Complete Beginner, helps plox?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Kaeta, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. Kaeta
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    I'm a complete beginner in doing anything with flashcards. All I know currently are the following:
    I have a Midnight Purple 3DS, it's firmware is 4.0.3-01u (Just bought it today.)
    The only flashcard I could find that works with this firmware currently is a: R4i Gold 3DS
    I have no idea where any trusted sites would be to buy one from. (I'm in the US, I really don't want to pay/wait for China to US shipping.)
    All in all, just throw links at me and I'll figure it out, Googling these things didn't help, just thread after thread after thread. Thanks in advance!
     
  2. ComeTurismO

    ComeTurismO CTO

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    Welcome to GBAtemp.


    A 3DS Flashcart your talking about is fake, because the 3DS hasn't been hacked. Read the stickies so you know more of it. Anyway go to http://shoptemp.net or Nds-card.com
     
  3. Fear Zoa

    Fear Zoa This... This is the world we live in

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    Nothing can currently play 3ds roms. That being said a few flashcards can allow you to play ds roms on a 3ds. Acekard 2i and the Supercard DS2 work and probably a few other ones.
     
  4. Fudge

    Fudge Remember that death is not the end, but only a tra

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    Assuming you update to the latest, the R4i Gold and Supercard DSTWO are the only flashcarts that currently work. If you stay on the current firmware, Acekard 2i will work too. Check the stuck topic i the 3DS homebrew forum.
     
  5. Kaeta
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    Kaeta Newbie

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    So, I'll take a look at those links you guise posted and see what would be the most cost effective. [Acekard 2i looks promising, so does Supercard DSTWO]
    But I knew about that none of these have hacked 3DS Roms, I'm strictly looking for something to play NES, GBC, and DS roms. GBA would be nice, but I don't wanna pay out the rear for a flashcard.
     
  6. xwatchmanx

    xwatchmanx GBAtemp's (Un)Ironic Weeaboo

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    The SuperCard DSTwo is great, especially if you want to play GBA or SNES games (it has onboard RAM, which gives it an extra boost needed to at least halfway-decently emulate some games on those systems). If not, I hear the EZ Flash Vi is great, too.
     
  7. tranfeer

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    I recommend you r4i gold 3ds(r4ids.cn),which can support 3DS4.3.0-10. If you do not care about the price, dstwo is another good choice. Do not get ak2i now because it can not support 3DS 4.3.0-10 at the moment.
     
  8. bazamuffin

    bazamuffin RESIDENT DILF

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    I agree, I'm considering switching to R4i Golds 3DS. Acekard take too long with updates, they used to be on top of the game but not any more
     
  9. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    http://gbatemp.net/topic/290097-which-flash-cart-should-i-get/

    The DSTwo is the most expensive cart, but that's relative. It's still cheaper than the cost of a new big-name DS or 3DS game.