3DS Rom only 512MB?

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  1. CIAwesome526
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    I downloaded a rom for my gateway, and it was only 512MB, i thought they were like 4GB, why is it so small? it was a .3ds file though.
     
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    Some games are big, some games are small. That's really all there is to it, the DS (and really almost any console) was like that too.
     
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    there are a few 128mb games as well.
    for example, "Tetris Ultimate" eu is 128mb
     
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    The average 3ds rom is about 512MB-1GB and ranges from 128MB to 4GB.

    They're still a lot larger that DS games which average 64MB (range 8MB-512MB).
    (dsiware games are limited to 16MB as well)
     
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    its size depend on the game, its the same to ds , snes , gba, nes, the size change.
     
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    its super smash bros, which i heard was like 2 GB or something. I dont think its a game as simple as tetris.
     
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    Also you can trim a lot of 3ds games unless they are card 2 type games from what i found out.
     
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    trim them a gig and a half?
     
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    It's probably a corrupted download, smash4 is 2gb so it should never be under 1.1gb, though I don't know what the actual trimmed size is 3ds.essh.co might
     
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    It depends on the game, for example, super mario 3d land is a 512 mb game that trims to 306mb while star fox 64 trims from 1gb to 561mb.
     
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    i think SSB is 1.3GB trimmed
     
  12. CIAwesome526
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    well, this is like the only working download i can find. does everyone just backup their games? i cant find anything? Definitely dont post links, in response if you respond. i think you can get in trouble for that.
     
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    hello?
     
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    hello
     
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    hello :lol:
     
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    is it me your looking for?
     
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    Possibly a rebuilt copy with stuff stripped out of it/down sampled?! This would be the first I've heard of this, but we certainly have the programs to do so...at least with some file formats..
     
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    The important question: Does the rom work?
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    check the nfo, for a md5 or sha1 code and compare it, it can be a corrupted rom..
     
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    maybe he downloaded the demo :P
     
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