[NewHax] Frogminer - 100% FREE B9S cfw - 11.8 - US / EU / JP

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by zoogie, Sep 29, 2018.

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Did Frogminer work for you?

This poll will close on Oct 4, 2019 at 5:05 AM.
  1. I tried it and it worked!

    25 vote(s)
    21.6%
  2. I tried and no success : (

    5 vote(s)
    4.3%
  3. I'll only try it if it's added to Plailect's Guide (no hack is official if it's not in the Guide)

    6 vote(s)
    5.2%
  4. I didn't do Frogminer because I'm a cat and I don't know how =^.^=

    5 vote(s)
    4.3%
  5. I haxed my 3DS before the Frog cometh

    75 vote(s)
    64.7%
  1. zoogie
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    zoogie playing around in the dsiware

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    After about 8 months of Seedminer's existence, I thought it was a good time for a sale. So here you have it: a completely free variant of Seedminer called Frogminer! Yes, the name is silly but this is not a joke!

    https://jisagi.github.io/FrogminerGuide/
    (thanks to Eip, Kuma, and Jisagi of Nintendo Homebrew Discord for putting this guide together)

    Q&A
    Q: How is this different from Seedminer?
    A: It uses homebrew to inject a new dsiwarehax game (Flipnote Studio) into a DSi system title instead of an eshop DSiware. This allows it to be free of charge.

    Q: DSi System Title? Can this brick?
    A: No, the title we use is DS download play and it is completely non-essential, like the Health & Safety app. You could delete DS dlp and the 3DS wouldn't care. Still, you can easily restore DS dlp after Frogminer with the included Frogtool.3dsx.

    Q: Wait, this isn't in the Plailect Guide, how can we trust it?
    A: I wrote Seedminer, Frogminer, b9sTool, etc. and I can vouch for the above guide since its been successfully tested for a few days now on the Nintendo Homebrew Discord. The only reason it isn't in The Guide already is that Plailect is a busy guy and he hasn't got around to it yet. It will be included soon.

    Q: Why is "Frog" in the name? That frightens me.
    A: Because the Flipnote Studio mascot is this little fella:
    Frog.png
    And now, by proxy, he is the mascot of Frogminer (with Lenny's blessing). ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

    Credits:
    (see bottom of the Jisagi Guide above)
    Source:
    https://github.com/zoogie/Frogminer
     
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  2. Kubas_inko

    Kubas_inko "Something funny goes here."

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    I gues on earth.
    Great work.
     
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  3. TurdPooCharger

    TurdPooCharger Meh

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    How can we trust you if you don't trademark this? :D
     
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  4. DavidTatikashvili123

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    WOW..... i'm kinda in shock right now....

    (...and i thinked soundhax was the last complete free entrypoint...)
    anyway.. good work! :grog::grog::grog::grog::grog:

    NOW a'lot of people will have a complete free entrypoint of modding thier 3ds and install mcdonald's mod for super mario 3d land (just a joke).... :yay3ds::yay3ds:
     
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  5. arc25

    arc25 Newbie

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    Is it possible to get the otherapp payload if I'm on 11.8.0-41J and the highest it lets you go is 11.7.0-41J?
     
  6. THEELEMENTKH

    THEELEMENTKH GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Amazing, I would never guessed more exploits were coming, specially a free one
     
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  7. zoogie
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    zoogie playing around in the dsiware

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    The 11.7 payload works with 11.8. I'll see about getting that info added to the guide.
    Thanks! I've been trying to getting free seedminer to work for months so it's a relief to finally find a way. :D
     
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  8. MattKimura

    MattKimura 3DS & WiiU Enthusiast

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    Is it possible for Nintendo to remove steeldiver from eshop and prevent this process? (Not that they're smart enough to do anything about this)
    I guess in that case, the user will need their own entrypoint for homebrew like oothax, etc. For as long as they don't act, this is truly an amazing method!
     
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  9. Dionicio3

    Dionicio3 AyyMDionicio3

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    So when is Nintendo releasing 11.9?
     
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  10. zoogie
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    zoogie playing around in the dsiware

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    Maybe temporarily, but the movable.sed allows you to modify *any* eshop downloaded game's save file.
     
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  11. Ominous66521

    Ominous66521 GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Well i guess if you havent bought a 3ds yet,then now would be a good time.
     
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  12. zoogie
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    zoogie playing around in the dsiware

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    And when they do buy one, they should download Steel Diver: Sub Wars immediately.

    And to anybody else that's on the fence about Frogminer, download that game ASAP.
    (don't download the 4.1 update though).
     
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  13. Aletron9000

    Aletron9000 3DS Master

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    This is really great. Free cfw on the latest version. Though i would expect 11.9 or some eshop game patch to be rolled out any day now.
     
  14. E1ite007

    E1ite007 Living thanks to piracy

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    My house... almost everytime.
    Unless they pull out Steel Divers: Sub Wars and put a pre-patched version, there isn't any other way Nintendo could patch the Steelminer part without a system update, and then... it could be fixed as it was fixed before when the 11.7.0 and he 11.8.0 got out.
     
  15. marazzmatika

    marazzmatika Advanced Member

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    Awesome work! :yay3ds:
     
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  16. MrLucariox

    MrLucariox GBAtemp Regular

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    I was waiting for this. As always, great work!
     
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  17. KleinesSinchen

    KleinesSinchen Advanced Member

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    Kudos to you, zoogie. More than well done! I want to thank you for your work.
     
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  18. zoogie
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    zoogie playing around in the dsiware

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    The funny thing is, seedminer has been free for Japan, Ninty's biggest region, since June and they haven't pulled Steel Diver in that time period.
    Doesn't mean they won't pull it now with the freeness going worldwide, but I have a feeling they might look the other way again.
     
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  19. Vieela

    Vieela GBATemp's official thinker™

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    This is truly amazing! This definetly makes stuff super easy now, and much more accessible. Nice move!
     
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  20. Diego788

    Diego788 GBAtemp Fan

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    now this is epic
    here we go!!
     
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