And I quote, second paragraph of that page:
Original Xbox game support requires a hard disk drive (HDD) accessory on your Xbox 360 console.
You supplied the link, hopefully you read it.
I have read on the microsoft website that you can burn a disk so you can play old xbox games. Will this work even without the hard drive or is it absolutely necessary to get the hard drive?
FYI: The link I read this on is here: