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*Title*
Backing up Nintendo DS ROMs

*Detailed description*
Another use case from the Freiberg event which requires the backing up of copy protected console software, this time complicated by the fact that the software delivery medium is a ROM cartridge rather than an optical drive.

There was no way of copying this at the event, but a little research revealed that there are third party units that are capable of backing up DS ROMs. A how to is available on the [LifeHacker site |http://lifehacker.com/5588151/hack-your-nintendo-ds-for-easy-backups-and-single+cartridge+playback], and the ROM cards requried are available in Europe for around around 15 - 20 Euros.

Again the legality of the hardware is questionable, and I believe that the sale of such cards is illegal within the United Kingdom, so it's a good idea to check local legislation before going ahead.

*Solution Champion*
[~carlwilson-bl]

*Corresponding Issue(s)*
[KB:Media migration and emulation of computer games]


*Tool/code link*
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*Evaluation*
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