RTC Solution for Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Chaos Rush, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. Chaos Rush

    Chaos Rush GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 11, 2010
    United States
    I'm sure many people have heard of the "The internal battery has run dry" message when playing Pokémon R/S/E on a Slot 2 card. Well, recently I got myself an AceKard 2 and an EZFlash3in1, and I was aware of the fact that RTC is not supported. I looked everywhere in threads, and I came across a post having an idea for a solution. Now I can't find the quote at the moment, but the idea for RTC fix was something like this:

    When playing Pokémon Gold/Silver/Crystal on Lameboy, the RTC works because Lameboy uses the DS's clock. I know that it works because Lameboy is Slot 1, while GBAExploader requires a Slot 2 device inserted (such as EZFlash 3in1). Would it be possible to make a special version of GBAExploader that when selecting Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald, the loader can somehow set the game's RTC to match the Nintendo DS's clock?
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