3DS custom firmware or flashcards

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by dragonmaster, May 18, 2013.

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will you prefer a custom firmware solution or a flash card do let your opinion

Poll closed Jun 17, 2013.
  1. yes

    58.3%
  2. no

    10.4%
  3. i dont care i only want something to work

    31.3%
  1. dragonmaster
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    dragonmaster THE WALKER

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    eventually 3ds will be hacked fully ,the question is simple do you prefer a 3ds custom firmware like ps3 solution or a flashcard.
    first option is yes to custom firmware
    second option is no to custom firmware
    plz justify your answer
     


  2. kehkou

    kehkou does what Nintendon't

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    Custom firmware. There are 'annoyances' id like to rid the system menu of and its far easier to control piracy.
     
  3. ollepoll

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    flashcard with system access, easier to leave no traces on the 3ds
     
  4. Tattorack

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    Costum firmware, in that way people could make/get the most out of the system.
     
  5. rusty_train

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    Flash Card, Def flash card, CFW is great, its free and gives full potential, but then you run the risk of 3ds brick during CFW install, so really a flash card is alot bettter
     
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    PSP CFW is so good integration with basic system I would vote for that. Also it's really hard to get regular DS flashcards compared to just bigger regular SD cards.
     
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  7. Rydian

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    Softmods, if able to edit the OFW to a certain point, can do much more than flash carts. Look at the PSP for example, it can do all sorts of things like play music over the game and junk.
     
  8. luisjak

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    flashcart, more easier to use and less risky
     
  9. DinohScene

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    Flashcards pretty much promote the ease of piracy and brings floods of noobs that ask the same question a gazillion times.

    I prefer a CFW, or an alternative system menu like FSD on the 360.
    However... a Linux loader like XeLL also wouldn't be that bad.
     
  10. Zanark11

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    Flashcard, like luisjak said it is easier to use
     
  11. Super.Nova

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    The case with the PSP is , it had a custom firmware where you can reverse back to original firmware for PSN proposes or whatever else reasons there might be.
    It had "full control" over system functions as well as flexibility to undo whatever you did through, at least, a rewrite of the original firmware which you had easy access to almost at all time.

    If you can achieve that on a 3DS, I'd very much like a CFW, otherwise a flashcart would do fine.
     
  12. Rydian

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    Modern PSP CFWs can access PSN just fine.
     
  13. sightlight

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    This is a good way to look at it. Then I would choose CFW.
     
  14. Carnivean

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    CFW because I want region free, undubs and translation patches.
     
  15. Rydian

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    You can do that with flash carts. Anything they run is region-free and ROM hacks and stuff work just fine.
     
  16. Carnivean

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    I doubt it. I'd honestly expect flash carts to be 1:1 copies of games and to work like the current 360 solutions in not allowing region free or any worthwhile modding without detection.
     
  17. Rydian

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    I meant you can do that with flash carts now, and if on the 3DS they're 1:1, then they're not flash carts, they're bootlegs.
     
  18. Carnivean

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    A flash cart designed purely to run commercial games is still a flash cart. I honestly see carts only being able to run signed commerical roms as more likely than a current DS styled solution.

    But if it's a case of 'fully hacked cfw vs. fully exploitable flash carts' I'd obviously go with CFW as it's just one less layer of complexity to bang shit on an SD card and run it.
     
  19. Rydian

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    But a cart that's 1:1 is not a flash cart, as it's not flashable. See Crown3DS and Ace3DS Pro/Plus/whatever.

    EDIT: Or rather, the 3DS sides of those carts.
     
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  20. RodrigoDavy

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    You mean that the 3DS will get hacked? And I get to pick how the hack will be? :wink:
     
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