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Probably the easiest way to discover whether a cartridge was started on a GameBoy Advance is to look at the initial register state. According to nitro2k01 at gbdev.gg8.se: cgb_agb_boot.bin - Gameboy Color boot ROM used in GBA's GBC mode This revision of the GBC boot ROM was used in GBA's GBC compatibility mode and has the following changes from the ...


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I don't have knowledge of the Rush 3D engine itself, but I used to work for a company that made software graphics engines, so I can speak in general terms about how they're likely to work. The GBA has a low screen resolution (240x160) and a reasonably powerful CPU (16.8 MHz ARM7 core). This is easily sufficient to run a Doom-style game engine with no ...


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To answer this with absolute certainty, you'd have to examine each cartridge on its own, particularly those that weren't made by Nintendo. I'm not sure anyone has ever done that, but people have looked at quite a number of cartriges (e.g., here and here), and Nintendo cartridges for the GB/GBC all appear to use the Mitsumi MM1134 system supervisor IC (or ...


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