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    Default What was the largest sized N64 cartridge ever released?

    I need to know what the size of the largest N64 cartridge ever released? (in terms of MB).

    I'm also assuming this would be the largest cartridge ever released for any home console as well. Not counting any pirates, homebrews, or flash cartidges.

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    No sweat. It was Ogre Battle 64. Never mind mb...it was also the heaviest physically as well!! I don't have the info as to how many megs it was....but it was the largest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdc
    No sweat. It was Ogre Battle 64. Never mind mb...it was also the heaviest physically as well!! I don't have the info as to how many megs it was....but it was the largest.
    ~335.5mbit

    In contrast, Resident Evil 2, Pokemon Stadium 2, Conker's Bad Fur Day, and Paper Mario tipped the scales at ~536.87mbit

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    Quote Originally Posted by roushimsx
    Quote Originally Posted by jdc
    No sweat. It was Ogre Battle 64. Never mind mb...it was also the heaviest physically as well!! I don't have the info as to how many megs it was....but it was the largest.
    ~335.5mbit

    In contrast, Resident Evil 2, Pokemon Stadium 2, Conker's Bad Fur Day, and Paper Mario tipped the scales at ~536.87mbit
    So Ogre Battle is wrong, and one of these are the largest?

    Does anybody have a reference stating this to be a fact? I ask because I need a source I can document and cite.

    I've been searching, but have been unsuccessful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goblin
    So Ogre Battle is wrong, and one of these are the largest?

    Does anybody have a reference stating this to be a fact? I ask because I need a source I can document and cite.

    I've been searching, but have been unsuccessful.
    I'm going by the verified good rom dumps:


    they could be off a little here or there for unused rom space...also I suck at multiplying by 8 (actually I used actual size instead of size on disk).

    Tangent: The video quality in Resident Evil 2 was much nicer but late in development they wound up being 1MB over and had to reencode all of the video

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    The pokemon stadium 2 would make since it was released later in the systems life and had actually really good graphics.

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    Thanks, although I'm writing a technical paper and I can't really cite ROM dumps as an actual source.

    It's one of those questions that I now have the answer to, I just need to cite it in the proper manner.

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    Default Re: What was the largest sized N64 cartridge ever released?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goblin
    I need to know what the size of the largest N64 cartridge ever released? (in terms of MB).

    I'm also assuming this would be the largest cartridge ever released for any home console as well. Not counting any pirates, homebrews, or flash cartidges.
    Largest cart is KOF 2k3 at 716 megs.
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    Yeah, the largest NeoGeo cart is KoF2003 @ 716Megs, but Goblin is on about N64 carts. Although it is an interesting 'fact of the day'.

    I understand you don't want to start talking about ROM dumps in your paper, as they seem a bit dodgy. But it is physical evidence of what is on the cartridge.

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    716 megabytes or megabits?

    source for RE2 = 64 megabytes -
    http://www.gamasutra.com/features/20...meynink_01.htm

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    Megabit Comes to nearly 90 Megabytes ..

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