Help me! Regarding a cart

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  1. Plasma Shadow
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    I have no fucking idea.
    Right, I need help with a decision. I have a 3DSXL for Christmas on firmware 4.5, fit for Gateway/R4iDeluxe and I was wondering...
    I have enough money for R4i Deluxe, and the cheapest option for me is Zhuzhuchina, is it worth buying it now? I want to use my XL when I get it, but I doubt that ill be able to if i buy that, since im based in the UK. However, I wont get enough money for one of these carts for a while, so its a hard decision for me.

    So should I buy the cart, or wait for 6.3 to get cracked? (my regular 3ds will not be used when I get the XL, and that is on 6.3 or something)
     
  2. Duo8

    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    Don't wait. You'll never know when a new exploit will be found.
     
  3. Plasma Shadow
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    I have no fucking idea.
    Hmm i guess, but that means I can't use my 3DSXL on Christmas, which was something I was looking forward to using:/ Can you see my problem?
     
  4. Pong20302000

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    use the Gateway files to play your games

    you can play all the new games but preserving the hack
     
  5. Plasma Shadow
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    I have no fucking idea.
    What do you mean? I havent got enough to get a Gateway:s
     
  6. Duo8

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    Appearantly you don't need a GW to use its files.
     
  7. Plasma Shadow
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    I have no fucking idea.
    Oh right, please forgive me if this is a stupid question, but I obviously need one of the 2 flashcards to use the files right?

    (I dont fancy buying a r4ideluxe from China, i wont have it till. like march and i have around $45...Zhuzhuchina is the only one selling it at that price)
     
  8. Duo8

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    Any DS flashcard would do.
     
  9. Plasma Shadow
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    DS Flashcard...like an Acekard?

    Is he basically saying I can play those roms using Gateway files on an Ak2i? o.o
     
  10. Pong20302000

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    you need just a DS Flashcard that works on 4.5.0 to install the DS settings hack
    once you have that you can use the RedNAND hack and once you have that you only then need a flashcard to play 3DS roms
    but you can use the RedNAND to load official carts that would of required to update previously
     
  11. Duo8

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    You can do anything a normal GW could except ROMs.
     
  12. Plasma Shadow
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    I have no fucking idea.
    Can you explain how to do the redNAND?
    I found out how to install the Settings hack, just dont know what to do afterwards.

    And Duo8, oh right, so this is sort of pointless? or is this a way to keep my firmware and still be able to play Pokemon Y?
     
  13. Duo8

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    Copy launcher.dat to 3DS SD. Hold L when entering DS Profiles.
    This IS the way. Just use EmuNAND/RedNAND.
     
  14. Plasma Shadow
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    and thats how to do redNAND? So what will happen if I do what you just told me, and tried ot play Pokemon, will it try to force update or delete my save or what?
     
  15. Duo8

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    http://www.gateway-3ds.com/ - EmuNAND
    Update the EmuNAND to 6.3 and enter classic mode. Then play.
    Don't use that card with other 6.x systems though.
     
  16. Plasma Shadow
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    I have no fucking idea.
    I feel like such an idiot now...but how do I update the emuNAND? All of this is new to me so xD

    EDIT: It was on the site xD thankyou! So this preserves my firmware until I recieve my r4i ?
     
  17. Duo8

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    You enter EmuNAND mode and do a system update.
    Read the forum before doing that though. Some people failed.
     
  18. Plasma Shadow
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    Alright thankyou. All i have to do is make sure the system firmware at the time of updating begins with GW3DS or some shit xD thanks!
     
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    I have no fucking idea.
    Sorry for the double post, but I found something out.

    If I make emuNAND, i cannot play Pokemon X/Y as the saves are not compatible...this is a huge problem for me...
     
  20. Pong20302000

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    saves only not compatible if you have already started a save on the cart on another 3DS