hack request: GB Smart Card Pokemon GB Tower patch

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  1. Snugglevixen
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    Snugglevixen Fox Princess

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    I got a Smart card today and it works fine with Transfer Paks, that is until you try to use the GB tower in Stadium or Stadium 2

    There is a thread here where people have been patching games to work on Smart Card including Pokémon Red and Blue patches which I've tried
    http://forums.nesdev.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=5804&sid=7e0f160c9abecd49e06152c486865aff&start=300

    Perhaps a similar patch needs to be done to get the GB tower to load from Smart Card?

    I would ask the hackers in that link to make me a patch but I never got my registration verification email no matter how many times I clicked resend.

    Stadium 1 insta crashes while Stadium 2 tries to load the ROM and crashes part way. I think either Blue needs a patch or Stadium needs a patch.
     
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    I imagine it won't work if you're using a multi-rom menu. The pokemon game should be the only game loaded onto the bank (the 1st bank I guess). If that doesn't work then I'm stumped and don't know what to tell you.
     
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    Snugglevixen Fox Princess

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    No multi ROM menu. Stadium seems to be happy until you use the GB Tower. I know that unpatched Red and Blue ROMS had issues on Smart Card on a normal GB so I imagine either another patch is needed for GB Tower or Stadium needs a patch.
    I think I have seen a screenshot of someone getting GB Tower working on emulator which normally has the same crash when I've tried, so I'll see what I can find out about that

    Update:
    Apparently GB Tower should work with a flash cart. Someone has even made non Pokémon games work by changing the ROM header.
    Perhaps mine has an issue, I had a bad Blue ROM or I need the US version of Stadium
    http://krikzz.com/forum/index.php?topic=1283.0

    Update 2: Turns out the problem was with Pokemon - Blue Version (UE) [!], I got it working on a Emuparadise's ROM. It then crashed on free battle, possibly due loading the save from the bad rom and saving progress on the good rom. Gonna try out this hack I wanna play now.

    Update 3: Hack works perfectly! Well, it was designed for the ROM that wasn't working so I did encounter a bug where Pokémon appears on the start menu before receiving a starter.
     
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    @Snugglevixen i have a question about that card, if you want to play 2+ games with saves do you have to continually change the save on the pc?