Is it worth getting an N3ds?

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  1. william341
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    william341 Last remaining VinsClone

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    Right now, is it worth getting one. For homebrew, of course.
     
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    Sure it is. Go for it.
     
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    I already have one so I can't really tell the difference, but it seems most emulators get a huge performance boost on n3DS (especially GBA, like, damn), so yeah, it's probably worth it.
     
  4. NuikopeaDemon

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    YES!!!!

    Especially for the Retroarch Port Emulators!!!!
     
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    Dead serious, even if emulators aren't your thing and CFW never comes... Xenoblade Chronicles is a really good game :lol:
     
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    william341 Last remaining VinsClone

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    actually, I'll probally get a GCW Zero, because more homebrews + emulators, and IDC about the emulators we have
    GIMME DOS EMULATOR NAW RETROARCH THEN ILL BE HAPPY
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    YES!!!!! Fantastic for emulation with RetroArch:)
     
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    that's the thing, I don't give a damn about emulators unless they run linux or dos. so no for me, I'll get a gcw zero.
     
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    I upgraded from the old non-xl 3ds, and i'm really enjoying it- at first I was like- this is dumb it's just bigger- but as I got into using it I realized how much more free I was to hold the system a little further back from my face, moving it around more with the stable 3d, I really fell in love with it- ironhax is just icing on the cake. Mind you I kept my old 3DS for gateway and whatnot.
     
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    Ouch :'( That Killed Me

    :gun::gun:
     
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    why?
     
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    If there's a DOS core for RetroArch then I'm pretty sure it'll eventually get ported.
     
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    Wait, has RetroArch on the 3DS really that much better now? :blink:
     
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    Saying you don't care about emulators when Retroarch has the best and it makes the VC Games on the Eshop useless

    But everyone has their cup of tea and that's all good

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    Well if your on the N3DS they play very bloody good

    http://buildbot.libretro.com/nightly/nintendo/3ds/
     
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    I don't have an N3DS...yet, at some point perhaps, does this include Genesis, Snes and GBA by chance?
     
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    Yup it does indeed :)
     
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    If you already have a 3DS, I'd say no, unless you want to have one for homebrew/modding and another for official nonsense. If you don't already have one, go for it.
     
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    He said he was getting a GCW Zero; it's a thing like a smartphone with actual buttons and analog sticks, designed for emulators. So most likely it plays everything better than the 3DS does at the moment.

    edit: woops wrong quote
     
  19. gudenau

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    Yes, Smash works better, you have Xenoblade Chronicles, more input, and better emulation support.

    To bad the 3D is still no good though. :-/
     
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    What? The 3D is pretty dope (not like I use it anyway buuuut...). Head tracking actually works pretty well.
     
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