Stepmania DS!

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by currynoodles, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. currynoodles

    currynoodles GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 29, 2007
  2. bunnybreaker

    bunnybreaker GBAtemp Fan

    Jul 21, 2007
    Sweet, how accurate/stable is it?
  3. King Zargo

    King Zargo I'm a Star

    Aug 29, 2007
    A English FAQ(version) about this would be great.
  4. pilotwangs

    pilotwangs GBAtemp Maniac

    Jan 20, 2008
    Ill have to give this a go.
    I hope it's better than fingermania...
  5. WildWon


    Former Staff
    Apr 4, 2008
    United States
    8-Bit Heaven
    Worst homebrew ever.

    Tried one of the first couple of songs on easy, and as soon as the music started, my foot shattered the touch screen. Bullshit. Will warranty cover this?
  6. dib

    dib GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    May 1, 2004
    United States
    So far it just froze on startup. And being in japanese I'm not sure what to do about it anyway.
  7. bunnybreaker

    bunnybreaker GBAtemp Fan

    Jul 21, 2007
    Ok, just tried it and love it, though I only got one song to work (out of 5), will look into this in a minute.

    Ok, you can put the DsDsR.nds file anywhere, the DsDsR FOLDER however, need to be in the root directory. In the songs folder make a folder for a group (call it whatever you want), then in THAT folder put the songs (which are in their own individual folders too).

    It only reads sm files for the steps and mp3 for the audio, I have a feeling it didn't like that some of my songs had dwi and sm files in their folders.

    You may have to DLDI patch it to, I didn't have to on my R4.

    God, I need a new flashcart just so I can fill up a SDHC card with this.

    edit: hmm... I removed the dwi files from the songs that didn't work (leaving the sm files intact) and they still don't work. Not sure what the problem is, I'll do more tests later.
    Hi_ImKhoa likes this.
  8. leetcakes

    leetcakes GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 29, 2007
    can some one please upload a set of sm and dwi or whatever files you need to play a song? any is fine just gonna test to see how good it is
    and where to place them

    edit, tried to put a song in, but still 0 songs in game
  9. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

    Sep 9, 2006
    Gambia, The
    EDIT: now for everyone:

    I made a package you just have to extract to the root of your memory card (maybe dldi patch before that if you card doesn't automatically) to be able to play the song that comes with it (called LOST).

    the band name in this case is "test" there can be up to 32 bands and up to 32 songs in each band folder

    you can reasign the keys using the config like this:
    x--- = left
    -x-- = down
    --x- = up
    ---x = right
    If you open a song you can select the difficulty, and if you want to practice press the x button instead of the a button to start it (then starts without lifemeter).

    ok thats about everything I found out, hope it helps, and share your findings too

    Oh and, here is a ini file I made (which is also included in the zip ) that assigns the buttons and the d-pad to their proper counterpart ( e.g. up = up, down = down ...)

    EDIT2: I reuploaded the zip file that contains anything... I had forgotten a folder [​IMG].
  10. cosmiccow

    cosmiccow Original Hippie

    Feb 5, 2008
    Gambia, The
    wow, this is awesome.

    and thanks a lot to pasc for his little tutorial and link. worked flawlessly [​IMG]
  11. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

    May 6, 2008
    United States
    Pittsburgh, PA
    This is awesome! It works great, and I've had no problems with any of my songs.
  12. notnarb

    notnarb Not narbing it up

    Jun 18, 2007
    Note: it doesn't read ogg files which are quite popular among stepmania songs
  13. Rykin

    Rykin GBAtemp Fan

    Feb 15, 2004
    United States
    Baltimore, MD
    Fricken sweet. I hardly play DDR/Stepmania anymore, but this port so far looks really impressive. It plays very smooth and accurate. :>
  14. Lord Toon

    Lord Toon Advanced Member

    Dec 13, 2007
    United States
    Homestead, Fl
    This is truly a work of art! I've put all my fave DDR Songs on it and they all worked flawlessly!//
  15. Norman3000

    Norman3000 GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 14, 2008
    Santa Rosa Laguna
    How do you put songs? I Tried to put one file but only 'Lost' plays, once, i put Paranoia on the Lost Folder and it played it instead, help me pls
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