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"Best" storage solution for 500+ DVD cases.

I have a large Playstation 2 collection and as a result I'm looking for a way to store / display 500+ DVD cases. [more inside]
posted by radiosilents on Apr 5, 2016 - 14 answers

Techfilter - Making my pc monitor play with my playstation 2.

How can I make my p2toHDMI bit work with my computer monitor? [more inside]
posted by Braeburn on Oct 21, 2015 - 4 answers

PS2 partner game for putzes

Hi. I'd like to shoot things and blow things up with my guy. We have a PS2 that's been gathering dust for years, largely due to the fact that the last time we tried to shoot things and blow things up it was a disaster. [more inside]
posted by lizifer on Dec 11, 2013 - 13 answers

Best way to make old PlayStation 2 region free?

Best option to mod an old PlayStation 2? [more inside]
posted by nickthetourist on Dec 14, 2012 - 7 answers

power off ps2?

Should I be turning off my PS2 when changing discs? [more inside]
posted by epersonae on Mar 27, 2011 - 7 answers

will my ps2 usb rock band guitar and drums work on 360 rock band?

will my ps2 usb rock band guitar and drums work on 360 rock band?
posted by lrodman on Sep 27, 2010 - 5 answers

Looking for humorous artillery in the xbox vs PS wars.

I'm particularly looking for a one liner that did the rounds a month or two back that said something to the effect of "my playstation won't power up while the [xbox] green light is showing", but any clever "My console > your console" will do.
posted by kreestar on Jun 5, 2010 - 3 answers

And therein lies the game

I grow weary of hard games and/or games that require massive investment of time and energy for any payoff. Please recommend easy, casual video games for me. [more inside]
posted by AugieAugustus on Mar 29, 2010 - 26 answers

Stupid Keyboard Question

Got a new computer and it only has USB hookups, no ps2 hookups for a keyboard or mouse. No problem, I already had a USB mouse and it came with a USB keyboard (whatever generic one Dell ships). But I really liked my old keyboard which had a ps2 connector. So, I got a couple of ps2/usb adaptors figuring that would solve my problem. It didn't. The computer didn't recognize the keyboard when it was plugged in. Why? [more inside]
posted by misanthropicsarah on Nov 10, 2009 - 12 answers

Painted into a corner, I fear

Did I just brick this computer? [more inside]
posted by flabdablet on Nov 2, 2009 - 19 answers

PS2 game recommendation needed for a PS2 virgin

I've just purchased a Playstation2 [yes *2*, I'm relapsing into gaming at this age and never owned one] and I'm looking for some recommendations of any genre for mindless, quick, fun that doesn't involve long spells of extended gaming.
posted by n3rt on Jun 7, 2009 - 44 answers

Video game "playing cars" is fun!

My son and I love playing in the cars on Lego Batman: The Video Game (Wii). What other "vehicle toy" games are there? [more inside]
posted by BaxterG4 on Mar 17, 2009 - 13 answers

PS2 Won't Play PS2 Games

Do you have a "slim" PlayStation 2 gaming system? Do all your PS2 games work with the system? What PS2 games are known to be incompatible with the slim PS2 system? [more inside]
posted by Otis on Jan 29, 2009 - 11 answers

console or PS2 controller for someone with carpal tunnel?

My girlfriend -- an avid fan of console games -- was recently diagnosed with carpal tunnel and can't use a PS2 controller for more than a few minute without experiencing debilitating pain in her right arm. Does anyone know of an alternative controller that might free up her right hand? Has anyone used a DDR pad for non-dance related games, for instance? Or, have you tried the access controller? I'm worried it might just start aggravating her other arm, though... How about other consoles that have such an option? Controllers that essentially work the same way as a standard controller, but are smaller/larger/more ergonomic don't seem to help.
posted by cjmchampton on Jan 10, 2009 - 9 answers

Will UK PlayStation2 games work in the US?

Does anyone know if PS2 games from the UK will work on a US console, or do they release region-specific games like they do DVDs? [more inside]
posted by elfgirl on Jul 15, 2008 - 5 answers

Does the PS3 outperform the PS2, playing PS2 games? A lot?

Does the PS3 outperform the PS2, playing PS2 games? A lot? [more inside]
posted by grobstein on Jul 11, 2008 - 16 answers

Primal urges (not like that)

Video games similar to Primal? [more inside]
posted by DoctorFedora on May 17, 2008 - 3 answers

Wii game recommendation?

What is the perfect wii (or maybe ps2) game to play with my lady? [more inside]
posted by aquafiend on Feb 28, 2008 - 38 answers

Use Mac / PC Guitar Hero controller on PS2?

Is there any way to use to guitar controller for the Mac / PC version of Guitar Hero III on a PS2? There seem to be plenty of PS2 -> USB adapters out there - anything that goes the other way?
posted by obiwanwasabi on Feb 22, 2008 - 2 answers

Late to the PS3 game...

I've decided to buy a PS3, and I'm looking for one that will play my old PS2 games. Can the 60gb version with the PS2 compatibility hardware still be found anywhere, or is the 80gb version with the software emulation my best option? And where can I buy either online? [more inside]
posted by raygan on Feb 15, 2008 - 3 answers

Old Console Wireless

What are the best options for wireless original xbox controllers? Ditto for PS2? [more inside]
posted by ChrisR on Jan 27, 2008 - 11 answers

Rock Band (PS2) practice mode

Does the practice mode of the PS2 version of Rock Band offer the options to play through songs at a slower-than-normal speed, and to select difficult sections of songs to practice repeatedly? [more inside]
posted by Prospero on Jan 2, 2008 - 2 answers

Fun 2-player split-screen cooperative games for the PS2?

Fun 2-player (split-screen, not online) cooperative games for the PS2, for me and my fella? [more inside]
posted by chowflap on Nov 27, 2007 - 20 answers

Rock Band Controllers. Oh what a waste of a question.

My copy of Rock Band is arriving soon. Is it possible to make one of my existing PS2 Guitar Hero guitars work with it? [more inside]
posted by yerfatma on Nov 27, 2007 - 14 answers

PS2 plays some DVDs and not others?

Why does my roommate's PS2 play some DVDs and not some others? Is there anything I can do about it? [more inside]
posted by carsonb on Nov 25, 2007 - 6 answers

Stereotypical Girl Gamer

My apologies in advance for furthering the stereotype. I'm a girl, I like video games, but I lean towards puzzles games & sims... & my skills suck. My boyfriend is a video game collector & fairly avid player, as it is, his interest in types of games & his skill level are a fair bit different than my own. We recently got a PS3 & I'd like to expand the library by adding a few new games for myself (I'm looking for older stuff preferably: PS2 or even PS1 games). I like to play, but often have trouble finding games... so here I am turning to the MetaFilter Suggestion Engine. [more inside]
posted by Laura in Canada on Nov 12, 2007 - 41 answers

Having trouble with the game Ico on a PS2.

I purchased Ico a couple of weeks ago and finally got around to really playing it, the problem is that the game freezes (on a black screen) while loading at the same point every time I play it. [more inside]
posted by crios on Sep 9, 2007 - 13 answers

Baseball game for the DS?

Baseball game suggestions for the Gameboy DS, Advance or the PS2? [more inside]
posted by drezdn on Jul 24, 2007 - 9 answers

Dreamcast ad making fun of Sony?

Where can I find the Sega Dreamcast ad that poked fun at the PlayStation 2 supply issues? [more inside]
posted by becoming on Jul 9, 2007 - 1 answer

Help Me Make My Son's Birthday Rock

PS3 Filter: is "Bully" for PS2 compatible with PS3? Can't find via compatibility list, hoping someone here can educate me. Also, which is the best headset to use with PS3 for online play, in terms of low-cost and ease of use? Specifically, for playing "Resistance: Fall of Man" with clan members online.
posted by misha on Jun 25, 2007 - 3 answers

Help me get my game on (and my son's).

What's the best console system for a soon-to-be-five-year-old boy (and his dad)? [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Apr 6, 2007 - 28 answers

annoying PS2 slimline noise

Our PS2 died, so we bought a new Slimline PS2. The noise it makes is driving me insane. Or am I already crazy? [more inside]
posted by peep on Nov 28, 2006 - 8 answers

Am I blue?

My PS2 is not working as a DVD player. Never has. I get audio, but the image alternates from a few seconds of program to a few seconds of brilliant blue screen. Games work perfectly. FWIW, the PS2 is hooked up to a VHS machine (my TV is elderly) which then feeds into the Co-ax on my TV. VHS works perfectly also.
posted by sourwookie on Oct 30, 2006 - 12 answers

How to play FFX on my US PS2?

PAL-to-NTSC-Filter: Help me play FFX:International on an American PS2. Cheaply, if possible. [more inside]
posted by Kemayo on Sep 8, 2006 - 8 answers

Can you recommend a great adventure game?

My wife and I like hanging out and playing console adventure games together for fun, but we've run out of things to play. [more inside]
posted by BorgLove on Sep 4, 2006 - 55 answers

Help me play Taiko without driving the neighbours to murder!

Owners of the US version of Taiko Drum Master for the PS2 - how loud is the drum? More plastic-drum-related questions lurk within! [more inside]
posted by terpsichoria on May 28, 2006 - 5 answers

Movies on the PS2

What exactly do I need to do to play AVIs and the like on my Playstation 2? I have a CD-RW drive and don't want to spend any money.
posted by squidlarkin on May 13, 2006 - 9 answers

Advice on PS2 controllers?

I need a PS2 controller that won't cripple my hands. [more inside]
posted by luneray on Apr 21, 2006 - 7 answers

Kingdom Hearts - what???

Can someone explain Kingdom Hearts to me? [more inside]
posted by turtle42 on Apr 7, 2006 - 9 answers

Good multi-player games for PS2

Multi-player games for the Playstation2 for smaller children. [more inside]
posted by patrickje on Apr 6, 2006 - 19 answers

I wanna talk smack.

I can hear everyone talking when I'm playing online, I just can't talk back with my PS2 headset. What could be the problem? [more inside]
posted by recurve on Mar 24, 2006 - 12 answers

Remove Cigarette Smoke From PS2 Controller?

How do you remove the smell of Cigarette Smoke from a Game Controller? I bought a new unopened controller on ebay, but it stinks! Google says to soak it in Vinegar, but it's an electronic? [more inside]
posted by ejhdigdug on Mar 9, 2006 - 13 answers

PS2 fan noise, make it stop.

Is there any way to reduce the noise from my PS2's fan without risking it overheating? [more inside]
posted by krisjohn on Feb 21, 2006 - 3 answers

Is this gibberish?

Is this song [direct MP3 link] gibberish? It's the opening track from the PS2 game "La Pucelle: Tactics". [more inside]
posted by pocams on Feb 10, 2006 - 5 answers

Modding a PS2

Modding a PS2. [more inside]
posted by graventy on Feb 1, 2006 - 5 answers

Can I fix my own Metal Dance Pad?

Can I fix my own Metal Dance Pad? [more inside]
posted by Sallysings on Jan 20, 2006 - 2 answers

Help me get past flight school in GTA:SA for PS2.

Is there a way to cheat past a specific mission in GTA:SA? Lacking that, would someone be willing to take a copy of my GTA:SA game save and complete the Flight School mission for me? [more inside]
posted by chazlarson on Dec 28, 2005 - 22 answers

A couple of issues with my PS2

Problems with a PS2 and stuttering video playback in games... [more inside]
posted by tomble on Dec 19, 2005 - 5 answers

What's this weird PS2-related code?

//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ?rev2line? // Extracts an nPort npo file to mc0:/ ?rev2line? // ?rev2line? int npoExtract(char *filename) What the hell is this? Thanks!
posted by PenguinBukkake on Dec 14, 2005 - 4 answers

Looking for PS2 games...

Trying to think of the name of a PS2 game, and looking for another in Australia... [more inside]
posted by tomble on Dec 10, 2005 - 8 answers

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