DS Motion Card Now Available!

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Jan 5, 2007

DS Motion Card Now Available! by Opium at 1:12 PM (4,433 Views / 0 Likes) 15 replies

  1. Opium
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    DS Motion Card Now Available!

    Motion sensor card for DS homebrew







    The DS Motion Card is now available for purchase from the DSPassme store. The DS sized card contains an accelerometer and gyroscope, adding motion sensing functionality to DS homebrew projects.




    Tech demos that take advantage of the DS Motion Card have already been written. The author, KeithE, has provided the source code and information for developers to integrate motion sensing into their own homebrew projects. Here is what he says about the card:




    [​IMG] DS Motion Card Website
     
  2. TheStump

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    wow, sweet, does this dump do the exact same thing as the cart? im thinking NO. Nice find Opium. Looks tasty
     
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    Impressive...
     
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    Mmm Flight Simmulators and other things in the future, very cool.
     
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    Sucks for Slot 1 users.

    Still an awesome thing, hope I can get my hands on one for review [​IMG].
     
  6. michaelf

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    Will someone explain why I would want to buy this? I don't understand why I should pay $25 plus shipping to play some tech demos or some d-bag's homebrew. I don't mean to antagonize anyone, I just wan't to put d-bag in my post. Seriously, though, who's buying this and why?
     
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    This is a great product that future DS homebrew could really take advantage of. There might not be anything right now worth buying one for, but hopefully in the future some really interesting homebrew games and apps will be created that use it.
     
  8. Wanque

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    Interesting.

    But they obviously won't sell many until some piece of good homebrew takes advantage of it... and I can't think of any homebrew ideas that would work with it.

    Still, interesting to see they can fit all the motion sensitive stuff into a DS cart. I'd have thought they'd be much bigger.
     
  9. CWar

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    If this could somehow be integrated into retail DS games, it would be a hit. I'm not sure if that's possible though if they can emulate the directional pad and make it work while playing retail games.
     
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    impressive but really useless if you only have slot1 flashcard.
     
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    Woah, that's Revolutionary! [​IMG] Shaun, you need to get one and review it!

    I find it funny how they beat Nintendo to it...
     
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    I knew about this thing long time ago.

    It's worthless though. There're no worthy homebrew games without motion card, and I highly doubt that motion card will change anything.
     
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    haha, THERE ARE NO WORTHY HOMEBREW GAMES.

    they're free, dude. where does worth come into FREE?
     
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    Um... Like "Worthy of being played."? "Worthy of my time."? It makes sense, it's just wrong. The DS has an astonishing amount of high quality homebrew games and software.

    I ordered the thing already, let's see what people make of it. [​IMG]
     
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    I'm looking everywhere for good homebrew games...I cant find any man WTF....Someone wanna give me a good site or someting?

    And this thin "COULD" be pretty sick...so It can tell tillting left and right...what else? Wow amazing though
     
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