New DC workaround???

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New DC workaround???

Post by Zegato » Sat Apr 20, 2002 9:44 am

I don't know if i posted in the wrong forum and if anyone has posted this already (been looking and hasn't seen it) but have anyone got games to load on newer DC or there isn't anyway to get them to work.

Thanks in advance for your help.
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Post by EvilSporkMan » Sat Apr 20, 2002 10:04 am

use DCFactory
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Post by Lartrak » Sat Apr 20, 2002 3:46 pm

Depends on how new. The last 4 months of DC production can't play ANY CDs. Try playing a normal Audio CD in your DC. If it can play that, it will be able to play emulators and such.
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Post by Oz » Sat Apr 20, 2002 4:08 pm

All dreamcasts can play audio cds. Some newer dreamcasts do not boot audio/data cds, but should boot data/data cds (which I beleive is the format DCFactory creates).
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Post by Zegato » Sat Apr 20, 2002 5:04 pm

Thanks for your help... i've checked out Dc factory but don't see how i can make self-booting games or to make the utopia cd work on it....

Just wondering if anyone has gotten a cd to boot on a Nov/Dec 2000 make.
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Post by toastman » Sat Apr 20, 2002 9:13 pm

From personal experience I can tell you that not all DCs can boot audio/data or even data/data.
A list of my friends and their DC's status
Remy - Purchased: Launch Boot Status: any
Cody - Purchased: Smash Pack Bundle (Later chipped) Boot Status: any (but this may be due to the chip)
Matt - Purchased: Sega Net Rebate Deal (sometime in 2000) Boot Status: don't know, haven't seen him in a good while
Kevin - Purchased: Don't kow Boot Status: any
Vdaius (That is the correct spelling BTW O_O) - Purchased: Sports Bundle (Dec 2000 Mfg Date) Boot Status: none (not even data/data)
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