Howto run GBA roms on a NDS

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Gute, Jul 9, 2006.

  1. Gute
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    Dont know if i put this in the right forum (since its about both NDS and GBA) but i'll give it a shot.

    I'm still a newbie with NDS and flashing. I've got the hang of running DS roms on the DS now [​IMG] but i still dont know how to flash my GBA-roms onto it. I havent tried flashing any roms yet since i'm looking for a compatibility list and instructions howto flash in the best way. Is there a similar compatibility list for GBA roms as there is with NDS (http://m3wiki.com/index.php?title=M3_NDS_roms)? I found this list on the M3 wiki but it doesnt have many games on it. I dont remember doing anything special when I used to flash GBA-roms onto my old EZ Flash II when i had a GBA SP a couple of years ago.

    I'm using a M3 mini-SD (and passcard 3) on a NDS Lite.
    Hoping to get some answers [​IMG]
     
  2. _Mazza_

    _Mazza_ GBAtemp Regular

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    well the search button might help [​IMG] oh and a little thing called google.

    Nearly all roms should work on the M3 so there isn't a compatibility list for GBA games I don't think.
     
  3. teh_raf3

    teh_raf3 Whatever suits you

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    I think almost every GBA rom works on M3...

    And for writing them, just write them to the SD card as a GBA game, in the M3 manager...
     
  4. Gute
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    How do i know which settings i should use? When should i choose "hardware", "software" or "hardware + software"? When should i use "Real time save" and the IPS patcher?
    Or do i only use the defaults?
     
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  6. Gute
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    I found this on M3adapter.com. Is it true?
    Common guys, there ought to be alot of you who's using your DS to play GBA games!
     
  7. danielmakana

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    Yes that is true. You do not have to patch the game. You can run the game through the game manager if you want though.
     
  8. Gute
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    Sorry for asking all these questions...
    Do i have to use the game manager at all? Or is it enough to simply copy the gba-games to the card not using the game manager?
     
  9. outphase

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    if you do not use the game manager, you will have to create save files by hand.