Mother (Earthbound zero) cartridge for nes

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    Hello everyone, I was looking into getting a nes mother game cartridge. I am aware that the games are fake and that there are only very very few actual prototype games. I am aware of these thiings. However, I wanted to ask if there is some sort of place where i can buy a fake (reproduction cart) mother nes game english to play on my nes for something about 10 bux or cheaper. People on ebay sell them for something around 60-200. which is ridiculous for fake cartridges. I just cant seem to find a cartridge to play on my nes system. (also, if you know a good online website where i can buy nes games for decent prices, please let me know, thank you.)
     
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    €I don't really know that we can link you to repro shops, since they're technically selling pirated software; it'd be more or less the same as linking to a ROM site. Regardless, you're certainly not going to find one for $10.

    As for real NES games, your best bet is probably Amazon or eBay; some second-hand websellers might stock them (StoneAgeGamer still does, at the very least) but they're in it for a profit, whereas a good portion of eBayers and Amazon sellers are people looking to get rid of what they don't want or need.
     
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    I am definitely interested in this. I however, have no idea where to start or how to go about doing this. This is something I really want to do and I would appreciate any help you could offer on how to do this. :)
    thank you.
     
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    if you want to make one your self http://imageshack.com/a/img833/7452/eb0dirtyguide.jpg i made this a while back, if you go by it you should be fine. if you have any questions that are unanswered by it let me know.
     
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    Nice tutorial.

    How did you dump the rom into the memory??
     
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    i have an eprom burner now but GR.com sells preprogrammed eproms so back when i made my first Earthbound Zero cart i used them for the chips and the label.
    EDIT: there are programs like famirom http://nintendoage.com/forum/messageview.cfm?catid=22&threadid=63070 for splitting the rom into two CHR.bin and PRG.bin files then you just burn them like any binary file to a compatible chip.
     
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    Hmm. This does look pretty confusing. It is going to take some time to do which is what I don't have; my classes are sucking life out of me. I do plan on playing the game the next break i have but i would like to have it as soon as i an get it. I neither have any doner carts unfortunately. If you could make one, I would buy it off of you? If you are ok with that?
     
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    if i had more eproms and wasn't in the middle of moving i'd be happy to help, but sadly i'm quite swamped at the moment as well.
     
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    I respect that. If you really want to make one and sell it to me, I can wait as long as I need. I would like it if you keep in touch though :)
     
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    i'll keep that in mind.
     
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    That amazing, I didn't know about it before.