The 3DS needs CUSTOM FIRMWARE!

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Link5084, Mar 9, 2011.

Mar 9, 2011

The 3DS needs CUSTOM FIRMWARE! by Link5084 at 7:34 PM (15,519 Views / 0 Likes) 48 replies

  1. Link5084
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    Member Link5084 Sword & Shield at your service

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    Custom Firmware is the answer to Nintendo's ability to brick a 3DS if you put a flashcart in it. Do you think it's possible?
     


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    Member SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    if nintendo makes updates via pc avaible(like the psp) YES
     
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    Member indask8 New Member Forever

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    Member Ace Overclocked My CPU's hot but my core runs cold.

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    yeah it takes time
    and for the bricking risks of cfw...
     
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    I think you should get to work on coding it then...
     
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  8. MakiManPR

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    dude the 3DS hasn't even released in US/UK and u want a CFW??
     
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    Why? (that's it, just that simple question)
     
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    I'll edit this post when there is a new custom firmware for the 3DS
     
  11. KingVamp

    Member KingVamp Great... AETHER!

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    Homebrew. (that's it, just that simple answer) [​IMG]

    With custom firmware, flashcarts will just be extra...
     
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    A CFW? lol, you know that FlashMe was then a bad bad choice and that it was completly replaced by flash carts?
     
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    Global Moderator Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    It wasn't a "bad bad choice," it was simply made redundant by Slot1 flashcards. But for a while, it was a good alternative to a Passme device. The only downside was that you needed a Passme device in order to install the CFW in the first place, but the first Passmes were huge, cumbersome and ate away at the battery life, and were mostly used to install the FlashMe and then collect dust.

    With the 3DS, it all depends on what the CFW will do, but if it enables homebrew, or lets you run, ahem, backups from the SD card, it would be very welcome and probably preferrable to a flashcard.

    But all that is still in the future. The 3DS isn't even properly out yet [​IMG] Maybe in a couple years.
     
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    It was a bad choice because of the brick risk.
     
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    why not?(that's it, just that simpler answer)
     
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    I can answer this one! It's not needed, people just want it to hack it. See? The "why not" was so much easier to answer.
     
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    It's a 'bad choice' to let impatient children do many things...
    I've FlashMe'd and UnFlashMe'd my DS' more than a few times. and had no problems.
    So long as you dont "ZOMG R U DUN YET?!?!?!" or dick around, using FlashMe isn't hard. The tool is simple enough to make, and the actual process isn't hard as long as you can read and follow instructions.


    Materials needed:
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    • 1" square of Aluminum foil
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    Making the tool:[*]Cut the 'cone' part of the toothpick off and make sure it's flat with no splinters.[*]Place the aluminum foil on top of the tooth pick and fold two opposite corners down.[*]Gently twist the aluminum foil so it wraps around the tooth pick.[*]Put a layer or two of the clear tape around the foil, even with the top of the toothpick.
     
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    What do you do with this tool when done?
     
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    Once an exploit is found in the 3DS software (which will happen... eventually) a CFW won't be far off. And I'm pretty sure anyone would prefer a CFW over purchasing a flashcart once all the major bricking bugs are sorted out.

    Of course, that's if it's even physically possible to run a 3DS game off of the SD card unless something is hardwired to read only from the game slot. Then it would be just for taking care of AP protection and homebrew using the available hardware through the SD card.
     

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