Trimed roms

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Bernhard, May 20, 2016.

  1. Bernhard
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    Bernhard Psycho

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    Does trimming roms affect any gameplay? For example the graphics or the shaders or anything else?

    I dont know if this has been asked before, if yes, i am really sorry :( ! But i couldnt find anything boit trimming
     
  2. smileyhead

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    *Watches Thread*
     
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    astronautlevel GBAtemp Psycho!

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  4. sj33

    sj33 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Trimming roms is perfectly safe and has zero affect on the game itself. It just removes the empty blank space from the rom. Some people claim that using trimmed roms can cause issues, but there is nothing really to support this. Trimming roms is the way to go.

    The exception is Type 2 roms because these use the blank for space for save data. Do NOT trim Pokemon games, Animal Crossing etc.
     
  5. Bernhard
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    Bernhard Psycho

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    Thank ya all first for the fast and effective answering ! @smileyhead @astronautlevel
    And @sj33 !

    But how do i know the rom type 2 s? @sj33
     
  6. sj33

    sj33 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    It's a bit outdated, but this list is what you should check. It refers to them as 'Card 2' roms.
    http://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/3DS_flashcarts_game_compatibility

    Note that Type 2 roms are actually very uncommon, pretty much just games that have massive save files. The vast majority of roms are Type 1 and can be trimmed fine.
     
  7. Ekaitz

    Ekaitz Redhead Believer

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    You can check here.

    There are really few games that are card-2 type.
     
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    Use 3DSExplorer to trim. It conveniently shows whether the ROM is card1 or card2 so you can check before trimming.
     
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