How to insert a .nds file on a legit nds cartridge?

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by XabiPlayerPRO, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. XabiPlayerPRO
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    Imagine that you have a game on a bought cartridge (ex. Mario Kart DS), and you have in your PC the ROM of any other game (ex. Pokemon Diamond) as a .nds format. I know ways to get the Mario Kart DS to my PC as a .nds file, but anyone know how to replace the content of the cartridge to have in the cartridge Pokemon Diamond instead of MKDS?
    I have a 3DS with HBW, if necessary.
     
    Last edited Jul 19, 2017
  2. spinal_cord

    spinal_cord Knows his stuff

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    You can't ever. The ROM chip is read only, thats why it's called a ROM - Read Only Memory. Why would you want to anyway?
     
  3. OkazakiTheOtaku

    OkazakiTheOtaku no thanks, I don't want a custom title

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    You can't. That's why it's a ROM-- Read Only Memory.

    You can't replace the ROM with another one. The save file is a separate partition (for lack of a better term) and that's why it can be rewritten.

    EDIT: Ninja'd
     
  4. XabiPlayerPRO
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    It was just curiosity.
     
  5. migles

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    i wonder why dafuq this past 2 weeks, this question started appearing so much...

    i am pretty sure this is the 4th time this has been questioned this past 2 weeks...
     
  6. XabiPlayerPRO
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    Oh, I didnĀ“t know that it was asked before...
     
  7. Mnecraft368

    Mnecraft368 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    i think its possible to get an R4 to autoboot a .nds file. Not sure though

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    Some R4 cards have a menu like "YSMenu.nds" so deleting that and naming your .nds YSMenu would make the R4 boot to it. Dunno about _DSMENU.dat and _DS_MENU.dat cards though
     
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