Question How close are we to memory access / edits?

Discussion in 'Switch - ROM Hacking, Saves, Translations & Tools' started by povlur., Jun 18, 2018.

  1. povlur.

    povlur. GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 1, 2016
    title, i miss tcpgecko!!! :yayu:
  2. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    Technically it is available more or less right now (see splatoon 2 hacks), and the thing that allows you to run custom games/overwrite a game with another and in doing so bypass checks would allow you to stick your own instructions in.

    As far as something you would recognise as a cheat engine (think peek and poke, maybe full dump as well), not necessarily a fully developed one with all the nice compares built in... no idea. We have the access and the in for it all, however it seems like we might see something like the 3ds scene again where various anti piracy/cheats/fun people will do many of the core hacks, those wanting the fun stuff maybe coming in later. On the other have if TX are doing what they do then whenever they get around to it. Similarly someone could patch a kernel or relevant service tomorrow.
  3. Zyvyn

    Zyvyn GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Aug 9, 2017
    United States
    well LayeredFS allows something very similar to NTRCFW on 3ds
  4. ZoNtendo

    ZoNtendo GBAtemp Fan

    May 25, 2015
    You don't even need tcpgecko tbh, LayeredFS and some other stuff allow you to do the same thing.
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