[Luma3DS] Is it possible to play DS games in .cia format?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Ev1lbl0w, May 7, 2016.

  1. Ev1lbl0w
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    Since Luma3DS patches TWL_FIRM, can I play DS games by installing them as CIAs, just like GBA CIAS?

    Im asking it here because the posts I found about this are very old and outdated.

    Also if it is possible, how do I convert ds roms do .cia? Becauze Its really hard to find them.
     
  2. Omegadrien

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    Nope. DS = cartridge, no access to NAND. Wario ware touched was recompiled by Nintendo as a cia.
     
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    Retail DS games = No.
    DSiWare = Yes.
     
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  4. Ev1lbl0w
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    ok thanks
     
  5. Robz8

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    Won't be possible until some skilled programmer/hacker takes action.
    The closest to playing DS games as CIA is my conversion of DS Download Play demos.