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Crappy PS1 Game

I have a Sony Playstation that works properly. The games work great (most of them are burned on blank discs from different companies)
and so do Music CD's. But there's one bit of a problem, a game called "Megaman Legends" (which is burned on a blank disc) that has a problem. The game works properly at the beginning, but at the point Roll ask's you to come to City Hall after defeating the Marlwolf (which belongs to Teasel Bonne). You have to say yes or no, but after choosing, it will have Megaman reply, then it fades to black. At this point, something should come up, but nothing will come up no matter how long i'll wait! It just stays pitch black! Is it because of the orange paint marker used on the front, because of the scratches on the back, or is it time to get a replacement for the game which is the normal version instead of the burned version? What ever it is, HELP!!!!

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    Cory5468 Mar 29, 2008

    Or is it the PS1? It got the PS1 for Xmas a few years ago.

  • Cory5468
    Cory5468 Apr 01, 2008

    Here's the game for more info (burned on blank disc):

  • Cory5468
    Cory5468 Apr 12, 2008

    Yeah I was thinking of that.

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If it's burned on a blank disk most likely the data is corrupted or the ps1 that you have modded to play blank disks doesen't support a feature in that point of the game. You could try playing the actual game on the intended ps1 format and it should work without any problems.

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