Homebrew on DSI?

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Nov 9, 2008

Homebrew on DSI? by Zerotance at 1:33 PM (12,434 Views / 0 Likes) 24 replies

  1. Zerotance
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    Newcomer Zerotance Advanced Member

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    I searched youtube and saw this=


    Does this mean that he has got another homebrew working on the dsi?
    From his website:

    But then there is a video of him playing it on a DSI
    Another hack? By someone else?

    At Yasusoft's youtube channel, it shows him playing this on a DS lite, but someone else has got it on a DSI?

    EDIT: If you look at the first mini-second, it displays a menu like the NDS backup tool, but not any way on getting out of it from the video.
    Does he know something that we don't?
     


  2. Holaitsme

    Member Holaitsme 10/10 would be loyal again

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    Sorta cool
     
  3. Noitora

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    Really cool, I wonder if this is running through the SD slot...
     
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    if it does run on the sd card... lol
     
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    Just asking, but what homebrew is he playing? [​IMG]
     
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    Pop'n DS, I believe.
     
  7. ZenZero

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    its some sort of music game
     
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    Yeah, it's Pop'n DS. I wonder if Homebrew will have to be converted for the DSi...
     
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    That's good, now all the "Hello World" naysayers can shut it.
     
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    Go Yasu! Hopefully in about a month or so, we can play commercial ROMS on our DSi
     
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    Yay homebrew. I hope its through the SD slot. That means less money out of my pocket!
     
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    yay, that's awesome!
     
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    I was going to buy a cyclo DS but I should wait before spending my $$.
     
  14. Narin

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    Just a heads up folks, what was used to do this was a save game exploit. So far, there are currently 3 known save game exploits but so far, none of them can be used to play commercial games or flashcards, just homebrew. There are groups of people right now trying to find all the save game exploits they can.

    Now the problem with save game exploits is Nintendo can release Firmware updates that can patch these exploits and delete them off the game cartridges making them useless. So even if an exploit was used to play games/homebrew, once it becomes public, its only a matter of time before a firmware update is made to prevent it.

    So unless a custom firmware can be made, there is no long term solution to play pirated games or homebrew on the DSi. Now the problem is, the firmware is digitally signed making it near impossible for it to be hacked or a custom firmware to be used unless its signed by Nintendo.

    So as it stands, the only feasible method to get Homebrew and backups to run on the DSi at the moment would be through hardware modification such as a modchip unless the digital signature used by Nintendo is cracked. Keep in mind that the DS Phat and DS Lite used RSA signatures for download play which has yet been cracked even after numerous attempts by various groups to do so.
     
  15. War

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    The game seems to me to be Beatmania DS... thus the BMDS all over Yasu's quote.
     
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    This is great,this yasu guy is really smart at all this DSi hacking stuff.
     
  17. Maikel Steneker

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    Thanks for the info! So about the exploits: do you know if they're in DS or DSi games?
    Also, can Nintendo even update the firmware themselves?

    Actually, I'm not that worried about game exploits being patched by Nintendo. I mean, look at the Twilight Hack! It still hasn't been patched!

    Also, I wonder if something similar to the homebrew channel could work...
     
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    Though I'm not sure about the DSi Hardware itself, but the features and interface are very similar to Wii. I wouldn't be surprised if a Homebrew Channel is made.
     
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    The Twilight Hack was patched. The exploit remains, but Nintendo added code to the Wii to autodelete the TP savegame. Bushing & Marcan countered by changing the save's filename. Nintendo's next move will be to eliminate the newer save as well.

    If they did it for the Wii, they will do it for the DSi.
     
  20. Hop2089

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    Homebrew for DSi might come sooner than I thought. We'll just have to wait and see.
     

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