Can we download official 3DS themes from the shop for free?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by junior598, Aug 20, 2015.

  1. junior598
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    I'm really interested in that Splatoon theme!
     
  2. Pikasack

    Pikasack What is a title

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    You can but you have to go looking for them...
    But you can't really cough up $3 to get it?
     
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  3. kontrolaltdelete

    kontrolaltdelete Task Manager

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    No. That's pirating. Not allowed on these forums. There are however alternatives to download homebrew themes on this forum (see CHMM).
     
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  5. Hyperstar96

    Hyperstar96 GBAtemp Regular

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    No, you have to pay for them like everyone else. Or you can pirate them, but we don't do that here.
     
  6. MRJPGames

    MRJPGames Pretty great guy

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    Accept that 70+% of gbatemp users pirate. (This is a fact)
     
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  7. Hyperstar96

    Hyperstar96 GBAtemp Regular

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    Yeah, I'm well aware of that, but thanks for pointing out the obvious...
    I meant we don't talk about piracy here (i.e. "Here's a direct link to the Splatoon theme you wanted"). The most anyone does is refer to "'that' ISO site".
     
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  8. BroBuzz

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    Try 99%.
     
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    You just don't see 'em as they're removed...
     
  10. duwen

    duwen Old Man Yoshi

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    Most threads on here are discussing something related to piracy - what's not mentioned is the specifics of where to obtain pirated material.
     
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  11. ferofax

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    Download from the shop for free? That's stealing, no different from taking something from a store without paying for it. Actually, that's exactly the same, except in this case both the store and the item are digital.

    Download from somewhere else for free? That's piracy. We can't link here, but feel free to do it elsewhere. Google is your friend (although if you had to make a post, I'm guessing you didn't Google, or you didn't Google hard enough).
     
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  13. JFizDaWiz

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    official themes come in the form of CIA, ironhax will not allow you to install them if that is how you modded your 3DS
    you'll have to use CHHM or the like and use custom ones.
     
  14. junior598
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    I used Tubehax.
     
  15. CrystalForce

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    Trust me, they have been ripped for use with CHMM...
     
  16. JFizDaWiz

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    oops
     
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    I can't speak for others here, but the only reason I'd ever try to acquire official themes for free is in the specific case of the many Japanese exclusive themes such as the SEGA Dreamcast one, which can't be purchased outside of Japan. One could of course argue to simply import a Japanese 3DS, but you can't honestly expect somebody to pay up to $200 for a theme. Especially since the only ways to apply custom themes makes the system region free, eliminating any other reason to import.
     
  18. MRJPGames

    MRJPGames Pretty great guy

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    You can, if you can get the theme data out of a cia (which is possible), you can then install the theme using the exdatamanager thingy included in the starter kit. Much luck!
     
  19. Hyperstar96

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    Do I have to be as specific as possible about every little aspect?
    What people talk about is irrelevant; it is against the rules of the GBATemp forums to discuss where to obtain pirated content, as stated in the rules that I apparently need to quote word for word since neither of you can understand the concept of a "figure of speech":
    Is that specific enough for you?
    But to answer OP's question once again: Yes, you can; it's just as easy as downloading/installing a fanmade theme. No, we will not point you in any direction without breaking the site's rules.
     
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