[Question] CIA/3DS questions

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by super.bean, Aug 28, 2015.

  1. super.bean
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    Hello GBATemp!

    I would like to ask a few questions:

    1. CIA or 3DS?

    2. What are the advantages of converting your own 3DS files to CIA instead of downloading
    from the internet?

    3. Can I convert all 3DS games up to date?

    4. If not, what are my limitations?

    Thanks! :D
     
  2. joex11

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    1. CIA
    2. None
    3. Yes (Idk any that won't work)
     
  3. super.bean
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    How about that thing about 7.x keys and such? can you explain to me about this? Thanks :D
     
  4. StriderVM

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    1 - CIA
    2 - Compability (Like Region Free or patching firmware requirement to allow certain games to work on Palantine / 4.X CFW) , but rxTools took care of that.
    3 - Yes (But you cannot rely on using GUI frontends if you want to be able to convert every 3DS game.)

    7.x keys are basically extra encryption layer, without the 7.x keys, you cannot convert newer 3DS games into CIA.
     
  5. super.bean
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    This is my current arsenal:

    Sky3DS Blue Button
    Gateway 3DS
    SuperCard DSTWO
    R4i Cart

    *new* 3DS XL 9.0

    What is my best option?
     
  6. joex11

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    set reinand up with mset and rop so you can have a n3ds with no need for game/gw card/browser exploit. there is a thread on how to
     
  7. super.bean
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    Thanks! :) if you're not too busy, can you provide? :)
     
  8. joex11

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