How often do you cheat on DS games?

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Link5084, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. Link5084

    Link5084 Sword & Shield at your service

    Aug 6, 2008
    United States
    Very little actually. I only used cheats on Final Fantasy IV, TWEWY, and New Super Mario Bros so far.
  2. thedicemaster

    thedicemaster GBAtemp Addict

    Apr 26, 2008
    hm, that's a lot of thinking.
    uhm, i haxed a few "unobtainable" legends into my pokemon save, for personal usage(not trading/wifi battling with them).
    and i did testing with camera haxing for OOT style camera in LoZ PH.
    and i downloaded a completed save for jus after completing the game and unlocking a large amount of characters myself.

    for GBA i used an unlock all cheat on medabots AX, but that was because i'd have to trade parts to get all which doesn't work with a DS.
  3. mrSmiles

    mrSmiles Dundunduuuun

    Oct 27, 2002
    as little as possible, unless i cant get through a certain area/part of the game
  4. Kamiyama

    Kamiyama GBAtemp Fan

    Mar 14, 2007
    Never. I hate cheats in all format.
  5. Raestloz

    Raestloz GBATemp's Lone Wolf

    Feb 7, 2008
    The World of Illusion
    Almost all the time, except if the game was fun (like TWEWY, PW), then I'll try my best to ignore [Cheats(Y)], other than that, I play each game with cheats, provided theere are cheats for them. Except for ones that don't have cheats (Like, Taiko no Tatsujin, up until a month ago, at least)
  6. Raven Darkheart

    Raven Darkheart The Radioactive Flamer

    Aug 27, 2008
    United States
    Cyclo DS Paradise
    the only CHEAT i use is the AI boost in Speed Racer
  7. Salamantis

    Salamantis GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Feb 20, 2007
    Most games because without cheats I just can't NOT suck [​IMG]
  8. WildWon


    Former Staff
    Apr 4, 2008
    United States
    8-Bit Heaven
    I cheat randomly. Usually its because i'm board and want to mess around with making mario invincible and just run through destroying things, or in FPS's to try out later guns. But i never save when cheating. Or if i do, its on another save slot. I don't use them to get further in the game, just for effing around. Its a good time waster [​IMG]

    Oh, and i usually cheat in the Lego games because i like the stories, i just hate worrying about hitting the Jedi/Ultra/Hero whatever levels of collecting the "coin" legos. I played the hell out of LEGO Star Wars 2 (original cart, glitched to shit and back) and now doing that on the newer games seems like a waste of time to me. lol
  9. ConJ

    ConJ The Toker

    Jul 18, 2008
    not very often, although i have been using them on final fantasy iv, however....
    it kinda defeats the object of most games, most of the time, especially the unlock codes.
  10. papyrus

    papyrus GBAtemp Fan

    Jan 17, 2008
    Nipa Hut
    I use cheat, more often the Exp Multiplier codes. I hate grinding.
  11. mysticwaterfall

    mysticwaterfall Streamforce Supreme Commander

    Aug 11, 2008
    United States
    Right behind you
    I preatty much only use infiniate lives in games like mario and sonic... unless it destroys the game, like nanostray or something. Overall there's only a very few games I cheat with, since it mostly ruins the point I think.
  12. tKo HaXoR

    tKo HaXoR GBAtemp Fan

    Aug 16, 2008
    United States
    Los Angeles
    I cheat at a "Moderate" level.
    I usually cheat on games that require many hours of effort to unlock features and such.
  13. Upperleft

    Upperleft Namcoholic

    Aug 15, 2007
    for some additional money that i'm too lazy to collect.
    i hate using "Unlock all characters" type of cheats .. it just ruins the unlocking fun for me [​IMG]
  14. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

    Former Staff
    Jan 14, 2007
    United States
    Very rarely. I will use a cheat to get over a place I may be stuck in a game, or after I beat a game, but I generally don't use them.
  15. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

    Sep 9, 2006
    Gambia, The
    well, I hate cheating... I once nearly did it... but then luckily didn't do it on that one fateful game ^^.

    I did it on SM 64 and Resident Evil for the fun (lol @ burning zombies)...

    Other than that ? To unlock normally ununlockable stuff. And once in Tales of Innocence because I was bored of the last endboss... I might finish it one day... but that will take ALOT of grinding.

    So to sum it up:

    Normally I want to avoid cheating, except if I'm so bored by a game that I don't want to complete it. The only games that ever got that procedure so far are:

    Supermario 64 DS, Resident Evil DS, Tales of Innocence.

    The other cheats I ever used were only for the lol and in no wise for the sake of finishing the game.
  16. imz

    imz GBAtemp's vigilante

    Nov 6, 2007
    Gotham city
    about 1% of the time, I try never to use cheats as if I can't complete a game then cheating would destroy the whole purpose so it's best to just give up, the only time I would use AR, however, is if a game makes me very frustrated by I still want to play on to the end due to something interesting or compelling about it (e.g. storyline, unlockables) one example of this was with Dementium:the ward, the save system with that game was so horrid and frustrating that I just gave up on the game entirely, later on I heard that the game had a very compelling storyline with a twist at the end, eager to discover it for myself whilst maintaining my sanity, I used the infinite health cheat (but no other) to complete the game and IMO it was worth it because the ending is TWISTED!
  17. Frederica Bernkastel

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    Jan 31, 2008
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    Not really at all.
    I cheated on Metroid prime Hunters, with testing my codes, and also the colour modifiers.
    But then I used auto-trainer maker, and I have the colours built in.
  18. Hadrian

    Hadrian Better than Craigslist

    Former Staff
    Oct 12, 2004
    Nope don't cheat.

    I do like to use codes or whatever to get into places the developers don't want you to get into.
  19. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

    Apr 7, 2008
    Toronto, Canader!
    rarely. the only games i can recall is ff iv (to speed up grinding) and yugioh 2008 (to unlock all the cards).
  20. Seven

    Seven oh hell no

    Jun 22, 2007
    United States
    Almost never, unless it's an unending grind or whenever I really get pissed off at random encounters. Also when I'm bored and I already finished the game.