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You can't. They have to be specifically compiled as a .3ds from source. If you have a Gateway, the only way you can use Ninjhax at the moment is to have a .cia of Cubic Ninja - I don't think cartrige/.3ds format copies of the game will work with Ninjhax.
 

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You can't. They have to be specifically compiled as a .3ds from source. If you have a Gateway, the only way you can use Ninjhax at the moment is to have a .cia of Cubic Ninja - I don't think cartrige/.3ds format copies of the game will work with Ninjhax.


he asked if he can convert 3dsx to 3ds, not 3dsx to 3ds

i heard that is possible, but why to do it ... just install ninjhax on gateway as ubergeek said
 

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he asked if he can convert 3dsx to 3ds, not 3dsx to 3ds

i heard that is possible, but why to do it ... just install ninjhax on gateway as ubergeek said

That's the same thing... And it doesn't matter which direction you go, it needs to be compiled from source regardless.
 

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i am almost sure i saw that you can convert somehow 3dsx to 3ds, but its impossible to convert 3ds to 3dsx
I think it is the other way around.
Could be wrong though, I have never read anything about converting 3DSX to 3DS or viceversa.
Only homebrew apps at the most, out of that I don't know.
 

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Hi There!!
Are you from Mexico, could you help me out with some questions ?

Yes I am.

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Short answer is, you can't.
So, does anybody have a clear turtorial on how to convert a 3dsx to 3ds and not all this convoluted nonsense?


Slightly longer answer is, this quote of my post from a while ago.
It's simple really, compile homebrew from source. Strip the .elf and build it as .3ds (and/or cia if you wish) :P
 
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he means compile ninjhax as 3ds file
read the post with calm people.
he does not want to convert a 3dsx to 3ds
he want to convert ninjhax (the 3dsx file) to 3ds
 

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I know that, but what tools are needed?

I'm wondering the same. There has been a range of homebrew that is delivered in .CIA, .3DSX and .3DS format. How exactly does one "strip" the .ELF file and make a .3DS rom out of it? :S

Edit:
Finally found an answer to that by myself :) It's mentionend on 3dbrew.org

http://3dbrew.org/wiki/Setting_up_Development_Environment

on the bottom of the page under "Building homebrew for distribution"

To build your homebrew open a terminal, browse to your homebrew's folder and run make.
  • This will build a .elf file and a .3dsx file together with an icon. The icon and .3dsx file are the format required for the Homebrew Channel.
  • To build a Gateway-compatible .3ds file you need to strip the .elf file and use makerom on it (with the provided RSF file):
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arm-none-eabi-strip [ELF file]
makerom -f cci -o [.3ds file] -rsf [RSF file] -target d -exefslogo -elf [ELF file] -icon [icon file] -banner [banner file]
 
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I'm wondering the same. There has been a range of homebrew that is delivered in .CIA, .3DSX and .3DS format. How exactly does one "strip" the .ELF file and make a .3DS rom out of it? :S

Edit:
Finally found an answer to that by myself :) It's mentionend on 3dbrew.org

http://3dbrew.org/wiki/Setting_up_Development_Environment

on the bottom of the page under "Building homebrew for distribution"
I appreciate your help, but I'm still confused :wacko:
 

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I appreciate your help, but I'm still confused :wacko:
Sorry, best I could do :/ I'm still new to 3DS homebrew in general and have just recently setup devkitpro & co...
I will try to go through the procedure soon and will write down some noob friendly guide if I succeed :)
 
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