Dreamcast Backups

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by lukands, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. lukands
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    lukands I took the little bus here

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    Do all go onto CD-R or are there games that have to be put on DVD (because of size)
     
  2. Minox

    Minox Thanks for the fish

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    As far as I know the Dreamcast is only able to read GDRs & CDRs.
     
  3. BlueStar

    BlueStar GBAtemp Psycho!

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    The Dreamcast doesn't read DVDs, any games which are larger than a CD have had something ripped or downsampled to fit on a CD by the group that released it.
     
  4. lukands
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    lukands I took the little bus here

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    Some games are bigger then 700MB, do you "overburn" ?
     
  5. trans am

    trans am Advanced Member

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    Yes you need those higher capacity CDR's but if I recall pretty much all games fit on a regular CDR, it's been a long time since I burned dreamcast games.
     
  6. lenselijer

    lenselijer GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    only for the game 'd2' you need 99min cdr, but its not worth it [​IMG]

    all other games fit fine on a 700mb cdr.
     
  7. lukands
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    lukands I took the little bus here

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    Even if games are 708MB or 725MB, etc..
    I`m getting tired of wasting cd`s that don`t burn proper.
     
  8. lenselijer

    lenselijer GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    you need to use discjuggler then all games will burn fine, but its 5 years ago i burned my last dreamcast game [​IMG]
     
  9. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

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    There's also a version of d2 floating around that fits on regular CDR, but obviously you need more of them, and you have to know certain spots in the game to save manually so you can swap the disc or it will crash if you hit the swap point (since it wasn't actually coded into the game to swap at that point)
     
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