N3DS + R4?

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  1. garbanzox
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    Is there any way to get an original R4 to work with an N3DS (hacked with A9LH and Luma)?

    I tried FlashCardTimeWarp and I got the card's graphic to show up on the home menu, but when I try to launch it I get an error.

    If it's not possible, what's a good DS card to replace it with?
     
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    Original R4 wont work since it's not DSi compatible. Carts made for the DS and DS lite wont work. If you got your R4 to show up on the home menu then it's not an original R4 cart.

    I have an AK2i and Cyclo DSi that I can use with my 3DS.
     
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    Okay. I wonder if it's worth it to buy an old r4i card. Because it seems like there really is no good way to play DS backups and roms on 3DS on CFW.
     
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    If I'm not mistaken, @Apache Thunder made something to get the original R4 working. Will edit post if I find the thread
     
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    You might want to find out what R4 cart you have, perhaps you can get it working with your 3DS.
     
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    I can check. It's called "Wi-fi R4 Upgrade Revolution for DS (NDSL/NDS) WWW.R4I-SDHC.COM ... but it seems like not an actual r4i card
     
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    Oh yea, see there in the ad, it's an R4i cart and was compatible with the DSi/3DS so you can probably get it working with your 3DS, it just needs to be white listed if I'm not wrong.
     
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    There is a difference between DS and DSi flashcarts.
     
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    I have an original R4 I bought for my DS Phat more than ten years ago.

    It works with the forwarders, and with the ApacheThunder's launchers too.
     
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    My bad then, I was under the assumption that only DSi flashcart would work with a 3DS. Does this mean that other NDS flashcarts work as well, like the Cyclo DS and M3DS real?
     
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    Several of them already thanks to ApacheThunder's efforts with Stage 2 launchers, which ignore completely the Whitelisting.

    You could enter the forwarders thread I linked so you could see which models are supported.
     
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    Can anyone briefly explain why simply using one of these methods doesn't result in the entire DS catalog being playable? lol
    I remember if you used an r4 card they'd play pretty much every nds file
     
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    Errr... but doesn't Luma3DS unblock all the flashcarts by default?
     
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    It does, well whatever your r4 can play on ds - it'll play on 3ds
    Well yea it doesn't unblock all carts it alters the white/blacklist of carts. The cart still needs to have a kernel that the 3ds can pickup - the work by Apache Thunder I believes takes the kernel of the unsupported carts tweaks/reverse-engineers and adds to a .cia that can launch said carts