Can a flashcard be used to enable cheats on a physical DS game?

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by SG, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. SG
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    I've had a Google but can only seem to find answers for GBA games in slot 2.

    I'm wondering if the cheat function in a M3i Zero or a homebrew app on it can be used to enter cheats for a game, and then swap it out and put in a physical game for the cheats to work on? I figure it's unlikely but you don't know unless you ask! It's either that or using cheats on a ROM and then the labourious task of transferring the save game from the ROM to the physical card (for things like maxing out levels and money once I've finished a game so it's all '100%'). Or buy an Action Replay or similar...

    Info appreciated! :)
     
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    You can do that with the homebrew Nitro Hax.
     
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    double post
     
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    What Sleet said (though you will not be able to do it on a DSi or 3ds).

    Alternatives include ripping the save from the cart, cheating on an emulator/flash cart and dumping the save back on once it is done with it.


    Hmm.... wonder if we could use save "exploits" as a vector for an ASM level cheat.
     
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    Dudes, brilliant - that is awesome - guess it is worth asking! Can I ask what the codes used are for it? AR or something else?
     
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    Most emulators will support multiple cheat types, although AR is probably the most common, as for flashcarts they all run from their own built in cheat method, I think most of them all have some sort of AR type that they read from a usrcheat.dat file.
     
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