Renaming roms?

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  1. Sageofdoom
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    Sageofdoom Newbie

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    if i rename a ROM will it still work? some are like xpa-(initials of game) and i'd like to rename them so i know what game they are, will they still play if i do this?
     
  2. Nero

    Nero GBAtemp RPG Maniac

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    Of course they will still work. Just rename the save to the same name as the ROM or else you won't be able to use the save.

    xpa stands for Xenophobia. A ROM Release group.

    ~Nero
     
  3. MrKuenning

    MrKuenning GBAtemp Regular

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    woah, total noob...
     
  4. DarkAura

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    Over there.
    You're very nice.

    You can also rename a ROM to the moonshell name and boot that game from the middle icon of your R4. But then you'd have to manually boot moonshell every time.
     
  5. Harsky

    Harsky Madmin

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    How handy, I never knew that.
     
  6. betawind

    betawind GBAtemp Regular

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    One more thing about renaming, if you've already played the ROM on your R4 and have a save file generated, make sure to rename the save file to the same name as what you named the ROM.
     
  7. sylux92

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    As far as I know, that only works with homebrew. If you try to launch a commercial nds game throught the middle icon, it will not work.
     
  8. jelbo

    jelbo Ōkami!

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    Except the on the fly patching that games need doesn't initialize, so games won't run properly.
     
  9. OSW

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    Demo games or game under 4 meg might work.
     
  10. sylux92

    sylux92 GBAtemp Fan

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    Why do you say that?
     
  11. striding

    striding Advanced Member

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    And you can also rename a rom as default to auto boot game.
     
  12. Trel

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    How do you do that? Just default.nds or something else?
     
  13. striding

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    You have to put the rom at of the root of your card ,and yes default.nds will work. [​IMG]