Best low-filesize games?

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  1. Ruri
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    We have lots of topics for the best games, and the essential games, and reviewing upcoming games, and things like that.

    The thing is, though, everyone reviews NDS games. The one thing we don't have is a topic taking into consideration the one thing that's only of interest only to us--the filesize of games. 4 GB microSD cards are still slightly expensive, and most people have less capacity than that; even though it's a lot, you can only carry so much on one card. It's fine to say that Zelda or Rune Factory are great games, but clocking in at over 100 MB, you'd want to have some smaller things, too, if you want to have variety without having to buy lots of cards and constantly switch between them.

    So which games give you the best gameplay for their low filesize, after they've been trimmed? Puzzle Quest, Clubhouse Games, Anno 1701, Etrian Odyssey, and Trauma Center all weigh in below 16 MB, for instance. Most homebrew tends to be very small, too.
     


  2. scoozer

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    polarium ?
     
  3. Cjuub

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    Tetris DS.

    'Nuff said.
     
  4. flai

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    Freedom Wings is quite good.
     
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  6. di33yuk

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    mario 64 is smaller 9,002KB


    all these are 8,192KB

    Whac-A-Mole
    Trioncube
    Snood 2 On Vacation
    Sega Darts
    Sega Casino
    Nintendo DS Browser
    March of the Penguins
    Magnetica
    Lionel Trains On Track
    James Pond Codename Robocod
    Harlem Globetrotters Worldtour
    Franklin's Great Adventures
    Ford Racing 3
    F-24 Stealth Fighter
    Diner Dash
    Chicken Shoot
    Catz
    Bomberman
    Big Mother Truckers
    Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses dont ask lol
    Arthur and the Minimoys
    Actua Pool
     
  7. GeekyGuy

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    Pet Alien and Garfield's Nightmare. Both by Shin`en. Those dudes know how to get the most out of their bits and bytes.
     
  8. lagman

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  9. Linkiboy

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    No its not, Tetris is 3MB after trim.
     
  10. di33yuk

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    thats after trim i dont trim my roms plus no one mentioned trimming
     
  11. iwakura

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    nobody mentioned trauma center yet? that game is pretty small for what it packs!
     
  12. 754boy

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    Actually, the original poster did mention trimming [​IMG]
     
  13. di33yuk

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    my bad
     
  14. flai

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    What trimmer have you been using?! Its 15MB after trim for me.
     
  15. di33yuk

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    ive never trimmed a rom b4 ive heard on one website that if you trim them youlose some features is this true. untrimmed roms have never been a problem 4 me i can fit upto 22 games onto a 1GB micro sd so ive never realy thought about trimming
     
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    Big Brain Academy
    Brick Em All
    Bubble Bobble Revolution
    Bomberman
    Brain Buster Puzzle Pak
    Devilish
    Trioncube
    Super Black Bass Fishing
    Picross DS
    Scurge - Hive
    Konductra
    Trauma Center

    There really are a ton of small games that are fun on DS...
     
  17. 4saken

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    Picross is low file size? I thought it was 256mbits (relatively average)
     
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    Glory Days 2.
     
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    Bubble Bobble...definately
     
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