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General => General Help => Topic started by: panda8994 on September 09, 2014, 10:50:53 PM

Title: dreamcast CDI/Utopia fail
Post by: panda8994 on September 09, 2014, 10:50:53 PM
so today i got my hands on a dreamcast it already had utopia (tested and working) so i figured id download a game to see if i was able to do it as well, so i got marvel vs capcon.

trying to do so i got a CDI file of some webpage, used nero to burn it onto a EMTEC CD-R 80min 700MB 52x CD
put utopia into the dreamcast, and then the game as it told me to. then it came up with the dog icon spinning over the cd ( as if the game is loading) but literally 30 minutes later the game was still not working, the utopia cd says its version 1.2.

did i do something wrong?
i was hesitant for posting on forums because they all seem so.. well dead i guess and id love help as soon as possible..
Title: Re: dreamcast CDI/Utopia fail
Post by: Elite Evil on September 10, 2014, 02:59:28 AM
Some disks self boot, others need utopia.

Try burning the CDI with alcohol or discjuggler and try writing the discs at different speeds.