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SubjectRe: Reading cartridge roms directly Reply to this message
Posted byclem
Posted on06/10/05 08:13 AM



Just thought it'd be kinda hard to get around the non-standard screws; but then again you're probably right, whoever has the ability to desolder roms will also have the right screwdrivers to get around those security screws

clem

> > taking the ROMS off the board
> > and reading them in (which of course would ruin most console games).
>
>
> Why exactly would this wreck the game? As long as you had the ability to solder
> and desolder the proper roms, I don't see an issue with this approach.
>
> While most carts are dumped via conventional copiers and homemade devices, I'm
> fairly certain that direct reads of the chips have also occured.
>
> For NES games, this would actually be more accurate because you get the PRG and
> CHR dumps seperately instead of 1 combined *.NES file. The same would apply to
> other systems as well.
>


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..*Re: Where to get SNES backup device  unknownsou06/10/05 00:28 AM
...*They'll be different  RoushiMSX06/10/05 05:06 PM
..*Re: Where to get SNES backup device  Corvus06/09/05 04:50 AM
...*Re: Where to get SNES backup device  clem06/09/05 08:18 AM
....*Re: Where to get SNES backup device  Corvus06/09/05 08:35 AM
.....*Re: Where to get SNES backup device  clem06/09/05 01:40 PM
......*Re: Reading cartridge roms directly  mamegodx06/09/05 05:14 PM
........Re: Reading cartridge roms directly  clem06/10/05 08:13 AM
........*Re: Reading cartridge roms directly  mamegodx06/10/05 12:42 PM
.........*Re: Reading cartridge roms directly  clem06/11/05 04:28 AM