Is forcing ds games into widescreen possible?

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  1. Slasher115
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    Slasher115 Shizuo Heiwajima

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    Like the title says, can this be obtained by hacking or editing something like twl firm? I hate having to switch to my dsi xl for true widescreen
     
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  2. Xenon Hacks

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    Maybe edit TWL_FIRM?
     
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    Slasher115 Shizuo Heiwajima

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    Hmmm, think we could get apache to try this?
     
  4. Xenon Hacks

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    Let's see hey @Apache Thunder is that even possible?
     
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    He's been called into threads like that so many times lol
     
  6. Xenon Hacks

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    Well he's very knowledgable about the DS side of things
     
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    Yeah he is, i mean he got all of those dev ds apps to work and the ds menu
     
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    Very true. I just think it's funny because I myself have been like "hey tag:apache what'chu think?"

    Sorry for derailing
     
  9. Xenon Hacks

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    Nah I was gonna do it before you posted anyhow :P
     
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    Well now we wait
     
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    I wonder if it makes Apache Thunder feel cool . . . or like a tool I mean at some point it's got to get annoying that people tag him like they were conservationist and he was endangered
     
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    If I was Apache I'd abridge this and make it my sig
     
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    If you press select and start at the same time When booting the game it will go widescreen i think.
     
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    No thats sets it to the proper resolution which makes it even smaller
     
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    On that note it is select OR start. You don't have to hold down both at the same time. Even says so in the manual. Regardless I'm interested to see if it is possible as well. I don't think so but who knows. Maybe there is a NTR patch that would work or something.
     
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    I way to stop it from getting all blurry (I forget what it is formerly called) would also be nice. It's the one reason I prefer playing DS games on my DSi XL rather than my N3DS.
     
  17. Allahu_Spooky_Cena

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    As said by smealum himself:

    You could do this and upscale ds games to the 3ds resolution.
     
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    Not a NTR patch but rather a TWL_FIRM patch would be required, if it is possible at all. Though if someone does manage to make such a patch I am sure it will be added to Luma pretty quickly.
     
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    For some reason I was thinking it was possible to patch TWL_FIRM in memory using NTR...
     
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    Personally, I'd like to see an AGB_FIRM patch to fix the awful darkened/blurry colour palette before any TWL_FIRM patches. DS Games would just look bad stretched to widescreen without any filters available.