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Offline mario64

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Issues with n64 game
« on: 05/Jul/2019 09:12:55 PM »
I own a copy of 40 Winks for n64 from Piko Interactive but would like to extract the rom so I can use with my Everdrive 64. Other games work fine but this one cartridge just gives me "GenericRomInSegaSlot.dat" every time. If I force n64 format it will give me a "NoName.z64" file which does not work. Any suggestions? I paid quite a lot of money to get the Retrode, n64 plugin and the game itself. Hope I didn't waste it  :(

PS, I do have the switch set to 3.3v

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Re: Issues with n64 game
« Reply #1 on: 09/Jul/2019 04:13:49 AM »
Compatibility with repro carts is hit or miss.

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Re: Issues with n64 game
« Reply #2 on: 09/Jul/2019 04:26:22 AM »
Thanks but 40 Winks is not a repro. It is a full blown n64 release. They obtained the rights then took the prototype code and finished the game then manufactured the cartridges. Are you suggesting there's nothing I can do to make this work?

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Re: Issues with n64 game
« Reply #3 on: 09/Jul/2019 06:38:58 AM »
If it isn't on an original Nintendo PCB, then it is a repro cart.

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Re: Issues with n64 game
« Reply #4 on: 09/Jul/2019 11:49:20 AM »
Any tips on dumping it?

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Re: Issues with n64 game
« Reply #5 on: 09/Jul/2019 11:04:21 PM »
If you can't get the Retrode to read the cart, then I would suggest using something else to dump it.  Cheapest alternative would be a Gameshark with working parallel port.

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Re: Issues with n64 game
« Reply #6 on: 09/Jul/2019 11:14:44 PM »
Ok thanks. $100 down the drain :(