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As of right now, are there any games that will not work on any flash carts? My friend was talking and he said something like the game developers are "cracking down" and they are now creating games that will not work with flash carts. Is this true? Are there any games as of right now that don't work either with a regular cart or with the Arm7 patch? Was my friend talking out of his ass or was he correct?

BTW, I am running an original R4.
 

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Well, You have Chrono Trigger for the DS that had a piracy block on it. but it can be altered to get rid of it. There was another game too, I cant recall which had a piracy block on it. basically the block lets you get to a certain point then it stops. Lastly ditch the R4.
 

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My R4 has had no problem running anything. Absolutely everything works on it. Some games need the Arm7 fix but besides that it's awesome!
 

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quite a few games need patching on the R4.

on more modern flashcards no patches are needed and nearly all games run fine (the AK2 has some naruto game that doesn't run on it but thats about it)
 

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