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PS2 Backup 8+ GB

Discussion in 'PS2 - DVD backup discussion' started by eddied316, Jan 10, 2007.

  1. eddied316

    eddied316 Member

    Jan 3, 2007
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    hey guys,

    I've been successfully backing up my PS2 games, and playing them with Swap Magic 3.6, and today I went to backup my "God Of War", and it came up to 8GB. I wrote the image to my Hard Drive anyway, and tried to burn it even though it was over the size of my DVD+R. And of course, it didnt work. Anyone have any Ideas?

    Are the PS2 Discs, DL?

  2. steimy

    steimy Active member

    Dec 2, 2004
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    my idea would be to search the posts. This is a very old question.
    God Of War is a DVD9 (dual layer) game.
    This means that you have to do one of 3 things.
    1. get a mod chip because swap magic will not play a DVD9 back up
    2. Find a rip kit or tutorial on how to rip the game down from 8GB to under 4.5GB so it fits on a normal DVD5 disc
    3. go online to a torrent site and download a copy that has already been ripped down to DVD5 for you.

    option 3 is the fastest of the 3 of course. But note that when you rip it down to DVD5 some content like extra's and movies and cutscenes have been removed.

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