North America GBA carts - Japanesse Game fix

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by mtbelley, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. mtbelley
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    mtbelley Member

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    Anyone know how to change the HG/SS jap games to work with North Amer GBA carts. Thanks.
     
  2. YayMii

    YayMii hi

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    ...what?

    HG/SS are DS games.
    DS games are region-free.
     
  3. Xoo00o0o0o

    Xoo00o0o0o Xoo00o0o0o is in the house

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    He means change the games so the japanese ds games work with american gba carts
     
  4. YayMii

    YayMii hi

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    I think he should wait until the US release.
     
  5. stab244

    stab244 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I don't think there is a way to make that happen... You could just transfer it to your English Platinum/Diamond/Pearl and then trade it to your HG/SS.
     
  6. mtbelley
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    I know it was done when platinum was first released in jap so wondered if anyone knew how, I just remeber it envolved hex editing the region areas for the GBA games from the jap games and replacing it with the NA game info.
     
  7. Lumstar

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    I think so. There's no compatibility issues data-wise that I'm aware of, this kind of thing is just locked out. The devs did it with Battle Revolution too IIRC.
     
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