time for an upgrade?

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by link491, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. link491
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    ok, so recently, i found my ds under my laptop wich had been on for like 7 hours on my bed. i think it overheated or somthing because when i push the touch screen REEAAALLLYYY hard, the top screen gets tinted red and freezes. so i think its time for an upgrade! i found a guy on kijiji in my area who is selliung a ds lite for $50 and a dsi for $70 (Canadian dollars) i know that i can easily raise enough money for either in 5 months (or less for the ds lite... but... ya... like $4 per week for allowance T_T). i have a r4-sdhc (r4i-sdhc.com) wich DOESNT support the dsi, and an ez flash expansion pack. i could easily buy a new flashcart if i bought a dsi. so heres my question:

    Should i get a new ds lite,
    get a dsi,
    or use the one i have now
     
  2. basher11

    basher11 GBAtemp's Official Vocaloid Lover

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    read the bolded. that's what you should NOT be doing
     
  3. Presto99

    Presto99 You slammin, bro?

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    basher is right....
    and if you were going to get a new DS I would save money and get a lite. DSi's aren't that great, really. I have a DSi XL but that's cause of the screen size.
     
  4. Lilith Valentine

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    What he said and if you don't have a card that doesn't work on DSi (or 3DS) and don't want to buy one, just buy a cheap DS Lite.
     
  5. link491
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    k thanks that solves my problem. im gonna buy a new ds lite! (insert cheering here) after all, id miss the gba slot anyhoo!
    this just happened after leaving the thing under the laptop (i really gotta stop doing that) but on the other hand, it could be from like 3 years of taking it everywere i go...
    thanks, link491 [​IMG]
     
  6. s4mid4re

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    I personally think DS phats are better than lite. My brother has a DS lite and the buttons are SO difficult to press.

    Maybe I have to get used to them? [​IMG]

    But that's for the OP to decide and I think phats are rarer than lites now.
     
  7. Fishaman P

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    I think you should get a DSi.

    They're less prone to breakage, the buttons are clicky but still raised, and they're just EPIC.

    And then you can get an AK2i or something for $15.
     
  8. rockstar99

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    DSi XL.I use it more than my 3DS just for the screens
     
  9. link491
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    see i wouldnt go for a xl or 3ds cuz theye both pretty expensive on Kijiji (ya... budget is $80 or less)
     
  10. pistone

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    in your heart...coz secretly you love me !!!!
    for me get the ds lite
    is cheaper you already have the ez pack and you can start to save the many for soething else (3ds ,or more games)
     
  11. ferofax

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    you shouldn't really leave gadgets under a laptop, especially for hours on end. the heat will probably fry it.
     
  12. Waflix

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    I also have a DSi, but that is because of my broken DS Lite. In your situation I would choose for buying a DS. I just think that is the best option.
     
  13. AceWarhead

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    well, since you have all that stuff ( the r4, expansion pak ) for the lite, go get the lite. it is cheaper,too