How to play SNES on DS?

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  1. dOoBiX
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    I downloaded Snezziboy v0.25 and used it to make my .smc.gba file. The readme file says:
    So I did that and got:
    .smc.gba
    .smc.sav
    .smc.sci

    I put those 3 files in my SD card and run it in my SuperCard, but after the Gameboy Advance load screen, the screen just goes all white... Why doesn't it work? I tried a few roms and all of them show a white screen.

    I also tried the same thing with snesDS, but the same thing happens; there's only a white screen. Please help me! I really want to play SNES games on my DS! [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah, I could never get SNES to play on my Supercard either...
     
  3. Vince989

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    It seems you are just doing the opposite during patching : you end up having a .sci, which implies RealTime Saver is on, and you end up with .gba, which means it's not compressed either... [​IMG]

    Blue means "on" , gray means "off"... [​IMG]

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    Not all games (not many actually) work with Snezziboy. Also, instead of using Snezziboy, I'd recommend checking out SnezziDS. Get that here. Then, check out the SnezziDS compatibility wiki here. Lastly, you'll need the SuperDAT file, which you'll rename to Snezzi.dat (if you don't have it already). You can find the latest DAT here. Also, the first link I gave you will bring you to the Pocketheaven subforum for the Snezzis. Look for more info there.
     
  5. dOoBiX
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    Hmm, the first link you posted takes us to a topic called [Snezziboy] v0.25. That's what I used... I can't find the download for SnezziDS [​IMG]

    I looked in that forum and found someone who had the exact problem I had, but he got it to work... but it still doesn't work for me... so I replied to that topic. I hope they can help me [​IMG]
     
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    It hasn't been released yet.
     
  7. dOoBiX
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    Actually, I unchecked the stuff in the Options tab. After reading your post, I right-clicked the rom in the Game List tab, went to properties, and unchecked those... now I don't have the .sav and .sci files and Street Fighter 2 works now! [​IMG]

    However, it is really slow... This is the only game I want to play. [​IMG]
     
  8. SpaceJump

    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Here you can get SnezziDS. It runs at full speed, but is not compatible with all games.
     
  9. dOoBiX
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    I used SnezziDS for Street Fighter 2 and it was slow [​IMG]
     
  10. jeffkong

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    I couldn't get it to work, but on those Pocketheaven links it suggested renaming the .gba outputted files to .nds ones

    I did, but when I try to convert the renamed file with Supercard I get an "Access Violation" error and doesn't convert it at all

    help!
     
  11. SpaceJump

    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Don't use the SC software, just rename it to .nds and copy it over to your card.

    dOoBiX, I think the actual original Street Fighter 2 IS slow, so try SF2 Turbo and see if that's faster.
     
  12. dOoBiX
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    Here's what I tried:
    Street Fighter 2 :: Slow
    Street Fighter 2 Turbo :: Slow
    Street Fighter Alpha 2 :: Stays at black screen, but L+R+START shows the configuration
    Super Street Fighter 2 :: Slow

    [​IMG]
     
  13. 5uck3rpunch

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    SNES ShadowRun would be awesome to play on the DS. GREAT game!
     
  14. SpaceJump

    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    dOoBiX, did you use the snesadvance.dat from SNESDS / SNESAdvance? Rename it to Snezzi.dat and it should speed up the games. If that doesn't help then I don't know...
     
  15. dOoBiX
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    YES! Street Figther works great now! It only has some graphical background errors. Thanks SpaceJump! [​IMG]

    Do you know how to get Y and X to work? [​IMG]
     
  16. SpaceJump

    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    If you cannot use X and Y then you are using Snezziboy which is slow for most games. It's for GBA, SnezziDS for DS.
     
  17. dOoBiX
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    OHhhh! Thanks again SpaceJump!!! [​IMG]

    Snezzi DS >create> ROM.smc.gba >rename> ROM.smc.gba.nds

    It has sound now and it works great! The top screen has the game but the bottom screen is white... is it like that for everyone? I would like the bottom screen to be off to save some battery life [​IMG]
     
  18. ryohki

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    what is it you're supposed to do with snesadvance.dat?
    where do you put it after you've renamed it?
     
  19. SpaceJump

    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    That's normal. Hopefully the bottom screen will be turned off in the next release.

    The snesadvance.dat should only be used for Snezziboy (rename it to Snezzi.dat and put it into the folder of Snezziboy). SnezziDS doesn't need it cause it's fast enough.