Dumping Titles and Game Cartridges


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Aside from creating and restoring NAND backups, GodMode9 has the functionality to dump installed titles to an installable .cia file, to dump game cartridge data to a .3ds ROM file, and to directly install a game cartridge to the system.

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These instructions are written for use with GodMode9 v2.0.0 or later. If you have an older version of GodMode9, follow these instructions to update it.

Was du brauchst

Anleitung

  1. Schalte deinen 3DS aus
  2. Stecke deine SD-Karte in deinen Computer
  3. Kopiere GodMode9.firmvon der GodMode9.zip-Datei nach /luma/payloads/ auf deiner SD-Karte
  4. Kopiere den Ordner gm9 aus der GodMode9 .zip in das Stammverzeichnis deiner SD-Karte
  5. Stecke deine SD-Karte nun wieder in deinen 3DS

Dumping a Game Cartridge

Insert the game cartridge you intend to dump into your device

  • 3DS game cartridges will be dumped to a .3ds format
  • NDS game cartridges will be dumped to a .nds format
  1. Press and hold (Start), and while holding (Start), power on your device. This will launch GodMode9
  2. Navigate to [C:] GAMECART
  3. Follow the steps applicable to your game cartridge:
    • 3DS Game Cartridge: Press (A) on [TitleID].trim.3ds to select it
    • NDS Game Cartridge: Press (A) on [TitleID].nds to select it
      • Trimmed dumps are not recommended for NDS games in general, as they can cause various playback issues
  4. Select “Copy to 0:/gm9/out”
  5. Your non-installable .3ds or .nds formatted file will be outputted to the /gm9/out/ folder on your SD card

Installing a Game Cartridge Directly to the System

This will only work for 3DS games; it is not possible to install an NDS game cartridge to the system as a title.

  1. Press and hold (Start), and while holding (Start), power on your device. This will launch GodMode9
  2. Navigate to [C:] GAMECART
  3. Press (A) on [TitleID].trim.3ds to select it, then select “NCSD image options…”, then select “Install game image”
  4. Drücke (A), um die SysNAND (Stufe 1) Bearbeitung zu aktivieren. Dann gebe die angegebene Tastenkombination ein
  5. Once the process is complete, your game will show up in the HOME Menu as an installed title.

Dumping a 3DS Game Cartridge to .CIA

This should only be used if Installing a Game Cartridge Directly to the System does not work.

  1. Press and hold (Start), and while holding (Start), power on your device. This will launch GodMode9
  2. Navigate to [C:] GAMECART
  3. Press (A) on [TitleID].trim.3ds to select it, then select “NCSD image options…”, then select “Build CIA from file”
  4. Your installable .cia formatted file will be outputted to the /gm9/out/ folder on your SD card

Dumping an Installed Title

This allows dumping of both System- and User-installed digital titles, such as ones downloaded from the eShop.

  1. Press and hold (Start), and while holding (Start), power on your device. This will launch GodMode9
  2. Drücke (HOME) um das Aktionsmenü aufzurufen
  3. Select “Title manager”
  4. Select one of the following depending on the type of title you wish to dump
    • User Installed Title: [A:] SD CARD
    • System Title / DSiWare: [1:] NAND / TWL
  5. Select the title you wish to dump
  6. Select “Manage Title…”
  7. Select “Build CIA (standard)”
  8. Your installable .cia formatted file will be outputted to the /gm9/out/ folder on your SD card

Backup GBA VC Saves

Das Spiel wird auf der SD-Karte unter /gm9/out/ mit dem Dateinamen <TitleID>.gbavc.sav gespeichert.

To identify a <TitleID>.gbavc.sav file’s Title ID, you can get a listing of all games on the system and their corresponding Title IDs by pressing (Home) to bring up the action menu, selecting Title manager, and selecting [A:] SD CARD.

  1. Do the following process for each GBA VC game that you want to back up the save for:
    • Starte das GBA VC spiel Verlasse das GBA VC Spiel wieder
    • Power off your device
    • Press and hold (Start), and while holding (Start), power on your device. This will launch GodMode9
    • Navigiere zu [S:] SYSNAND VIRTUAL
    • Drücke (A), umagbsave.bin auszuwählen
    • Wähle “AGBSAVE options…”
    • Wähle “Dump GBA VC save”
    • Drücke (A), um fortzufahren
    • Drücke (Start) um deinen 3DS neu zu starten

Restore GBA VC Saves

To identify a <TitleID>.gbavc.sav file’s Title ID, you can get a listing of all games on the system and their corresponding Title IDs by pressing (Home) to bring up the action menu, selecting Title manager, and selecting [A:] SD CARD.

  1. Führe den folgenden Prozess für jedes GBA VC Spiel durch, bei dem du einen Spielstand wiederherstellen möchtest:
    • Starte das GBA VC spiel Verlasse das GBA VC Spiel wieder
    • Power off your device
    • Press and hold (Start), and while holding (Start), power on your device. This will launch GodMode9 Navigiere zu [0:] SDCARD -> gm9
    • Drücke zur Wiederherstellung die Taste (Y) auf der gewünschten Datei (<TitleID>.gbavc.sav)
    • Drücke (B), um zum Hauptmenü zurückzukehren
    • Navigiere zu [S:] SYSNAND VIRTUAL
    • Drücke (A), umagbsave.bin auszuwählen
    • Wähle “AGBSAVE options…”
    • Wähle “Inject GBA VC save”
    • Drücke (A), um fortzufahren
    • Drücke (Start) um deinen 3DS neu zu starten
    • Starte das GBA VC spiel Verlasse das GBA VC Spiel wieder

Encrypting / Decrypting a .CIA file

For organizational purposes, copy each .cia file you wish to encrypt / decrypt to the /cias/ folder on your SD card

  1. Press and hold (Start), and while holding (Start), power on your device. This will launch GodMode9
  2. Navigiere zu [0:] SDCARD -> cias
  3. Press (A) on the .cia file to select it, then select “CIA image options…”
  4. Select the option to perform the desired function:
    • Encrypt to 0:/gm9/out: Create an encrypted copy of the selected .cia file in the /gm9/out/ folder on your SD card
    • Decrypt to 0:/gm9/out: Create a decrypted copy of the selected .cia file in the /gm9/out/ folder on your SD card
    • Encrypt inplace: Replace the selected .cia file with an encrypted version
    • Decrypt inplace: Replace the selected .cia file with a decrypted version
  5. Your encrypted / decrypted .cia will be outputted to the desired location