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Why can't PS and PS2 games be copied like a regular cd?

Old 02-09-02, 12:11 PM
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Why can't PS and PS2 games be copied like a regular cd?

I would figure data is data. I have wondered this for along time and never saw a reason for why not. I understand that some PS2 games are on DVD, but alot of games are one disc.

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Old 02-09-02, 02:25 PM
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To put it simply without going into great detail....
The cd's have "bad sectors" that each system reads to verify that its an original disc. Cd copying/burning software will not read and reproduce those bad sectors.
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Old 02-09-02, 03:30 PM
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Playstation games can be copied like a regular CD, although to play them the Playstation must be modded. I heard of a way to mod the Ps2 but I'm not sure whether it accepts DVD-Rs or whether it's just to play burned Playstation games on a Ps2. Obviously, playing burned games is illegal and I wouldnt suggest doing it.

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Originally posted by Shawn
Playstation games can be copied like a regular CD, although to play them the Playstation must be modded. I heard of a way to mod the Ps2 but I'm not sure whether it accepts DVD-Rs or whether it's just to play burned Playstation games on a Ps2. Obviously, playing burned games is illegal and I wouldnt suggest doing it.

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You can just use a gameshark to play CD-Rs/DVD-Rs (PS1 and 2 games) on a PS2. Alot of ps2 games fit on a CD-R
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Oops!!

Oops...my mistake. I didn't know that. Thanks for clearing that up DVDKrayzie.

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