Does Sky3DS+ have a 128 game/ROM limit?

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  1. markmcrobie
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    I just got my Sky3DS+ and a genuine Samsung 128GB micro SD.

    I have 128 ROMS on the card, and I tried adding a few more (there's still 20GB+ free on the card). However the new ROMs I add simply won't show up when I press the orange buttons, the Sky3DS+ just skips past them.

    However if I remove a game, then add one of the new ROMs, it shows up just fine. This leads me to believe there is a 128 game limit?
     
  2. Naendow

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    I'm not owning a Sky3DS(+), but I've never heard of a game limit.
    There won't be much people that have so much ROMs on a flashcard. But maybe someone can confirm that.
     
  3. SomecallmeBerto

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    This might be a question to ask the Sky Team. Never heard of this myself.
     
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    I've done some more testing, and it definitely seems that any ROMs added after there are already 128 games on there don't show up. As soon as I remove other games so that the total is 128 or less, they show up.
     
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    What are the FAT32 limitations? Afaik there is a certain file limit, but I don't.know if it's 128 per folder.
     
  6. markmcrobie
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    Don't think it's that, cos I had 385 files on the root of my card - 128 games, 128 cfg files, 128 sav files and 1 settings.ini file.

    However I've done a bit more testing, and added WWE All Stars (a 2GB trimmed ROM) as my 128th game. Didn't show up. So I removed another game (much smaller) and now WWE shows up fine. So I have 127 games, or 382 files total.

    Something weird going on.
     
  7. iCEQB

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    Well then it's most likely a FW limitation from the cart, nothing wrong on your side.
     
  8. thaikhoa

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    How can you manage 127 games on Sky3DS? It's a pain on finger when switching between games. Anyway, it's good to know about its limitation.
     
  9. aos10

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    This,i can't imagine to press 60+ time to get to my game,and it's going to be worse if i don't remember which order is my game.
    Best solution,get 32GB card (3-4 of them) and label their SD adapter by letters (first card games from A to E)
     
  10. thaikhoa

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    You can hold on next or prev button for fast switching (skipping). 30 games on a SD is my limitation :D
     
  11. SomecallmeBerto

    SomecallmeBerto The Anti-Hero

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    Though I almost never use my S2ky+ anymore my limit was 10 games. I rarely played more then 3 games at one time anyways.
     
  12. GilgameshArcher

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    3ds is not just to play Pokémon, Mario, MH adn FE?

    Why so many games?
     
  13. markmcrobie
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    With Sky3DS+ remember you can move backwards and forwards through the games...

    By the way I'm posting this from the summit of Ben Lomond!


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  14. Hamstermascot

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    There's not really a limit, but when you reach 20-25 games or something it could skip over some of the games when you press the buttons. It will also take longer to load the game. So normally it takes about 3-5 seconds for the next game to appear, but it could take up to 15 seconds depending on the amount of games on it.