Visit the Ironworks Gaming Website Email the Webmaster Graphics Library Rules and Regulations Help Support Ironworks Forum with a Donation to Keep us Online - We rely totally on Donations from members Donation goal Meter

Ironworks Gaming Radio

Ironworks Gaming Forum

Go Back   Ironworks Gaming Forum > Ironworks Gaming Forums > Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal > Baldurs Gate II Archives

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-08-2001, 05:48 AM   #1
Bokken
Baaz Draconian
 

Join Date: August 28, 2001
Location: Australia
Age: 40
Posts: 708
A short while ago someone posted something about a no cd patch that can be instaled if you have a full instal, so you don't have to do all the discs-wapping all the time. I was wondering if anyone had a link to that patch and whether it works on TOB as well.
Bokken is offline  
Old 11-08-2001, 04:33 PM   #2
Chris77Se
Zhentarim Guard
 

Join Date: October 10, 2001
Location: Braunschweig, Germany
Posts: 335
Hm, I don´t understand, what disc wapping you mean. If you did a full install, you just need disc 2, with ToB installed, BG2 only wants the ToB-disc. Or do you play other games beside BG ??
Chris77Se is offline  
Old 11-08-2001, 04:53 PM   #3
Ronn_Bman
Zartan
 

Join Date: March 11, 2001
Location: North Carolina USA
Age: 51
Posts: 5,177
You have to have a fully patched installation of the game.

The no CD patch can be found at www.gamecopyworld.com just make sure you get the right patch for your installed version.

People get upset about this sometimes because it could be used to "steal" the game. I only recommend it if you actually own the game, otherwise it is stealing.

I find it useful because I have several games loaded that I play with and it is a pain swapping discs.
__________________
[img]\"http://home.carolina.rr.com/orthanc/pics/Spinning%20Hammer%20Sig%20Pic.gif\" alt=\" - \" />
Ronn_Bman is offline  
Old 11-09-2001, 01:07 AM   #4
Bokken
Baaz Draconian
 

Join Date: August 28, 2001
Location: Australia
Age: 40
Posts: 708
Thanks Ron_Bman. I guess you can see where I'm coming from. I've started BG1 TOTSC again and between that and BG2, the disc-swapping process (even to verify that you have the disc) can be a pain in the butt. I like to kick back and enjoy it without any interruptions seeing as that is possible with the patch.
Sure anyone could just instal it with someone else copy and use this patch for it but I think that it would be just easier to burn a copy seeing as most people today do own a burner.

Anyway I'm getting off track now though so all I'll say is thanks heaps for that link! It is really appreciated [img]smile.gif[/img]
Bokken is offline  
Old 11-09-2001, 04:35 AM   #5
Hayashi
Silver Dragon
 

Join Date: March 25, 2001
Location: The Lion City
Age: 56
Posts: 1,699
Fyi if you have the full install you need only insert either the #2 disc or the ToB disc depending on which part you are playing. The game will read the disc *once* when you start. You can then remove the CD and the game will not ask for it for the remainder of the session.
Thought you might like to know.
__________________
I visit IW occasionally...
Hayashi is offline  
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Disc 2 ElfBane Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 9 06-03-2005 06:37 PM
disc help? Jaradu Baldurs Gate & Tales of the Sword Coast 2 08-24-2003 10:42 AM
Disc 2 Greg Baldurs Gate & Tales of the Sword Coast 4 10-14-2002 05:58 PM
Disc Problem Intimadater Baldurs Gate & Tales of the Sword Coast 1 06-14-2002 02:17 PM
Umm... Disc problems??? Holy Knight Delita Icewind Dale | Heart of Winter | Icewind Dale II Forum 7 12-05-2001 11:47 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
©2017 Ironworks Gaming TM & The Great Escape Studios - All Rights Reserved