Fake Gameboy game cartridges and how to make them?

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  1. Leslie Suhm
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    Hello, this is my first post, I am a new member, but I have known and used this site for a long time! ^_^

    I have a question today, on fake Pokemon games.

    I have been looking online, http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Free...reen-Ruby-and-Sapphire-retail/1997250967.html <-- There actual... They are going anywhere from $2.85 to $6.00 per game cart.

    I want to know how to make them. Not to sell or anything, just for me and my friends to play.

    Also, I own all the games that I would make.

    Please give me instructions or point me to a site that could help! Thank you!
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    what do you mean how to make them? do you want to make the chips? do you want to make the plastic cartridge? or the sticker?
     
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    You can't make them that cheap.
    The best you could do is to get an old GBA flashcart without a menu (128Mbit or 256Mbit depending on how big your ROM is), flash the ROM you want onto it, and put a sticker on (and maybe put it in an original casing if you want a genuine look)
    Those bootlegs aren't rewritable, the ROM is flashed onto them at the factory, even if you could find blanks (which you probably can't) you would need special equipment to flash the ROM, not sure if that equipment is expensive though.
     
  4. Leslie Suhm
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    Sorry for not being clear, the chips lol. I want to know how to make the chips
     
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    I dont care about money, that is nothing to worry about right now. I just want a hobby, and this could be one, if I knew how to make the chips.
     
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    Chips? Start with thinly sliced potatoes and drop them into oil that's 360 degrees. Then take the chips out of the oil when they appear golden in color. I love making chips.
     
  7. Leslie Suhm
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    Funny... Maybe I'll laugh about that later.. ;)
     
  8. Adeka

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    fake copies can't trade with each other. Attempting do so some will probably delete your save file

    Just play them via emulator on the computer or use a flashcart and play on your ds

    Honestly it's best to buy the real copies
     
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    If the gameboy in the title means GB/GBC then http://reinerziegler.de/readplus.htm has details on how to make a GB game into a GB flash cart.

    Homebrew GBA flash cart stuff is also available on the site, however it is considerably more troublesome and more limited than a normal flash cart and for a small run it would definitely be better to have a handful of flash carts instead.
     
  10. Leslie Suhm
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    I have a Ruby and Sapphire that are fake, and they trade fine, all the time. They run as if the game was real, it really is amazing!

    And thank you FAST6191 that is what I was looking for!