mGBA Stuck On Red Screen

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  1. Elexon6273
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    I am trying to play some of my GBA ROMs on mGBA but whenever I launch it, it gets stuck on a red screen. I have looked into the 3dshax subreddit but the information given wasn't helpful. I need help figuring this out.

    I am aware that I can use the Virtual Console but I'd rather use this Homebrew Launcher GBA emulator.

    P.S. - I have Luma CFW 7 and a9lh & am running on 11.4
     
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  2. Dracari

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    i believe its a payload issue, if you have an N3DS redownload the otherapp.bin, Smea Fixed 11.4 Payloads the otherday (N3DS only. he's stated a new exploit hasto be used fix O3DS)
     
  3. Manurocker95

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    If you have cfw, .cía version works without issues, no need for using hbl version x)
     
  4. arc13

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  5. pixelmasher

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    Red means you're missing boot.3dsx. Get the starter pack again and put in on the root. You should copy boot.3dsx and 3ds folder inside the starter folder onto the root of the SD card.

    What he said. Just install mGBA and use that. You get better results from using CIA vs HBL.
     
  6. Elexon6273
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    Thanks guys, I really appreciate your help :)

    I'll try it right now
     
  7. MRJPGames

    MRJPGames Pretty great guy

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    I do wonder though, what's the problem with using VC?
     
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    You can actually patch vc to do things it can't normally. You can patch the rooms to go into sleep mode after a certain button combo, and you can use a patch to brighten the picture and remove ghosting.
     
  9. Elexon6273
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    I use VC all the time, but my mGBA 3dsx file wasn't lauching so I just wanted to fix it, not that I'll ever use it :P
     
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  10. lucas millington

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    so i updated the payload and the 3dsx file from the site, and im still getting red screen
     
  11. nl255

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    GBA VC isn't emulated like other vc is which means no save state support. Not to mention homebrew emulators often have support for things like running at faster than normal speed that vc doesn't.
     
  12. lucas millington

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    and there are only 10 gba games
     
  13. Dodain47

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    There are way more gba games than just ten. Just check out the wiki here.
     
  14. lucas millington

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    yeah but what is the vc injector
     
  15. Dodain47

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    This.