GBA games on 3DS (using r4i?)

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by themperror, Oct 4, 2013.

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    themperror GBAtemp Regular

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    Is it possible to play GBA games on the 3DS with the possible use of the R4I Gold cards?

    I'd really want to play some Pokemon games or Super Mario World Advance 2
     
  2. IronClouds

    IronClouds GBAtemp's Pokébro

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    As far as I know, the Supercard DSTWO is the only flashcart that can run GBA games on the 3DS.
     
  3. Vappy

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    I'm sure it'll be possible eventually, since the 3DS supports GBA download titles.
     
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    Yeah, probably. But for now, it's just the DS2 that can run them (again, AFAIK).
     
  5. nl255

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    You can using gbaemu4ds but the compatibility isn't nearly what you would expect as in order to run at any reasonable speed it has to work as a hypervisor/VM rather than an emulator and the DS doesn't even have a MMU (hardware that lets you trap access to certain areas of memory) to help with it.