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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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.
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What level are the gyms?

What level are the Pokemon in each Black and White gym?
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3DS Specifications List

Now that the 3DS launched on Japan, I was wondering if anybody knows if there's already been modders or enthusiasts that have done spec testing on the hardware. I'd like to know how much potential ...
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How do I 'upload' executables to a Nintendo DS?

My girlfriend really likes old school NES games, and she has a DS. I figured the best way to get her games would be to install a NES emulator like NESDS on her DS. Having no experience with this, I ...
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Is there a strategy in Dragon Quest Heroes Rocket Slime how to catch a goody bag?

I need to know how to catch goody bags and where they appear most. Is there a strategy? Is there a place that they appear most often? If I could know, that would be great.
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How do I catch Charizard, Bulbasaur, Squirtle and Pikachu on Pokemon Platinum?

The question is pretty self-explaining. Is there a way to catch these Pokemon on Platinum? On a low level preferably in order to train them with good stats.
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Pokémon Generation IV (Platinum, Pearl, Diamond): What's new since Gameboy versions?

I recently started playing Pokémon Platinum on my Nintendo DS. Last one I played was Pokémon Yellow on my Gameboy. Ever since then, a lot has changed in the Pokémon World. I've tried going through ...
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Any games interacting between DS and Wii? [closed]

I remember there was a Final Fantasy game for the Gamecube where you could also use your Game Boy Advance to control or have some advantages by playing on both platforms... So are there any games out ...
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What's the most powerful sword in Chrono Trigger DS?

The most powerful weapon in the original Chrono Trigger was the Rainbow Sword, which I've already gotten. However, I've seen suggestions around the net that the DS version has something even better in ...
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Where can I get a replacement DS Lite battery in Germany?

I'm looking for a replacement battery for my DS Lite. I recently moved from the United States to Germany; back in the US, the Nintendo Store offers a replacement DS Lite battery. However, that would ...
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Is there a way to take Screenshots from a DS?

The title pretty much explains it all - I want to be able to take screenshots from my DS, but haven't been able to find out whether it is possible and affordable.
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Is it possible to move around during combat?

So far, whenever I have engaged enemies in combat while playing Chrono Trigger, I noticed that while the enemies might move around during the fight my party members stay completely still (unless ...
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Front Mission DS - UCS mission 1 tips?

For the first USN mission, how do you survive through it? The wanzers you start off with are so under-powered that they barely stand a chance 1-on-1 with the enemy wanzers, and along the way a mobile ...
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What's Revocation?

In Dragon Quest 9, what's "revocation"? How does it affect new treasure maps? Is it the same thing as changing jobs at Alltrades Abbey? Is there a limit to the number of times each party member can ...
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How are the the structure decks in Yu Gi Oh World Championship 2010 unlocked?

I've unlocked a couple randomly (as far as I can tell), but I'd like to be able to buy them all. Does anyone know a way to unlock them all? And possibly a way to buy multiples of them?
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What is a good class configuration for Etrian Odyssey 2?

I need class help in Etrian Odyssey 2. I'm having a hard time with the FOEs on level 2, even with a party of all level 7-8 characters.
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Do modern Nintendo DS games still work on the original DS?

I'm an extremely casual gamer - I only own a PS2 and use it for DVDs more than games - but I'm attracted by the type of games you get on the Nintendo DS. I'm not looking to spend a lot of money, so ...
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Populous DS: strategies for beating Challenge Stage 24?

Stage 24 is the one where the enemy CPU has a single high-powered Harvest warrior, and you start out with a handful of people. There's only a precious minute or so before the warrior reaches your ...
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How do I kill the dragon in the moon?

I'm trying to get all the pieces of the crystal armor in the dungeon in the moon, but there's a red dragon in a box that kills me with "Thermal Ray" that makes something like 2k of damage to my party. ...
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Basement Key in Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings DS

Early on in Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings, you have to find a Basement Key. You find a room with six pictures on the wall which you can press, and a magic lantern. When you blow on the ...
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Puzzle Quest 2 skill arrangement for a Sorcerer through levels

How should I assign the skill points (strength, intelligence, etc) for my Sorcerer. and what is a good progression, let say for each 10 levels: Start level 10 level 20 [...] level 50
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Is playing the tag-mode mini game necessary to expand the Pioneer Town in Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen?

When you first discuss the Pioneer Town with Hank Hoffman, Jr., he mentions that in order to grow the town, you must play a tag-mode mini game to recruit pioneers to come to the town. Is this ...
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Play Game Boy Color games on DS Lite

I'm thinking about homebrew-hacking my DS Lite, because I could backup my games, play music, and emulate SNES games. I was thinking, could I emulate GBC games? I have a few timeless Gameboy Color ...
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DS won't power up

My son's DS won't power up when the button is pushed. It worked fine up until now, but it is about 5 years old. We have tried charging it (with several chargers in case that is the issue) and there is ...
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How do I use blank Wave Command Cards in Megaman Starforce 2

I ran across a list of wave command codes for Megaman Starforce 2, and have been trying to get them to work with no luck. How do I get these to work? Are the codes different for the US version of ...
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Puzzle Quest 2 weapon and equipment adjectives

I'm not very advanced in the solo adventure, but I noticed that most weapon and equipment (hat, boots, etc) in Puzzle Quest 2 have adjectives, like Great or Ancient. What is their meaning? Is ...
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Is there a way to connect an external display to a Nintendo DS/DSi/DSXL?

Are there any hardware add-ons that allow support for an external display such as a monitor or TV
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How can I determine if a used game is pirated?

How can I tell if used GBA/Ds games are pirated?
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DS Cartridge That Freezes

I have 2 DS cartridges that freeze on all DS/DSi's that I have tried. I have tried cleaning them with alcohol with no change. Is there any way to fix them?
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Broken DS card?

I was playing Mario Kart DS in a bus terminal one day since I was on a long layover, and as I was loading a new map, it blanked out on me for several minutes. Confused, I turned my DS off then on, and ...
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How do Chrono Trigger's SNES and DS versions differ?

What are the main differences between the SNES and DS versions of Chrono Trigger?
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Can you play multiplayer GameBoy Advance games on the Nintendo DS?

Is it possible to play games like Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventure with friends on the Nintendo DS system? Are you able to use the wireless feature to play together with multiple Nintendo DS ...