Question [Poll] Do you want the Nintendo Switch hacked, No or Yes?

Discussion in 'Switch - Hacking & Homebrew' started by Reecey, Jul 13, 2017.

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Do you want the Nintendo Switch hacked?

  1. No

    91 vote(s)
    20.6%
  2. Yes

    350 vote(s)
    79.4%
  1. Reecey
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    Reecey Mario 64 (favorite game of all time)

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    Hi Tempers,

    This is a simple question to be answered by yourselves and I am very interested what the outcome would be within this community, whether you want the Nintendo Switch hacked or not.

    I don't want this thread to turn into any sort of flaming war so please, none of that just a simple answer, No or Yes. I do realize there is a lot of talk floating around at the moment about a "kernel" entry/dump already but no one has access to it yet and no one knows for sure it even exists, anyway for all we know it could be just a lot of propaganda talk. So I just want a factual answer before anything like this may blow up for real to the end user!

    Also I want as many users to vote on this as possible. You don't have to make a comment below if you don't want too, that's totally up to you. You can do, you may want to write down your reasons as to why?

    Thanks :)

    Edit: lets not have a war over back up/piracy issues here, if you want it hacked for back up/piracy purposes then say so there is no need to be ashamed of that or if not then just pop your vote in. This is an open free poll, say it how it is and I want to know what mainly interests you, if you want this console hacked or not.
     
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  2. dj505

    dj505 Inexperienced Romhacker

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    Most likely at the arcade
    Heck yeah! Can't wait for emulation and romhacks!

    (Also kernel access doesn't exist, just the kernel has been dumped, that's all)
     
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  3. Stephano

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    Yes, as long as Nintendo will be anti-consumer, i will be a bad consumer...
     
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  4. Reecey
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    Reecey Mario 64 (favorite game of all time)

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    Thanks. I didn't know what had been done with the kernal part I've not really been following this news so I have corrected the op.

    Edit: I thought Derrek made it known he had "kernal access" on his twitter page? :unsure:
     
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  5. Arck

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    Console with possibility to have free games = more console sold :creep:
    So I don't know if Nintendo win more when it's possible to pirate games, because anyway those who pirate won't pay their games
     
  6. NeoSlyde

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    I would say no :/
    Or only emulation because Nintendo will let Switch die :/
     
  7. Oleboy555

    Oleboy555 Wie dit leest is een zemmel

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    gamecube emulator yes, early piracy no
     
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  8. Sathya

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    of course i want it! to play allnintendo games console and switch game also.
     
  9. EpicLPer

    EpicLPer Nice unless you give me a reason to hate you ;)

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    What a stupid poll, 90% of the people here will vote yes anyways.
     
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  10. Stephano

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    Even better that we get to hear the reasons of the 10% on why they would not want it hacked. :grog:
     
  11. Retroboy

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    i wonder how many say yes because they want to play roms...... hmmm yea because it has a lot of games out, sorry guys but i know, i cant see this getting much support.....

    if its for homebrew then id stick with my tablet
     
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  12. Meteor7

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    I don't think it being hacked right now or in the near future will be healthy for the Switch, but eventually I do want it to be hacked.
     
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  13. MasterJ360

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    Majority of the games are going to be Wii U/3rd party ports we already own anyway I dont see why not.
     
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  14. jt_1258

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    You asked a hacking community if it wants a console hacked.
    Just think about that for a moment.
     
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  15. jupitteer

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    yes, emulators please.
    (and piracy)
     
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  16. Dork

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    lol @ anyone who voted no, piracy has never hurted a single console ever
     
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  17. Marko76

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    Yep because nintendo really sold a ton of WiiU's after it was hacked
     
  18. jt_1258

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    I want the hacks in a year or 2, not quite yet though
     
  19. ScarletDreamz

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    Clearly the same thing that happened to the 3DS, can people please understand that hacking does not kill a console.
     
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    At the moment, I really couldn't care if the Switch gets hacked or not. I have all the (tiny handful of) Switch games that have peaked my interest to keep me occupied for a good while, and I'm currently playing all the emulators I need on my Vita and 3DS.

    When and if Nintendo release Unity for Switch to Indie devs over on their developer portal, I will definitely change my mind and say yes. I love to try my hand out at making games on new hardware with exclusive gimmiks and features, but I would obviously need some way to run game backups to actually be able to try it out.
     
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