Comic Book DS 2.1 released

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  1. shaunj66
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    Comic Book DS 2.1 released

    Mostly bug fixes








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    Comic Book DS has been updated to version 2.1. Here's what's new:
    [​IMG] Download Comic Book DS 2.1

    Thanks to Buster for the news.


     


  2. imgod22222

    imgod22222 GBAtemp's Original No-faced Member

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    ;( i totally missed 2.0
    i might finally use this. I wanted a way to view my doujins on my DS without others seeing [​IMG] But i dont know how people would have time to make over 300 scans and put it in one book file, i'd personally switch it into chapters.
    Keep it comin', Gnese!
     
  3. Pedro UK

    Pedro UK GBAtemp Regular

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    It takes a while to get used to reading comics on such a small screen but you do get used to it. Once you are it's fairly indispensable. I can carry dozens of comics in my pocket at any on etime and then I can read them in the dark! Great! [​IMG]
     
  4. thegame07

    thegame07 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    can you use ebooks with this?
     
  5. HadOne2Many

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    I use this application more than any other Homebrew on my DS. It is almost perfect now, this update made it possible to read the text on the large splash pages. With the previous version (2.0) the quality was too low.

    And yes Pedro, being able to read a Comic Book in the dark is the coolest thing ever. Now here's hoping that there will be another update that allows me to organize my Books into Folders, rather than displaying everything mixed together.

    EDIT: thegame07, I just saw your post. This program only supports CBDS files, but you can convert most other files to this format with a little work. If your eBooks are in PDF format you need to change to images first and put then on a folder. The included program can convert CBR & CBZ files, also says Zip and RAR files work, but I haven't tried these yet.
     
  6. Pedro UK

    Pedro UK GBAtemp Regular

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    If it could use PDFs or txt files it would be pretty much perfect for me. But then again maybe it would become too bloated and I can always read txts on DSOrganize. OT: I'm surprised there isn't a PDF reader on the DS yet.
     
  7. Shelleeson

    Shelleeson GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    i'm here....silly.
    damn i'm having a real n00b moment again trying to work out how to patch the thing for the m3dss
    help anyone [​IMG]
     
  8. HadOne2Many

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    I'll try and help you shelleeson.

    If you haven't already downloaded the patch it is on this page
    http://chishm.drunkencoders.com/DLDI/
    You need the one next to "R4(DS) - Revolution for DS/M3 Simply compatible" labeled "DLDI"

    To patch it you need a patcher, there are some available toward the botom of the page. I used the first one shown for windows "Win32"

    Now you need to put the patch, patcher, and ROM in a folder together (I just put them in the "nds" folder in the main download). Your ROM would be the one called "ComiBookDS.nds".

    Next would be to open a command line in the folder. If you use windows, microsoft has a "power toy" thta you can use to right click and open a command line in any folder, I use this all the time. You can download this tool here http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloa...ppowertoys.mspx, it is the "Open Command Window Here" tool. Anyway you don't have to use this tool, you just need to have a command line in the right directory.

    If you used the same files as me, you would type "dlditool r4tf.dldi ComicBookDS.nds" without the quotes of course. A small dialogue runs and you are done, files patched.

    I hope that helps.
     
  9. Shelleeson

    Shelleeson GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    i'm here....silly.
    i wish it did help after 10 minutes of scratching my head i had a go but at the minute the stupid thing isn't playing with me [​IMG]
    this is what i get
    Dynamically Linked Disk Interface patch tool by Michael Chisholm (Chishm) so i know some of what i did was right
    trying "r4tf.dldi"
    trying "c:/dldi/r4tf.dldi


    loads of other rubbish and i just wanna cry [​IMG] would i be too much of a pain if i asked you to send me your patch (via pm if need be) please

    edit: HadOne2Many you are indeed a legend for that it worked beautifully
    thank you [​IMG]
     
  10. UKJim

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    So this does not take PDF's, so the converter converts to the filename shown, but I just wana know does anyone have a decent link for free comics that can be converted to work on this apart from the one shown>?

    This is my first post, Liking the look of the app, should be fun to get working.

    Good work.
     
  11. poloman

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    its a great app!

    try demonoid (or should i not mention that name?) for comic links - the included convertor worked a treat for me - got the transformers movie preview comic and a load of heroes comics on my m3
     
  12. Harsky

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    This is a nice app but I find myself reading manga a lot on my PSP with the manga reader homebrew app. The idea of having to convert the jpg files doesn't seem appealing to me...
     
  13. poloman

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    its not hard - just like you have to convert video to watch on the psp - well worth it - the new comic book ds version is brilliant!
     
  14. Pedro UK

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    Go to the Comic Book DS site. There's a few comics for free there. [​IMG]
     
  15. CWar

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    Is it supposed to take a long time to open the books? It takes about a minute to load the images. I did have to use the patch for my EZ4.

    Edit: Nevermind, it's the SD card.
     
  16. UKJim

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    This is a brilliant little app, I like it a lot, still not sure what to search for on bit torrent but im sure ill find sumink.

    I downloaded the heroes comic to try it out and it is very good.

    Nice work guys.

    Jim
     
  17. psywolf

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    I really really really want this to work
    I have the ezflash iv and the r4 and can't get it to work on either

    can anyone please walk me through fixing the setup please

    edit looks back page tries the walkthrough by one2many [​IMG]

    edits again
    yeah i tried that and all i get is fat access not supported [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  18. Pedro UK

    Pedro UK GBAtemp Regular

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    ^
    Did you DLDI patch the Comicbook file fro the R4?
     
  19. KendiKong

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    There are still alot of converting bugs.
     
  20. WeaponXxX

    WeaponXxX Too F'in Blonde

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    Currently in Chicagoooooooo
    Do I have to reconvert my 300 comics or can I use the same cbds files I converted with 2.0 and just update the loader?