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Touble whith skies of arcadia

Discussion in 'Dreamcast' started by kabe2k, May 19, 2002.

  1. kabe2k

    kabe2k New Member

    my game freezes when im at the part right at the end where i have to give the ship guy a map or a crystal so i can get through the spinning weather thing i give it to him then the game freezes

    pardon my ignorance i gave up on it 6 months ago and now im back at it
  2. SkankinMonkey

    SkankinMonkey Member

    Are you using a legitimate copy?
  3. MasterAkumaMatata

    MasterAkumaMatata Staff Member

    Electronics Boutique is selling Skies of Arcadia game for $19.99 right now, so is Shenmue for the same price. [​IMG]

    I got them both (as well as Grandia II from EB), [​IMG]

    Shenmue I've finished, but like kabe2k, it's been a long time since I've last played SOA (still was on the first disc zzz).
  4. SkankinMonkey

    SkankinMonkey Member

    I was just asking cuz I know that the pirated version does some weird stuff with the game (real-time decompression and such) so it might cause the game to crash, definately worth buying though.
  5. sizone

    sizone New Member

    how much was grandia 2?

    hmmm.. if i pick that up and silver i think i'll have all the dc rpgs that are in english


    but then again the segacd seems like the only sega console that had a decent ratio of rpgs to everything else
  6. MasterAkumaMatata

    MasterAkumaMatata Staff Member

    I got Grandia II for $19.95 plus shipping at Electronics Boutique almost 9 months ago. However, they don't carry Grandia II for the DC anymore according to their DC RPG section; all they have are the PS2 and PC versions, both at $39.95.
  7. sizone

    sizone New Member

    know if they are any differences between the pc and dc versions?

    passed up an opprutnity to get it used at funcoland for 25$

    pr'lly should've
  8. megametalgreymon

    megametalgreymon New Member

    grandia 2 for the pc doesnt run very well even on decent systems from what ive seen, your better off sticking with the dc version

    ive seen in some of the ps2 reviews that they feel the dc version was better than the ps2 one as well, so bear that in mind as well
  9. MasterAkumaMatata

    MasterAkumaMatata Staff Member

    Hmm, it seems that EB has lowered the price of the PC version of Grandia II; it's now $19.99.

    Don't forget that the DC version comes with a music disc. [​IMG] Can someone confirm whether the PS2 or PC version comes with it as well?
  10. Xai

    Xai New Member

    Man... funcoland and their affliates really suck, atleast over here. When they get used games they toss the box or get rid of the front/back cd covers and then put the cartridges and cds into plastic sleeves. On the topic of the Skies of Arcadia rip, it's horrible, the music is out of sync and the thing always stutters, I picked up my original copy for $15. It's worth every penny and more.
  11. Katana

    Katana New Member

    man thats BS what that funco does.......

    any way funco really doesn't exsist any longer gamestop bought them all out

    and gamespot sucks too prices are higheer and they don't carry gamegear/saturn or half the stuff funco did

    its really a pitty
  12. megametalgreymon

    megametalgreymon New Member

    Don't forget that the DC version comes with a music disc. [​IMG] Can someone confirm whether the PS2 or PC version comes with it as well?[/b][/quote]

    dammit, the euro one doesnt get that music cd
  13. SeGa4life

    SeGa4life New Member

    I had that same problem with the games but at a difrent part in the game, after returning and getting a New one 3 times, I cought on that it was my DC being it was the 1'st edition meaning i got it 9.9.99, The game would not run so i put it in a newer 1 and it worked fine! Hope this helps?
  14. racketboy

    racketboy Member

    just to let you know I have an original copy and mine freezes before a ship battle after the same cutscene every time. All you see it a black screen and hear the music playing
  15. M3d10n

    M3d10n New Member

    GD-ROMs are more sensible to dust and minor scratches than CDs. I got a RE: Code Veronica that freezes in a certain FMV, after you fight that "dude" with the big axe.

    Maybe you sohuld try resurfacing the disc?

    If you afraid of that, the only option other than buying a whole new copy is borrowing a copy, playing past that point, saving, then going back to your disc.
  16. racketboy

    racketboy Member

    that's what I'm planning on doing
  17. Ammut

    Ammut New Member

    I've heard this game is especially bad for fecking up. I assume you've tried wipeing it carefully and common sense stuff like that. It sucks that it can ruin a whole game thanks to one little spec/scratch. I'd suggest buying those spiffy new cd repair products that are out everywhere and give them a shot. Other than that, hit your dc when it gets to the part that it screws up. Not really smart but it worked for me at the end of Rez, it freezes there for some reason. I must skip it ahead enough to continue. Then again, that dc did end up electrocuting me a bit so I suppose it got me back for smacking it <_<

    I actually have this music cd, I traded a guy a game for 2 VMUs and he also sent that just as a bonus. You can have it if you want it [​IMG]


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