Any wany to use cheat codes on a GBA Virtual Console game?

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  1. Ray2R
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    I want to use cheats on a GBA Virtual Console game.

    Is it possible to NTR CFW's cheat.plg as a cheat for a GBA VC game or does it only work for 3DS Games? If it does work, what kind of cheat code can it utilize? Like Action Replay Code, Game Shark Code, Codebreaker codes?
     
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    Both Links on the GBA Auto Trainer Maker are dead. The Old Download website is dead and the 1st download website could not be reached.

    I had a thought, I checked the file on the SD Card for the GBA VC Game and it used a 00000001.sav file. I was wondering if I created a save file with a GBA Emulator on PC and applied the cheat and transfer it over if it would world. However, I don't know any GBA Emulators that create .sav files only save states which aren't the same thing.

    Do you know any GBA Emulator that can make .sav files and use cheat codes?
     
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    I've only ever seen GBA emus that save in .SAV format. However, that doesn't mean they'll work. Here, found a different link for GBAATM: http://filetrip.net/gba-downloads/t...baatm-1-9-9-7-0-0-1-1-9-9-7-0-0-1-f33297.html
     
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    That's what I was thinking. But No$GBA uses .SNA snapshot saves and some others use .sgm save-state.

    Which PC GBA Emulator uses .sav file format when saving?
     
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    wtf..... why you using real time save....:ph34r:
     
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    Don't use save states. Try using VBA, it saves in .SAV format. Also, seriously, GBAATM does actually work. If you can run NTR, you can install your own converted GBA to .CIA ROMs.
     
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    Well that's what it shows I can save as when I do the save game. But it appears a .sav file appears in the no$GBA/battery folder.
     
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    all emulator can save the game profile as .sav.
    real time save or save state are addition feature on emulator.:ph34r:

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    you don't know how to save the game? wonder how you play any 3ds game on your 3ds:rolleyes:

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    vba save is .sav
    vba link save is .saN N = {1,2,3,...} local connect use
     
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    Okay so like you said. I transfered the sav file over to the folder and when starting up the game it gave me the Error Restart 3DS.

    I will try GBAATM now, will this make it so the ROM turns into a Virtual Console game to just click and open from the home screen without an emulator?
     
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    What GBAATM does is patch the GBA ROM with a small cheat engine and cheat codes. You can use it with Simple GBA Converter and the footer generator with it to convert those patched GBA games into .CIA files. Remember to only use Codebreaker codes with it. Others are supposedly supported, but I only ever got Codebreaker to work.
     
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    How do you import saves into gba vc games
     
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    I have that, Ithink this tool can only export, I have not seen an option to import
     
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    You have to take a save dump, place it in the agb_inject folder from the zip, run the genrom.py, and follow the instructions on screen. Full tutorial is here; https://github.com/alex34567/Agbsave9/releases
     
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    ah I see,
    so does that mean I have to reinstall the cia everytime I want to inject the save?
     
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    yes
     
  20. quantumboy

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    IS there any way to use cheats on games or mod saves that are easier(less steps)