Easiest way to inject and play GBA games on 3DS?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by jastolze, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. jastolze
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    Hi, I've been wanting to play many GBA roms on my 3DS. I don't have a CFW, just Gateway which supposedly their EmuNand doesn't support GBA... My questions are...

    1. Do I need a CFW to play them? If yes, which is the easiest to setup? I don't really want to have to spend countless hours installing/tinkering CFW to use... If no, and there's another way to play them what would that way be?

    2. Do most/all roms work without save issues (Specifically Pokemon Emerald) or do I need a patch to save?

    Thanks for the help! :D

    Edit: Sorry wrong thread :/
     
  2. Swiftloke

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    1. First off, you're already using a cfw, Brickways. Second, yup there's no support for GBA, though I guarantee you they're 'working' on adding it (copy-pasting code). Third,it's wayyyyy easier to set up a cfw now. Use Luma, though don't ask me how with a Brickway installation. Asking for someone else who can help you, what setup are you using? GW a9lh? (Oh dear Densetsu if you are (you're welcome @mashers))
    2. I don't think so. I don't know though.
     
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  3. tatumanu

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    Get them already injected if you dont want to spend time doing it.
    Yes you need at least a CFW to boot system NAND all patched up. You dont use emunand? Do you have homebrew channel?
     
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    jastolze GBAtemp Fan

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    I have patched them myself. I get a black screen regardless. I run sysnand 4.5 and don't really want to update to 9.2 so what cfw is capable of running on 4.5 and can run GBA VC?
     
  5. samiam144

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    CakesFW should be able to do it IIRC.
     
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    I was about to install CakesFW until I saw it doesn't support loading GBA roms (yet) What about RxTools? Will that work?
     
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    Yes it works but you will have to install the patched AGB firm, RxTools does not patch it automatically.
     
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  8. Ricken

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    My suggestion; Set up Cakes, use it to upgrade EmuNand to 9.2, flash that to SysNand, format SysNand, then setting up A9LH+Luma (Or use Menuhax and Luma on 9.2, either way works, and can play GBA games)
     
  9. Pikm

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    Gateway FUCKING SUCKS, so backup the NAND of your emuNAND using Decrypt9, backup your SD card to your computer, open emuNAND9 and format your SD card for no emuNAND, then copy back your SD card, launch emuNAND9 again, format SD card with emuNAND, copy back the files yet again, and use Luma3DS.
     
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    does gba injection work gateway 3ds?
     
  11. Ricken

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    Why can't he just use the EmuNand he has now?
    nope
     
  12. nooby89

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    1. CFW
    2. .cia installer
    3. Create your own GBA .cia
    4. Install it
    5. Enjoy.
     
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