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I've tried a couple times in the past to make an audio CD image to use with Vib Ribbon, but hadn't succeeded in finding a reasonably simple way to turn some MP3 files into a CD image (without having to resort to things like burning a physical CDR, then make an image from that).

The release of Vib Ribbon on PSN today inspired me to try again, and I've found a pretty quick, easy way to do it. I thought I'd share that here.

You'll need PowerISO (http://www.poweriso.com/). It's a paid app, but they do have a trial version that limits you to 300MB CDs (which will just limit how many songs you can put on your CD image).
  1. Start PowerISO.
  2. From the dropdown arrow by "New", select "Audio CD".
  3. Drag some MP3 files onto the app.
  4. Click "Save", and choose a filename and where to save (the same folder as your Vib Ribbon ISO is a good choice). It'll save a .bin and a .cue file.
  5. You can now close PowerISO.
  6. Run ePSXe, and run your Vib Ribbon ISO as usual.
  7. In the game, choose to play with your own CD. It'll prompt you to insert your music CD.
  8. Escape to the ePSXe menu, and select File->Change Disc->ISO.
  9. Select the .bin or .cue file (either will work) you saved in step 4.
  10. Have fun! ;)
It was step 4 that used to trip me up. I kept looking for some way to write to an image file (instead of a CDR). I didn't realize I could just save in PowerISO, and it would save in bin/cue format.
What ROM do you use? I'm DYING to play that game now, and I need to find out what ROM to use that works properly.
 

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hey i just tried this tutorial using magiciso and openemu. everything works great! the only issue that's come up for me is that when i upload songs to magiciso, all of the songs are slower than they should be (pitch is lower too). not exactly sure what's causing it, but for right now i don't have an issue with it. can't wait to play megalovania lol

EDIT: i couldn't fix it but i did download ultraiso and there were no issues.
 

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The game works fine but when i try to play a custom cd it says "insert a music-disc" and i do the same thing told in the tutorial i press escape go to change disc and then iso choose my .CUE file then it loads for a bit and then vibri talks again and it says "insert a music.disc"
 

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I had the same problem use make a new Mixed audio instead of Audio CD. Now it works great but I'm so bad at Vib-Ribbon I cant get past my own songs XD
 

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I've tried doing the audio CD option and got the same error "Audio CD" on ePSXe as others. I also attempted to make a mixed mode cd, but then I get a "No Tracks Added" error on powerISO when I ty to save it. Any solutions?
 

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NVM I found the solution. There's no reason to try Mixed Mode CDs audio CDs work fine. This game just isn't fully supported by ePSXe. If you use regular PSX it works fine. I changed the emulator I use. Another thing I noticed is that sometimes Vib-Ribbon doesn't read the first track. If that's happening just add a dummy track to the beginning that you're not concerned with playing. (Nah Duh) Anyways sorry for bothering this somewhat dead thread.
 

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I've tried a couple times in the past to make an audio CD image to use with Vib Ribbon, but hadn't succeeded in finding a reasonably simple way to turn some MP3 files into a CD image (without having to resort to things like burning a physical CDR, then make an image from that).

The release of Vib Ribbon on PSN today inspired me to try again, and I've found a pretty quick, easy way to do it. I thought I'd share that here.

You'll need PowerISO (PowerISO - Create, Burn, Mount, Edit, Compress, Encrypt, Split, Extract ISO file, ISO/BIN converter, Virtual Drive). It's a paid app, but they do have a trial version that limits you to 300MB CDs (which will just limit how many songs you can put on your CD image).
  1. Start PowerISO.
  2. From the dropdown arrow by "New", select "Audio CD".
  3. Drag some MP3 files onto the app.
  4. Click "Save", and choose a filename and where to save (the same folder as your Vib Ribbon ISO is a good choice). It'll save a .bin and a .cue file.
  5. You can now close PowerISO.
  6. Run ePSXe, and run your Vib Ribbon ISO as usual.
  7. In the game, choose to play with your own CD. It'll prompt you to insert your music CD.
  8. Escape to the ePSXe menu, and select File->Change Disc->ISO.
  9. Select the .bin or .cue file (either will work) you saved in step 4.
  10. Have fun! ;)
It was step 4 that used to trip me up. I kept looking for some way to write to an image file (instead of a CDR). I didn't realize I could just save in PowerISO, and it would save in bin/cue format.
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what do i do????
 

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I've tried a couple times in the past to make an audio CD image to use with Vib Ribbon, but hadn't succeeded in finding a reasonably simple way to turn some MP3 files into a CD image (without having to resort to things like burning a physical CDR, then make an image from that).

The release of Vib Ribbon on PSN today inspired me to try again, and I've found a pretty quick, easy way to do it. I thought I'd share that here.

You'll need PowerISO (PowerISO - Create, Burn, Mount, Edit, Compress, Encrypt, Split, Extract ISO file, ISO/BIN converter, Virtual Drive). It's a paid app, but they do have a trial version that limits you to 300MB CDs (which will just limit how many songs you can put on your CD image).
  1. Start PowerISO.
  2. From the dropdown arrow by "New", select "Audio CD".
  3. Drag some MP3 files onto the app.
  4. Click "Save", and choose a filename and where to save (the same folder as your Vib Ribbon ISO is a good choice). It'll save a .bin and a .cue file.
  5. You can now close PowerISO.
  6. Run ePSXe, and run your Vib Ribbon ISO as usual.
  7. In the game, choose to play with your own CD. It'll prompt you to insert your music CD.
  8. Escape to the ePSXe menu, and select File->Change Disc->ISO.
  9. Select the .bin or .cue file (either will work) you saved in step 4.
  10. Have fun! ;)
It was step 4 that used to trip me up. I kept looking for some way to write to an image file (instead of a CDR). I didn't realize I could just save in PowerISO, and it would save in bin/cue format.
How do you do it in DuckStation? I use Linux, but the game works fine, i also use CDEmu, but all I want to know is how to do it on DuckStation!
 

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Hey! I found a solution on reddit a while back so thought I'd put it here for anyone else that is still interested in playing their own custom tracks on VibRibbon using ePSXe!

Open the custom .cue file you made with notepad and change the line that says "TRACK 01 AUDIO" to "TRACK 01 MODE2/2352" (without the quotes of course)

After that save the .cue and open VibRibbon. When you're on the main menu, change the disk to the .cue file you made and it should work properly! Hope it helps <3
 

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Hey! I found a solution on reddit a while back so thought I'd put it here for anyone else that is still interested in playing their own custom tracks on VibRibbon using ePSXe!

Open the custom .cue file you made with notepad and change the line that says "TRACK 01 AUDIO" to "TRACK 01 MODE2/2352" (without the quotes of course)

After that save the .cue and open VibRibbon. When you're on the main menu, change the disk to the .cue file you made and it should work properly! Hope it helps <3
I MADE AN ACCOUNT JUST TO THANK YOU <433 YOU ARE A LIFE SAVER ONG I have been messing with the cue and bin files for so long trying to get vibri to read them tysm
 

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Came to add the the thread with a (probably new) problem. I'm able to load up the .cue files in game, but when they load, no audio plays, and all I see is Vibri jumping, dodging, etc. with said sound effects and visuals accompanying it. None of the mp3 file I put into powerISO were corrupt at all, so I'm a little stuck.
 

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Came to add the the thread with a (probably new) problem. I'm able to load up the .cue files in game, but when they load, no audio plays, and all I see is Vibri jumping, dodging, etc. with said sound effects and visuals accompanying it. None of the mp3 file I put into powerISO were corrupt at all, so I'm a little stuck.
Try using MagicISO instead of powerISO and see what that does! o:
 
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