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March 23, 2013 // 6:01 pm - Following up on his previous release, this weekend PlayStation 3 developer IngPereira has made available PS2Classic Final with source code for playing PS2 Classic games on the PS3 entertainment system.

Download: ps2classic_final.rar / ps2classic-latest-src.rar / expert_103.rar (3.1 Expert with PS2 CDVD plugin) / PS2 Classics GUI (Latest Version) / GIT / ps2ctool_v1.zip by CrUmp / ps2classic-bccb879.zip by u$er / PS2 Classics Template PSDs by DEREKTROTTER

Now it doesn't need root key to vmc stuff and now vmc decryption and encryption is working great, added ISO9660 checks and LIMG check and creation. Thanks to flatz, aldo and many others.

Usage:

iso:

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vmc:

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To quote, roughly translated: Good friends here I leave the last revision PS2Classic with the new changes and additions by me with the help of Flatz and aldo.

PS2Classic Final Changelog:

  • ISO9660 Check
  • LIMG Support (Check / Creation)
  • VMC Decryption / Encryption fixed with the help of flatz by making new py script to rehash stuff so i can port it and now without. the need to use a root key to encrypt or decrypt your vmc's, thanks to aldo too by helping me in the process.
  • Now you see the progress being maded by decryption or encryption, so is more easy to wait.

Deciphering virtual memory card

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Encrypting virtual memory card

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It will rehash every change in the blocks and now it should work. About encrypting and decrypting ISO.BIN.ENC or CONFIG nothing changes about user commands because all the change was internal, so is the same.

If you don't want to use this cmd version is better to wait to the new version of Aldo Gui tool because it will have this added and some better gui improvements. Thanks to flatz, aldo and many others helping in the process.

Here also included something for those who want to modify or ripearlas isos more easily and are functional in the PS3. The process is very easy and simple using Expert 1.3 since the 2.0 version tends to have flaws with these images ISO9660 corrupting and ends.

Ripping or modification of any PS2 game

1. Crack the ps2classic ISO.BIN.ENC with great command line or GUI aldo.
2. Expert Runs 1.03 and continues to work the following order:

  • Extract LBA
  • Extract files (It will extract every file from the game in a folder with the iso name)

Now you can make your changes to the game(But obviusly you cannot just delete stuff because the LBA has an order you need to make some dummy file and rename it to the file you want to delete for example), you can mod everything too if the game have some modding tools for sure like gta sa, vc, etc.

  • Rebuild files (Now it will make a ISO with the game folder extracted previusly modified)
  • Rebuild LBA

3. Just encrypt that Game ISO modified with new tools like this new ps2classic command line tool or with new Aldo gui Ps2classic tool with new changes (Because this tools will now remake the LIMG section too). Now use the new ISO.BIN.ENC on the PS3 and check your changes.

Greetings

From CrUmp comes a PS2 ISO Renaming Tool called PS3CTool v1 (linked above) for PS2Classic v 1.0 with details below, as follows:

I only test with my mac. if you install python 2.7 on windows this should work too. i don't know if it's ok to put key file in this, so I didn't include it. put your ps2.key file in the same location, and include this folder in your $PATH like:

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PS2 ISO Renaming Tool for PS2classic v 1.0 - PS3Classic: To encrypt PS2 ISO to PS2Classic image.

The best way to play your PS2 games on your PS3 console is to convert them into PS2 Classic Games. With Multiman and PS2Classic container, you can have unlimited PS2ISOs loaded into your PS3. With [gameID] Game Title naming convention, Multiman will download the game cover if avaliable.

This tool finds gameID from within PS2ISO, and compare with online database to rename the ISO file names

This script works with ps2classic command line tool to make it more convenience to convert mass ISOs.

usage:

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example:

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options:

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netrename:

To rename ISO file with sonyindex.com database entry, in '[DISCID] FILENAME' format

ALL: in a folder to process every ISO under that folder, including subfolders. It will move ISO files to current folder, and re-name iso filenames against the database entries.

Finally, from u$er comes some proper PS2Classic Tool binaries (linked above) who states the following:

Hey there, i've compiled a set of PS2Classic binaries for you based on the latest changes. if you don't like using cmd-line apps, you can replace the one in PS2Classic GUI with this one.

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#86 - Zackandjon - November 27, 2011 // 4:11 am
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I would like to hear directly from dean as well not just speculation... I have followed his MM program for a long time and loved the updates, then the updates just stopped coming, does that mean without the dongle their will be no more updates?

Sad, but understandable in the POV of Dean, I don't know his job, place of residence, if he has a family to provide for, or his living standards so yeah if you understand that he is a human being there is no reason to be angry with him, unless he publicly says screw everyone that supported him or others accrediting to his program.

In short I really don't want to buy a freakin dongle I spend enough money, MILKING COWS DOESN'T PAY FOR EVERYTHING.

#85 - 1Panic - November 27, 2011 // 3:42 am
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There is no PSP support on the new update (4.2) It basically took away support from what I tested. I used the new Multiman (Cobra Edition) and I plugged in my PSP like it said I could... but nothing happens. Leading me to believe it has no support anymore.

It lied about allowing you to boot games from the PSP. Unless someone can confirm and tell me how the hell you do it. Because I just spent like 12 minutes trying to get it to work. And when I tested a PSP game off a usb.. it errored telling me to "install" the PSP launcher... again? I already have it installed but I get that error every time.

#84 - niwakun - November 27, 2011 // 3:28 am
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can't blame deank for that since there's even no or barely donors on his manager right now. Afaik, there are only 5 for every 100k downloaders/users of his manager.

anyway, if this is the only way to keep multiman alive, i don't even bother if it is ported to a commercial product.

#83 - PS4 News - November 27, 2011 // 3:07 am
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I know a month or so back Tortuga-Cove announced a Cobra dongle giveaway (tortuga-cove.com/general/1043-tortuga-cove-cobra-usb-dongle-promotional-give-away) so it appears they are on good terms with the Cobra Team, meaning I don't think Cobra would do anything to upset the developers there.

That said, I too think until deank actually comments on the multiMAN Cobra version the jury is out on it. If Cobra did it on their own using the multiMAN source code and deank doesn't mind (assuming the multiMAN license allows for commercial use, etc) then all could go on as normal.

Perhaps condorstrike can give us some inside scoop if he's around.

#82 - HeyManHRU - November 27, 2011 // 2:59 am
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Quote Originally Posted by spunkybunny View Post
By looking at the update list does it mean you can play PS2 games on the PS3 slim?

I'm thinking of getting either the True Blue or the Cobra dongles. If the Cobra can play PSP and PS2 games on a slim then I'll get that one.

I'd get the Cobra USB if it implements the TB dongle in it.

From the boss's post:

[eussNL] so if it supports the replaced sub_28fe30 and new section 0x80000000007f0000 that Cobra uses, it means Trueblue support is around the corner...
[flash67] exactly

#81 - alwayshungry - November 27, 2011 // 2:57 am
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Guys i posted before thinking earlier. Sorry dean. We don't know the whole story lets hear from dean before the hate starts.

#80 - spunkybunny - November 27, 2011 // 2:55 am
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By looking at the update list does it mean you can play PS2 games on the PS3 slim?

I'm thinking of getting either the True Blue or the Cobra dongles. If the Cobra can play PSP and PS2 games on a slim then I'll get that one.

#79 - pr0p0sitionJOE - November 27, 2011 // 2:46 am
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I also cannot believe that deank left (free) ps3 scene. His multiman was - still is a masterpiece. Shame he didn't include ps2 support like cobra has, or continue working on TB payload in multiman. Other than that, I too wish him all the best. He really gave us a lot, but didn't ask for anything. Maybe will deank remember us - multiman users from time to time.

#78 - alwayshungry - November 27, 2011 // 2:45 am
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Those fooked dongle. Another great dev gone to the dark side. Again freaking dongles! Now i'm officially pissed off. Nice job deanr.

#77 - mod632 - November 27, 2011 // 2:23 am
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well he knows what is best for him, but with TB and Cobra *you need to pay to play what should be free anyway* i would not be suprised with his decision.