Homebrew & NDS Emulation?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by LWares87, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. LWares87
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    LWares87 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I've been curious about this for some time and i was wondering...

    How do you use homebrew with a NDS Emulator (e.g. DeSmuME), as like you would with a flashcard on an actual NDS?
     
  2. the_randomizer

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    It is possible, but keep in mind it will be even more CPU intensive to run emulators in an emulator.

    You need to configure Slot 2 as an MPCF Flash Card Device and "use the path of the loaded ROM" needs to be checked. Just make sure that the emulator/app being used is set up in a similar fashion it would be on a flashcard (folder structure). From there, load the emulator (which has the .nds file name like a ROM would). :P
     
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    On the config menu are options for slot 1 and slot 2
    Should contain options to allow a lot of things, most of it fairly obvious.
    There have been other builds aimed at emulation of flash carts and devices but I am not sure if half of them were public and it probably makes little difference here anyway.

    Before that there was a DLDI patch method called FCSR that allowed you make a FAT image and append it to the game with the appropriate DLDI and have the game think it is reading from a SD card. Modern desmume should render most of that less useful though.
     
  4. LWares87
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    LWares87 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    thank you.

    i suppose, it would be best not to do this (unless you have a computer or laptop with decent specifications).
     
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    No one said you can't try, just giving you a bit of a warning as it is more CPU intensive :P
     
  6. LWares87
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    fair enough... lol