GBM+GBA flash cart VS DSlite GBA flash cart

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by .TakaM, Feb 18, 2008.

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Which would you rather have (if you already have a DSlite)

  1. A brand new gameboy micro and whatever the best GBA flash cart is

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  2. a GBA flash cart made specifically for DSlite

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  3. I'm .TakaM

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  1. .TakaM
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    .TakaM .II

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    Basically, it's too much of a hassle to set up the gamecube+gameboy player to put some new games on my old F2A 256 ultra GBA flash cart, plus I hate how it sticks out of my DSlite.

    I've been thinking about getting a Gameboy Micro to solve the flushness issue, but then I still have to use the gamecube+gameboy player to put games onto my F2A, so I might as well buy a more current GBA flash cart.
    But in that situation, perhaps I should just buy a DSlite sized GBA flash cart.
    However, I kinda want to buy a GBM simply because of how ultra portable it is, and I kinda hate the borders GBA games get on DS screens.

    So, I can't really make my mind up, and any recommendations would be greatly appreciated [​IMG]
     
  2. bazzi_h

    bazzi_h GBAtemp Regular

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    Buy the gameboy micro and an EZ4

    Edit: Actually you might wanna listen to Sepinho about doing both.
     
  3. sepinho

    sepinho GBAtemp Regular

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    I've just recently bought an EFA Simple for my good-ole GBA, even though I have a 3-in-1 in my DS lite. For dedicated GBA gaming, I prefer the GBA-EFA setup. But when I'm on the road, I don't usually carry my GBA around with me, so I use the 3-in-1 with the DSL instead, whenever I crave GBA games.

    What I'm trying to say: Do both! If you obviously have the money for a GBM plus flashcart, the extra 20 bucks for a 3-in-1 probably don't hurt you much.
     
  4. Psyfira

    Psyfira Credit: 0ml. Insert tea to continue

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    Just out of curiousity, why do you need a Gamecube and a gameboy player to write to the F2A?
    Because a Micro and the F2A would be perfect [​IMG]
     
  5. myuusmeow

    myuusmeow GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I guess the F2A needs a Gameboy Advance with the original link port to be written to, and he doesn't have an original GBA, just a Gameboy Player.
     
  6. Sc4rFac3d

    Sc4rFac3d GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    My sister uses a Micro and the old F2A I gave her. Seems to work out pretty well for her. Then again, she doesn't play DS.

    If you take the DS with you alot get the flashcart, otherwise go with the Micro. [​IMG]
     
  7. Destructobot

    Destructobot Crave the Hammer

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    You could get an Elink or EFA Linker for the GBM (both just over $21 USD shipped at Dealextreme). They both have connecter ports in the cart, so the GBA link port isn't needed.

    If you want a GBA cart for the DS, I'd go with the 3-in-1 or the eWin expansion pack.
     
  8. SpaceJump

    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    These are exactly the points why I bought a GBM for my old G6 and it's great!
     
  9. .TakaM
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    okay, I decided to buy a GBM, infact I went to get one today, except..
    Gameboy Micros don't exist in New Zealand, I think I might've seen one or two when they came out.. but now, absolutely nothing.
    So I'll have to order one online, and last time I ordered something online was with liksang ( [​IMG] )

    So, what site is the best to order a GBM these days?
     
  10. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    get a g6 lite, you don't need any cables that go into the gbm, or you can buy a gba sp which will not only play gba games but play old gb and gbc games too.
     
  11. IxthusTiger

    IxthusTiger Cruddy's Buddy

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    Also I think you can customize the GBA border on DS.
     
  12. sepinho

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    I have no idea if it's the 'best' place, but Play-Asia has them in stock and is supposed to be reliable. I've never ordered there though.