GBA Flash cart question

Discussion in 'GBA - Flashing Hardware and Software' started by Speculant, Apr 15, 2010.

Apr 15, 2010

GBA Flash cart question by Speculant at 4:24 AM (1,025 Views / 0 Likes) 6 replies

  1. Speculant
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    can i use a GBA cart to usb cable to rewrite my current game carts with new games?

    all the websites that sell gba carts are out of stock...
     
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    yes and no, it is flashcart specific for some. what are you looking at.
     
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    i just want to replace the gba file already in the game cart with a different one.

    For example, could i take my tekken game cart and make it into, say, a pokemon game cart?
     
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    No you can't. Think like a music CD. Music is on the CD and the disk is finalized. You would need a CD-R to either add more music or to replace the current music.

    Long explaination: Game memory is ROM. Even if you could replace ROM, you still have to deal with matching up game size and save size too. A simple shooter game might only keep track of the high scores while something like Pokemon keeps track of tons of info.
     
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    i dont think of gameboy carts as CDs...

    anyways, i guess ill have to buy a flash cart used off here or something.

    anyone wanna sell me one?
     
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    gba flashcarts are the same as CD-RWs.
    while retail carts are like CDs, data is burned in, you can't erase that.


    See the trading section, all restrictions apply.

    See the list of retailers for shops, some are still available.

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=33039
     
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    i cant imagine anything related to gameboys that would be worth 100 posts of discussion.

    sorry.

    DAMN YOU EBAY AND YOUR RULES
     

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