Is there a real way to convert .cia to .3ds?

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  1. sanderdsz
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    I would like if you guys can help me to convert Hyrule Warrios from .cia to .3ds.
    I tried every single way but without success.

    Is there something that I can try? Im almost giving up for now...
     
  2. cearp

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    this is a cart games correct? why not find the real .3ds rom of it?
    why take a physical 3ds rom, convert to cia, then convert back to .3ds format?

    but yes, there are some tools out there, it's possible
     
  3. Lycanroc

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    There is a .3ds rom on the iso site.
     
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    Hi @cearp, long time no talk :)

    Hyrule Warrios is JPN and it's a hassle to activate the hidden other languages.

    @sanderdsz

    It's pretty easy to do that. Since i guess you are using the .cia that was already decrypted once and has now zero keys.

    Simply use the way i've described already a few times.

    Use 3ds to cia v2.07 to get the files out of it and to use 3ds rebuilder to make it.

    I did this to create a EUR version out of it, using most other tools will lead to blackscreen ;)
     
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    What is the rationale behind turning a .cia into .3ds? If a flashcard can actually launch a former .cia now turned into a .3ds then hot damn, colour me interested. Please confirm.
     
  7. liomajor

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    Of course you can turn .cia games into a .3ds (no dlc).

    The main reason is the 'no need to install it first' before you can use it.

    The second is to have ingame modifications like: swap banner,
    icon, undub, translations, exchanging ingame sfx/music and so on

    The third is to modify the region (icon.bin inside exefs) like its needed
    for Hyrule Warrios since it contains multi language activated thrue it.

    For Gateway user it will work but not for sky3ds.
     
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  8. rimmyjustles

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    Ah, so all I can do is wait for Gateway to support 9.9 then =/

    Thanks for the info.
     
  9. SomeGamer

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    Or downgrade.
     
  10. rimmyjustles

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    Isn't that risky? Could Sky3ds in conjunction with rxtools or cakecfw do what gateway does with .cia files turned into .3ds?
     
  11. SomeGamer

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    It you follow the guides, it has very little chance of bricking.
     
  12. rimmyjustles

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    Welp. I'll read into it then I suppose.
     
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