R I P Hillz's original Xbox

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  1. mrhillz

    mrhillz Changed his user title. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well tonight I tried putting in a game, wouldn't read at all, tried another game wouldn't read. It looks like the optical drive is dead. The plus side is that most of the games I own are backwards compatiable, and it's modded so I'm now using it as a media player that I can watch stuff off our network server on. Has anyone else here played the funeral march on their old black boxes of X ?
     
  2. Valkysas

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    Yeah. my Xbox died a few years ago. wasnt that surprising, as it was a result of me throwing it at my then-girlfriend's oncoming car. we didnt regret it until a few months later when we wanted to play Panzer Dragoon Orta.
     
  3. Atomsplitter

    Atomsplitter Needs a new title.

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    The drive on my Halo green Xbox went last summer, suspiciously right after I let a friend borrow it. I wept. Too bad the 360 Halo box looks like poop, the original one looked awesome.
     
  4. Valkysas

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    The drive should be pretty easy to fix.
     
  5. Savanna

    Savanna Want to Touch my Wankel?

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    I got lucky. When My original Xbox died, I had a friend that fixed these issues for a living. Week or so later it was fixed, and he even swapped to the more current disc drives and such at the time.
     
  6. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    At least yours didn't shoot flames out of its ass like mine did :3

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    Godspeed, Hillz xbox!
     
  7. kronos

    kronos PSN = KRONOSX1

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    yeah, replacement drives are cheap and easy to replace really.
     
  8. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    I sold mine when the 360 was released. Not sure where the hell it is now.
     

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