Is my 3DS going to be bricked?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by edwrar, Jun 25, 2012.

Jun 25, 2012

Is my 3DS going to be bricked? by edwrar at 9:22 PM (4,925 Views / 0 Likes) 42 replies

  1. edwrar
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    I put an old R4 card in my 3DS and it didn't show anything. I was scared. So I turned it back on and everything was fine, I could go to the eshop and everything. I'm just wondering if this happened to other people and will my system will be bricked? I have a Zelda 3DS and I love it. Sorry if this question has been asked before, I'm just really scared right now.
     


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    Member EyeZ GBAtemp Addict

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    Will it be bricked?...... :unsure:
     
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    like, will it die?
     
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    Newcomer sychotix Advanced Member

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    I think its already bricked.

    http://gbatemp.net/topic/284730-3ds-bricking-rumor/
     
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    Not it wont. Trust me, im too lazy to explain why, so can someone quote this post, and tell this person why?
     
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    No. Cards that don't work on the DSi won't work on the 3DS. That's why the R4 didn't show.
     
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    Thanks, jw, will nintendo brick my 3ds in the future? I really regret putting it in.
     
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    Member EyeZ GBAtemp Addict

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    Well you won't be putting it in again....will you?
     
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    NEVER. I'm just wondering if it could get bricked w/ a update.
     
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    No, you'll be fine.
     
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    They can't brick it.

    You purchased it so it's yours to decide what to do with it.

    Besides Ninty can be sued by millions of people if they brick the 3DS for putting in a R4.
     
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    K, thanks for the info guise! this 3ds is never going to touch a flashcart ever again.
     
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    like said they cannot brick it they will get sued for it
     
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    They don't have the right to do it!
    It's not convennient for them to do it!
    Even if they did, you wouldn't be affected, since the original R4 is not read by 3DS!
     
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    Read the sticky with 42 pages saying its never going to get bricked. The end.
     
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    What do you mean that the DSi is not read by 3DS? I have like the super old R4DS flash cart from 2008 or something. the DSi wasn't even out yet.
     
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    He meant that when the DSi came out it introduced a form of security to stop flash carts, and the 3DS includes it too, so if a cart never worked on the DSi there's no way it'll work on the 3DS.
     
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    Sorry, there was a typing mistake, I'll correct that!
    What I wanted to say is R4 is not read by 3DS, it's not read by DSi
     
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    Which one?

    Nowadays "R4" simply means the design - there is no "real" R4 out there anymore, although the Team did seem to resurface lately.

    There *are* DSi and 3DS compatible R4's out there, it's just that they're mostly horrible clones and the only one that's worth anyone's time is the R4ids.cn.

    A review is available HERE, written by yours faithfuly Rydian.

    The card pretty much offers the same functionality as the Acekard 2i thanks to Wood compatibility and is more affordable.
     
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    I'm pretty sure he said his R4 was the original!
    I guess in 2008 there weren't these many R4 clones as today!
    Although it's irrelevant considering it's not read by his 3DS!
     

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