Zelda lockups

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Robert Burkes, Mar 29, 2003.

  1. Robert Burkes

    Robert Burkes Second Unit

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    I'm a little incensed. I just beat the Forbidden Forest dungeon, and as soon as I defeated the boss plant thing, the game locked up. Is anyone else having problems like this? Thanks.

    Rob
     
  2. MikeAlletto

    MikeAlletto Cinematographer

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    I've played it since wednesday with 3 days of long gaming sessions and haven't had it lock up once. Is your cube sitting on carpet or someplace that it might just be overheating?
     
  3. Nathan A

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    mine has locked up when left on the carpet, so beware. but not with zelda.
     
  4. Robert Burkes

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    Nope. Mine is on a shelf on my TV stand. I don't know what the deal is, but I was pissed. I haven't been able to convince myself to go back and beat that dungeon again. Thanks for the responses.

    Rob
     
  5. Mark Evans

    Mark Evans Supporting Actor

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    Hmm, yeah, that sounds odd. If it only happens with Zelda it could be a rogue disc or something, though that's the only thing I can think of. My GC is sitting on my DVD player and I've had some four hour plus long sessions and it hasn't frozen once.
     
  6. JamesH

    JamesH Supporting Actor

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    Mine froze in the bird village as I was exiting a room. GC is on a wire shelf and has plenty of ventilation. Luckily I had saved about 30 seconds before(after not saving for 2 hours), so I didn't lose anything.

    I've noticed that my Xbox makes a certain noise right before a DDE(the disc suddenly stops, then the drive spins up really fast), and when I heard the cube make a similar noise, my heart almost stopped and I saved immediately.
     
  7. Corey Hancock

    Corey Hancock Stunt Coordinator

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    I was having a problem with the Cube locking up on Metroid Prime, about 5 seconds before it locks up I heard a clicking sound, then it locks. So, to stop the game from locking, as soon as I heard that sound, I'd open the disc cover. The GameCube will tell you to close the lid and the game will pick right back up where it was. Just my 2 cents.

    Corey
     
  8. Jeremy Illingworth

    Jeremy Illingworth Supporting Actor

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    I've had that same clicking sound on Jedi Outcast just before it locked up as well. I did know that opening the lid might fix it.

    jeremy
     
  9. elMalloc

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    I have 2 cubes (1 is launch) and this hasn't happened to me yet (knock on wood).

    -ELmO[​IMG]
     
  10. Rob_Pierce

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    I had Prime lock up on me a few times when Samus was in the morph ball, but this hasn't happened since December. No problems yet with Zelda, but opening the lid is a good trick to know.
     

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