HBHM - The Homebrew home menu

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  1. shutterbug2000
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    Please check here if your interested in designing icons for the project. Thanks!

    What is this?

    This is a .3dsx file that hopes to make the home menu contained within the app as customizable as it can be.

    Why?

    I decided to make this as a sort of replacement for those who don't have a JPN 3ds, and as such cannot access the badge center. Sooner or later, I hope to have a full experience very similar to that, with the ability to download badges from a server in "packs" and (possibly) a crane game like the one on the badge center.

    How does it work?

    This actually uses the very same method as the regionfree launcher to launch games, so you could actually launch an out of region game with this. As of right now, it is configure to launch a gamecard and the USA/EUR System Settings app, and a SD card app configured by titleid.

    Configuring SD launcher

    The sdcard launcher uses the last 8 digits of the title id. The title id can be found by going to a website like 3dsdb, typing in the name, and looking at the last 8 digits. Place those in a file named "titleconf.conf". This will launch that title from the SD.

    I've attached the smdh, 3dsx, and 5 images which will need to be placed in the same folder as the 3dsx and smdh.

    The Goomba image will load a gamecard, the Koopa will load USA System Settings, the Spiny will load EUR system settings, and the question mark will load the configured application. Note that you could also replace these with another 48x48 png file with the same name and it would load that image instead.
     

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  2. Selim873

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    I'll have to try this! :)

    EDIT: This is an awesome Proof of Concept! The Goomba launched my game I already had in the system (Same region though) and, because I was curious enough, the Koopa just went black because I use a PAL 3DS. Hahaha
     
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  3. SLiV3R

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    Yeah! This is very cool :)
     
  4. shutterbug2000
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    I'm actually going to make a video, just a minute :)
     
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    I saw your post about wanting files from a Japanese system and eventually ended up with a link to this project of yours. Do you want the PAL version as well? I can upload and PM it to you.
     
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    Nah, don't really need those. I just wanted them to experiment with, but they won't do what I want sadly.
     
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    No worries!
     
  8. A_Random_Guy

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    Noice, hoping for the app to launch any title that we have on system
     
  9. Favna

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    No offense to the potential of this app, but if I understand this app correctly I really don't see the use of it. Why would you launch the homebrew menu first THEN launch something system settings if you can also just directly launch system settings before running *hax?
     
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    I would love to try out the pal version for you.
     
  11. SLiV3R

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    Well. This is just like Sunshell by Rinnegatamante. You have to launch hbl first. Then this.
     
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    Ah okay
     
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    Sunshell can replace HBL.
     
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    I personally use the homebrew luancher grid layout from @mashers and I really wouldn't want anything else right now haha.
     
  15. shutterbug2000
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    I can compile it later to launch PAL settings, just need to change title ids.

    Planning on this, just need to make a folder scanning function to scan the title folder.

    That IS one problem I see with this. The reason I have is to allow more customization, even if it is a bit of a pain to launch. It's mainly to fill the lack of the badge center on non JPN systems.
     
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    For those who are interested and can run NTR-CFW, the badge center works on any region with the language emulation plugin :)
     
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    I don't really understand this. Please make a video showing it off.
     
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    Or just try it? It's literally just two icons with the border from the home menu. The Goomba launches a cart using RegionFOUR, and the Koopa launches the USA System Settings menu, which on other regions, your 3DS will just go black until you force shut down. It's a fantastic proof of concept.
     
  19. VegaRoXas

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    I really was clueless what this exactly does till I saw a video about that badge center. Actually a nice concept! Gonna try it out soon :3
    Edit: Works fine, expect the system settings because I have a EUR 3ds.
     
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    Almost home for the day, will make some more then. Also will make a way to launch the other region system settings.