Playing GBA ROMs using AKAIO and "GBA Expansion Pack"

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  1. Skye
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    I have the Slot-2 "GBA Expansion Pack" that was part of the M3DS Simply package and I want to use it in conjunction with my AceKard 2i to play GBA ROMs using AKAIO. Is this possible?
     
  2. Evo.lve

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    Yes.
     
  3. Skye
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    Thanks for the response. How? (Should have asked this in the original post)
     
  4. Evo.lve

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    Download AKAIO at akaio.net

    Ok, now, insert your EZ-3in1 or whatever it is that you have. Forgot to mention this, but it has to be compatible.

    Start>System Options>FAS3in1 or whatever it is>Yes or Enabled or whatever

    Run the GBA game (Ofc, the expansion pack has to be in the DS).
     
  5. Skye
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    I know how to do all this. My original question was asking if my Slot-2 GBA Pack was compatible. I'm guessing not then
     
  6. twiztidsinz

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    Pretty sure it's not supported through AKAIO.
    IIRC only 3 are supported: EZ Flash 3 in 1, eWin and something else.

    You might be able to use it with GBA ExpLoader (If you can, I'd like to know).
    There is also a version for Moonshell2 which will allow you to select the GBA game from under Moonshell and launch it directly rather than loading GBA ExpLoader then selecting the game.
     
  7. JLsoft

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    The M3 slot 2 Expansion Pack will work with GBAEXPloader, but only an old version since there was some drama between Rudoplh and M3 and he removed support for all M3 stuff.
     
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  9. Skye
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    Tried it just now, but no joy. I'm getting stuck on "Initialize".

    Edit: Er.. okay, somehow it's working now - thank you!

    I'm having a problem with AKAIO autoloading it though - I must have messed up a setting somewhere. How do I turn autoload off?
     
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    Start - System Options - Default Patch Options (the arrows at the very top of the window).
     
  11. Smiths

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    norm and i unfortunately both on DSi/XL so slot-2 stuff was programmed by me when y'all raised money and got me a slot 2 card. I think i integrated it enough for it to be usable by me, then stopped.

    but if you want dedicated slot-2, GBAXploader.

    use it, love it.
     
  12. JLsoft

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    Sorry twiztidsinz, I didn't even see that you linked to the util :/
     
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    EzFlash IV carts are compatible fwiw
     
  14. Skye
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    Yeah, sorry, I can't really do that as it keeps loading into the GBA loader automatically before I can press start. Is there any way to stop it autoloading?
     
  15. Evo.lve

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    Press and hold B when it starts up.
     
  16. Skye
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    Thank you. [​IMG]

    Out of interest which Slot-2 expansion is considered best for running GBA ROMs natively in AKAIO? The 3 in 1?
     
  17. Hakoda

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    Yes the EZ Flash 3in1
     
  18. Mike&Ike

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    Yes.









    -Want some Mike&Ikes
     
  19. twiztidsinz

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    To expand on this: The non-Plus version (ez flash 3 in 1+).