How to play DS games (>4mb) on 3DS?

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  1. ArviDroid
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    Hi. From what I have gathered you can now play certain DS on 3DS if they are under 4mb? If this is true, how shall I make it work? Do I simply have to convert the .nds to .cia or what? Thanks in advance.
    EDIT: Wrong title! It´s supposed to be <4mb!
     
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    its not true
     
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    Oh, okay. Pointless thread then. Thanks for clarifying.
     
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    Yes but ask if he could play ds games. He didn't mention what kind of games.
     
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    If you have an NDS flashcart, including the blue Gateway cart, Luma 3DS allows you to use it, even if it was previously blocked by an update. Then you can play NDS ROMs of any size.
     
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    He likely messed up typing the title
     
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    I know, but a moderator have to change the title. XD
     
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    You buy one of these, OP:

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    I'm pretty sure retail NDS game wouldn't even work on TWLoader since I'm pretty sure it's mostly designed for DSiWare, DSi comptabile homebrew and DS demos since retail DS games and DSiWare read data differently (DS games always read from slot 1 while DSiWare reads from NAND (or SD card for this instance))
     
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    Okay, I´ll check it out!

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    That might be true! For some reason I never got the grip on how to properly use the "crocodile jaw" in certain situations! Pardon!

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    I know that! :)
    But it´s more convenient to load them off your SD card since it´s for FREE!!!

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    Wait now I confused myself. Did you think I meant roms over 4mb? Because I didn´t! XD
     
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    It would be more convenient if you could play DS games over 4mb.
    That is not the case, so just buy one since it really is the most convenient because is the only way to run most (or every) DS retail rom.
     
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    You got me there. But I´m not sure if I should buy one, because you´ll be able to load all DS games off the SD card soon (hopefully).
     
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    *people see if native rom loading off sd card is possivle*

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    DS flashcarts are dirt cheap now unless you are looking for a DSTwo. And you don't even have to worry about the next firmware update patching it out like back in the day. May as well get one since 1) it's tried and tested and 2) what is a few dollars in the grand scheme of things?
     
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    You can't know that. People has being saing that for months and here we are.
    So, if you really want that bad to play DS roms, buy one. If not, wait for long time and let developers work without hurry them up with post like this one...
    Really, people, there are posts like this one or this one to be aware of what's happening. This posts just say you did not read or investigate enough.
     
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    I actually have read both of those threads. I was sure that you could play demos, certain homebrews and under 4mb games. But my question was how. On the TWLoader post I couldn´t make out if he was talking about the SD card or not ↓↓↓
    I also want things confirmed so that I haven´t missunderstood anything. Pretty normal, right?
    And I didn´t mean that the developers had to hurry. That "(hopefully)" at the end was supposed to clarify that I didn´t mean it and that I only hoped it would happen soon. There´s nothing wrong with wanting something?
    The first row of the TWLoader thread ↑↑↑ This is why I thought that loading off the SD card would be a reality soon. I weren´t being rude.
     
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