TOSEC – Quick explanation of what the brackets () [] indicate within the filenames

(De), (Fr), (Es), (US) = These are examples of the country code for the file / rom
(Proto) – Prototype cartridge. This is an unfinished build of a game.
(Beta) – Beta cartridge. This is an unfinished build of a game.
(V1.0), (V1.1), etc – Version number.
(REV00), (REV01), etc – Revision number.
(Unl) – Unlicensed. Probably a pirate.
[a1], [a2], etc – Alternate version. Another acceptable dump.
[f1], [f2], etc – Fixed. Edited (cracked) to work in emulators.
[h1], [h2], etc – Hack. Something about this cartridge has been changed, probably by pirates. The change is likely not noticeable.
[h1C], [h2C], etc – Hack. Something about this cartridge has been changed, definitely by Chinese pirates.
[p1], [p2], etc – Pirate version. The pirates changed something about the cartridge. Likely a simple removal of copywrites or a multipack.
[t1], [t2], etc – Trained. The ROM has been edited to alter stats or other gameplay mechanics.
[o1], [o2], etc – Overdump. Lots of extra data on the end, which is likely garbage.
[b1], [b2], etc – Bad dump. You almost certainly don’t want to download this.
[hI] – Intro hack.
(MP) – Mega Play.
[c] – Checksum.
[x] – Bad checksum.
(multiboot) – GBA multiboot. This is the data booted on a GBA through a link cable.
[T+language_name] – Translation + language translated to _ transator.

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