Re: [gundam] Chars Counter: Special Edition?

MAck Mack (
Tue, 9 Feb 1999 12:45:29 -0800 (PST)

hey I got battle mast 2 when it first came out and I still play it all
the time...its one of the best 2d games on the psx.

---Chad Gombosi <> wrote:
> >From:
> >Date: Fri, 5 Feb 1999 01:25:36 EST
> >To:
> >Subject: Re: [gundam] Chars Counter: Special Edition?
> >
> >What about the Action Replay 3 - 1 Converter they have?
> Most of these
> >converters are just the glorifed swap technique to play
> Japanese games. Is
> >this one the same way? Game Cave ( has
> one for PSX also. Its
> >costs more, but Game Cave tells you a little about. Can
> the swap tech. hurt my
> >PSX? I have heard it does, so I don't buy imports
> anymore because of this. Is
> >Gundam Battle Master 2 any good?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Aaron
> >
> There are now REAL PSX converters that ust snap into the
> MPEG slot on the back of the PSX. They work too! I'm not
> sure of the names though because the same thing will
> often get renamed 8 or 9 times. This sounds like it
> though.
> However a chip mod is still the best way to go. The chip
> only costs $15 at most. If you can't solder, then send
> it away to have it done. A lot of people have
> aprehensions about sending thier $129 console away to a
> company who' main business is defeating schemes designed
> to protect copyright laws in the first place, but I
> think you will find it to be WAY worth it, if you go to
> the right place. Try if they are
> still up. Some friends of mine have ordered at least two
> dozen chips on several occasions, and yes this place
> knows how to install them in ALL models of PSX.
> Does the swap hurt your PSX? Well that depends. If
> you're using the old single swap method that involves
> going to the CD player screen, no. I don't care what
> people say. The game doesn't always play right though.
> Some of the older games with a lot of redbook CD audio
> will play the wrong music in certain areas because the
> PSX is trying to use the table of contens on the disk
> you swapped it with.
> If you are using the double swap methood that requires
> you to swap the CDs while they are spinning, stop now!
> PSXs are made like papercraft models inside. You may
> very well damage the piece of crap drive they put in the
> thing. I do a live swap on my Saturn to play bootlegs,
> but that thing is built TOUGH, an can take the stress.
> Is Battle Master 2 any good? Well, in the scope of
> Gundam games, yes. Most Gundam games (non-war sim) are
> pretty crappy, so when one comes out that is as good as
> Battle Master 2, I'm realy impressed. The mechs look
> great and there are a lot of them. If you have never
> seen either Battle Master, then you should because the
> robots look realy great. The game is a bit un-ballenced
> though. If you know how to use the FAZZ, or The O, then
> you will not lose to any other mech.
> Chad
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