Cheats don't display/load in DS_Game menu

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  1. GuyInDogSuit
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    Ok, so I have the most recent usrcheat.dat (the "temporary" one from June 20th) in my _dstwo folder where it's supposed to be, and no matter which game I choose, no cheats show up for me to scroll through and choose. I've looked everywhere and verified that I did this all right, so what am I missing here?
     


  2. I am r4ymond

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    Try to open the USRCHEAT.DAT with R4CCE. Press on any game to check whether it has "Game Enable" ticked in. If it is not ticked in, then tick it in.
     
  3. GuyInDogSuit
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    I don't see how that would affect the cheats showing up in the EzVi and not in the DSTwo?
     
  4. jalaneme

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    when you are in the game menu where you select your ds games highlight a game you want to cheat on and press X (if not press Y i can't remember which one lol) and a mini menu should pop up, select the cheat option and turn it on and then press Y to select which codes to turn off or on, press B to go back, and then just press A to start the game, if you want to turn cheats off while in game press L+R START and the in game menu should pop up, select cheats and enable and turn off cheats there.

    i know it can be confusing, it took me a while to find this out myself, the instructions included in the box mention nothing about it either.
     
  5. GuyInDogSuit
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    That's what I did. Pressed X, enabled cheats, pressed Y, and no cheats showed up.
     
  6. GuyInDogSuit
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    Nothing is working. Any other Suggestions?
     
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    did you put the cheats in the "*Micro SD name here*/dstwo/" folder?
     
  8. Kuschel-Drow

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    I'd suggest to re-download the file, because mine IS definitely working.
    (DSTWO EOS 1.3 / USERCHEAT.dat from 6/22/2010)

    Or it just seems taht some people have really strange issues with their DSTWO cards.. >.
     
  9. GuyInDogSuit
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    As I stated in the first post, yes, the dat file is in the correct folder, and they DID work with the EZ Vi card.

    Just in case, I did just that, and it was already ticked.
     
  10. I am r4ymond

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    Well, I could've sworn the "Game Enable" thing is the reason why cheats won't show up sometimes. Now I'm just clueless. This is the only option that I can think of:

    -Format your SD card
    -Download fresh files of the DSTWO FW
    -Download a fresh USRCHEAT.DAT file
    -Use R4CCE to make sure that the IDs match with the IDs your games have


    I don't see why the cheats don't work for you, because it works for me. You are using a DSTWO, correct?

    EDIT: If my option failed, try reading THIS THREAD.
     
  11. GuyInDogSuit
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    GuyInDogSuit I ain't your pa.

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    I'll try the other option first, since it would take a while to format and start fresh, and let you know how it goes. Knowing my luck, it's just the way the cheats are arranged.
     
  12. elixirdream

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    your rom must be patched or not clean
     
  13. GuyInDogSuit
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    So run it in PATCHED mode via the game options in EOS, right? I tried switching between clean and patched, and that didn't work either.
     
  14. GuyInDogSuit
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    GuyInDogSuit I ain't your pa.

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    Well, I just followed the other guy's instructions, and those didn't work for me, either. $#*%!!
     
  15. I am r4ymond

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    Then I'm really clueless. I have not encountered a person with this kind of cheat problem before. The options that I gave you were supposed to fix the problem, but I guess it does not get this far.

    Try any other options that no one has recommended you, or just try to experiment around with the files. Is your cheat file renamed exactly "USRCHEAT"? It should also be a .dat extension.

    Have the SCDS2 run all games in PATCH mode.
     
  16. elixirdream

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    what i mean is .. did you manually patch your game or is the game you have PATCHED

    by the way... what is the GAME that you are trying to play

    and of course ... if you wish to use cheat you have to switch to patched mode
     
  17. GuyInDogSuit
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    No, most of my games are just trimmed. A few ARE patched, as in the case of translations or undubs, but I know for a fact their game IDs are all the correct US codes. The game I'm trying to cheat on is Hotel Dusk, to speed up the text. Worked fine on my EZ Vi.

    It's named that every time I download it. Maybe something in the DSTwo ini is set wrong?
     
  18. GuyInDogSuit
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    I've formatted the SD card using the Panasonic SDFormatter, downloaded another copy of the EOS firmware, and an updated USRCHEAT.DAT (and renamed it to CAPS), put it all on the card and added a few games, and still, no dice. Nothing shows up, at all.
     
  19. elixirdream

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    what is the Game ID and CRC of your hoteldusk....

    the only reason you don't see codes would be

    -GAME ID and CRC (i am still picking this as the reason)
    -The game is not included in the database
    -It would be very very very very very rare for this to be firmware/software problem
     
  20. GuyInDogSuit
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    Game ID is NTR-AWIE-USA. CRC32 is BBED3CA5. Like I said before, it worked fine with my EZ Vi.