ok i backed up my original copie of soul calibur 2 today, i use alcohol (copy wizard) to back up all my dvd games and burn them at 1x on any dvd-r media. ive read lots of people having trouble getting soul calibur 2 back up to play using swap magic v2 and cd loader. heres how i done it 1/ put swap magic "cd" in 2/ swap the swap magic cd for the "cd loader" 3/ change ntsc to pal or vice versa (depending on your region) 4/ press eject and replace the cd loader cd with the "swap magic dvd" 5/ when swap magic dvd loads press X 6/ swap the swap magic dvd for the soul calibur 2 back up using your method.....slide card/flip top etc 7/ press "X" and do not let go!!!.............game should now boot i have V4 ps2 im using slide card/swap magic v2 and cd loader btw, my back ups of silent hill 3 and mace griffin bounty hunter dont boot ive read on these forums that someone has got silent hill 3 to boot with swap magic............how please???