should i get a CycloDS card, or a supercard dstwo?

Discussion in 'CycloDS' started by cbowling816, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. cbowling816

    cbowling816 Member

    Aug 4, 2012
    United States
    I'm from the middle of the map
    Ok, so I wouldnt mind being able to use the dsi features of pokemon black and white and a couple other enhanced games

    but was wondering if i should get either a CycloDS Evolution, CycloDS iEvolution, or Supercard DStwo

    which of the 3 would be more worthwhile, and/or updated longer

    just want whatever i get to last as long as possible so thought some of you guys could give me a decent comparison based on personal experiences


  2. GamerzHell9137

    GamerzHell9137 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Nov 1, 2011
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    What kind of stupid question is this??
    I think the Cyclo cards doesn't even work on the 3DS system.
    DSTWO ofc.
  3. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
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    The cyclo carts have not been supported in over a year.
  4. Ron

    Ron somehow a weeb now.

    Dec 10, 2009
    DSTWO Hands down. It's not even worth thinking about the Cyclo cards. You can't even use DSi mode, since the iEVO doesn't work on the 3DS anyways
  5. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

    Sep 13, 2009
  6. RupeeClock

    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

    May 15, 2008
    The DSi functionality of the CycloDS iEvolution is not what you'd hope it to be.
    I've tried it with Pokémon Black and it didn't seem to work properly. Forcing other DS games and homebrew to run in DSi mode just didn't work great either.

    On top of that the flashcart is no longer supported and everything the CycloDS can do, the DSTwo can do far better.
    Real time saves and guides in particular are far superior.

    On top of THAT, the CycloDS will probably never work on the 3DS, whilst the DSTwo is one of the very few flashcarts that still can.
  7. SickPuppy

    SickPuppy New Member

    Jul 29, 2009
    United States
    I guess that all depends on what firmware your 3DS XL has installed to it, and if you plan on keeping it updated. With the latest 3DS firmware update, Nintendo wiped out just about all flashcart compatibility, maybe the next firmware update will eliminate the rest of them. You could always get a DSi or DSlite to play your DS games, that would be a safe bet that your flashcart might not get disabled.
  8. Another World

    Another World Emulate the Planet!

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    Jan 3, 2008
    From Where???
    the only point to get an ievolution is for dsi-mode homebrew, of which there are only a handful of projects.

    -another world
  9. Technicmaster0

    Technicmaster0 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Oct 22, 2011
    Gambia, The
    The CycloDS ievo supports the 3ds but not the 3ds XL: the firmware of the 3ds xl is too new.
  10. BORTZ

    BORTZ Tired of being the good guy

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    Cyclo USED to be amazing. But the iEvo is nothing to wet your panties about. Just get the DSTwo and be happy like us :D
  11. impizkit

    impizkit Lazy Lurker

    Apr 6, 2010
    CycloDS is still the best gui for DS and DS Lite. I only use it for my DS Lite. I have a DSTWO for backup, if it fails.
  12. Liz Green
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    Nov 9, 2012
  13. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
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    Too bad those firmwares are over a year old, so the thing doesn't even work in any DSi or 3DS that's been updated in the past year... not to mention new games.
  14. VMM

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    Definetly DSTwo
  15. Fear Zoa

    Fear Zoa Still Alive

    Jun 18, 2009
    United States
    I have a cyclo I've had it a long time now and its always been good to me. Despite that I still would have to recommend the ds2, the cyclods may have amazing build quality but its also expensive and inferior. To top it all off the death of team cyclops means the cyclods has no future. The ds2 on the other hand is still supported, has more features, (might be cheaper, don't quote me on it), and it works with the 3ds (no 3ds roms of course)

    About the cyclodsi, I believe its actually pretty much the worst possible since its blocked on the dsi and only works well in dsi mode.
  16. jpascal515
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    Nov 16, 2012
  17. Pluupy

    Pluupy _(:3」∠)_

    Sep 13, 2009
    United States
    I've used Cyclo religiously for four years now and it never failed me. Sadly, though, Cyclops stopped support. I will have to say Dstwo or r4i 3ds gold.
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