Day 2: R4DS

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Dec 2, 2007

Day 2: R4DS by Sinkhead at 9:51 AM (5,740 Views / 0 Likes) 57 replies

  1. Sinkhead
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    Former Staff Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    On December 13th 2006, Shaun announced the arrival of the R4DS, a new slot-1 flashcart. Not many people seemed to have heard of it, and it was mainly hidden in the 'slot-1 rush' that was happening at the time, when many, many new slot-1 flashcarts were being released within days of each other. I don't think anybody knew at the time what the R4 was going to turn into.
    But over time, the R4 began to get more and more popular, until it was (and still is) the dominant DS flashcart. N00bs posted about it on the official Nintendo forums, and the numbers of pirates increased rapidly (as documented in a recent article in the Times)

    So, overall, do you think the R4 has made the world a better place?

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  2. Banger

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    Voted meh, would have voted Fantastic! if it was the black one [​IMG]
     
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    Member MaHe one lazy schmo

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    When it came out, it was fantastic. But I switched to CycloDS a week ago. Much more professional, updated much more frequently (for the time being, at least).
     
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    I personally voted 'Meh' because although it is a great flashcart, it has done more bad to the scene than good. I don't know, I just get a little worried when my aunt asks me where she can buy an 'R3' when I had never even heard her talk about video games before...

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    Member skarthebloodchild Keep It Old School

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    fantastic.
    it is also the first flash cart i ever saw being sold in here.
    it is very popular and it may have a bad ending , who knows?
     
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    CycloDS hasn't been updated since November 5. That's not even the same month as this! I hereby declare the CycloDS dead. The team has run off with all your monies. They are currently laying on the beaches of Jamaica, laughing at all of you.

    Let the flamez begin!
     
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    Member Chotaz I'm back! :D

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    lolz at the post above xD

    meh, i dont like the R4DS and i'm, but i gotta admit it was the one that revolutioned the slot-1scene
     
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    i voted fantastic because i own one and it rocks...btw what so good about the CycloDS anwyays??
     
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    Member xalphax Internet killed the Ponystar.

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    i love mine.

    but not as much as i loved my g6lite in the slot-2 days!
     
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    well if there wouldnt be a R4 i wouldnt even bought a DS. so...
     
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    Same here, well any sort of mod cart.
     
  12. Joey Ravn

    Member Joey Ravn F*** you, Nintendo!

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    I voted Fantastic! I'm sure (I'm SURE) 'some' users will come and praise their almighty CycloDS... just wait and see, all the asses will start flaming. But I don't care. The CycloDS, the G6DS, the M3Real... those all may be great flashcarts, maybe even the best in the market, but I still don't care. My R4 does perfectly fine exactly what I bought it for: playing ROMs. It's easy to use, has almost, if not fully, perfect ROM support and nearly almost every homebrew app works in it. Why should I complain?

    I don't care what you rant about, the R4 is great. Keep your 'opinions' to yourselves, flamers.

    PS: This was directed to all those who were thinking on flaming. I'm thinking on a particular user, though, but it applies to all the 'fanboys' out there [​IMG]
     
  13. ShadowXP

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    Got one about 3 weeks after it was announced, and it's never let me down. I love the little thing to pieces. It does exactly what I want it to do - play me some DS games. I don't give a shit for how many fucking YouTube clips I can convert or how much pointless homebrew I can fill my microSD up with. The R4 plays games flawlessly and easily, and that's why it's fantastic.
     
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    great flashcart and it's still the one I would recommend to anyone who's unsure of which to go with. There's some nice features (some of which I never use) and overall the updates/fixes have been fast.

    No complaints from me
     
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    Well R4 is the best flash card imo. Ok it's the only one what i used with my ds which i sold btw. nothing to complain, worked like charm hehe
     
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    the blatant fanboys is showing....
     
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    well i voted fantastic from the home page because i didnt quite understand what i was voting for [​IMG] advent calenders are meant to have chocolate =(
     
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    R4DS is the best one. Still my fav [​IMG]
     
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    I agree, the R4 has become mainstream. It's a great flashcard, but it has gained too much popularity. That article on The Times just shows that. With the R4 becoming so popular, Nintendo will probable try to reduce piracy.
     
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    There is nothing that the R4 is missing that it had promised on it's release...
    It PLAYS all games and there is no doubt that it will stay that way.
    It has always been the mother of piracy and new features came about through the R4 of which the most important being Cheat system... i mean who thought of it?
    It's been the best and easiest to use and thus deserves to be fantastic
     

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