Any way to dump GBA games to original cartridge?

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  1. Virdoo
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    Hi,

    I bought of a Ebay whole Gen 3 of Pokemon games for GBA, but they are japanese release. So it makes me wonder, since save file is working completely fine on english and japanese game, is there maybe a way to dump english title to Japanese cartridge?
     
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    Sorry, that won't work. The cartridge has a READ ONLY MEMORY.
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    didn't you already asked this question a few days ago? which i replied it was not possible?
     
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    You want inject rom on the cartbrige or dump it ?
     
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    He didn't like your answer, thus is in denial about the possibility of what he wants to accomplish.
     
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    Just browsed op thread opening history, it's not him. But yes, I remember a similar thread.
     
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    just like when people ask if their gba cartridges are fake and even after 5 people (3 of thoose people is just me telling 3 times) telling it's real, they still don't want to believe their game is legit?

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    this month it's the 4th or 5th time this has been asked..
    something is happening this month...
    because usually we got this question popping it like once a year, or twice a year, and now at least 4 times in this month
     
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    Maybe just coincidence. I didn't asked this question and never saw any thread about it. A lot of people could ask that question since gen 3 gams on ebay cost around $2-3 per game, which is basically free so everyone is wondering if they could inject english version. It would be really nice tho... May I ask why is it not possible to flash english version on the chip?
     
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Read-only_memory
    doesn't matter what you want to flash, you can't flash it.

    next question:
    why i can write saves then?
    because the save is in most cases stored in another different writeable chip, this can be easily perceived as why the ROM is not erased when the battery inside the cartride dies (for sram cartridges)
     
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    Makes sense for a save file to be stored elsewhere since you're always rewriting same save file, over and over again.
     
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