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Backup Wii games to USB HDD

System Menu 4.2 To patch System Menu 4.2 to allow backup (and playing of these backups) of games, follow the instructions at wiihacks.com. After this procedure you will be able to use a USB Launcher to make and play backups or a DVD Launcher to play backup DVDs. Shop Channel Update On October, 21st 2009,… Read More »

Favourite Wii Games

Here’s a list of my favorite Wii games: Game Genre Comment Red Steel FPS great soundtrack, nice story; hate the swordfights though Metroid Prime 3 FPS nice graphics Onslaught (WiiWare) FPS lots of fun playing this plain and straight forward shooter World of Goo (WiiWare) Puzzle very addictive Okami Adventure really great graphics, nice gameplay… Read More »

Favourite NDS Games

Here’s a list of my favorite games: Game Genre Comment Rittai Picross Puzzle very addictive Time Hollow Adventure great story, great soundtrack Another Code Adventure almost as great as Time Hollow Korg DS-10 Music Crosswords DS Puzzle Picross Puzzle

Extract Sound from Nintendo DS ROMs

To extract sounds (or graphics) from a ROM, you’ll need the ndstool and ndssndext. First extract the game data from ROM: This will create a new directory data containing all the game data. In there you’ll most probably find a file *.sdat somewhere. This is a sound archive format. Now run this through the ndssndext… Read More »


The ndstool can show header information of ROM files as well as extract the game logo or even the whole ROM contents. It also can recombine the extracted ROM contents to a working ROM again. Example output This is from the Linux binary (see above): This is from the Python version:

Dump Nintendo DS Games

Dumping game cartridges is done the same way like dumping savegames. EZFlash 3in1 method The only difference here is that you might have to swap the cartridges more often since the Flash memory of the EZFlash 3in1 is only 32 MiB and some games are up to 128 MiB in size. There’s a nice tutorial… Read More »