VGA Incompatible Games

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VGA Incompatible Games

Post#1 » Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:53 pm

Here's a list of games that don't support the vga box, but that can (or can't) be tricked in running on a monitor by means of a bootdisk (tested with the DC-X). Mind that this isn't a complete list of vga incompatible games as no one seems to have one (they all claim they have one, but so far all the lists I found on the web where wrong at a certain point), just the ones that I know can (or can't) be tricked from first hand experience.
I'll update this as I find & test more games. Obviously this is a list of legit games, as most copies are patched


  • Aqua GT PAL - Yes
  • Army Men Sarges Heroes PAL - Yes
  • Bust-A-Move 4 - PAL - Yes
  • Conflict Zone PAL - Yes
  • Deadly Skies PAL - No
  • ECW Hardcore Revolution PAL - No
  • Evolution World Of The Sacred Device PAL - Yes (VGA logo on the case, but won't run on a monitor without a bootdisk)
  • Gunbird 2 PAL - No (it runs fine all the way up to the Capcom screen & then dies,I hate that)
  • Hidden & Dangerous PAL - Yes
  • Hydro Thunder PAL - Yes
  • NFL Blitz 2000 PAL - Yes
  • Pen Pen PAL - Yes (it runs, but I still can't play it since my monitor's frequency is out of range)
  • Psychic Force 2012 PAL - No
  • Railroad Tycoon 2 PAL - No (no message, screen just goes black, though it has the vga logo on the case)
  • Resident Evil Code Veronica PAL - No
  • Skies Of Arcadia PAL - No (sound only)
  • Snow Surfers PAL - No
  • Soul Fighter PAL - No (no loss there imo :wink:)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six PAL - Yes
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Re: VGA Incompatible Games

Post#2 » Tue Jan 27, 2009 7:48 pm

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Re: VGA Incompatible Games

Post#3 » Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:08 am

Well yes; that place only says they're vga incompatible, not how to work round the issue. And as I said on the main post, just I tried grabbing lists from the net a few times, but they were always wrong about a few games.
Anyway, I assume its still a good asset for the thread as I'm sure that someone will try that list out.
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Re: VGA Incompatible Games

Post#4 » Wed Jan 28, 2009 1:04 pm

mazonemayu wrote:Well yes; that place only says they're vga incompatible, not how to work round the issue. And as I said on the main post, just I tried grabbing lists from the net a few times, but they were always wrong about a few games.
Anyway, I assume its still a good asset for the thread as I'm sure that someone will try that list out.

That's my own list, I go by the name "Tweeg" on some boards and sites . All of the US, JP, and Un-Released (UR) games I tested out personally. Only the EU/PAL games list relied on input from other people.

Been waiting on actually completeing my collection before trying out booting the few games that don't natively support VGA mode.
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Re: VGA Incompatible Games

Post#5 » Wed Jan 28, 2009 5:39 pm

oh :lol: if you tested em out its something different ;)

edit: added SOA to the list :evil: :evil: :evil:
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Re: VGA Incompatible Games

Post#6 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 6:08 pm

I tested my NTSC/U games that did not have native VGA support. i used Code Breaker as the boot disc. If I succeed in tricking the games I put (yes) if I was unable to trick the game I put (no) I also tested some games with Game Shark and DC Hakker to see if they had better luck if Code Breaker failed.

1) Sydney 2000 (yes) Code Breaker
2) Qbert (yes) Code Breaker
3) Nightmare Creatures 2 (yes) Code Breaker
4) Show Time: NBA on NBC (yes) Code Breaker
5) South Park: chef’s love shack (yes) Code Breaker
6) South Park Rally (yes) Code Breaker
7) Hydro Thunder (yes) Code Breaker
8 ) Iron Aces (yes) Code Breaker
9) Ms. PAC-MAN: Maze Madness (yes) Code Breaker
10) CAESARS PALACE 2000 (yes) Code Breaker
11) Conflict Zone (yes) Code Breaker
12) Evolution: the world of sacred device (yes) Code Breaker
13) The Next Tetris: Online Edition (yes) Code Breaker
14) TNN Hardcore Heat (yes) Code Breaker
15) Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense (yes) Code Breaker
16) Army Men: Sarge’s Heroes (yes) Code Breaker
17) Evil Dead: Hail to the King (yes) Code Breaker
18 ) Roadsters (yes) Code Breaker
19) Trick Style (yes) Code Breaker
20) Rainbow 6 (yes) Code Breaker
21) Mortal Kombat Gold (yes) Code Breaker
22) Hidden & Dangerous (yes) Code Breaker
23) Max Steel (yes) Code Breaker
24) Tee Off (yes) Code Breaker
25) WWF: Attitude (no) Code Breaker, Game Shark, DC Hakker
26) Soul Fighter (no) Code Breaker, Game Shark, DC Hakker
27) MTV Skateboarding (no) Code Breaker, Game Shark, DC Hakker
28 ) King Of Fighters: Evolution (no) Code Breaker, Game shark, DC Hakker
29) The Ring: Terror Realm (no) Code Breaker, Game Shark, DC Hakker

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Re: VGA Incompatible Games

Post#7 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:00 pm

Thanks for the list! I might need to refer to it in the near future!
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Re: VGA Incompatible Games

Post#8 » Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:00 pm

I believe that Bangai-O needs to be added to this list as well.

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Re: VGA Incompatible Games

Post#9 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 4:13 am

Is there any way at all to get PAL Skies Of Arcadia legit copy to boot in VGA mode and work?
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Re: VGA Incompatible Games

Post#10 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:30 am

nope, just buy the US version & use a boot disk. works like a charm
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