November 28, 2010

5367 - Golden Sun: Dark Dawn (U)

BoxArtDescription
ROM Code : 5367
Title : Golden Sun: Dark Dawn
Game Region : 【USA】
Released Group : RobotKillers
Rom Size : 2048Mbit
Archive Name : rk-gsddu.rar
Notes : 【FAQs & Walkthrough】

99 comments:

  1. this doesn't work with wood r4 yet.

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  2. WoodR4??

    reported working Wood R4 v1.18
    I tested it out and it works

    find the latest firmware here->

    http://dicastia.blogspot.com/p/dicastia-ds-roms.html

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  3. it doesn't work with my r4!!!!!!!!

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  4. 1.18 wood r4 fixes it.

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  5. just want to tell you guys,

    R4-SDHC (clone) only gives death black screen.

    Works on my acekard 2i AKAIO 1.8.1 (Enable AntiPiracy Bypass). All I needed to do was hold the Y Button.

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  6. ok.. For R4-SDHC users, there is a way for you to play

    check it out

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  7. i downloaded the latest woodr4 version but when i play it only a white screen comes up do you know what's the problem???

    ty in advance

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  8. followed directions above and i got blue bars on top and bottom screen with a little loading icon on bottom left of touch screen.

    any help?

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  9. im using wood r4 but i got only black screen when i load the game.

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  10. @Anony 1: I dont find any problem with the new firmware for WoodR4.
    What flashcart are you using now??
    if you are using R4 latest firmware. you have missed these step: 1. Actvate the AR in Wood configs.
    2. Saves have to be converted to .nds.sav as the original R4 used .sav only

    @Anony2: Do you really copy the all files of 【YSMenu TTMenu V6.40】 to /root of your SD Card?? And one thing!. Dont remove the original firmware of your flashcart. place it along with the original firmware of your flashcart

    @Anony3: First, format your card with the Formatter SD (Panasonic SD Formatter). Actvate the AR in Wood configs. Saves have to be converted to .nds.sav as the original R4 used .sav only

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  11. dude.. id say i love you but im not that kinda guy but yea, very well done on the fix :D do you know if this works for any other game or is it just Golden Sun that this works for? would be awesome cause theres a few games i play that dont have a patch

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  12. thanks! it worked now!

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  13. i tried as stated above and it doesn't work...getting a black screen....help! thanks!

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  14. @Kieran : yes, indeed~. you can play Super Scribblenauts with this TTDS Menu... instead of R4-SDHC that gives you loop intro every time >.<

    @Anony above me: what Flashcart are u using now?? these steps only for M3/DSTT/R4-SDHC users. If you are using WoodR4.. just download the latest firmware.. thx ^^

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  15. Hello, Im using the wood r4 v1.18 version that cam out nov 29th. Ive been able to play the game but, i get a black screen when i try to enter the psyenergy training grounds. Ive been using the robot killers rom and i dont know what to do. I think this is a problem with the rom itself. Please help. Thankyou

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  16. patch please!!!!!!!!!!!

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  17. anony1: really??? Have you changed the .sav version?
    I dont have any problem le-

    anony2: hehe.. Maybe there is no patch for this rom. Coz it has been fixed for many flashcart

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  18. Worked like a charm for my R4i SDHC. Thanks!

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  19. followed directions above and i got blue bars on top and bottom screen with a little loading icon on bottom left of touch screen.

    any help?

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  20. im gnna test this with Cooking Mama World - Hobbies and Fun, theres no patch for it and i like that game but it freezes after playing it for like 10 mins and doesnt save, this TTDS menu is awesome :D, ive been playing golden sun non stop since i got this :) do u update it every so often to include fixes for other games too or is this just a one version only thing?

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  21. helo i did what yiu saud up in the box with the r4SDHC problem all goes wel but when i run the game it just keeps loading and doing nothing....
    do you know what's wrong???

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  22. @Anonymous: hm~ where do you usually download the firmware of your R4SDHC. i want to know your R4 type.

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  23. [quote]Hello, Im using the wood r4 v1.18 version that cam out nov 29th. Ive been able to play the game but, i get a black screen when i try to enter the psyenergy training grounds. Ive been using the robot killers rom and i dont know what to do. I think this is a problem with the rom itself. Please help. Thankyou[/quote]

    maybe you can find the Lolcatz released. But, i dont have it. So you have to search through google... But I think romulation.com has this. Look for it ^^

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  24. How come when I boot TTmenu.nds, it boots, but shows just a loading screen?

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  25. @Anonymous: what Flashcart do you use?? please tell me. then i could help you then.

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  26. that r4SDHC v1.29b doesn't have a DS_menu.dat
    i can't open it without it :S

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  27. if someone would be so kind to write ALL the files in that he/she has on his/her R4SDHC to play this game plz tell me cus i'm going creasy with plasing files that won't work.

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  28. Quote:
    that r4SDHC v1.29b doesn't have a DS_menu.dat
    i can't open it without it :S

    Answer: make sure its the right kernel.. What flashcart do you use?
    I think yours is not R4 SDHC.. but R4DS.
    the latest kernel is v1.18.. it has _DS_MENU.DAT
    here: http://www.r4ds.me/download/r4_v1.18_kernel.html

    But don't worry.. try the step above ~ place the 【YSMenu TTMenu V6.40】 to your DS along with the firmware..

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  29. Does this work on EDGE?

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  30. EDGE released it's new firmware EDGE OS 2.0 but doesn't solve the black screen issue on Golden Sun, it is just some fixed from several games that didn't run on EDGE before.

    so far, Edge and CycloDS still cannot play this ROM.. while the other flashcart has been fixed. >.<

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  31. hai,can you help me please.
    i am using R4DS, and have installed R4 wood 1.18, but anytime i load a game, it won't load.. it just said "processing, dont power off". I have waited for a long time and still nothing happen.

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  32. Quote:
    that r4SDHC v1.29b doesn't have a DS_menu.dat
    i can't open it without it :S

    Answer: make sure its the right kernel.. What flashcart do you use?
    I think yours is not R4 SDHC.. but R4DS.
    the latest kernel is v1.18.. it has _DS_MENU.DAT
    here: http://www.r4ds.me/download/r4_v1.18_kernel.html

    But don't worry.. try the step above ~ place the 【YSMenu TTMenu V6.40】 to your DS along with the firmware..[/quote]

    reply well i'm looking at my card and it's written on it. R4 SD and hc just below SD... but i'll try the other method you said :)

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  33. hey i'm the anony above i've tried your method but when i try to load TTmenu.nds it just loads and doesn't do anything els ...

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  34. [quote]hai,can you help me please.
    i am using R4DS, and have installed R4 wood 1.18, but anytime i load a game, it won't load.. it just said "processing, dont power off". I have waited for a long time and still nothing happen.[/quote]

    Wood R4 works (as far as we know) on R4 Original's or M3's.
    Wood R4 on any other R4 card then R4 Original wont work.
    This doesnt mean that if you can boot the firmware that it also would work.

    Check the Wood R4 for the original and the clone one here

    http://forum.romulation.net/index.php?topic=39701.msg730923#msg730923

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  35. Does this ysmenu works with R4 plus?? because i tried it, and the ysmenu stuck when loading.

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  36. R4 PLUS??
    hm~~ maybe Wood 1.18 will work.. but if your R4 is a clone.. I dont think it will work.

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  37. It worked on my DSTT ADV with YSMenu + TTMenu V6.40. Thanks and much appreciated.

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  38. when i download th R4sdhc v1.29b. what do i place on my 1.34 sdhc kernel what do i replace or what do i change as name? cus when i place the files i just get a black screen at the start.

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  39. hmm... R4-SDHC v1.29b is only for the clone one..

    you have to check your R4 first.. whether it is an ori or a clone.
    can you tell me the official site where do you ussually upgrade your firmware?? or you can check it behind your flashcart.

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  40. I am using R4-III http://www.r4iii.com/download.html

    And is using the latest firmware, will the method work for me?

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  41. Hey I need help.

    I'm using a R4-SDHC and i followed the directions above but when I try to load up TTMenu.nds I get white screens and some kind of loading box in the bottom left corner on the bottom screen.

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  42. @shiro: R4-III? You got a clone card of r4.. but you can try this method..

    @anony : if you are using R4-SDHC try to use the latest released firmware v1.29b: here : http://dicastia.blogspot.com/p/nds-flashcart-firmwares.html
    you dont have to use the TTMenu again.

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  43. @Dicastia: Really? Man, can I change the firmware into something else, whithout changing the card?

    I tried the method but I'm getting white screen and some kind of loading box in the bottom left corner on the bottom screen.

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  44. Dicastia

    Hey I have the r4 SDHC v1.34 as mentioned perviously be another and it doesn't seem to work.
    I downloaded the v. 1.29b firmware and it leaves me at the "Loading..." screen before getting to the R4 menu.

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  45. @shiro.. if it wont work..
    use this method below:

    *check for the YS-M3 v6.40 firmware here:
    http://dicastia.blogspot.com/p/nds-flashcart-firmwares.html

    AFTER DOWNLOADED THEM.. KEEP ORIGINAL CARD'S KERNEL. COPY TTMENU FILES TO ROOT OF CARD. RENAME TTMENU.DAT TO TTMENU.NDS

    *NOTES: TTMENU AND YSMENU DONT REPLACE FIRMWARE. MAKE SURE YOU KEEP YOUR OLD CARD'S FIRMWARE!

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  46. @Kenneth... you can try the method i posted before... right above this reply. ^^

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  47. Discastia

    I downloaded v 1.29b like you said but when I choose the game after the loading screen it just stays black.

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  48. I'm not sure if my comment was posted since its not showing up.
    I can get onto ys menu now but it gives me error code 4 or rdidl.dat is not correct our something of the sort. I'm using r4sdhc 1.34 from r4sdhc.com.

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  49. @Dicastia: Link is dead. I got a 404 error on the YS/M3 Filetrip link...

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  50. @shiro. ok. i have fixed it.. try again ok.. ^^

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  51. @kenneth.. try the same method which i gave to shiro before..

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  52. Acekard 2i AKAIO 1.8.1 (Enable AntiPiracy Bypass). Hold the Y Button

    Mirror:
    http://hotfile.com/dl/89504795/e2229b1/5367.zip.html

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  53. another released from retrogamefans.. for R4Clone..

    DSTT/i, R4/i SDHC v6.42

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  54. For DSONE/i:
    Open DSO file with notepad, then add a line: realtime_patch=2
    This is the result:

    [user info]
    cheat=0
    brightness=1
    mulSaverId=0
    save_size=2
    slow=0
    gameSummary=0
    patch_code_address=0
    patch_cheat_data_address=0
    patch_findcode_address=0
    realtime_patch=2
    cheat_patch=0
    readtimefind=0
    save_init_var=0
    saver_mode=0

    [cheat menu]

    [end]



    Then u can run it with patch mode on DSONE/i

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  55. Dicastia:
    I used the old YS Menu but I only got a grey screen. But then I used the update version the YSmenu loads well, but still can't play the game...

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  56. Ok. Check for the new firmware of your Flashcart here:
    http://dicastia.blogspot.com/p/nds-flashcart-firmwares.html

    --------------------------
    For DSTT/i:
    DSTT/i Users
    Use DSTT/i, R4/i SDHC v6.42
    Copy the following to your microSD for YSMenu Boot :
    TTMenu folder
    TTMenu.dat
    TTMenu.nds

    Copy the following to your microSD for TTMenu Boot :
    TTMenu folder
    TTMenu.dat (rename to YSMenu.nds)
    TTMenu.nds (rename to TTMenu.dat)

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    For R4/i SDHC (clone):
    Use DSTT/i, R4/i SDHC v6.42
    Copy the following to your microSD :
    TTMenu folder
    TTMenu.dat (rename to YSMenu.nds)
    TTMenu.nds

    [Don't remove your original firmware]

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    For M3Real/M3i:
    Use YSMenu for M3Real/M3i v6.42

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    For other R4 clones:
    Use YSMenu for R4 Clones 6.42
    Copy the following to your microSD :
    TTMenu folder
    YSMenu.nds

    [Don't remove your original firmware]

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  57. And, if all the methods above is still not working. You have to do last method, i think: xp

    FOR R4 CLONES ONLY!
    You have to download both YSMenu for R4 Clones 6.42 & DSTT/i, R4/i SDHC v6.42. then, replace the TTMenu.nds file with the YSMenu.nds file. Don't replace the TTMenu folder.

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  58. mm..
    Im using r4 sdhc,
    uses http://www.r4sdhc.com/ for my firmware
    the card looks exactly like it,
    updated to 1.34

    Now.. when i downloaded that zipfile.. all i could find was TTMenu folder and TTmenu.dat, the rest are extra folder or just random txt notes.

    Also, am i suppose to put the game into the TTMenu? when i boot my NDS and clicked on the TTMenuDIR All i saw was SKINDIR

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  59. Hi. I wondering how do i reset my system because i was trying to load golden sun. it just said please reset your system. And im using DSTT. with the latest firmware+ your firmware. maybe i done something wrong because i kinda new to this DSTT, so can you please make something that involves step by step procedure? thxs for reading and helping.

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  60. @Anonymous: sorry, I've made mistake on the link above. I've reupload the firmware.

    But, you can rename TTMenu.dat to TTMenu.nds and boot through R4/i Firmware then load TTMenu.nds for best results

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    @Ralph: reset your system?? You meant softreset? to enable softreset you must press the (+) before start your game.

    If not, maybe the DSTT you're using not supported with your firmware.. Or do you remove your original firmware?? you must not remove your original firmware for your flashcart. Coz, you have to boot through original firmware then load TTMenu.nds for best results

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  61. I didnt remove my firmware. and how do i boot my fireware? and wats the (+)? start button? sry if im giving u a headache, im just really slow at these stuff.

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  62. Finally :)

    I just got to this but the advise was really helpful.

    I managed to get Golden sun to work on my R4 sdhc.
    But with 1.34 it doesn`t work. With 1.34 there is something wrong which prevents Ysmenu from functioning properly, but with 1.32 an Discatia`s latest tip:

    "FOR R4 CLONES ONLY!
    You have to download both YSMenu for R4 Clones 6.42 & DSTT/i, R4/i SDHC v6.42. then, replace the TTMenu.nds file with the YSMenu.nds file. Don't replace the TTMenu folder."
    it works like a charm. For me anyway.

    And so thanks again for the help. :)

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  63. it doesn't work, i tried the last option but when i try to load the game, the loading stops right before the text "6.42RGF".. any idea how to solve this?

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  64. what's your flashcart original firmware??

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  65. the website written in my R4 : www.r4.ndsl.cc

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  66. R4 PLUS??
    hm~~ maybe Wood 1.20 will work..

    except your R4 is a clone.. I dont think it will work.

    you can find it here-> http://filetrip.net/f/23212-Wood_R4_v1.20.7z

    you don't need to use the method above again.. just copy paste the firmware to your flashcart (you need to format your MMC first)

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  67. dont forget to backup your ori firmware first... if this method doesnt work..

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  68. i think it's a clone.
    i tried the wood for r4 clone, doesn't work either, it can load the game but only a black screen appear.
    do i have to use a micro sd? because i am using micro sdhc..

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  69. if wood~ you have to use Micro SD~ 2gb below MMC---

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  70. Hey there, I have an R4 SDHC Revolution of DS, and the game worked once I installed your

    "YSMenu for R4 Clones 6.42"

    And the "DSTT/i, R4/i SDHC v6.40" along with original firmware in the Micro SD.

    Basically what I did was put:

    TTMenu (folder)
    TTMenu.dat
    TTMenu.nds
    TTMENU.SYS
    YSMenu.nds

    And it worked while accesing the YSMenu. It didn't work if you didn't install the TTMenu.* stuff as well. The "TTMENU.SYS" was extremely important.

    Thanks for everything!

    Oh, the only thing weird is that when I save, the screen shakes weirdly. But so far no problems.

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  71. for the the screen shakes weirdly and bad sound when press start game.
    I assume that comes from the ROM. (bad dump, i think_ )

    coz, my Wood R4 also has the same problem.

    Happy gaming, then ^^
    and dont forget to get the 【Golden Sun: Guidebook】 also.. It will be useful.. ^^

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  72. my ds can't play cooking mama hobbies and fun..
    if i opened that game, i got white screen on top and bottom..

    then 1 used akio 1.8.1, it's working..
    but i can't save the game, and sometimes my ds freeze..

    can you help me to solve this problem??
    thanks..

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  73. @Becca: what is your flashcart? acekard2, acekard 2i, acekard rpg??

    if ACekard RPG you can use the latest firmware Wood R.P.G. v1.20

    find it here on DS-Firmware section

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  74. i have the same problem with becca..

    i used r4sdhc..
    the website is r4ultra.com

    help me please..
    thx

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  75. @ron: ow.. R4Ultra SDHC.. ok.. go directly http://www.r4ultra.com/download.htm

    then.. download AKAIO 1.81 for R4i.
    place all your files to your MMC.

    I've not tested it before.. but from what i heard.. R4 Ultra can use Akaio 1.8.1 firmware‎

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  76. yeah.. yesterday i was try it..
    but i can't save some game..

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  77. @RON~ if not working.. try YSMenu for R4 Clones 6.42 | 14th Dec 2010
    -you can download it on DS-Firmware section-

    the same method as above.. but you have to run YSMenu.nds

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  78. Good news for Cyclo DS Users~~

    CycloDS Evolution Evo Firmware 1.61

    Numerous game compatibility fixes including
    5367 - Golden Sun: Dark Dawn
    5387 - Golden Sun: Dark Dawn

    You can download it.. in DS-Firmware section.

    ----------
    How to use
    ----------

    The upgrade process is simple and painless. Just follow these easy steps:

    1. Place the "update.evo" file in the root directory of your MicroSD.
    2. Insert the MicroSD back into the CycloDS Evolution.
    3. Insert the CycloDS Evolution into your Nintendo DS.
    4. Power on the Nintendo DS and start CycloDS Evolution as you would normally.
    5. The update will be launched automatically. Follow the onscreen instructions.

    Once the update has completed the "update.evo" file will be removed from your
    MicroSD, so you do not need to remove it manually.

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  79. Hey I'm using R4 SDHC. Using v1.34 firmware but everytime I try loading it whether normally, pandora or YSmenu, it gives a blankscreen.

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  80. With R4-SDHC 1.34 firmware there is something wrong which prevents Ysmenu from functioning properly, but with 1.32, it works...
    so try to downgrade your kernel..
    then use this YSMenu..

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  81. i'm using EDGE.And when i try to play it normally,i just a black screen...

    can you help me?

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  82. sorry to tell you but, still doesn't work with EDGE v2.0 (the latest firmware).

    You'll have to wait for a firmware update.

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  83. Dicastia

    THANK YOU SO MUCH! IT WORKED! WOHOO!

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  84. You're welcome~~

    and if you need to ask everything 'bout DS. Don't hesitate to ask me, ok~

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  85. Yeah, I'm using DeSmuME 0.9.4 and I get a black screen even if it says it is technically compatible. Anyone can help please?

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  86. have you tried the latest version of DeSmuME

    now DeSmuME is v0.9.7

    Download HERE

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  87. i honestly wanna download this but then its not the same from then GBA one so idk if i should

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  88. @Cody: I think this game is the best series of RTA (real time action) RPG~

    It reminds me of ALundra (PSX) - RPG battle with many puzzles around~
    and.. if you played the Golden Sun1 &2 on GBA.. Yeah, it still connected with them.. Golden Sun Dark Dawn is the sequel series since you control the previous Golden Sun heroes' children~ as main characters...

    you can see the screenshots of this Game here:
    (to make sure this is a best game to play ^^)
    DS-Scene - Golden Sun

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  89. Hi Dicastia!
    It's me ttl8me.. As per your advice I changed my flashcard to Acekard 2i with firmware version of 1.8.5

    Now all my previous non working ds roms works like a charm!! Thanks a lot..

    But now I tried downloading Golden Sun and it doesn't work on my acekard 2i.. Any suggestions on how to make it work? Thank you very much!

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  90. have you tried to "enable the bypass antipiracy option"?

    or check here for the discussion topic

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=273778

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  91. Dont work on my r4 clone with wood 1.39........

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  92. can anyone help please,i have an r4i sdhc card which i have updated to the latest firmware but when i try to play harry potter 5-7 i keep getting error code 4.any help would be appreciated.
    thanks

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  93. om dicast, kok saya gak bisa maenin di no$gba/no$zoomer?
    ada anti-piracy fix ato AR nya gak supaya bisa jalan?
    Trims

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  94. kok nge blank yah pas udah mskin nama char?
    ada bunyi "nging~" pula pas bagian itu..

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  95. berarti firmwarenya masih kurang cocok..
    udah pakai updetan flashcartmu yang terbaru lom?

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  96. dicas, ini aku mainnya udah pakai desmume. tapi kok masih keluar suara nging ya? bisa bantu nggak?

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  97. dicas, mw tanya donk..
    ane pake r4sdhc..
    ini langkah2 yg ane coba :
    1. format SD pake panasonic formatter
    2. update kernel 1.32b
    3. copy wood for r4sdhc v1.42 ke root
    4. trus jalanin woodr4sdhc.nds
    5. masuk ke golden sun
    tapi black screen.. ada salah dimana ya?
    sms ke 082181860030 donk.. thx

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  98. kok waktu di extract, filenya corupt ?

    kasih pencerahan kk

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