Can I turn my cart into another cart/flashcart?

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  1. chandler_chantor
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    So basically, I have this old, outdated cart. It's a codebreaker lite for the DS: It's more or less just a basic code resource for games around 2005-2008 launch period(for example, has both pokemon pearl/diamond but no platinum). Obviously, I have no need for something like that, when I can just get a action replay if I want to cheat this badly. This thing has been collecting dust, and I want to make it useful. I would like to turn the cartridge into a whole another game altogether. How would I go about this? I know I would be investing in large amounts of time and money, but I want to get started. Call it a little pet project of mine. So, has anyone done anything like this here before? About how much would the tools and ect set me back financially?
     


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  3. Sliter

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    did you just digged yout an old thread just to try to troll?
     
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    Didn't intentionally dig out a old thread.
     
  5. KlasseyKreations

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    I may know how to do this...
     
  6. Sliter

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    details? XD
     
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    I may create a separate page for this...
     
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    The necro was worth it for digging up that @Scott B masterpiece.
     
  9. Sliter

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    please tel me if you do o3o
     
  10. GerbilSoft

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    Please do. I am interested in learning how to erase a non-erasable mask ROM and rewrite it with different contents.
     
  11. Sliter

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    I think it's not possible... maybe what we can do is replace the rom or maybe something with bootleg games
     
  12. KlasseyKreations

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    Spot on dude! (bootleg games), a detailed instructions page will be up in june-ish (cause i'm busy)
     
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    ...as in "we took a generic flash cart and taped in a microSD card containing a ROM image" bootlegs?

    Yeah, hacking those consists of "remove the microSD card and replace the ROM image".
     
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  14. KlasseyKreations

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    Well actually use this method ^
    I wasn't gonna make a page on that, but rather re-flashing the chip, but now that GerbilSoft has given that method, just use that :D
     
  15. barronwaffles

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    re-flashing what chip?
     
  16. KlasseyKreations

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    Uh the (game) chip, but it's quite a strenuous process
     
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    You can't rewrite a ROM chip. It's Read-Only.
     
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    Strenuous because it's not possible?
     
  19. KlasseyKreations

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    That's why you have to use a bootleg game (if you don't know, pls don't write unnecessary things, it's not helpful)
     
  20. TheVinAnator

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    Sorry but I don't think many people own a bootleg anything and want to go through the work of turning it into something else. If anything flashcarts are super cheap, possibly cheaper than a bootleg.
     
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