PSX Games on DVD-R

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Nov 4, 2012

PSX Games on DVD-R by EnigmaXtreme at 2:47 AM (847 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. EnigmaXtreme
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    I'm having problems playing certain psx backups on my modded PS2, I've been told my lens could be failing. A guy I know had a few spare lens but neither of them worked however he told me of years ago knowing of a program that was able to burn PS1 games to a DVD-R and make them playable on your PS2

    Google search proved frivolous so was he just talking out his ass?
     
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    Well, it's possible to convert and burn PS2 CDs to PS2 DVDs, but I've never heard of any method to play PS1 backups other than a modchip or disk swapping.
     
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    I also know that it was not possible (searched a lot about it). Something to do with the architecture of psx games made for cds, but since the ps2 also had cd games, the dvd games could be converted.
     
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    There might be some sort of check at the beginning to ensure that you are using the proper media. But I'm just making a random guess, as I don't know anything about PS2 modding.

    If you are having trouble with backups, try burning them at 4x speed.
     
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    I've been told that numeorus times but DVD burners don't burn CDs at that speed anymore, the lowest I get is 16x
     
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    Mine does, and it's only a couple years old. Try ImgBurn.
     
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    I use ImgBurn and I've tried changing the speed to a lower speed, no such luck it refuses to burn slower then 16
     
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    It seems that the only games that won't work are Resident Evil PS1 titles, everything else from Tomb Raider to Final Fantasy works fine but pop in a version of Resident Evil and I get nothing but a blank screen.

    I really don't want to have to buy a new lens just to play these games :/
     

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