it hard, this program is the best for burning Images. With this program you wont need any other Burning Image Program. Plus it supports all Image Burning formats. Many programs dont support each type.

Posted by: brunei_boi64 Oct 7 2004, 09:08 PM
do u need a mod chip in ur ps2 to play these games

Posted by: xkhol Oct 7 2004, 09:26 PM
QUOTE (brunei_boi64 @ Oct 7 2004, 09:08 PM)
do u need a mod chip in ur ps2 to play these games

yes, and i'm stil trying to find a way that's $100 or less to get that done...

Posted by: aa87 Oct 9 2004, 07:02 AM
Can anybody reccomend a good mod chip, price doesnt matter, as long as its the best.

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 9 2004, 07:10 AM
Yeah there's modchip.com. They have different variations like a boot loader that uses a memory card hack to play the games. Lately there's something called HDAdvance out there that allows you to load your games to a hard drive and boot them off that. Have no idea where to get it though.

Posted by: aa87 Oct 9 2004, 07:38 AM
ok, new question, what about wiring difficulty, im interested in this one. I can decently solder, but my dad has alot more experience with that.

http://www.modchip.com/ps2/dms3order.htm

Also, is modchip.com and mod-chip.com same company or what, they seem to offer same chips at same prices basically

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 9 2004, 10:46 AM
Go here people. http://www.Modchipstore.com. I have ordered from here before. Just never get the slide card people. Also make sure to find out what version # your PS2 is. Its very important to find it out.

Posted by: Kev Oct 9 2004, 10:50 AM
Isn't this techincally illegal?

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 9 2004, 10:53 AM
Yes it is. I remember when Modding your PS2 got big so officials started to crack down people. But it seems they havent been cracking down anyone lately. Probably since its something that many people do now.

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 9 2004, 11:59 AM
Probly becuase people have a right to backup their games and be able to play them. That and there's a big import crowd to think about too. Yeah you can play bootlegs on it but more people are buying games now than bootleging seeing how many games are on DVDs now and blank DVDs aren't cheap. If I do get a PS2 anytime soon I'd probly get the HDAdvance one since I found out how much it costs and imo its a better choice since it won't void your warentee. Stuff like this is impossible to stop because different countries have different laws so you can easily base a company that sells modchips in a country other than the states. Plus hackers always find a way around things, look at the GameCube for example. Someone found a bug in Phantasy Star Online that allowed them to send commands directly to the GameCube's CPU via the network adapter. In turn they found out how to stream data copied from GameCube discs using the gamecube's drive to their PC & vice versa. Its not something you can stop so its not surprising they aren't following the RIAA's example dealing with this sort of thing.

Posted by: xkhol Oct 9 2004, 05:48 PM
could anyone give a detailed explanation/cost to the HDAdvance?

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 9 2004, 09:36 PM
Network adapter: $30 bucks used from a GameStore
Hard Drive: $40 - $50 for a standard 40gig found in any computer store
HDAdvance: $30 legally off an Internet store but Free if you can get a hold of a hacked copy that'll manage to run without a mod chip.

Basicly from what I've found out HDAdvance is like Alchohol 120% for the PS2. Copies the game disc to an ISO file on the hard drive and boots the game from this ISO as if it was in the CD drive. Supposally this is illegal in the US, but who cares? Technically the MODChip is illegal too yet alot of people still use it in the states. This good enough of an explanation?

Posted by: aznpride Oct 10 2004, 07:26 PM
does any1 no how 2 burn .nrg files

when i burn the .nrg file and play it on ma ps2, it works but its black and white and the screen is shaky...... does any1 no how 2 fix this problem??

and i cant burn it RAW DOA cause the option isnt available

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 10 2004, 07:38 PM
Try using NeroBurning Rom to burn the image since NRG is Nero's format. I've found sometimes A120% doesn't burn them right.

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 10 2004, 07:52 PM
Come on people, All you need is Alcohol 120%. It solves all your Image burning problems. It supports all formats.

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 10 2004, 08:40 PM
Yeah it supports all formats, however, it does have a problem with nero images. Everything else works fine, but me and my friends always had problems using A120% with nero images. Plus its always good to have a backup program because sometimes when something doesn't work in one program it may work in another.

EDIT:

Aznpride: forgot to mension that if it doesn't work in Nero then the image is probly corrupted.

Posted by: xkhol Oct 11 2004, 10:33 AM
why do we need DVD-R? what's the difference between that DVD+R?
b/c i don't think i can burn DVD-R =\
and is special stage a CD or DVD disc?
b/c the one i got from suprnova is 802MB....

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 11 2004, 11:10 AM
Special Stage is a CD. This is why its gotta be written in RAW DAO (Disk-At-Once) mode. You can fit 800mb on a 700mb cd if you remove all the error correction routines from the CD's filesystem. DVD-R & DVD+R are two different standards of DVD burners. I never really looked into the exact differences but they are different enough to be considered seperate technologies. Majority of modern DVD burners supports both formats. Plus from what I understand DVD-R is quickly becoming the standard recordable DVD format.

Posted by: aznpride Oct 11 2004, 11:47 AM
i cant seem 2 use nero burner 2 burn ma .nrg files cause ma nero doesnt support ma dvd burner

and does it matter if i use a DVD+RW 2 burn ma ps2 games instead of a DVD-R cause this way if it doesnt work then i didnt waste a dvd???

and when i try burnin .nrg files wit alcohol 120% it doesnt give me the option of RAW DOA and it only gives me DVD DOA so wht do i do???

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 11 2004, 01:25 PM
What version of Nero are you using and where did you get it?

I think it depends on the version of your PS2. I would assume older versions (like when it first came to the US) wouldn't be able to read the RW but more recent versions would.

Hrm.... not sure what DVD DAO is (I'm waiting for those blue laser DVD burners before I get one). I'll look into it though and get back to ya.

Posted by: aznpride Oct 11 2004, 01:30 PM
the nero(nero express) version im usin is 5.5.10.4 bundled

it came wit ma comp........ so im guessin if i get a newer version of nero it mite work

and the dvd+rw does work on ma ps2 xcept the screen is just shaky.... myb its copyrite laws im not sure

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 11 2004, 02:59 PM
Nero cant read all DVD burners no matter what version you have. It different for all versions. Older versions read my burner but not some of the newer ones, even though I have Sony Drives. Just please use Alcohol 120%.. Dont make this so hard on yoursselfs.

QUOTE
and the dvd+rw does work on ma ps2 xcept the screen is just shaky.... myb its copyrite laws im not sure


Thats PAL. If your in an NTSC contry then PAL will not work for you. it doesnt have to do with your PS2. It has to do with the Framerate of your TV. You can buy a switch at Best Buy to switch between NTSC and PAL. PAL is used in Europe. NTSC is used in Japan and North America. Watch what you download.

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 11 2004, 03:19 PM
QUOTE (aznpride @ Oct 11 2004, 01:30 PM)
the nero(nero express) version im usin is 5.5.10.4 bundled

it came wit ma comp........ so im guessin if i get a newer version of nero it mite work

and the dvd+rw does work on ma ps2 xcept the screen is just shaky.... myb its copyrite laws im not sure

Currently Nero is at version 6.x. A newer copy might work. If things still don't work try downloading the game from a different source.

QUOTE (Takumi Trueno)

Thats PAL. If your in an NTSC contry then PAL will not work for you. it doesnt have to do with your PS2. It has to do with the Framerate of your TV. You can buy a switch at Best Buy to switch between NTSC and PAL. PAL is used in Europe. NTSC is used in Japan and North America. Watch what you download.


Guess what, it does have to do with the system because the game doesn't produce the graphics. Me and my friends play imported games all the time on our american systems with our american TVs and we never have a problem like that because of PAL & NTSC differences (and I have an old tv & vcr so the age of the tv is irrelavant). System graphic chipsets varies from country to country based on what TV standard they use. Either Aznpride's PS2 can't read the DVD+RW/DVD+/-Rs right, A120% isn't burning it right, or the image is just plain corrupted.

Posted by: xkhol Oct 11 2004, 05:16 PM
how do i check if i can burn onto DVD-R? because i don't think i can, and i want to be able to play DVD games
and if i can't burn onto DVD-R, can i try DVD+R?

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 11 2004, 05:36 PM
What DVD burner do you have? If its one of those out of the box PCs that came with it check your pc brand's website for details. Majority of modern DVD burners support both + and - formats so it wouldn't be surprising if you could burn a DVD-R.

Posted by: xkhol Oct 11 2004, 06:00 PM
alcohol 120% only has the burning speeds of 12X, 16X and 24X
what do i do?
should i just choose 16X for a CD-R?

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 11 2004, 06:05 PM
Insert the CD before you start the program. I doubt that you cant burn at 4x, but I guess there is always that chance.

Posted by: SuperMazdaKart Oct 11 2004, 06:18 PM
cool,

so is there a guide to copying a game straight from an original game disc?

Posted by: xkhol Oct 11 2004, 06:19 PM
how many kb/s does 4X burn at?

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 11 2004, 06:21 PM
I think 4x is like 1200kbps

Posted by: xkhol Oct 11 2004, 06:24 PM
my only options are:
1800
2400
3600

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 11 2004, 06:28 PM
try 1800 then.

Posted by: xkhol Oct 11 2004, 06:39 PM
what version of alcohol should i get if this doesn't work?

Posted by: RakeRon Oct 11 2004, 06:41 PM
Dunno, are you using the latest version?

Posted by: xkhol Oct 11 2004, 06:46 PM
Alcohol120_trial_1_9_2_1705
is what i have, got it from suprnova

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 11 2004, 07:17 PM
Try getting the newest version from Suprnova.org, not the trial version.

Posted by: Maverick Oct 11 2004, 07:17 PM
QUOTE (xkhol @ Oct 11 2004, 09:46 PM)
Alcohol120_trial_1_9_2_1705
is what i have, got it from suprnova

That is the version i have and yeah i got it from Suprnova, and i can burn at 4X but i dont have the option of "RAW DAO", only "RAW SAO + SUB". Is there another version i need to use to burn in this option?

Edit: I do have the option of "DAO / SAO" as well, but that is the only DAO option i have.

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 11 2004, 07:19 PM
Like I said, get the newest version, nothing will work if you dont have the option Raw Dao. Sao is no good. It means something different.

Posted by: xkhol Oct 11 2004, 07:55 PM
what is the newest version?
everything is still at least 12x...i can't get it to brun at 4x

Posted by: R-icoche-T Oct 11 2004, 07:56 PM
QUOTE (RENESIS @ Oct 11 2004, 06:18 PM)
cool,

so is there a guide to copying a game straight from an original game disc?

Use "DVD Decrypter" to make an image file from the cd onto your hd.
Then reburn the img.

Posted by: Maverick Oct 11 2004, 08:14 PM
QUOTE (Takumi Trueno @ Oct 11 2004, 10:19 PM)
Like I said, get the nesest version, nothing will work if you dont have the option Raw Dao. Sao is no good. It means something different.

hehe we posted at the same time, so i didnt see your previous post. happy.gif

Posted by: xkhol Oct 11 2004, 08:16 PM
anyone know of another good program? it's not working

Posted by: Maverick Oct 11 2004, 09:01 PM
OK I figured out how to get Alcohol to burn "Raw DAO". I had the full version all along, which can be obtained at Suprnova under the name "Alcohol120_1.9.2.1705_retail_Incl_KEY".

Now what i had to do to be able to burn PS2 games was, go in Alchohol 120% and then go to File --> OPTIONS --> Data Type Setting --> under Disk Type choose "Playstation 2" --> Recording Options --> move "RAW DAO" over to the right box (pretty self-explanatory). Then hit OK.

Then I was able to Burn PS2 games in that format, its just not automatically set for RAW DAO, you have to set it. Well that is what i had to do to get it into that RAW DAO format, for those that couldnt get it.

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 11 2004, 09:07 PM
...I thought I made that somewhat clear for people. Well I guess not.

Posted by: xkhol Oct 11 2004, 09:25 PM
char, i have that same version, yet i can't choose 4x
but i can choose DOA RAW....

Posted by: Maverick Oct 12 2004, 06:07 AM
Hrm, it took me some playing with it to get it to burn in the correct format, but i dont know why you cant go low enough for 4X. My burner cant go lower than 4X so i cant burn at the suggested speed for DVD-R Images. My burner is an external dvd drive though. Takumi Trueno mentioned that his modded PS2 cant play CD-Rs, i dont think mine can either. I have a flip top.

Posted by: BiBi Oct 12 2004, 08:51 AM
If you use cheapass DVD media like Princo you might run into problems, the ps2 laser is picky about the kinds of media it reads. I use Ritek myself and never had a problem. I burn at the lowest speed with http://www.videohelp.com/tools?tool=53#comments.

For CDs I agree Alcohol 120% is the best.

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 12 2004, 02:54 PM
QUOTE (Char @ Oct 12 2004, 07:07 AM)
Hrm, it took me some playing with it to get it to burn in the correct format, but i dont know why you cant go low enough for 4X. My burner cant go lower than 4X so i cant burn at the suggested speed for DVD-R Images. My burner is an external dvd drive though. Takumi Trueno mentioned that his modded PS2 cant play CD-Rs, i dont think mine can either. I have a flip top.

I can play CD's on my PS2. Read carefully, I said that some PS2s can't read things like +R. Look at your CD's to see if it is -R or +R. Also check if your CD/DVDdrive can burn those two different types.

Posted by: xkhol Oct 12 2004, 03:08 PM
could it be that my burner is TOO fast?
or should i just try another program?

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 12 2004, 03:11 PM
...That can be a possiblity. Im not sure if they now release burners with only faster speeds. Try a different program if you want.

Posted by: aznpride Oct 12 2004, 03:46 PM
thx 4 all the advice guys...... i finally got the games that i wanted 2 play 2 burn laugh.gif

it turned out that

1) i needed 2 use a cd instead of a dvd... 4 1 of ma games (rookie mistake)
2) i had 2 convert ma .nrg file 2 .iso file and convert that from pal to ntsc and then burn that

but thx 4 the help guys user posted image

Posted by: R-icoche-T Oct 12 2004, 06:56 PM
QUOTE (Char @ Oct 11 2004, 09:01 PM)
OK I figured out how to get Alcohol to burn "Raw DAO". I had the full version all along, which can be obtained at Suprnova under the name "Alcohol120_1.9.2.1705_retail_Incl_KEY".

Now what i had to do to be able to burn PS2 games was, go in Alchohol 120% and then go to File --> OPTIONS --> Data Type Setting --> under Disk Type choose "Playstation 2" --> Recording Options --> move "RAW DAO" over to the right box (pretty self-explanatory). Then hit OK.

Then I was able to Burn PS2 games in that format, its just not automatically set for RAW DAO, you have to set it. Well that is what i had to do to get it into that RAW DAO format, for those that couldnt get it.

I sitll cant select RAW DAO

Posted by: otakurave Oct 13 2004, 08:47 PM
QUOTE (R-icoche-T @ Oct 12 2004, 06:56 PM)
QUOTE (Char @ Oct 11 2004, 09:01 PM)
OK I figured out how to get Alcohol to burn "Raw DAO". I had the full version all along, which can be obtained at Suprnova under the name "Alcohol120_1.9.2.1705_retail_Incl_KEY".

Now what i had to do to be able to burn PS2 games was, go in Alchohol 120% and then go to File --> OPTIONS --> Data Type Setting --> under Disk Type choose "Playstation 2" --> Recording Options --> move "RAW DAO" over to the right box (pretty self-explanatory). Then hit OK.

Then I was able to Burn PS2 games in that format, its just not automatically set for RAW DAO, you have to set it. Well that is what i had to do to get it into that RAW DAO format, for those that couldnt get it.

I sitll cant select RAW DAO

ok, I can change all that information and etc but then when I start going into the Image burning wizard and then browse for the file and etc, then it gets to the option where it finalizes it before you start to burn, it's stuck on DVD DAO, and it's the only option. help!

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 13 2004, 09:13 PM
If your using Alcohol 120% Im sure it wont saw DVD DAO, its says for me, Raw DAO. Anways maybe its a DVD image so it says that. I have a slightly older version. Some things maybe different for you people. But they dont change things much.

Posted by: otakurave Oct 13 2004, 09:25 PM
QUOTE (Takumi Trueno @ Oct 13 2004, 09:13 PM)
If your using Alcohol 120% Im sure it wont saw DVD DAO, its says for me, Raw DAO. Anways maybe its a DVD image so it says that. I have a slightly older version. Some things maybe different for you people. But they dont change things much.

I have a retailed version of Alcohol 120%, and I'm trying to burn an ISO, I've already wasted roughly 3 DVD-R's, can't seem to get it right or something >_<

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 13 2004, 09:31 PM
Does the burn mess up, or can you not play it on your PS2?

Posted by: otakurave Oct 13 2004, 10:03 PM
QUOTE (Takumi Trueno @ Oct 13 2004, 09:31 PM)
Does the burn mess up, or can you not play it on your PS2?

They don't seem to load correctly, or loads VERY long, as in being not able to play. and I hear odd sounds emitting from the PS2.

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 13 2004, 10:08 PM
Lets please further this conversation on a messenger where I can help you help you out further.

Posted by: otakurave Oct 13 2004, 10:16 PM
BuntaRammer84 on AIM

Posted by: xkhol Oct 17 2004, 07:43 PM
anyone know where i can get star ocean 3?

Posted by: NarutoZer0 Oct 17 2004, 08:32 PM
Goto Suprnova.org

Posted by: xkhol Oct 17 2004, 09:54 PM
y can't i use DVD+R?
i don't think i can burn DVD-R.....

Posted by: NarutoZer0 Oct 19 2004, 04:45 PM
You can't use a DVD+R because your Playstation might not be able to read it.

Posted by: BiBi Oct 19 2004, 05:10 PM
it depends which version u have. +R works on mine

Posted by: xkhol Oct 19 2004, 06:07 PM
i tried it on +R, DVD DOA, 2.4X (my minimum)
and it works fine
but, i have a question, will these differences from Takumi's guide
hurt my PS2?
i.e. the wrong burn speed, etc.

ptc-sotet
and how do i burn those kind of files?
i downloaded star ocean 3, and it's about71 of those kind of files..
how do i burn those?

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 19 2004, 07:26 PM
It depends on your PS2 version. Some PS2's have better Disc readers, others dont. The guide I put up is the safest way to do it. Also using DVD-rip hurts your PS2. That is from trying to read a game that should be on a DVD, not a CD. DVDrips are games from DVD's and put onto a CD if you didnt know. Avoid DVDrips all you can. They hurt your PS2 more, making it work harder to read the PS2.

Posted by: krazykraka Oct 19 2004, 08:22 PM
xkhol: the ptc-sotet are have a file extention of *.rar.....use winrar to decompress and then burn the file with whatever program.....if that is the dvd version of Star Ocean 3..then there are 2 dvds...... and it looks like you only have 1 of the 2 dvds


only a few ps2's can read dvd+r....i dont know why it seems random....riteks dvdrs are probably the best ones to use because the dye that they use on the discs and the ps2 doesnt try as hard to read it(note: using any dvdrs will kill they ps2 laser faster than just playing original games)and they are about $40-55 for a 100pk

Posted by: xkhol Oct 19 2004, 08:59 PM
QUOTE (krazykraka @ Oct 19 2004, 08:22 PM)
xkhol: the ptc-sotet are have a file extention of *.rar.....use winrar to decompress and then burn the file with whatever program.....if that is the dvd version of Star Ocean 3..then there are 2 dvds...... and it looks like you only have 1 of the 2 dvds


only a few ps2's can read dvd+r....i dont know why it seems random....riteks dvdrs are probably the best ones to use because the dye that they use on the discs and the ps2 doesnt try as hard to read it(note: using any dvdrs will kill they ps2 laser faster than just playing original games)and they are about $40-55 for a 100pk

i archived them into a .rar file, do i just burn that?
because alcohol 120% doesn't recognize it as an image file
was that wat i was supposed to do?

ok, i uncompressed one, it's an ISO file but it's like 4.3 GB!
and there's like 78 of the files, which ones do i burn?
do i ahve to uncompress all of them??!!

Posted by: krazykraka Oct 19 2004, 09:23 PM
you burn ISO file which is the 4.3 gb file....you dont need to decompress the rest since they are a rar set...so if you decompressed the ISO file without any problems then just burn the ISO....im not familiar with Alcohol 120% so i dont know if it can load the ISO file......Nero should be able to load it fine....but just use whatever is easiest

Posted by: xkhol Oct 19 2004, 09:41 PM
i just decompressed the first one, burned it as an ISO and it works,
but why are there so many other files?

Posted by: krazykraka Oct 19 2004, 11:11 PM
makes it easier to download and if a certain file is corrupt it would be easier to fix a smaller file than to download the whole ISO again...since the ISO works you dont need the rar files anymore but its up to you

Posted by: e\/o Oct 30 2004, 04:33 PM
im a newb to burning ps2 games and i got a few questions


1. how do i tell if the game im burning is cd-r or dvd-r?
2. is the datatype supposed to be set at custumized?
3. i can only select the speeds 8x 16x and 31x, why is that?
4. when i press start it justs goes to a screen that says empty disk and the elapsed time goes on forever and nothing happens?

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 30 2004, 04:36 PM
1. If the image is bigger then 800mb then its a DVD image.
2. The data is supposed to be set to customize.
3. You can only select those speeds because it is a CD image. Not DVD.
4. Are you using Alchol 120%? Make sure you have a blank disc, a good CD/DVD Image and make sure its supposed to be on a CD or DVD.

Posted by: e\/o Oct 30 2004, 04:49 PM
so if the image is bigger than 800 i use a dvd disc and if it is smaller then cd

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 30 2004, 04:53 PM
Y usally around that size. Sometimes you have to do overburns on some images. Which is going slightly over the CD s capacity. Like 720mb on a 700mb CD.

Edit: I Forgot to add, that not all CD burners can overburn.

Posted by: e\/o Oct 30 2004, 04:59 PM
dam i just bought some dvd-r and the file i wanna burn at the moment is 600mb

is it possible to burn things below 800mb on dvds

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 30 2004, 05:13 PM
Sure you can. it wont work though. happy.gif . Make sure to check where you got the image from saying if its a DVD or DVDrip. I doubt a full dvd will make up to only 600mb. 600mb has to be a CD image.

Posted by: e\/o Oct 30 2004, 05:34 PM
lol actually the file is the battle gear 3 torrent u posted

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 30 2004, 05:42 PM
You should have said that then. Its supposed to be on a CD. Im not sure if I said that in the topic, lemme double check.

Edit: I was correct. i did say that its supposed to be on a CD.

Posted by: e\/o Oct 31 2004, 06:20 PM
yay it works!!

i downloaded something else that isn't an image file but lots of files like models, movies data, anim etc

ill get to the point, HOW DO I BURN ALL THAT!?!?!?!

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Oct 31 2004, 06:53 PM
If its not an image file you cant burn it. Simple as that.

Posted by: Type R toM Nov 13 2004, 09:37 PM
QUOTE (Takumi Trueno @ Oct 30 2004, 04:53 PM)
Y usally around that size. Sometimes you have to do overburns on some images. Which is going slightly over the CD s capacity. Like 720mb on a 700mb CD.

Edit: I Forgot to add, that not all CD burners can overburn.

u mentioned overburning. it depends on the cd burner? the driver im usin to burn my cd's is a regular compact disc rewritable that came with my comp. o by the way im tryin to burn Initial D:SS pinch2.gif

Posted by: TNK Nov 14 2004, 09:36 PM
Ok... My friend has a burned copy of ID:SS and I was wondering if I could Burn this copy to copy? If not is there any other way I could Burn it?

Also if it helps I'm using my Laptop and I have only one DVD burner drive.

Also I remember in the Past...Ppl could burn Games with BootUp software with the Game and you wouldnt need a Modchip. Could you still do that with the PS2?

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Nov 14 2004, 10:39 PM
PLaying Burned games on the PS2 is not possible without a modchip. Unless you have the Slide Card, which doesnt always work. I would know this since my firned has one.

Posted by: TNK Nov 16 2004, 06:12 PM
Is there a way I could burn my Friend's game though?

Posted by: Taiki Nov 16 2004, 10:33 PM
i downloaded ps2 wwe smackdown vs raw... its a tar file but it got corrupted. any program that can fix this without me redownloading it (2.5 gigs) or purchasing a program.

btw, i downloaded this using irc? is irc good if i want ps2 games?

Posted by: krazykraka Nov 16 2004, 11:15 PM
tnk: you need 2(1 to read and 1 to write) drives if you want to do a 1:1 copy on the fly.......i dont remember if you can do it on ps2 dvd games though since i never tried it


hklnt: depends on how many files you downloaded.....if it came in only 1 tar file then you would have to download it again......i havent dealt with *.tar files in a while...so im not sure.......but if you downloaded multiple *.tar files then i think they can be treated like *.rar files...sooo go back to the place you downloaded the game from....and see if there are any files *.par or *.par2.....if there are some of those.....download all of them and download quickpar 0.9.1.0 (google it).....if you cant get the *.par/2 files............

Posted by: TNK Nov 16 2004, 11:20 PM
so ur saying it COULD Possibly work if I did Copy to Copy?

Posted by: krazykraka Nov 17 2004, 12:46 AM
yes it COULD work....but i think you should find out for sure before you try it....you could just make an image using Alcohol 120% to your HDD and then burn the image

Posted by: Taiki Nov 17 2004, 01:36 AM
omg >< 2.5 gigs gonna take me 14 hours to download... and my account have limit download too ><. could there be any reason why its corrupted?
anyways... this is out of the topic, but do you guys know any tweaks or programs that doesnt require purchase that increase your connection (download) speed?

Posted by: BiBi Nov 17 2004, 01:45 AM
LOL those "speed up" download programs are all scams/spywares

if u r using BT just make sure u don't have any firewall blocking the necessary ports to connect to the trackers

best place to download ps2 games is by newsgroups.

Posted by: krazykraka Nov 17 2004, 09:33 PM
hklnt: im not sure why it might be corrupted..........ask the person you got it from and see if the tar file is corrupt on their end....make sure that the file is complete as well....other than that i dont know


and newsgroups is the best place

Posted by: mercy Nov 20 2004, 05:49 PM
i have a question, if i dled a game and it comes out with a cue and bin file do i burn it the same way as an mdf file

Posted by: krazykraka Nov 21 2004, 12:37 AM
if you want to use Alcohol 120%(File->Open->cue file)...............Nero and CDRWIN can burn bin/cue files as well

Posted by: XOKIDR1FTER Dec 3 2004, 10:00 AM
QUOTE (Takumi Trueno @ Oct 9 2004, 10:46 AM)
Go here people. http://www.Modchipstore.com. I have ordered from here before. Just never get the slide card people. Also make sure to find out what version # your PS2 is. Its very important to find it out.

Whats wrong with the slide card? It looks cool. Might be bad for the tray. How bout this thing?
QUOTE
http://www.modchipstore.com/product_16172_Breaker_Pro_for_PS1_and_PS2.html

I cant spend a whole bunch of money on mod chips, in fact I'm probably cuttin it close asking for this. grin2.gif

Posted by: krazykraka Dec 6 2004, 08:20 PM
go with the modchip if you can.....the DUO 2 SE is only $21 at foundmy.com....a reliable place(thats where i got mine from)....it does the basics with a low count of wires.....the DMS3/4, matrix infinity, and crystal chips are very good but they cost more with some extra features

Posted by: Taiki Dec 18 2004, 01:37 PM
i downloaded a game called samurai warriors... its a bin file 800mb how i burn. somehow i burned it as a cd-r but it became 699 mb and there was no sound and fmv.

Posted by: NarutoZer0 Dec 18 2004, 02:08 PM
Most likely RIPPED off a DVD.

Posted by: Taiki Dec 18 2004, 05:19 PM
still doesnt help me to burn the full 800mb instead of just 699... i found out the reason why i was able to burn it as a cd coz my fren created a .cue file that is linked to the .bin file.

Posted by: projecto D Dec 19 2004, 05:09 PM
DANG I STILL NEED TO INSTALL MY DMS4 PRO IN.AND IT DIDNT WORK.

Posted by: Takumi_Drift Dec 21 2004, 06:24 PM
Can Some one please help me burn this Initial D Special Stage torrent From Suprnova I use I tried to burn it on Alcahol 120% but it diden't work on my ps2 And yes i do have a modchip.

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Dec 21 2004, 06:46 PM
You need to use a CD to burn it and you need Alcohol, of course. Burn it at 4x speed.

Posted by: Gabriel Dec 21 2004, 06:59 PM
I have a PS2 with the slide card/swap disk and it won't read my burnt copy of IDSS but I know people who have boughten IDSS and it worked on there modded PS2.
If you havn't already, burn IDSS to a CD like Takumi Trueno said on 4x. If that doesn't work then you will probably have to buy the game.

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Dec 22 2004, 12:14 AM
*Merged to Burning PS2 Games,Tutorial*

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Dec 23 2004, 03:20 AM
I have uploaded my version Of Alcohol 120% for a short time on Yousendit.com. This is the newest version im pretty sure. Anyways, this one works and I recomeend it. Get it while you can. The link is in my first post. Sorry, but I didnt check everything in the rar. Some things are not needed. Just use the patch and the install.

Posted by: Kakashi Dec 23 2004, 05:31 AM
You can just burn it to a DVD using DVD decrypter.

Posted by: Takumi_Drift Dec 23 2004, 04:17 PM
QUOTE (Takumi Trueno @ Dec 21 2004, 06:46 PM)
You need to use a CD to burn it and you need Alcohol, of course. Burn it at 4x speed.

I Did burn at 4X speed but it STILL DIDN'T WORK!!!!!!

Posted by: bao Dec 23 2004, 05:49 PM
what datatype do i use? playstation 2 or something else?

edit: nvm i figured out why it had datatype option.

Posted by: Gabriel Dec 23 2004, 07:04 PM
QUOTE (Takumi_Drift @ Dec 23 2004, 04:17 PM)
QUOTE (Takumi Trueno @ Dec 21 2004, 06:46 PM)
You need to use a CD to burn it and you need Alcohol, of course. Burn it at 4x speed.

I Did burn at 4X speed but it STILL DIDN'T WORK!!!!!!

Yeah, you're screwed. You're going to need to just buy the game.

Posted by: Excel Dec 27 2004, 09:53 PM
What is news groups? I googled it but didn't find anything that looked like it had to do with PS2 games.

Posted by: blink182house Dec 28 2004, 08:44 AM
Just to let you guys know, the slidecard and DVD-Magic trick works really good. I've heard there's a problem with dust getting in the ps2 because the front panel is off the disc tray, but it's not a big problem for me, just try to keep it covered with a towel or something when not playing.

(PS: This may have been covered earlier through the thread, but I only read the first page, so since i'm being honest please don't bash me for hitting a topic already discussed. thanks. laugh.gif )

Also is it ok to request other ps2 games in the torrent section as well?

Posted by: blink182house Dec 28 2004, 08:47 AM
QUOTE (Takumi_Drift @ Dec 21 2004, 06:24 PM)
Can Some one please help me burn this Initial D Special Stage torrent From Suprnova I use I tried to burn it on Alcahol 120% but it diden't work on my ps2 And yes i do have a modchip.

From previous experiences with xbox modding and playstation1 burning/modding, if the suggested way doesn't work... you need to try other stuff. Since it's said above how to burn it, and it must be a CD, you need to try different brands of CD's. Try CD-R CD-RW, etc, just try small things. Setting your burner to the SLOWEST speed is the best, not just 4x but 1x if possible.

Posted by: Excel Jan 2 2005, 03:13 PM
Ummm... Alcohol 120 says that my CPU can't burn RAW DAO, what am I supposed to do now?

It says: Support recording method: DAO, RAW SAO, RAW SAO+SUB, TAO, DVD DAO

EDIT: I have burned games before tho, but they usually have errors. I've used RAW SAO + SUB in the past. I have made back up copies of Harvest Moon, BG3, and Gradius V, now I'm trying to make a CD back up of IDSS, but it doesn't work...

Posted by: Takeshi Nakazato Jan 7 2005, 11:22 AM
get back to me when it does work, i cant figure it out either. i got the .cue and .bin files

Posted by: Johnny13o1 Jan 7 2005, 05:17 PM
How would you burn Kaido Battle 2? After I downloaded it and opened the folder theres 45 files unzipped that are called g-kb2k.part01, g-kb2k.part02, etc.They all seem to have the same files unzipped. Theres no .cue or.bin file but a .ISO. Would It work if I just burn it with the instructions on the first page or is there a specific way to burn it?

Posted by: bao Jan 7 2005, 08:13 PM
use winrar to extract the iso.

Posted by: Odintu Jan 16 2005, 10:49 PM
QUOTE (Takumi Trueno @ Oct 30 2004, 04:36 PM)
1. If the image is bigger then 800mb then its a DVD image.
2. The data is supposed to be set to customize.
3. You can only select those speeds because it is a CD image. Not DVD.
4. Are you using Alchol 120%? Make sure you have a blank disc, a good CD/DVD Image and make sure its supposed to be on a CD or DVD.

Regarding number 3, the person asked this: "i can only select the speeds 8x 16x and 31x, why is that?" By CD image, you mean the file that you download to burn? or the CD that you are burning the file onto?

Oh, and if I can't select 4x, would 8x still be a safe speed?

Posted by: Excel Feb 3 2005, 03:02 PM
QUOTE (Johnny13o1 @ Jan 7 2005, 05:17 PM)
How would you burn Kaido Battle 2? After I downloaded it and opened the folder theres 45 files unzipped that are called g-kb2k.part01, g-kb2k.part02, etc.They all seem to have the same files unzipped. Theres no .cue or.bin file but a .ISO. Would It work if I just burn it with the instructions on the first page or is there a specific way to burn it?

I got a game like this too. Do you have to burn the Iso from each file onto 1 CD, or is it enough to just burn 1 of them from 1 of the files?

Posted by: krazykraka Feb 4 2005, 07:04 PM
-use winrar on the first file (___.part01) you only need to do it the first file
-extract the ISO to a location of ur choosing
-burn the ISO with nero/alcohol 120% or whatever you want

thats it

Posted by: PhantomaZero Feb 26 2005, 07:52 PM
My computer can only burn 8x at the least...

Posted by: Takumi Trueno Feb 26 2005, 07:54 PM
Just remember this people.

Whatever speed you burn at. The disc reader will try to read it at that speed.

Try to burn a CD at 24x and you will hurt your PS2.

Posted by: xkhol Feb 26 2005, 08:07 PM
what about burning a DVD at 4x?
that's as low as my burner can go

Posted by: Johnny13o1 Mar 1 2005, 05:05 PM
Having trouble burning kaido battle 2. burned the iso with alcohol120 but it didnt work. huh.gif

edit: nvm got it to work

Posted by: DRIFTking May 1 2005, 06:10 PM
so if i have a copy of HDAdvance(which i dont) will i be able to run burned games on my ps2 if everything else goes optimally?

Other than that whats the cheapest possible method of getting a mod chip.. meaning how intensive is it to install (is the no-sauder worth it?)

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Posted by: Turtle May 11 2005, 08:23 PM
QUOTE (otakurave @ Oct 13 2004, 08:47 PM)
QUOTE (R-icoche-T @ Oct 12 2004, 06:56 PM)
QUOTE (Char @ Oct 11 2004, 09:01 PM)
OK I figured out how to get Alcohol to burn "Raw DAO". I had the full version all along, which can be obtained at Suprnova under the name "Alcohol120_1.9.2.1705_retail_Incl_KEY".

Now what i had to do to be able to burn PS2 games was, go in Alchohol 120% and then go to File --> OPTIONS --> Data Type Setting --> under Disk Type choose "Playstation 2" --> Recording Options --> move "RAW DAO" over to the right box (pretty self-explanatory). Then hit OK.

Then I was able to Burn PS2 games in that format, its just not automatically set for RAW DAO, you have to set it. Well that is what i had to do to get it into that RAW DAO format, for those that couldnt get it.

I sitll cant select RAW DAO

ok, I can change all that information and etc but then when I start going into the Image burning wizard and then browse for the file and etc, then it gets to the option where it finalizes it before you start to burn, it's stuck on DVD DAO, and it's the only option. help!


I have dat problem now... CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME ???
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Posted by: devilzgtr May 29 2005, 02:13 PM
is it possible to play recordable dual layer discs on the ps2? i can only find dvd+r dl in the shops. cant find any dvd-r dl and i read somewhere that ps2 doesnt read +r

Posted by: bxang Jun 3 2005, 05:31 AM
Can anyone tell me where to get the full version of Alcohol 120% ? cus couldnt find it free..

Posted by: DemonSpeed Jun 28 2005, 05:46 AM
I have only a 3x burning/writing speed. Also, I seem to have no RAW DAO, only DVD DAO. What should I do?

Edited:Ok I got it working now, Now I just need to know if its on DVD format do I use DVD-R's?

Posted by: bao1987 Jul 12 2005, 04:37 PM
What if you don't have the mds image and you have a file in the RAR, how can I burn the game. Also how you extract the file out of the RAR when it extract , but it said "you need the Volume ot extract.

Posted by: WRX DRAGON Spec C Type RA-R Jul 28 2005, 06:56 AM
hey takumi trueno, whats the difference between the trial and the full version of alcohol? i used alcohol trial and disc juggler to burn Guilty Gear X for the DC

Posted by: BOZZ Jul 28 2005, 07:41 AM
Trial version lets you use it for a few days or weeks or something then it either keeps bothering you with a message to upgrade to the full version or you cannot use it at all...

Posted by: DemonSpeed Jul 30 2005, 12:20 PM
In need of assisstance, I dont know which to burn for thewird's Initial D special stage. Does anyone know which file to burn because I dont see any image file?

Posted by: WRX DEMON Type R Jul 30 2005, 05:37 PM
omg! kaido at 93%!!!

Posted by: blazingluke Jul 31 2005, 02:46 AM
QUOTE (DemonSpeed @ Jul 30 2005, 12:20 PM)
In need of assisstance, I dont know which to burn for thewird's Initial D special stage. Does anyone know which file to burn because I dont see any image file?

Well, you could just buy the game...I think most of us here did...

Posted by: BOZZ Jul 31 2005, 06:03 AM
QUOTE (2.5RS DEMON @ Jul 30 2005, 08:37 PM)
omg! kaido at 93%!!!

Dude this is a thread asking how to burn PS2 games not to tell us how much of a pirated copy of a game you have completed downloading...

Posted by: DemonSpeed Jul 31 2005, 08:33 AM
QUOTE (blazingluke @ Jul 31 2005, 02:46 AM)
QUOTE (DemonSpeed @ Jul 30 2005, 12:20 PM)
In need of assisstance, I dont know which to burn for thewird's Initial D special stage. Does anyone know which file to burn because I dont see any image file?

Well, you could just buy the game...I think most of us here did...

I would but I have no job sweatingbullets.gif

Posted by: WRX DEMON Type R Jul 31 2005, 11:19 AM
QUOTE (blazingluke @ Jul 31 2005, 05:46 AM)
QUOTE (DemonSpeed @ Jul 30 2005, 12:20 PM)
In need of assisstance, I dont know which to burn for thewird's Initial D special stage. Does anyone know which file to burn because I dont see any image file?

Well, you could just buy the game...I think most of us here did...

You thought wrong.

Posted by: BOZZ Jul 31 2005, 11:21 AM
QUOTE (2.5RS DEMON @ Jul 31 2005, 02:19 PM)
QUOTE (blazingluke @ Jul 31 2005, 05:46 AM)
QUOTE (DemonSpeed @ Jul 30 2005, 12:20 PM)
In need of assisstance, I dont know which to burn for thewird's Initial D special stage. Does anyone know which file to burn because I dont see any image file?

Well, you could just buy the game...I think most of us here did...

You thought wrong.

Well most people who can afford and were interested in actually owning the real thing bought it dude...

Posted by: WRX DEMON Type R Jul 31 2005, 11:28 AM
most ppl cant read kanji or that other kind of japanese so they dont wanna spend the same amount or a bit more for this game (as well as the hassle) like they would for a game that comes in english.

Posted by: blazingluke Aug 5 2005, 03:30 PM
QUOTE (2.5RS DEMON @ Jul 31 2005, 11:28 AM)
most ppl cant read kanji or that other kind of japanese so they dont wanna spend the same amount or a bit more for this game (as well as the hassle) like they would for a game that comes in english.

lol, that's the excuse I use for downloading other games in japanese!

I wanted to get an original copy of this one because the manual looked cool. And it does!

I would have been nice to get an English version, but Tokyopop was trying to get the rights to publish it so I'm glad they didn't.

Do you suppose they were denied by Sega because they wanted to change the music? I think they use their crap because they don't think english audiences like Eurobeat.

Posted by: buk sasuke Aug 5 2005, 04:40 PM
JUST USE NERO!!!burn the image..burn at 4X and its fine...(make sure u get some good DVD's..)buy DVDS at this place named newegg.com...this solve's everything

Posted by: tensai Aug 8 2005, 10:24 AM
this is probably a stupid question and may be already mentioned, but here it goes anyways

i downloaded a game,
extrated the file with part1 on it,
then extrated the ISO,
and in that folder there are other files like .IRX, .IDX (a subtitle file), and some others,
and also the IMG file is 259 kb

The unextracted ISO file is 2.83 Gb, but when its extracted, its only 4.14 Mb

do i burn only the IMG file or everything that was extracted from the ISO file, or just the rar ISO file itself?



Posted by: BOZZ Aug 8 2005, 12:25 PM
QUOTE (tensai @ Aug 8 2005, 01:24 PM)
this is probably a stupid question and may be already mentioned, but here it goes anyways

i downloaded a game,
extrated the file with part1 on it,
then extrated the ISO,
and in that folder there are other files like .IRX, .IDX (a subtitle file), and some others,
and also the IMG file is 259 kb

The unextracted ISO file is 2.83 Gb, but when its extracted, its only 4.14 Mb

do i burn only the IMG file or everything that was extracted from the ISO file, or just the rar ISO file itself?

What are the exact files you have extracted?

Posted by: tensai Aug 8 2005, 02:18 PM
the names of the files are:
DBCMAN.IRX
DS2O.IRX
IOPRP250.IMG
KINGDOM.IDX
LIBSD.IRX
LIBSSL.IRX
MCMAN.IRX
MCSERV.IRX
SIO2D.IRX
SIO2MAN.IRX
SLUS_203.70
SYSTEM

these were extracted from the .ISO folder

Posted by: BOZZ Aug 8 2005, 02:39 PM
QUOTE (tensai @ Aug 8 2005, 05:18 PM)
the names of the files are:
DBCMAN.IRX
DS2O.IRX
IOPRP250.IMG
KINGDOM.IDX
LIBSD.IRX
LIBSSL.IRX
MCMAN.IRX
MCSERV.IRX
SIO2D.IRX
SIO2MAN.IRX
SLUS_203.70
SYSTEM

these were extracted from the .ISO folder

Hmm... What is the largest file of those extracted?

Posted by: tensai Aug 8 2005, 05:20 PM
the largest is the SLUS_203.70 at 3689 kb
but the second largest is the IOPRP250.IMG at 259 kb

Posted by: BOZZ Aug 8 2005, 05:26 PM
Weird... Are you sure u didn't make a mistake extracting the files?

Oh and is the original file have a file extension RAR, ZIP or ISO?

Posted by: tensai Aug 8 2005, 05:49 PM
i dont think that ive made a mistake extracting the file

the original file has the extension ISO

Posted by: BOZZ Aug 8 2005, 05:50 PM
Okay you don't need to extract the ISO... In general most CD/DVD Burning Software like Nero allows you to burn a CD/DVD from an image...

What software are u using?

Posted by: tensai Aug 8 2005, 06:53 PM
im using Nero 6

so theres no need to extract the ISO file, then what do i do?

Posted by: BOZZ Aug 9 2005, 06:44 AM
There should be an option under one of the menus to burn a CD (or in this case a DVD) from an image... You select that option, find your ISO file and just burn the DVD...

Posted by: tensai Aug 16 2005, 11:29 PM
hello again

i tried burning the .ISO file on Nero
but something popped up that said that the .ISO file cannot be larger than 2GB and cannot be stored as an .ISO file
it said it must be converted to UDF to write the large file

the .ISO file is 3.04 GB




Posted by: sometrueno Aug 30 2005, 11:04 AM
Use DVD Decrypter.

http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_rippers/dvd_decrypter.cfm

(Turn off auto update checking. This thing is no longer made.)

Posted by: nk4e Sep 10 2005, 11:07 PM
Hmmm can we host alcohol120 again? and went i put in my burnt Initial d ss with a + dvd R .....it said wrong format?
edit: I just burned with a DVD R negative, im using magic swap and it says not a valid ps2 disc, and Im trying to burn Initial D SS

Posted by: harrychoo Sep 21 2005, 08:07 AM
Where can i find PS2 games?

Pls dun flame me...im new here

Thanks

Posted by: BOZZ Sep 21 2005, 09:21 AM
QUOTE (harrychoo @ Today at 11:07 AM)
Where can i find PS2 games?

Pls dun flame me...im new here

Thanks

Welcome to the forums...

I'm not too sure if you can really ask that... Either way I pmed you something about that...

Posted by: blazingluke Sep 21 2005, 12:03 PM
QUOTE (harrychoo @ Today at 8:07 AM)
Where can i find PS2 games?

Pls dun flame me...im new here

Thanks

EB Games usually carries quite a few. You can also find them at your local Wal-mart, Best Buy, Future Shop, and most other electronic stores!

I hope you find the games you're looking for! grin2.gif cool.gif

Posted by: ams14 Sep 27 2005, 05:43 PM
Man I'm telling the FBI on your asses.

Posted by: mpfootball_aa Oct 2 2005, 02:06 PM
Hey people im definitly a newbie at this

i have a question about the alcohol 120 %

now i can do the first steps but what is .msd file it?

And when i go to change the speed of the burn i only have one and that is 3.0X and i want to burn on a dvd

Any and all help would be greatly appericated


Posted by: mpfootball_aa Oct 2 2005, 02:11 PM
Oh also

I don't know if anyone is familer with this but i have a Swap Disc to be able to play burned games

I know how to do the slide card thing and it seems to load but doesn't actually play

Maybe it is a problem of how i burn them and the kind of dvd i use. I use a sony dvd-r that has a kinda purple bottem.

Again any help is greatly appreciated.

Posted by: blazingluke Oct 2 2005, 03:56 PM
QUOTE (mpfootball_aa @ Today at 2:11 PM)
Oh also

I don't know if anyone is familer with this but i have a Swap Disc to be able to play burned games

I know how to do the slide card thing and it seems to load but doesn't actually play

Maybe it is a problem of how i burn them and the kind of dvd i use. I use a sony dvd-r that has a kinda purple bottem.

Again any help is greatly appreciated.

Make sure that you're writing the disc at 2X.

Then if that wasn't your problem, get http://www.daemon-tools.cc/dtcc/portal/download.php?mode=ViewCategory&catid=5 and use it to mount the image onto a fictional drive to do a 1-1 copy with your DVD-writing program.

Daemon tools is really neat! You can store DVD ISOs on your hard drive and load them onto a drive with daemon tools to read them on your computer as if you put the actual disc in the machine! It also has some anti-anti-piracy stuff too!

Posted by: mpfootball_aa Oct 2 2005, 08:11 PM
thanks for that reply but what about the question above that.

In a way i think they both apply to eachother

Posted by: Shalashaska Oct 3 2005, 11:28 AM
Please help guys.

Mortal Kombat Shaolin Monks

I've downloaded the game just yesterday but have no idea how to burn it. I've got the Alcohol program but there no such .mds extension. There are around 14 files in the folder. They start like mksm.s001 then .s002, .s003 uptil .s014 .. How do I burn this???

Please help guys!! Thanks..

Posted by: blazingluke Oct 3 2005, 01:01 PM
mpfootball_aa, I have no idea how to help you any further than TT's tutorial on the first page when it comes to Alcohol 120%.

Use Nero or something to do a 1-1 copy with D-tools.

Posted by: mpfootball_aa Oct 5 2005, 08:21 AM
Alright thanks luke, I'll probably to some guess and test things to see what works. May have to go buy some more dvd-r's tho, i'm running kinda low.

Posted by: mpfootball_aa Oct 5 2005, 11:10 PM
I've figured out my problem, it wasn't with the burning, it was with the swap disk program, i was doing it wrong.

Posted by: harrychoo Oct 7 2005, 11:37 AM
How to burn the .bin file? I didnt get any file extension that support for .bin

As for previously post, is it .cue and .bin same? i only have .bin but not .cue

The game is Harvest Moon Save The Homeland

Thanks

Posted by: blazingluke Oct 8 2005, 07:49 PM
QUOTE (harrychoo @ Yesterday at 11:37 AM)
How to burn the .bin file? I didnt get any file extension that support for .bin

As for previously post, is it .cue and .bin same? i only have .bin but not .cue

The game is Harvest Moon Save The Homeland

Thanks

Hmm, stop posting like that. Use the edit feature instead.

Where did you get this game anyway? Did you extract the bin file from anything?

Posted by: latinloverpimp Nov 14 2005, 01:23 AM
Like most people in this forum...I'm a newbie and I'm having trouble burning ID:SS...

I extracted it right but I see no ISO files in it. I downloaded it from one of the other forums. I have Alcohol 120% but my extracted files show no files with a .mds extension.

Help please...

Do I need any other programs in order to recognize any of the files I extracted.

Thanks

Posted by: BOZZ Nov 14 2005, 07:07 AM
Just wondering since this is a tutorial for burning PS2 games... Is there really much of a difference between burning onto DVD+R or DVD-R media? I have been told that +R is apparently bad for PS2s (although my version 10 does support it)...

Posted by: moshn Nov 21 2005, 08:03 AM
can i use the swmp magic ??

Posted by: zomg Nov 21 2005, 08:52 AM
I'd like to remind all the new people posting to this thread that double posting is something you should avoid. The forum has a "edit" button in your post for a reason.

BOZZY: I've heard that too, so it could true.
Most if not all DVD readers should support +R and -R, but they are somewhat different from each other so...

Posted by: BOZZ Nov 21 2005, 10:14 AM
Hmmm... I've burned two games so far using +R and they don't seem to have any problems with my PS2 (which supports them) and other forums like AfterDawn say that +R are fine... ><

Posted by: W.A.R Nov 21 2005, 09:35 PM
I have a swap magic disc but I dont know what it is used for and I have Initial D special stage Metal slug 3 for the ps2 import but I herd that dvd -r good to use it but I dont have a dvd-r reader got a dvd +r and I herd that works too.

Posted by: glen2602 Dec 25 2005, 05:59 PM
hey im kind of a newb to burning ps2 games, but i know with ps1 there wasnt any way to get out of using a chip with pal/australian games when burning them. But using these programs, do i need to have a chip to play in my ps2...its pal and its an australian one, my mates got a ps2 from overseas thats bin pal chipped, so i can always test the games in that one...

Posted by: W.A.R Dec 29 2005, 10:18 AM
I finally know how to burn a ps2 game I just burn WWE smackdown vs Raw 06 and prince of persia 3.

Posted by: johnnydepp Jan 21 2006, 12:52 PM
I've got a Japanese PS2, the new thin model.

How would I get a burned japanese game to work on it?

Swap disk?

Never done it before, so any help would be appreciated.

Thanks guys!

Posted by: blazingluke Jan 21 2006, 02:34 PM
QUOTE (johnnydepp @ Today at 12:52 PM)
I've got a Japanese PS2, the new thin model.

How would I get a burned japanese game to work on it?

Swap disk?

Never done it before, so any help would be appreciated.

Thanks guys!

I've got a thin PS2 as well. I use swap disc. It works perfectly for me.

The thing is though, you need to cover 3 sensors in the first and second versions of the slim line, but in the versions after the ceramic white (I'm pretty sure) you have to open the entire thing up to cover up this one sensor they put on the bottom of the mainboard.

I think you'll need a japanese swap disc too...they have specific discs for Europe and USA, but I'm not sure about japanese.

You may have to go with modding.

Well, there's my bit of info for you! I hope I've been at least somewhat helpful to you.

Posted by: glen2602 Jan 21 2006, 02:41 PM
i posted before but no body replied so here i go again

hey im kind of a newb to burning ps2 games, but i know with ps1 there wasnt any way to get out of using a chip with pal/australian games when burning them. But using these programs, do i need to have a chip to play in my ps2...its pal and its an australian one, my mates got a ps2 from overseas thats bin pal chipped, so i can always test the games in that one...

Posted by: Nomake Wan Jan 28 2006, 02:40 PM
The PS1 was the easiest console (well... no, N64 was easier) to allow to play burned and imported games. Make it so the tray door sensor is always depressed and get yourself a swap disc. Bam, problem solved.

The PS2 is similar, though a little more complicated. If you take the faceplate off of the disc tray and get yourself a swap disc (as I recall, Version 1 and 2 GameSharks work) and slide card (very specialized, can be found the same places you'd find modchips) you can play imports and burned games without a chip and as long as you still have the faceplate, without voiding the warranty. Booyah.

BlazingLuke is right, also, Johnnydepp. You'd need a Japanese swap disc, since you need a disc that can be read by a Japanese PS2. If they don't have a specific SwapMagic disk for your PS2, try to find a version 1 Japanese gameshark.

Posted by: zomble Feb 3 2006, 09:06 PM
my version of Alcohol 120% dosent burn at 2speed the lowest is 4 is that going to be a problem ?

Posted by: W.A.R Feb 3 2006, 09:52 PM
Get DVD Decrypter its easy.


I have a question I use DVD+R to burn PS2 games some games dont play that well If I were going to use DVD-R will this not happen I need to know.I burn prince of persia 3 it sucks but I notice when I burn games like that the laser makes a loud nosie I gues cuz its DVD+R or maybe I need better blank DVD+R like sony or something.

Any help...

Posted by: Rusty Feb 4 2006, 08:24 PM
QUOTE (zomble @ Yesterday at 9:06 PM)
my version of Alcohol 120% dosent burn at 2speed the lowest is 4 is that going to be a problem ?

the slowest mine will burn on alcohol is 6x...can I still burn it like that with no trouble?

Posted by: blazingluke Feb 5 2006, 07:21 AM
Well, if it does work, it'll put extra wear on the PS2 because it wasn't meant to handle that speed.

Posted by: evo 45 Feb 6 2006, 01:51 AM
I'm sorry if this is a n00b question or if it is posted around here...

but what is the best cd/dvd brand to record games to ps2, in terms of quality, durability, reliability, price, the qualities that matter ?

unsure.gif

thankx

Posted by: han83 Feb 6 2006, 03:46 AM
QUOTE (Rusty @ Feb 4 2006, 08:24 PM)
the slowest mine will burn on alcohol is 6x...can I still burn it like that with no trouble?

not so sure about the new slim models, but that speed is not recommended for the older PS2 models, for example when i accidentally burned IIDX at 4X, it took ages to load, where as 2X was pretty much perfect

Posted by: Rusty Feb 6 2006, 05:40 AM
QUOTE (han83 @ Today at 3:46 AM)
not so sure about the new slim models, but that speed is not recommended for the older PS2 models, for example when i accidentally burned IIDX at 4X, it took ages to load, where as 2X was pretty much perfect

ohh ok thanx..then what application should I use. or what are some applications i can use to burn ps2 games, since I have a few burning apps...dont wanna download something when I can burn it with a program I already have

Posted by: blazingluke Feb 6 2006, 01:32 PM
QUOTE (evo 45 @ Today at 1:51 AM)
I'm sorry if this is a n00b question or if it is posted around here...

but what is the best cd/dvd brand to record games to ps2, in terms of quality, durability, reliability, price, the qualities that matter ?

unsure.gif

thankx

While there are special discs you can buy, they're expensive.

I get Memorex DVD and CD spindles and I find the discs work wonderfully. I haven't had a problem yet. The discs themselves are really high quality too! They're usually a low price as well.

So, Blazingluke recommends: Memorex DVD-Rs

Posted by: evo 45 Feb 7 2006, 01:45 AM
blazingluke thanks for the reply! w00t2.gif

Posted by: Rusty Feb 7 2006, 09:50 AM
well...found out my dvd burner wont burn lower than 6x...sucks...anyways i burned beatmania 5 and 9 and they work with no trouble. I burned kaido battle 2 and i get some music skipping sometimes in the menu. and when i'm racing at night sometimes the world just dissapears(meaning i only see stars) for a few secods. It has frozen only once while it was loading. other than that no problems. But i'm still gonna burn the game on my buddies dvd burner

btw, I also use memorex dvd/cd

Posted by: darkpaladinzz Feb 7 2006, 10:37 AM
would i just burn the ISO onto a DVD rom like as if i was buning ps1 games?

Posted by: BOZZ Feb 7 2006, 10:49 AM
QUOTE (darkpaladinzz @ Today at 1:37 PM)
would i just burn the ISO onto a DVD rom like as if i was buning ps1 games?

That usually works, and has worked fine for me so far...

Posted by: darkpaladinzz Feb 7 2006, 10:54 AM
cuz yeah...ive been trying to burn SNK2..but ive had no luck..>_>..yet

Posted by: BOZZ Feb 7 2006, 02:05 PM
QUOTE (darkpaladinzz @ Today at 1:54 PM)
cuz yeah...ive been trying to burn SNK2..but ive had no luck..>_>..yet

Try using Alcohol 120%, it is very good for burning PS2 games...

Posted by: blazingluke Feb 7 2006, 03:23 PM
I find that the best ways of burning are:

ISO Write Mode on "DVD Decrypter"

mounting the ISO with Daemon Tools and doing a 1-1 copy with Nero

Posted by: BOZZ Feb 7 2006, 03:52 PM
Wait... You can use DVD Decrypter for burning PS2 games?

Posted by: blazingluke Feb 7 2006, 04:26 PM
Yep! It's the only way you can burn that bizzare demo for Black. Which means it can burn some CDs too....

Posted by: Rusty Feb 19 2006, 09:38 AM
anybody knows how to burn a cd image so i can play it on my ps2 with the swap magic cd version?

Posted by: blazingluke Feb 19 2006, 10:34 AM
QUOTE (Rusty @ Today at 9:38 AM)
anybody knows how to burn a cd image so i can play it on my ps2 with the swap magic cd version?

Its in the first post... dry.gif

Posted by: Rusty Feb 19 2006, 07:03 PM
QUOTE (blazingluke @ Today at 10:34 AM)
Its in the first post... dry.gif

yeah, but those instructions dont seem to work for me. WHen I try to play the game, the screen just stays black.

I also read that you can *somehow* burn a cd image in a dvd and make it work. Is that possible and if so how?

Posted by: blazingluke Feb 19 2006, 07:21 PM
QUOTE (Rusty @ Today at 7:03 PM)
yeah, but those instructions dont seem to work for me. WHen I try to play the game, the screen just stays black.

I also read that you can *somehow* burn a cd image in a dvd and make it work. Is that possible and if so how?

I've never heard of that before...anyways!

Download Deamon tools (google D-tools)

Mount the CD's ISO

Copy the disc with a disc-to-disc copy program


This works for everything I've tried it with...except for that weird Black demo...but that's another story.

Posted by: Rusty Feb 20 2006, 06:51 AM
QUOTE (blazingluke @ Yesterday at 7:21 PM)
I've never heard of that before...anyways!

Download Deamon tools (google D-tools)

Mount the CD's ISO

Copy the disc with a disc-to-disc copy program


This works for everything I've tried it with...except for that weird Black demo...but that's another story.

hehe, dont worry, I got daemon tools, ill try it in a bit

*edit*

it still doesnt work...im thinking about smashing something...is that a good idea?

Posted by: blazingluke Feb 20 2006, 12:23 PM
QUOTE (Rusty @ Today at 6:51 AM)
hehe, dont worry, I got daemon tools, ill try it in a bit

*edit*

it still doesnt work...im thinking about smashing something...is that a good idea?

What game is it and where did you get the image?

Posted by: krazykraka Feb 22 2006, 05:19 PM
just try to burn the iso(without mounting the image) with DVD decrypter.....this is the only program i use to burn things...and rarely have problems with it

Posted by: Rusty Feb 23 2006, 10:40 AM
QUOTE (blazingluke @ Feb 20 2006, 12:23 PM)
What game is it and where did you get the image?

yeah the problem wasnt the process, it was the image, tried it with another game and it worked perfectly

Posted by: W.A.R Feb 23 2006, 05:32 PM
Well what if you have a boot disc and what if you burn a copy of that boot disc will it work on the ps2 the burn copy version of the boot disc.

Posted by: Rusty Feb 24 2006, 09:52 AM
QUOTE (W.A.R @ Yesterday at 5:32 PM)
Well what if you have a boot disc and what if you burn a copy of that boot disc will it work on the ps2 the burn copy version of the boot disc.

hmm i've been asking myself that same question, I'll try burning a copy of the boot disc when I get home from work

Posted by: W.A.R Feb 24 2006, 10:21 AM
I would burn my copy but I cant because when I do it says disc is scratch so that sucks for me.

But yeah see if that works happy.gif
Thanks

Posted by: incredibleLE Feb 25 2006, 10:00 PM
do these steps go the same for burning dreamcast games?

Posted by: W.A.R Feb 25 2006, 10:23 PM
dreamcast was way different from these steps

Posted by: incredibleLE Feb 25 2006, 10:25 PM
oh, then is there a site or person that can tell me how to? i just found a site with some dreamcast games i always wanted and decided i should dust off the old thing and get some games for it.

Posted by: blazingluke Feb 26 2006, 08:12 AM
Try the afterdark forums. I hear they have everything.

and about burning swap discs...It can't be done without special equipment. They do something to the discs when they make them or something...my cousin thinks they're multi-session discs and that you need slysoft to copy them.

I really don't know, but that is what I've heard. Don't bother trying to download the ISOs off the net and don't bother trying to rip/copy them without expensive software/hardware.

Posted by: krazykraka Feb 26 2006, 11:14 PM
just copy dreamcast games like you would for PS1 games.....Nero should be able to do it....Alcohol 120% as well.....they are just regular CDs nothing special

Posted by: Rusty Feb 27 2006, 06:54 AM
QUOTE (blazingluke @ Yesterday at 8:12 AM)
Try the afterdark forums. I hear they have everything.

and about burning swap discs...It can't be done without special equipment. They do something to the discs when they make them or something...my cousin thinks they're multi-session discs and that you need slysoft to copy them.

I really don't know, but that is what I've heard. Don't bother trying to download the ISOs off the net and don't bother trying to rip/copy them without expensive software/hardware.

yeah, I also think they're multisession. If you look on the recorder part of the cd/dvd you can see the session divisions, and there are a whole lot of 'em

Posted by: D-Spec01 Mar 2 2006, 06:30 PM
Im having a hard time buring Kaido battle 3 for ps2. Im using alcohol 120, and i have burned games before. Im i suposed to used DVD +R, because I used them before with a couple of games and they work but my ps2 wont read this one. what am I doing wrong?

Posted by: blazingluke Mar 3 2006, 12:41 PM
QUOTE (D-Spec01 @ Yesterday at 6:30 PM)
Im having a hard time buring Kaido battle 3 for ps2. Im using alcohol 120, and i have burned games before. Im i suposed to used DVD +R, because I used them before with a couple of games and they work but my ps2 wont read this one. what am I doing wrong?

To burn KB3, I used a Memorex DVD-R.

I mounted the image with Daemon Tools and copied it with Nero.

I'm also pretty sure you can burn it with DVD Decrypter.


The only problem I've had with my burned copy of KB3 is that is runs slowly on my old piece-of-crap PS2. It runs perfectly fine on my slimline.

Posted by: D-Spec01 Mar 5 2006, 09:41 AM
OK, I've mounted the image with daemon tools, but wat do i copy to burn it with nero. Also if anyone has used DVD decryter to burn this game please tell me.

Posted by: Rusty Mar 5 2006, 03:34 PM
QUOTE (blazingluke @ Mar 3 2006, 12:41 PM)
To burn KB3, I used a Memorex DVD-R.

I mounted the image with Daemon Tools and copied it with Nero.

I'm also pretty sure you can burn it with DVD Decrypter.


The only problem I've had with my burned copy of KB3 is that is runs slowly on my old piece-of-crap PS2. It runs perfectly fine on my slimline.

since you have a slim ps2, do you know if your cd isos run good? cause I have the old ps2 and its getting a little bit crowded in th tv stand, and I was thinking about buying a ps2 slim, but I read somewhere that its picky with cd-r games

Posted by: krazykraka Mar 5 2006, 09:32 PM
alright for DVD decryptor do this
this applies for ALL ISOs....

Insert a blank dvd into your drive
Open up dvd decryptor..i have 3.5.4.0

then:

1) choose a mode (im assuming ur writing an image)
user posted image


2) Choose the image(iso) that you want to burn
3) select the drive you are burning in
4) select the speed
5) Press that huge ass button on the bottom

user posted image

and thats it...

i suggest you leave the other settings as default..(such as the advanced tab....cuz you know....its for advanced people)....

and then pop that shit into ur ps2 and play....

i have not encountered any problems with this program....

if you have problems then.....change media....find out if the file is messed up....check your ps2.......or kill yourself

Posted by: Tarento Mar 14 2006, 01:42 PM
If you have a regular PS2, is it okay to just play burned Japanese/American games or do I need to do a Swap Disc?

Posted by: blazingluke Mar 14 2006, 01:46 PM
I store-bought North American PlayStation2 cannot play games from other regions of the world nor can it play games on anything other than official PS1/PS2 discs.

You need to use swapdisc or modchip.

Posted by: Tarento Mar 14 2006, 02:16 PM
http://www.modchipstore.com/customer/product.php?productid=16153&cat=&page=

Will that be fine for most PS2?

Posted by: God_Foot Mar 27 2006, 08:51 PM
sad.gif hey what would happen if I use dvd+ because I burn somegames and they work but other dont screen will usually go up like if it had bad reseption or it would act like it didnt have any controllers. crying2.gif no wonder Most wanted and some [PAL] games didnt work. crying2.gif

I had many downloaded games and threw them away NOOOOOOOOOO! crying2.gif pinch2.gif

Posted by: blazingluke Mar 28 2006, 12:09 PM
It might be how you burn them too. Different disc images have different personalities, lol.

PAL games don't work on your NTSC televisions if you don't convert them first.

I've got two universal televisions from when I lived in Europe so I can play both PAL and NTSC and the TV switches it automatically! I've got a VCR that does it too.

Posted by: Mr.Ferret Mar 29 2006, 01:41 AM
Hey fellas was just wondering if i could get some help.

Ive got the first model PS2 (one of the ones from launch Aussie releace this is so Pal) and ive got swap magic 3.6 with swipe card. Ive downloaded Zone of the enders and all i got was a zip file with a .iso extension and a .mds file wich is 21 kb ive got no idea how to burn it becaus its not like a proper iso its just a zip with the files from the cd on it. Ive tried just burning these files with nero and swap magic didnt ditect it as a ps2 disk o.0

Any help / ideas?

Posted by: blazingluke Mar 29 2006, 12:52 PM
Try putting the .mds file in D-Tools and see what happens. It might put the files into the correct places or something.

http://www.daemon-tools.cc/dtcc/announcements.php

Posted by: Mr.Ferret Mar 29 2006, 01:04 PM
ok that seems ok it did open the disk properly from it were to from here? try burning the .mds file in alcohole and test it out? any extra settings that i need considering it was the Launch Ps2?

Posted by: Hachi_Roku Mar 30 2006, 09:07 AM
Will these steps also work for burning PSX games too? Except changing the media to CD-R- I'm Torrenting the Initial D PSX game.

Posted by: Ukrainamese Apr 5 2006, 12:59 PM
k, i got a modded ps2 (american), if i burn the initial d game (japanese), would it work, or do i need a swap for it?

Posted by: PhantomaZero Apr 5 2006, 02:05 PM
It should work fine, have fun!

Posted by: powersonic Apr 30 2006, 07:39 PM
Anyone know where to get games ?? sad.gif

Posted by: powersonic May 3 2006, 12:30 AM
QUOTE (xxxkHOLiC @ Oct 11 2004, 10:28 AM)
why do we need DVD-R? what's the difference between that DVD+R?
b/c i don't think i can burn DVD-R =\
and is special stage a CD or DVD disc?
b/c the one i got from suprnova is 802MB....

I need this exact file. Where to get it? I dont know how to use the suprnova thing. pinch2.gif

Posted by: Mr.Ferret May 4 2006, 12:33 AM
Hey guys i need some help.


Ive downloaded Tokyo Extreme racer drift and these are the files i got in one zip http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/8972/files2ye.jpg its not an propper ISO so i have no idea how to burn it correctly. any help would be apreciated wink2.gif

Posted by: agustin9 May 8 2006, 06:30 PM
you don't have to open the .iso file with winrar, you have to burn it using Alcohol 120%

Posted by: Mr.Ferret May 9 2006, 12:40 AM
QUOTE (agustin9 @ Yesterday at 6:25 PM)
you don't have to open the .iso file with winrar, you have to burn it using Alcohol 120%

yeah i actually figured that out a few days ago now tongue.gif thanks anyway everthing is working great

Posted by: happz123 May 19 2006, 02:43 PM
Hi, ive just finished donwloading Kaido Battle 2. Now um is this a CD or DVD? and do i still need alcohol as a cd burning program or no? It came in the iso format so er...can i just drag n drop this onto the cd n burn it? n for d blank cd do i get a CD - or DVD - ? lol sorry never done this before so im reallly noooob @ this d(o.0)b

Posted by: zomble May 19 2006, 02:46 PM
QUOTE (happz123 @ Today at 2:33 PM)
Hi, ive just finished donwloading Kaido Battle 2. Now um is this a CD or DVD? and do i still need alcohol as a cd burning program or no? It came in the iso format so er...can i just drag n drop this onto the cd n burn it? n for d blank cd do i get a CD - or DVD - ? lol sorry never done this before so im reallly noooob @ this d(o.0)b

just use a normal dvd dude and burn at 2speed it will work fine.

I have almost downloaded Kaido 3 and what i want to know is if it will fit on a normal dvd or if u need a dual layer dvd disk

Posted by: cyberfox8 Jun 3 2006, 03:44 PM
Considering D1GP 2005 is 2.23 GB's, is it possible to shrink the game to burn onto and play from a CD-R?

Can PS2 even read DVD to CD conversions?

I ask because all I have is a CD-RW drive with Sonic RecordNow and Sony SonicStage Simple Burner, and I have no friends with DVD+/-R drives with Alcohol 120% or Nero.

And I've been dying to play D1GP 2005!

Posted by: blazingluke Jun 11 2006, 03:47 AM
QUOTE (cyberfox8 @ Jun 3 2006, 05:46 PM)
Considering D1GP 2005 is 2.23 GB's, is it possible to shrink the game to burn onto and play from a CD-R?

Can PS2 even read DVD to CD conversions?

I ask because all I have is a CD-RW drive with Sonic RecordNow and Sony SonicStage Simple Burner, and I have no friends with DVD+/-R drives with Alcohol 120% or Nero.

And I've been dying to play D1GP 2005!

No, it is not possible for you to do this.

Good news, DVD-Burners are less than $40 now wink2.gif

Posted by: calstar Jun 20 2006, 08:40 AM
I was wondering if there is any way you can play Initial D Special Stage on your pc? Like using a PS2 emulator or something? Anyone tell me if its possible? Just reply or pm me, would help alot thanks.

Posted by: Rallyist Jul 9 2006, 03:10 AM
using nero for burning ps2 games have any problem? only alcohol burn ps2 images?

Posted by: blazingluke Jul 16 2006, 05:48 AM
QUOTE (Rallyist @ Jul 9 2006, 04:10 AM)
using nero for burning ps2 games have any problem? only alcohol burn ps2 images?

You can use pretty much any image burning program. Nero works most of the time, there have only been a couple of games that gave me troubles when using it.

DVD Decrypter is awesome at burning PS2 games.

D-Tools + Nero 1-1 copy works best for me though.

Posted by: shadowblade Aug 14 2006, 06:57 PM
well i got a problem, i dled a ID SS file that was an iso it was like 1700mb so i burned it on a dvd-r it i have swap magic, it works but for some reason the frame rate is super fast! or is that just how ID ss is?

Posted by: BlitzSupra Aug 19 2006, 04:58 PM
Alcohol 120% doesn't seem to want to burn for me.

user posted image

I followed the instructions on how to burn PS2 games, but when I hit start this comes up, is it normal?

Posted by: dmhc69 Aug 19 2006, 05:08 PM
QUOTE (BlitzSupra @ Today at 10:58 AM)
Alcohol 120% doesn't seem to want to burn for me.

user posted image

I followed the instructions on how to burn PS2 games, but when I hit start this comes up, is it normal?

stupid question, but did you put a blank disc in? and by that i mean, another disc after you try to start the burning process?

Posted by: BlitzSupra Aug 19 2006, 06:08 PM
QUOTE
stupid question, but did you put a blank disc in? and by that i mean, another disc after you try to start the burning process?


I tried every possible way.

Disk in before burning, Disk in when burn process started.


Ok I managed to fix it, how do I get 'RAW DAO'

It only shows 'DVD DAO' for me sad.gif

Posted by: DJ Shizzle 916 Oct 10 2006, 03:18 PM
Hey thanks Takumi, appreciate the help, because I didnt know how to burn PS2 game. I only knew how to burn PS1 games.

Posted by: agustin9 Oct 10 2006, 03:24 PM
QUOTE (BlitzSupra @ Aug 19 2006, 07:08 PM)

I tried every possible way.

Disk in before burning, Disk in when burn process started.


Ok I managed to fix it, how do I get 'RAW DAO'

It only shows 'DVD DAO' for me sad.gif

RAW DAO is for cds
DVD DAO is fine

Posted by: happz123 Nov 23 2006, 05:23 AM
help help! my alcohol wont load !!! i think its because i set the # of virtual drives back to 0. Alcohol wont start now and the problem is... the change was done in one of the setting menus, inside the program window =( . Any fixes out there? ive tried uninstalling and reinstalling, it keeps the damn old settings somehow >.< is there some way i can add another virtual drive?

Posted by: LANSD Feb 9 2007, 02:21 PM
Hi, I got a version of alcohol that might interest you guys. It's an economy "portable version" but it seems to have all the features. http://putstuff.putfile.com/46725/2155759

I use it for burning DC games, it seems to burn every kind of image I throw at correctly and pretty fast.

Have fun.

Posted by: TK_91 Apr 27 2007, 03:37 PM
QUOTE (krazykraka @ Mar 5 2006, 09:32 PM)
alright for DVD decryptor do this
this applies for ALL ISOs....

Insert a blank dvd into your drive
Open up dvd decryptor..i have 3.5.4.0

then:

1) choose a mode (im assuming ur writing an image)
user posted image


2) Choose the image(iso) that you want to burn
3) select the drive you are burning in
4) select the speed
5) Press that huge ass button on the bottom

user posted image

and thats it...

i suggest you leave the other settings as default..(such as the advanced tab....cuz you know....its for advanced people)....

and then pop that shit into ur ps2 and play....

i have not encountered any problems with this program....

if you have problems then.....change media....find out if the file is messed up....check your ps2.......or kill yourself

That's the one that's been working for me so far. But, is something supposed to happen when you click the huge ass button on the bottom? I clicked it and nothing happened, except my disc tray won't open. Is that a sign that its working?

Posted by: Rallyist May 14 2007, 11:41 AM
Anyone know how to burn under 1gb ps2 isos to dvd?

Posted by: W.A.R May 20 2007, 07:43 AM
I was wondering how you burn PS1 games I been having the mod chip in my PS1 for a long ass time but I stop playing it like all of us do.I still have burn games but the way I burn them was I rented a copy so it was a original version of the game (The CD)then I made a exact copy of it.But I downloaded a Torrent of a game and it has 3 files CCD,SUB,IMG and sometimes CUE but I used alcohol 120% didnt work,Nero Didnt work,cdcopy,didnt work,and some others I forgot the names I was wondering is there something I am doing wrong cuz I read others forums and YES I GOOGLE IT but still found no luck.They kept saying to put the CCD file and burn the image but that did not work why did it have 3 files but you only burn 1 of them that does not seem right I am thinking that you have to burn all files the CCD,IMG,SUB files.But yea I need to know like a step by step process to do this and what program I must use.

Posted by: agustin9 May 20 2007, 09:11 AM
QUOTE (W.A.R @ Today at 7:43 AM)
I was wondering how you burn PS1 games I been having the mod chip in my PS1 for a long ass time but I stop playing it like all of us do.I still have burn games but the way I burn them was I rented a copy so it was a original version of the game (The CD)then I made a exact copy of it.But I downloaded a Torrent of a game and it has 3 files CCD,SUB,IMG and sometimes CUE but I used alcohol 120% didnt work,Nero Didnt work,cdcopy,didnt work,and some others I forgot the names I was wondering is there something I am doing wrong cuz I read others forums and YES I GOOGLE IT but still found no luck.They kept saying to put the CCD file and burn the image but that did not work why did it have 3 files but you only burn 1 of them that does not seem right I am thinking that you have to burn all files the CCD,IMG,SUB files.But yea I need to know like a step by step process to do this and what program I must use.

using Alcohol 120% choose the Playstation profile

Posted by: W.A.R May 20 2007, 10:46 AM
QUOTE (agustin9 @ Today at 9:11 AM)
using Alcohol 120% choose the Playstation profile

Did that it did not work

Posted by: ceejaye88 May 22 2007, 06:20 AM
i always use dvd decryptor to burn original ps2 games .. i had my frend download the special stage torrent for me .. but apparently it was a rar file and not an iso .. he said he used nero 4x speed to burn the files from the rar file onto a dvd-r .. and apparently its not loading on my ps2 .. any help pls ?

Posted by: Rallyist May 25 2007, 07:03 AM
QUOTE (ceejaye88 @ May 22 2007, 04:20 PM)
i always use dvd decryptor to burn original ps2 games .. i had my frend download the special stage torrent for me .. but apparently it was a rar file and not an iso .. he said he used nero 4x speed to burn the files from the rar file onto a dvd-r .. and apparently its not loading on my ps2 .. any help pls ?

open inital...stage.rar file and extract initial d special stage.iso file.After this open nero and choose burn image file.

Posted by: s15kid Jun 18 2007, 11:27 PM
links aren't working anymore

Posted by: brent16 Jul 4 2007, 06:57 PM
Can this be done with .iso files or is it just for .mds?

Posted by: agustin9 Jul 4 2007, 11:20 PM
Yes, it can be done. Just select the iso in your favourite burning software

Posted by: chacaoi Jul 9 2007, 12:08 PM
i download a .iso image of the game, and i burn it in easy cd creator, alcohol, and nero, whit the raw doa option. it works but is black and white and the screen is shaky......does any now how to fix this problem??? or know a torrent where i can download the game??

thanks

Posted by: agustin9 Jul 9 2007, 05:33 PM
sounds like the game is pal and your tv ntsc.

try this:
http://forums.afterdawn.com/thread_view.cfm/121718


Posted by: Bad_VR4_Driver Dec 6 2007, 10:26 PM
hey guys I need some help from some of you burning gurus I just got the Initial D street stage downloaded off of utorrent. I also downloaded alcohol 120% and DVD encrypter. I can't get any of them to work. When I tried to load up the files I click on the file that has all of the game files in it they are all Initial_D_Special_stage_NTSC_J.part05.rar and with similiar names. The thing is none of the burning software I downloaded recognizes any of the game files. I don't know if its because of the RAR format or what so any help on this would be greatly appreciated. I apologize if I'm doing something completely retarded here but this is the first time I've attempted burning a ps2 game.

Posted by: dmhc69 Dec 7 2007, 10:40 PM
burning RARs onto a disc does just that -- burns the archived files onto a disc.

by the sounds of things what you'll need to do is extract whatever is in these RAR files (which will probably be some sort of ISO). the file that is inside of the RAR archives that you have is the one that needs to be burned.

i hope that helps.

Posted by: chaosrain Mar 15 2009, 08:16 PM
nice tutorial wasted 2 dvd on testing

Posted by: Shintaro May 8 2009, 01:54 PM
Good tutorial indeed.

Posted by: schouppeke Dec 11 2017, 12:18 PM
How do i mod my ps2 tho? I've heard of modchips but i'm not really familiar with the whole progress of soldering it etc. Tbh i'm just affraid that i would mess up. Any good place to buy modchips from and get any info? thanks :3

Posted by: Nomake Wan Dec 11 2017, 01:12 PM
It's Year Of Our Lord 2016+1. No one does this anymore. Just use PCSX2 and skip burning games or modding your PS2 in the first place.

Posted by: gns64 Dec 14 2017, 07:48 PM
If you have a fat PS2 all you need is a network adapter and a hard drive. No need for modchips or any of that crap.
https://imgur.com/gallery/2rUST

I use PCSX2 to play some games for the convenience of having savestates + upscaled textures, but a lot of games are glitchy as all hell even with tweaks

Posted by: schouppeke Dec 26 2017, 09:37 AM
The thing is i really like using my PS2 instead of using an emulator... It just feels weird lol

Posted by: Nomake Wan Dec 26 2017, 11:54 AM
That's unfortunate. Look into methods of running ISOs directly on a PS2 (such as via USB or via internal hard drive) if you're so fixated on it. If you have an old PS3 (such as a 20GB or 60GB) there are also ways to play PS2 games via USB or network connection.

An emulator is still the superior way to play, however, as nowadays PCSX2 is capable of playing games even better than the original hardware.

Posted by: kyonpalm Dec 27 2017, 03:09 PM
QUOTE (Nomake Wan @ Yesterday, 3:54 PM)
An emulator is still the superior way to play, however, as nowadays PCSX2 is capable of playing games even better than the original hardware.

Generally, but not necessarily. There are some games that still shit bricks in certain areas unless you're using software rendering (Siren, Silent Hill Origins, Gran Turismo 3, Silent Hill 2, etc.) at which point you may as well be playing on a real PS2. Then there's the whole nostalgia thing but that's a personal choice.

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