Homebrew Launcher for a9lh?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by PaiiNSteven, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. PaiiNSteven
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    I'm used to launching Decrypt9 and apps like that from the homebrew launcher, kind of like a hub for homebrew. So I was wondering if it exists/is possible? Thanks :D
     


  2. daxtsu

    daxtsu GBAtemp Guru

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    You could use ctrbootmanager9 to boot A9LH payloads with a GUI, but if you mean instead, "Can I run the actual Homebrew Launcher from A9LH?" the answer is no, because the 3DS OS isn't running while A9LH is (and the HBL needs said OS to work).

    On the other hand, if someone launched NATIVE_FIRM (i.e. the 3DS OS) and figured out how to launch the HBL instead of the Home Menu, then sure. But either way, you'd need FIRM to be running.
     
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  3. jimmyleen

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    Small rumor has it some well known dev is working on it. And before anyone asks me who it is tough shit I won't say, you just have to wait like good boys and girls. :D

    Edit: if you know what thread to look for on gbatemp you will find the dev's name being mentioned in a topic between me and some one else.
     
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  4. SomeGamer

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    Of course! The Blue Moon 3DS flashcart team!
     
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  5. PaiiNSteven
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    Awesome! Thanks for the info. Do you know if this is grid launcher supported?
     
  6. SomeGamer

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    Any boot.3dsx file.
     
  7. jimmyleen

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    There is no details about the hb launcher, I only know the person who is working on it.

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    If you find the dev than you can ask him or her.
     
  8. PaiiNSteven
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    Awesome. I'll be on the lookout.
     
  9. SomeGamer

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    BTW I don't see why anyone would need a HBL anymore. Just install it as a CIA, problem solved.
     
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  10. Ryccardo

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    So true, unfortunately a lot of homebrews aren't possible or simply don't exist as cia!
     
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  11. daxtsu

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    Mostly for non-cfw users or those who are getting close to the 300 icon limit on the home menu, I suppose. Or for the few apps that can't really operate as CIA (SVDT (just use JK or SDF), and HANS, but you can use NTR, I guess).
     
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  12. SomeGamer

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    Why would anyone want having 300 apps installed at once?
     
  13. daxtsu

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    Pack-rats and/or those who like to have a Virtual Console icon for every game instead of using emulators like BlargSNES or PocketSNES.
     
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    And badge (ab)users!
     
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    Lol. People like me who rather have the option of games, instead of running BlargSNES - that said, Turtles in Time on that is some kind of wonderful.
     
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  16. jimmyleen

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    Chances are the dev is trying to figure out how to load and boot .bin home brew directly from the hb launcher.

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    The person who is the most versed in creating homebrew for the 3ds is about to go work for the big M.
     
  17. Logan Pockrus

    Logan Pockrus Knawledge is key.

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    The grid launcher is 100% the same as the homebrew launcher, just an alternative GUI.

    So yes, support is garenteed.
     
  18. jimmyleen

    jimmyleen GBAtemp Maniac

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    It sounds to me like you know something I don't.
     
  19. Logan Pockrus

    Logan Pockrus Knawledge is key.

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    Do you mean in terms of development? If so...uh...*ahem*...well, I don't.... :blush:


    (But really, I'm more uninformed than tumblr, in relation to politics.)
     
  20. LinkSoraZelda

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    I'm 100% sure any and all homebrew work from the Homebrew Launcher cia.

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    This is literally the same as asking why collectors collect.
    Plus, who wants to go to that ISO site each time you want something rather than just have it on your menu, ready for you? You'd might as well use carts if you have like four games on your menu.