R4i "games-engine"version

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Feb 17, 2010
  1. Schizoanalysis
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    Member Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    Hi all,

    Has anyone bought this card?

    Am I correct is assuming that the PC software has to be running at the same time to download the content on the DSi?



    Basically, has anyone got this working?
     


  2. twiztidsinz

    Member twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    There really needs to be a "R4 Clones" section of the forums.....





    .....it could also double as "Trash".
     
  3. wannawanna

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    Actually not a bad card- very satisfied with it. I couldn't tell you about the games engine part though- I dont download roms. The team updates their kernel frequently and have great support from what I've seen.
     
  4. Maz7006

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    Satisfied with a fake R4 where with the same money you could have bought a much better card ?
     
  5. wannawanna

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    Lol, I'm running an acekard 2i, supercard dsonei, and that r4i. I've had no problems whatsoever with it. Its skin is user friendly, I've had no compatability issues, and I've had no speed concerns with it. At first I was skeptical of buying the card, but everything turned out alright with the card. Personally, I think the supercard is the best for not much more money, but I haven't had any problems yet.
     
  6. Sippy

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    Wow, I cant believe I registered JUST because I facepalmed so hard at this thread, as well as the replies.. "games-engine" edition? Have you EVER been to the official site? HURRRR http://www.r4i-sdhc.com/searchen.asp IT IS LEGIT, it is their new line of cards. Just because it says games-engine.com on the front, doesn't mean it's a different card.
     
  7. wannawanna

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    Dude, it's a clone. Yes that is their site, yes their firmware works with their card, but is it also a clone? Yes.
     
  8. Sippy

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    Considering I just tried the truth inquiry thing, and it says mine is real, I'm pretty sure it's real, only 100% sure though.
     
  9. wannawanna

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    Listen- there are hardly any more real r4s. Yes the card is a true r4i-sdhc, but it is not a real r4. That particular brand of r4 clone has a measure to make sure you are getting a real one of their build (why anyone would copy them is beyond me), but it doesn't mean it's a real r4. If you don't believe me, believe everyone else.
     
  10. mercluke

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    there is no legitimate r4i, _NONE_ are by original team (don't try list the m3 r4i because that doesn't count either)
     
  11. Geostar

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    The card is _NOT_ a clone of the r4 as it is not the same hardware or software. They just use the R4 name as it sells well and it is how flashcards are known in china.
     
  12. Krestent

    Member Krestent What to post?

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    Anything which has the name R4 on it but is not the original R4 is considered a clone on this forum
     
  13. injected11

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    He meant it is actually a DSTT clone, and isn't a clone based off of the original R4.
     
  14. Krestent

    Member Krestent What to post?

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    Reread my post
     
  15. injected11

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    You made a generalized statement about clones. I clarified what type of clone the other guy was referring to. What's your point?
     
  16. Dark^'^Knigh

    Member Dark^'^Knigh GBAtemp Maniac

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    My tip on the reply (if any) - Aww, I got a lotta homebrew, vidz & music & stuff...that's why I own 3 flashcarts and I was talking about homebrew compatibility. [​IMG]
     
  17. Schizoanalysis
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    It's a clone. Get over it. But that only means something if you think the "original" ones are always better.


    There have been some pretty terrible "original" cards too...
     
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    I don't know why people are so against clones. I bet 80%+ of tempers are not on a IBM or a Mac as all other PC's are clones. So it's not made by the original team. Yes they made the original and opened the doors (respect) but that does not mean the "clones" are bad. Don't get me wrong not all clones are all that bad if you just give them a chance. Since no one answered the OP, as far as games-engine goes, it does require the software on the PC as well. You browse the roms on the DS and it tells the PC to download it.
     
  19. Dark^'^Knigh

    Member Dark^'^Knigh GBAtemp Maniac

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    This has got to be the worst analogy, of any situation, I have ever read [​IMG]

    I'm not going to go in too deeply about the pitfalls of buying clones, but such activity can only have a detrimental affect on the 'original' manufacturers continued development and ongoing support for the original product. Not only does it devalue their product, but it also gives the 'clonemakers' a undeserved share of a market when they have made no real outlay to get into. What's more, the clones are crappy, have similarly confusing custom firmwares and usually their buyers don't have much of a clue how to set them up/use them.
     
  20. hundshamer

    Member hundshamer GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I have this card, yes it's a clone. I wouldn't call it crappy as it is updated often and it works well. As far as setting it up or using it, whats so hard about visiting the site printed on the cart itself? This one even has a support forum. All I'm saying is people need to be more opened minded, I don't believe all clones are crappy (which is an opinion not a fact).

    Do you have this cart? If so you opinions of it would be more valid in my opinion. If not, why are you knocking something you haven't tried?
     

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