All right guys, this is somewhat unusual...

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by Shady Guy Jose, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. Shady Guy Jose
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    Several years ago, I bought in a local game shop what to my knowledge back then was a multigame gba cart. I now know that it is probably a flashcart loaded with some roms. When I figured this out, I started to wonder if I could be able to use it to play my own backups. But it has no expandable memory and it didn't come with any adapter to read it from the pc, so I thought there was no way I could edit it. But I've started to see tools for slot 1 ds flashcards (I have a Cyclo) that manage current flashcards like the EZ 3in1. Do you guys know if there's any piece of software I could use to get my own games into this cart?
     
  2. Psyfira

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    GBA flashcarts were really expensive back then, the chances that one of these cheap multirom carts is actually a flash cart rather than a write-once cartridge sounds pretty slim to me, they'd be losing money.

    Still, I may be wrong. Take a look in the reviews section and see if the cart you've go looks anything like the known flashcarts (or a picture might help). You won't be able to figure out how to write to it if you don't know what it is.
     
  3. UltraMagnus

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    well, i was going to link you to dealextreme, but they seem to be having problems...

    anyway, they sell something called a fire link card, that comes with a parallel cable to write to it. sounds like what you may want
     
  4. ZER∅

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    http://www2.dealextreme.com:8080/details.dx/sku.4707


    yes deal extreme is having problems, but all you have to do is alter the address with a 2 after www and :8080 after .com and it works like a charm. I have read that some people are having trouble checking out from the mirror because of paypal, but I haven't ordered anything myself since the were ddos-ed.
     
  5. UltraMagnus

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    that was what I was talking about.

    only problem is parallel port [​IMG]