View Full Version : GBA Rom trimmer

August 24th, 2006, 08:44
Ok erm I dunnoe wether I could post this here though and I do not know wether this violates any rules here (I'm a newb)

This is actually a utility that lets u patch GBA roms and the best part is it trims ur roms a little.

Well with the release of gpSP that doesn't support zipped roms so it takes up quite alot of space...

I managed to trim castlevania Harmony of dissonance from 8mb to 6.6(it might be just 1.4 mb but 10 games its 14 mb already) and its workin,one thing that makes me wonder is that is runs faster than usual too in gpSP even without frameskip(I am playin it now as I'm posting been 1 hour redy so dun think theres a problem:) )

this is their site http://www.gbadat.altervista.org/

August 24th, 2006, 09:11
oh wow, this is great, thanks tuta :)

August 24th, 2006, 09:24
Thanks tota have to try it.

August 24th, 2006, 09:27
wow, this thing is amazing, i have more space on my memory stick now :)

August 24th, 2006, 09:29
But does it work ok motoko250

August 24th, 2006, 09:32
i'm testing it on kirby - an the amazing mirrior
i trimmed t down to 15Mb, and it ran faster..not much, but enough for me
i trimmed it to 8Mb, and the gameboy logo came up and than it crashed

i'll test some more games :)

August 24th, 2006, 09:32
trimmed 25 games so far and all work but not all games trims that much some games just get trimmed by 300kb

August 24th, 2006, 09:38
ok, i came up with this:
trimming the games works, but if you try to cut the size by half it will crash the emulator, or it will load the game but with nothing on the screen :(

August 24th, 2006, 19:38
thanks tuta :D

August 24th, 2006, 19:57
Thanks, this is awesome! :)

August 25th, 2006, 00:48
You can also use this tool to fix the Pokemon battery issues by using the clock fix option.

August 25th, 2006, 00:54
what battery issue? i've never gotten a message about the battery

August 25th, 2006, 00:58
This is great. Oh but one thing i have the (U) versions of pokemon ruby and sapphire but everytime i try to load one of them i just get a white screen? And i can't every seem to get those games to load while other games work fine. Maby i need a different version of ruby and sapphire?

August 25th, 2006, 20:05
Just wanted to say thanks tuta, Emerald now works instead of getting that damn white screen.