3ds R4 preparation help

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by BallisticZombo7, Sep 17, 2018.

  1. BallisticZombo7
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    Im getting a R4iSDHC RTS LITE 2018 soon and i want to run 3ds roms off of it (fire emblem) and regular DS roms (the world ends with you) but i dont know if i need to get any new things or files in preparation of when it comes.

    If you can help please send links to the file downloads if i need them
     
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    You can't run 3DS roms on a DS flashcart. You may however be able to use it to install CFW. See https://3ds.guide/ntrboot
     
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    Quantumcat on the nds store page it says the r4 card can run 3ds roms
     
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    You can't run 3DS rom on a DS flashcart, you need a 3DS flashcart like Sky3ds or Stargate, but both is a waste of money which you can do with CFW.
     
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    "Play Nintendo 3DS/DSi XL / DSi / DS Lite / DS" just means it will work on those systems. If you scroll further down to the Q&A section, you will see that it only natively plays DS games.

    "Is it possibly to work on new nintendo 3ds xl?
    Reply:yes, work on new 3ds xl to play ds games"

    https://www.nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=450
     
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    ohh okay. But if i get CFW on my 3ds i can run 3ds roms from it? Im just curious
     
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    You can use Cia format for 3DS games, rom format are for flash cart.
     
  8. BallisticZombo7
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    Yes i understand the rom file thing but i just need to know if i need to get CFW on my 3ds to run roms from the flash cart. I would like to know if its possible or its just a lost cause
     
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    Yes if you want free 3DS games, DS flashcart might not work on higher firmware if you can't find the correct kernel for the DS flashcart, there is always DsiMenu++, you can look up on that, but not all games work.
     
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    You can run ROMs from that flash cart in DS-mode without CFW. However, for 3DS games, they will have to be installed onto the SD card with CFW.
     
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