Thread: [Discussion] Why does ROM Hacking outshine us?
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Old January 21st, 2013 (11:51 AM).
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Quote originally posted by NarutoActor:
I am surprised no one mentioned the fact that, with rom hacking you can play your game on a real game engine.
That's not a good way to preserve the lifetime of the hardware.

I've seen a fair few hacks from Sonic Retro and they test a lot of them for Cartridge based compatibility and even the slightest of changes can render a ROM unplayable on the console as well as many emulators. I don't know how much different it would be for GB line games but I can assume going overboard would not be kind on hardware or emulators alike.
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