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Post by promo18 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 3:56 pm

as stated on DCHelp

"Download all of the SBI's you want. You should only download SBI files from Sbiffy!com or this web site, in order to ensure version compatibility"

what is a sbi and what is the purpose of an sbi?
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Post by groundbeef » Sun Dec 12, 2004 4:01 pm

SBI inducer is a program that takes several bootable files and can combine them on one disc....


example:
You can have an NES emu with roms, Genesis emu with roms and a bunch of homebrew games all on one.

SBI'S are kind of like jerry-rigged BIN files formatted to be combined with other SBI's so as to save you, the gamer, cd-r's.
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Post by promo18 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 4:14 pm

1) thanks for replying groundbeef. so will the sbi be under apps, demos or emus on sbiffy!.com?

2) also, i got sega roms and the extension is .smd what's the deal with that? my sega roms that i play on my dreamcast has no sound and i need a seperate disk to boot them up...

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Post by groundbeef » Sun Dec 12, 2004 4:25 pm

All of those files are SBI files that are utilized by Self Boot Inducer. You can combine any of them on disc using that program.

It is better to have the Genesis files in bin format for use with Genesis Plus. There are a few smd converter programs out there...just google for smd to bin converter.
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Post by promo18 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 4:30 pm

so let me get this straight...

m2_DDRAGON.sbi
m2_Rastan.sbi
m2_SIMPSONS.sbi
m2_VENDETTA.sbi
m2_XMEN.sbi

are all called "sbi" and are arcade games?
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Post by groundbeef » Sun Dec 12, 2004 4:37 pm

Yes. Those are arcade games built through MAME. You will still need to have the roms to pack with those sbi's.
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Post by promo18 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 4:43 pm

oh...so i need the x men rom and m2_XMEN.sbi to play it?
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Post by bizzle » Sun Dec 12, 2004 5:29 pm

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Post by promo18 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 5:50 pm

to make sure im on the right track...

i got the following roms: x-men and cadillac & dinosaurs

so i download the follwoing sbi's:

m2_XMEN.sbi 05/02/03 23:10 715853
SGA-CadillacsDinos.sbi 05/06/03 00:56 1208020

am i doing good so far? :?:
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Post by DCmad » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:05 pm

To run Cadillacs and Dinossaurs, you'll need:
SGA-CadillacsDinos.sbi plus the romsets dino.zip and dinoj.zip.
Aparently, it runs only the japanese game (dinoj.zip) but you still must have the two versions under your \roms folder.
Don't know about x-men.

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Post by promo18 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:11 pm

where i get those from (romsets dino.zip and dinoj.zip)?
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Post by promo18 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:27 pm

hmm...i dont think i was supposed to ask that question was i? :mrgreen:
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Post by DCmad » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:29 pm

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Post by Quzar » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:31 pm

for reference the dino romset that works with that mame build consists of the following files and the crcs listed below:
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"cde_23a.rom", 0x8f4e585e
"cde_22a.rom", 0x9278aa12
"cde_21a.rom", 0x66d23de2
"cd_gfx01.rom", 0x8da4f917
"cd_gfx03.rom", 0x6c40f603
"cd_gfx02.rom", 0x09c8fc2d
"cd_gfx04.rom", 0x637ff38f
"cd_gfx05.rom", 0x470befee
"cd_gfx07.rom", 0x22bfb7a3
"cd_gfx06.rom", 0xe7599ac4
"cd_gfx08.rom", 0x211b4b15
"cd_q.rom", 0x605fdb0b
"cd_q1.rom", 0x60927775
"cd_q2.rom", 0x770f4c47
"cd_q3.rom", 0x2f273ffc
"cd_q4.rom", 0x2c67821d
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Post by promo18 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:31 pm

my fault...so after i get those rom sets and put them in my sbi folder i should be fine right?
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Post by promo18 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:36 pm

my cadillacs and dinosaurs have all of those files you listed. shoul i leave the rom zipped?
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Post by Quzar » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:43 pm

probably. i dont think it works with unzipped roms (from my own experimentation with it).

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Post by DCmad » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:45 pm

If you followed the help in this tread, you already got SelfbootInducer installed on a folder, just the SGA-CadillacsDino.sbi and all sbis go in the \sbi folder.
After unpacking the sbis, you get the \Inducer\roms folder, where you place your romsets. Every romset is a individual zip file with the files as the ones quzar listed.
If you got SelfbootInducer and bother to read the builtin instructions, you know what i mean ;)
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Post by promo18 » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:51 pm

quzar wrote:probably. i dont think it works with unzipped roms (from my own experimentation with it).

offtopic: what part of florida you from?
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Post by Quzar » Sun Dec 12, 2004 6:55 pm

ah, im from miami far far away =P.
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