1. Localhorst86

    Localhorst86 Robert'); DROP TABLE members;--
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    How did they pretend to have used blu Ray?
     
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  2. godreborn

    godreborn GBAtemp Legend
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    all 360 games are dual layer, so they can be quite big. if you have an rgh or a jtag, the system will swap discs for you without having to get up. just name disc 1, disc 2 etc in a folder named after the game like this: upload_2020-6-24_0-7-43.png

    just leave disc 1, hide all other discs, then let the system swap for you. you can even try and trick it, and it will still load the right disc. much better than wasting all this time with stupid mandatory installs. should've just made it all digital if that's the case.
     
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  3. SuperDan

    SuperDan Im Aware ... Im Unaware
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    Exactly this.... Absolutely on the money
     
  4. Retinal_FAILURE

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    I bought an Xbox 360 with XK3Y already installed from my neighbor; you will need to retrieve your drive's key with your x360usbpro. If that is the easiest method. I have also seen serial port dumping devices, but that was more in the early days of 360. I believe most laptop and probably even desktop don't have serial ports any more. My advice would be to read, read, read about Xk3y. Everything from the way the cables are set up to setting up your USB drives, to actually installing and using JungleFlasher software. I am by no means an expert with this, but mine works and it is quite useful for Xbox 360 games. Also, I believe one could play original Xbox isos from xKey, and also watch DVD isos, too. If those float your boat.
     
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    My boat is floating. I have some old working laptops with serial ports. I’ll look into that option as well. Thanks for the heads up.

    seems I can use something like this
     
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    lol catching up by installing SSDs a decade after they were made
    makes sense.
     
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    It is not nearly as gross when you go to a friend's house to fix the square drive belt and when you open it you see dead roaches throughout the console.
     
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    They legally couldn't. Sony owns a lot of the licensing to the Blu-Ray format. Why they didn't use HD-DVD for their games, too, instead of having it be an optional drive addon... That I can't answer.
     
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  9. coffinbirth

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    Actually, the PS3 BD was slower than the 360 DVD drive, AND it fucked them in not being able to fully install games across all of the skus, so they never had a full install option across the board.
    So, no it was not "superior" because of this, and if anything, it was inferior because of the data speed bottleneck and installation gimping.
     
  10. laudern

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    Putting their games in a green box screams blu-ray.
     
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  11. DinohScene

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    Iirc, New Super Mario Bros Wii only has ~250 MB of data, the rest of the 4 odd gigs on the disc are just fake zeroes.

    OP, you're full of shit.
    Calling a console disgusting just because it needs a second game disc is the dumbest thing I ever heard.
     
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  12. godreborn

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    believe me, the ps3 is bottlenecked with both the bd drive and the ram. the bd drive is why you have mandatory installs. it's too slow. and, it has as much ram as the 360, but of what's available, the ps3 uses up more for the os. it was at 150MBs which dropped down to about 50MBs. I think the 360's os only uses around 32MBs of ram. anyway, that's the reason gears is only possible on the 360. since the source code leaked (if you all remember), someone ported it to the ps3 but only dech systems with twice as much ram can play it.

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    read this to get a better understanding: https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/Gle...348/Outofmemory_Skyrims_PS3_woes_examined.php
     
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    Just like OP's head.
     
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    wow
    [​IMG]
     
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    As does Lost Odyssey
    [​IMG]
     
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    Blue dragon has 4 discs.
     
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    Let me play you the song of my people:

     
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    Blue Dragon was four discs, too. I think that was the reason I never bought it.

    Or... I'm not a huge fan of (J)RPG in general. It's a fun genre, don't get me wrong.
     
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    Games should be a few kilobytes like the old days, all these fancy textures and sounds are unnecessary!!
     
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    Oh yes! I love playing excitebike on my 4K UHD IPS display with 5.1 surround sound.
     
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