DS games on A9LH

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May 14, 2016

DS games on A9LH by kofman13 at 1:12 AM (8,195 Views / 0 Likes) 63 replies

  1. kofman13
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    Hey guys recently setup A9LH+CFW on my n3DS, everything working great. But I kind of wanna play some DS Roms too as well. Any way to do this?
     


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    Flashcart is the only known method to do so.
     
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    Offtopic: is it just me, or has every single post you've made been in orange?
     
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    Flash carts are indeed the only way to do this, and will likely be for a while, in theory ds loading might be doable, but there's a lot that would have to go into making this work, so expect months if not years before this sees the light of day (if anyone's even actively working on it)
     
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    Indeed! I try to incorporate it into all of them. As to why I do it, I have no idea. I just do it on most forums I'm on. If it's a problem, though, I can stop...
     
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    No, it doesn't bother me. Mods might care, though.
     
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    Buy a flashcart, that's the only way to get DS ROMs to work on your 3DS, regardless of CFW or loader method.
    And no, there is no way to get DS games to work without a DS flashcart. This is a weekly question and it's always the same answer.
    There's really no rule against that, otherwise the option wouldn't be there. Just the community doesn't use them.
     
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    Or emulate them. I'd argue that nearly any $400+ computer can run DS games at 90% speed or more.
     
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    you can have neat forwarder .cia's though. Not really worth the effort to have .nds cias to be honest.
     
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    The forwarder just acts a means from the 3DS homescreen to an auto-execute kernel on the DS flashcard. You still need the flashcart to get DS games to work. It's basically the same as old days when people used Moonshell+YSmenu for their flashcart.
     
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    I just realize I have DSTWO flashcart from when I had DSi... Would that even fit in my 3ds? Lol
     
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    yeah but the point is, it's on the home menu. pretty neat.
    but yeah I'm aware :P
     
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    Yeah, actually that is pretty cool. I mean it's the closest you can get to launching your DS games from the 3DS homemenu.
     
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    I think whenever someone has A9LH they think their 3DS becomes Jesus Christ and can do the impossible.
     
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    Will my 3ds blow up if I stick a DSTWO in it
     
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    its gonna be a long time untilwe get sd nds redirection at the pace the ds mode scene is going
     
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    Step 1. Go Back In Time
    Step 2. Become a Nintendo Developer
    Step 3. Code DS roms into DSiWare
    Step 5. Profit!
     
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    just popped in my DSTWO from my dsi and it works great in my 3dsxl
     
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    Not sure why so many people outright ignored your previous posts, but yeah, dsTwo is one of only a handful of cards that actively pushed firmware updates after the 3ds aggressively pushed firmware updates to kill use of them.
     
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    The upside of this, is that banner icons on some DSi-Enhanced games will animate, which normally doesn't happen in a flashcard menu.
     
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