nds-bootstrap loader: Run commercial NDS backups from an SD Card

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by shutterbug2000, Dec 24, 2016.

  1. shutterbug2000
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    shutterbug2000 Cubic NINJHAX!

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    It's finally here.

    Thanks to the work of ahezard, Gericom, Apache, Robz8, _catcatcat, and shutterbug2000, we can now load NDS games from the SD card, without any flashcard/SLOT-1 card.

    As promised, a release is here, on Christmas/Christmas Eve.

    Don't expect high compatibility or save support yet, but do expect many, many updates.

    However...:
    Have fun!

    Some games that work well with this version:

    Warioware: Touched
    Mario Kart DS (if you have a physical MKDS card for saving)
    Bomberman
    GoldenEye: Rogue Agent
    Space Invaders DS
    MegaMan ZX
    Yoshi Touch & Go

    :arrow: Link to the future updater, not recommended for now (by Alerdy):
    https://github.com/Alerdy/ReBootstrap

    :arrow: The thread for the recommended loader (by Robz8):
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/twloader-ctr-mode-nds-app.448375/

    :arrow: If you're more of a forwarder person:
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/nds-forwarder-cias-for-your-home-menu.426174/

    :arrow: Link to the releases page:
    https://github.com/ahezard/nds-bootstrap/releases

    Also, thank you to our testers:
    Historian
    JoshuaDoes
    thejsa
    Alerdy
    PokeAcer

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    Last edited by shutterbug2000, Dec 28, 2016


  2. Historian

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    Merry Christmas :^)
     
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    How to use?
     
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    Just as I was beginning to doubt.
     
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  6. elcampeon4000

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    Merry Christmas at all (: super Mario 64 work?

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    Really, thanks you!!! And merry xmas!! :)
     
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    Congrats looking forward to save support in the early new year :P
     
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    Wouldn't you like to know?
    Merry christmas indeed.
     
  11. Procyon

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    How do I use this?
     
  12. metroid maniac

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    With TWLoader, linked in the OP. Or use nds-hb-menu by Ahezard.
     
  13. Jahir

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    3dsx or cia?
     
  14. Procyon

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    Yes, but how do I use it with those two?
     
  15. xtheman

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    You need to use it with twloader or fowarders both need .cia.
     
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    Merry christmas. And thanks you very much :)
     
  17. metroid maniac

    metroid maniac An idiot with an opinion

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    Install either of them and then replace the nds-bootstrap.nds in SD:/_nds with the one from the download in this thread.
     
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    Here comes the noob spam...
     
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    Man, everyone was saying this was still a long ways off and I sucked it up and bought a flash card. Just one month later and here we are :wtf: Fantastic work on this, guys. Looking forward to future updates!

    Oh, and Merry Christmas :D
     
  20. the assaf

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    Can it read the save from a different game card? For example can you play with mkds rom with cartridge of nsmb with a mkds save injected?
     
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