sanni, et al.,
I made a post a few months back when I was in the process of purchasing the electrical components for this build, and I'm extremely pleased to say that I've successfully built and used this cartridge reader! In addition to this, I was able to back up my save files from all of my childhood video games (SNES and N64) with the exception of one SNES game (Super Mario All-Stars) whose battery succumbed to time.
This was my first Arduino project, and my first (real) soldering project and I couldn't be more thrilled with the outcome!
I am extremely grateful for all of everyone's hard work and hope to contribute to the project soon.
With that said, I'm not sure if anyone has noticed, but it would seem that bootgod's website is currently down (and has been for at least a couple of weeks now) but I was able to work around this and find the appropriate mappers for my NES games by means of The Internet Archive.
Considering bootgod's database is so useful, I feel it's worth linking to the latest version found on The Internet Archive (December 8th 2019):
I had a good bit of success using the XML file from the archived version of bootgod's site along with dsedivec's inestool to successfully dump my small collection of NES games.
In the future, I think this would be very handy if it could be automated to allow for easy dumping similar to the ease of SNES and N64 dumps (assuming this is a possibility). I'll be taking a look at the code and see what I can do to contribute to that endeavor.
Also, I'd like to help contribute to the Wiki as well. I had a few bumps along the road that I feel could be helpful to point out to first-time builders like myself.
I even tried my hand at editing one of the STLs to add case buttons to a print to help with the cost of multiple prints. In this same STL, I added 2 case buttons (from case_button_3mm.stl) to the combined.stl file and removed the microSD spacer (since it should be printed in transparent PLA). I have it saved somewhere and will submit a pull request for it soon if anyone else is interested.
In my case, I printed the outer enclosure in black PLA, the microSD spacer in transparent PLA, and everything else in glow-in-the-dark PLA.
Thanks for reading my long-winded post and thanks again for all the hard work. This project has been excellent, and I love my cartridge reader!