Family BASIC on Everdrive N8?

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  1. MonkeyBoyJoey

    MonkeyBoyJoey 70's Robot Anime GEPPY-X (PS1) Fanatic

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    Hello everyone! I've been trying to use Family BASIC v3 on my Everdrive N8. I wanted to try out some games I saw people made but in order to do so, I needed to load some background graphics. I type "system" to pull up the menu and I receive the following error:

    "バックアップ スイッチ ヲ ON ニ シテクダサイ"

    I'm nowhere near fluent in Japanese but from the extremely little (and I mean little) I understand, am I correct in assuming this means something like "Please turn the backup switch on"? If so, how can I work around this on an Everdrive?

    Any help would be highly appreciated!
     
  2. speedyink

    speedyink Site Supporter 2016

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    Yeah, that translation looks fairly close. It definitely wants you to turn a "backup switch" to the on position.

    A quick google search brought me to:
    https://www.famicomworld.com/forum/index.php?topic=10276.0

    There seems to be a manual translated to english, and they happen to be talking about that error message. Apparently there's a switch on the actual Family BASIC V3 cart that you need to switch on and off. I can't imagine this software working on an Everdrive then.
     
  3. MonkeyBoyJoey

    MonkeyBoyJoey 70's Robot Anime GEPPY-X (PS1) Fanatic

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    I was afraid of that... Looks like I'll have to keep an eye out for a cheap v3 cart. Unless of course Krikzz can implement the switches in software.
     
  4. speedyink

    speedyink Site Supporter 2016

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    I just looked up a picture, it seems it's just one switch but there definitely is one. Also a fancy keyboard that goes with it.
     
  5. MonkeyBoyJoey

    MonkeyBoyJoey 70's Robot Anime GEPPY-X (PS1) Fanatic

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    I've got the keyboard and that's how I got to the error, by typing SYSTEM and hitting return.
     
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    speedyink Site Supporter 2016

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    Nice, then you're half way to having the set :p
     
  8. stevo9389

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    You just saved me a lot of disappointment this weekend. I was about to try the same exact thing with the Everdive.
     

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