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    Backup manager for GC (DIOS MIOS) ?

    Looking for a backup manager than can give names/covers to my /games directory containing GC games for DIOS MIOS.

    This folder is full of 'coded' folders which are difficult to tell apart. Knowing which games are installed while browsing the folder in windows is hard. Any recommendation/idea?

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    Sadly no such program exists...at least not yet, but you can drop a image of the games box art in with the ISO and windows should display it on the folder.

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    That's a great tip for future rips, but what about the old ones? There is no way to tell them apart

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    If they're named with the games ID codes you can always go to google, type the game ID # and GameTDB and you'll probably find the game. Like if you go to Google.com and type GZLE01 GameTDB your first result is the gameTDB page for The Legend of Zelda The Wind Waker NTSC-U

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    Thanks a lot. I thought the letters were random, I guess I was terribly wrong! And stupid

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    Nope, there's actually a reason behind the numbers...I forgot what lol, but I do know they're not random and useless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SNES_Master View Post
    Nope, there's actually a reason behind the numbers...I forgot what lol, but I do know they're not random and useless.
    I researched this a while back. The short version is:

    first three bytes - uniquely identifies the game
    fourth byte - identifies the region
    fifth and sixth byte - identifies the publisher

    So in the example of Wind Waker GZLE01

    GZL is Wind Waker
    E is NTSC-U region
    01 is Nintendo

    I found a site last year showing every publisher code (there are a lot) and the various region codes, but I don't know it off the top of my head. Google searches should reveal it again.

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