What flash card should I get for just ds gaming

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by zombiejesus, Nov 26, 2010.

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  1. zombiejesus

    zombiejesus Newbie

    Nov 26, 2010
    I got a ds lite and my r4i isn't that great for newer games. So Im looking for a somewhat cheap replacement. I heard good things about the acekard 2i but I wanted to ask around before I got anything. Also I want it to be able to run the new golden sun.
  2. RupeeClock

    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

    May 15, 2008
    $13, and you can get an R4DS with 2gb memory card.
    Install Wood R4 firmware on it and it plays everything. Trust me, even though it's an R4, this is the original R4DS and it's the most trusted R4 there is.

    If SDHC is a must, then go for the Acekard 2i, it's $15 by itself and you can definitely use your existing microSD card, if it was 4gb or more. Make sure you use the unofficial AKAIO firmware for the Acekard since it is much better.

    Both Wood and AKAIO firmwares are updated regularly, though I'm not sure if Golden Sun works on them currently, chances are they will be fixed promptly, ESPECIALLY in the case of Wood.
  3. bsmonkey

    bsmonkey Newbie

    Oct 14, 2009
    United States
    +1 for the r4ds. Someone gave me their ds lite when they bought a new xl. I ordered the r4ds from shoptemp, put woodr4 on it and threw in a spare 2gb card that I had laying around. I have about 35 games on it with about 30mb of space left for game saves. It has worked with every rom I've tried. For $6 it can't be beat. The only downside I can see is that it won't work with dsi, but I'm not planning on upgrading anytime soon.
  4. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 8, 2009
    If you already have a memory stick, grab the R4 original off of ShopTemp. I would say other sites, but I don't know other sites that sell 1:1 clones of the original R4 that works with Wood.
  5. Vulpes Abnocto

    Vulpes Abnocto Drinks, Knows Things

    Former Staff
    Jun 24, 2008
    United States
    I don't think a new thread was necessary

    You could easily have asked the question Here.

    Welcome to GBAtemp.
    I hope you get enough information to make your decision.
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