How to Download and Use Cheats in DeSmuMe Emulator
DeSmuMe is a popular Nintendo DS emulator that allows you to play your favorite DS games on your PC. But did you know that you can also use cheats in DeSmuMe to enhance your gaming experience? In this article, we will show you how to download and use cheats in DeSmuMe emulator.
What are cheats and why use them?
Cheats are codes that modify the behavior of a game, such as giving you infinite health, money, items, or unlocking hidden features. Cheats can be useful for various reasons, such as:
However, cheats can also have some drawbacks, such as:
Breaking the game's balance or logic.
Causing bugs or crashes.
Ruining the game's challenge or immersion.
Violating the game's terms of service or online etiquette.
Therefore, you should use cheats responsibly and at your own risk. Always backup your save files before using cheats and disable them when you don't need them.
How to download cheats in DeSmuMe?
To use cheats in DeSmuMe, you need to download a cheat database file that contains the codes for various games. There are several sources where you can find cheat database files, such as:
The official DeSmuMe wiki, which has a list of cheat files for some games [^1^].
DeadSkullzJr's NDS(i) Cheat Databases, which is a project that updates and maintains cheat files for many games [^3^].
Cheat Database, which is a sourceforge project that hosts cheat files for various platforms [^4^].
You can download any cheat database file that suits your needs and preferences. However, make sure that the file format is compatible with DeSmuMe. The supported file formats are:
How to use cheats in DeSmuMe?
Once you have downloaded a cheat database file, you need to place it in the same folder as your DeSmuMe executable file. Then, follow these steps to use cheats in DeSmuMe:
Launch DeSmuMe and load the game you want to play.
Go to Emulation > Cheats > List.
Click on Import > Auto-import cheat codes from cheat database.
Select the cheat database file you downloaded and click Open.
A list of available cheats for your game will appear. You can browse through them and check the ones you want to activate.
Click on Apply Changes and close the cheat window.
Enjoy your game with cheats enabled!
You can also add your own cheats manually by clicking on Add New > Action Replay (DS) or CodeBreaker (DS). You will need to enter the cheat name, code, and description. You can find cheat codes online from various sources, such as this YouTube video 0efd9a6b88