help with cheats?

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  1. nyquilpinchess
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    nyquilpinchess Newbie

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    i tried searching for a few hours before turning here for help... i know how annoying people new to anything can be!

    i have been trying to get cheats to work with pokemon pearl all day to day to no avail.
    i noticed that some people while searching were saying something about a "patch" choice in the menu, however i do not see that.
    i have an acekard 2i(not a clone) with _aio 1.6rc2

    i just got it a few weeks ago and have had my fun playing... now i want to cheat! but i cant figure out how

    any help??
     
  2. Hakoda

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    Download the latest Temp DB here. Download USRCHEAT.DAT and place it in SD:/__aio/cheats. Overwrite the existing one. Go back to your Pearl game and press Y then tap Cheats. Rebuild the cheat DB by pressing X once you're in the cheat menu to refresh the cheats list.
     
  3. nyquilpinchess
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    nyquilpinchess Newbie

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    i have to be missing somthing here, thats exactly how i was trying to do it... and after reading this i did it again.. but yet it still wont work... i have tried with many different games also.
     
  4. BoxShot

    BoxShot Chiyo-chan :3

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    Try turning on cheats in the system options. Provided you didn't turn that on and you do see cheats in the menu.
     
  5. nyquilpinchess
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    didnt see that before.. but it said it was enabled already... i disabled it and re-enabled

    cheat scrolling is enabled (not sure what that is tho)
    cheat code usage is enabled
    select cheat database = USRCHEAT.DAT

    also while looking i have noticed there is a soft reset (also enabled) that does not seem to work for me...

    i have that sinking feeling that im just being stupid with this and the answer is simple, easy, and right in front of me...
     
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    BoxShot Chiyo-chan :3

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    FYI soft reset is L + R + A + B + down on the d-pad.

    Hmm here's another question do you press start/select after selecting cheats.

    Actually just describe to me what you do when you try to use cheats.
     
  7. nyquilpinchess
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    nyquilpinchess Newbie

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    start the acekard
    go to the game
    start>cheats>select cheats>x to rebuild>click start>a to start game


    also the soft reset works.. i was forgetting to push d-pad down [​IMG]
     
  8. BoxShot

    BoxShot Chiyo-chan :3

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    Ah your problem is pressing x to rebuild after selecting cheats. (most likely)
    You don't need to rebuild unless there are new cheats you want to use on a game since they don't appear until after you rebuild.
    Rebuilding pretty much erases the file that stores what cheats you did select.
     
  9. nyquilpinchess
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    DOHHHH... i knew it was gonna be something stupid i was doing!

    thank you a million and a half!
     
  10. Hakoda

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    Sorry I didn't mean press X each time you enter the cheats lists... Just once.
     
  11. gary2010

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    you can add your own cheats in ur usrcheat.dat using r4cce. i have just tryed the soft rest and it worked for me [​IMG] now i dont need to turn off my ds to change games