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petieken
03-06-2009, 11:18 AM
Hi everyone
I got a copy of Garou MOTW a few days ago. Yesterday I did a CRC check with unibios 2.3 and all roms show "NG". I played the game for a few hours and I didn't notice any glitches or strange things except that "CREDIT 00" sometimes has a background image when there are black borders above and under the intro movie.

I took some images of the cartridge and pcb's

Here are the links to the images:
cartridge (http://picasaweb.google.be/lh/photo/JQXW5YEvHoY117U6jksY6g?authkey=Gv1sRgCNm75s39laOph gE&feat=directlink)
bottom pcb (http://picasaweb.google.be/lh/photo/eyfa-QNoxZMwtNnjZTnjeQ?authkey=Gv1sRgCNm75s39laOphgE&feat=directlink)
top pcb (http://picasaweb.google.be/lh/photo/erMPq1VZ2h5rrlMS4dnSeg?authkey=Gv1sRgCNm75s39laOph gE&feat=directlink)

So what do you guys think? Is this a legit cart or a boot?


--EDIT--
I just ran Garou: MOTW with WinKawaks and it has the same "glitch" in the "CREDITS" part of the screen. So I guess I don't have to worry about that.

chewurface
03-06-2009, 11:20 AM
Sure looks legit to me.

[edit]
Some of the ROM banks in my SSVS MVS cart come up NG when I run CRC check (UniBIOS 2.3) and I know for sure the cart is 100% legit. The UniBIOS is in my AES, though, and I was running the cart through the SC2...so I just assumed that's why some were coming up NG.

petieken
03-06-2009, 11:29 AM
Thanks for the info chewurface.

I forgot to mention, I'm using a 4 slot MVS with unibios 2.3 installed (was originally European bios if that matters).

Has anyone experienced a bad CRC check with their legit copy of motw?

xiao_haozi
03-06-2009, 11:31 AM
I get this with SSV (not special although it is special to me ;) ) with 3.0 bios - game plays perfect!

chewurface
03-06-2009, 02:33 PM
--EDIT--
I just ran Garou: MOTW with WinKawaks and it has the same "glitch" in the "CREDITS" part of the screen. So I guess I don't have to worry about that.

I always turn off the credit indicators, so I never noticed this.

petieken
03-06-2009, 04:05 PM
I always turn off the credit indicators, so I never noticed this.

I hadn't thought about that, good solution! :)

mmsadda
03-08-2009, 10:58 AM
Cart looks perfectly fine to me! Looks like you already had your answer, though.

petieken
03-10-2009, 06:01 PM
Thanks everybody for your help, I feel more comfortable now that I know it's not a bootleg. I'm not a serious collector but I don't want bootlegs in my collection just by principle :)