is retroarch for IOS no jailbreak a scam?

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    weatMod GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    can anyone here confirm that this works? or is it a scam?

    there are sies like emu4ios and allemu weebly that supposedly have a version of retroarch with ads, that supposedly works up to IOS 8.0.1 with no jailbreak
    with a "date trick"
    I have tried to install this several times, emulator installs but will not load any roms
    just kicks back "failed to load content" error with every single rom with every single core,

    i tried the most popular roms for every system(tested and working roms) nothing works also app does not perform as described for me
    it says it will work with date changed back to normal as long as you don't reboot but I find this to be bullshit, whenever I close the app it will not open without setting the date back even if I don't reboot


    so has anyone got this to work or is it just a total scam?
     
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    According to the Dev website (with links to its Google play) it does have an iOS version


    http://www.libretro.com/index.php/downloads/

    But no clue on how to run it
     
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    not sure about retroarch, but gba4ios works great without a jailbreak. supposedly they use a leaked certificate to sign the ipa so it will likely be blacklisted in the next ios update
     
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    well it is an unofficial build I guess, I just want to know if anyone here has had any success with it because I tried it 50 times and it wont work at all I can get it to install by ack dating trick but it just wont load any roms no matter what I try
    but then again it could just be because iTunes is such shit, and full of bugs, the tutorials never mention which version of itunes they use
     
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    To be honest I think you right. It would be better to get individual iOS game emulators in this case
     
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    yeah I know I am just trying to confirm if this works at all

    also why are apple devs such spergs? trying to do the "date trick" made me realize just how sperg they are and just how true this video is


    why don't they just put in a separate columnn for the year?!?! urrrrrhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
     
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    retroarch is on cydia. I seen a few places to install retroarch, but have built in ads. I know with the date trick is to install the app and sometimes is needed to do so if the app closes automatically.
     
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    yeah it is an ad version you can install with the "date trick" but it doesn't work the emulator opens but it just displays ads, and it will not load roms