Horrible Dilemma

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by GreatCrippler, Feb 19, 2016.

  1. GreatCrippler
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    GreatCrippler Greatness Fallen

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    So, I just got the New Fire Emblem XL. Comes with 10.3. I have an Orange Sky3DS+, and had resigned myself to that, but now I am tempted to downgrade.... Hmmm... Opinions? Thoughts? Other Concerns?
     
  2. EmanueleBGN

    EmanueleBGN GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Downgrade and sell Sky3DS
     
  3. seijinshu

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    Downgrade. Definetly the best choice.
     
  4. cvskid

    cvskid GBAtemp Addict

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    I'd say go ahead and downgrade and keep the sky3ds+. No need to sell it unless you really need the money. That way you have the best of both worlds, .3ds/.3dz and .cia plus if you ever fill up your emunand with 300 .cia files installed you can use your sky3ds+ to bypass it by using .3ds/.3dz. You could use .3ds for single player games and .cia for online multiplayer games.
     
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  5. gamer4lif3

    gamer4lif3 GBAtemp Regular

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    If it was me i would try and downgrade as long as u have the correct files for your region and 3ds almost not possible to do a complete brick though it can happen
    biggest thing i seen for my self and what others post is frankinfirm where it don't complete downgrade fully.If downgrade don't complete correctly and u cant access browser
    you will need a cubic ninja real cartridge/eshop or OoT and a save dongle or another 3ds to put save on it and retry downgrade.
     
  6. TecXero

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    I'd give downgrading a go. At worst, you'd probably just end up having to upgrade to the current firmware and be stuck with the Sky3DS flashcart again.
     
  7. mashers

    mashers Stubborn ape

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    Keep the Sky and put Cubic Ninja on it as a convenient entrypoint for homebrew. Use it to downgrade and install CFW, then sell the Sky.
     
  8. gunner007

    gunner007 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    This about a 100x.

    In the case you soft-brick on a frankenfirmware, you will need CN/OOT to correct it. So at least hold onto it until then. Though to be honest I still held onto my old GW and a red sky 3DS (got for $10 lol when they announced blue) that I use to keep several copies of OOT/CN on for easy entrypoints.
     
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  9. GreatCrippler
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    GreatCrippler Greatness Fallen

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    Fair, I have 2 Skys (Blue and Orange) as well as CN and OOT... Hmmm, Thanks for the input all.
     
  10. XavyrrVaati

    XavyrrVaati Hobbyist programmer?

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    I'm doing the same thing. Unfortunately, I got black error screen during the downgrade (safesys started first try, gg) and now my settings or browser, or most games for that matter don't launch. Thankfully OOT boots. I though maybe it was a partial downgrade so I changed the OOThax to the 9.2.27U files, but it just freezes at ropbin is ready message. So maybe it didn't downgrade at all? *changes back to 10.3.27U* Let's try this... *An error has occured.* :'v </3
     
  11. XavyrrVaati

    XavyrrVaati Hobbyist programmer?

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    Okay, I changed BACK to the 9.2 oothax, and now it worked, finished downgrade process, and lets me open system settings<3
     
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  12. PurpleSkunk

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    This. No need to sell the Sky3DS+ unless you need the money back.
     
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    Keep the sky3ds+ for entrypoints.
     
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