TWiLight Menu++ v10.0.0 released, now includes B4DS for all DLDI-enabled cards

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If you have ever been interested in running Nintendo DS games from your 3DS or DSi without a flashcard then you may have already heard about @Robz8's open-source menu replacement, emulator frontend and backup loader called TWiLight Menu++. However, it looks like the homebrew developer wants old and obsolete flashcard owners to enjoy a piece of the action too, as a new update released just today makes the tool able to launch itself and run commercial NDS ROMs on any DLDI-capable card, even those which never supported backup loading in the first place!

You've heard that right, TWiLight Menu++ v10.0.0 bumps its included nds-bootstrap version (aka the homebrew back-end used as a loader) to 0.25.2, which now also features B4DS - a variant of the said loader able to run on flashcards as well as homebrew-only devices. The requirements are simple: all your card needs is either a built-in DLDI driver or patch (and, unless yours is very archaic, it likely has one or the other!). This means you are now able to run NDS backups even on devices such as the Datel Games 'n Music, Action Replay DS Media Edition, MAX Media Dock and other similar cards which had no backup loading support whatsoever! But it doesn't stop there: TWiLight Menu++ has been able to autoboot on some cards for a while now, however, this update can make it behave effectively like a kernel replacement, also allowing it to bypass pesky timebombs in the process. B4DS lets you change your system's default language, nds-bootstrap build and different save slots on a per-game basis too, which can prove especially useful if you own an imported DS that doesn't let you select your preferred language or if a game only lets you use one save file and you share your console with somebody else.

However, there is a catch: B4DS is still rather new and doesn't support many commercial ROMs yet. Some popular games are known to work, like Mario Party DS, Kirby Super Star Ultra, Pokèmon DP/HGSS, Mario Kart DS, Chrono Trigger and Wario Ware D.I.Y., but do not expect every game to work out of the box yet.

Not a flashcard fan? No worries. This version also comes with fixes for three games (SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis, Ultimate Mortal Kombat and The World Ends With You) and widescreen improvements thanks to @Vague Rant's contributions. If you've been out of the loop, AP patches began being included since version 9.1.2 and, starting from v9.5.0, almost every AP-protected game has a built-in patch, with Kirby Mass Attack and Imagine Resort Owner being the only two exceptions.

For the curious, here is the official changelog and the list of widescreen-suppoted games:
Includes nds-bootstrap v0.25.2.

What's new?

  • B4DS (nds-bootstrap for flashcards) is now included!
    (May not work for Acekard theme.)
  • B4DS users can now change the language, save number, and nds-bootstrap build in per-game settings!
  • Removed temp file creation for B4DS, as it's no longer needed.
  • Settings: Page switch text is now shown on bottom screen.
  • Updated GBARunner2 to this build.
Improvement

  • (@vaguerant) Widescreen cheats now use the 199A value, instead of 1999.
    (All but GRID)
You no longer need to hold L for these games to work

  • SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis
  • Ultimate Mortal Kombat
  • The World Ends With You
Total: 443

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American Dragon - Jake Long - Attack of the Dark Dragon (USA)
American Dragon - Jake Long (Europe)
Asphalt - Urban GT (USA)
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Cars 2 (USA)
Cartoon Network Racing DS (USA)
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Chibi-Robo - Park Patrol (USA)
Sakasete! Chibi-Robo! (Japan)
Chicken Little - Ace in Action (USA/Europe)
Chicken Little - Uchuu Saikyou no Team (Japan)
Cookie & Cream (USA)
Cookie & Cream (Europe)
Kurikuri DS - Otasuke Island (Japan)
Crash of the Titans (USA)
Crash of the Titans (Europe)
Custom Robo Arena (USA)
Custom Robo Arena (Europe)
Gekitou! Custom Robo! (Japan)
Daniel X - The Ultimate Power (USA)
de Blob 2 (USA)
de Blob 2 (Europe)
Dementium - The Ward (USA)
Dementium - The Ward (Europe)
Heisa Byoutou - Dementium (Japan)
Dementium II (USA/Europe)
Tozasareta Byoutou - Dementium II (Japan)
Disgaea DS (USA)
Disgaea DS (Europe)
Makai Senki Disgaea - Makai no Ouji to Akai Tsuki (Japan)
Dirt 2 (USA)/Colin McRae - Dirt 2 (Europe)
Dragon Ball Kai - Ultimate Butou Den (Japan)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker (USA)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker (Europe)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker (Japan)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker 2 (USA/Europe)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker 2 (Japan)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker 2 - Professional (Japan)
Drone Tactics (USA)
Konchuu Wars (Japan)
Eragon (USA)
Eragon (Europe)
FabStyle (Japan)
Ferrari Challenge - Trofeo Pirelli (USA)
Ferrari Challenge - Trofeo Pirelli - European Series (Europe)
FIFA Soccer 08 (USA)/FIFA 08 (Europe)
FIFA 08 (Europe) (Rev 1)
FIFA 08 (Korea)
FIFA Street 2 (USA/Europe)
Final Fantasy - The 4 Heroes of Light (USA)
Final Fantasy - The 4 Heroes of Light (Europe)
Hikari no 4 Senshi - Final Fantasy Gaiden (Japan)
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates (USA/Europe)
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates (Japan)
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time (USA/Europe/Japan)
Final Fantasy III (USA)
Final Fantasy III (Europe)
Final Fantasy III (Japan)
Final Fantasy IV (USA)
Final Fantasy IV (Europe)
Final Fantasy IV (Japan)
G.I. Joe - The Rise of Cobra (USA/Europe)
Golden Sun - Dark Dawn (USA)
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Ougon no Taiyou - Shikkoku Naru Yoake (Japan)
GoldenEye - 007 (USA/Canada/Europe/France/Germany/Italy/Spain)
Grand Theft Auto - Chinatown Wars (USA/Europe)
Grand Theft Auto - Chinatown Wars (Japan)
Grid (USA)/Race Driver - Grid (Europe)
Herbie - Rescue Rally (USA/Europe)
High School Musical - Makin' the Cut! (USA)
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High School Musical 3 - Senior Year (USA)
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How to Train Your Dragon (USA/Europe {En,Fr}/Europe {Es,It})
Drachenzaehmen Leicht Gemacht (Germany)
The [email protected] - Dearly Stars (Japan)
Iron Man 2 (USA)
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Jeopardy! (USA)
Jet Impulse (Japan)
Johnny Test (USA)
Juiced 2 - Hot Import Nights (USA/Europe)
Kim Possible - Global Gemini (USA)
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Kingdom Hearts - 358-2 Days (USA/Japan)
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Kingdom Hearts - Re-coded (USA)
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Lara Croft Tomb Raider - Legend (USA/Europe)
Legacy of Ys - Books I & II (USA)
Ys DS (Japan)
Ys II DS (Japan)
Madagascar - Escape 2 Africa (USA)/Madagascar 2 (Canada/France/Germany/Italy/Netherlands/Spain/Sweden)
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Madden NFL 2005 (USA)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (USA/Europe)
Mario & Sonic at Beijing Olympic (Japan)
Mariowa Sonic - Beijing Olympic (Korea)
Mario Hoops 3 on 3 (USA)
Mario Slam Basketball (Europe)
Mario Basketball 3 on 3 (Japan)
Mario Kart DS (USA/Europe)
Mario Kart DS (Japan)
Mario Kart DS (Korea)
Mario Kart DS (Kiosk Demo) (USA)
Marvel - Ultimate Alliance 2 (USA)
Marvel Super Hero Squad (USA/Europe {En,Fr,De,Nl})
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MechAssault - Phantom War (USA)
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Mega Man Star Force - Dragon/Leo/Pegasus (USA)
Mega Man Star Force - Dragon/Leo/Pegasus (Europe)
Ryuusei no Rockman - Green Dragon/Fire Leo/Ice Pegasus (Japan)
Mega Man Star Force 2 - Zerker x Ninja/Saurian (USA)
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Ryuusei no Rockman 2 - Berserk x Dinosaur/Shinobi (Japan)
Metroid Prime - Hunters - First Hunt (USA)
Metroid Prime - Hunters - First Hunt (Europe)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (USA)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (USA) (Rev 1)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (Europe)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (Europe) (Rev 1)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (Japan)
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Mini Ninjas (USA)
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Moon (USA)
Moon (Europe)
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Pocket Monsters - White (Japan)
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Pokémon - White Version 2 (USA/Europe)
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Pocket Monsters - White 2 (Japan)
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Pop Island - Paperfield (USA)
Prey the Stars (USA)
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Race Driver - Create & Race (USA/Europe)/V8 Supercars Australia 3 - Create & Race (Australia)/DTM Race Driver 3 - Create & Race (Germany)
Rayman DS (USA)
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Ridge Racer DS (USA, Europe)
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Snowboard Kids Party (Japan)
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Sideswiped (USA)
Clash King V201 (Japan)
The Sims 2 (USA)
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The Sims 2 - Hachamecha Hotel Life (Japan)
Skate It! (USA/Europe)
Sokoban DS (Europe)
Solatorobo - Red the Hunter (USA)
Solatorobo - Red the Hunter (Europe)
Solatorobo - Sorekara Coda e (Japan)
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Spectrobes - Beyond the Portals (USA)
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Chou Kaseki Monster Battle - Gekitotsu Galaxy (Japan)
Speed Racer - The Videogame (USA)
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SpongeBob's Boating Bash (USA)
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Star Fox Command (USA)
Star Fox Command (Europe)
Star Fox Command (Japan)
Star Trek - Tactical Assault (USA)
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Star Wars - Battlefront - Elite Squadron (USA)
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Star Wars - Battlefront - Elite Squadron (Germany)
Star Wars - The Force Unleashed (USA/Europe)
Star Wars - The Force Unleashed (Japan)
Star Wars - The Force Unleashed (Korea)
Steal Princess (USA)
Steal Princess - Touzoku Koujo (Japan)
Submarine - Tech Demo
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Super Mario 64 DS (Europe)
Super Mario 64 DS (Japan) (Rev 0)
Super Mario 64 DS (Japan) (Rev 1)
Super Mario 64 DS (Korea)
Shenyou Maliou DS (China)
Super Monkey Ball - Touch and Roll (USA)
Super Monkey Ball - Touch and Roll (Europe)
Super Monkey Ball DS (Japan)
Tales of Innocence (Japan)
Tenchu - Dark Secret (USA)
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Tenchu - Dark Shadow (Japan)
Tomb Raider - Underworld (USA)
Tomb Raider - Underworld (Europe {En,Es,It})
Tomb Raider - Underworld (Europe {En,Fr,De,Nl})
TrackMania Turbo (USA)
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TRON - Evolution (USA)
TRON - Evolution (Europe {En,Fr,De,Es,It,Nl})
TRON - Evolution (Europe {En,Sv,No,Da})
Unknown Soldier - Mokuba no Houkou (Japan)
Wheel of Fortune (USA)
The Wizard of Oz - Beyond the Yellow Brick Road (USA)
Riz-Zoawd (Japan)
WWE SmackDown vs Raw 2010 featuring ECW (USA/Europe)
X-Men Origins - Wolverine (USA)
X-Men Origins - Wolverine (Europe)
Zombie Shiki - Eigo Ryoku Sosei Jutsu - English of the Dead (Japan)

NOTES:
* If some regions are combined in one line, that means the ROMs use the same cheat as one region.
* Only clean unhacked ROMs work with widescreen.

Codes by:
* fintogive
* RadDude McCoolguy
* KazoWAR
* RocketRobz
* Vague Rant
* CheatFreak47
* deisuke1234
* gamemasterplc
* ChampionLeake

If you want to get TWiLight Menu++ v10.0.0 follow the instructions in the official thread linked below. Be sure to update both TWiLight Menu++ and nds-bootstrap if you had already installed an earlier version on your console!

What do you think about B4DS? Will you be using it on a piece of hardware you considered useless or long dead? Will it be able to revive old, abandoned and unsupported cards? Feel free to leave a post in this thread with your thoughts!

UPDATE: Version 10.0.1 has been released to address some issues and add extra options for flashcard autoboot users.

:arrow: Source
:arrow: Official GBAtemp thread
 
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So if you dont want to softmod your 3ds you can use a flashcard now same thing correct?
Not quite. B4DS neither adds 3DS/CIA support to any given flashcard (and never will) nor bypasses the stock firmware's card blacklist. If you need either of those, you must still softmod your console.

Instead, what it can do is add commercial ROM loading support to homebrew-only cards (some popped up during the DS's early life and can be still bought for cheap if you look around enough, plus this feature will be quite useful if you live in a country with strict copyright laws as they usually don't fall in the same category as full-blown flashcards) and act as a kernel replacement for all cards, especially targeting old & unsupported ones / cheap clones.

Will a "bricked" (I'm not even sure if it's bricked) R4 Dual core SDHC from 2013 work :P?
Sadly not. Your flashcard needs to boot in order to load TWiLight Menu++ (either as a kernel replacement or from your card's menu).
As an unlucky owner of a bricked R4 Dual-core SDHC piece of crap, I feel you ;O;
I swear I'll attempt to fix it one day ...maybe
 

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I haven't updated in a very long time, mostly because I had everything running great, and the dev dropped the app I was using just to start another from scratch. I guess I'll try and update whatever I'm currently running. Haven't turned on a DS (or 3DS) since the Switch launched.
 

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This is going to sound stupid, I am sure... but can I boot like Wood firmware on this? It was my favorite firmware back when I had my M3 Simply :)
Yellow Wood Goblin thank for you all that work!!!

Also thank you for all the work on Twilight Menu!!! It's one of my favorite things on my 3DS :)
 

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What's stopping a version that can boot directly off the flashcart's microSD, effectively becoming a stand-alone usable kernel for a huge number of flashcarts?
 

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What's stopping a version that can boot directly off the flashcart's microSD, effectively becoming a stand-alone usable kernel for a huge number of flashcarts?
That's already a thing, check out the "Flashcard users\Autoboot" folder inside TWiLight Menu++'s release archive and the "Set-up (Flashcard users, including DS Phat/DS lite)" in its official thread for guides/documentation.
However, not all flashcards are supported because they tend to use different ways to load/store their kernels (some are encrypted, others use proprietary formats, etc).
 
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I would like a fix to dragon quest 5 , because It seems it's still not playable yet , correct if i'm wrong
 

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I still don't get it. What is the deal with all these flashcarts?
All DSi's are hackable via camera exploit, so flashcarts are not needed for them at all.
Fat NDS and NDS Lite? But they are supported by any old flashcart.
 

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golden sun dark dawn it's unable to play?

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Golden Sun: Dark Dawn is still unable to play?
 

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I still don't get it. What is the deal with all these flashcarts?
All DSi's are hackable via camera exploit, so flashcarts are not needed for them at all.
Fat NDS and NDS Lite? But they are supported by any old flashcart.

The second you said, and the fact that this will work on anything that has a DLDI driver, even devices that were not meant for commercial backups loading or very old devices that were abandoned, i.e. the action replay devices or cards like the Ninjapass.

golden sun dark dawn it's unable to play?

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Golden Sun: Dark Dawn is still unable to play?

Unfortunatelly yes, as the issue involves something big that affects many games, but is being worked and could be fixed in later versions.
 
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If you have ever been interested in running Nintendo DS games from your 3DS or DSi without a flashcard then you may have already heard about @Robz8's open-source menu replacement, emulator frontend and backup loader called TWiLight Menu++. However, it looks like the homebrew developer wants old and obsolete flashcard owners to enjoy a piece of the action too, as a new update released just today makes the tool able to launch itself and run commercial NDS ROMs on any DLDI-capable card, even those which never supported backup loading in the first place!

You've heard that right, TWiLight Menu++ v10.0.0 bumps its included nds-bootstrap version (aka the homebrew back-end used as a loader) to 0.25.2, which now also features B4DS - a variant of the said loader able to run on flashcards as well as homebrew-only devices. The requirements are simple: all your card needs is either a built-in DLDI driver or patch (and, unless yours is very archaic, it likely has one or the other!). This means you are now able to run NDS backups even on devices such as the Datel Games 'n Music, Action Replay DS Media Edition, MAX Media Dock and other similar cards which had no backup loading support whatsoever! But it doesn't stop there: TWiLight Menu++ has been able to autoboot on some cards for a while now, however, this update can make it behave effectively like a kernel replacement, also allowing it to bypass pesky timebombs in the process. B4DS lets you change your system's default language, nds-bootstrap build and different save slots on a per-game basis too, which can prove especially useful if you own an imported DS that doesn't let you select your preferred language or if a game only lets you use one save file and you share your console with somebody else.

However, there is a catch: B4DS is still rather new and doesn't support many commercial ROMs yet. Some popular games are known to work, like Mario Party DS, Kirby Super Star Ultra, Pokèmon DP/HGSS, Mario Kart DS, Chrono Trigger and Wario Ware D.I.Y., but do not expect every game to work out of the box yet.

Not a flashcard fan? No worries. This version also comes with fixes for three games (SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis, Ultimate Mortal Kombat and The World Ends With You) and widescreen improvements thanks to @Vague Rant's contributions. If you've been out of the loop, AP patches began being included since version 9.1.2 and, starting from v9.5.0, almost every AP-protected game has a built-in patch, with Kirby Mass Attack and Imagine Resort Owner being the only two exceptions.

For the curious, here is the official changelog and the list of widescreen-suppoted games:
Includes nds-bootstrap v0.25.2.

What's new?

  • B4DS (nds-bootstrap for flashcards) is now included!
    (May not work for Acekard theme.)
  • B4DS users can now change the language, save number, and nds-bootstrap build in per-game settings!
  • Removed temp file creation for B4DS, as it's no longer needed.
  • Settings: Page switch text is now shown on bottom screen.
  • Updated GBARunner2 to this build.
Improvement

  • (@vaguerant) Widescreen cheats now use the 199A value, instead of 1999.
    (All but GRID)
You no longer need to hold L for these games to work

  • SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis
  • Ultimate Mortal Kombat
  • The World Ends With You
Total: 443

007 - Blood Stone (USA/Canada/Europe/France/Germany)
American Dragon - Jake Long - Attack of the Dark Dragon (USA)
American Dragon - Jake Long (Europe)
Asphalt - Urban GT (USA)
Asphalt - Urban GT (Europe)
Asphalt - Urban GT (Japan)
Asphalt - Urban GT 2 (USA/Europe)
Assassin's Creed - Altair's Chronicles (USA/Europe)
Assassin's Creed II - Discovery (USA)
Assassin's Creed II - Discovery (Europe)
ATV Wild Ride (USA)
Avalon Code (USA)
Avalon Code (Europe)
Avalon Code (Japan)
Ben 10 - Ultimate Alien - Cosmic Destruction (USA)
Ben 10 - Ultimate Alien - Cosmic Destruction (Europe)
Bratz Fashion Boutique (USA)
Brothers in Arms DS (USA)
Brothers in Arms DS (Europe)
C.O.P. - The Recruit (USA/Europe)
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare (USA/Europe/France/Germany/Italy/Spain)
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare (Japan)
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare (Korea)
Call of Duty - World at War (USA/Europe/Korea)
Call of Duty - Modern Warfare - Mobilized (USA/Europe/France/Germany/Italy/Spain)
Call of Duty - Black Ops (USA/France/Germany)
Call of Duty - Black Ops (Canada)
Call of Duty - Black Ops (Europe)
Call of Duty - Black Ops (Europe {Es,It})
Call of Duty - Modern Warfare 3 - Defiance (USA/Europe)
Call of Duty - Modern Warfare 3 - Defiance (France/Germany)
Call of Duty - Modern Warfare 3 - Defiance (Europe {Es,It})
Cars 2 (USA)
Cartoon Network Racing DS (USA)
Cartoon Network Racing DS (Europe)
Chibi-Robo - Park Patrol (USA)
Sakasete! Chibi-Robo! (Japan)
Chicken Little - Ace in Action (USA/Europe)
Chicken Little - Uchuu Saikyou no Team (Japan)
Cookie & Cream (USA)
Cookie & Cream (Europe)
Kurikuri DS - Otasuke Island (Japan)
Crash of the Titans (USA)
Crash of the Titans (Europe)
Custom Robo Arena (USA)
Custom Robo Arena (Europe)
Gekitou! Custom Robo! (Japan)
Daniel X - The Ultimate Power (USA)
de Blob 2 (USA)
de Blob 2 (Europe)
Dementium - The Ward (USA)
Dementium - The Ward (Europe)
Heisa Byoutou - Dementium (Japan)
Dementium II (USA/Europe)
Tozasareta Byoutou - Dementium II (Japan)
Disgaea DS (USA)
Disgaea DS (Europe)
Makai Senki Disgaea - Makai no Ouji to Akai Tsuki (Japan)
Dirt 2 (USA)/Colin McRae - Dirt 2 (Europe)
Dragon Ball Kai - Ultimate Butou Den (Japan)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker (USA)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker (Europe)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker (Japan)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker 2 (USA/Europe)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker 2 (Japan)
Dragon Quest Monsters - Joker 2 - Professional (Japan)
Drone Tactics (USA)
Konchuu Wars (Japan)
Eragon (USA)
Eragon (Europe)
FabStyle (Japan)
Ferrari Challenge - Trofeo Pirelli (USA)
Ferrari Challenge - Trofeo Pirelli - European Series (Europe)
FIFA Soccer 08 (USA)/FIFA 08 (Europe)
FIFA 08 (Europe) (Rev 1)
FIFA 08 (Korea)
FIFA Street 2 (USA/Europe)
Final Fantasy - The 4 Heroes of Light (USA)
Final Fantasy - The 4 Heroes of Light (Europe)
Hikari no 4 Senshi - Final Fantasy Gaiden (Japan)
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates (USA/Europe)
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles - Ring of Fates (Japan)
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles - Echoes of Time (USA/Europe/Japan)
Final Fantasy III (USA)
Final Fantasy III (Europe)
Final Fantasy III (Japan)
Final Fantasy IV (USA)
Final Fantasy IV (Europe)
Final Fantasy IV (Japan)
G.I. Joe - The Rise of Cobra (USA/Europe)
Golden Sun - Dark Dawn (USA)
Golden Sun - Dark Dawn (Europe)
Ougon no Taiyou - Shikkoku Naru Yoake (Japan)
GoldenEye - 007 (USA/Canada/Europe/France/Germany/Italy/Spain)
Grand Theft Auto - Chinatown Wars (USA/Europe)
Grand Theft Auto - Chinatown Wars (Japan)
Grid (USA)/Race Driver - Grid (Europe)
Herbie - Rescue Rally (USA/Europe)
High School Musical - Makin' the Cut! (USA)
High School Musical - Makin' the Cut! (Europe)
High School Musical 3 - Senior Year (USA)
High School Musical 3 - Senior Year (Europe)
How to Train Your Dragon (USA/Europe {En,Fr}/Europe {Es,It})
Drachenzaehmen Leicht Gemacht (Germany)
The [email protected] - Dearly Stars (Japan)
Iron Man 2 (USA)
Iron Man 2 - The Video Game (Europe)
Jeopardy! (USA)
Jet Impulse (Japan)
Johnny Test (USA)
Juiced 2 - Hot Import Nights (USA/Europe)
Kim Possible - Global Gemini (USA)
Kim Possible - Global Gemini (Europe)
Kingdom Hearts - 358-2 Days (USA/Japan)
Kingdom Hearts - 358-2 Days (Europe)
Kingdom Hearts - Re-coded (USA)
Kingdom Hearts - Re-coded (Europe)
Kingdom Hearts - Re-coded (Japan)
Lara Croft Tomb Raider - Legend (USA/Europe)
Legacy of Ys - Books I & II (USA)
Ys DS (Japan)
Ys II DS (Japan)
Madagascar - Escape 2 Africa (USA)/Madagascar 2 (Canada/France/Germany/Italy/Netherlands/Spain/Sweden)
Madagascar - Escape 2 Africa (Europe)
Madden NFL 2005 (USA)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (USA/Europe)
Mario & Sonic at Beijing Olympic (Japan)
Mariowa Sonic - Beijing Olympic (Korea)
Mario Hoops 3 on 3 (USA)
Mario Slam Basketball (Europe)
Mario Basketball 3 on 3 (Japan)
Mario Kart DS (USA/Europe)
Mario Kart DS (Japan)
Mario Kart DS (Korea)
Mario Kart DS (Kiosk Demo) (USA)
Marvel - Ultimate Alliance 2 (USA)
Marvel Super Hero Squad (USA/Europe {En,Fr,De,Nl})
Marvel Super Hero Squad (Europe {Es,It})
Marvel Super Hero Squad (Korea)
MechAssault - Phantom War (USA)
MechAssault - Phantom War (Europe)
Mega Man Star Force - Dragon/Leo/Pegasus (USA)
Mega Man Star Force - Dragon/Leo/Pegasus (Europe)
Ryuusei no Rockman - Green Dragon/Fire Leo/Ice Pegasus (Japan)
Mega Man Star Force 2 - Zerker x Ninja/Saurian (USA)
Mega Man Star Force 2 - Zerker x Ninja/Saurian (Europe)
Ryuusei no Rockman 2 - Berserk x Dinosaur/Shinobi (Japan)
Metroid Prime - Hunters - First Hunt (USA)
Metroid Prime - Hunters - First Hunt (Europe)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (USA)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (USA) (Rev 1)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (Europe)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (Europe) (Rev 1)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (Japan)
Metroid Prime - Hunters (Korea)
Mini Ninjas (USA)
Mini Ninjas (Europe)
Moon (USA)
Moon (Europe)
MySims - Racing (USA)
MySims - Racing (Europe)
Naruto - Ninja Destiny (USA)
Naruto - Ninja Destiny - European Version (Europe)
Naruto - Shinobi Retsuden (Japan)
Need for Speed - Underground 2 (USA)
Need for Speed - Underground 2 (Europe)
Need for Speed - ProStreet (USA)/(USA) (Rev 1)/(Europe) (Rev 1)
Need for Speed - ProStreet (Europe)
Need for Speed - ProStreet (Korea)
Need for Speed - Nitro (USA/Europe)
Need for Speed - Nitro (Japan)
New Super Mario Bros. (USA) (Requires xdelta patch here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/5mrrwp92i7qq38f/nsmbws.xdelta?dl=0)
Nicktoons Unite! (USA)
SpongeBob SquarePants and Friends Unite! (Europe)
Nostalgia (USA)
Nostalgeo no Kaze (Japan)
Okamiden (USA/Europe)
Ookami Den - Chiisaki Taiyou (Japan)
Open Season (USA/Europe {En,Es,It,Nl}/Europe {En,Fr,De,Es,It,Sv,No,Da,Fi})
Orcs & Elves (USA/Europe)
Over the Hedge (USA)
Over the Hedge (Europe)/Vecinos Invasores (Spain)
Nos Voisins, les Hommes (France)/Ab durch die Hecke (Germany)
La Gang del Bosco (Italy)/Over the Hedge - Beesten bij de Buren (Netherlands)
Pac'n Roll (USA/Europe)
Pac'n Roll (Japan)
Pac'n Ball (Korea)
Pac-Man World 3 (USA)
Pac-Man World 3 (Europe)
The Penguins of Madagascar (USA)
The Penguins of Madagascar (Europe {En,Fr}/Europe {Es,It})
The Penguins of Madagascar (Europe {De,Nl})
The Penguins of Madagascar - Dr. Blowhole Returns Again! (USA/Europe {En,Fr}/Europe {Es,It})
The Penguins of Madagascar - Dr. Blowhole Returns Again! (Europe {De,Nl})
Phantasy Star 0 (USA/Europe)
Phantasy Star 0 (Japan)
Pokémon - Diamond/Pearl Version (USA/Europe)
Pokémon - Version Diamant/Perle (France)/Diamant/Perl-Edition (Germany)/Versione Diamante/Perla (Italy)/Edicion Diamante/Perla (Spain)
Pocket Monsters - Diamond/Pearl (Japan)/(Japan) (Rev 5)
Pocket Monsters - Diamond/Pearl (Japan) (Rev 6)
Pocket Monsters DP - Dialga/Palkia (Korea)
Pokémon - Platinum Version (USA/USA Rev 1/Europe)
Pokémon - Version Platine (France)/Platin-Edition (Germany)/Versione Platino (Italy)/Edicion Platino (Spain)
Pocket Monsters - Platinum (Japan)
Pocket Monsters Pt - Giratina (Korea)
Pokémon - HeartGold/SoulSilver Version (USA/Europe)
Pokémon - Version Or HeartGold/Argent SoulSilver (France)/Edicion Oro HeartGold/Plata SoulSilver (Spain)
Pokémon - Goldene Edition HeartGold/Silberne Edition SoulSilver (Germany)
Pokémon - Versione Oro HeartGold/Argento SoulSilver (Italy)
Pocket Monsters - HeartGold/SoulSilver (Japan)
Pocket Monsters - HeartGold/SoulSilver (Korea)
Pokémon - Black Version (USA/Europe)
Pokémon - White Version (USA/Europe)
Pokémon - Version Noire (France)
Pokémon - Version Blanche (France)
Pokémon - Schwarze Edition (Germany)
Pokémon - Weisse Edition (Germany)
Pokémon - Versione Nera (Italy)
Pokémon - Versione Bianca (Italy)
Pokémon - Edicion Negra/Blanca (Spain)
Pocket Monsters - Black (Japan)
Pocket Monsters - White (Japan)
Pocket Monsters - Black/White (Korea)
Pokémon - Black Version 2 (USA/Europe)
Pokémon - White Version 2 (USA/Europe)
Pokémon - Version Noire 2 (France)
Pokémon - Version Blanche 2 (France)
Pokémon - Schwarze Edition 2 (Germany)
Pokémon - Weisse Edition 2 (Germany)
Pokémon - Versione Nera 2 (Italy)
Pokémon - Versione Bianca 2 (Italy)
Pokémon - Edicion Negra 2 (Spain)
Pokémon - Edicion Negra 2 (Spain) (Randomized)
Pokémon - Edicion Blanca 2 (Spain)
Pocket Monsters - Black 2 (Japan)
Pocket Monsters - White 2 (Japan)
Pocket Monsters - Black 2 (Korea)
Pocket Monsters - White 2 (Korea)
Pop Island - Paperfield (USA)
Prey the Stars (USA)
Prey the Stars - Gabu Gabu Planet (Europe)
Gabu Gabu Planet (Japan)
Race Driver - Create & Race (USA/Europe)/V8 Supercars Australia 3 - Create & Race (Australia)/DTM Race Driver 3 - Create & Race (Germany)
Rayman DS (USA)
Rayman DS (Europe)
Ridge Racer DS (USA, Europe)
SBK - Snowboard Kids (USA)
SBK - Snowboard Kids (Europe)
Snowboard Kids Party (Japan)
Sega Superstars Tennis (USA)
Sega Superstars Tennis (Europe)
Sideswiped (USA)
Clash King V201 (Japan)
The Sims 2 (USA)
The Sims 2 (Europe)
The Sims 2 - Hachamecha Hotel Life (Japan)
Skate It! (USA/Europe)
Sokoban DS (Europe)
Solatorobo - Red the Hunter (USA)
Solatorobo - Red the Hunter (Europe)
Solatorobo - Sorekara Coda e (Japan)
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing (USA/Europe)
Spectrobes - Beyond the Portals (USA)
Spectrobes - Beyond the Portals (Europe)
Chou Kaseki Monster Battle - Gekitotsu Galaxy (Japan)
Speed Racer - The Videogame (USA)
Speed Racer - The Videogame (Europe)
Speed Racer (Japan)
Spider-Man - Web of Shadows (USA/Europe {En,Fr,De}/Europe {Es,It})
Spider-Man - Shattered Dimensions (USA/Europe)
SpongeBob's Boating Bash (USA)
SpongeBob's Boating Bash (Europe {En,De}/Europe {En,Es})
Star Fox Command (USA)
Star Fox Command (Europe)
Star Fox Command (Japan)
Star Trek - Tactical Assault (USA)
Star Trek - Tactical Assault (Europe)
Star Wars - Battlefront - Elite Squadron (USA)
Star Wars - Battlefront - Elite Squadron (Europe {En,Fr}/Europe {Es,It})
Star Wars - Battlefront - Elite Squadron (Germany)
Star Wars - The Force Unleashed (USA/Europe)
Star Wars - The Force Unleashed (Japan)
Star Wars - The Force Unleashed (Korea)
Steal Princess (USA)
Steal Princess - Touzoku Koujo (Japan)
Submarine - Tech Demo
Super Mario 64 DS (USA) (Rev 0)
Super Mario 64 DS (USA) (Rev 1) (Optional xdelta patch: https://www.dropbox.com/s/viu9iintn9ozirt/sm64ws.xdelta?dl=1)
Super Mario 64 DS (Europe)
Super Mario 64 DS (Japan) (Rev 0)
Super Mario 64 DS (Japan) (Rev 1)
Super Mario 64 DS (Korea)
Shenyou Maliou DS (China)
Super Monkey Ball - Touch and Roll (USA)
Super Monkey Ball - Touch and Roll (Europe)
Super Monkey Ball DS (Japan)
Tales of Innocence (Japan)
Tenchu - Dark Secret (USA)
Tenchu - Dark Secret (Europe {En,Es,It}/Europe {En,Fr,De})
Tenchu - Dark Shadow (Japan)
Tomb Raider - Underworld (USA)
Tomb Raider - Underworld (Europe {En,Es,It})
Tomb Raider - Underworld (Europe {En,Fr,De,Nl})
TrackMania Turbo (USA)
TrackMania Turbo (Europe)
TRON - Evolution (USA)
TRON - Evolution (Europe {En,Fr,De,Es,It,Nl})
TRON - Evolution (Europe {En,Sv,No,Da})
Unknown Soldier - Mokuba no Houkou (Japan)
Wheel of Fortune (USA)
The Wizard of Oz - Beyond the Yellow Brick Road (USA)
Riz-Zoawd (Japan)
WWE SmackDown vs Raw 2010 featuring ECW (USA/Europe)
X-Men Origins - Wolverine (USA)
X-Men Origins - Wolverine (Europe)
Zombie Shiki - Eigo Ryoku Sosei Jutsu - English of the Dead (Japan)

NOTES:
* If some regions are combined in one line, that means the ROMs use the same cheat as one region.
* Only clean unhacked ROMs work with widescreen.

Codes by:
* fintogive
* RadDude McCoolguy
* KazoWAR
* RocketRobz
* Vague Rant
* CheatFreak47
* deisuke1234
* gamemasterplc
* ChampionLeake

If you want to get TWiLight Menu++ v10.0.0 follow the instructions in the official thread linked below. Be sure to update both TWiLight Menu++ and nds-bootstrap if you had already installed an earlier version on your console!

What do you think about B4DS? Will you be using it on a piece of hardware you considered useless or long dead? Will it be able to revive old, abandoned and unsupported cards? Feel free to leave a post in this thread with your thoughts!

UPDATE: Version 10.0.1 has been released to address some issues and add extra options for flashcard autoboot users.

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