[rare] G-Bank Onboard GBA ROM Playback

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May 30, 2012
  1. DigitalDeviant
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    Recently found out about a gba cart I had no idea existed prior to an accidental google search.

    Basically you can rip games directly to the G-Bank or SD card and play them without using a PC(although you can if you wish)


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    GAME BANK™ - GBA backup device
    G-Bank™ (Game Bank) is a miniature mobile GBA file manager and backup device. For backuping files it uses built in memory and standard SD (SecureDigital) & MMC (MultiMedia Cards). If needed G-Bank can be connected to PC using USB. GameBank wil work both with the orriginal GAMEBOY ADVANCE and the new GBA SP. Unlike others it can work separately without a connection to PC Computer.
    128Mb memory you can backup/save 4 games. In the
    SD 64MB = 512Mb - 16 gba game files
    SD 128MB = 1024Mb - 32 gba game files
    (1MB = 8Mb of gba files)
    It has a built in memory of 128Mbis files and can also use the memory of the SD/MMC card for storing files. In the G-Bank

    source

    I would love to add this to my collection but it is extremely hard to find.
     
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    I have this and it's really not that good of a device.
     
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    I've seen it before but forgotten about it.

    How come that it's not that of a good device Jimmy?
     
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    That is a bloody big bugger compared to the ez flash iv.
     
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    This cart was probably designed for the original GBA. That thing's bulky as hell!
     
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    Interesting, in what ways is it not "that good of a device"?
     
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    You are not thinking about selling it perhaps ?
     
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    Aye let me throw this into my DS Phat, along with a GameShark Advance, fuck with me then, eh? Fucking murder someone with that thing.

    Iirc the DS doesn't work with GameShark Adavnce, right? V1, at least, not sure if V2 does.
     
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    Member Darkipod SELL ME GBA FLASH CART

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    There were so many cool things out there for the gba, this wasn't made for long thought, I bed.
     
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    I'm sure they would have mentioned it if they were.
     
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    Member Darkipod SELL ME GBA FLASH CART

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    Maybe it would just take the right offer to change their mind?
     
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    As someone who gets frequent PMs asking if I'm selling pieces of my collection: no, at least there's no offer that will change my mind. If people want to sell things, they will most likely put them on the trading forum.
     
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    Member Darkipod SELL ME GBA FLASH CART

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    Well can you honestly blame someone for trying?
     
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    sometimes collectors aren't aware that they want to sell something until a number is tossed out. sometimes they get surprised by what something is worth compared to what they paid for it. that difference is enough to make them pull it out of their drawer and move it on to the next collector to enjoy.

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    I completely understand that some people might decide to sell things spontaneously, but I personally don't appreciate being contacted/begged like that. My experience is that people just want to get a flash cart on the cheap, not realizing (caring?) that $10, shipping included isn't a reasonable offer. No one's going to get giddy at that kind of an offer.

    By all means, continue to ask if the person is selling if the feeling takes you, but if someone puts it up on the buying/trading/selling forum there'll be no question that they want to sell it.
     
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    Seriously ?

    I would have contacted him directly, however he has blocked pm's.

    Furthermore I'd pay 50$ the least ( not counting shipping obviously).

    (I'm however pleased with you reply. I'd rather reply to this than to someone telling me I'm necroposting ;) )
     
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    Oh don't mind me. I'm just being a grumpy ol' Charmander.
     

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