Best GBA support card?

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Oct 30, 2010

Best GBA support card? by em2241992 at 12:12 AM (1,141 Views / 0 Likes) 13 replies

  1. em2241992
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    What is the best card for GBA support? DSTwo? iPlayer, EZ Flash 3 in 1?
    What would be the best choice if I am specifically looking for GBA support?
     
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    If you have a DS/DSL, get EZ flash 3in1 or M3 Perfect Bundle
     
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    I think the 3 in 1 has better compatibility
    the GBA for the iPlayer and DSTWO is pretty much the same, but I would go with the DSTWO, for better support
     
  4. RupeeClock

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    The EZ Flash 3in1 is definitely better, games run with perfect compatibility since it's using native hardware.
    But if you're on a DSi, the DSTwo is your only option, although it'll need frameskip and some games will have bugs, many games run perfectly, with added benefits like savestates.
     
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    The DStwo and iPlayer use emulation to run gba games while the EZ 3in1 loads them in the DS to be run on the actual hardware. Running on actual hardware is always the most reliable way to play a game (and it doesn't murder battery life either).
     
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    the best wold be the M3 perfect or EZ flash IV but a 3in1 isn't bad. The dstwo and iplayer are both pretty rotten at the moment.
     
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    Alright, this seems to make sense to me. Guess this way is better and cheaper [​IMG]
     
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    EZ 3in1 - best compatibility ( i own)!!!
    Supercard Slot-2 - less compatibility (Mario Kart cant run with full speed) but has RealTimeSave
    CycloDS Slot-2 with supercard firmware (i own) same as supercard ^^^^^^^^^^
     
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    No offense, but there really should be like, a mass PM sent out to every member about you...

    The emulation isn't rotten. It's not 100% but it's certainly not bad either as, if anything, 90-95% of games work....
     
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    i agree with pliskron
    i play games 100X better on my ez 3 in 1 then supercard which feels laggy as hell
     
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    they both have hit or miss gba homebrew compatibility tho.

    -another world
     
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    iPlayer is not worth it, it actually cost ~$1 more than SCDSTwo on Price Angels when I looked earlier this morning to compare prices on the DSTwo. I didn't even see iPlayer on Shoptemp. The GBA emulator for iPlayer got no further support after its initial release. The one for the DSTwo is the only one that has had any further improvements since release.

    It also does not play commercial NDS roms, and I was aware of that when I bought mine. GBA emulation was the reason I bought it, since at the time I got the iPlayer it was the only way to play any GBA roms on a DSi/DSi XL.

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    Also, I really look forward to getting a DS Lite again, with a 3-in-1 and some other stuff. I also ordered a DSTwo because I've been dying to see it for myself but I refused to pay full price until all its advertised features were finally supported. (Partly due to extreme disappointment with iPlayer as such an expensive flashcart that had so little on the plate in terms of homebrew using the additional hardware.)

    edit2: that's extremely weird. one of the places in my post where it says shoptemp, i'm sure i said the name of a different website. trying to fix it. fixed
     
  13. RupeeClock

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    I guess it's worth mentioning that now Shoptemp sells the EZ-Flash IV linker for the GBA, DS Phat and DS Lite.

    It advertises supposed perfect GBA compatibility, and should come with the advantage that it doesn't require use of a DS to play GBA games or flash a GBA game to it.
    I don't own one personally though, but I'm interested.
     
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    if u got a ds/dsl, its HIGHLY RECOMMENDED u get ez 3 in 1 and a acekard 0_o

    if u got a dsi, get a ds2, u can get iplauer but it does not support nds roms, and ex4i is also good, but not "as good" as ds2
     

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