The two monitor handheld console released in 2004 by Nintendo. This tag also concerns the DS Lite variant. If your question is about the DSi and the DS XL, please use the [dsi] tag instead.

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Nintendo DS Lite glitchy screen

I have loved my DS and taken good care of it for 5 years. Nintendo consoles are build to last, that's for sure. But a few minutes ago I was playing Animal Crossing: Wild World on a flashcard [trying ...
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Beyblade MF for DS: How do I change Bey equipments before Story Mode battles?

I went to Bey Garage and bought many new improvement items, and customised my Bey from the MOD. Now, when I save it and go over to Story Mode, and resume my play, I cannot change anything or into ...
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What is this long black Nintendo DS thing?

I can't seem to figure out what this is. I know at one point I bought it at one point because I needed it for something but I can't really remember but I know it was important. It looks like a ...
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How can I use the crossbow in single-player?

I've unlocked the Crossbow in Black Ops for the DS, but how can I use it in single-player?
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Are DS games region locked?

I have a friend in South Africa who is thinking about buying a Nintendo DS. It's hard to find games in her city, though, so I was thinking I'd buy several in the USA and mail them to her. Would this ...
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How much memory does a block hold? [duplicate]

Whenever I get a game on the E-Shop, it lets me know that said game takes a certain amount of blocks. Sometimes it'll let me know I need to make room for more blocks to download some games. How much ...
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Do all Nintendo DS game cases have a GameBoy Advance cartridge slot in them?

I recently got into the mood for upgrading all my GBA games into Nintendo DS cases because they have that nice slot that fits them perfectly and look much better on the shelf. If you didn't know, it's ...
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Are the Professor Layton and the Curious Village download puzzles still available?

I just recently bought Professor Layton and the Curious Village (EU version) to play on my 3DS. It has a feature to download extra puzzles over the internet. My question is, are these puzzles still ...
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Streaming with nintendo (3)DS

I Recently found a streamer on twitch that was streaming his Nintendo DS mario Kart over the internet. Now as a streamer myself I know how PC streaming works, but how exactly is it possible to stream ...
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Can I use my computer's Wi-Fi connection with the DeSmuME core in OpenEmu?

I'm using the emulator-conglomerating application OpenEmu, and to emulate the Nintendo DS it uses the DeSmuME core. I've been able to find tutorials online to use the computer's Wi-Fi connection with ...
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How do you film your DS screen?

I've seen lots of gameplays where they are filming just the DS screen, picture below, How?
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Is it safe to put (3)DS Game Cards in your pocket?

Is it safe to put (3)DS Game Cards in your pocket, or will they break? (I mean, without any sort of protection)
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Are DS/DSi flash cards compatible with the 3DS and 3DS XL?

I love to play emulated SNES games in my DSi XL, using an Acekard 2i. I'm about to buy a 3DS XL and I need to know if it will suffice all my emulation needs. Thanks.
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How imbuing works in Luminous Arc?

I am playing Luminous Arc for quite some time now and have access to Vitae identification (expensive as hell!) and imbuing. Now, I know that there are some specific formulas that give you some new ...
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Difference between 3ds and nds roms

Are there any difference between both console roms? Is it possible to play 3ds games on nds emulator?
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Do Spells that cause Status Effects have any effect against Bosses?

I've tried to cast Spells like Blind and Poison multiple times against Boss enemies, yet they always miss. Can these Bosses even be effected by these Spells?
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Pokemon transferring

If you transfer your Pokemon from one game to another, like let's say from Soul Silver to Black 2, will the Pokemon that were transferred be yours in the Black 2 game or the other games Pokemon? I'm ...
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Nintendo DS WiFi Support

I still have the original DS and can only get online by either using WEP or no security at all. This is an annoyance since my security is set to WPA2 on my router. What type of WiFi security do each ...
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Why can't I log onto my wifi with my DS Lite? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No wifi connection on DS Lite I keep getting the "51300" error when attempting to connect to my wifi network. I'm positive that I've entered the WEP password correctly.
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Nintendo DS only recognises game if inserted when I power on

I bought a used DS Lite in order to play the small percentage of DS games that are region locked and won't play on my DSi XL. I know the cards are good, but this DS Lite won't recognise the game ...
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How can I press buttons faster?

Some games have segments that require the player to press one button really fast in order to pass through. At the moment, the game that bugs me is the Legendary Starfy, but I've also run into it in ...
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Is the Game Boy Advance slot on the DS region-locked?

Would I be able to play an American Game Boy Advance game on my European DS via the GBA slot at the bottom of the device? I know the on the whole Nintendo don't region-lock their portables (at least ...
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How can I back up a saved game on Nintendo DS?

My wife and I share a single Nintendo DS. Many DS games permit only a single slot; one example is Etrian Odyssey. I would like to be able to back up my Level 18 Etrian Odyssey party so that my wife ...
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No wifi connection on DS Lite

I recently switched internet providers (Telenet, in Belgium) and I want to be able to connect my DS Lite to my new router (which they also provided me with). It's a "CPN / SVG6540E" combined ...
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Do I get anything for playing the silver coin courses?

I can pay Taj 20 banana coins to unlock the silver coin races (where you have to collect a certain number of silver coins on each track). I liked playing them on the N64 version, and find them to be ...
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Is there any way to invert the flight controls?

I really hate flying the plane. I am not very good at it, especially when I have to remember that pressing up makes my plane go down and down makes my plane go up. Is there any way to invert this on ...
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Why am I seeing Diddy Kong's face everywhere?

On various tracks, I see pictures of Diddy Kong - they are framed, and everything. Do they serve any purpose? Or are they just everywhere because, well, the game is named after him? It seems a ...
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Where is the hidden key in Dino Domain?

I have finished most of Dino Domain, but I haven't found the key to the locked door in Dino Domain. What track is the key hidden on? Where on the track do I need to look?
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What do these tokens do?

I was playing Diddy Kong Racing DS, and noticed these coins: I happened to pick one up, but I have no idea what they are for, much less how to use it. What can I do with this coin? It seems like ...
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Final Fantasy IV DS and PSP difficulty differences

I've read that the DS version of Final Fantasy IV is significantly more difficult than the newer PSP version. Why is this so? (I haven't played either game, and I have no experience with any ...
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Can I play DS games from any region on the 3DS?

I have a North American 3DS, and I really, really want to get a copy of the DS game Freshly Picked: Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland. However, the only way to get it in North America is to import a European ...
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How do I win wizard duels?

I am playing the NDS version of Harry Potter Years 5-7 (specifically, Year 5: Chapter 3 - The Weasley Twins Leave Hogwarts) and I am at the point where I have to duel some people (I honestly can't ...
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Who knows Dark Magic?

When playing Harry Potter Years 5-7, I noticed there are things only Wizards with Dark Magic can interact with. I figure these are things I will have to go back and do later, as right now I don't have ...
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Can a 3DS receive DS Download Play games from DS cartridges?

Can the 3DS receive and play games from the regular DS (DS, DSi, DS Lite, DSi XL)? For example, Tetris from Tetris DS or Mario vs Luigi from New Super Mario Bros. Or will I lose the ability to play ...
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What do the gold wizard's hats do?

I have managed to find a couple of golden wizard's hats in various levels of LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7. I never manage to find all the ones in a level, though, which made me wonder if they were ...
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When can I stop picking up trash?

I started playing London Life today, and while my job as a Trash Picker is pretty profitable, I would love to be able to do something different. I know that in the Station, a man mentioned that if I ...
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I killed Magus in Chrono Trigger. Did I miss the opportunity to have him in my party?

I've been replaying Chrono Trigger on the DS and have gotten to the point after the Ocean Palace where you fight Magus for the second time. I think I killed him... Have I missed the opportunity to ...
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What pokemon do the NPCs use when allied for multi-battles?

On the battle subway you can ally with an NPC (for multi battle and super-multi battle), and tell them to focus on Attack, Defense, or Mixed. What sort of pokemon am I signing myself up for with the ...
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Handheld dilemma. [closed]

I'm looking into getting my 7 year old kid a handheld game device, there seems to be numerous versions out there and I'm not sure where to start in researching these. She loves Star Wars, so it will ...
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What strategies are critical to winning a Tetris DS tournament?

In addition to basic Tetris play, what strategies are critical to winning Tetris DS in tournament play (items on, best 2 out of three)?
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How can I get a bunch of 1-UPs in New Super Mario Bros(DS)?

I need to rack up a bunch of free lives in New Super Mario Bros (Nintendo DS). What is the fastest technique to get a bunch of 1ups / free lives? (Will the staircase + koopa trick work in NSMB? ...
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How do I use my R4i SDHC on my Nintendo DSi XL?

I have a R4i SDHC and it stopped working with my Nintendo DSi XL (1.4.1e). What firmware should I try on my flashcard?
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Where are the savegames stored for Mario on the DS Lite

I was a few worlds into Mario for the DS Lite when we moved and I somehow lost the cartridge. I've been thinking of buying another copy of the game to finish it, but I don't know if my save games are ...
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What is this thing sitting in slot 2 of my new DS lite?

When you buy a new DS lite some kind of placeholder is sitting in slot 2 of the DS. It appears to have electrical contacts but I can not find any documentation anywhere that says what it does, if ...
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Is there a specific order for completing the Moon Phase rooms in the penultimate level?

In Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands on the DS, the penultimate level includes a set of 5 Moon Phase rooms. Is there a specific order in which these rooms have to be completed to allow the player ...
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How do I enter cheat codes for LEGO Star Wars III on Nintendo DS?

I can find lists of Nintendo DS specific cheat codes for LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars via a Google search, however—how should one enter the codes in the game? The usual places, The ...
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How do you take back the beach in the Costal Run level of Call of Duty: Black Ops for the DS?

I'm playing it through on the hardest difficulty, but I can't beat this part. I've tried exhausting all of my sniper rifle ammo from the rock on the the cliff that you start on to no avail, and ...
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Is there any way to increase charisma in The Dark Spire?

I wanted to make my warrior character a Paladin, but apparently he requires a high Charisma attribute. The other attributes can be increased by training, is there no way to increase this one?
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Daily Events in Fifth Gen

What are the daily events that I should be attending in Pokemon Black and White? I'm mainly referring to items given out daily, swarm like events from 4th Gen, and daily battles. Feel free to include ...
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How can I cross long gaps?

In Scribblenauts, what techniques can I use get across long gaps such as pits or lava? I can't seem to get any bridges that are long enough to solve some levels.