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Originally released on 11/18/2019.
Re-released to add _nds with the hb nds-bootstrap build, back to DSi&3DS - SD card users.

Check here on how to update TWiLight Menu++.

Includes nds-bootstrap v0.27.1.

What's new?

  • Added support for Nintendo DS Browser, by emulating the Memory Expansion Pak, using the extra RAM of the DSi or 3DS!
    Works with both the ROM (via nds-bootstrap), and the physical cartridge.
  • GBARunner2 has been updated to this build.
  • The DSi and 3DS versions of GBARunner2 now load on CycloDS iEvolution.
  • DSi/3DS: Added option to enable/disable box art caching to RAM.
  • Added an AP-patch for randomized Pokemon Black (USA/Europe) ROMs.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed .nds only being replaced for the .sav filename.
  • Re-added BOOT.NDS for flashcards, from a previous version (with a minor adjustment), and renamed the newer one for CycloDS iEvolution users.
    Should now work on some flashcards that weren't able to boot it before.
  • Settings: ROM read LED option is no longer shown on CycloDS iEvolution.
  • Fixed banner not being shown for .srl files.

Known bug (DSi only?)

  • In Nintendo DS Browser, sleep mode does not work, and attempting to enter sleep mode will power on/off the screens in a loop.

You no longer need to manually turn off heap shrink for these games

  • Chuukana Janshi Tenhoo Painyan Remix
  • Idol Janshi Suchi-Pai III Remix
  • MegaMan ZX Advent
  • Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors
  • Sonic Rush
  • Ultimate Spider-Man
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Check here on how to update TWiLight Menu++.

Includes nds-bootstrap v0.27.0.

What's new?

  • Support for CycloDS iEvolution in DSi mode has been added, and is confirmed working this time!
    NOTE: This does not mean that you can access the microSD contents straight from TWLMenu++ on the SD card.
  • Now checks if the DSi binaries exist in a DSi-Enhanced ROM, when launching it in DSi mode.
    If they're not found, a message will show, saying to run it in DS mode.
  • Acekard theme: The Cannot run this on 3DS. message has been removed, when launching DSiWare.
  • 2nd Anniversary is over!
  • You can now touch the screen to skip the TWLMenu++ splash, when it plays.

Bug fixes

  • Heap shrink is no longer shown for SDK5/TWLSDK games, as the option is not read for those games.
    (It is still shown for B4DS users, and the Acekard theme.)
  • Other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

Known bug

  • On CycloDS iEvolution in DSi mode, it will sometimes crash after the DSi or TWLMenu++ splash, or just white screens, if both are disabled.
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@RocketRobz RocketRobz released this Oct 23, 2019

Check here on how to update TWiLight Menu++.

Includes nds-bootstrap v0.26.1.

What's new?

  • The SpeedBumpInclude list has been reverted to SpeedBumpExclude, re-adding the load speed boost of most games in nds-bootstrap.
  • As the above breaks a bit more games, heap shrink has become a visible per-game option, due to some requests.
    Now you no longer need to hold L, and/or wait for another TWLMenu++ update!
  • Added widescreen support for latest SM64DS widescreen patch by gamemasterplc!

Bug fix

  • Acekard theme: Fixed settings.ini not being read, when used on flashcards.
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@RocketRobz RocketRobz released this Oct 14, 2019

Check here on how to update TWiLight Menu++.

Additional instructions

  • Delete C2AJ-7036.ips at sd:/_nds/TWiLightMenu/apfix/.

Includes nds-bootstrap v0.26.0.

What's new?

  • retrogamefan: Added AP-patch for Artemis translation of Mugen no Frontier Exceed: Super Robot Taisen OG Saga.
  • DS Phat: Color correction is now applied to accommodate DS Phat screens!
    Applies to TWLMenu++ splash, Quick Menu, and DSi theme.
    (May not work on the DS Phat models with 4 brightness levels, even if you can't set them in the console menu (at least without FlashMe).)
  • (@Epicpkmn11) DSi/3DS theme: Fading is now faster.
  • (@Epicpkmn11) DSi theme: Icons now only drop in once.
  • Per request from @Epicpkmn11, per-game settings are now shown for newer homebrew, with the defaults being direct boot and DSi mode.
    (May not work in Acekard theme.)

Bug fixes

  • Sleep patch is now forced for DSTT and it's clones, if used on DSi/3DS consoles.
  • Quick Menu: Pictochat and Download Play now boot on flashcards.
  • DSi/Saturn theme: (Hopefully) Fixed Manual icon being overwritten.
  • (@Epicpkmn11) DSi/3DS/Saturn theme: Fixed cheat description crash.
  • (@chyyran) akmenu: Fixed corrupt icon when setting unknown banner.
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@RocketRobz RocketRobz released this Oct 9, 2019

Originally released Oct 9, 2019, 12:50 AM MDT
Re-released to fix a bug with the version number display in TWLMenu++ Settings.

Check here on how to update TWiLight Menu++.

Includes nds-bootstrap v0.25.3.

What's new? (3DS)

What's new? (DSi/3DS)

  • Moved nds-bootstrap (non-hb) .nds files to the general _nds folder.
    As support for CycloDS iEvo has been added, it is no longer in DSi&3DS - SD card users/_nds/.
  • Flashcard's BOOT.NDS: Re-added DSi-extended binary loading.

What's new? (DS)

  • Renamed nds-bootstrap-???.nds to b4ds-???.nds in Flashcard users/_nds/.

Bug fix

  • R4 theme: Fixed GBARunner2 not booting.

Known bug (DS)

  • Last-ran game cannot be autobooted.
    For now, you will need to start the game through the quick menu.
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@RocketRobz RocketRobz released this Oct 8, 2019 · 103 commits to master since this release

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Additional update instructions for flashcard users

  • Extract what's in Flashcard users/Autoboot/(your flashcard) to the root of the flashcard's microSD card.
    (Skip this, if you don't see your flashcard.)

What's new? (Flashcard users)

  • The DSTT and R4i-SDHC/R4iGold/r4isdhc.com autoboot files have been updated.
    Now you can run games through B4DS, if your flashcard autoboots to TWLMenu++!
  • Settings: You can now pick between arm9 and arm7 for DLDI access in GBARunner2.
    If the arm9 option isn't working for you, you can switch to arm7.

Bug fix (SD card users)

  • Retro Game Challenge now works properly without holding L.
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@RocketRobz RocketRobz released this Oct 7, 2019

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Includes nds-bootstrap v0.25.2.

What's new?

  • B4DS (nds-bootstrap for flashcards) is now included!
    (May not work for Acekard theme.)
  • B4DS users can now change the language, save number, and nds-bootstrap build in per-game settings!
  • Removed temp file creation for B4DS, as it's no longer needed.
  • Settings: Page switch text is now shown on bottom screen.
  • Updated GBARunner2 to this build.

Improvement

  • (@vaguerant) Widescreen cheats now use the 199A value, instead of 1999.
    (All but GRID)

You no longer need to hold L for these games to work

  • SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis
  • Ultimate Mortal Kombat
  • The World Ends With You
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@RocketRobz RocketRobz released this Sep 26, 2019

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Bug fix

  • Fixed box art size display for Master System and Game Gear games.
    Now uses the correct size of 84x115.
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@RocketRobz RocketRobz released this Sep 26, 2019

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Bug fixes

  • If you launched a ROM that isn't a DS ROM, launching it in quick menu will no longer load it's respective emulator in DS mode, and thus, allows SD access again.
  • Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia now works again by adding it to the SpeedBumpInclude list.
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@RocketRobz RocketRobz released this Sep 24, 2019

Check here on how to update TWiLight Menu++.

Includes nds-bootstrap v0.24.1.

What's new?

  • A new version of nds-bootstrap is coming soon, and will add DSi mode (DSi-Enhanced/Exclusive and DSiWare) support!
    To prepare for the new version, the Cannot run as a .nds file message for DSiWare has been removed for 3DS consoles (except for the Acekard theme).
  • Almost all AP-patches are now included!
    The only games you need to manually AP-patch, are Imagine Resort Owner, and Kirby: Mass Attack. Use this tool to do so.
    AP-patches for English translations of Dragon Ball Kai: Ultimate Butou Den, Gyakuten Kenji 2 (AAI2), and Ni no Kuni, are now included as well.
  • 3DS users: (@vaguerant) 50ish new and updated widescreen hacks!
  • Updated GBARunner2 to this build.
  • Removed the need to hold L for certain games to run.
    As a side effect, some games will load a bit slower. Now you can hold L to bump up load speed instead!
  • The .srl and .app filetypes of DS(i) ROMs are now read.
  • nds-bootstrap is now used to boot ikuReader and XRoar.
  • Corrected box art sizes for FDS, GBC, GB, NES, MS/GG, GEN/MD, SFC, and SNES.
    FDS/GBC/GB: 115x115
    NES/GEN/MD/SFC/MS/GG: 84x115
    SNES: 158x115
  • Settings, GBARunner2 page: Added DS main memory i-cache option.

Bug fix

  • When holding B to start last launched homebrew, it will no longer try to reboot into widescreen, if a wideCheatData.bin file exists in sd:/_nds/nds-bootstrap/.
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