Running Pokemon Crystal on a Gameboy/Pocket

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by Sheimi, Nov 9, 2013.

  1. Sheimi
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    Sheimi A cute Vixen!

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    Some interesting things happened.

    How I got Pokemon Crystal to run on a Gameboy/Pocket. I had to make a snapshot of Pokemon Crystal on my GBA or Gameboy Player with my Gameboy/Color Gameshark. Basically, the game isn't playable on a Gameboy.

    I made the snapshot in the Pokemon Center.
    *NPC's and Character sprites were glitched.
    *Opening the Menu crashes and restarts the game
    *Exiting the Pokemon Center crashes the game.
    *Talking with NPC's crashes the game.
    *Going upstairs crashed
    *Music didn't glitch
    *Tileset's didn't glitch

    I found it interesting that it could run on Gameboy/Pocket. In the morning, I will look into Gold/Silver's boot and compare it to Crystal's boot. Then make a code to bypass the check to see what else glitches. (I will update with a video in the morning for better lighting).
     
  2. Duo8

    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    How is this even possible?
     
  3. Sheimi
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    Sheimi A cute Vixen!

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    I loaded the snapshot with the Gameshark to bypass the check in the beginning.
     
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  4. Duo8

    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    So GBC games check the system as well? And if you bypass it it -may- run?
    Never thought this is possible. Because of hardware differences and other things.
     
  5. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

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    The hardware's not nearly as different as say between GBC and GBA. It's probably like trying to play a PC game that really needs a Pentium on a 386. Maybe it technically can run, but it's not gonna be running very well.