3DS Unbricked with Magnet + DS Flashcard

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Lia, May 31, 2017.

  1. RedBlueGreen

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    It would be almost, if not impossible. I think the cartridge would have to be EEPROM to be able to do that. AFAIK only the save data portion of DS catridges are. That said if it were possible it would be great because then we could just go to used game stores and by the cheapest shovelware games available.
     
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    It could though and honestly there's no reason to make anymore announcements. We know it works, we know some of the carts it works on, and now we know there are beta builds.
    The most they could announce is working carts, but that could cause prices to go up with demand.
     
  3. TheCyberQuake

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    It is impossible, the memory in those are read-only memory (ROM).

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    And they already announced they are working on trying to get more flashcarts working before release.
    They haven't said much else because there isn't any more to say. They could say "we are trying to get this cart to work", or "This cart DOES work", but then that can inflate prices as people flock to buy compatible flashcarts. The same thing happened to cubic ninja when it came out. Was basically dirt cheap, and within hours prices skyrocketed due to demand. Everyone needs to just be patient. They are working on getting as many cards to work as they can. That's probably what is taking a while.
     
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  4. Luglige

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    I would love to be a beta tester actually lol.
    Especially because my 2ds is bricked.
     
  5. TheCyberQuake

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    Usually beta testing things like this is only done internally within the dev community. Standard users won't see the actual product until release.
     
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    Yeah, gotta be a dev first, and I'm not a dev lol.
     
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    There are a couple of DS titles that use NAND flash for both the game and save area, similar to Card2 3DS games. However, I believe the game area is write-protected, and it's either not possible or unknown how to unprotect it.
     
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    Ah.. well that bites :|
     
  9. TheCyberQuake

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    Forgot to mention not only are they working on getting other carts to work (which takes time), but they also have to write up and bug test installers for each (either one for each card or a universal installer). Which takes even more time.
     
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    I think people can post when they want.
     
  11. RedBlueGreen

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    Yeah. I mean I see a point in not asking things like "will this work on R4i?" and "when is this coming out?" but people should be allowed to post in an open discussion.
     
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  12. fig8

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    I'm saying that because it's the same said over and over, just saying...

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  13. Luglige

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    Maybe we should ask OP to Update FAQ.
     
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    I dunno I thought the FAQ was pretty clear about flashcarts.
     
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    It was clear about them, I don't think people read the FAQ though.

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    There's nothing wrong with the FAQs, since there's no update with the topic whatsoever there's really no reason for the FAQs to update so. And there isn't anything more to discuss, that's why instead of asking for ETAs, people here are just having fun having random discussions that still have a slight connection with the topic. Some people just want to act as mods trying to stop the discussions.

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  18. powersaver

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    Can't wait for a beta or pre-release, even if the card can't be restored, yet...
     
  19. democracy

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    don't think that'll happen, nearly 2 months have passed since this thread has been created and no realease yet.... but by some unknown force.... thread remains on 1st page of fw section.

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  20. dpad_5678

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    To be honest this thread should be locked, as it's constantly being bumped by when is this being released posts, and nothing important is being discussed here anyways. A MagnetHax/NTRBootHax Speculation thread could be created in the EoF, because there's no reason for this thread to always be on the front page, at least until it's released.
     
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    agreed! I never understood before why XDA had implemented a "no place holder thread craete policy" but in scenarios such as this, it makes sense.

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