Can I play ROMs online?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Aijelsop, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. Aijelsop
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    I only have ROMs in which I own the game cartridge for such as AC:WW.

    Will Nintendo ban my DS from using the card if I play AC:WW online from my Acekard 2i? (I downloaded it, but I own the real AC:WW game cartridge. I couldn't get my dumping to work)
     
  2. Xoo00o0o0o

    Xoo00o0o0o Xoo00o0o0o is in the house

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    It doesn't matter they can't tell
     
  3. _Chaz_

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    I do it often.
     
  4. Aijelsop
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    Really? Someone told me you can't. Sweet! Also, how do you know they can't tell?
     
  5. _Chaz_

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    They can't detect their hardware over the network, only the software.
     
  6. Aijelsop
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    So what your saying is they can't detect where or how the game is being played (from my Acekard) but they can see I am playing Animal Crossing: Wild World with my friends?
     
  7. _Chaz_

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    I'm not sure how it all works, but they cannot see whether or not you're using a flash cartridge.
     
  8. macgeek417

    macgeek417 妁眼のシャナ

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    I play online with ROMs all the time.

    Besides, if Nintendo can't even ban the cheaters on Mario Kart, what makes you think they could ban ROMs?
     
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    I think it's something to do with the Friendcode not being built into the ROM. It's randomly generated when you start a save file (or connect online for the first time). This means there are no issues with multiple users having the same code. There are exceptions to this such as Jam With The Band.
     
  10. Aijelsop
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    Sweet, thanks guys. [​IMG]
     
  11. Ferrariman

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    I've never heard of anyone getting banned from Nintendo's wifi network.
     
  12. AcekardFan

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    Hey How come i cant get on wi-fi with mario kart ds
     
  13. chrisrlink

    chrisrlink your friendly neighborhood serial killer

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    Black and white will probably change that though
     
  14. _Chaz_

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    Even if they didn't, IF will never be supported by Flash Carts. This means it makes more sense to buy the game.
     
  15. Stevetry

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    first time i hear Nintendo bans people from wifi
     
  16. Thoob

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    Yeah, Ninty can't tell. I played MKDS for ages online with no problems. Well, apart from all the cheaters. [​IMG]