Flash Chips/DS/Mac OSX... any possible way?

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  1. macgamer
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    I'm getting a DS soon, but I don't want to have to carry around a fistful of DS games with me everywhere, so...

    I have a PowerPC Mac and (without using Virtual PC) is there a way to buy one of these flash cards and load all of my games onto it? I don't need to run illegal ROMs (I plan on buying all the games I want), but basically just want a solution to put multiple games (DS and also GBA if that is possible) on a single flash card.

    Obviously I'm new to this whole scene, but is this possible??

    Thanks!
     
  2. fischju_original

    fischju_original I used to be a jerk before i got banned

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    With the R4 all you need to do is drap and drop the roms onto the microsd card
     
  3. DjFIL

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    i've got the M3 Simply... works just fine using just drag and drop on the mac os x... there's even a DLDI patcher (command line and/or dock app) available for mac for those homebrew's that need DLDI patching.
     
  4. macgamer
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    And both of these will let me play DS AND GBA games? Also, are there any homebrew emulators written for other systems?

    Thanks for all the help.
     
  5. hankchill

    hankchill I Pwn n00bs.

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    No.

    There is NO DS flash card that will allow you to play GBA games -- this is because the DS carts do not have the ram chips required for playing GBA games. If you'd like to play GBA games, get a GBA flash card [​IMG] Or get a Slot 1 flash card and something like the EZ-Flash 3-in-1 expansion card --it's cheap and you can play GBA games with it.
     
  6. macgamer
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    Is the 3 in 1 also drag and drop? And the RAM feature in the 3 in 1 would let me use the DS browser, right?

    EDIT: Also, is $40+ship (R4) and $22+ship (3in1) average pricing?
     
  7. Vapourstreak

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    for the 3 in 1, you just drag an d drop the .gba file into your slot - 1 card (patched if needed). Yeah. DS Browser works
     
  8. macgamer
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    More questions-- yay!

    Will I be able to patch things with OSX? If so, what app do I use?

    Thanks again everyone.
     
  9. hankchill

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    What do you need to patch? A homebrew file? If so, use DLDIDrop for Mac OS X.

    For GBA games, you'll need to patch with the EZ Client for the EZ-Flash 3 in 1 -- it's Windoze only unfortunately