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    Transfer Pak Guide by Menji

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    Transfer Pak Guide
    Nintendo 64
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    |                   Created by: Nick Bryant (Menji76)                        |
    |                   Last Updated: 09/10/06                                   |
    |                   Version: 1.0                                             |
    |                   Email: g0dlikeskills[at]yahoo[dot]com                    |
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                    | Console Info:                            |
                    | Name: Nintendo 64                        |
                    | Release Date: 09/29/96                   |
                    | Number of controller slots: 1-4          |
                    | Developer: Nintendo                      |
                    | My Rating: 7.5/10                        |
    |                        What is the Transfer Pak?                           |
    The Transfer Pak is a device that was made for the Nintendo 64 that would allow
    you to "Transfer" game data of select Game Boy and Game Boy Color games to the
    corresponding N64 game. (See the list below)
    Part of the Pak has a slot for the Game Boy game and the other part fits into
    the expansion port of the N64 controller. You can't play the Game Boy game
    straight of this pak except in the case of Pokémon Stadium and Pokémon Stadium
    2 which would allow you to play Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver, or
    Sapphire in the Game Boy Tower.
    It is often said that the Transfer Pak is the predecessor to the Gamecube-Game
    Boy Advance Cable.
    Originally it was bundled in with Pokémon Stadium. But since there aren't any
    new copies of this around anymore, you should try any used game store for used
    |                             Compatible Games                               |
    Any compatible game will have a transfer pak logo located on the cover. This is
    my current list of any game that is compatible with the Transfer Pak.
    |Nintendo 64                              | Game Boy Color Game/Accessory   |
    |Mario Artist (64DD)                      | Game Boy Camera                 |
    |Mario Golf                               | Mario Golf                      |
    |Mario Tennis                             | Mario Tennis                    |
    |Mickey's Speedway USA                    | Mickey’s Speedway USA           |
    |PD Ultraman Battle Collection 64 (Japan) | Any                             |
    |Perfect Dark                             | Perfect Dark                    |
    |Pokémon Stadium                          | Pokémon R, B, and Y             |
    |Pokémon Stadium 2                        | Pokémon R, B, Y, G, S, and C    |
    |Super Robot Taisen 64 (Japan)            | Super Robot Taisen Link Battler |
    |                          What does it look like?                           |
    When shopping for the pak, look for something that looks like this.
    If you are unsure how to place the pak into the controller. Here is a simple
    picture showing the correct direction to place it in.
    |                      What each game gets from transferring                 |
    |Mario Artist - Game Boy Camera|
    Using pictures you've taken with the GB Camera, you can transfer them to Mario
    Artist and edit them with all the tools available.
    |Mario Golf - Mario Golf|
    You can upload all your characters and data to the 64 version.
    |Mario Tennis - Mario Tennis|
    You can upload all your characters and data to the 64 version.
    |Mickey's Speedway USA  - Mickey's Speedway USA|
    You can upload your data to the N64 and then you'll get Heuey as an unlockable
    |PD Ultraman Battle Collection 64 - Any|
    You can create a character in PD Ultraman Battle Collection 64 after you upload
    any game's data.
    |Perfect Dark - Perfect Dark|
    After you upload the data, you unlock certain things such as a Cloaking Device,
    Hurricane Fists that give you powered-up punching, a R-Tracker to hunt down any
    hidden weapons in any level, and the All Guns cheat, giving you access to all
    guns in the game.
    |Pokémon Stadium - Pokémon R, B, and Y|
    You can upload your Pokemon from Red, Blue, and Yellow to Pokemon Stadium. And
    then play the GB games at the GB Tower. Also, as an added bonus, you get an
    unlockable bonus that will speed up the game.
    |Pokémon Stadium 2 - Pokémon R, B, Y, G, S, and C|
    You can upload your Pokemon from Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver, and Crystal
    to Pokemon Stadium. And then play the GB games at the GB Tower. Also, as an
    added bonus, you get an unlockable bonus that will speed up the game.
    |Super Robot Taisen 64 - Super Robot Taisen Link Battler |
    You can unlock special units such as Zambot 3, Goshogun, Gundam F91 (Seabook
    Anno), and Vina Gina (Cecilly Fairchild) to use in the N64 version.
    |                             Troubleshooting                                |
    The N64 isn't recognizing that a game is in the pak or is not working in
    -Test out the game in a Game Boy to see if it even works, and if it doesn't
    then the problem is with the game not the pak.
    -Make sure the controller is in slot 1.
    -Try it out with another controller because it might be the controller.
    |                                  FAQs                                      |
    Q: Where can I get this?
    A: It was originally bundled with Pokemon Stadium. But since finding a sealed
    copy is almost absolute, you got to look for a used pak. Most used games stores
    should carry this but you can always resort to eBay.
    You can also purchase it straight from Nintendo, for only $19.99, check their
    website for details.
    Q: Any chance of a new transfer pak?
    A: Yes, there's already one out for the Gamecube and Game Boy Advance and I
    would imagine one would come out for the DS and Wii.
    |                             Update History                                 |
    Version 1.0 - |08/18/06|
    Completed everything you need to know about the Transfer Pak. Included all
    compatible games as well as the bonuses for transferring.
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    |                              Special Thanks                                |
     -www.gamefaqs.com               - For hosting my FAQ
     -www.network-science.de/ascii/  - For the ASCII logo
     -www.wikipedia.org              - For a lot of info on the pak
     -CJayC      - For making GameFAQs
     -Menji76    - For making the FAQ
     -AScotti    - For the bonuses in Super Robot Taisen Link Battler
     -capn hands - For pointing out an error
     -Johnzaloog - For pointing out an error
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    Copyright 2006-2010 Nick Bryant
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