My CycloDS Evolution Review

Discussion in 'CycloDS' started by Sinkhead, Jul 1, 2007.

  1. Sinkhead
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    RomNet's CycloDS Evolution Review
    Please read it and give feedback.
    No registration required, just so you know...

    I know it's a little late but there were some problems regarding the shipment of my sample!
    - Sam
     
  2. 4saken

    4saken Retired Ace Attorney

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    [​IMG] you didn't take yours apart. Do you know if the sticker is easy to take off and put back on? I plan to paint the case black
     
  3. Sinkhead
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    Sorry, I didn't take the sticker off. It probably won't go back on that easily but if you don't have any sticker paper I can make you a custom sticker...

    - Sam
     
  4. GeekyGuy

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    Were you trying to inject levity into your review, or did you not catch the fact that the "men" on the front of the tin (and card) are an illustration of the "Evolution" of man -- from ape, to upright, etc. [​IMG]

    Anyway, nice review. The color of the card reader definitely isn't a con for me, however. [​IMG] I guess it could have been cool to have a matching card reader, but, so far, mine is working better than expected.

    Also, I haven't really had any issues with the card being harder to insert or remove from my DS, though the card does sometimes go unread by the DS. That, however, is something that happens with regular cards, though it's certainly more frequent in the case of the Evo card.

    Nice job.
     
  5. Sinkhead
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    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    I just used the wrong word. Corrected!

    Thanks
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    P.S. -- I also wanted to mention / request that perhaps if you could give a list of the homebrews you tested. I tried several (though not Linux), and most did work. But I got snagged on a couple. Also, I didn't notice any mention of emulator testing. Have you done any using only the Evo card? If so, which did you test and what were your results?

    Thanks

    P.S.S. -- You may want to clarify in your breakdown that the "built-in memory" (listed in the Pros section) is RAM, not storage space. Folks might confuse it with something similar to what the DS-X offers.
     
  7. Sinkhead
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    Changed [​IMG]

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  8. GeekyGuy

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    Well, SNEmulDS seems to be one of the more popular emulators in circulation, so if you ever wanted to tinker with that in conjunction with your Evo card, I'd be interested to read about your results.
     
  9. h8uthemost

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    Nice you pointed that out sinkhead.

    Anyways, very nice review. It was detailed, and you gave it a fair score.

    Nice job.
     
  10. zelgadis

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    Some one needs to check if pokemon diamond and pearl link with battle revolution on the wii now with this. I know previously it wouldnt with other cards ( i tried it my self with japanese version of game and wii and game). If it works i definitely will upgrade [​IMG]
     
  11. ZAFDeltaForce

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    Good review. Thanks for this [​IMG]
     
  12. h8uthemost

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    Is it possible to get this to work on the CycloDS? I read that it only worked on the G6 Real because of the internal memory.
     
  13. iwakura

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    Considering they said they're working on it, I guess its possible. They could use that ~10mb (thats used to store firmware) couldn't they? don't know if thats enough though.