Play Famicom Carts On Your DS

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  1. skarthebloodchild
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    skarthebloodchild Keep It Old School

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    Take all the random crap you can stuff into your DS's GBA slot. Nintendo-related or otherwise. Now pile them all into a hill. Because this King needs a hill to be King of. This is the CYBER Familator Lite. You plug it into your GBA slot, you plug in a Famicom cartridge, and you can play Famicom games on it. No need for wires, no need for Ben Heck, it all just works. Thing's even got a TV-out port, so your whole family can watch you stumble through Japanese Famicom games with little/no idea of what the hell's going on.

    sources:
    http://www.cybergadget.co.jp/news/topics/tx20071120-1.html
    http://www.dsfanboy.com/2007/11/24/famicom...-the-ds-useful/
    http://kotaku.com/gaming/nintendo-ds/play-...r-ds-326170.php
     
  2. Nookadum

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    Holy fucking shit, I want one!
     
  3. Sir VG

    Sir VG GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I can now play Akumajou Densetsu without an emulator with proper sound! YESSSSS!!!!!!
     
  4. DjoeN

    DjoeN Captain Haddock!

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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    You forgot to mention that you can play NES cartridges to with a proper adapter (Nes to Famicom)
     
  5. Maikel Steneker

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    That's fucking awesome! You made my day!
    You just ruined my day [​IMG]

    I'll wait for a European version then.
     
  6. DjoeN

    DjoeN Captain Haddock!

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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    It's nothing, i like ruining somebody's days once a year (and it aint my wife, cause then i'm f*ck*d)
     
  7. Mars

    Mars Radioactive Propaganda Minister

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    Looks pretty cool, but I think I'll stick to nesDS.
     
  8. FAST6191

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    I recall lik sang also had something like this for the GBA. Wonder if it is the usual "pirate" nes chips retasked though.
     
  9. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    i would rather just stick to my old nes [​IMG]
     
  10. jsmith45

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    Consider the TV out feature. Clearly the only easy way to support that would be to use a NES system-on-a-chip. However, it is worth noting that it must be running some real DS code to read the buttons, to display the output, and to output the sound. So it is a somewhat more sophisticated than most NES system-on-a-chip applications, but still not ideal. What would be much more interesting is an SNES-on-a-chip system. I'm sure the people here could find a way to hack such a device, to do some useful things. Consider how that would improve SNES emulation. The System-on-a-chip would be emulating the SNES primary processor, leaving the DS's processors to interface with it, and to emulate the special co-processors that some carts use. That would be nice.
     
  11. myuusmeow

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    Pretty sure Famiclones suck hard on sound, and on most Castlevania III doesn't work. (Don't know if it is for Famicom or NES makes a difference though, still don't think it'll work)
     
  12. Nero

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    That is pretty cool...

    Looks ugly though... That's why we have nesDS. [​IMG]

    I guess this won't be making it's way over to the US anytime soon?

    ~Nero
     
  13. War

    War Take it easy~

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    I wouldn't get this, because I'd have to give up my EZFlash 3-in-1, and I'd have to have actual Fami games.
     
  14. Rayder

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    Well....let's see....I have over 300 NES games on my SCminiSD and no actual NES carts. I have a PC NES emu with like ALL the NES ROMs, so....... [​IMG]
     
  15. enarky

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    Review and pictures of the GBA version over at NESWorld.
     
  16. Jaejae

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    Cool, albeit useless to me.
     
  17. Vampant

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    It is pretty cool but doesnt it take out the portable side of nesds and ds?
     
  18. amptor

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    how many doraemon games would a wood doraemon doraemon if a wood doraemon could doraemon wood?

    useless junk perhaps, FDS system I'm not sure if it is emulated or not tho.. I used to play doki doki panic on FCE Ultra. Weird game.
     
  19. Railgun

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    omg, this thing is realy huge [​IMG]