How to create a selfbooting DreamSNES disc with games

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Post by emptythought » Thu Jun 01, 2006 8:13 pm

it says something about a aspi driver????
Download WNASPI32.DLL and put it in the tools folder.
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Post by hexbreaker » Mon Jun 05, 2006 1:35 am

that is the same problem I am having...what Tools folder...?

EDIT: I got it to work but only about half the roms are in the list of games to choose from...is there a page 2 or something or can it only hold that many games?
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Post by PsychoSteve85 » Fri Jun 23, 2006 12:21 am

Im really confused after i do the shsnes file is everything wriiten to my cd so i can play games right away is this all the steps?
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Post by Spiritual_Chaos » Fri Jun 23, 2006 6:24 pm

Where should i put the ROMS.LST file that was created?
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Post by emptythought » Fri Jun 23, 2006 6:48 pm

In the ROMS folder.
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Post by Christuserloeser » Sat Jun 24, 2006 9:01 am

hexbreaker wrote:that is the same problem I am having...what Tools folder...?

EDIT: I got it to work but only about half the roms are in the list of games to choose from...is there a page 2 or something or can it only hold that many games?
1. C:/BootDreams/Tools/

2. It can hold much more games - so yes, there's a page 2, 3, etc. ;)
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Post by mike-18 » Sat Jul 08, 2006 12:00 pm

i put together dreamsnes and i got all the right files but once i burn the image on a cd an play it in the dreamcast it shows the dreamcast logo then the sega logo and goes black and then takes me to the dreamcast menu i dont know wat im doin wrong :cry:
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Post by Christuserloeser » Sat Jul 08, 2006 1:04 pm

Seems like you got some files wrong there.

Start with something quick + easy (without games):

Just download the original release again - http://www.dcemulation.org/files/emulat ... -0.9.8.zip

Start BootDreams, select your folder and click on 'Create Image'. BootDreams will ask you to select the main binary. You will need to select '1DSNES.SH4'.

(you could also rename that file to 1ST_READ.BIN before starting BootDreams)
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Post by mike-18 » Sat Jul 08, 2006 3:24 pm

ty ill try that soon i went thru 3 cds tryin to figure it out i thought i had to make a file with the bds manager but still nothing :roll:
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Post by mike-18 » Sat Jul 08, 2006 10:21 pm

i just want to know many files do i need for bootdreams to work?
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Post by Christuserloeser » Sun Jul 09, 2006 5:51 am

In the archive there's a folder /cd/. You need to copy the included files (and subfolders!) to e.g.

C:/BootDreams/DSNES/

Then, you rename 1DSNES.SH4 to 1ST_READ.BIN.

Burn with BootDreams.


Once you tested it, you can still add games to your C:/BootDreams//DSNES/roms/ folder and burn it again. Don't forget the ROMS.LST when adding any games. (See 1st post for info).
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Post by mike-18 » Sun Jul 09, 2006 12:06 pm

i finally got it to work but not with bootdreams i used selfboot inducer and it works now
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Post by Christuserloeser » Sun Jul 09, 2006 12:39 pm

Did you try v1.0 or v0.61 of BootDreams ?

v1.0 is the latest release, where v0.61 is the one with the boots. Someone reported that v1.0 actually wouldn't work, but I had no chance to really verify that yet - I need to buy me new CDRs first.
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Post by mike-18 » Sun Jul 09, 2006 12:52 pm

i did try the newest one that came out
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Post by Christuserloeser » Sun Jul 09, 2006 1:18 pm

Damn. Thanks.
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Post by mike-18 » Sun Jul 09, 2006 2:07 pm

your welcome
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Post by HauntedClub » Mon Jul 17, 2006 4:07 pm

Hello.

I'm trying to get all the required tools for DreamSNES, but the link for BootDream is indeed dead. I was hoping someone could help me.
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Post by Christuserloeser » Thu Jul 20, 2006 1:29 pm

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Post by KainRacure » Sun Aug 06, 2006 12:47 am

*bangs head on desk* im on coaster number ummm 6 i think, i explained my first 4 coasters in a diff thread http://www.dcemulation.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=84831

the next 2 coasters came from useing the method described in this thread.

#5. I used the walkthrough 100% to the letter, added my unziped roms in the roms folder, added a crap load of mp3s to the sound folder (kept it under 600mb all together just to be sure to keep enuff space) made a roms list with this list maker http://www.dcemulation.com/files/needed/romlst.zip and put the list in the roms folder, added a NO_ROMS.HERE to each folder that does not have a rom. used boot dreams to make a DJ image and then burnt it with Alcohol 120% and when i put it in the DC it worked great untill it got to the pike technology screen and it resets.

#6 i burnt the same package as #5 but used the CDRecord frontend from BootDreams to burn the disk. i burnt a multisession disk at 8X speed. It burnt fine and when i tryed to play it on my DC it brought me to the music playing thing and wouldnt play, it wouldnt play on the play menu either.
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