Can I be banned for updating a Sky3DS rom from eShop?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by CrystalForce, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. CrystalForce
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    CrystalForce I'm gonna "fix" that spaghetti.

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    EDIT: Solved.
     
  2. apoptygma

    apoptygma GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    No one can answer your question because no one here works in Nintendo's obline security dept. But you should be fine.
     
  3. ground

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    Do you mean to download the update from your e-shop for a specific game? I don't think so as you don't need the game to download an update.
     
  4. CrystalForce
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    CrystalForce I'm gonna "fix" that spaghetti.

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    So it seems the answer is no. Thank goodness.

    ....still going to take out my cart while updating, though, me being too worried.
     
  5. IronClouds

    IronClouds GBAtemp's Pok├ębro

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    If you're honestly that concerned about getting banned, sorry to break the news to you, but you have no business owning a flashcart. Being a pirate and having access to online functionality are two subjects that will eventually and inevitably be mutually exclusive. Getting banned for pirating games is not a matter of if, but when. Doesn't mean you can't have fun while it lasts and prolong the inevitable by taking as many precautions as you can, though!
     
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  6. Ra1d

    Ra1d GBAtemp Maniac

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    Wait, what ? How can you update a rom if your cart is not inserted, if all the roms are saved on the microSD inside the cart ?
     
  7. Fishaman P

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    A ROM is just that, a ROM. It can't be updated or patched.
    Patches are always saved separately to a different device. In the case of the 3DS, this is the system SD Card.
     
  8. Ra1d

    Ra1d GBAtemp Maniac

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    Yeah, but if the cart is not inserted, does e-Shop even recognize that the "owns" that game ?
     
  9. daxtsu

    daxtsu GBAtemp Guru

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    You don't need to own a game, or have even played it on your 3DS, to download patches for it.