ACEKARD 2i - INITIAL TUTORIAL

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  1. pack21
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    Ello ppl , i´m noob, and i need simple help.

    I have a acekard 2i + MicrocardSD

    I just want to know, the steps i must to do, TO HAVE THE BEST PERFOMANCE, What fw, programs, ...., etc.

    Give me, just a simple topic toturial, inicial until to rolling roms, like;

    1º- install...
    2º- install...
    3º. Do....
    4º-copy rom to....
    5º Execute.....
    .....etc

    Please help, a old man, in his first ND

    Just the topics, please

    Thanks, by advance
     


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    1. Format the MicroSD with the Panasonic formatter (http://gbatemp.net/index.php?download=4003).
    2. Download the latest version of AKAIO (http://gbatemp.net/index.php?download=5069) after downloading, extract and put the _aio folder and akmenu4.nds in the root of your MicroSD card.
    3. Download the latest loader (http://akaio.gbatemp.net/loaders/020509/ak2loader.zip). Extract and put the file ak2loader.nds in _aio/loaders
    4. Insert the MicroSD card in you Acekard.
    5. Insert the Acekard in your DS.
    6. Done. Enjoy.
     
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  4. zero383

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    One thing to note is that you can create a games folder for your roms anywhere on your card EXCEPT inside the __aio folder (because it is hidden from view on your DS therefore cannot access the files). It is generally recommended that you create a folder called "DS" or "DSRoms" or something like that on the root of the SD card and put all your NDS files in there.
     
  5. pack21
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    Thanks very much guys,


    I´m from Portugal, did i must put some Extra firmware apps, for the language, european, or it´s oK, like you explain to me?


    By the way, give me the 5 best off games, i must to have, to make me a junky NDS [​IMG]

    Thanks
     
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    No extra files needed.
    Make sure to check out this topic if you have a European DSi: http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=153116

    Here's some of the best DS games:

    Mario Kart DS
    Metroid Prime: Hunters
    The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
    Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland
    Yoshi's Island DS
    Mario and Luigi: Partners in Time
    Club House Games
    New Super Mario Bros.
    Super Mario 64 DS
    Mario Vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis
    Mario Hoops 3 on 3
    Super Monkey Ball - Touch & Roll
    Donkey Kong: Jungle Climber
    Star Fox Command
    Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble
    Sonic Rush - Adventures
    Diddy Kong Racing DS
    Super Princess Peach
    WarioWare: Toched!
    Picross DS
    Meteos
    Tetris DS
    Advance Wars 1 and 2
    Glory Days 2
    Custom Robo Arena
    Castlevania Series
    Elite Beat Agents
    Rhythm Heaven
    Phoenix Wright series
    Hotel Dusk: Room 215
    The World Ends With You
    Magical Starsign
    Chrono Trigger DS
    Professor Layton
    Kirby Super Star Ultra
    Animal Crossing: Wild World
    Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
    Pokemon Diamond/Pearl/Platinum
    Daigasso! Band Brothers DX
    Jump Ultimate Stars
    Soul Bubbles
    Contra 4
    Contact
    Trace Memory
    Touch Detective 1 and 2
    Trauma Center 1 and 2
    Dragon Quest Heroes - Rocket Slime
    Exit DS
    N+
     
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    Also be sure to download the latest version of moonshell 2 for your audio and video needs
     
  8. pack21
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    Thanks everybody,

    I thing i will become a NDSi fan boy, like my love to WDTV.


    Just a important question, how it comes ACEKARD\AKAIO Wifi? it have problems, isn't it?

    Thanks
     
  9. paulo_jr_

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    hi guys...I'm in the same situation as that guy....and i must say that this psot helped me a lot too....really appreciate that.

    however, im having troublew to install moonshell...can someone help me with that?

    thanks
     
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    http://dl.qj.net/MoonShell-version-2.00-be...26968/catid/612
    moonshell 2 link just extract the moonshl2 folder and the moonmemo and the moonshl2.nds and the language select.nds to the root of your mircosd. run the language select to select your language and then run moonshl2.nds If your still having throuble reformat your mircosd card because moonshell will not run on a card with errors
     
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    I'm not sure what you mean but I've never had any problems with online play or download play so far.
     
  12. pack21
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    Nice,
    now i have in ACEKARD 2i

    Akaio
    Akaio Loader
    DSRoms
    Monshell


    What more apps did i must have to fun?


    I would like to have DSi like a PDA, is any good apps for that?
     
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    if you go under the homebrew applications thread theres a stick with the tops 30 homebrew apps/games. I would suggest looking there for some good homebrew
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    DSorganize for pda

    nesDS - nes emulator
    SNEmulDS - snes emulator
     
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    I made giana sisters autorun, but now even if I sofreset it it still boots back to gsisters!! How to get back to menu?? I'm using akaio 1.4.1 with latest loadero on ak2i!
     
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    ok I got it's holding B at startup:-D
     
  18. pack21
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    Hello, my friends.

    I have acekade(Akaio)

    Were did i put this folders:

    DSorganize
    DSorganize folder
    DSorganize-gnm.nds
    DSorganize.nds
    file formats.txt

    ands-pdf
    ands-pdf.nds
    FONTS folder

    DSReade
    DSReader.nds
    alice.txt
    arial.ttf
    gara.ttf


    Whats the rule to put the programs in acekae(Akaio)?

    thanks by advance
     
  19. Tokiopop

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    DSOrganise - Folder goes on the root of the card, .nds file goes where ever you want, the rest... doesn't matter.

    I guess you can just put the other two anywhere. Nothing needs to be on the root.
     
  20. pack21
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    thanks