[Question] Are there any VC or eShop DS games on the 3DS?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Kayot, Dec 3, 2014.

  1. Kayot
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    I wondered if the 3DS could potentially run DS games from it's internal SD card?
     
  2. Rinnux

    Rinnux GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I don't see why not, but there aren't any out currently
     
  3. shinyquagsire23

    shinyquagsire23 SALT/Sm4sh Leak Guy

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    It certainly *could*, but Nintendo hasn't done anything yet. We could do it ourselves only if we managed to get kernel access and hack the firmware to behave as such.
     
  4. Kayot
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    I think by that time we'll have fully functional custom firmware. Not that I wouldn't mind it. The Gateway is nice and all, but something built in would be better.
     
  5. Celice

    Celice GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    The latest Advance Wars game came out for Japanese 3DS club nintendo members as a download. My understanding is it works as a DSi title.

    It never came out in Japan except through this method.
     
  6. Kayot
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    I wonder how feasible it would be to decrypt that and use a different DS rom?
     
  7. szafaaaa

    szafaaaa Newbie

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    I'd love to install some DS games as .cias
     
  8. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Sure no problem, why Nintendo hasn't take advantage of it for out-of-print DS game is another mystery.
     
  9. alexenochs

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    Even if this were possible emunand cannot redirect the firmware correctly running this game will result in a black screen same with the ambassador gba games unless someone adds the feature of redirecting correctly in the cfw or ! gateway adds this feature in it won't be possible
     
  10. piratesephiroth

    piratesephiroth I wish I could read

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    first of all someone would have to dump it...
     
  11. drfsupercenter

    drfsupercenter Flash Cart Aficionado

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    We can't play DSi stuff in emuNAND anyway.

    Though I'd wonder if you could make .cia files out of DSiWare and install them if you have a NAND flash port installed and stick your emuNAND back on realNAND for it.