How are DS Roms made in the first place

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by Spudnik123, May 8, 2007.

  1. Spudnik123
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    Hey guys, with all this talk about running "backup" roms I was wondering something. How is the back up made in the first place. With the slot 1 taken up by a passme or Slot 1 device I dont see how one can back up a rom. So anyways hypothetically, how would one backup their DS rom, do you have to "obtain one" in the usual methods or can you do it by yourself?
     
  2. stormwolf18

    stormwolf18 GBAtemp Fan

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    ask mummy about how its made
     
  3. cheesyPOOF5

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    You need a piece of hardware called a GBAMP to back up the game. Also if you flash your DSes firmware with flashme, you don't need a passme.
     
  4. m2pt5

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    Before there were slot 1 cards there were slot 2 cards and FlashME, chief.
     
  5. Trace II

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    Isn't a passme only needed for the initial startup of a slot 2 device?
     
  6. Modrak

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    Yup, you can pop it out after booting has finished - but empty slot1 breaks sleep [​IMG]
    or have the DS flashed, convinient.