Is R4 the best DS flashcart?

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  1. gkoelho
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    I have been thinking on get a DS to play some games, i wanna buy a flashcart but not really sure whats is the best one.

    Also can i link my 3ds nintendo account to a new ds? I may want to download my pokemon bank to transfer some pokemons too.
     
  2. lemanuel

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    R4i = cheapest
    DSTWO = best
     
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    Ok, is there any firmware problem i may be aware?
     
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    I don't think so. DSTWO supports the latest firmware and R4i Gold or R4i RTS does too.
     
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    R4i series has Date Expire issue which makes noobs crazy.

    DSTWO never has it.

    MT-card's blue-card never has it either.
     
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    Yes but MelonGX; doesn't the MT card have the Tab on the case preventing it from being used in the DS series? or am I confused about that? I think he wanted to use it in both?

    PS I don't think you can Link (or would even need to) your DS and your 3ds accounts IIRC.

    There's also the battery usage to consider. I love my Ds2 but seldom use it in the 3ds as it eats through the 3ds battery charge like a starving person eats a hamburger. the older [original] R4's are really generous with battery use [on DS lites and earlier DSi firm wares] because of chip differences. I can't speak to the MT on this issue at all.
     
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    Just get the DSTwo. You're wasting your money if you get the R4 and you'll regret it later. I've had my DSTwo for years and it's still getting updates and new homebrew. Also you can savestate, have a realtime guide, cheats and all kinds of other neat stuff with the DSTwo.
     
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    Thanks, you guys are helping a lot.

    One more question, can it load gba roms?

    Edit: either one of them, but i i'm getting interest on the dstwo. Even thinking on buy it first, since i saw it works directly on my 3ds
     
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    Only the R4i SDHC and related carts. The R4i Gold 3DS (r4ids.cn) doesn't.
    The R4i Gold 3DS (r4ids.cn) is pretty good, second only to the DSTWO due to the built in CPU.
     
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    Pokemon bank won't be able to recognize any DS flashcart, even though you have Pokemon B/W/B2/W2 on it.
     
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    DSTwo can emulate GBA (fullspeed) with great compatibility through TempGBA if you can't install CIA files.
     
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    This one will be a retail game :lol: But i may want to use cheats on it(to get that nasty celebi on hg/ss). I guess that would be impossible on the ds on a retail game, right?


    May i ask what is TempGBA?
     
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    Not necessarily.

    There are homebrew for DS flashcarts that allow DS save extract and injection to retail carts.
     
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    I suggest you buy from modchipcentral.com. They've been very good anytime I've used them.
    TempGBA is a DsTwo GBA emulator.
     
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    did u quote the right person?
     
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    There is a solution to getting celebi/mew/shiny enter,raiku,suikune etc...on HG/SS official carts.

    1.) you get the supercard dstwo
    2.) google search for DS pkmn Distribuable rom.
    3.)have 2 nintendo ds systems.
    4.) on dstwo run pkmn distributable for *insert pkmn name*and change the date to when that pkmn was originally given away.
    5.) then you can find a wonder card injector or whatever it is to edit that one for use with other specific events. (pc based program)

    **download an event card for ANY distributed pkmn doesn't care if it's over changing the system time on the DS let's you receive pkmn**

    there's is a TUT on the net somewhere I'm too tired to look now.

    sorry for not being to descriptive towards the end as I forgot how to do most of it but I can Say that I have actually done this with HG/SS and got the 3 Shiny dogs that gamestop was giving away and these ones as well.

    deoxys (all forms)
    celebi
    mew
    darkrai ( I think??)
    magmorter

    search for HG/SS distribution list on serebii and you can get any of those and they are legit to use in battle. (supposedly I never tried)
     
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    Or you could just get the .pkm for Gen V,

    Or use the wonder card on Gen Iv, extract the pkm to convert Gen V.

    Problem is if the save is stuck on a flash cart, one won't be able to transfer the Pokemon to Gen VI
    (Pkhex can bypass poke bank transfer)
     
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    Thats looks really intersting. I will get a look on to it as soon is have this fc. But why do I must hv 2 ds? and my 3ds cant work as "one ds" ?


    What dows u mean with stuck on a flash cart? i didnt get it.