Is it possible to remove a ds game from its cartridge

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by FatalX, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. FatalX

    FatalX Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Recently one of my ds game's cartridges is acting up and keeps on freezing or not loading properly and I'm getting fed up with it. When I look at the golden pins I see that there are some green marks and I tried to clean it but it simply won't clean, so I want to know if I can open the cartridge and take the "game" out, then open a separate cartridge and switch it? Would I have to reconnect wires or anything like that? Is this possible to do, or is it likely that I'll just ruin my game by trying this?
  2. ShinyJellicent12

    ShinyJellicent12 I summon giant clover-shaped meteors in the sky

    Mar 21, 2011
    United States
    The Moon
    You may think I'm wrong, but I am pretty sure that you shouldn't "take" the game out because I was told that it is against the law to do that. If I were you, I would go out and get an Acekard or M3 or R4 etc. and just download the game on there. [​IMG]
  3. BobTheJoeBob

    BobTheJoeBob The most optimistic person on the temp. :)

    Aug 2, 2009
    Please tell me you're trolling.
  4. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

    Sep 13, 2009
    So your telling him to avoid not breaking a law by breaking the law?

    Also on topic.
    It is possible to remove the board from it's cartage and put it in another cartage, but I don't know if it's possible to keep it from falling apart since you can't just open a DS game without breaking it
  5. Spongeroberto

    Spongeroberto GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 9, 2009
    the pins are attached to the board. You can't 'swap' one game with another and leave the pins.
  6. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

    Former Staff
    Oct 23, 2007
    PowerLevel: 9001
    Nope, you can't, because if you switch the "circuit board" in it, you'll switch the entire game altogheter.

    You're better off buying some electronics cleaning fluid, then use that on the golden contacts.
  7. warmijwilfaain

    warmijwilfaain War Mage MILF

    Sep 30, 2007
    Kent. lolol
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