Guide Introduction

This guide will walk you through how to setup The Series of Haruhi Suzumiya English Fan Translation by dumping a copy of the game to an .nds ROM file, patching it using our .xdelta patch file and then playing it on your Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, or an emulator.


You will need the following to play:

  • A copy of Suzumiya Haruhi no Chokuretsu for Nintendo DS
  • A Nintendo 3DS, 2DS, DSi or DS game system
  • A Windows, macOS, or Linux computer
  • Any hardware-specific requirements needed to dump or play the game ROM depending on the device you'd like to use (e.g. an SD card or R4 cartridge)

Where to buy

Copies of the game are fairly easy to get hold of. We recommend trying the following: