Anyone read strategy guides on their ds?

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Dec 19, 2010
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    I'm going on a trip and I tried PDF viewer but it wouldnt work for golden sun dark dawn. i get stuck on a lot of the puzzles so its almost mandatory to have a reference point if im going to make significant progress. I was wondering if anyone here also reads guides on their ds and maybe they can give me some tips on getting it to work so i wont be stuck doing my 10 hr trip?
     


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    r4 wood
     
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    how about this? anyone know of a place with some CBDS files. golden sun 3 is the most popular nds game right now. shouldnt be impossible to find the guide in cbds format.
     
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    Better idea since R4 Wood doesn't have RTS, Download and install either Moonshell2 or DSOrganize, then find your favourite walk-though online, copy it and paste it in a .txt document and use those to view it.
     
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    yeah as TGCB said, i just user Bunjallo to seek and read guides if i havnt any access to my pc
     
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    im using the official one [​IMG], but the best pdf reader homebrew cant read it.
    pdf size is too big :|
     
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    what i do is i convert the pdf format to jpeg the convert it to cbds..and now i have it on my ds..
     
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    I just use .txt walkthroughs off gameFAQs. I have guides for all djinn and summon tablets on my microSD, but I have a DSTWO so they're easy to access. A simple .txt is still probably your best bet, though.
     
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    Wow, has gamers degraded so much they can't figure puzzles out anymore?
     
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    I convert PDF files to CBDS files all the time. Strategy guides are pretty entertaining to read and I sometimes even read from games I've never played [​IMG]
    Let me just find the strategy guide and I'll pm you when I'm done converting it.
     
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    Or.. maybe you could teach us how to do it ourselves? just saying [​IMG]
    I want to learn how to do this.. ;-;
     
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    I try to not read guides, but there are times when I'm 100% stumped, and it's stupid to try in vain and be frustrated, wasting massive amounts of time. I only read guides for puzzles if I'm really, really stuck, and I used guides for GSDD because some djinn and summons are permanently missable.
     
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    The internet has made people lazy.
    Instead of sitting and figuring something out, they just get a guide.
    Booooring. My friend uses guides all the time, and it pisses me off when he uses it to speedily surpass me in an RPG and then spoils shit for me.
     
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    That's kind of childlish from him :/ Anyway, I totally agree with you, but I use sometimes walkthrough if I'm really stuck in a game (like in Prof. Layton or Ace Attorney) or after I've finished a game, to have 100% completion. I try to avoid using it, but when you're stuck for 1 hr. on the same puzzle, it's kind of annoying :/

    And to stay on topic, no, I do not use strategy guides on my DS, It's not very comfortable. Exept for little guides as insect/fish guide for Animal Crossing.
     
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    I only use a guide when i get stumped for a few days. Then i go look it up.
     
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    Only new gamers really. The only time I need a guide is when finish a game at 99% and I am like "Where the hell is that last damn thing I missed?" >.< Then I need one.
     
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    I know that feeling.
    Damn yoshi's island [​IMG]
     
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    guides are in gamefaqs.com i use it every time
     
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    Well, I should admit that I use strategy guides, but I havn't untill after I beat whatever story the game might have as to uncover what secrets I missed or find other corners in the game, that's when I cheat to if I so feel like it. To each their own eh?
     

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