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Old Feb 01, 2002, 04:29 AM
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[B]Jargon Busting [/B]
'AR2'

Action Replay 2 - This product lets you play games with cheat codes and can be used as a boot disc for the NEO2/2.2 modchip. PAL Only.

'GS2'

Game Shark 2 - This product lets you play games with cheat codes and can be used as a boot disc for the NEO2/2.2 modchip. NTSC Only.

'XFM'

Xtreme FM - Another of the above. Also comes with radio.

'DVDX'

DVD Region X - Another of the above. Also allows you to play import DVDs.

'PAL'
PAL is the European TV format.

'NTSC'
NTSC is the US/JAP TV format.


'Boot Methods/Swap Tricks'
They are generally ways of tricking your games console into booting backups etc.

'Modchip'
A modchip is used to modify your games console to make it have more and better features than it was first released.

'NEO/2/2.2'

NEO2 and NEO2.2 are types of modchip produced by NEO Technologies.

'NEO Key'

A modchip, also produced by NEO Technologies used in the PS2 USB port.

'NEO3'

NEO3 was going to be the next NEO2 until NEO4 was discovered. Read next entry below.

'NEO4'

NEO4 is the first Non Swap Modchip for the PS2.

'HEX' A hex is the code that a modchip is made up of. It can be burned to a blank chip.

'Patching/Patches'

Patching is used to enhance features or remove protections from certain titles.

'FTP'

File Transfer Protocol - An easy way to upload and download files.

'IRC'

Internet Relay Chat - Used to chat to others. Can be used to share files

'ISO'

File(s) taken from a CD.

'Image'

As above.

'Coaster'

A CD that has been burnt unsuccessfully.

'CD-R/DVD-R'

A blank CD or DVD.

'Release Groups' A release group, believe it or not, release games, patches etc.

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