Question with burning certain games

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Jan 31, 2011
  1. Jamio88
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    I was just wondering how do I go about burning Dual layered games with single layer DVD's?

    All of my DVD's are Sony Brand DVD-R Single Layer (4.7gb). The two games I want to get are:

    Metroid: Other M
    Metroid Prime Trilogy

    Both of these games are over 7gb, so is their a way I can make them work on a single layer DVD-R?

    Sorry guys, been out of the Wii loop for a long time and finally got myself another Wii (Damn did I miss this thing), So now I am playing catchup on hacking of the Wii.
     
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    sorry also forgot to add:

    Do I just take the .ISO file and burn it, or do I need any program(s) to convert it to work with my Wii?

    here is what I have and what I did so far:

    Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.iso

    Opened IMGburn
    Select the first option on top left (something along lines of Create boot image or something)
    Selected my LoZ.iso file
    Selected to burn at 2X
    clicked burn file

    Is this going to work correctly so I can play my backup copy of LoZ?

    sorry again, working on getting back into the swing of thigns again.
     
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    This is an easy one: it's not possible. Dual layered games are dual layered because they have more than 4,5 gigabyte of data on them, so trying to get it all to fit on a single layer DVD is like trying to fit 1.5 liters of water in a one-liter can.

    It is possible, though, to edit the games a bit. I know there is a version of SSBB out there where all but one of the movies are trimmed (so whenever a cutscene movie is started, you'll get that same one). It's probably doable with other M as well. I've heard something about trilogy being able to split into three different data partitions (so it can be burned into 3 discs)...but how it'll go about the splash menu thingy is beyond me. Or how to do all that editting, for that matter.

    Your burning procedure is about right (I don't think the boot option thingy is even needed), but you shouldn't forget one important thing: not all wii's are able to read backup discs. In fact, if you have a new wii (like the black or red one), it doesn't matter what or how you burn it...it ain't gonna play. Those new drives (D-32 ones) simply won't play backup discs, period.
    (even from old drives, it kinda mattered which type of drive you had...some just played everything, others only work on verbatim discs).



    If I were you, I'd consider getting a USB drive. It's a one-time investment, but it quickly pays off if you have more than those 3 games to back up.
     
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    I believe that it is required. It's basically the 'Finalize' checkbox. If you don't finalize it, the Wii can't read it. Simple as that.
     
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    The games you want are duel layered they can't be burned on regular Dvd's
     
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    Thanks for the info.

    Also, I knew I could not get all the data on 1 disc, was more asking about if it into a double/triple disc was doable.

    Also my Wii does play backups (it is a launch console), However life spit on me and I can't even use it right now (TV Broke the night I got my Wii, so I gotta get a new one tomorrow).

    Thanks again for the info. I am just gonna see if I can find a bastardized version of Other M that someone already condensed into 1 Disc, or I will just break down and buy it....either way.
     
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    Why don't you just buy some dual layer dvds? Unlesss you don't have a dl dvd burner.
     
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    The only way it can be done is by replacing large non-essential files (usually cutscene videos) with smaller ones, usually a 1 second black video or something like that. The tool to do that is called a ripkit. Sometimes you can reduce the .iso size to
     

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