If you had 1GB to fill...

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Mieki, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. Mieki

    Mieki GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 21, 2007
    So I just got myself a new 1GB MicroSD, but I can't choose which games to put in it. Any recommendations? Also, it'd be nice if you gave a full list, uncompressed ( I don't like trimming my roms).
  2. Satangel

    Satangel BEAST

    Nov 27, 2006
    Bruges, Belgium
  3. layzieyez

    layzieyez GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 24, 2007
    United States
    What do you mean by this? ROMS requests are very much frowned upon here.
  4. Destructobot

    Destructobot Crave the Hammer

    Oct 15, 2006
    United States
    Portland, OR
    That doesn't look like a rom request to me.
  5. starfox468

    starfox468 GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 25, 2007
    Hiding In Your House
    I would put it in my camera and [​IMG]

    Phantom Hourglass- 64MB
    Jump Ulitimate stars- 64MB
    All Phoenix Wright games- 96MB
    Mario Kart 32MB
    A lot of shovelware games- The Rest
  6. JKR Firefox

    JKR Firefox Back.

    Nov 18, 2006
    Shhh...he's a mod in disguise, Destructobot....
  7. Ruri

    Ruri GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 20, 2007
    United States
    He's asking for a list of good games whose sizes will fit on a 1 GB card. Not for the roms themselves.

    And I suppose that's also why he couldn't use the sticky, since it doesn't take size into account. Although there have been a few threads of "good games with a small file size" in the past...
  8. *~Arc

    *~Arc Newbie

    Jun 11, 2008
    United States
    Well under 1 Gb I think could include
    PW 1,2, & 3
    Apollo Justice

    That all should fit I believe
  9. paul3100

    paul3100 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 15, 2007
    Firstly, Why would you purchase a 1 gig card when you could get a 2 gig card for not much more £££$$$ ? and if your DS card has SDHC then why not 4/6/8 gigs?

    Anyway i am over 30 so my choice of games may change from others and i would choose:

    Zelda PHG (Number 1456) 128mbs
    Arkanoid (Number 2409) ??? 32/64mbs
    Diner Dash (Number 1042) 32mbs
    Mario cart (Number 0201) 32mbs
    Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword (Number 2387) 128mbs
    New International Track & Field (Number 2350) 128mbs ?

    Not quite 1 gig but its a start!

    Why by the way when someone requests something without first checking in " search " if its already been asked do you guys always moan at them about it?.
    Ok i guess it can get annoying seeing all the same questions appear but if you have already answered before or don' want to again then just leave the thread alone and let someone else sort it or simply link them to the old thread.

  10. Panzer Tacticer

    Panzer Tacticer veteran human

    Apr 13, 2008
    Right Here
    This is basically the same as a "what are your fav games" list request.

    I suggest just looking at those threads with the idea of fill the card till full with items on the lists.
  11. Destructobot

    Destructobot Crave the Hammer

    Oct 15, 2006
    United States
    Portland, OR
    Just make sure to leave some space for the saves (.5MB for each game on the card bare minimum).
  12. WildWon


    Former Staff
    Apr 4, 2008
    United States
    8-Bit Heaven
    Mario Kart DS
    Jump Ultimate Stars
    Diagasso! Band Brothers DX
    Space Invaders (EXTREME!)

    Colors DS
    Nitro Tracker
    NeoDS (and a few roms for that)

    Theres what my 1-gig would look like.

    Its just a good thing i have a 4G card *gloat*
  13. Curley5959

    Curley5959 CCC Member!

    Feb 2, 2008
    My Games List

    -Clubhouse Games - 16mb
    -Chibi Robo- Park Patrol - 64mb
    -Professor Layton and the Curious Village - 64mb
    -River King - Mystic Valley - 64mb
    -Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword - 128mb
    -Super Dodgeball Brawlers - 8mb
    -Trauma Center 2 - 64mb
    -Rune Factory - A Fantasy Harvest Moon - 128mb
    -Top Spin 3 - 64mb
    -Final Fantasy Tactics A2 - 128mb
    -Soul Bubbles - 32mb
    -Etrian Oddysey 2 - 32mb
    -The Incredible Hulk [patched version] - 49.5mb
    -Midnight Play Pack - 32mb

    + 1mb for each Game - 14mb

    Equals = 888.5mb

    Maybe add a few Arcade Games to the list and maybe another 64mb game and there you have it, A full 1gb flashcart..

    OH, and leave about 3mb for Narin's Cheat Compilation.. IMO you'll need it for some games [​IMG]

    Hope this helps..
  14. Cyburn2008

    Cyburn2008 Advanced Member

    Mar 19, 2008
    For me:

    Final Fantasy Tactics A2 - 128MB
    Meteos - 64MB
    Space Invaders Extreme - 64MB
    Warioware Touched - 32MB
    New Super Mario Bros - 32MB
    Advance Wars Dark Conflict - 64MB
    Big Brain Academy - 32MB
    Mario & Sonic at the Olympics - 128MB
    SEGA superstar tennis - 64MB

    the rest homebrew stuff and emulators.
  15. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

    Nov 27, 2006
    these days i find it hard to fill 1gb let alone 2gb i only have a few games on my slot 1
  16. kobykaan

    kobykaan GBAtemp Addict

    Aug 27, 2007
    something your all forgetting is each game and some homebrew needs a save game most save games are around 512kb x this by about 30 items = 15mb remember to save about 25-30mb spare for save games or you will find some stuff wont even load due to lack of space [​IMG]

    and NEO DS roms can take upto 50-100mb each average for good games add to this DPG movies mp3s and homebrew. other emulators and their roms soon eats into 1gb [​IMG]

    you CAN however save a few mb here and there by trimming commercial game roms but sometimes this can break download play despite a lot of so called wonder rom trimmers state that they keep it .. experience in reality its hit and miss [​IMG]

    if download plays not a biggie then you can shave upto 30 or 40mb maby more off a rom here and there and grab back some precious space [​IMG]

    to be honest 2gb cards are not a great deal of difference in price to 1gb cards lately ... shop around there are some bargains to be had ... even with brand name mem cards [​IMG]
  17. Sephi

    Sephi fool

    Jan 21, 2008
    United States
    Rhode Island
    kobykaan, this guy is only interested in ROMS, not homebrew and music and videos.

    anyways, why not trim your ROMS? (it's not compressing)
    you can save a bit of space and it doesn't affect anything, there's no reason not to. If you use NDStokyoTrim your ROMS won't lose any WiFi data or anything.

    NDSTokyoTrim is is here -> http://techsuki.net/nintendo-ds-rom-trimmer/

    The Downloads are right below the first screenshot.

    My game list:[*]Kirby - Canvas Curse: 50.56MB[*]Mario Kart DS: 24.38MB[*]New Super Mario Brothers: 19.66MB[*]Nintendo DS Browser: 5.92MB[*]Super Collapse! 3: 7.91MB[*]Tetris DS: 13.22MB[*]TLoZ - Phantom Hourglass: 62.31MB[*]Trauma Center - UTK 2: 54.55MB[*]WarioWare - Touched!: 30.94MB[*]Mario Party DS: 22.2MB[*]Club House Games: 10MB[*]Trauma Center - UTK: 13.6MB[*]Brain Age 2: 25.2MB[*]Castlevania - PoR: 44.9MB[*]Guitar Hero On Tour:114MB~600MB total
    I've recently deleted a few large games, FF12 RW and Araknoid DS and a few others. which would be ~200MB
    Then theres the 512KB savs
    14MB in total, including games that were deleted