[Akiyo]Timeline of everyone's DS.

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Akiyo, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Akiyo

    Akiyo GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 30, 2008
    Just felt like typing, apologies if this is the wrong place to post.
    But what's everyone's DS timeline?

    Heres mine.

    Pre-November 21, 2004 - Acknowledged the soon to exist DS series. Still playing GBASP at this time.

    November 21, 2004 - DS Phat came to existance.

    March 2, 2006 - DSL came to existance.

    Somewhere near 2007 - Finally decided to buy a DSL, acknowledged the existance of Flashcarts.

    -Saw the pricetags of the comercial carts and unknown game contents. Bought Supercard. (Slot 2 device)

    (Yea, i never bought a single comercial game card in my DS life. I am sorry, Nintendo, at least i paid for your consoles.)

    -Realising the games doesnt work on Supercard (cannot save)

    -Bugged the retailer.

    -Didnt get a fix for 2 weeks.

    -used Google.

    -Found GBATemp (best find ever)

    -...Ah, so Ryuusei no Rockman needs an Arm7 fix, good to know.

    -Fixed RnR for Supercard.

    -Started raping roms, have trouble converting them to ds.gba.

    1 month later-
    I just said FUCK IT, and bought an original R4 at around... USD 25 or so. I dont remember, but it was dirt cheap compared to online prices.

    And happily ever after.

    -Found out that some cheats doesnt show up on R4.

    -Applied patch.

    -Still sucks.

    -Applied more patchs.

    -Sucks even harder.

    -R4CCE downloaded.

    -Spend half an hour editing cheat file every update.

    -Get disappointed in the recent lack of update of Narin's cheat database (it use to update everyday, but i dont blame anyone)

    Eventually,i said FUCK IT,again, reformatted my SD, and

    July 1 2009: Converted to full YSMenu user. (Why didnt i do this earlier.)

    What about you guys?
  2. Brocktree

    Brocktree GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 13, 2007
    Sometime in 2007 - DSL, children of mana and brain age.
    Sometime in 2008 - r4
    Sometime in 2009 - stopped playing DS.
    Sometime in 2010 - start playing the DS again maybe.
    Sometime in 2011 - DS locked away till I find enjoyment in DS games again.
  3. Akiyo

    Akiyo GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 30, 2008
    lol, by 2011, you will treat DSL something like PS1 nowadays.

    But yea...with so much good games from other game consoles... motivations to touch Wii and/or any nintendo consoles are....
  4. Brocktree

    Brocktree GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 13, 2007
    Off Topic:
    Although i dont seem to enjoy any console game anymore after an hour of playing it or so. Except my Snes that is still fun.
  5. Akiyo

    Akiyo GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 30, 2008
    Thats the weird part. With consoles of graphic exceeding reality, i find more fun playing mario on NES.

    lol,we are stepping backwards.
  6. Joe88

    Joe88 [λ]

    Jan 6, 2008
    United States
    sep 2007 - eyeing DSL and flacart ever since I seen how easy to get games to run
    dec 2007 - all DSL's are sold out, they are very high in demand, m3 ds real is sold out as well
    april 2008 - by luck of chance I caught the DSL onyx black on amazon while it was in stock for 5 mins and bought it [​IMG] , and got a kingston 4GB MicroSDHC card to for $20
    april 2008 - bought m3 ds real perfect bundle off RHS for $60
    and the rest if history...
  7. Domination

    Domination GBAtemp Psycho!

    Nov 28, 2008
    Your Mum
    June 2007 - Bought my first DS. Enamel Navy DS Lite
    april 2008 - My DS had its touch screen smashed. Bought my present Cobalt DS Lite.
    end of June 2008 - bought my DSTT
    start of July 2008 - DSTT spoilt because its a fake. Bought my iTouch DS
    rest of July 2008 - Found out about GBATemp and have been happily pirating most games without problems since then.

    And nothing else has changed since then.
  8. 8BitWalugi

    8BitWalugi Taiyohhhhhh!

    Mar 22, 2008
    Side 7
    November 06: Bought DSL
    Boxing Day 07: Bought 360 and MKDS, havent stopped playing MKDS.
    Sometime 08: -Bought R4 v1
    -Bought 2 SD cards for it, totaling 4gb.
    -1 SD erased due to overloading memory through a homebrew
    -Pissed off
    -A week later, fixed card.
    -Near end of year, switched to YSMenu
    -Up on D-Pad screws up
    May 09: Finally decided to send in to Nintendo, recieve word about faulty PCB, Nintendo replaced it, free of charge.
    -Chilling out with Tomodachi Collection, ACWW, MKDS abnd PKMN Platinum.
  9. 8BitWalugi

    8BitWalugi Taiyohhhhhh!

    Mar 22, 2008
    Side 7
    Whoops double post. A Mod should delete this post.
  10. raing3

    raing3 CNET_Richard

    Apr 2, 2009
    Pre-December 2007: Played my PSP.
    December 25 2007: Got my first DSL.
    February 2008: Gave my DSL to my little brother.
    May 2008: Brother broke DSL in a fit of his (brother got a new one the next day).
    December 23 2008: Got 2 M3 DS Real (rip off from friend at $140 each!!!) (one for me and one for my little brother)
    December 25 2008: Got my second DSL.
    February 2009: Gave my M3 DS Real to my mum and ordered an Acekard 2i from DX.
    March 20 2009: Ordered EZ-Flash 3in1+ from DX.
    April 8 2009: Ordered EZ-Flash Vi from DX.
    May 17 2009: Ordered Supercard DSONEi from DX.
    June 6 2009: Order Acekard 2i from DX and gave old one to my mum.
    June 18 2009: Ordered DSTTi and Acekard 2i from DX.
    June 30 2009: Got a free iTouch2 Enhanced.
  11. geminisama

    geminisama Metsu

    Jul 17, 2008
    United States
    Early Jul. 2008 : Got a Onyx DS Lite as an early Birthday present, along with FFTA2.
    Week later: Got Revenant Wings.
    July 25 rolls around: Order my iTouch DS with birthday money. Got x2 2GB Kingston MicroSD.
    3-4 days later; the Kingston JPN fails.
    Early August : Got a 2GB SanDisk.
    Around October: My GF got a DS, and we got her a DSTT.
    Fast foward almost a full year of fun with the DS
    Today: Ordered M3Real Bundle, with x2 4GB Transcend class6 MicroSDHC.
    This second: Eagerly awaiting their arrival in a few days.
  12. Akiyo

    Akiyo GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 30, 2008
    oh, someone got his DS at jul this year.

  13. ZonMachi

    ZonMachi GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 29, 2008
    United States
    There's over 1,000 people that got their DS in July just not posters one here [​IMG]
  14. Wintrale

    Wintrale GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    May 19, 2009
    Kent, England
    - Learned of the DS early '04 while still playing on Golden GBA SP
    - Purchased DS at launch in March '05
    - Learned of the DS Lite early '06
    - Imported Japanese DS Lite in March '06
    - Over the next few years, I would import various Limited Edition DS Lites
    - Learned of the DSi in October last year
    - Imported Metallic Blue DSi for Christmas '08
    - Purchased Black DSi at UK launch in April this year
    - Finally found out about flashcarts late April, ordered AK2i early May. I'm slow, I know... D':
  15. Overlord Nadrian

    Overlord Nadrian Banned

    Jul 28, 2008
    @Wintrale: Man, how rich are you?

    -April 2007: bought secondhand DS Phat. Bought some games over time.
    -September 2007: found out about flashcards.
    -January 2008: Ordered M3 Real from DX. Didn't show up after three months, so cancelled the order.
    -June 2008: Ordered DSTT from DX. Received and played loads of games.
    -Forgot when exactly but got prerelease EU DSi.
    -June 2009: Ordered SCDSOnei from DX. Received and had a lot of trouble getting it to work.
  16. Wintrale

    Wintrale GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    May 19, 2009
    Kent, England
    I'm not rich, I just don't have many hobbies outside of gaming. Those that I do have don't cost much at all, so I can put more into my gaming.
  17. rockstar99

    rockstar99 Hi

    Dec 3, 2008
    August 2005-Got My GBA Sp Black With The LEgen Of Zelda Minish Cap(still Play that game today [​IMG])
    September 2005-Bought my supercard for my gba
    November 2005-Learned how to use my supercard
    December 2008-Got My DS Phat Used with Metroid
    June 2009-Broke My DS Phat
    June 2009-Got my cobalt ds lite with an r4 and dstt
    Mid June 2009-Got my CycloDS Evolution
    Late June 2009-Got me blue dsi for free [​IMG]
    Beginning of July 2009-Got an m3real for free and preordered my m3izero
  18. Djay187

    Djay187 GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 27, 2008
    Think I got first GBA sometime 2004 and GBA/SP 2005. not really sure of dates so long ago
    Got DS Phat May '06, didn't think the games were up for much before then
    Girlfriend brought me White DS Lite for Christmas '07
    Found out about flashcards and got first R4 Sept '08 and it's been happy pirating ever since
    2nd R4 Oct '08
    M3 Real Rumble Pack Nov '08
    Brought girlfriend Pink DS Lite for Christmas '08 and gave her one of my R4's
    Got an Edge card for my Girlfriend Feb '09
  19. Dwight

    Dwight Gawb. Gawb Bluth.

    Aug 14, 2008
    United States
    Washington State
    Christmas 2005 - Got DS Phat

    June 2006 - Got DSL on release

    July 2006 - Friend got slot 2 M3 adapter. I was jealous.

    March 2007 - Nintendo HQ lets me trade in my White DSL for a black one through my warranty (yay for living in WA)

    May 2008 - Realize existence of non-complicated, slot-1 flashcarts

    June 2008 - Ordered CycloDS along with a 4GB class 2 (I had no idea about classes) microsd

    Summer 2008 - Joins GBAtemp, learns tons of stuff about the DS scene, pirates a ton of DS games, buys EZFlash 3in1

    Fall 2008 - Ordered 8GB Class 6 microsd. Was extremely buggy. Now it's in my camera.

    Now - Pretty much same thing as a year ago. I have the perfect skins on my CycloDS, everything is organized perfectly, and I have a ton of unfinished games.

    I just realized a while ago that I've had my CycloDS for over a year, and I haven't had a single complaint with it. After a few months, I figured out how easy it was to patch roms and got a ton of (J) games with english patches, along with the DS browser patched. I actually have boughten two DS games since I got my CycloDS. Peggle DS and Henry Hatsworth. I also plan on buying Scribblenauts and Worms Open Warefare 2 (my most recent addiction).
  20. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

    Jan 31, 2008
    United States
    HAHAHA You should see my life:
    2006- got my first DS Lite.
    Summer 06- realized games are pricey as fuck and moped with them.
    October 06- learned of R4DS from cousin, bought off of amazon a month later, with 2 GB micro SD.
    January 08- learned of the existence of GBAtemp through their Xmas event and became a member.
    Throughout that year- learned enough stuff to wow my family at how im a computer whiz.
    August 08- bought M3 GBA expansion.
    Beginning of 09- learned of DSi.
    March 09- sold DS lite for 100 on ebay! =)
    April 5 2009- bought dsi and acekard 2i with 8gb class 4!

    now: really happy with my life
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