castlevania dos won't work...

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  1. nin10do
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    castlevania dawn of sorrow won't work on my ds [​IMG] . i've got an m3 real adapter with a 2gig micro sd card. when the game starts a blank white screen loads and it just hangs there.

    any fix's?

    all other games work fine so far including castlevania portrait of ruin.
     
  2. Joe88

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    1) get latest firmware
    2) get a new dump of the game
    3) what microSD card do you have?

    both castlevania games work fine for me
    there might be problems using a sandisk
     
  3. nin10do
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    it's a kingston 2gig micro sd card.
    i udated to firmware 3.5. now the game starts up and i can play a couple of rooms after the first boss. when i go into the next room the game hangs [​IMG]
    i've tried 3 different dumps, they give the same result.


    (thanx for the reply)
     
  4. DeMoN

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    Do you have a Japanese or Taiwanese Kingston card? I heard it makes the difference on Castlevania.

    Edit: This is a weird problem since your said PoR works fine even though it should be more problematic than DoS.
     
  5. nin10do
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    the sd card is Taiwanese.

    just tried reformatting the card and using a new dump. still the same prob.
     
  6. Originality

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    SanDisk only have problems if the memory card is a 'fake' (compressed data). I've never heard of any Kingston fakes though. Taiwan products are usually reliable...
     
  7. nin10do
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    got it working!

    reformatted the card.
    downloaded new firmware.
    got a new dump.
    reset the DS.

    the game hangs mid play about twice a day but if i restart the DS i can start from the last save point and it works fine.