Weird play coins thing

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Luigi2012SM64DS, Apr 28, 2012.

  1. Luigi2012SM64DS

    Luigi2012SM64DS G-old member

    Aug 27, 2011
    Today i had 2 plays gods from getting 200 steps.
    then i cganhed that day to one day back then went to the 3ds menu and back and chnged it todays date (april 28)
    then i noticed i had 68 steps (i thinlk) then i started shaking my 3ds more and then at about 400 steps i had 5 play coins
    now i have 640 and i had 8 play coins (yes 8)
    edit: now im at 903 and i have 10 play coins
    edit2: 926 steps and 11 play coins
  2. Yuki Amano

    Yuki Amano GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Mar 31, 2012
    United States
    My 3DS
    First off, I can't read what you're typing. Second, from what I read, if you possibly stepped around 220 steps (Clearly it's not exactly 200), then what's 220 plus 926? I know it's hard, but the answer is 1146. Divide it by a hundred, ignore the decimals/remainder and you've got the number of play coins. s1 + s2 / 100 = p
  3. ComeTurismO

    ComeTurismO CTO

    Sep 18, 2011
    4:54 PM
    Sorry this does not make any sense to me, please fix your typing, Salman.
  4. CannonFoddr

    CannonFoddr Regular GBATemp Lurker

    Sep 23, 2006
    Sitting by computer
    I'm use to seeing stuff like this - so here's an attempt to translate it for everyone else

    Today I had 2 play coins from getting 200 steps
    Then I changed that day to one day back, Then went to the 3DS menu and changed it back to todays date (april 28)
    then I noticed I had 68 step (I think), then i started shaking my 3ds more, then at about 400 steps I had 5 play coins
    now I have 640 steps & I had 8 play coins (yes 8)


    edit: now I'm at 903 and i have 10 play coins

    edit2: 926 steps and 11 play coins

    Now what I think he's saying is that when he does the 3ds 'Time warp' cheat to get more coins he puzzled over WHY his 'steps' don't tally up with the number of 'coins' he has
    e.g. He's done 200 steps & got 2 coins [Correct], yet when he did 400 'steps' he had '5 coins' [INCORRECT] & at 640 'steps' he had '8 coins' [CORRECT]

    I would assume he was expecting that once he did 400 steps he would have 6 coins (2 originally + 4 for the 400 steps he'd done)
    & At 640 steps - he expected 8 coins (2 original + 4 for the 400 steps + 2 for the additional 240 steps)

    The reason for the middle part NOT tallying up is that he HAD to do MORE than 400 steps - if he HAD 68 on the counter before he shook it (which he thinks he had) then he would've needed to do 468 steps to get the 6th coin to show up

    However I believe he DIDN'T have 68 steps showing originally (looking at his edits I would assume it was between 4 & 26) ...
    because @ 640 steps the number of coins are correct, & somewhere between 903 & 926 the number of coins 'rolled over' from being 'wrong' to being 'right'
  5. bowser

    bowser Mwa ha ha ha!

    Sep 1, 2008
    GBAtemp ↑↑↓↓← → ← →BA
    Nice sleuthing Sherlock :)

    I wouldn't have had the energy or inclination to analyze this :P
    1 person likes this.
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