Having some odd problems burning GC games...

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Jul 16, 2011
  1. SybreTiger
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    I've burned GC games in the past for use with the Gamecube Backup Launcher 0.2, and they all worked fine, and continue to work just fine. But I recently tried burning a couple new games, and suddenly the new games seem like they will attempt to load, making clicking and whirring sounds for about 5 minutes, literally, and then finally they do actually load. But it's like this with with all 3 new games I've burned. It's not the end of the world, as they do eventually load, but it's kind of annoying to have to wait 5 minutes every time I want to play that particular game.

    And I have to use GCN Backup Launcher, because if I try to use NeoGamma's Wii Backup Launcher, it just says "timeout" while the disc tries to load.

    My only thought that might be causing this, is the DVDs I used to burn my previous games were Sony DVD+R discs, and the ones I'm using now are Memorex DVD-R. Could that be an issue?

    Also, I use Alcohol 120% to burn the games, if that makes a difference. I've tried at the lowest write speed and the maximum, both give the same results.
     
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    They fucked up your drive, now it can't read everything properly anymore. You should not use DVD+R discs. Best discs would be Verbatim DVD-R. It takes that long because your drive is not that good working anymore.
     
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    Well, the thing is, when I try to play the old DVD+R games, GC and Wii both, those still load just fine. It's only these new ones that have trouble.
     
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    There's no big difference between DVD-R and DVD+R in general, you can have good and bad ones for both of them. Sounds more like the Sony discs are higher quality than the memorex discs, which doesn't sound surprising to me.
     
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    Thanks for this information wiipower, I did not know that [​IMG]
     

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