Just installed Emunand...

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  1. ThemBats
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    And I'm wondering how to proceed next.
    Is there anything I need to do before I start installing ROMS?(I already backed up the sysNAND)
    Should I try to find and download games in CIA format or just download the .3ds and then convert it to CIA?
    Can I download the patches and DLC using the 3ds like I would with a genuine copy of the game or should I download them in CIA format from the net?
    I'll assume that asking for any sites with roms's is probably not allowed so I wont.
     
  2. Cavioe

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    Assuming you using a gateway card, you are on the correct path. But make sure to keep that sysnand backup on at least 2 different sources like computer HDD and a flash drive. That is your lifeline in case you mess up somewhere.

    I suggest if your plan is to install on the home menu to just grab the CIA form from the start. Makes it much easier as the process to generate xorpads can take a bit of time for large games and also if you need to do many. And you can grab the updates in CIA as well. For the site I can't link it but think 3ds and iso. Combine those 2 words and you have your resources to enjoy your emunand.
     
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    Ok. Thank you very much for the fast help.
     
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    A couple of extra questions.
    Do you guys know where I can get info on game versions?
    Is there a benefit on downloading a legit CIA's in my case?
     
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    With legit CIAs you can install them to sysNAND and play without booting the exploit.
    If you're using GW I would suggest just playing the .3ds roms off the cart though, installing CIA files takes forever.
     
  6. ThemBats
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    I can't seem to find any game versions on that site...
    Is it safe to install Legit CIA on a sysNAND?
    I am planning on running most games from the cart but for games that take awhile I would rather have them in the SD, especially if I can avoid doing the exploit every time.(if it's safe)
     
  7. tony_2018

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    You don't install roms, just play them. You have to install cias.