If using ZSNES, make sure that the patch has the same name as your ROM.
In other words, if your ROM is called "amagic.smc" make sure the patch
is "amagic.ips" okay? If you're using a Mac, a Mac IPS patcher is
available. Check the AGTP Links page. If you're using a copier, you
probably already know how to patch the ROM
Be sure to apply the
patch to a clean copy of the ROM, and make sure your ROM DOES NOT HAVE
A HEADER!. If you right-click the ROM and select Properties, it
should read "Size: 1.50 MB (1,572,864 bytes)".
those were my instructions with ancient magic. I i followed them exact, now i realize that the size is 1,573,376 bytes, so its headered. So i guess that means i need to find a headerless rom. So can i change the file to to make it headerless or do i just need to find a new rom somewhere else?