M3 Simply & Sakura

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  1. LinkinParkmetre
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    Is it possible? We have no firmware upgrades on M3 Simply, so if the update would be compatible it would be awesome
     


  2. Ferrariman

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    no, the M3 Simply will not have a full-working Sakura firmware.
     
  3. Wabsta

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    DLDI version?
    Ofcourse, that's not fully working.
     
  4. Toni Plutonij

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    I don't believe it will ever happen..DLDI allows it to run homebrew and multimedia, but no games (and that's the most important part)
     
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    Still according that they come from the same team, why wouldn't they update it a little bit?
     
  6. Chrono_Tata

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    The Simply is an R4-clone, no? No R4 update, no Simply update.
     
  7. LinkinParkmetre
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    It is still an M3 flashcard
     
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    Well, the mere fact is, that Sakura is a M3 Reals exclusive firmware.....Rudolphs hack made it possible to run on iTouchDS, and other carts....M3 Real never intended to support other carts, as they have no use from it..
    They want M3 Simply and any other cart users, to switch to M3 Real, as it's their main flashcart..
     
  9. Destructobot

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    It says M3 on it, but it's really an R4. The M3 team will never release a fully functional version of Sakura for the Simply because that would make it available for the R4 and all of its clones.
     
  10. Chrono_Tata

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    They haven't shown any sign of working on it. All the Simply updates I've seen so far are just repackaged R4 updates. Making the Sakura works with the Simply will be as hard as making it work for the R4. Face it; the Simply is obsolete.
     
  11. LinkinParkmetre
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    Crap
    Holy s***

    The R4 too?
     
  12. Chrono_Tata

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    Noticed how there hasn't been an update for it since... forever?

    You can get cheaper cards that do more stuff these days.
     
  13. Toni Plutonij

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    In the most simply answer......YES!!
     
  14. Minox

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    Yes.
     
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    I have this working on my iTouch, Games and homebrew run fine, the only problem with it, is that it doesnt detect my 3-in-1.
     
  16. LinkinParkmetre
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    This is so sad....

    When i'll have money, should i buy the m3 real?
     
  17. Toni Plutonij

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    Again, one simply answer....Yes....
    But also check other carts in the scene, so you wouldn't be dissapointed by getting M3 Real, and then finding aut about CycloDS, SCDS or AceKard..

    If you want my opinion, I'm completely satisfied with M3 Real..
     
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    I run Sakura as the default firmware for my R4 (the R4 Menu is gone completely).
    Now, if I can do that, I see no reason why it can't be done for the M3.

    In fact, I know there's a patcher out there for using R4 firmware on M3.

    I see no reason why this can't be done.

    All I had to do is get the DLDI version of M3 Sakura, patch it, make it work on my R4, then encrypt it for R4 into _DS_MENU.DAT.
    Works perfectly.
     
  19. Chrono_Tata

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    Well, if you are willing to put up with the limited homebrew support and no soft-reset for the current Sakura, and patch every releases so that it works for the R4, then go ahead. Personally I'd rather have a Real so I can get updates as they come out and not have to fuzz with patching it every time.
     
  20. Toni Plutonij

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    Yes you run Sakura as your default firmware, but you can't run any commercial games..can you?!

    And exactly the point Chrono_Tata made...You'd have to patch it every time, and figure it out how to make new upgrades (like soft-reset, and anything they decide to add in the future) work with the hacked firmware..
    Highly impractical if you ask me!