1. regnad

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    So basically just being in the slot not doing anything the R4i and DSTwo are basically the same.

    Does the DSTwo get hot in your experience like it does for the previous poster?

    Getting stuck in the slot is pretty bad, though! That's not happened with mine, but I never use mine in my 3DS. It stays in my DSi XL, which can't play GBA otherwise.

    I'm shocked that you get 14 hours of play time with an NDS game. That's almost like sleep mode. And the R4i is half that?
     
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    It was mostly a joke about how there is a REAL guide to counteract any FAKE ones. Your guide looks great.
     
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    Yes, quite.

    I've cleaned the flowchart, and updated it to take slowhax into account.
     
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    How about battery life when overclocking to 133mhz (TWL speed)?
     
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    Um, I don't do that. Don't know, sorry.

    I assume it would be similar proportions, but the difference should in theory be less.
     
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    You do not need Sudoku to use a CycloDS iEvolution.

    Also, there are arrows from the a9lh section that point back to the other sections. This is bad. It leads the chart to tell you that if you have a9lh, after following several arrows, you can get an EZ Flash for GBA games (in fact you can't even put it into a 3DS), or that you need a r4i or Supercard for DS roms (no, because the custom firmware unblocks older flashcards).

    Furthermore, the system firmware 11.0 requiring a second 3DS is partly obsolete because of slowhax, and the chart doesn't mention the other requirements (such as having a DSiware game and a homebrew entry point).

    Also, consider the Everdrive GBA, although it is expensive.
     
  7. Mikemk

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    Will fix soon

    I agree regarding the EZ Flash, will fix soon. Regarding the arrow going back, the only arrow going back is after the Sky3DS, for people who can't use CFW.

    It does address slowhax (Separate 11.0/11.2 checks). I may or may not note the DSiWare game and entrypoint, since this guide focuses on flashcarts, and the 3ds.guide link will cover other requirements.

    I did consider it. I decided that adding it would mean I'd have to add a GBA section, and decided against it to prevent feature creep. I may still add it depending on TempGBA compatibility.
     
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    excellent post!
     
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    image.jpg I ended up buying this one from amazon.It should work fine,I just need a micro sd card for it unless I can run the backups from the 3ds's sd card using twl loader
     
  10. Mikemk

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    You do all this work making a chart, and people still buy those. Those are r4i Gold 3DS clones with expiration dates.
     
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    So how exactly does it expire since you have my curiosity.
     
  12. Mikemk

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    It'll stop working some time in early 2018, and require you to set your clock back.
     
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    Meh it's a pain but I can do that.I bought it cheap anyway with a gift code I didn't need.
     
  14. HomebrewJay

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    Wow, thanks for this!

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    Thanks for the heads up. The DSTWO was (one of) my first options.
     
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    I own a DS2 flashcard & use the gba emulator all the time it doesn't draw too much battery.Just enable power save in your 3DS' menu options.
     
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    You should include a warning regarding the ievo. I'm pretty sure that it doesn't support pokemon black/white 2, you don't need sudokuhax for it but it only works up to dsi version 1.4.3 in dsi mode and 1.4.2 in ds mode.
     
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    The iEvolution doesn't work with the last DSi firmware lol. Check your facts.
     
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