Questions about DSTWO

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Dec 3, 2011
  1. TheRealPetChicke
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    Hi guys, new to the forum :D

    I bought a CycloDS with a EZFlash V (to play GBA games) a year ago, and while it gets the job done with my DS, and GBA needs, i hit a bump. I would love to play SNES games on my DS. Anyways, i read that the new DSTWO can emulate SNES and GBA games. However, looking, i cant find a compatibility list. So a couple of questions to my dear members of this forum:
    • Do i need a EZFlash V to run GBA games on a DSTWO Card?
    • How well does SNES games run? i am interested in the more popular games i.e. Super Metroid
    • What other emulators can it run?
    • Where can i buy one? from a trusted site. I bought my CycloDS from RealHotStuff.
    Any answer is welcomed, i really want to purchase one soon.

    Also, if you can recommend me a better card to buy please do so :D
     
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    There's a compatibility list of GBA games on DSTwo on the gbatemp wiki. It's not a complete list, but I don't think you'll find a better list anywhere, anyways.

    1) No, all you need is the DSTwo and the emulator (provided on the official website); the processing is done by the DSTwo's on-board cpu
    2) I have no idea, as I don't have a DSTwo
    3) Other plugin emulators.
    4) I don't have much knowledge on online flashcart retailers, so maybe somebody else can do it.

    Here are some gbatemp wiki pages pertaining to the DSTwo: http://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/Category:SuperCard
     
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    1) you just need the card, read the sticky.
    2) If you get catsfc, they run really well. Much better then snemulds on normal cards.
    3) It can run any emu a normal card can. There aren't that many emus specifically written for it besides gba, snes, 7800, dos... Maybe a few others.
    4) modchipcentral is a great site. Maybe not the cheapest, but they are fast and reliable.
     
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    Thanks for the super quick response. I am so close to buying this. I am guessing that since the card is emulating GBA games, it will drain the battery faster, however, i still have my EZ Flash V, i wonder if i will still be able to use that to play GBA games, and use the DSTWO to just emulate SNES games.
     
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    Thanks, do you think i can still use my EZ Flash V to play GBA games, and use the DSTWO to just emulate SNES games. Will that work in someway?
     
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    I assume you mean the EZ Flash IV (4) not the V (5), which is a slot-1 ds flashcart. From what I know, unlike expansion packs, the EZ4 is an independent gba flashcart, so you will be able to use it, no matter what ds flashcart you use (you don't even need a ds flashcart). You can probably also use the EZ4 on a gba/sp/micro. So yeah, it'll work out fine; just boot up the gba game (which would be the EZ4) from the DSTwo's menu.
     
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    Oh, so you have the expansion. The dstwo should support the 3-in-1 expansion.
     
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    Thank you very much for the quick responses..
     
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    I am getting to get it to work, but can't. I have both my dstwo and my ez flash, but from there I don't know where to start playing GBA without emulation.

    Any help would be appreciated.
     
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