1. BakuFunn

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    can anyone actually explain how it works with retail carts then?
     
  2. Bob Evil

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    Extract taken from wikipedia ... add salt as necessary :

    Later Action Replays which only supported cheat codes and had no monitor program, worked by monitoring memory access for certain triggers or by overwriting certain memory addresses at particular times (such as once per frame, or on a timer). On systems such as the Dreamcast, this could even be done entirely in software.
     
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    it "patches" the memory... for example at a certain adress in memory you got the value for the money you have in a game then that value will be overwritten to the desired one...
     
  4. linnusx5

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    That's not really an excuse.

    You can do just like me and buy the game on CDUniverse or eBay. =P

    US$38.95 for the game + US$10.95 for shipping = US$49,90 (aprox. R$84)

    It just takes 2/3 weeks to get here in Sao Paulo.
     
  5. knl

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    are you kidding me, I thought taxes raped the prices way more than that O_O
     
  6. Bob Evil

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    Exactly, it patches the memory, as opposed to the ROM.
     
  7. CockroachMan

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    Se a receita não pegar o seu jogo e meter 60% de imposto de importação em cima.. aconteceu com meu M3 Simply [​IMG]

    Sorry for using portuguese, but I didn't knew how to say that in english, and the commentary is aimed for the brazilian guy.. so..
     
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    It certainly is interesting how far this topic has gone already.

    I'm starting to wonder if the E version would be a fix. I mean...looking at Megaman ZX Advent. U version on my M3 Perfect SD? Freezes up at the waterfall/first boss. Even to this day, there's still no fix for it (and I'm pretty sure there's still not even a firmware update since that release). So out comes the E version. Works like a charm (except there aren't any voices, which I guess makes sense).

    I've actually grown a little disillusioned with my flashcart as of late. I never got into one of those slot-1 devices, as I already spent good money on 2x2GB SD cards and the flashcart itself, and people have already made the switch. It's like people gave up on it. And with good reason, as slot-1s are usually easier to set up and get running, and there are only a handful of games they can't run.

    Sorry, just useless bitching over my choice in life and how stubborn I am of change. =P
     
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    In English, it would be something like ... "Unless they catch you, and charge you with 60% import tax."
     
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    That happened with my M3 Real too, but only because it was shipped on Fedex... it arrived in 3 days, but I had to pay more R$40.

    But I've ordered more than 20 games (including GBA games) and some accessories (like a wirelles controller for my ps2) and NONE of them got stuck in customs. (Ou seja, sem imposto nenhum, todos).
     
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    But wait, this doesn't explain how the Wii costs US$250 in the USA (obv) and most stores around here sell them for R$1500.
     
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    That is very true ...

    Faster methods = greater chance of customs charges.
     
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    Well.. if you sell it at a store.. you can't escape from taxes.. [​IMG]
     
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    That would mean, the game's code requires it to check if there is a patch active at intervals, lets say 20 minutes, then They will then show the Moogles of restart instead of loading the next object the game is requested, as I heard someone get the screen for selecting moogle paint.
    This theory is based on my retail cart, and Nitro Hax, a homebrew cheat device.
    this is what happened-
    1)Started Nitro Hax
    2)Selected .xml file
    3)ejected r4/m3 simply (I have the m3, but they are identical anyways)Enabled cheat infinite Gil
    4)Put in retail cart of FFCC
    5)Enabled cheat infinite Gil, started the game
    6)Selected multiplay
    7)Selected Play on your Own
    8)Selected new book, made a new character
    9)Created another character
    10)Started the Clavat's story (First Guy I created)
    11)Went through roughly 6 doors, roughly 15 minutes.
    12)Selected change character
    13)Selected the Seike (Second guy)
    14)Went through around 5 doors, roughly 5 minutes, on the 6th door, it showed the Screen.

    Sorry If I wrote too many steps but I wanted to be exact, for any errors.
    My theory should be correct. BTW the code did not work. (inf Gil)
     
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    Um excuse you? Why do you like gotta pick on me only? And what do you mean by posting to get my post counts up? Am I like gonna get money from posting a lot? Am I like gonna get some kind of reward? UM NO! And if like so many people are always asking the same question, why you like gotta pick on me? And like doesn't spam mean when you like type the same thing over and over and like over again?

    PS - I don't like see you contribute anything to this either... SO [​IMG]
     
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    hahahahahaha

    Don't know why, but I find that funny [​IMG]
     
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    With a post like that it's not helping. Also unless you know how to stop or trick a crc check don't bother posting. I meant to stop posting here, but with your post it was unavoidable.

    P.S. Not trying to be mean. It just makes you kind of a hypocrite.
     
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    So trimming doesn't affect the rom at all? If so, then the SCDS1 should be taken off the list of working carts on the first page, since I'm getting the moogle on mine with patch disabled.

    I'm giving up. It could be days before any of the teams get a fix out for this. On to start the game on the Evo. I could also try it on the G6 Real, but since it works on the M3 Real than I'm sure it does on the G6 too.
     
  20. stanleyopar2000

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    okay i got the following information for: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Rings Of Fate (USA)


    Software Title: FFCC ROF
    Game Serial: NTR-AFXE-USA
    Maker Code: GD
    Publisher: SQUARE ENIX
    Logo Code: 0xCF56(OK)
    Header CRC: 0xC18F(OK)
    Secure CRC: 0xF41A(Decrypted)
    Cart Size: 1024 mbit(OK)
    CRC32: 0xE16B9300

    (for anybody who has any knowledge about ROM info)is their any info that is actually USEFUL here that could stop the MoD?

    thanks..going to try the eNDryptS Advanced method too
     
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