3DS emulator

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by navimegaman, Aug 8, 2013.

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  1. navimegaman
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    navimegaman Member

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    Does this new gateway mean it may be possible to get a 3DS emulator working on the pc?
     
  2. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Panties :3

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    No.
    Just no.
     
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  3. ComeTurismO

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    You never know actually. Development of emulation on new devices take a long time, and is hard.
     
  4. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

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    The Gateway merely disables security checks. An emulator would have to decrypt ROMS in order to work. That's a big obstacle the Gateway does not need to address.
     
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  5. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Panties :3

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    But the gateway doesn't magically mean there will be a 3DS emulator. We still need way more than that.
     
  6. mysticwaterfall

    mysticwaterfall Streamforce Supreme Commander

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    What catboy said x 1000. There's a lot we don't know about the 3ds.
     
  7. ComeTurismO

    ComeTurismO CTO

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    Oh yeah, I wonder how I forgot that.
    What he said by x 9001
     
  8. williamcesar2

    williamcesar2 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I don't know ! hope this helps
     
  9. CollosalPokemon

    CollosalPokemon ばん。。。かい

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    ^ That, and even after decrypting ROMs it doesn't mean they will be emulatable quickly because emulators would first need to perform a huge amount of operations correctly in order to even hope to boot a game, and since there isn't a lot of knowledge about how each function works internally, there's no way even decrypted 3DS ROMs could be emulated any time soon.
     
  10. lokomelo

    lokomelo Edson Arantes do Nascimento

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    As everybody said here, it is too early for that, and I'll leave one advice here: If you see a link, a video, a survey, claming to be a 3DS emulator, just ignore it.
     
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