I'm trading in my 3DSXL console for a 2DS!

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by kongsnutz, Oct 10, 2013.

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Are you trading in a 3DS for a 2DS?

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  2. Nope!

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  3. Maybe!

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  4. I hate the 2DS!

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  1. kongsnutz
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    What are the tempers thoughts on this?
     
  2. FireGrey

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    Please explain.
     
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  3. GreatZimkogway

    GreatZimkogway Still a Touhou Fanatic

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    And why exactly does this thread exist?
     
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  4. kongsnutz
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    Here's my explanation Pauline-

    • Don't care about 3D effect.
    • Better form factor for my hands.
    • Nicer button placement.
    • Don't like hinged consoles much.
    • Looks retro, almost Famicon like.
    • Smaller screen makes games look better, not stretched like XL.
    Umm, why not, I want an overview on tempers look at the 2DS. Why does any thread exist) :P
     
  5. SolidSnake95

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    My thought is that I should buy a gun for the sole purposes of sending you to your doom. Such brains are a waste to society.
     
  6. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    Hey, if he wants to get a 2DS, let him get a 2DS. Everyone has the right to their own personal opinion. Even though I'd slap you in the face with a small trout for wanting the 2DS, I respect your opinion. :)
     
  7. relminator

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    Hey, you can use a 2ds as an ax or a wedge to open stuck doorways.

    Can't do that with my 3ds.
     
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  8. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    I'm not sure how 2DS can be a better form factor for your hand.

    Also, 3DS and 3DS XL simply has better resale value than 2DS.
     
  9. Snailface

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    I wish you had an option for, "gonna buy 2ds without trade-in". As it is, your poll is heavily stacked against the 2ds because of that.
     
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    DinohScene Capture the Dino

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    Bold move OP.

    I'd never do it tho.
     
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  11. Xarsah16

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    Why not just skip the middletrout and slap him with the 2ds? ;)

    What the system reminds me of are those portable third party genesis/SNES systems I've seen with the small screen in the center, which feel ginormous and stupid in the hands.
     
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  12. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    Is the 3DSXL firmware 4.5?

    If so... :wtf:
     
  13. stanleyopar2000

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    OP's a fa--- eh nevermind. Too cliche.

    by the way...if i'm not mistaken, aren't you that bloke who got sued by Nintendo?...what was that like?...(if they didn't C+D your ass for even talking about it)
     
  14. loco365

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    But anyway, the thing is, most of the things the 2DS is made for, the 3DS already has, minus the entire system layout. Heck, you can disable the 3D entirely. I'd rather have a 3DS that has the 3DS disabled (But costs more) rather than an unfoldable brick I have to carry around that won't fit in a pocket easily.

    Your decision though. If you find the 3DS fits your needs, more power to you.
     
  15. calmwaters

    calmwaters Cat's best friend

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    Why would you trade something in for a 2DS? Those things suck.
    The GameBoy has 3D disabled and has better resale value than the 2DS. (I'm not going to go out on a limb and say 3DS)
     
  16. kongsnutz
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    You're right but hey, just click yes.
     
  17. kongsnutz
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    Yes, that was me. Whilst I'm not going into details, I will say... I fucked up. Never again.

    Where the buttons are placed on the 2DS are actually a better position for my hands and won't give me cramps any more during long play sessions.

    Not in it for the resale value, I still have access to a 3DS XL of my wifes if indeed I just can't do without it and I also like collecting Nintendo consoles.

    One thing of note is that the 2DS is actually small, smaller than a XL and just larger than the OG 3DS. It looks big in pics but trust me hold one and it's different.

    Nope - and I wouldn't of cared if it was, no interest in the gateway or any piracy, never did.
    (If you remember I bought legit the Mario I got in trouble for)
     
  18. sion_zaphod

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    Don't see the point in 2DS unless Nintendo are gonna release a separate 3D device to use on this console perhaps a 3D Visor/Helmet much like the virtual boy. There has to be some catch as to why Nintendo would release such a pointless console other than screwing money from a naive public that dont know how to use the 3D effect slider on normal 3DS to turn off 3D.
     
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  19. kongsnutz
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    It's actually aimed at kids under 7 who by law they can't sell 3D images to. You'll notice on ever 3DS game it states 3D mode not for kids under 7, it's even on the box of the console.
    What if little Jimmy who is 5 (Cough...28....cough) wants to play Pokemon X?

    Just turn the 3D off is a good solution, however, kids will still break the hinges of DS systems, having worked at EB Games for many years, I know this too be true.
     
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  20. Clydefrosch

    Clydefrosch GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I hope you actually did spend some time trying the 2DS before you trade those in. When I held one, the L/R buttons were really annoying to reach