So about Nintendo's axing R4.

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by RyuKisargi, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. RyuKisargi
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    What does this mean for the rest of the flashcards?

    I'm glad I have my CycloDS now more then ever. X_o
     
  2. Purses

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    What are you talking about? The fact that the R4 team doesn't exist anymore, or the fact that the newer games don't work on the R4?
     
  3. RyuKisargi
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    There was a news article on Joystiq that Nintendo has sucessfully closed R4 factorys or somecrap.
     
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    The most recent article on joystiq about the r4 is like 6 months old...
     
  5. Toni Plutonij

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    Yeah, OK....Is there anybody who even cares, and it's old news......There is no R4 for a long time, only clones!

    I'm sorry, I was under impression that it's a completely different article, this thing is fresh, and thread deserves to be open..I'm sorry once again!

    (thanks to omgdaniel for pointing it out!)

    Thread re-opened!
     
  6. RyuKisargi
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    Yeah. [​IMG] This is making me worried, I'm telling my friends to get a Cyclo while they still can 'cause of this.
     
  7. megawalk

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    Nintendo Killing R4 hmmm what can i say about it ?
    hmmm...
    YES!!! the Faling R4 is finally Gone!!
    finally now aslong as they don't axe any other flashcard i'm good [​IMG]
     
  8. Eon-Rider

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    I doesn't mean anything. Nintendo has been against flashcarts from the beginning. It really doesn't change anything really.
     
  9. DukeDizko

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    Link to the article please, anyone? Thanks in advance!
     
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    Yeah. But there actually shutting them down. Well, they are on the r4. [​IMG] Acekard hopefully wont go away. [​IMG]
     
  12. Purses

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    Just because Japan banned these carts, doesn't mean anything. Nearly all, if not all, come out of China.
     
  13. monaug5

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    Personally I think it is a brilliant decision!
     
  14. ChaosBoi

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    If the R4 goes, so will the rest of the flashcarts (eventually). Just hope this doesn't apply outside of Japan any time soon.
     
  15. twiztidsinz

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    You dont think that Japan being the Capitol of the Nintendo Empire has anything to do with it? [​IMG]
    I do not know, but I wouldn't be surprised if Nintendo holds a little bit more sway over things.
     
  16. how_do_i_do_that

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    your personal understanding of the situation is more or less than expected.

    A ban of ALL flashcarts in japan means, homebrew developers like Roudolph will have to stop working on things like NDS backup tool, gba exploader. Moonshell dev will mostly slow down to fewer developers and such.
     
  17. Purses

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    Pretty sure moonshell is dead. He released the last version and said he was done.
     
  18. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    I dont think it will have any major effect on homebrew.
    Sure, it will be harder for the people living in Japan to get the flashcarts, but:
    1). It wont be impossible to get flashcarts.
    2). This isn't against homebrew.
    3). Not all homebrew comes from Japan.
     
  19. oliebol

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    This doesn't mean something for the ones that have a r4 already, right?
     
  20. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    I would guess if you did something wrong and the Japanese police searched your home it could be considered contraband...