Just bought a Gateway.

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by homigura, Nov 29, 2014.

  1. homigura
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    homigura Advanced Member

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    Hello there, Mathews from Brazil here.
    So, i just bought Gateway for 3DS , and i'm waiting for it to arrive.
    Just got a few questions :







    1: I email'd Gateway team about
    the new update that supports 9.2 release date, and they answered with:
    I don't really know how much time gateway team takes to release an update, after they announce it.I know you guys can't tell exact dates, but, do you think it will take a long time for them to finalize it?

    2: I don't know if i can post that question here, if i'm going against any rule tell me please, but where can i download game backups?(ROMS)

    3: I bought a 32GB MicroSD card. It that enough for like ~10 games?
     
  2. Xzi

    Xzi Console Hacker and PC Gamer

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    1. I'd say a month or two at most, but it's anyone's guess. Obviously they have the exploit in hand, which is a positive. Be sure to avoid updating beyond 9.2 firmware.

    2. I do believe that's against the rules. Use any trusted torrent site you're aware of. I can post a 3DS releases site for you without issue, I think (you cannot download anything from here): http://3ds.essh.co/

    3. Yeah, most 3DS ROMs are between 2GB and 4GB, so you can fit like 10-20 games on there.
     
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    If you have a bit of basic knowledge of how to use command prompt, you can trim 3DS roms down to make them a smaller size, except for new games using 7.x encryption (Pokemon X & Y, Tomodachi Life, Smash Bros.). The way this works is that a 3DS rom will be 256, 512 ,1024, 2048, or 4096 megabyte formats. The thing is, the rom data might be smaller than that, and the rest is junk data. I freed up maybe 7-10 GB of space on my HDD by trimming ~20 roms down.
     
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    homigura Advanced Member

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    Kandern97 , do you have a guide on how to do that? Does that afflicts the game in any way? (loading times, crashes,bugs,etc)
     
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    just use NDSTokyoTrim 3.0
     
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    So I haven't used this program, ndstokyotrim, but it doesn't look hard to use. I'm gonna stick to cmd, but that's just because that's what I'm used to. So here's the link https://gbatemp.net/threads/ndstokyotrim-batch-trimmer-with-wifi-detection.55162/. And as long as the rom is not a card 2 game/7.x encryption game, I've had no problem with trimming roms, and I've used my GW3DS to play them for 6 months now, no problems.
     
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    You buy something like this, don't expect it to be plain sailing with updates there and then. It's not an approved product with Nintendo's gold stamp:P