My review of the new Sky3DS

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    Seems to work! :P
     
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    No video love on iPad. :(
     
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    Lol, love that coffee cut at 0:04
     
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    Posted my question on your vid but I'll post it here too just in case anyone else can answer too:

    On the subject of cycling through the games. Could you test whether repeated mashing/ pressing of the button could skip games or do you have to go through the whole process per game before you get to #8 for example?

    Another Q, is it possible to use Powersave 3DS with this? (Assuming you have one).

    Cheers.
     
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    Good stuff - quick, concise and to the point. My only concern is your wording - you said "you can only load 10 games onto your microSD at a time" at 2:25, and that's not entirely true. You can only load 10 games in general, once you've played 10 games, you won't be able to add anything new. You should probably add an annotation clarifying that, you make it seem like you could use 10 games "at one time" and then switch to 10 other games "another time", which to my knowledge you can't do. Other than that, spiffy! :yaynds:
    I'll speak from personal experience - don't try to speed things up and most importantly, don't remove the cartridge while the light is on. Don't do anything, just let it do its job. The light indicates access to the SD card and I have corrupted saves by fiddling with it while it was busy - you don't want that, for obvious reasons. ;) Repeatedly pressing the button doesn't seem to do much at all, but better safe than sorry. :P
     
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    Thanks Foxi4, that's a huge flaw and I will make note of it.

    JimBonza, I've tried a couple of different things like tapping on the red button, even plugging/unplugging the cartridge.
    Sometimes unplugging/plugging in the cartridge makes it skip over to the next game
     
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    You are playing with fire and begging for SD corruption. :P Really guys, don't remove the flashcart while it operates - yes, it will switch the game (the header is very tiny and copies quickly), but you have a high chance of corrupting the save file (as I have done myself :rofl2:).
     
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    Thanks, I won't be doing that again :)
     
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    Tell me about it - I was three levels in on Resident Evil: Revelations and now I have to start over! Blast my impatience! *shakes fist* Those 5-10 seconds take forever! :angry:


    :P
     
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    So, basic console logic - don't touch the card or power button while *this symbol* (or I guess light) is visible.
     
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    Question, has anyone tried it with a powersave or cybersave editor? Curious if it'll work.
     
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    In my case there is no signal because I chipped the LED off while opening the cartridge to show you guys its guts - I don't have a *this symbol* to go by and I thought it froze! :rofl2: Don't patronize me, this was a huge sacrifice for me! :cry: (:P)
     
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    Haha, you made a sacrifice for the greater good - you're excused :P
     
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    Never would have figured that out on my own. :)
     
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    well in the chinese forum, there was a picture of it showing up in cyber gadget....so i'm *assuming* it will work,unless that picture was included for no reason and was just someone using cgse
     
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    The cart does copy save files somewhere, they're not read directly from the SD - I know that for a fact since mine got corrupted when I removed it while it was switching games. If it mimics a real cartridge, it probably also mimics having a save file chip, and if that's the case, I can imagine it working just fine with a save dongle. Of course it should only see the save file of the currently selected game. :P
     
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    The one thing I'm curious about is what happens if you press the red button while a game is running. I assume that like the MT-Card it just ignores it and doesn't kick you out of the currently running game?

    What about pressing the Home menu, while your game is suspended, and pressing it?
     
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    I'm pretty sure I read a post saying "Do not touch the button while in-game."
     
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    I'm still curious what actually happens though.

    Seems like a major design flaw if it does kick you out of the game. I did a review of the MT-Card a while back and that one just ignored the button if the game was running.