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    Game Shark FAQ by Phrosen Kat

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    		This is just a little FAQ for all the newbies out their that wish to learn how to
    		use the GameBoy Gameshark. Just for you knew, I am NOT AMAZINGLY AWESOME at making
    		codes, I consider myself pretty good, but not ungodly amazing so their !WILL! be mistakes.
    		If you have any Questions, Complaints, Comments, etc. e-mail me at phrosen_kat@hotmail.com 
    			
    
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    	Starting:
    		
    		Ok, here are a few things that you might need to know:
    
    			- You !MUST! have a version 2.1 Gameshark or higher to 
    		          use it on GameBoy color games.
    
    			- People say you need to know Hexadecimal, I have a very
    			  little knowledge of hex, and I still am able to make
    			  codes. So don't worry if you don't know it.
    
    			- If you make a code wrong, if their is an error in your
    			  code you make, it !COULD! erase all of your saved data.
    			  
    			- When you are holding your GameBoy. Make sure you don't
    			  Tug on your game. You might yank it out of your GameBoy.
    			  And, that could make you mad.
    			
    			- I will be referring to a button on the top of the Gameshark
    			  It is not the button the says: 'on' and 'norm.' is the
    			  Small one that is just a push button. It, is kinda like	
    			  a reset button for the Gameshark.	
    
    			- And, (I know this is stupid) but make !SURE! that the button
    			  that says: 'on' and 'norm.' is switched to on, if. Well
    			  you want the Gameshark to work. Norm., means the Gameshark isn't on
    			  and just as the name says, everything is running Normally.
    
    			- But just turning you GameBoy off and then on again, WILL NOT delete
    			  Your data in the Gameshark. Like, if you have codes entered and turn	
    			  your GameBoy 'off' your data will still be stored in the GameBoy
    			  so if you turn it back on, it will still be there.
    			  !BUT! Turning 'off' your GameBoy, !AND! Removing your Gameshark and
    			  game !WILL! delete all your entered codes, etc. So be warned.
    
    			  
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                                           		!!! IMPORTANT !!!		
    					   This FAQ is writing using a 
    					   Version 2.1 Gameshark, if you		
    					   have a higher, or lower version
    					   Things may be different.
    
    
    						
    
    
    Contents
    	1.0 - Start
    	    -1.1 Beginning
    	
    	2.0 - Preloaded Codes
    	    -2.1 Pick your code
    	    -2.2 After Selection    
    	    
    	3.0 - Game Trainer
    	    -3.1 Second time through
    	    -3.2 First time through the process
    	    -3.3 Still in the first process
    	    -3.4 Third time through
    
    	4.0 - View Cheats
    	    -4.1 Trying out codes
    
    	5.0 - Enter Cheats
    	    -5.1 Places you can find codes
    
    	6.0 - Memory Erase
    
    	7.0 - Examples
    	    -Turok: Battle of the Bionosaurs
    	    -The legend of Zelda: Links Awakening
    
    	8.0 - Tips
    
    	9.0 - Copyright
    
    	
    
    	
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    			   1.0 Start:
    				
    				Make !SURE! that your Game is tightly secured into your Gameshark,
    				and that your Gameshark is tightly secured into your GameBoy. 			
    				Then Turn your GameBoy on (No!, that had to of been my prob)
    			        with your Gameshark button switched to 'on', (not 'norm'). 	
    
    			   1.1 Beginning:
    				
    				Ok, it should display the Gameshark Logo, It will then go to a menu
    				The First option is 'Start Game' If you wish to 'Start your Game' then
    				Select this option, there will be no codes, yet. The Second Option is  
    				'Preloaded Codes' (See 2.0) The Third option, Should be, 
    				'Game Trainer' (See 3.0) The forth option is 'View Cheats' (see 4.0)
    				The fifth Option is 'Enter Cheats' (See 5.0) And finally the Last option
    				is 'Memory Erase' (See 6.0)
    
    
    
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    			   2.0 Preloaded Codes:
    	
    				If you Press Start on Preloaded Codes, you will be taken to another
    			 	Menu. You should see some GameBoy Game names. 
    
    			      Controls:
    			
    				D-pad 'down' - scroll down
    				D-pad 'up' - scroll up
    				D-pad 'right' - scroll down fast
    				D-pad 'left' - scroll down slow
    				Button 'B' - Exit Menu
    				Button 'A' not used (yet)
    				Button 'Start' Select a game
    				Button 'Select' not used
    
    			   2.1 Pick your code:
    
    				After you have pressed start on one of the games, you will be moved	
    				to another menu that has some codes, (ex: inf. health, inf. ammo). 
    				
    			      Controls:
    				
    				d-pad 'down' - scroll down
    				d-pad 'up' - scroll up
    				D-pad 'right' - scroll down fast
    				D-pad 'left' - scroll down slow
    				Button 'B' - Exit Menu
    				Button 'A' Add code. Press again to remove code
    				Button 'Start' Previous menu
    				Button 'Select' not used
    				
    
    			   2.2 After Selection:
    
    				After you have selected all of your codes that you want, just press
    				Button 'B' (or button start) and go back to the main menu. Here you 
    				can press button 'start' on 'Enter Cheats' and look at the cheats 
    				you have selected. Or, you can press button 'start' on 'Start Game'
    				to start the game with the buttons you have selected.
    		
    		
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    			  3.0 Game Trainer:
    
    				This is probably why all of you are here. Well. Here we go!
    				After you have press button 'start' on 'Game Trainer' if you
    				have a GameBoy Color, and a GameBoy Color game in it will read:
    
    					A=STANDARD
    					B=GB COLOR
    
    Since it is a GameBoy Color game, you should press button 'B'
    				If you don't have a GameBoy Color and a GameBoy Color game in
    				or, if you have an Original GameBoy with a GameBoy Color or
    				a Regular game, it won't read that. So just read on.				 
    				will see the Gameshark Logo and then it will take you to 
    				the game. This whole time through is just for the Gameshark
    				to read the 'RAM' in you're game. Just play your game for a bit,
    				or whatever, but make sure you are in the game.
    			        Just make sure not to change anything, like Lives,
    				health, time, ammo, etc. It doesn't matter how long you are in
    				this mode for. Just don't lose anything. When you are done
    				press the button at the top of your Gameshark. 
    
    			  3.1 Second Time Through:
    
    				You will then be back at the main Gameshark menu. Press button
    				'start' on Game Trainer again. You will see the Gameshark logo 
    and then be moved to the game again. This is where you got to
    				get creative. You can either LOSE a life, get damaged, lose time,
    				use magic, etc. and after you do lose something, press the button	
    				at the top of the Gameshark. There are other things you can do.
    				You can GAIN a Life, Health, MP, HP, gold, etc. Then press the
    				top of the Gameshark. There is another option also. You can 
    				lose attributes. Like: If you want infinite HP, you can lose gold,
    				use a potion to refill your MP, whatever. Then you can press the 
    				button at the top of the Gameshark. There is another option to.
    				It is called 'Different Form' (or Different From I'm not sure)
    				I'm sorry, I really have never used that before, and never
    				had needed to. 
    	
    			 3.2  First Time trough the process:
    
    				Ok. You should be at the Main menu again. If you are not. read 
    				chapter 3.1 again. If you are still confused. Reset and start again.
    				Ok, if you ARE at the main menu press button 'start' on 'Game trainer'
    				It will then read:
    
    					A=CONTINUE TRAINER
    				   	B=RESET TRAINER
    
    				If you fill you have made a mistake or wish to hack a different game
    				press button 'B' if you want to continue press button 'A'
    
    			
    			3.3  Still in the First process:
    			
    			   Controls:	
    
    			        D-pad 'down' - move cursor down
    				D-pad 'up' - move cursor up
    				D-pad 'right' - move cursor right
    				D-pad 'left' - move cursor left
    				Button 'B' - not used (no turning back :)
    				Button 'A' - not used
    				Button 'Start' Select Icon
    				Button 'Select' not used
    
    
    
    
    				If you have pressed button 'A' you should be at another menu.
    				This is what all the little signs look like and what the mean:
    
    
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    				      Equal to       Different from
    					
    
    				Now you must remember what you did on chapter 3.1. If you lost a life,
    				Get damaged, Lose time, Lose Gold, etc. Then press button 'start' on 
    				'Less then' then it will search for any number that went down in 'RAM'.
    				If you gained a Life, health, got more gold, then press button 'start'
    				on 'More then' it will now look for any numbers that went 'up' in 'RAM'
    				If you had left it the same and changed other attributes
    				then press button 'start' on 'Equal to' it will then look for any
    				number that stayed the same in 'RAM'. Sorry for not knowing how to
    				use Different from. :( Well. After you have select one, it will then 
    				'Search' for any number that went down/up/or is equal to (depends what
    				you selected) After it is done searching it will then bring up another 
    				page which should have a certain number of Valids, or how many codes
    				have been produced. but, be warned this isn't our normal digits
    				if it says 72 it may be talking a different number. or their may be a 107A
    				or something. Whatever it is, unless it is 1-7, then go to the next chapter.
    if it is 1-7 or somewhere around there, then go to chapter 4.2. If it is '0'
    				you messed up, so reset and start over. After that press button 'start'
    
    			3.4 Third time through:
    				
    				Now, press button 'start' again on Game Trainer. It should read:
    
    					A=CONTINUE TRAINER
    				   	B=RESET TRAINER
    				
    				Just as before, if you messed up, or wish to hack another code 
    				press button 'B' if you think you are doing everything right
    				Just press button 'A'
    				Now you will be taken to the game, you have many options you can do. 
    				Lets say you originally had 5 lives, you then died or whatever, and 
    				you lives changed to 4, and then you did a 'Less then' Search. 
    Now, lets say you want to do a 'Less Then' to narrow down the possibilities
    				 Search again. You must now lose !TWO! lives, which then should be 3, 
    				which is less then 4, so you do a 'Less then' Search. Lets say want 
    to change your ammo, you originally had 9 bullets, you then lost a life, 
    and then did a 'Equal then' search. And now you want to do a 'More then' 
    search to narrow down the possibilities. So gain ammo and press the button.
    				I think you get the point. If you don't Just e-mail me. 
    				After you get done with that you go back and do the same, do a search.
    				Keep repeating this process until you get a workable amount of possibilities.
    				Then go to chapter 4.0 view cheats.
    
    							*(Notes)*
    					If you keep doing a 'Less then' or 'More then' search
    					MAKE sure you lost one more then the time you did before
    							*(Example)*
    					If you have 7 health. And get damaged to 6, then you do a 
    					'Less then' search, then the next time, get damaged !TWO!
    					times and do another 'Less then' search. I wouldn't 
    					Recommend doing it this way. Look at my example
    					on Turok 1, and Zelda: Links Awakening.
    
    			 
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    			4.0 View Cheats:
    	
    		           Controls:
    
    				D-pad 'down' - move cursor down
    				D-pad 'up' - move cursor up
    				D-pad 'right' - move cursor right
    				D-pad 'left' - move cursor left
    				Button 'B' - not used
    				Button 'A' - Select code
    				Button 'Start' Previous menu
    				Button 'Select' not used
    				
    				Ok, you are probably here with the previous menu. If you aren't well. 
    				There isn't much to do here then. Ok first of all you will see codes. 
    				Their will be as many as it said an your valids, remember valids? back
    				in chapter 3.3? Well. They should be lower then that by now. Ok. now
    			 	for each code there is numbers next to it. If you look at the code to 		
    				right (the one with eight digits) you will see two 'x' in the 3rd and
    				4th slot. The numbers on the right are the ones that fill them up. 
    				Don't really worry about them yet. Just select one. It really doesn't
    				matter yet. MAKE SURE you right down ALL of the codes, just incase something
    				happens.
    
    			4.1 Trying out the codes:
    
    				After you have selected ONE of the choices of codes, try it out. Press 
    				button 'Start' and go back to the previous menu, then press button 
    				'start' on 'Start Game' you will then be starting the game. Cross your
    				fingers. If it seems to be working. Make !SURE! you test it thoroughly
    				if it says you have 9 lives. and if you die, it does not go down, make 
    				sure you die like 10 times, to make sure it doesn't just say you have 9
    				lives but really only have 3 or so. 
    				if that code doesn't work. Move to the next one. Press the button on the
    				top of the Gameshark and go back to the Main Menu, then press button 'start'
    				on 'View Cheats' and select other ones. !BUT! be warned. the Codes may have 		
    changed since last time you saw them. That is why you wrote them down.
    				Just go to 'Enter Cheats' and enter the cheats, if you don't now how.
    				go to chapter 5.0. and if none of them work. Try it again! You will
    				Get the hang of it, this FAQ is just to help you get started. You
    				will figure most of it out by yourself. Practice makes perfect. :)
    
    			
    			
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    			5.0 Enter Cheats:
    
    		           Controls:
    		
    				D-pad 'down' - move cursor down
    				D-pad 'up' - move cursor up
    				D-pad 'right' - move cursor right
    				D-pad 'left' - move cursor left
    				Button 'B' - Scroll 'Back' through letters and numbers
    				Button 'A' - Scroll 'Forward' through letters and numbers
    				Button 'Start' Previous menu
    				Button 'Select' not used	
    				
    				
    				This s pretty easy just find some codes off the net, or 
    				magazines, or friends, or better yet. Make them yourself.
    				Once you have entered a code(s), then press button 'start'
    				and then press button 'start' on 'Start Game'
    
    			5.1 Places you can find Codes:
    
    				Here are a few links that you can find codes
    
    				http://www.cmgsccc.com - The best source for Gameshark codes
    							 Almost to many codes. But, they aren't		
    all thoroughly tested. Be warned.
    
    				http://www.gameshark.com - All official codes. All work. 
    							   And won't ruin your game. 
    							   Not 'Alot' of codes though.
    
    				http://www.gscentral.com - Good site, much like cmgsccc.com
    							   Has different ones for cmgsccc.com
    							   Check them both out.
    
    			6.0 Memory Erase:
    
    				This is your last option if something really messes up your game
    				this will erase !ALL! saved data on your GameBoy games.
    				Such as Your saved games on Pokemon, or Final Fantasy, Zelda, 
    				Etc. Just don't do this unless you have to! :)
    
    
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