I want to get a flashcard to play ds games but

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Plumsauce, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. Plumsauce
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    I'm upgrading to a new 3ds soon and was wondering about compatibility, is it only flash cards that play 3ds games that are being actively blocked with updates? will a regular ds one work? i read something about "ds mode" earlier, does that mean that it basically switches the operating system of the console to just a regular ds, ignoring firmware versions and etc?
     
  2. gamesquest1

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    No NDS flashcards have been blocked since 7.x, seems Nintendo gave up blocking them
     
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    awesome, thank you, i've been really wanting to play the SaGa remakes and stuff and was unsure if i should upgrade to the new 3ds xl or not
     
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    oh i've got another question, which would be the best and cheapest to get? if i just wanted to play ds games, that is
     
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    apoptygma GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I recommend one that runs the wood firmware. I've been using one for years, good cheap and stable. Most will recommend the DSTWO but I don't see the value of emulators and cheats at the cost of less battery life and a much more expensive cartridge.
     
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    If you just want Ds games and cheats the r4 does the job right? Not sure if it works on the new 3ds.
     
  8. Ritchie555

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    What u a stalker or sommit?
    I use r4 3ds rts. runs everything DS. emulators too.
    edit: N3ds on 9.0