Here's my take on it!

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Centrix, Jul 31, 2009.

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  1. Centrix

    Centrix Stop Poking the Moogle!

    Aug 28, 2008
    United States
    I agree with every one to a point, I look at the DSi as sorta of a mini-Wii, It's interface, Download service, built in flash drive, and the SD card slot are all very much the same. So I thought about this matter for a sec and thought well why not just convert the Wii's emulators for the SD card? It would work fine then right?
  2. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

    Jun 2, 2007
    United States
    Georgia doesn't work that way. At all.
  3. Jamstruth

    Jamstruth Secondary Feline Anthropomorph

    Apr 23, 2009
    North East Scotland

    There are a few problems with your solution here.
    1. The DSi's architecture is COMPLETELY different to that of the Wii's. It has a different processor with a lower clock speed AND less RAM.
    2. Different processor mean that different coding is required to run the programs. Its the whole reason we need emulators in the first place. Emulators reinterpret the coding in the games into language that the processor you are using can understand.
    3. Wii emulators will require a LOT more resources than are available on the DSi.
    4. The DSi mode has not been completely hacked yet. We cannot load software off the SD card slot yet all we can do is inject a small bit of code into a save game file and execute it.

    That should just about cover it. Have I missed anything?

    Btw this is what I am doing to this man's dreams [​IMG]

    Quick realisation of something else I should have put above.
    5. The DSi and Wii's input methods are completely different.
  4. Da-Bomb1

    Da-Bomb1 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 19, 2009
    BC, Canada
    It's like trying to Super Mario 64DS the DS to the NES. Not gonna happen.
  5. RiderLeangle

    RiderLeangle GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 29, 2009
    United States
    But they got Super Mario 64 on a DS! We just got to rip the N64 emulator out of the game and inject our own roms! And the N64 must have been backwards compatable with SNES because they both use cartridges and since wii, ds and gba are backwards compatable that must mean all nintendo consoles are backwards compatible!

    *Note to self.. Fake or not don't write like this again.. I felt my IQ dropping while typing it...*
  6. OSW

    OSW Wii King

    Former Staff
    Oct 30, 2006
    Sorry man, try learning some coding first.

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