Boot .gba in r4 program with supercard mini sd?

Discussion in 'Supercard' started by nicky041192, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. nicky041192

    nicky041192 GBAtemp Maniac

    Mar 9, 2008
    is there a progrgram like gba loader that will boot .gba fiiles in slot 1 using my supercard mini sd as a ram pak?
  2. ZenZero

    ZenZero GBATEMP's regular arse.

    Mar 12, 2008
    I would also like to know this.
  3. santorix10

    santorix10 GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 31, 2008
    United States
    Rochester, NY - USA
    So, you can play laggy GBA games using two flashcards instead of one?
  4. ZenZero

    ZenZero GBATEMP's regular arse.

    Mar 12, 2008
    just answer the question!
  5. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

    Jun 2, 2007
    United States
    Not that I'm aware of, as I don't think GBA ExpLoader supports the Supercard's RAM.
  6. helpme

    helpme GBAtemp Fan

    Nov 23, 2005
    are you saying you use a R4 & a slot2 supercard?
    if so then YSmenu supports the slot2 supercards & i think its possible to install YSmenu on a R4.......

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  7. estebangh

    estebangh Member

    Aug 22, 2006

    Yesterday I started doing something similar: I have a SCLite and DSTT.

    Probably now you're asking how I did it, I installed YSMenu to load them and using GBA Tool Advance to patch some games that don't work right out of the box.

    Some recommendations:
    1. See if your game has Intro and remove it first.*
    2. If you're going to play any Pokémon game do a Clock Fix.
    3. Apply SRAM if possible.
    4. Optionally trim it.
    5. Avoid other patches.

    When you load game from YSMenu it will need to format SRAM, say yes and don't worry it's safe to do it.
    YSMenu will create a .sav file, play and save.
    In order to write SRAM into .sav file you need to turn off and on your DS,
    YSMenu will do it automatically but it must be default firmware.

    Compatibility seems to be the same only cons are:
    I can't find a way to load previous .sav files.
    SC Software won't help you saving time with patching process.

    I haven't tried GBA Union but i believe it's possible, anyway few games use it.

    Tested and working (All games are US version):
    Advance Wars SRAM Patch Required
    Castlevania - Aria Of Sorrow
    F-Zero - Maximum Velocity
    Golden Sun SRAM Patch Required
    Harvest Moon - Friends Of Mineral Town
    Kingdom Hearts - Chain Of Memories
    Pokémon Advance - Sapphire Intro+Clock Fix+SRAM Patch Required
    Street Fighter - Alpha 3 SRAM Patch Required
    The Legend Of Zelda - The Minish Cap SRAM Patch Required

    Let me know if you're able to load .sav files other than those created by YSMenu.

    *Use an emulator or DS because GBA Tool Advance doesn't detect it right, though it will remove it properly
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