How EXACTLY Do You Recieve The Purple Pieces For PuzzleSwap?

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  1. mrtimotei
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    mrtimotei The Legends' Proxy

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    I know that if you tag someone who has a purple piece, then you can get it from them.

    Aside from that, I have no clue how to get the purple pieces.

    Does anyone know? If I remember correctly, you can also get them from SpotPass, right?

    I find this completely false though, because I have never recieved a piece from SpotPass...

    Aside from when they introduced a new board given to you, and they give you one piece to start off with...
     


  2. jrk190

    jrk190 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Actually, while playing Mario Kart one time, I recieved TWO purple pieces. Once, it was in the GBAtemp races, the second time in public. I'm not really sure though.
     
  3. frogboy

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    So you've gotta recieve 'em through SpotPass?
     
  4. kirbymaster101

    kirbymaster101 GBAtemp Maniac

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    according to some poeple its the very 1st puzzle piece you get when you first play the game. you have a chacne of getting a pink piece.
     
  5. mrtimotei
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    mrtimotei The Legends' Proxy

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    So... my only chance of getting A pink piece, is if it's the first piece I get when I get a new board...

    Thanks, Nintendo, for making this whole PuzzleSwap idea fun, but also impossible to finish...
     
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  6. kirbymaster101

    kirbymaster101 GBAtemp Maniac

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    not really? plenty of people when you streepass have th epink pieces. Nintendo trying to motivate people streetpassing.
     
  7. mrtimotei
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    mrtimotei The Legends' Proxy

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    I know that... but the problem is that, let's just say, I don't have a very good mobility to go around and tag people all the time... (Unless I wait another year to get my liscence!)

    I just wish they would have a server, or something, that, daily, if not, weekly, gives one pink piece through SpotPass...
     
  8. TehSkull

    TehSkull Living the life

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    I wish that the free piece they give you was guaranteed to be pink. I got all of 4 pink pieces while I was at New Orleans Comic Con.
     
  9. Narsus

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    All 4?
    I need 20 pink pieces already (
     
  10. RupeeClock

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    This morning I turned on my 3DS and found my Streetpass Mii Plaza had spotpass data, it made a big deal about giving me a puzzle piece for a Kid Icarus Uprising puzzle.
    Not a pink piece though, just regular.

    I've never received any pieces through spotpass before, even with the number of hours I've spent playing Mario kart online, although not in a community, hmm.
     
  11. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

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    lol only missing the Kid Icarus purple pieces

    go to an event

    lots of people have the purple pieces
     
  12. lokomelo

    lokomelo Edson Arantes do Nascimento

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    Video game parties are the main source of pink parts, you should try like Pong said.

    This is true even here in Brazil, where we have very few 3DS players.

    (by the way, I have about ten pink parts and I usually go out without my 3DS)
     
  13. TehSkull

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    "All of X" is an English phrase meaning you're disappointed with a low number.
     
  14. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    i agree wholeheartedly, i think nintendo thinks that everyone lives in a busy city like tokyo or something, it's hard to get streetpasses, let alone spotpasses, i only get around maximum 3 streetpasses a week and i hardly play online on my 3ds anyway.
     
  15. mrtimotei
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    mrtimotei The Legends' Proxy

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    But, you see, I live in Connecticut, USA. The only events that get hosted here, are (sometimes) PAX, and Conneticon...
    And like I said earlier, I'm not old enough to go driving around places... so I'm kinda screwed...
     
  16. vivanlai

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    Pink piecs in Puzzle swap can only be recieved with via StreetPass that mean you cannot get pink pieces with PlayCoins.

    I have these panels

    the legend of zelda-completed
    super mario bros wii-completed
    donkey kong country returns- uncompleted (not even halfway!)
     
  17. Eerpow

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    Purple = Pink now?
    I've also recently received a kid Icarus piece through spotpass.
     
  18. Narsus

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    There are two more purple pieces puzzles - Star Fox 64 (4 purple), Super mario 3D Land (8 pieces). Its mine. Maybe there is more of them.
    And Kid Icarus of 'cos
     
  19. yab

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    well to be fair, the empty spots are purple, you don't see they're pink until you actually get one


    In Japan they got Iwata as a Spotpass and he had all the puzzles completed. That was for Japan's one year anniversary of the 3DS. I wonder if they'll do the same for North America next month as well. (Probably with Reggie)
     
  20. Eerpow

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    Oh thanks, that explains it.