Ace3DS Plus Review

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  1. Lilith Valentine

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    You realize with the original R4 you can install Wood R4 officially on it?
    And if you want fast updates the R4i Gold supports Wood R4 officially, which means it gets all the fast updates with all the official features, like the WIP RTS. Yes it cost a little more, but you are getting a better card for a better price.

    We gain nothing for suggesting a better card and are all trying to actually help you. We want to save you the future headache.
     
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    $6.99? That's CHEAP. Seems like a nice basic cart for 3DS owners.
     
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    And you get what you pay for, which is a card that uses a hacked kernel and has questionable support from a questionable team.
    Paying a little extra, you get a better card that uses Wood R4 officially with an extremely supportive team.
     
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    Hacked kernal? Huh. That explains a lot. No wonder the cheapness.
     
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    The fact that it's using an older version of Wood with the version info changed and loaders taken from elsewhere (nobody's sure where yet) was brought up multiple times in the thread.
     
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    Only 3 flashcards officially use Wood R4 and this is not one of them. It's using a hacked version of the last open-source Wood R4 with updated loaders. So it's a pretty questionable kernel and support.
     
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    I'm not saying this is a completely terrible cart that should never have been put into existance but it's a pretty decent cart for people who just want to play DS games on their DS'.

    I for instance gave this review cart, or one of them to a sibling. Just because the UI is simple, easy to use, and they won't complain to me every time there's a new game with AP that doesn't work on it since they're too busy playing the other games. I myself use a SCDSTwo, and prefer it over this. But once again it isn't the demon spawn of hell flashcart. It's decent enough to suit your needs if you're fine with slower updates, less dedicated emulators (SCDSTwo has it's own configured for it.) and the possibility that the flashcart will be blocked and you'll have to buy another one.

    It's worth springing the extra few dollars for one that runs the legitimate version of Wood, that receives fast updates.
     
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    The ones that run official Wood do all this cart does and more (actual recent Wood added RTS), with official support.
     
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    Right the only thing it really has going for it is the pricing, and some might say the UI.
     
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    ... but it's based on an older version of Wood? Which hasn't changed the UI in ages, and is almost the same as the AK2i, since they were built from the same base sources originally.
     
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    Oh, I'm in the party that removes those whenever possible since it's extra steps and loading times before games. XD
     
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    Hi,
    I have a problem with the NeoGeo emulator include in Ace3DS; it don't work!
    I have updated my card (firmware and Kernel), but when I start the NeoGeo, I have black screen down and white screen up... No button work...
    Other emulator (Nes, Snes, GB, ...) work fine.
    Can anybody help me, please ? Thank you...
     
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    I managed to pick up one of these for under $10 and currently am using it on a 3dsXL with the latest firmware both new pokemon black 2 and white 2 work ive been playing online! and managed to get Smash bros homebrew working on it!!

    with the exception of an offical gba emulator (gbaemu4ds alpha seems to be working fine though plays pokemon ruby) i cant find much diffrence between this and my friends $50 supertwo card
     
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    Are you happy with it?? I am looking for a new flashcart for my 3dsxl (newest firmware version) given that I bricked the last one, I am looking toward ace3ds plus, r4i gold, or supercard two, but if you say that there is no difference i see no point in wasting 40 bucks, All i want is to play ds games, and maybe 1 or 2 snes/gbc games, and a way to unbrick my r4i silver, so would you recommend this to me?
     
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    The DSTwo is the only flash cart that has NEVER needed a hardware revision to run on a new 3DS firmware.

    Ever.

    All the other ones have needed at least two new models.
     
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    Id recomend it to any1 that just wants to simply play ds roms the snes emulators quite cool i dunno about cheat support though i kinda like to hard code my roms with trainers just out of habbit but for the price defo worth picking this up my 5yo can use it so its n00b friendly

    Only personal downside ive found on this card though is lack of offical gba emulators but the unoffical ones ive been testing out work well even if they are still a lil glitchy
     
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    in the page it says it works with the latest firmware, but it doesnt work for shit.
     
  23. Devin
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    Where does it say that?
     
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