Who or what is a patch?

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  1. MADKATZ99
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    I really dont have any idea how to patch... Or what patch to use for what.
    Can somone please direct me to the site where you download a patching program? I have heard of it from somwere. Do you have to patch stuff? what happens if you dont?
     
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    Thanks, that helps alot.
    But it doesnt tell me what I have to do to patch a rom.
     
  4. legendofphil

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    That depends on what you need the patch for.
    If its to make a ROM work on a flash cart you need the software for that flash cart such as Supercard software or Supercard Magic Homebrew Patcher.
    If its to add a trainer, they are usually in IPS format and you need an IPS patcher.
     
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    I see... Thanks for the tip.
    So I think I must need software for my supercard [​IMG]

    Does that come with the supercard or can I download this software of a site?
     
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    Ok, I got the software. Now any ideas how to use it? [​IMG]
     
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    Hmm, well what software is it? [​IMG]
     
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    Never mind! [​IMG] I worked it out.
    Thanks!
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    Back in my day, all we had was SNESTOOL and ips patches. we didn't have these newfangled batch processes!! I applied the DS FF3 patch, and I never even had to open a DOS prompt!

    kids these days! *shakes fist*