#100 noob asking for questions

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Gunkid, Aug 13, 2007.

  1. Gunkid
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    I've been doing my research and still don't understand some stuffs.

    Do you absolutely need both SD card and flash cart in order to play downloaded roms on your DS?

    Can someone recommend me a SD card and flash cart?

    I have to say, I've been using custom firmwares/homebrews for psp, and in my opinion, using DS is far more complicated...
     
  2. Samutz

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    See that hole in your wall?
    There are a few flash carts with built-in memory, such as the G6.

    I have only barely gotten into PSP hacks and such, but I would say DS is easier than PSP with the newest DS flash cards.

    It's just: drag and drop rom onto card, put card in DS, turn on, select game from menu.
    No complicated setup, flashing, etc required before hand.
     
  3. sasuke_kun12

    sasuke_kun12 GBAtemp Regular

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    I highly (and everyone else) recommend an R4 or an M3 Simply, but I think that right now its hard to get, I know that the company whose forum i mod is having problems supplying R4's (the factory only shipped half of the stock they wanted) and M3's. If you can't get those to then just go for the EZ V. I'm getting one, plus the EXPANSION PACK for SLOT-2 lets you play GBA ROMS.

    as for the SD card the jap made Kingston or if your a little short on the cash then go for sandisk

    WOO! FIRST POST FOR ME!
     
  4. Gunkid
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    wondering how many games will 1GB of micro SD card will fit?
     
  5. Tylon

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    Hard to say, some roms are 32MB some are 128MB...
     
  6. iwakura

    iwakura HHNNNNNNGGGG

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    some are 8 (trimmed)

    The usuals are 32-64, so an average of 50. that means about 20 games. (you need some free space though, can't stuff the card full. then there's the firmware and such)

    the reason why the DS seems more complicated is because there are so many companies offering so much for the DS! with PSP, you have like...2 choices of firmware replacements.
     
  7. Gunkid
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    I decided to get cyclo DS evolution instead of R4...
     
  8. sasuke_kun12

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    ha ha ha (evil laugh) psp owners... and did u hear bout the new PSP? its even harder to hack! I love my DS...
     
  9. Gunkid
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    PSP isn't all that bad... it's just that if you make a slightest error while changing your firmware, your PSP will be screwed forever...
     
  10. Gunkid
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    Have a question about my DS game's save files. Is there anyway to import saved files to flash card from my DS games?
     
  11. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    Yeah, there's a way to dump original save files. If you have a slot-2 device, use REINMOON or EEPINATOR or SavSender or Rudolph's slot-2 dumper tool. If you have a slot-1 device, use SavSender or Rudolph's Wifi dumper tool.
     
  12. iwakura

    iwakura HHNNNNNNGGGG

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    i found it a pretty long process, and completely not worth it.

    then again, my wifi is messed up...so maybe other's will have an easier time.
     
  13. flai

    flai Androgynous Apparently :)

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    Put it this way, 1GB is enough because if you are like me, and you always had a PSP, you could only fit about 2 games on at a time on a 2GB card. 2GB is great aswell because you can fit homebrew and emulators and ROMS on too aswell as a pile of games.