point of Moonshell?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by zidane_genome, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. zidane_genome

    zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

    May 21, 2006
    United States
    Ok, I'm not going to try to start a flame war here... I want honest opinions...

    What is the point of Moonshell anymore?

    I have a cell phone that can play MP3s, as well as an iPod Touch, which has a much larger screen than the DS, and can play videos at a much nicer resolution.

    can anyone give me a reason I should have Moonshell?
  2. KingdomBlade

    KingdomBlade Blade v3+ (I R SHMEXY)

    Apr 24, 2009
    In Vulpes' Fur
    How about people who don't have them?
  3. Domination

    Domination GBAtemp Psycho!

    Nov 28, 2008
    Your Mum
    Its to shut up the sony fanboys [​IMG]

    nah, its just for people who want to listen and watch media on DS. I myself don't use it much.
  4. AXYPB

    AXYPB GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Sep 16, 2007
    United States
    I'm rather content with my older, unsophisticated cell phone barely capable of taking pictures and making sounds, thank you very much. If I want any kind of media capability, it may as well be on the device of mine that is better at it.
  5. ExDee

    ExDee GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 9, 2008
    United States
    what if like. "OH NOEZ MY IPOD HAZ NO MORE BATTERY" Then lalalla i you trip "OH NOEZ I DROPPED MY CELLPHONE *BREAKS*" I guess you use ur ds
  6. ENDscape

    ENDscape REBORN! I will post with my Dying Will!!!

    Dec 14, 2007
    Maybe for someone that wants to bring only one thing when they go out?? So they don't have to bring both their DS and mp3 player.
  7. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

    Jul 4, 2008
    United States

    We can do it too!!!!

    But seriously its just for people without out phones and ipods.
  8. TraumaHoundNDS

    TraumaHoundNDS GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 12, 2008
    United States
    Seattle, WA, USA
    I'd say if one can't remember to charge their iPod nor properly hold onto a cellphone then chances are it'll only be a short while before their chargeless DS is broken to bits, too. [​IMG]
  9. Sephi

    Sephi fool

    Jan 21, 2008
    United States
    Rhode Island
    making another use for the DS. videos, music, ebooks, pictures. not everyone has the ability to do all this on a single device.
  10. CannonFoddr

    CannonFoddr Regular GBATemp Lurker

    Sep 23, 2006
    Sitting by computer
    Here's a thought - How many items do you take around with you ? (on Holiday perhaps)

    Mobile, Netbook [Web access], Ipod [Music/Movie player], Game system [When your lying by the pool], PDA [Address book], Camera etc etc

    With a DS(i) (& the right combo of software) - you can carry a Web browser, Book reader, MP3 player, Movie player, (multiple) Game systems (via emulation), PDA AND a basic snapshot camera (in the case of a DSi) all in one handy package

    And since Moonshell is nothing more than a glorified file selector, I believe IMHO that there is still a place for Moonshell - or in fact any other similar program that helps select & organise all these elements together
  11. Eon-Rider

    Eon-Rider GBAtemp Maniac

    Jun 15, 2008
    There's no reason why you should have Moonshell but it doesn't mean it doesn't have a point. I don't own any MP3 players because I've never been that into music but just having Moonshell for casual music playing is perfect for my needs especially for my favourite gaming console.

    The point is, why bother with more hardware when you can all have it on one device? I'm sure that's the point of Moonshell that you're missing.
  12. Ferrariman

    Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

    Dec 9, 2007
    People who are nearly deaf and have bad eyes and can't tell the difference.
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