1. Grin59

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    If I'm not posting this in the right place let me know.
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    So I want to get the physical copy of LOZ Phantom Hourglass for my 2ds xl, but I also want the ability to use the D-pad and buttons like any other game. If I recall correctly there is piracy measures in place and I can't use the train unless it's a legit copy. I've patched the rom before and it worked but from what I remember the two patches don't work together and I can only have one or the other.

    So, if I exacted the rom, patched it, would it still have the piracy measures in place? Does the same apply to Spirit Tracks?
     
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  2. KleinesSinchen

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    Phantom Hourglass is from 2007. This is too old for anti-piracy “features”. No need to patch anything (besides the dpad-patch).

    You mixed the two games: Hourglass is the one with the ship. The train is in Spirit Tracks. Unfortunately the later of the two games is from 2009 and has this “AP-features” with the unusable train like you said.
    However most modern flashcards do not trigger the trap and a dpad-patch should not change this. You only will get in trouble with the protection when using a really old flashcard or TWiLight Menu++. I don’t know if the AP-patch is compatible with the dpad-patch.
     
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