does ROM Trimming do anything to gameplay?

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  1. philip11
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    Just wondering.
     
  2. DarkStriker

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    Nope. I believe it only removes the unused space on the rom.
     
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    One other thing I played a game for a while and If I trim the ROM will the .SAV File work with the trimmed ROM?
     
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    Yes, it will work.

    Although there are times when my ak2i won't play trimmed dsi games (always white screens), I think that was a bug with NDS Tokyo Trimmer. But it has the ability to skip dsi games, so no problem.
     
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    Thank you both very much :D
     
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    By design it shouldn't, but some trimmers had issues with DSi-enhanced games. The recent trimming utilities have that fixed, but there's still a risk of something going wrong.

    Though, if it tells you anything I trim all my games and don't run into issues...
     
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    eh? I heard tokyotrim's author has fixed the dsi issue in new version... not yet?
     
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    Also sometimes cheats may not work, tough I don't have recent info about trimming
    I had to repack the game (Japan Voices I wanted) and the tools trimmed it without asking me first, that killed cheats out, I don't mind that, nobody will accuse me of using cheats xD
     
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    It is fixed.

    In fact I don't know if any trimmers that don't have it fixed.
     
  10. philip11
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    I'm using the R4 DS ROM Trimmer from the website