NDS ROM complete list.

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by TylerHartman, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. TylerHartman
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    TylerHartman GBAtemp Regular

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    I am SO confused. The wikipedia says there are 1847 DS games, however when I look on the piratebay at ROM sets it says that there are over 6000 DS ROMS.

    Is there a list that has every release ever for the USA region?
     
  2. xtheman

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    The 6000 romset is likely 3 roms for each region (5541), bad dumps, and others like romhacks. that will equal over 6000.
     
  3. iCEQB

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    you have to think about all the regions and different version per region.

    So let's say you have 1847 games per region ... we got 3 major regions (USA, JPN, EUR), that's already 5541 ROMs.
    Now there are special cases in EUR, where one game has a version for different languages, like Pokemon, it exists in german, spanish, french, italian etc.
    Then you also have a few CHN region ROMs and also Demos and Betas. So 6000 ROMs makes sense as a number.
     
  4. wiiu more like pee u

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    Different regions, versions, modded ones, so there definitely won't be just 1 per game
     
  5. FAST6191

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    Wikipedia game lists are seldom complete. That said in addition to regions and bugfix/v1.? versions it might not count certain not quite retail games (if something was released in a magazine sort of thing), unofficial games (I don't know what goes for Diamond Trust of London), unreleased games and more that still play just fine.
     
  6. Hyoretsu

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    In the Wikipedia list, Inazuma Eleven 1, 2 and 3 only released in Japan, but Inazuma Eleven 1 and 2 released in EUR.
     
  7. rebeltaz

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    I don't suppose there is a complete text/spreadsheet list of all ROMs along with their release number?
     
  8. Technicmaster0

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    In addition to that, some ROMs get fixed releases (labeled PROPER).
    http://rom-news.org/nds contains many releases but I don't know if it contains all releases and it doesn't have numbers.
     
  9. rebeltaz

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    I managed to grab a list from emuparadise using this linux bash script I wrote (in case anyone else would like a copy):

    Code:
    #! /bin/bash
    
    y=001
    z=100
    
    for (( x=1; x<=9; x++ ));
    do
       wget "http://s.emuparadise.org/Goodsets/Nintendo DS Roms 0$y - 0$z.txt"
    
       let y=y+100
       let z=y+99
    done
    
    for (( x=1; x<=56; x++ ));
    do
       wget "http://s.emuparadise.org/Goodsets/Nintendo DS Roms $y - $z.txt"
    
       let y=y+100
       let z=y+99
    done
    
    cat *.txt >> dsROMlist.txt
    
     
  10. FAST6191

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    Release numbers are a site by site affair with different sites taking different orders, skipping some, including others and generally diverging before too long.

    Still
    http://www.abgx.net/nds_releases_date.txt

    http://datomatic.no-intro.org/ has dats which can be made into whatever you like.

    http://www.advanscene.com/ also has dats which can do various things.
     
  11. rebeltaz

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    I didn't realize that (that not all rom sets are created equal). Good to know. Guess it's a good thing I ripped the emuparadise list, then :)

    I will still check out those other sites, though. Thanks!