CFW can run retail games?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Warft, Oct 28, 2015.

  1. Warft
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    Warft Say my name!

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    Well, the title is the question.

    I want to use a retail game on a emunand with rxtools or reinand, can i play it with normally?
    I will losing my save?
     
  2. Xenon Hacks

    Xenon Hacks GBAtemp Guru

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    come on really...
     
  3. tony_2018

    tony_2018 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I called it...
     
  4. Tony_93

    Tony_93 GBAtemp Addict

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    If runs pirated games why wouldn't run legit ones?...
     
  5. ChrisN8

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    You can run retail games with Rxtools.
     
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  6. Ericjwg

    Ericjwg GBAtemp Psycho!

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    u can run with rx, cakes or reinand, but not gw
     
  7. Aroth

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    And in your rush to make the OP feel like an idiot, all of you missed the key part of his question.

    Warft wants to know if setting up rxtools or reinand with an emunand will make him unable to use the existing save on his retail carts.

    To answer your question, from what I understand if the save was created/played on a system with a firmware at 6.0 or higher, you will only be able to load the save on a system using 6.0 or higher. In the case of CFW like rxtools and reinand, as long as the emunand is at 6.0+ I THINK you are fine. Trying to extract the save to use with a .cia file might pose a problem or at least be complicated.

    Btw, assuming he is talking about using the retail cart to play the game, he CAN use it with GW. He just has to load into Classic Mode instead of GW Mode.

    Edit: This obviously only applies to games that use the 6.0+ save encryption. Older games do not have any issue at all.
     
    Last edited by Aroth, Oct 28, 2015
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  8. Ericjwg

    Ericjwg GBAtemp Psycho!

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    my bad, didn't state clearly:P
     
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  9. HaloEffect17

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    Finally, we have somebody who can answer a legitimate question without insult. How refreshing.
     
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