Homebrew Trying to boot Japanese Copy of MHXX on O3DS using userland homebrew, having problems

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I remember when I used to boot up homebrew, there was an application for launching out of region game cards. Now I finally need to use said application and its nowhere to be seen on The Homebrew Launcher. If it helps I'm using the most recent update of OoT3Dhax to launch HB but it shouldn't be an issue.

Just to be sure I didn't accidentally delete or fail to update the region-free launcher, I also just re-downloaded the entire homebrew starter kit on my SD card. And still the region-free launcher is nowhere to be seen. Did some firmware update shut down this application or something?
 

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I also looked up how to try using HANS to launch an out of region game card, and I'm not sure what to set everything to to get Monster Hunter XX to launch.
 

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How do I get HANS to work? I don’t know what settings to turn each thing to in order to get it to boot up MHXX properly, there are no tutorials anywhere.
 

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Just tried it again, didn’t change any of the settings, didn’t work.

It says a bunch of stuff ending with “invalidated icache”
Probably that game cant be launched from HANS, that happens to a few Extended Memory games like Pokemon Sun.
 

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Probably that game cant be launched from HANS, that happens to a few Extended Memory games like Pokemon Sun.
So in other words I have to CFW or get an inexpensive JP 3DS.

(And by the way one of my sister’s friends has a Japanese 3DS and was told a Japanese 3DS can also play english games, what’s up with that?)
 

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So in other words I have to CFW or get an inexpensive JP 3DS.

(And by the way one of my sister’s friends has a Japanese 3DS and was told a Japanese 3DS can also play english games, what’s up with that?)
A japanese 3ds cannot play english games without those games having a language option, however, if you were to purchase an inexpensive flashcart for around $20 online, you can install a cfw in a matter of minutes.
-You can also use the monster health plugin, which i personally adore. It adds a health bar on the bottom screen for monsters.
 

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A japanese 3ds cannot play english games without those games having a language option, however, if you were to purchase an inexpensive flashcart for around $20 online, you can install a cfw in a matter of minutes.
-You can also use the monster health plugin, which i personally adore. It adds a health bar on the bottom screen for monsters.
How long does the NTRBoot CFW install method actually take? I’ve heard some people say it takes up to a couple hours and others say it takes much less time.
 

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I've done it twice recently and it took less than 15 minutes; it's an absolute breeze.
Even when I look at the steps of the guide I’m still nevertheless afraid of screwing something up. I really wish I could find someone to help me with the process in person. Even simple computer stuff I tend to screw up.
 

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Even when I look at the steps of the guide I’m still nevertheless afraid of screwing something up. I really wish I could find someone to help me with the process in person. Even simple computer stuff I tend to screw up.
I'd be incredibly surprised if you beefed anything up, and even if you did, it's almost impossible to beef something beyond quick correction.
 

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Even when I look at the steps of the guide I’m still nevertheless afraid of screwing something up. I really wish I could find someone to help me with the process in person. Even simple computer stuff I tend to screw up.
Brick rates have finally hit 0% as of recently, meaning it is 100% completely impossible to mess something up. The worst you could do is forget a step and have to go back later. Also, it roughly takes 15 minutes. It used to take several hours, but ntrboot has speed things up significantly.
 

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A japanese 3ds cannot play english games without those games having a language option, however, if you were to purchase an inexpensive flashcart for around $20 online, you can install a cfw in a matter of minutes.
-You can also use the monster health plugin, which i personally adore. It adds a health bar on the bottom screen for monsters.
That cheat kinda beats half the point of the game, learning monsters and observing them, to improve your judging of their health from the signs they show (drooling, limping, etc.). Also, depending on his firmware version, there might be a free method available for him (unless he meant 11.6).

How long does the NTRBoot CFW install method actually take? I’ve heard some people say it takes up to a couple hours and others say it takes much less time.
With ntrboot (flashcard needed), it takes about 15-20 mins tops depending on the speed of your SD card. Most of that time though you will simply be waiting for it to finish, so don't worry, it's really easy and quick. I did it on 11.3 with Soundhax (normally takes about twice the amount of time) and got it installed in 22 mins thanks to my fast SD card.

Even when I look at the steps of the guide I’m still nevertheless afraid of screwing something up. I really wish I could find someone to help me with the process in person. Even simple computer stuff I tend to screw up.
If you follow the steps EXACTLY, nothing will go wrong. However, if you are too afraid to do it yourself, I think it's possible to send your system to a fellow verified reliable temper, have it installed for you, then shipped back to you. The thread should be in the CFW section of the forum, so look for it.

Brick rates have finally hit 0% as of recently, meaning it is 100% completely impossible to mess something up. The worst you could do is forget a step and have to go back later. Also, it roughly takes 15 minutes. It used to take several hours, but ntrboot has speed things up significantly.
Actually that's not true, bricks can still happen, only difference is that now with ntrboot bricks are recoverable from. They can happen, just you never risk an unrecoverable brick unless you do something ridiculously stupid to the point it's impossible even if on purpose:P
 
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Brick rates have finally hit 0% as of recently, meaning it is 100% completely impossible to mess something up. The worst you could do is forget a step and have to go back later. Also, it roughly takes 15 minutes. It used to take several hours, but ntrboot has speed things up significantly.
Okay, there is a tech support place in the town I go to college, I asked the people there about 3DS CFW and was surprised to hear that they’ve done it for their own 3DSs before.
 

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Okay, there is a tech support place in the town I go to college, I asked the people there about 3DS CFW and was surprised to hear that they’ve done it for their own 3DSs before.
Ask if they happen to have a flashcart with ntrboot support. If they do, let them do it for you, that can save you a lot of trouble. Buy them a coffee or something in return if you want to pay them:P
 

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If you follow the steps EXACTLY, nothing will go wrong. However, if you are too afraid to do it yourself, I think it's possible to send your system to a fellow verified reliable temper, have it installed for you, then shipped back to you. The thread should be in the CFW section of the forum, so look for it
Do these “verified, reliable tempers” want a bit of monetary compensation for such things? If so, how much?

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Ask if they happen to have a flashcart with ntrboot support. If they do, let them do it for you, that can save you a lot of trouble. Buy them a coffee or something in return if you want to pay them:P
The guy told me he’ll help me when I get the necessary things for it (including the flash cart).

If I’m reading the guide correctly then all I need are a pre-flashed NTRboot flashcart, a small magnet to trigger sleep mode, and a microSD card.
 

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Do these “verified, reliable tempers” want a bit of monetary compensation for such things? If so, how much?

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The guy told me he’ll help me when I get the necessary things for it (including the flash cart).

If I’m reading the guide correctly then all I need are a pre-flashed NTRboot flashcart, a small magnet to trigger sleep mode, and a microSD card.
I just remembered that I was thinking of the hardmod thread (no need to do that) where you could have people do it for you. Never mind. And that's pretty much what you will need. If the flashcart isn't preloaded with ntrboot but supports it, you can still easily do it.
 

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I just remembered that I was thinking of the hardmod thread (no need to do that) where you could have people do it for you. Never mind. And that's pretty much what you will need. If the flashcart isn't preloaded with ntrboot but supports it, you can still easily do it.
I was going to buy an R4i Gold 3DS Plus because it saves time installing NTRBoot.
 
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