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Learn How To Burn Video Games

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Learn How To Burn Video Games

Burning Video Games This article was written to teach people how to burn video games, legally of course. Game types that are supported are, PC games, xbox 360, xbox, PS1, PS2, PS3, PSP, Gamecude, Wii, Nintendo DS, Gameboy Advanced and Gameboy. The most important thing to consider in burning any material that is copyrighted, you must own the material and not sell, rent or give away any copy. Why Would Anyone Need To Burn Copies Of Video Games? Over the past twenty five years, I have destroyed more video games than I care to count.

I’ve lost them, broke them, loaned them to a friend who destroyed them and left laying them around to get scratched beyond repair. Scratches will destroy video games and with the rising cost of video games today, the only protection you have is to burn a copy and put the original away in a safe place and use the copy. This way the video game will remain in new condition. The benefits are endless, considering the high price of video games today, at $50.00 to $60.00 a piece.

Many hard core gamers are looking to burn video games for the wrong reasons, and many of those reasons break the the law and could cost them more than just a lot of money in fines, it could possibly get them prison time as well. So, burning video games for any other reason than to protect your invest is discouraged. Things You Must Know Before You Copy Any Game Disc All of the newer games produced today have built-in protection, using software downloaded from torrent or warez sites can destroy the video game. Games that are copied with these programs corrupt the protection on the game causing your system to display an error message. Game Copy is the only software available to copy the game with the built in protection. What You Will Need To Burn Video Games First and foremost you must have a good game burning software on your computer. I use Game Copy, which is as simple to use as Nero or Roxio when burning a copy of MP3 or Data CD. You need dual CD/DVD burning drives on the computer you are using to burn the video games. The last item you will need to burn video games are some blank DVD’s.

Summary Burn Video Games you personally own to protect the original from any damage. You need to use the copy and keep the original in a safe place. Using free downloadable burning software to burn video games can destroy the video game. Video games have built in copy protection that can be damaged by using the wrong software. It is against the law to burn games for the purpose to sell, rent or give away. Only copy video games for your protection. Items needed; A Personal Computer Game Copy software, Dual CD/DVD Burn Drives, Blank DVD’s and a Personally Owned Game.

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Mmo Game Or Mmo Grind?

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Mmo Game Or Mmo Grind?

Mmorpg games today require way too much grinding. This isn?t a new trend, as the leveling system has been with us since the dawn of the online games, but I?m surprised that developers haven?t found a new way to allow players to advance. The most enjoyable aspects of MMORPG games aren?t killing rabbits and snakes, but rather raiding with friends and participating in PvP.

When was the last time you heard your friend tell you the time he killed orcs for six hours straight and had a blast? Not often I hope. Some games actually deal with the grind a lot better than other, as World of Warcraft actually had interesting quests which were also a great source of experience, but games like MapleStory were all out grind fest with nothing else to do but grind. When I quested and grinded my way to level 60 in World of Warcraft Pre Burning Crusade] it really didn?t feel like a chore, as I was constantly questing or instancing with friends. World of Warcraft actually handled the leveling system very well, as there were alternatives to grinding. I did however at times find myself grinding for hours at a time after I finished all the quests I could find. These weren?t fun times, but I kept telling myself that once I hit level 60, I?d be have more fun, and I did. The problem was getting to 60.

MapleStory, a free Korean Mmorpg, is the epitome of grind. The only way to level up is to grind, and unlike World of Warcraft where you can reach maximum level in a month or so of casual play, it?ll take well over six months of hard core playing to reach level 100, which is only half way to the game?s level cap. Another problem in MapleStory was that combat wasn?t at all interesting, but rather an absolute chore. It wasn?t time efficient to kill monsters in MapleStory that didn?t die in single hit, as you could get significantly more experience one hitting lower level monsters than two hitting higher level monsters.

In order to level up once at level 60 or so, you?d have to slaughter 7,000 monsters, which can be extremely time consuming and definitely not fun, as it wouldn?t be at all challenging. Games like Fly for Fun and Hero Online also have similar experience models where killing higher level monsters isn?t as efficient as slaughtering lower level monsters en masse. Another problem with these games are that the experience needed to level up increases exponentially as you level up, which makes the grinding even more of a chore. I?m hoping that one day developers find a new way for players to advance and spend more time actually playing the game, rather than grinding to a high enough level to be able to enjoy the game.