You can mod a PSP using Lumines?

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  1. ackers
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    ackers GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    My electrical lecturer said he modded his PSP with just a copy of Lumines. Is he talking out of his ass?
     
  2. Jiggah

    Jiggah GBAtemp Maniac

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    No he's not.
     
  3. MC DUI

    MC DUI GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    No he isn't talking out of his ass, the original Lumines UMD has an exploit in the coding that allows you to run homebrew code, thus allowing a downgrader program to be executed.

    They patched it for more recent copies of Lumines and more recent firmware releases.
     
  4. phoood

    phoood taking it to a whole new level.

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    But you'd need to set it up. It's not like theres an option in Lumines that lets you downgrade.
     
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    What's the easiest way of knowing if your copy of Lumines is the older version vs. the newer version?
     
  6. hankchill

    hankchill I Pwn n00bs.

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    Look at the spine of the PSP case. At the bottom, the one that's able to modify the PSP says 'ULUS 10002'

    I've got an extra copy sitting right here that's never been played [​IMG]
     
  7. puff1983

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    From what I understand, any copy of Lumines can help you downgrade. I used a greatest hits copy to mod my co-workers PSP. I think the PSP has to be on official firmware 3.1 to 3.5 to work but don't take my word for it.
     
  8. ackers
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    Surely there is more to just Lumines modding your PSP? Spill the beans.
     
  9. BoneMonkey

    BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    you can also do it with old copiyes of grand theft auto
     
  10. OG LOCC NESS

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    And I'm pretty sure you can downgrade with Dark_Alex's "Despertar Cementerio" program.
     
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  12. ackers
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    ackers GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Thanks Scorpei but I don't wanna dl a 100mb file just to read the modding process. If I owned a PSP then sure... I gotta quick question: for my cousins PSP, do they need any additional hardware, just the game and the PSP?
     
  13. Scorpei

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    Haha, don't worry the guide itself isn't so big [​IMG]. The 100 megs is just the files which you need for the downgrade. The guide itself is in a nice and small (3.5 megabytes) pdf file (you would have seen that if you would have opened the page [​IMG] ).
     
  14. mattchase00

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    Just used your tutorial scorpei, just got to say it was very easy to follow and im enjoying playing my nintendo games on psp, ah the bigger screen!
     
  15. sekhu

    sekhu moo?

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    I might have to try this guide. cheers