Author Topic: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**  (Read 35049 times)

Kudistos Megistos

  • Banned
  • No life
  • *
  • Posts: 3936
  • Karma: 1
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #25 on: 2010-08-17 14:23:22 »
The game plays perfectly with the iso images. On a maximum install, most of the data it uses is on the hard drive anyway. The CDs are only used for the movies, and even they can be moved to the HDD with a bit of registry editing.

sl1982

  • Administrator
  • No life
  • *
  • Posts: 3607
  • Karma: 32
  • GUI Master :P
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #26 on: 2010-08-17 14:47:13 »
Nope, it should have no effect at all. Just make sure that you install the game from the same lettered drive you plan on mounting the iso's with. Or else you need to change registry settings to get it to work.

Bosola

  • Fire hazard!
  • Global moderator
  • No life
  • *
  • Posts: 1753
  • Karma: 15
    • View Profile
    • My YouTube Channel
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #27 on: 2010-08-17 18:32:06 »
...No. Why would it? An ISO is just an image of the disc + ECC and file partition.

zaphod77

  • Cool newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 71
  • Karma: 0
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #28 on: 2011-04-27 21:34:02 »
I have a request for someone who in fact owns the platinum edition, and windows xp.

Please install the sy70xg, and see if it installs.

IF it installs, let me know if anything specia was needed ot do it.

If it installs, did it work.

If not, please download the microsoft update cab file (google it) update the driver to the one present inside of the cab file (use normal windows extraction methods) and let me know if that fixes it.

i know the one that comes with the non platinum one will NOT install on xp. you can run it in 98 compatibility mode, but it wont' realyl install, and the xgplayer program will NOT run.

Malika

  • Guest
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #29 on: 2011-05-08 12:08:43 »
oh thanks the given information was really helpfull

theosiris2010

  • Fast newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 26
  • Karma: 0
  • I'm an a-hole supposedly.
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #30 on: 2011-08-08 19:52:07 »
This may be off topic, but I'm in a situation of two copies of FF7 lol. The first time, I got the discs (platinum) and it was in decent condition. I downloaded a pirate copy, BUT it's legal if you already own the product you're downloading. Same situation when I got the triangle-boxed version. I have it, and I keep it sealed along with my FFVII black edition for PS1. I downloaded a pirated copy again when I got that one, but here's my question. It IS legal to download roms and iso's of games if you own it... but what if you havent opened it!? :o

sithlord48

  • No life
  • *
  • Posts: 1426
  • Karma: 33
  • Dark Lord of the Savegame
    • View Profile
    • Blackchocobo
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #31 on: 2011-08-08 20:10:44 »
This may be off topic, but I'm in a situation of two copies of FF7 lol. The first time, I got the discs (platinum) and it was in decent condition. I downloaded a pirate copy, BUT it's legal if you already own the product you're downloading.
its not legal, why i can't really tell you. this would classicly be covered by "fair use"

Same situation when I got the triangle-boxed version. I have it, and I keep it sealed along with my FFVII black edition for PS1. I downloaded a pirated copy again when I got that one, but here's my question. It IS legal to download roms and iso's of games if you own it... but what if you havent opened it!? :o
this would be a dual violation of the DCMA, for you have 1. broken the copyright protection and 2.changed the format of the product... this also would have classicly been covered by "fair use"

DarkFang

  • Pirate
  • Freak
  • *
  • Posts: 732
  • Karma: 1
  • Ponies! <3
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #32 on: 2011-08-08 21:07:05 »
Q: Is it legal to download a copy of a game I own?

A: No. Even if you own the original game, you are not entitled to download a copy of it. Copyright law clearly states that the only copy of software you are entitled to is the one you make yourself.

dragicorn

  • Guest
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #33 on: 2011-12-11 18:31:58 »
thanks for the info, guys.  i figured this would be a safe post because the topic remains relevant and it seemed wildly redundant to make a new thread when there was a sticky that so nicely summed up the topic.

That's exactly what I thought when I posted on forums, and yet all I get is a warning and "read the rules" (here, I did get an answer... sorta)? DX

Anyway, back on the subject, I bought a FF7 from amazon, and it was of Like New quality. Turns out the disk was broken sometime in the Shipment and I sent it back for a refund. I never got the refund. I bought another one, but this time, the disk didn't read (It was Very Good Condition), and gave me an "Corrupt disk error". "Cannot Read Data. Insert a valid disk" or something like that. I wrote tec support, and they came to the conclusion that I had to replace my DVD-rom drive. I did, but it gave me the same faulty error. I tried to send back the Disc for a refund, but the disk was lost in shipment.

Are those used discs for real? All that is left is a 149 dollar "new" disk, and I'm afraid to lose money to another dead cd. :S
« Last Edit: 2011-12-11 18:34:26 by dragicorn »

ajthedj747

  • Insane poster
  • *
  • Posts: 312
  • Karma: 1
  • Looking Forward to 2017
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #34 on: 2012-06-20 15:41:55 »
I was curious about the Amazon.com's sellers, so I checked. They are currently out of stock. :-( Link:

http://www.amazon.com/Final-Fantasy-VII-Pc/dp/B00000DMAA/ref=sr_1_2_title_0?s=videogames&ie=UTF8&qid=1340206250&sr=1-2&keywords=final+fantasy+vii

So then I checked eBay.com Link:

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=final+fantasy+vii+pc&_sacat=0

There are 24 copies available in the United States of America. :-)

I prefer Amazon.com over eBay.com

PitBrat

  • No life
  • *
  • Posts: 1388
  • Karma: 11
  • Change to feed the machine.
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #35 on: 2012-06-20 23:40:09 »
WOW! $45.00 + $5.00 S&H without the box!!

Maybe I should list my 2nd copy of FF7.
Then I can buy more toys . . .

kainhighwind2

  • Fast newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 46
  • Karma: 0
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #36 on: 2012-08-15 02:11:16 »
Well, the good news is that you can now finally buy a digital copy for $10 ($12 after promo ends) off the official site, but I have no clue if this works with the mods on here...

omega res novae

  • Freak
  • *
  • Posts: 549
  • Karma: 2
  • previously known as squall8cloud7
    • View Profile
    • omegas mods google docs
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #37 on: 2012-08-15 02:14:33 »
few mods have been confirmed working. we can only wait and see

kainhighwind2

  • Fast newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 46
  • Karma: 0
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #38 on: 2012-08-15 02:43:34 »
Which ones? Where would I find out? I've been out of the loop for years...

omega res novae

  • Freak
  • *
  • Posts: 549
  • Karma: 2
  • previously known as squall8cloud7
    • View Profile
    • omegas mods google docs
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #39 on: 2012-08-15 02:47:29 »

BerrySenpai90

  • Guest
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #40 on: 2012-09-05 08:29:41 »
You could buy the re-released version at SquareEnix store for $9.99 or £7.99.

archerxtreme

  • Crazy poster
  • *
  • Posts: 147
  • Karma: 0
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #41 on: 2012-09-15 16:23:37 »
You could buy the re-released version at SquareEnix store for $9.99 or £7.99.
Where do i buy the rerelease?

is there an official downloadable one? you know, pay and download to pc?

Tenko Kuugen

  • Public Enemy
  • No life
  • *
  • Posts: 1427
  • Karma: 0
    • View Profile
    • Twitter
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #42 on: 2012-09-15 16:30:59 »
Where do i buy the rerelease?

is there an official downloadable one? you know, pay and download to pc?

square website

archerxtreme

  • Crazy poster
  • *
  • Posts: 147
  • Karma: 0
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #43 on: 2012-09-16 07:19:48 »
Found it.  Site was down yesterday for some reason. Was directed to a doc saying there was a possible hacking...

zaphod77

  • Cool newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 71
  • Karma: 0
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #44 on: 2013-02-28 03:04:39 »
Does it still use midi for the music, or have they stuck in a proper softsynth o a routin to use the original PSX music?

If so, i might buy this digital download.

Covarr

  • Covarr-Let
  • Administrator
  • No life
  • *
  • Posts: 3913
  • Karma: 116
  • The Great Redarr.
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #45 on: 2013-02-28 04:37:26 »
They made a new music engine that plays OGGs...

and converted the midis to equally bad sounding OGGs. They screwed up, but at least it can be easily replaced.

zaphod77

  • Cool newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 71
  • Karma: 0
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #46 on: 2013-02-28 19:26:32 »
well, +1 for the new music and graphics engines. so it plays looping ogg fiels now?

-2 for using the #[email protected]$ GM midis as source. 
+3 for ogg_files.zip :)

-1 for @#@% securerom and forced cloud save sync. Fortunaetly stripping the securerom out (not saying how) also removes the forced cloud sync.

Still, it's a good price, and probably the only version that works on modern cards and has proper sync.

it's up to version 1.0.7 now, btw. honestly square should grab the remastered music and use it. i don't think anyone here will mind. :)

Covarr

  • Covarr-Let
  • Administrator
  • No life
  • *
  • Posts: 3913
  • Karma: 116
  • The Great Redarr.
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #47 on: 2013-03-01 04:05:45 »
Or they could convert the official OST or the PSX music to OGG. The ball's in their court.

OmniWarrior

  • Fast newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 5
  • Karma: 0
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #48 on: 2013-03-07 03:18:36 »
Would be nice if someone has a universal promo code for the Square-Enix purchase...

saftle

  • Cool newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 89
  • Karma: 4
    • View Profile
Re: Places where you can buy FF7 **legally**
« Reply #49 on: 2013-07-04 16:21:29 »
Time to add Steam to this list :)