Hi Everyone: I have been having dipstar issues, yes I'm the dummy! And I wanted to start a dipstar thread to collect information and experiences using dipstar. I have read the few threads out there in Dogpile land (like Google) and I have yet to find anything other than what follows: The Author's Thread at GBADev.org http://forum.gbadev.org/viewtopic.php?t=8662&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0 NDS Hacks, Author's translated txt readme with graphics http://i486.client.jp/easyhack/index.htm A dualscene guide http://www.dualscene.net/vb3/showthread.php?t=159 You will notice that I have posted these questions there as well. This is usually not very polite to plaster all the forums...but...the absolute lack of good dipstar information prompts me to it. So sorry if that bugs anyone. Following are my experiences. Please please contribute yours in a detailed fashion so we can get this licked. My input data will be limited to the M3Lite. Right now as I understand it Dipstar does not support the Simply and I do not have anything but the two M3's. Dipstar Version 3.33 I have tried the following methods. Install 1. Write "dipstar.ds.gba" to the memory card (Using M3game manager). 2. Transfer NDSROM to the memory card (Using M3game manager). 3. Boot M3-Lite. 4. Scroll todipstar from the game menu of M3 and press the A button. 5. Scroll to NDSROM and press the A button. 6. Press the any button with the load screen. OK, did this it produces white screens of death when game loads but it did load dipstar's dat. file. So I tried this: 1. Download the DipStar complete package from the M3 / 3rd Party download section 2. Copied dipstar.ds.gba to SD card 3. Copied dipstar.ds.dat from the cheats exchange to subdirectory "GAMESAVE" 4. Drag&drop ROM from the memory card onto m3dip.exe. 5. Put the card into the M3 and turn on the DS 6. Select "dipstar.ds.gba" and press A (nothing will happens just a short blink) 7. Choose the DS game and press A 8. Press A again and _quickly_ press and hold the button for the cheat. Hold the button until the game has loaded. Still white screens of death. Now is this because I am using the M3DSS as a pass? I am off to try it with other pass cart and without pass cart at all. I got past the white screens last night but I still had no cheats in the game. The dipstar file did load with the game and the game worked but nada. I have used the same codes (Translated) with the AR with good results. The only good results were via the first method I described using direct copy in the game manager and enable cheat checked but no cht.txt file. A-I am not sure where the master code goes? B-I am still new to my DS C-Hex stuff confuses me. Esp as to game code finding and translating...anyone know a good guide. D-Need to find syntax for the cheat text file that dipstar will eat. I am being a total dips*&% about this I just know it! I am open to any ideas as well. If you think it might work post it I'll try it.