Possible to load ROMs via web browser or Launcher.dat?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by DarkFlare69, Feb 10, 2015.

  1. DarkFlare69
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    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Just wondering if this is possible. For the web browser, maybe we could put the ROM on a server or on a SD Card and have something activate it?

    Or as a Launcher.dat...
     


  2. 0xFFFF

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    No.
    Sorry I can't create a longer response, but this is impossible.
     
  3. DarkFlare69
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    Can you explain why?
     
  4. Relys

    Relys Master of Computer Science

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    Yeah if you want to implement the ARM9 exploit and write your own loader feel free to go ahead.
     
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    Same reason why Regionthree needed to use Download Play in the background.
    You would need to copy the entire ROM into memory, and the 3DS doesn't have enough memory.
     
  6. DarkFlare69
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    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    some homebrew is in .3ds and is smaller than my dads dick, so the 3ds could probably load all that into the system. Would that be possible?
     
  7. NCDyson

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    If you want homebrew, you probably ought to wait until someone gets around to finishing the .3dsx loader.
    If you want roms, You're going to end up breaking a lot of things gaining the required access to do it, so you might as well go emunand with it.
     
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    This could be useful to be able to launch savedatafiler on sysnand, to import a save on a retail cartridge
     
  9. BurningDesire

    BurningDesire GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I had this idea in which we load homebrew like a rom into a Gameboy title like how people have been injecting Gameboy roms into Gameboy games. It be a crappy homebrew but a fun project.
     
  10. Tjessx

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    I can both help you test and code this, let me know if you still need some help.
     
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    BurningDesire GBAtemp Psycho!

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    You wanna make a development team Tjessx?
     
  12. gudenau

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    I am working on a cia based boot.3dsx loader.
     
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    I'm telling you guys we should recruit the best of the best and not only make badass hacks but the next homebrew launcher as well !!!
     
  14. Heran Bago

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    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    You can just strip the cubic ninja rom to the bare minimum needed for the entire save file to work (the ninjhax one) and just use that.
     
  16. gudenau

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    I want to make a legal open source one that I can release. :-/
    Plus I do not have CN.
     
  17. DarkFlare69
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    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Okay. Good luck :)
     
  18. Tjessx

    Tjessx GBAtemp Maniac

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    I've been working on something similar for a while now, and i can say that i'm pretty close to making a web based homebrew launcher.
     
  19. DarkFlare69
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    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Can it load 3dsx?
     
  20. Slushie3DS

    Slushie3DS Cold Beverage Lover

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    Yeah, as previously stated, the entire .3DS executable must be stored in the RAM for this to work. Shutterbug and I were trying to get this to work by modifying the mediatype path of Regionthree, and it gave me a million errors.