3DS Debug Unit Pictured

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  1. Rydian
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    3DS Debug Unit Pictured
    Unit for in-progress games shown.
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    The debug unit for the Nintendo 3DS has been shown. It does not appear to have any markings on it, and extends quite a bit outside of the standard game cart slot. How it works is up to speculation as no details were given.



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    Okay, okay, I'll say it. It looks like a VMU.

    Anyways as I don't see any space for external media, I'm assuming the cart is programmed with a device that hooks up to normal game carts (of course this one's media undoubtedly works differently so that it can actually be re-written by whatever device it hooks into).
     
  3. AlanJohn

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    ...yay, what does this mean?
     
  4. Snailface

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    The whole system is a debug unit, not just the cartridge thingy. It's pretty ugly! [​IMG]
     
  5. DryYoshi

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    Why is it red? I WANT THE RED!!!!
     
  6. Snailface

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    Lol. Not that dull red, you're crazy! [​IMG] hehe
     
  7. TheTwoR's

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    Red? I do not see ANY red at all.
    Looks more like hideous colorless silver garbage.
     
  8. Ikki

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    You can see it here too but it's obviously not detailed.

    I'm guessing it's rewritable?
     
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    Yea, that definitely is ugly. [​IMG]
     
  12. kiafazool

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    what is this and what is a debug system
     
  13. Porobu

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    DEVs use this units to test everything games cards hardware...
     
  14. FAST6191

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    Hope one of those gets into the hands of a hacker or two- dev units are always fun to play with.
     
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    Given the reports that dev stuff costs less we might actually see some in the wild.
     
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    The size of the cartridge is nothing new, NDS dev carts are about the same size

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    give it a couple months after US/UE launch and like all other dev HW you`ll be able to buy some without being a dev
     
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    source is dead...
    just redirects to joystiq main page
     
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    Maybe It's a link card for pokemon b&w. Since the 3ds lacks a second game card slot, this thing adds one. Possibly originally planned for trading over your pokemon from g4/5 games to the future g6 games. I'm talking about the device pat. they filed last year. But I would see that as simi useless. A pokemom farm or stadium 3dsware would be better for pokemon carry overs.
     
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    [​IMG]

    I can see the words FLASH CARD