StreetPass Relays to give out last 6 people!

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  1. drfsupercenter
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    I'm watching Nintendo Direct and they just announced this.

    Now our HomePass relays will be overloaded with people, I can't wait :yaysp:
     
  2. GamerzHell9137

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    Guess a new update is coming in a couple of days then.
    Btw EU Direct didn't say anything about it.
     
  3. jowan

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    Awesome! Didn't hear that part
     
  4. loco365

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    Well dear god Homepass will be absolutely ridiculous. Imagine 160 macs, with 6 people per mac.
     
  5. SignZ

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    Yeah, that makes me wonder if it's US-only (for now) or something... But if that works for Worldpass/Homepass/whateveryouwannacallit... :D
     
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  6. Snailface

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    I have a hard time imagining having to play 60 (6*10) Miis per streetpass play with 6 different games. :blink: There will probably be a limit of 6-12 people at a time imposed I'm sure.

    Let's just hope they don't block homepass altogether with this 'upgrade'. :P
     
  7. loco365

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    When any updates are released, I'll check and see. I wonder if perhaps the 8-hour waiting period may also be modified because of this.
     
  8. drfsupercenter
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    They can't physically block homepass. The best they could do is black-list the MAC addresses that we've been using. So we'd just use new ones. If we cloned the MAC address of an actual store, there's no way they could tell we're doing it that way.
     
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    I kinda wish they made it 5 total passes from a relay. So you can hit 2 relays and fill your queue. They seemingly can't update the queue number from 10 because of the Streetpass games being coded to only using a 10 Mii queue.
     
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    Not every game has 10. Sonic Generations has 99, Fire Emblem has 50, etc.

    Just the more popular ones are 10, for some stupid reason.
     
  11. someonewhodied

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    Unfortunately they CAN block homepass, not with a blacklist though.
    They'd have to use a whitelist and whitelist every single nintendo zone mac address, and if that is the case we could just use those.
     
  12. Mr. Horseshoe

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    Good news! This will help with the duplicate streetpasses from all the mac cycle abusers.
     
  13. drfsupercenter
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    Isn't that exactly what I said? So they basically CAN'T block homepass because we can just change the MAC addresses.
     
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    There's still a 10 person limit in the Streetpass Plaza, though. So instead of cycling 10 times to get different people, you just have to do it twice.

    Or after each one, if you don't want to lose any. You'll still hit duplicates, in fact, the odds are you'll hit more of them when this goes live.

    However, this "might" help with those who have multiple units at a relay at the same time. We'll have to wait and see.
     
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    Not sure this would help me too much. Last time I went to a streetpass relay oocation, I met my wife's mii from over a week before.
     
  16. ferofax

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    Is it deployed/implented already? I Homepassed last night and only got one per MAC. :/
     
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    Reading and researching yourself seems to be a dying art these days....
     
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  18. ForteGospel

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    if they wanted they could block homepass so easily, just add alittle more info into the packet sent to the nintendo zone like ip address given to the 3ds - then everyone would need to use the same dhcp configuration, they can even read the ip that sent the packet and clearly see from where each spotpass packet is coming from
     
  19. ferofax

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    Yes it is. But the fact that a few days later, I still am only getting 1 unique tag per MAC begs the question (again)...
    Is it deployed/implented already?
     
  20. jowan

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    I think you just answered yourself