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 ===== Introduction ===== ===== Introduction =====
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 +Luckily there are numerous tools available for dumping Game Boy / Game Boy Color games, so you should be able to find a great dumper that suits your need.
  
 ===== Methods ===== ===== Methods =====
  
-  - DS + DS Slot-1 Flashcart (Normal Carts)+  - [[#Method 1 - The Joey Jr|The Joey Jr]] 
 +  - [[#Method 2 - GBxCart RW|GBxCart RW]] 
 +  - [[#Method 3 - Sanni Cart Reader|Sanni Cart Reader]] 
 +  - [[#Method 4 - DS + DS Slot-1 Flashcart (Normal Carts)|DS + DS Slot-1 Flashcart (Normal Carts)]] 
 +  - [[#Method 5 - DS + DS Slot-1 Flashcart (GBA Video Movie Carts)|DS + DS Slot-1 Flashcart (GBA Video Movie Carts)]]
  
-  DS + DS Slot-1 Flashcart (GBA Video Movie Carts)+==== Method 1 The Joey Jr ====
  
-  - GBA + GCN-GBA Link Cable + Homebrew-enabled GCN/Wii+Supports: GB/GBC/GBA, Game Boy Camera, and Nintendo Power Carts and Bootleg flashing
  
-  Homebrew-enabled GCN + Game Boy Player + SD-GCN Memory Card Adapter+For latest official instruction on how to use the Joey Jr, please see the [[https://bennvenn.myshopify.com/pages/the-joey-junior-gb-gbc-gba-cart-dumper-and-flasher|official user guide]].
  
-  BennVenn Joey Joebags+==== Method 2 GBxCart RW ====
  
-  - BennVenn Joey Jr.+Supports: GB/GBC/GBA, Game Boy Camera, and Nintendo Power Carts and Bootleg flashing
  
-  - GBxCart RW+For latest official instructions on how to use the GBxCart RW, please see the [[https://flashcartdb.com/index.php/GBxCart_RW_Manual|official user guide]].
  
-==== DS + DS Slot-1 Flashcart (Normal Carts) ==== +==== Method 3 - Sanni Cart Reader ==== 
-=== Tools ===+ 
 +The Sanni Cart Reader comes with Game Boy / Game Boy Color dumping capabilities by default. 
 +[[https://github.com/sanni/cartreader/wiki/Reading-a-Game-Boy-rom|Follow the Sanni Cart Reader wiki]] for proper settings, and dumping instructions. 
 + 
 +==== Method 4 - DS + DS Slot-1 Flashcart (Normal Carts) ==== 
 + 
 +=== Tools needed ===
   - A Nintendo DS or Nintendo DS Lite with a flashcart   - A Nintendo DS or Nintendo DS Lite with a flashcart
-  - [https://gbatemp.net/download/gba-backup-tool.3228/ GBA Backup Tool]+  - [[https://gamebrew.org/wiki/GBA_Backup_Tool]]
  
 === Dumping === === Dumping ===
   - Run the .nds for GBA Backup Tool   - Run the .nds for GBA Backup Tool
   - Ensure that your GBA cart is inserted, then press A on the pop-up.   - Ensure that your GBA cart is inserted, then press A on the pop-up.
-  - By default, GBA Backup Tool is in Save Backup mode. Press R twice to go to rom backup mode.+  - By default, GBA Backup Tool is in Save Backup mode. Press R twice to go to ROM backup mode.
   - Press B to make a new backup, then hit A to confirm. Your rom will be dumped to your SD card.   - Press B to make a new backup, then hit A to confirm. Your rom will be dumped to your SD card.
  
-==== DS + DS Slot-1 Flashcart (GBA Video Movie Carts) ==== +==== Method 5 - DS + DS Slot-1 Flashcart (GBA Video Movie Carts) ====
-use duplo (https://github.com/endrift/duplo)<br> +
-here is a build from Whovian: https://archive.org/download/duplo<br> +
-not needed (and won't work for) for TV series carts ,which don't use the Matrix memory chips+
  
-==== GBA + GCN-GBA Link Cable + Homebrew-enabled GCN/Wii ==== +  Use duplo (https://github.com/endrift/duplo)here is prepared build from Whovian: https://archive.org/details/duplo 
-=== Tools === +  - This is not needed (and won't work for) for TV series carts, which don't use the Matrix memory chips
-  - A Game Boy Advance or Game Boy Advance SP +
-  - A GameCube GBA Link Cable +
-  - A Wii or a GameCube with some way to load .dol files (e.g. the Homebrew Channel for the Wii). +
-  - The [https://github.com/FIX94/gba-link-cable-dumper/releases GBA Link Cable Dumper] +
- +
-=== Dumping === +
-  - Load the .dol with Homebrew Launcher or via Swiss on GameCube. +
-  - Attach your GBA to the system in port 2 '''without''' a game inleaving your gamecube controller attached to port 1. +
-  - Turn on your GBA and wait for the dumper to be sent. After moment, you should see the screen on your GBA change. +
-  - Insert a cartridge into your GBA. Press A on the gamecube controller to continue in the menu, then press A again to dump. +
-  - Remove the SD card and insert into your PC. the gba file will be placed in the dumps folder. +
- +
-==== Homebrew-enabled GCN + Game Boy Player + SD-GCN Memory Card Adapter ==== +
-=== Tools === +
-  - A GameCube with some way to load .dol files +
-  - A GameCube Memory Card to SD Adapter. +
-  - A Game Boy Player. +
-  - The latest [https://files.extremscorner.org/gamecube/apps/gbi/latest GBI] - You only need GBI.DOL, none of the others. +
- +
-=== Dumping === +
-  - Load GBI.DOL with no cartridge in your Game Boy Player. A menu should appear on screen, and some screen options will appear. +
-  - Press B to hide the screen optionsthen insert your cartridge. Navigate to "Dump ROM" and hit A. +
-  - Text showing progress will appear. Once done, hold reset, eject your cartridge and release. Upon the restart, you can power off. +
-  - Remove your SD Card. the .GBA file will be on the root of your SD, named by serial which you can find on the bottom right of your cartridge's label.+
  
-===== Verification ===== +===== Identifying Game Versions ===== 
-Description of how to verify that is a dump is correct.+todo: add info on cart/box serials (and non-standard carts if relevant)
  
-===== Gathering Dump Info =====+{{:carts:nintendo:gba:gba-identifying_game_versions.png?260}}
  
-<code -> +**SSS**-**TGGR**-**V**\\ 
-Dumping tool:  +S = System (Always/mostly "AGB")\\ 
-Dumper:  +T = Type (N = Normal)\\ 
-Affiliation:  +G = Game code (e.g. MA = Super Mario Advance)\\ 
-Dump creation date:  +R = Region (J = Japan, E = USA, P = Europe)\\ 
-Dump release date: +V = Version (starts at 0)\\
  
-Title:  +There is also a shortened version of the code on the left hand side, in the format **TGGR**-**V**.
-Region:  +
-Edition:  +
-Languages:  +
-Language Select:  +
-WikiData ID:+
  
-Size:  +===== Gathering and Submitting Dump Info =====
-CRC32:  +
-MD5:  +
-SHA-1:  +
-SHA-256:  +
-</code>+
  
-  * General NoteIf you are submitting this info to a person/group in order for them to add it to a database, you can skip the transcription of some things, and leave it to them. But it can make the process smoother if you do the transcription yourself. +See [[submission:nintendo-carts|Gathering and Submitting Dump Info for Nintendo carts]]
-===== Submitting Dump Info ===== +
-Point to external submission information for No-Intro/Redump.+
  
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