Is Nintendo Badge Arcade gone for good?

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  1. 330
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    Whenever I try to get into the game I get error 003-4099. All the other games work online, even the connection test in the settings.
     
  2. lone_wolf323

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    At what point are you getting this error? I just loaded up my copy of the game and its loaded fully and am playing the 2 daily freebies.
     
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    Before entering it.
     
  4. anonynom

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    That’s odd, I’m still logging in just fine
     
  5. mike a

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    you know everyone recommends this game,, I still have no clue wth the game even is,, I mean what is it
     
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    Everyone recommends it? It was a pay to play arcade which hands out badges to decorate your home menu with. Well it was like 99% pay to win. You'd get the rare free play. There's a homebrew out that lets you install official badges for free and even user made badges as seen on https://themeplaza.eu/?category=badges&query=&sort=newest
     
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    Think I'll pass then, I installed cfw on my system for a reason lol
     
  8. Argonitious

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    My sister's N3DS XL has the same issue. No idea how to fix it. :(
     
  9. lone_wolf323

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    Have you reset your 3ds connection settings. and tried deleting and reinstalling the title?
     
  10. Argonitious

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    Hmm... I guess I can try that. I'll let you know how it goes.

    Edit: I forgot the exact error message, so I assumed it was the same as the one described in the thread. Turns out we were having a different issue. The problem was the extra data. I deleted it and everything works again.
     
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    How is that at all relevant? This has nothing to do with CFW or not.
     
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    Well you can install any and all the badges you'd like for free with CFW and the GYTB homebrew. So in the sense that the end result of receiving badges to decorate your home screen can be achieved for free with CFW vs having to pay to win badges in this game without CFW will cost you money.
     
  13. dimmidice

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    You don't need CFW for homebrew. That's why i said CFW is completely irrelevant to this.
     
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    Pretty sure if you use GYTB without a CFW, the badges that you "install" don't actually get added to the system menu. I may be wrong, but I would be surprised if they somehow did.
     
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    It literally has a homebrew (ninjhax) version premade for use.
     
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    I don't doubt that you can launch the homebrew through Ninjhax, I'd expect that to be possible. I'm more curious whether or not it will actually write the badges that you install through this homebrew but without having a CFW. I find it hard to believe it would rewrite that part of the 3DS without a CFW, but until I see anything confirming one way or the other (it existing for Ninjhax homebrew is not confirmation of it actually installing the badges, just confirmation that it runs through Ninjhax, which again, I'd expect), I'll continue to be doubtful while I try and find any more concrete information on this.
     
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    It's possible, because badges are stored in HOME Menu extdata.
     
  18. MikaDubbz

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    Yeah, as I was looking through the topic, I found this post earlier last year:

    It would seem that it is possible, but it definitely was not from the start, and appears to only have able to do so as late as January of last year after this post
     
  19. dimmidice

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    It works perfectly fine. I remember using it with the homebrew launcher way back when. Also why would the dev release a homebrew version if it doesn't even work?
    No, that's a fix for a firmware update which stopped it working. the dev didn't update it at that time anymore.