only way to get games to run is get the latest kernel, and find patched roms,
Not true, because this is a DSTTi clone you can run the DSTT software on this card.
How to install and update DSTT software on R4i Gold from r4igold.cn:
1. Download DSTT software 1.17a12 http://filetrip.net/f9076-DSTT-Unofficial-...5D-1-17a12.html
2. Extract the directory called "English" to your harddrive
3. Open the "English" directory
3. Rename the file "TTMENU.DAT" to "iLL.iL"
Now you have the DSTT software for your R4i Gold, next step is to update the software. You only need 4 dat files from the next download.
1. Download the latest DAT file update (current last version is 6.31) http://filetrip.net/h25123605-TTDS-EXT-INFO-SAV.html
2. Open the rar archive, open the TTMenu directory in the rar
3. Copy the following files from the TTMenu folder inside the rar:
savlib.dat, usrcheat.dat, infolib.dat, extinfo.dat
4. Go back to the TTMenu folder in the "English" directory from STEP A and paste and overwrite the 4 dat files
Open the "English" directory and paste the content to the Root of your MicroSD memory you will use with the R4i Gold. You should have the following files on your memory: TTMenu directory, iLL.iL and TTMENU.SYS
Enjoy your new software with better compatibility for new games