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by Mrkunio
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Reproduction
Topic: Prg and chr chips interchangable for nes and famicom?
Replies: 3
Views: 8271

Re: Prg and chr chips interchangable for nes and famicom?

Faxanadu is CHR-RAM so you don't even need to swap the CHR part, only PRG. You could use a regular EPROM though with a little bit of rewiring, instead of taking the mask ROM from another cartridge. Thanks! Im not setup with any eprom prog stuff yet so i was gonna give this method a shot! I can alwa...
by Mrkunio
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Reproduction
Topic: Prg and chr chips interchangable for nes and famicom?
Replies: 3
Views: 8271

Prg and chr chips interchangable for nes and famicom?

I have an nes copy of faxanadu and a famicom copy of faxanadu. Can i swap the internal chips to make the famicom version english?

Are the mmc3a and b pcbs compatable for a swap? Anyone ever done this?

Both games are pretty cheap and common, just wanting to know if this can be done or not.

Thanks!
by Mrkunio
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: Reproduction
Topic: Question about translating famicom carts to english.
Replies: 4
Views: 9284

Re: Question about translating famicom carts to english.

Moderators: this thread should be moved to the NES Hardware and Flash Equipment forum. Random brain dump of information: I can't tell if you're wanting an English version of Shadowgate on a Famicom cart, or a Japanese version of Shadowgate on a NES cart. It sounds like the former, but I can't tell ...
by Mrkunio
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Reproduction
Topic: Question about translating famicom carts to english.
Replies: 4
Views: 9284

Question about translating famicom carts to english.

Hey everyone, new here and sorry if this is a stupid question. Im looking to translate some of my famicom carts to english as a hobby and wondering, is it really as simple as flashing a new eprom and replacing the original prg chip and wiring it in? Im specifically looking into doing the japanese ve...