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Title: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: haferhole1 on January 03, 2007, 07:40:26 pm
is there any way to play gb/gbc games on my nintendo ds? i noticed the games wouldnt fit into the slot at the bottom, then i noticed y, a slight difference in gameboy advance and gameboy games
(http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/1033/jan03001bx2.jpg)
(top- gba game, bottom- gb game)

theres a cut in the gba games, which the ds uses to keep gb games from comming in there. so, being the smart guy i am, i cut the sides off of my pokemon red, cause i wanted to play some old school pokemon.
(http://img408.imageshack.us/img408/2049/jan03002og6.jpg)

(http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/5664/jan03003ik9.jpg)

it worked, to the extent that it fit into the ds now, but the ds said there wasnt a game in it =/

so what i need help with, is it possible to play gb games on a ds? if so, how? i have it cut down already to fit in there

thanks  :)
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: The_Crusade on January 03, 2007, 07:47:37 pm
Seriously, how can you think that might possibly work? You've destroyed over half of the technical stuff inside the GB game by cutting it.
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: haferhole1 on January 03, 2007, 07:48:39 pm
no i havnt, i cut the hard plastic, and thats it, i never hit the chip
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: flamingdragon on January 03, 2007, 10:59:54 pm
It is not possible to play gb/gbc games on a ds.
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: The_Crusade on January 03, 2007, 11:01:26 pm
Obviously, but hafer doesn't seem to understand that ::)
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: haferhole1 on January 03, 2007, 11:09:25 pm
y not?? they play in the gameboy advance, play in the sp, y not in the gba slot in ds?
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: Dodger on January 03, 2007, 11:22:06 pm
They play in the GBA, the SP is the same software as a GBA. The GBA was made Backwards compatible, the DS wasn't.
At least, not for more than one generation of handhelds. Just use a GBA, or emulate it on your computer.
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: haferhole1 on January 03, 2007, 11:28:31 pm
y wouldnt they make the ds have backwords compatibility? thats retarded
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: Dodger on January 04, 2007, 12:10:18 am
It's only backward compatible for ONE GENERATION of games. So only for the GBA games. Things are normally like that.
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: haferhole1 on January 04, 2007, 01:15:04 am
fine, but why!? they already have the technology for that in the game boy micro, cant they fit it into the ds too, to make customers happier?
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: flamingdragon on January 04, 2007, 01:32:53 am
Why would they?

That's like the same as having the wii able to play nes games.  ::)
Of course u can download and play nes games on the wii, but seriously, who has old nes games still and wants to play them?
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: haferhole1 on January 04, 2007, 01:42:20 am
well, i would, i even have a bunch of nes, but thats different, u would have to jam the wii with ports for all the different systems, with this, the 2 can both fit into the gameboy advance slot, so y shouldnt they make them compatible?
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: flamingdragon on January 04, 2007, 03:05:36 am
Because they can do what they want.  ::)
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: haferhole1 on January 04, 2007, 04:42:02 am
haha, see? im right. pwned
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: flamingdragon on January 04, 2007, 06:40:25 am
Ok, u have pwned me so bad that I will now go cry somewhere.
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: haferhole1 on January 04, 2007, 06:43:19 am
haha loser
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: flamingdragon on January 04, 2007, 06:44:53 am
 :'(
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: Dodger on January 04, 2007, 11:22:58 am
For the DS to play old GB games there would need to be another emulator inside it, which would make it even bigger.
Whenever you ask for more features you're substituting size for features.
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: haferhole1 on January 04, 2007, 12:19:33 pm
bullshit, if they can make the ds lite that small, and make the gameboy micro that small, i say put em together and have a regular ds sized system
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: Dodger on January 04, 2007, 04:29:51 pm
Possibly. And I apologise for the bad grammar in my last post.
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: haferhole1 on January 04, 2007, 10:12:55 pm
u honestly think people on this forum care about ur grammer?
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: The_Crusade on January 04, 2007, 10:26:46 pm
u honestly think people on this forum care about ur grammer?

You*
your*
grammar*

I don't  ;)
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: flamingdragon on January 05, 2007, 01:19:16 am
I do.
Title: Re: Gameboy/Gameboy color games on ds?
Post by: Dodger on January 05, 2007, 01:46:30 am
Yes, yes I do.