Can you still perform in-game cheats rather than turning cheats on

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  1. barnsleyfan
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    Hoping to get my AceKard tomorrow and get some roms put on. My question is:
    Is it just like playing a normal cartridge and can you input gamecheats (via various kepresses etc) as though i would on a normal game cartridge or must i use the Acekard cheat system. The reason i ask is that my 10 yearold is used to inputting individual cheats and i would prefer this to him accessing the cekard settings.
     
  2. evilhomura89

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    the cheat system in Acekard is based on action replay codes...not the button pressing type of cheat code...so, it is impossible if u want to use the button pressing cheatcode...
     
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    Well, the way keypress cheats work is actually set up in hardware; the commercial game cartridges capture the keypresses and it sets switches on the CB which change the in-game performance; for example by giving you unlimited lives or invincibility, etc. Since flash cards don't have these special switches, in-game cheats won't do anything and you're stuck with the flash card's own cheat menu.
     
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    wait..
    if he means like UUDDLRLRBA or something... you can use those while playing the game. those are coded into the commercial release, just like pressing "start" will pause the game.
     

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