Rules for Xbox 360 game releases Version 1.340 (Unofficial)
These rules will be effective from 2007-XX-XX

Due to lack of common sense in alot of groups today.

1) Ripping:
Reccomended hardware for ripping games:
- Samsung TS-H943 with Xtreme firmware (not iXtreme); or
- Samsung SH-D162C / TS-H352C / SH-D163A / TS-H353A with Kreon firmware
Recommended software for ripping games:
- Latest version of Xbox Backup Creator (v2.6 at time of writing); or
- Latest version of Schtrom360Xtract (v3.3 at time of writing)
- A Brain (Do not attempt to rip a game if you haven't got a clue what you're doing)

2) Image file must:
- contain correct Video Partition
- contain correct Video Data
- contain correct Security Sectors
- contain correct PFI / DMI (Stealth)
- be iXtreme compatable according to latest version of XDVDMulleter (Beta v10.2 at time of writing)

3) Packing:
- Compression MUST be used (Best to Normal only)
- Recovery records MUST be used.
- rar files MUST be 100MB in size.
- .dvd file packed with the main rar
- Release MUST include sfv & nfo file.

4) NFO must include:
-Group Name
-Game Title
-Region coding
-Gamespot/IGN, or similar link.
-Number of archive files.

5) Directory naming:
- Directories must be in the format:


Acceptable characters are as follows:
0123456789 . -_
- LANGUAGE is only required if not English, and must be full language name, not
abbreviated. If multilingual use MULTIX
- MULTIX is REQUIRED if there is more than one language option (X being the amount
 of languages included).
- Region coding is REQUIRED
- If region free state the region of origin
- If Europe then use PAL
- If USA then use NTSC (i.e. If region free use USA. If not region free use NTSC)
- If Asia then use JPN/KOR/ASIA (JAP ok but JPN preferred)
- If releasing Xbox1 game for Xtreme firmware then use Game_Name-LANG-REGION-XBOXDVDX_for_XBOX360-GRP
  (Replace X with 5 or 9)
NB: Since introduction of iXtreme FW, Xbox1 backups no longer work if burned to
 DVD5, therefore the wording of this rule needs to be reconsidered

6) Propers:
- Propers based on stealth patches/security sectors not being included are NOT allowed,
release the patch separately! (See rule 7)
- Propers based on previous releases having bad dir names are NOT allowed
- If you must release the full game again, keep it INTERNAL.

7) Fixes/Patches
- NFO must contain:
- Full release name of release the fix is intended for use with
- Detailed description of what is being fixed in the nfo, with full instructions
on how to apply fix (supplying tools, or links to tools if necessary)
- Original release should be unnuked with reason get.GRP.fix
- Dirname format:


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