M3 real GBA expansion pack internal clock question...

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  1. R2DJ
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    I've read the review of the M3 Real and when I came down to the testing of GBA ROMs, Pokemon Sapphire does not work properly because of the internal clock does not exist. I also noticed that the review is kinda old so is the problem already fixed? I'm considering this bundle and I want to buy it. Thanks.
     
  2. RaiDesu

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    It would work, just time features like berries and the shop events are gone. Not a big effect on core gameplay.
     
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    Any other GBA ROMs that has features that use the internal clock?
     
  4. DanTheManMS

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    The Pokemon games are the primary games that use the RTC, hence why many devices don't bother adding one in.
     
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    IIRC some of the MegaMan Battle Network games use a clock as well.
     
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    Call this weird but, I feel like it HAS an RTC built in. I did a test using Pokemon Emerald (unpatched), set the clock to 12 AM, then left my DS off for a few hours. Lo and behold, the time changed!
     
  8. thedicemaster

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    ah, but did it change for the amount of hours you had your DS turned off?
    wouldn't be surprised if it would just show random times.
     
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    It did.