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March 21, 2011 // 8:54 pm - Over the weekend Spanish developer Alegoria from DemonHades (linked above) released Magic PKG v0.2 Beta, a PlayStation 3 homebrew application that allows users to create PS3 PKG files.

Download: Magic PKG v0.2 Beta for PS3 / Magic PKG v0.2 Beta for PS3 (Mirror)

To quote, roughly translated: We inform this new application is being developed by Alegoria to easily create PKGs.

The idea is to convert the physical format games DG HG property to run directly from the HDD without having to undergo any manager games (Multimedia).

I discussed this in beta but from DHorg want to give our support to continue developing and improving this tool that looks great

Also below is CrCreator v1.0.1 by nounsevah which allows users to create your own cracks for games and programs.


To quote: The program can create cracks for games and programs. It is very easy and intuitive to use. It really is a few steps:

1. in the path load executable file (.exe) and select CRACK
2. depending on the type of processor (preferably going on Intel CPU), and file size, this process may take several hours (for me from 30 minutes to 3 hours to i7)
3. STATUS when the information will be successfully completed, click Create. Crsucc.exe newly created file will appear in place (folder) in which it is installed CrCreator
4. crsucc.exe copy the file to the directory with the game / program and run it.

Magic PKG v0.2 Beta Arrives from Alegoria, Create PS3 PKG Files

Magic PKG v0.2 Beta Arrives from Alegoria, Create PS3 PKG Files

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#9 - deank - March 23, 2011 // 12:26 pm
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No, they are not.

This app is basically the same as EBOOT_FIX app, which I provided with multiMAN. The difference is that you don't need to do anything special with my app.

Just convert your backup to a PKG files with eboot_fix (simple drag&drop) and create shadow copy of the game via multiMAN's file manager (pressing [R3] over the game PS3_GAME folder).

#8 - bitsbubba - March 23, 2011 // 12:24 am
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I wonder if these pkg games are updatable..

#7 - towser - March 22, 2011 // 9:42 pm
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Once we can encrypt eboots it's gonna be sweet... until then... DAMN!

#6 - daveribz - March 22, 2011 // 6:01 pm
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Still no support for PSX PKGs.. Sad..

#5 - saviour07 - March 22, 2011 // 6:24 am
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First Page:
Select the game by clicking the little folder in the top left.
Click Siguiente: Next.

Second page:
Donde instalaras el juego: Where to install the game.
Here choose in the radio buttons whether you will be installing the pkg file from an external HDD or the ps3's internal.
Anterior: Previous

Crear Tambien para CFW 3.55 Geohot: Also build for CFW 3.55 GH.
Conservar eboots y param.sfo modificados: Keep eboots and modified param.sfo.
No editar eboot.elf: Do not edit eboot.elf.
Modo depuracion eboot.elf (APARICIONES dev_dvvb): Debug mode eboot.elf (apps dev_dvvb)

Carpeta donde se creara el pkg: Folder to create the pkg.

Si, Es Correcto: That's right.
No es correcto, dejame editar el nombre de la carpeta: No that's not right, let me edit the folder name.

Crear pkg: Create pkg.

Once the PKG has been created a pop will open with instructions on what to do:

Atencion, lee detenidamente las instrucciones de instalacion.
¡¡¡Este pkg ha requerido de edición del eboot.bin!!!
¡¡¡pkg para disco duro interno!!!

Instrucciones de instalacion:
1, instal el pkg.
2, en tu ps3, entra en /dev_hdd0/game, verás que se habrá creado la carpeta HCES00xxx.
¡¡¡No toques esta carpeta!!! ¡¡¡No copies nada en ella!!!
3, En /dev_hdd0/game/ crea tú manualmente la carpeta HCES00xxx_ (Con el guión bajo incluido).
4, Copia el contenido de la carpeta USRDIR de el juego dentro de la carpeta que acabas de crear o sea la carpeta HCES00xxx_.
Solo el contenido de esta, o sea el juego en si.
5, Sal al XMB y ya puedes lanzar el juego...

A disfrutar.

Which says:

Attention, read the installation instructions carefully.
This has required pkg eboot.bin editing!!!
PKG for internal hard drive!!!

Installation Instructions:
1, install the pkg.
2, on your PS3, go into / dev_hdd0/game, you will see that the folder is created HCES00xxx.
Do not touch this folder! Do not copy anything on it!
3, In / dev_hdd0/game / create the folder manually HCES00xxx_ (with the underscore included).
4, Copy the contents of the folder USRDIR of the game in the folder you just created or HCES00xxx_ folder.
Do not copy USRDIR folder!
Only the content of this, or the game itself.
5, Go to XMB and you can launch the game ...


#4 - Tiger007 - March 22, 2011 // 3:35 am
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Will this work for all games?

#3 - IndyColtsFan84 - March 21, 2011 // 9:50 pm
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maybe he will release the source code, wouldn't be hard at all to translate & recompile.

#2 - shummyr - March 21, 2011 // 9:47 pm
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That's just what I was thinking, awesome too, too bad its in Spanish and can't wait for an English version.

#1 - IndyColtsFan84 - March 21, 2011 // 9:40 pm
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too bad it's in Spanish, hopefully there will be a translated version uploaded soon. Thanks Alegoria!