Is there an emulator for the 3DS that can play DS games?

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  1. ncastro23
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    Title says it all.
    If there isnt an emulator, is there a way to play DS/DSi games on the 3DS without using the physical cartridges?
     
  2. chavosaur

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    Flashcard or nothing. I cant tell if your asking for some downloadable emulator for ds games for your 3ds, but theres not.
     
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  3. Fluto

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    Simply no, the only way to play DS/I games on your 3DS is by using a flash cart which has dsi ROM capability (if you want to play dsi specific games.
    You can also not play games found on the dsi shop without buying it .
     
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    Best thing is R4 flashcards.
     
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    NOOB ALERT! NOOB ALERT! NOOB ALERT!
     
  7. Pong20302000

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    more like tight wad as hes trying to get out of buying a flashcard

    but to answer the question there is no software exploit on 3DS currently released
     
  8. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru

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    I think you forgot a pretty important word there.
     
  9. Dimensional

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    Or the Supercard DS2. That works just as well.
     
  10. Technicmaster0

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    I think that he wasn't serious or it's a second noob alert. But due to his postcount, I don't think so.
    There are so many R4 cards and he hasn't explicitly mentioned one... it doesn't sound very serious.
     
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    Gotta get a SuperCard DStwo.
     
  12. Dimensional

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    Who knows. DS2 is a great flash cart and hasn't failed me yet. Not like the iEvo.