Am I better off getting a 3DS now?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Jaredmf1012, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. Jaredmf1012
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    At launch of the 3DS I told myself I'd pick one up when a working 3DS flashcard comes out that can play 3DS roms. I stopped following the 3DS "hacking" scene, and with all the new awesome titles announced, am I better off just buying one now? Will there be a 3DS flashcard released to the public anytime soon?
     


  2. Shadow#1

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    not anytime soon
     
  3. Joe88

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    nope, im holding out too
    im sure one day there will be something but for now, play the waiting game
     
  4. Rydian

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    There have been no announcements of any way to play 3DS ROMs even coming out.
     
  5. Walker D

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    If you care about the games it has already and the new (awesome) titles announced, then Yes.

    If you wanna feel a proper 3DS hacking experience in your hands, then No (a pretty long lasting no).
     
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    I doubt there's going to be any hacking on the 3DS for a long time. The 3DS is a great system though, so I'd say just get one, and enjoy the games.
     
  7. Yepi69

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    You should just say fuck it to 3DS flashcards and buy a 3DS XL already.

    Damn it, why people wanna buy a 3DS when a flashcard comes out JUST to play free games?

    Seriously, a lot of good titles are gonna be released for the 3DS: Donkey Kong Country Returns (yes, the Wii one), Mario and Luigi Dream Team and more.
     
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    Those are the games they want to play for free. :P
     
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    Well too fucking bad, they should buy the damn games, not wait for a 3DS flashcard (I doubt it would be released, its been almost 3 years and no flashcard)
     
  10. Rydian

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    DSi and PS3 say "hi". Also it's been two years, way less than the PS3 took.
     
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    I love the system.
    I don't have much moeny but its worth it most of the time (although aus prices/PAL in general is over priced and that gets me missed but meh)
     
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    Personally, I'm itching to buy a 3ds XL.... but I don't want to TOO badly. There aren't too many games I'm DYING to play. Once Rune Factory 4, Phoenix Wright 5, Phoenix Wright vs Prof. Layton, and Dragon Quest VII comes out, then I'll probably start feeling the need to buy it regardless of the availability of hacks and piracy.
     
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    After the launch of the 3DS, I waited it out. Then came the price drop. Then the 3DS XL. By this point, I figured that unless Nintendo decides to pull a dick move and announce a NEW 3DS at this year's E3, I decided to pick up the Fire Emblem 3DS XL console. I also kinda lost all hope for a 3DS hack to play 3DS roms but then again anything could happen.
     
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  16. Heavy01

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    A 3ds firmware hack (read: not flashcard) will never happen let alone one that lets you play 3ds roms.

    So knock yourself out.
     
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  17. Rydian

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    They said that about the PS3.
     
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    Which didn't took almost 3 years to hack.
     
  19. linuxares

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    But the 3DS doesn't cost 500$ like the PS3 did.
     
  20. Yepi69

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    I didn't said anything about the price, I just said the PS3 took less than 3 years to hack.