Originally Posted by Perish by Ice
I have ROMs, I am currently into a Leaf Green file I have on ROM, and I have a good Emerald ROM file going as well. They are fun especially people's hacks, some are really interesting. I have heard as well that ROMs are not illegal if you own a cartridge of the game, thus you technically have paid for the game before.
It is still illegal. You'd have to buy
the ROM from Nintendo
for it to be legal. It is against copyright and piracy laws, and therefore should not be discussed on this forum. It is the same as saying, "I already bought a copy of Call of Duty Black Ops, so I have the right to go into the store and steal another one!"