DS Upper screen - Can it stretch to 3DS size?

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  1. EarlAB
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    Title. I just want to know because Phantom Hourglass Upper Wide Screen sounds like it might be even better.
    Even if it messes it up in a non-gamebreaking way.
     
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    Nope, it's not possible.
     
  3. dpad_5678

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    Above answer is wrong. It's possible but requires a TWL_FIRM modification
     
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  4. EarlAB
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    I don't trust ye Vinny, sorry. :3
    I'll wait until somebody else replies.

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    See?
     
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    Don't do it Garfield.
     
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    Nobody has figured this out, so technically, it isn't possible.
     
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    Get on your ass and make it possible slave. :3
     
  8. Inorizushi

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    My question is why you would even want to.
     
  9. hobbledehoy899

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    That's not how software gets made, fucker. >:^(
     
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    Because I have an Old 3DS, non-XL and I kinda ripped my limited edition DSiXL in half...
    @Inorizushi
     
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    :blink:
     
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    You don't even deserve this hardware.
     
  13. Ricken

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    Shibuya, The small one from Vegas
    Kinda ripped it?
    Tape it

    But if you really ripped it... ay yai yaie
     
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    It was an accident. They were so fragile.
    Anyways, I gotta go for now.

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    And yes, it was about 3 years ago. The wires and everything were mangled.
     
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    You seem to confuse existence and possibility. It is possible, but it would require work.
     
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    Was this proven possible though? I dare to ask.
     
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    It is, just like AGB firm editing is to make the screen brighter
     
  18. evandixon

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    This reminds me of the Gameboy Advance: when playing Gameboy Color games, L/R would toggle stretched screen mode.

    Something similar is probably possible (after all, the display is already scaled, we'd just be changing the aspect ratio), but since I have zero experience actually doing something like this, I shouldn't speak for those who can. My guess is that there's just some constants in TWL_FIRM that correspond to the scaled size, but who knows, it might not be that simple.
     
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    Honestly, I don't get why people like versions of older games (VC or backwards compatibility) running at a stretched out aspect ratio. Stuff like DS/GBA stretching on 3DS is fine, but it'd look awful stretched to full screen.
     
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    It is if you're also giving money to the dev via Patreon or some other shitty service similar to it
     
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