Slot-2 flash cart Question

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Dec 23, 2011
  1. spyro3dsguy
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    Do all slot-2 flash carts allow you to run only one gba game at a time?
     
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    Yes.

    Why would a GBA flashcard support 2 GBA games running at once?
    A DS flashcart also doesn't support 2 running games at once.
     
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    No. I have only used the EZ IV, with an acekard, and I have loads of GBA games on it.


     
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    The amount of GBA games you can store on the memory is limited by either your NAND flash space or your MiniSD/SD space.

    I suggest trimming GBA ROMS to save extra space.
     
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    Guys he's talking about flashing to NOR versus RAM and shit like that.
     
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    I'll make life easy for you OP. Buy acekard 2i and EZ flash 3in1. Your only limit is the size of the micro sd.
     
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    But don't you still have to flash 32Mb ROMs like Mother 3 to NOR, which is only one game at a time?

    Jesus christ people he's not talking about MicroSDs.
     
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    Anything you can buy today will use an external memory card for long-term storage. The days of reflashing the cart just to change the current game are long past. Even if you have an old cart, typically you can add more *.gba files to the end of the cart as long as you don't exceed the cart's overall capacity.

    Unless you have a Flash2Advance cartridge and are reflashing a new Pogoshell image every few days, I wouldn't worry about it at all.

    EDIT: Re-reading the original post, don't forget that every flash cart has its own internal bootloader that lets you choose which *.gba file to launch.
     
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