3DS Chip decapping fundraiser hits $2000 mark.

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  1. DiabloStorm
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    DiabloStorm Anti-Semantic Bastard

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    Oh so suddenly it isn't at $1300 anymore... props to whomever donated the remaining $700
    http://n-dev.net/donate.php
    Now we can look forward to a much anticipated update over at 3Dbrew.org SEM images are only a matter of time now. :yay:

    July 6 Update: Yeah...no. A month later apparently they decide they now need $300 more to cover taxes.
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  2. Jayro

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    Well, time to decapitate that motherfucker now. :D
     
  3. WiiUBricker

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    Well it seems someone was very generous. Last time I checked there was more than $500 to go.
     
  4. porkiewpyne

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    Count me impressed. Was down $700 still last time I checked. Anyway, while we may rejoice that the target is FINALLY reached, may I remind everyone not to hold your breaths? Just a precaution. I mean, we've seen people thinking this = guaranteed hack of 3DS = free gaemz everyday + ability to cure cancer and clone unicorns :\
     
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  5. DiabloStorm
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    Either way, if the SEM images are circulating the net, that's a good thing.

    I'm more excited about this than the gateway 3DS tbh
     
  6. porkiewpyne

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    I'm intrigued too. I wonder what they'll find :)
     
  7. Vappy

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    I won't be surprised if this doesn't lead to a full decapping, since IIRC they said that $2k was just a conservative estimate, and that it could be much more depending on how many layers the 3DS chip has.
     
  8. DinohScene

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    Likewise.

    I couldn't care less about 3DS games other then a select few.
    I might as well purchase those if I see then in the used games bin.

    I'm more excited of what people can come up with on homebrew!
     
  9. frogboy

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    It begins.
     
  10. Pong20302000

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    this will more likely lead to an emulator than anything else

    earlier today is was $1300, I was like, what these jokers on about it hitting $2k
    good news tho
     
  11. WiiUBricker

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    I hate these "It begins" posts.
     
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  12. Rockhoundhigh

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    Ironic timing no, considering the whole Gateway 3DS thing.
     
  13. TackyPie

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    I'm guessing they threw in 10 cents for tax:lol:
     
  14. frogboy

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    I thought it sounded better than "It all ends now."

    Besides, the 3DS decapping can now take place, therefore, something will begin.
     
  15. chartube12

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    Like disappointment to those who have gotten their hopes up so high, they thought the project would immediately bring something.

    Glad I am not one of those people.
     
  16. jacksprat1990

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    It begins to piss Carlton off.

    On topic: This is exciting. Does this mean that we will be one step closer to being able to pirate games? I'm super excited. I love being a pirate.
     
  17. WoJjTeK

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    Well, in case you missed this

    estimate will come to "about $2000 total". Plus the cost of the 3DS we will be donating for the hardware sample(s).

    We might still have to donate a bit more for the 3DS itself.
     
  18. totalnoob617

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    I'm sure they can just buy a 3ds mainboard from a 3ds parts reseller for much cheaper, no need to waste a whole perfectly good 3ds, or take out the mainboard and sell the rest for parts.
     
  19. jqrn

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    Same here. Shortly afterwards the news about 3ds gateway, someone wrote the likes of "noob incoming". I have no idea what is real and fake. But that 3ds gateway video really kept me hanging looking for abvious flaws. But i couldn't find any.
    And now we finally hit the 2000 $ mark, which by the way is amazing, and we have the same morons stating this is not going any way either.
    Some people....
     
  20. WoJjTeK

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    Yeah, sure, if I were them I would just try to buy a 3ds with broken screen or something for a few bucks and use that. It still costs a bit, however they might just pay for that themselves, I mean people donated 2000$, they could just buy the 3ds mainboard themselves.
     
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