Load Hack/Patch onto cartridge?

Discussion in 'GBA - Game Development, ROM Hacks and Translations' started by mishydishy, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. mishydishy
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    I was wondering if it was possible to load a hack/translation patch onto the actual cartridge, specifically the Boktai 3 translation patch onto the actual Boktai 3 cartridge (to use teh solar sensor).
     
  2. pilotwangs

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    Nope.

    Alot of people wanted to do the same for the Mother 3 patch that's coming out soon.
     
  3. hankchill

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    Like the guy above me said; No.

    Game cartridges are ROM (Read Only Memory). Not writable. Sorry.
     
  4. mishydishy
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    would it be possible to write a program that would allow the ROM to use the solar sensor in either boktai 1 or 2?
     
  5. hankchill

    hankchill I Pwn n00bs.

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    Not without a solar sensor itself.

    Just use a button hack to raise and lower your solar meter.
     
  6. Frederica Bernkastel

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    I've seen it done.
    But I think it was just dummy cards with .gba files loaded onto them.