NDS Rom Patcher Released!

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  1. Darkforce
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    News: NDS ROM Patcher Released!

    Someone has finally released a patching tool for commercial NDS games:






    I have tested the patcher and it seems to work just fine! You'll need a GBA flash cart, passme or flashme and an original DS game. Remember to use clean dumps and not GST roms. Patch the games via the command prompt (start, run, cmd, ndspatch.exe , hit enter). The patcher also automatically truncates (trims) the game! Have fun!



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    Those looking for a download link for the tool, please go elsewhere for the time being. Also, please do not request the tool at GBAtemp. Thanks for your co-operation!
     
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  2. DaRk_ViVi

    DaRk_ViVi Sending you back... to the future!

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    The Original game is needed for what?
     
  3. Darkforce
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    No, I meant any original ds game...

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  4. Bi99uy

    Bi99uy GBAtemp Regular

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    To bypass the security measures that are in some games (Episode III for example) and too bypass the initial check when using PassME/WifiME.


    Man, is this some cool software or what? Even though i have a Supercard, it´s much neater to use my EZ-Flash II Powerstar. Hopefully it can patch Advance Wars DS so i don´t have to sacrifice my Nintendogs Save.

    EDIT: Wow, it even works with games that are incompatible with Supercard. Lunar works flawless for instance.
     
  5. Kyoji

    Kyoji ウッーウッーウマ

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    Well hey!
    Too bad I've only a 256 card, this may convince me to upgrade however [​IMG]
     
  6. Eolone

    Eolone Advanced Member

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    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS [​IMG]
    it work
     
  7. Renegade_R

    Renegade_R Audio/Video Expert

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    Released on the day when GBAlpha releases the M3 Adapter and its software upgrade...OUCH!

    Anyways...I am going to buy a PassMe now. w00t
     
  8. Bi99uy

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    Damn, the save patcher doesnt work with Advance Wars DS. Too bad.
     
  9. djgarf

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    nice to see the ds scene moving along [​IMG]
     
  10. dase

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    Can anyone tell me how i can use it on my XP? I'ts a DOS program...
     
  11. Knattabert

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    It does not work with my F2A 256M.
    Getting white screens of death. I'm using FlashMe.

    What am I doing wrong? I tried Polarium (white screens), Bomberman (copyright message then freeze) and Pokémon Dash (white screens).
     
  12. Darkforce
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    Hmm... Some games you'll need an original DS cart in the slot for it to work as Bi99uy said in an earlier post.

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  13. Kyoji

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    Just drag the .nds file onto the ndspatcher.exe file and it will patch automatically [​IMG]
     
  14. retromeo

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    No, for some games it simply does not work.

    Nintendogs EUR for example gives a white screen. Even with an NDS cart in place. Or a passme.
     
  15. Bi99uy

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    Or if you are lazy you can always use the "Drag and Drop" method. Easy as pie.

    Also, has anyone tried Jump Superstars yet? I won´t fit on my 256 cart and when using Supercard it lock´s up when you select which island you want to fight on.
     
  16. Kyoji

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    :'(
    Only game I've tried so far is Pac-Pix, which worked great. I'm giving Nintendogs Chiuha (spelling..whatever) a try right now.
     
  17. WeaponXxX

    WeaponXxX Too F'in Blonde

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    So if a game boots it will have no save support? Is that what I am to understand?
     
  18. Kyoji

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    The patcher makes an attempt to patch it so it uses the flashcarts SRAM instead of the NDS cart's SRAM. If it doesnt patch though, it wills ave on your NDS cart. So beware.
     
  19. EarthBound

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    I cant wait to test this,and all we need now is a compatble list.
     
  20. Darkforce
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    The patcher tries to patch the save so it saves on a GBA flash cart, for some games it will work and some others it won't.

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