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Dog chewed on ds game cartridge and we would like to get the info off of it. The board is slightly bent at the contacts and there are some toothmarks just below. Would it be possible to get the game information from it?

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Try to contact Nintendo's Repair Center, they could tell you what to do or maybe they could try to retrieve the data if it's not too much damaged. If the game works but the data is inaccessible (a message saying so would appear before the title screen), the EEPROM (the memory of the card) might be disconnected of the card or broken. Physical harm to the DS card could also corrupt the data. If so, the game will warn you with this message ''The (game title) data is corrupted and will be deleted'' and the game's data will be unfortunately deleted.

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If u can get to the menu like options start game internet the title screen and if u have a wii with pokemon ranch u can put your pokemon on it

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