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Jan 18, 2008

N00B by Cardiff25 at 12:18 AM (2,206 Views / 0 Likes) 16 replies

  1. Cardiff25
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    Newcomer Cardiff25 Member

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    Ok just got a dstt and a 2gig mem card, i have download the 1.0.7 firmware but dunno what to do.

    Do i need to format the mem card if so how ? and how do i start putting stuff on the card.

    as i say i am a n00b and this so please dont shoot me down....
     
  2. Grimalkin

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    Extract the 1.07 Loader and Transfer it onto the SD.

    Drop in some Game Backups (preferably in a folder named 'Games' for organization).

    Done.

    Read the FAQ.
     
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    You need some sort of card reader for your PC that lets you put files onto the microSD card (I think one comes with the TTDS, but it's not a particularly good card reader and some people have had problems with it). It doesn't hurt to format a new card, and then you can drag and drop your firmware (TTMENU.SYS, TTMENU.DAT, and the TTMENU folder along with its contents) and game (.nds) files onto the card. Pop the microSD card into the TTDS, and pop the TTDS into your DS, turn it on, and if you've done everything right, you should see a list of your games. Hilight a game in the list with the stylus, then tap it again to play it.

    Oh, and read the FAQ.

    -Bri
     
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    You're not a noob, you're a newbie. [​IMG]
     
  5. Cardiff25
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    Newcomer Cardiff25 Member

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    Thanks, guys

    just to clear everything, up im gonan drop the TTMENU.DAT the TTMENU.SYS and the TTMenu folder all on the mem card then make a folder for games and drop them all on there.

    if i wanna change the skin again is it as easy as drag and drop ?
     
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    If you put the ROMs in a separate folder, you'll be shooting yourself in the foot. Your DSTT kernel is going to look for them to be in the root directory of your TF card, and if that's not where you put them you may be in for some disappointment when you fire that card up.

    Changing skins is no problem, just drop the files into the ./TTMenu/skin/default folder, overwriting all of the old images.
     
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    Put the games where you want, the DSTT loader looks for them in sub-directories and show them.
     
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    You can run. You can hide. DSTT'll find you (r ROMs)
     
  9. Ebucel

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    Sorry but you're wrong you can put them anywhere . . . however I have noticed certain roms expect to be certain places.
     
  10. Cardiff25
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    Newcomer Cardiff25 Member

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    cheers for all your input, gonna try it all tomorrow.

    but quickly what the heck is 'moonshell' and if all i wanna do is play games (roms) do i need it will it be of any use to me ?
     
  11. Grimalkin

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    No not really, Moonshell is a reader device that allows you to play DPG format movies, read .txt ebooks and play music on your DS. Very useful.
     
  12. Cardiff25
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    Newcomer Cardiff25 Member

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    ok thats cool, dont think id use any of that lol

    is it hard to install ?
     
  13. Grimalkin

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    No, download, extract, transfer to root of the SD card.

    No hassle, and if it breaks, it's your fault.
     
  14. Cardiff25
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    Newcomer Cardiff25 Member

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    hmmmm.... think ill leave it then lol
     
  15. Ebucel

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    well some homebrew may not require moonshell to load but I have had to run 2-3 programs via DSOrganize (Tower Defense, Constellations, and GeoWars)
     
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    Newcomer Cardiff25 Member

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    isit true moonshell lets you display 14 items rather than 4 ?
     
  17. Grimalkin

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    Wait... when did I say anything about running homebrew? (Other than Moonshell)
     

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