Got a Gateway. How Best to Deal with Custom GBA VC's, and the like?

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  1. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    I had my 3DS XL on Firmware 4.x and the Gateways virtual Nand on 10.3.

    I installed RxTools and got some VC's and 3DSWare running, but am confused.

    It seems I have to go to the Web Site to enter RxTools which is annoying.

    Inside of the RxTools vNand I can only launch custom VC's and I presume downloaded 3DSWare.

    I have to exit, got back to the System NAND, and enter the Settings Menu to get into the Gateway's vNAND to play the 3DSware I bought, and also to play the 3DS titles on my Red Gateway Card.

    What is the best way to rig this up? Also I have the same custom VC's in my System NAND (won't load from there), nxTools, and some in the Gateway's vNAND which they also will not launch from, it's a mess and I'm looking for solutions to better organize all this, keep the custom VC's out of NANDs they can't work from, or make it so I can use them under both vNANDs, unify the NANDs, cold boot into rxtools, something.

    What to do, these guides got me this far, but I'm developing more questions the further I go.
     
  2. sgtkwol

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    My recommendation, update sysnand to 9.0-9.2 (use downgrade process, but hit upgrade instead). Then install/use themehax to launch gateway and rx.
     
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    Sounds good, 9.2 and rxtools for gba games and gateway 3ds for everything else.
     
  4. XDel
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    All right, then that brings me to themes. One guide I had read says that I need to go online and change my theme at least once, but I can not download a theme without updating the NAND. How does that work exactly?
     
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    The bad part about Firmare 9.x is you have to goto the Gateway page to initiate Gateway mode. :/
     
  6. Xenon Hacks

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    Thats old info you can launch Gateway through HBL.
     
  7. XDel
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    What is HBL?
     
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    You can actually use the Homebrew Launcher and the .3dsx they provided.
     
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    Oh that, ya still trying to find an easy to follow guide on setting it up.

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    I don't even know how to use .3dsx files yet.
     
  11. artur3004

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    menuhax is your allround answer
     
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