How to play GBA titles using Gateway 3DS

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  1. PhoenixWrightX
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    So a lot of you have been asking how to play GBA using Gateway and since no one wants to make a thread, I guess I am the man to do it.

    Not my tutorial, but let's be honest you don't really care. Someone named SirByte wrote it.

    I didn't try this myself because I don't have an extra SD Card.

    If you have a more noob friendly way to run GBA at full speed using Gateway, post it!
     
  2. Codename

    Codename GREEN BRO IS BEST BRO

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    That doesn't sound like playing GBA games with Gateway to me. Rather, it sounds like booting into Pasta CFW to play GBA games.
     
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    You need Cubic Ninja to run GBA titles, Gateway doesn't really do anything for you without Cubic Ninja.

    As an added note, using FBI on the Homebrew Launcher, I don't believe you even need GW for the DevMenu install. Somebody correct me if I'm wrong there. The title of this post is kinda misleading in all honesty :')
     
  4. dubbz82

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    Stop spreading false information. The GBA stuff works fine in palentine (Source - I do this myself, and have commented in the main thread that it does in fact work successfully), and there's ways of running pasta using a launcher.dat.
     
  5. PhoenixWrightX
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    The way I see it:

    People have Gateway
    People want to run GBA titles on Gateway
    Gateway doesn't run GBA titles
    A method that runs GBA titles exists for flash cards
    Gateway can run that method.


    So yes, you can play gba using the method I just posted using Gateway 3DS.

    Now whenever someone searches for a method to run GBA on Gateway, this thread will show up.
     
  6. Kikirini

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    Good to know, though I think I'll wait for a GBA emulator instead.
     
  7. gamesquest1

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    should state its o3DS only at least, n3DS/2DS users will still need sky3DS or a retail copy of CN, also you have to be on 4.x to do this

    also you should be able to do it on the same SD, web exploit to boot GW MSET for pasta, or install this
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-ctrxplorer-open-source-sd-file-manager.390353/
    on both sysnand and emunand and when you want to switch over away from your computer just boot that up in either mode and rename the launcher files to alternate what is booting

    but i have to agree, this isn't really "using gateway" as much as "alongside gateway", much the same as suggesting someone buy a DSTWO to play snes games on there R4 card isn't really helping them play snes games on their R4 card
     
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    You have my apologies. I've been wrapped up in the N3DS for so long I forgot about the 4.5 stuff.
     
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    I guess GBA works with gateway mode, in sysnand.
     
  10. RodrigoDavy

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    It does not, I already tested it on Gateway mode in Sysnand. It only worked with Pasta for me.
     
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    Ah well :P Too bad gateway, you are beaten.
     
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  12. Asia81

    Asia81 In my Ecchi World <3

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    Why not send a request to Gateway ?
    If a lot a people send a request to Gateway for let use use GBA game in CIA, maybe they can add the support, no ?

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    I'm pretty sure they can do something for this
     
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    Now the patching method has been made public, and proven possible *cough cought PASTA cough*, Gateway might support GBA soon(tm)
     
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  14. SirByte

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    It's (1) an easy way for GW owners to set up a Pasta-booting SD Card that (2) is swap-compatible with your Gateway setup. I just swap between the two cards, using MSET (DS profile bug), and have the best of both worlds. It's not like a 4GB or 8GB SD Card is expensive, and on O3DS you have it swapped within seconds.

    And thanks @PhoenixWrightX for starting this thread.

    Edit: and the real credit goes nop90 for creating, and to Kscripnic for bringing our attention the Launcher.dat for Pasta. (correction thanks to VerseHell).
     
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  15. VerseHell

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    Actually, it's nop90 who made it, and it was supposed to be just a PoC.
     
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