Is it possible to load imports with free mcboot?

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  1. Dr. Dew
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    Want to play my copy of Dragon Quest V (Japanese) on my USA ps2. I have Free McBoot 1.93. Is it possible? I don't have a dvd drive to burn disks anymore for my PC.
     
  2. Heran Bago

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    As far as I know, no. You can copy them to the hard drive or you can back them up, patch them, and burn to a dvd+r.

    You can get a usb dvd drive for pretty cheap online.
     
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    Yes, you can load up imports with FMCB.
    However, your telly set might not support the signals if you use an old CRT telly

    Edit: nvm, it's only for out-of-region backups, not retail discs.
     
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    Do you know what elf file is needed? Im running the ps2 via component on my lcd. As far as I know, US and JP games are both NTSC.
     
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    I thought you where talking about a backup disc.
    It's impossible without a hardware mod/swap trick.
     
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    Unfortunate. I just read around that there is an elf file for swapmagic so ill have to track it down and make a swap key.
     
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    JP games are NTSC yes.
    For PAL games component helps with the color encoding, but 50hz or 60hz is still a concern. I'd ESR patch (or whatever method you like) a random PAL PS2 game and see what your TV does.