Phantom Hourglass

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by thebugsdontbothe, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. thebugsdontbothe
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    thebugsdontbothe Advanced Member

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    is anyone else getting random crashes playing PH on their R4? its already frozen 4 times on me. the whole thing freezes but the music keeps going. anyone else?
     


  2. JacobReaper

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    nope, works fine here
     
  3. Kellicros

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    Ditto, works great.
     
  4. notnarb

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    maybe you should use a different dumping tool to dump the game
     
  5. HyoImowano

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    Defragment your SD card, I used to get random crashes, but ever since I started keeping my card defragged, it's gotten alot better.
     
  6. OSW

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    i like to call it, the R4 effect.

    solution: get a better card.
     
  7. Katalyst

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    Eh, that effect applies to most things.. Susie Everyteen tells me her life is so horrible. Solution: I tell her to get a better life.
     
  8. Nero

    Nero GBAtemp RPG Maniac

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    No one is getting crashes like you because... I'm not telling you directly...

    Hint: Update your damn Firmware! [​IMG] I'm pretty sure 1.11 is the update that fixes LoZ: PH.

    ~I hope I helped. [​IMG]
     
  9. Rayder

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    What kind of microSD are you using? Slow ones can crash some games. Defragging your microSD is always a good thing to try too as extreme fragmentation will cause crashes because the game has to hunt all over the card to find the data it's looking for and the seek times may be crashing it.


    A simple way to defrag your microSD:

    Copy the entire contents of your microSD to your hard drive. Format the microSD. Copy everything back to the microSD. Voila! Card defragged. When the files copy from your PC to the microSD, it will put them in a straight line.

    When formatting your microSD, I suggest FAT (A.K.A. FAT16) as opposed to FAT32. FAT32 is slower on a microSD card and isn't really necessary for cards 2gigs and under.

    If none of that works, try to find a different download of the ROM. Maybe the one you have is corrupt.
     
  10. cubin'

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    hrmm that's strange my R4 has never frozen or crashed, worked perfectly all the time with any game I throw at it.
     
  11. myclock

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    i think it might be the memory card itself... my old one used to freeze randomly only on some games but my new one is PPPEEEERRRFECTT
     
  12. Wii_DS.

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    WTF? he has the ROM already. You totally got the wrong end of the stick.




    My PH Rom works fine.
     
  13. Urza

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    I'm about an hour in and have had no problems, bar the lag when you hit something with your sword (unless its purposeful?).

    Just for the sake of correction, it was 1.10
     
  14. rhyguy

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    you can defrag without formatting it
     
  15. HisshouBuraiKen

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    Defrag and replace your current usrcheat.dat file with a 0-byte file (just open notepad and do a "Save As" "usrcheat.dat"

    Someone suggested those in another topic and they worked for me. I don't use AR devices anyway so it doesn't bother me.
     
  16. striderx

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    He (she?) didn't say he used any cheats. Would a corrupt usrcheat.dat file cause a problem even if you weren't using it?

    striderx
     
  17. yaw

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    I've got a problem when I open the rom it won't even start it says it can't find the gamecard. Is it the firmware? I don't now witch versionI have on it? I have it to with FIFA 08

    Edit: I solved it by updating [​IMG]
     
  18. Twiffles

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    I haven't defragged my R4 and it works perfectly. Possibly it's just a bad rom dump or something.
     
  19. shinyaku

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    Well, I got the same problem with you guys...I managed to load the intro screen of the PH but just after it starts...well it crashed and freeze. I`m using the latest firmware of the R4ds and the latest Trim thingy...

    What`s weird is the (Jap version) works fine but not the (US) ones. Can anybody help me?
     
  20. Twiffles

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    Okay... We should make a list of things that are actually happening to people. So far we have:
    -Freezing
    -Graphics glitches
    -White screens

    Are the black bars (like the title screen and some instances like it) supposed to be there?