Rominator v5.2

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  1. Opium
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    Rominator v5.2
    Faster sorting, bug fixes and additions
    [​IMG]

    Hot off the Rominator press, Hankchill has released version 5.2 of his popular ROM manager. This new version includes faster sorting, box art region filter and many more additions and fixes.

    [title:Changelog]


    So what are you waiting for? Grab the latest version from the GBAtemp download center below:

    [​IMG] Download (Windows)
    [​IMG] Download (MAC OS X)
    [​IMG] Download (Linux)
     


  2. Salamantis

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    Huzzah! I thank Henry for all his great work on this app. Lots of people use it and depend on him, and even with his busy schedule he can make great updates!
     
  3. hankchill

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    Well, GBAtemp is my home, and you are all my friends, and friends make time for friends!
     
  4. Salamantis

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    /hug hankchill
     
  5. ZAFDeltaForce

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    :'(

    You serious rock dude, you and your program [​IMG]
     
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    Thank you for fixing the Zip bugs.
     
  7. Salamantis

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    Henry, here's a little something I made for you, use it if you'd like to or not if you don't [​IMG],

    [​IMG]

    Plus, a Christmas version for now:
    [​IMG]

    Thanks for everything!
     
  8. hankchill

    hankchill I Pwn n00bs.

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    While I'm here, I thought I'd give away one more, final clue to the Easter Egg in Rominator:
    • Search across the stars in the galaxy to find it

    In case you missed it, here are the other clues:
    • Another System
    • 330
    • Good luck finding it

    The winner will receive some advertising space in Rominator, basically with the messaging system, they will be able to provide their own message, image, and link to the website from within Rominator. First one to PM me with a screenshot of the easter egg, wins.

    EDIT: Salamence, love those avatars... In fact, I will use the Christmas one as my first EVER avatar [​IMG]
     
  9. Salamantis

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    Henry, remember to input 100x120 as the Offset File Size in the avatar settings, or else the ava will be screwed up!

    EDIT: Much better [​IMG]

    EDIT 2: Ugh, can't find the Easter Egg, now I know it has something to do with SMG, but if you want to make me download the whole game, Henry, you've got it wrong [​IMG]
     
  10. Deletable_Man

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  11. enigmaindex

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    Yay! All hail hank. [​IMG]
     
  12. defrb

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    Many thanks for all the work!
     
  13. paul_b

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    Hi Hankchill,

    Just come across your application and looks good. I have a suggestion to make for a future release.

    Hows about including a FTP facility so rather than having to remove your flash card from the DS you can remotely manage your roms. This would make life easier. [​IMG]
     
  14. hankchill

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    I think it would be kinda pointless to remotely manage games. Implementing FTP is really easy, but I do not think it's necessary at all. Rominator is meant to be a Local manager, and would require extra software to be loaded onto the DS. I like to keep requirements down to a minimum -- It's not all that hard to plug in a flash card to manage your games [​IMG]

    @salamence: No, you are not required to download anything extra to find the easter egg.
     
  15. paul_b

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    Thanks for replying. I am a bit suprised you say it pointless [​IMG] This would be a excellent feature and would take advantage of the wireless functionality. Also mechanically taking the card in and out of the DS cant do it any good.
     
  16. hankchill

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    I just can't see it being anything more than a novelty that only a couple people would really use. If the flash cards were designed for it to be bad taking the card in and out, they wouldn't have made it that way [​IMG] I've had an R4 since they got released, plus a 2GB card, it's going out and in every day and no issues [​IMG]

    Another thing to consider is speed. I'm all about speed, and hosting an FTP server on your DS is not going to yield you the fastest transfer speeds, even with a standard high speed connection. You *will* be waiting a while to transfer a single 128MB game, versus taking the 5 seconds to take out your card, plug it in your computer, and waiting 10 seconds for a 128MB game to transfer over.

    So when you think about it, given the size of DS games, managing and transferring back n' forth through FTP is just not feasible.
     
  17. paul_b

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    Go point about the transfer time. I reckon it will take about a minute and half to transfer a 128MB file.

    It would be interesting to know how many people would want this facility though. I put this question out to people:

    Who would like ftp functionality in rominator?
     
  18. kmihalj

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    FTP ... nice, but not nececary.... maybe for uploading games directly to DS, ... but considering speed of such operation .... eh ...

    I would rather see GBA-Rominator since there is no any GBA manager for Mac OS X and Linux ...

    same app just different database ... ex. Offline list
     
  19. Nomearod

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    Linux link is not working =/
     
  20. foomaster

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    i must be dumb. the program looks awesome, but i just cant get it set up right. its more of a hassle to use :/

    ive got an r4 so i dunno if it can get eaiser than drag and drop...