R4i Advance Revolution...

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by Cuber, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. Cuber
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    A friend recently bought me an R4i Advance Revolution.. it's been great for older games but newer ones not so much..

    Is there much I can do with it to make it play newer games? I've tried things like other OS on it but it normally doesn't load unless I use the files from the site on the card.. www.r4i-advance.com

    Thanks for any help in advance..

    Here's a pic of the card if that helps.
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  2. ByteMunch

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    Did you try wood r4 for clones?
     
  3. Miser

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    Wood for clones doesn't work on any card, no point in trying it.

    You should get YSMenu working on it if it's an R4 or DSTT clone. There should be a tutorial here somewhere.
    Also, you can find patches or hex fixes for most AP protected games so if you're stuck with the original firmware, you might still be able to make the games work.

    Edit: Actually, here it's listed as an Acekard clone, so you might get AKAIO 1.5.1 MOD working on it. That's probably your best bet.
     
  4. Cuber
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    I'm probably doing something wrong but when I try to load the AKMENU4.NDS file it just black screens..
     
  5. exangel

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    1.5.1 MOD has no guarantee to work on every acekard clone flashcart, if you cant get it working don't spend too much time on it..
    I wound up spending 2 1/2 days trying to get my (r4ids.com version) r4i-gold working with this and/or ysmenu because i found so much contradicting information during my quest to get something better than official firmware. Neither work for what I had. Though I did learn a lot about r4's/clones in the process.. I decided to get an Acekard to solve my problems with playing newer games on my XL, and it's been alright.
     
  6. Cuber
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    I got YSMenu to load and that can load games.. although I need to load it through an NDS file and new games still don't work.
     
  7. sliver123

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    Try an newer version wood r4 or buy another. or if you need help just pm me.
     
  8. twiztidsinz

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    WoodR4 won't work because it's a fake R4.
    From the sound of it, it's an AceKard clone, so only AKAIO v1.5.1 Mod will work (for an AceKard/AKAIO/Wood type menu), but that's way outdated.


    You'd probably be better off buying a REAL AceKard2i or a 1:1 R4 Clone (If you don't have a DSi/XL and don't need more than 2GB MicroSD) from ShopTemp.