Acekard2i or DSTWO

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by jargus, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. jargus

    jargus GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 11, 2007
    United States
    My gf is getting a DSi soon and I plan on getting her a flashcart. However shes never used a dsi or flashcart before and i haven't used a dsi compatible flashcart (always used r4 on ds lite). I know DSTWO has built-in emulators but I don't think she'll use them. Which would be easiest to interface with for someone who has no experience with one and which would maintain (firmware updates and such)? All she needs is to be able to play backups with ease she has no interest in homebrew.
  2. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

    Jan 14, 2009
    United States
    Acekard would be better, if all she cares about is playing DS games and nothing more. It'll be also easier to maintain.
  3. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

    Feb 28, 2010
    The Forge
    AK2i if it's just for DS games. Otherwise the DSTwo might offer more features but also costs quite a bit more (3x more).

  4. zizer

    zizer GBAtemp Addict

    Aug 23, 2010
    for you acekard is optimal and cheaper choice
  5. fruolie

    fruolie Member

    Sep 10, 2010
    Acercard is easy to use and a cheaper solution. On the other side dstwo is a safe solution if she is going to update the firmware by accident.
  6. CannonFoddr

    CannonFoddr Regular GBATemp Lurker

    Sep 23, 2006
    Sitting by computer
    Well I've got a DSTwo card - which I think is brilliant........

    ......However for a 'newbie' I would recommend the Acekard2i

    Although the DS2 is great - with all the 'extras' such as the emulators / plugins / Reader and Movie player - it might be a little overwhelming for someone who's new to the whole flashcard business.

    The AK2i on the otherhand - you just have the one 'menu' that only does one thing - list the programs & let's you play DS games/Homebrew....
  7. tagzard

    tagzard Tagzard the Crazy Dinosaur with Wings.

    Apr 28, 2010
    United States
    Chicago Illinois
    Does she like gba games? Then get the supercardtwo but if she only wants to play ds games get thw ak2i
  8. Buleste

    Buleste Old Fart

    Dec 19, 2010
    AceKArd would be better if she has absolutely no use for the extra features of the SCDS2 and it's easier on the wallet.
  9. Sonataroger

    Sonataroger Member

    Sep 27, 2009
    United States
    My bid is in for the acekard2i just because it'll save you 20-30 bucks.
  10. RoMee

    RoMee ??

    Sep 3, 2010
    United States
    DSTWO is way better, but for a noob, the acekard will do
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