Hardware Thinking of buying a 3DS

Valatros

Member
OP
Newcomer
Joined
Dec 27, 2009
Messages
19
Trophies
0
XP
188
Country
United States
So I'm looking at buying a 3DS, and am inevitably going to want a flashcart of some sort. From what I was reading I want an old 3DS on 4.5 or earlier, but then there's mention of this Sky3DS flashcart which doesn't give a flip.

I want to be able to run homebrew (the homebrew dslibris means my 2ds is STILL in action), use action replay codes (or their equivalent), and run commercial game dumps, if possible.

I don't mind having to only have one game dump on my flashcart at a time, which some quick skimming suggests is a possibility, nor do I particularly care if it can connect online. It would be nice, but not critical.

Any and all suggestions to achieve this would be appreciated. I'm sure some reading could get me the answers, but I just don't have the time to read the text-book worth of information when I only need to use a paragraphs summary worth, these days.

Thanks,

-Valatros
 

aureate

Member
Newcomer
Joined
Mar 14, 2009
Messages
6
Trophies
0
XP
133
Country
United States
So I'm looking at buying a 3DS, and am inevitably going to want a flashcart of some sort. From what I was reading I want an old 3DS on 4.5 or earlier, but then there's mention of this Sky3DS flashcart which doesn't give a flip.

I want to be able to run homebrew (the homebrew dslibris means my 2ds is STILL in action), use action replay codes (or their equivalent), and run commercial game dumps, if possible.

I don't mind having to only have one game dump on my flashcart at a time, which some quick skimming suggests is a possibility, nor do I particularly care if it can connect online. It would be nice, but not critical.

Any and all suggestions to achieve this would be appreciated. I'm sure some reading could get me the answers, but I just don't have the time to read the text-book worth of information when I only need to use a paragraphs summary worth, these days.

Thanks,

-Valatros
You don't want Sky3DS because it can't play homebrew. The Gateway is your only real option here. It doesn't do cheat codes, yet (afaik, never really looked into it) But you can use some homebrew and commercial ROMs.
 

guitarheroknight

1.6180339887
Member
Joined
Nov 9, 2014
Messages
2,818
Trophies
1
Age
31
Location
Grand Line
XP
4,026
Country
Norway
If you buy now. If OP waits, Nintendo might start shipping consoles with 9.3/4.
I don't think that's gonna happen, a simple glance at the date on the box of the console should do the trick. All consoles til now are bellow 9.3. The highest firmware version I've seen was 8.1 and that's with the ssb version since it requires it. There's a 95% chance he'll get something below 9.3.
 

cvskid

Well-Known Member
Member
Joined
Apr 13, 2014
Messages
2,778
Trophies
1
XP
2,818
Country
United States
You don't want Sky3DS because it can't play homebrew. The Gateway is your only real option here. It doesn't do cheat codes, yet (afaik, never really looked into it) But you can use some homebrew and commercial ROMs.
I thought you could use homebrew with a sky3ds by loading up cubic ninja through it and using ninjax.
 

You may also like...

General chit-chat
Help Users
  • No one is chatting at the moment.
  • M4x1mumReZ @ M4x1mumReZ:
    Nice to know that
  • K3N1 @ K3N1:
    Cheapest I found $230 tax/s&h
    +1
  • K3N1 @ K3N1:
    Sihuuu Taco Holder Stand set of 2 - Holds up to 3 tacos in each Taco Tray - Sturdy, Dishwasher and Microwave Safe https://a.co/d/6FFlct5 What kind of tacos are even in those racks
  • Veho @ Veho:
    What's that, ham and cheese?
  • Veho @ Veho:
    I often stick some ham and cheese in a tortilla and toast it but I wouldn't dare call it a taco.
  • K3N1 @ K3N1:
    I guess ice cream in a taco is still a taco
  • K3N1 @ K3N1:
    The product placement in the fantasy football movie is werid it starts out with a psp then goes to the series x
  • Veho @ Veho:
    There's a fantasy football movie?
  • K3N1 @ K3N1:
    I bet you can't believe it's about Madden
  • Veho @ Veho:
    I can't believe it's not butter.
  • K3N1 @ K3N1:
    Lebron James did help produce it so it can't be that shit right
  • cearp @ cearp:
    kennie'snewname is now the old name???
    +2
  • M4x1mumReZ @ M4x1mumReZ:
    Woah! Kenny has changed it name?
    +1
  • M4x1mumReZ @ M4x1mumReZ:
    @cearp, Hey there!
    +2
  • K3N1 @ K3N1:
    I prefer it/idiots as my pronouns thank you
    +2
  • K3N1 @ K3N1:
    Lol theirs a cheat code for 30/60fps for new pOKEmoNz for ryujinx
    +1
  • K3N1 @ K3N1:
    So to have echo auto you need your phone connected to BT audio then the echo auto connected to your phone
  • brouh @ brouh:
    Hey, how can i contact the admins to see if there is something blocking the views of my post
  • brouh @ brouh:
    alr thx
  • The Real Jdbye @ The Real Jdbye:
    @brouh if you can see it, then other people can see it too
    The Real Jdbye @ The Real Jdbye: @brouh if you can see it, then other people can see it too