What actually happened to the R4 team?

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  1. Frogman
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    what happened did they just like dissappear or did they say they were closing down or what happened,
    ive just got into flashcarts since i bought my dsi (may this year) so sorry for my n00biness
     


  2. House Spider

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    They quit, last year. Probably because of all those clones. [​IMG]
     
  3. Yuan

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    + Nintendo's lawsuit.
     
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  5. sprogurt

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    54 companies and ninty filed a lawsuit against r4
     
  6. Maz7006

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    Nintendo Law suit.

    they released the last v1.18 FW (i think) and then stopped production

    Great question, many people think that they just died due to more popular cards, the R4 was actually pretty active, it used to release firmware at the end of each month, fixing games, and bugs etc. it WAS a respectable team, and all these clones exploit its name so it can get good sales [​IMG]
     
  7. Langin

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    these r4 clones need orther names and orther frimware and ninty asked them if they would stop or else....
     
  8. I am r4ymond

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    So it's Due to the Amount of Clones that wrecked the R4 Team?
     
  9. XWolf

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    Heh, Attack of the Clones....

    The lawsuit can't have helped. Can't believe I cannot sell mine on Amazon or even ebay now!
     
  10. laxman0220

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    The real r4 team got sued by nintendo and a flood of clones took over, so they ditched the R4 and made a new card called the m3.
     
  11. Jakob95

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    What are you talking about they didn't make the M3... The M3 team was formed before the R4 team. As the M3 has Slot 2 carts which the R4 doesn't. R4 and M3 are not together in any way. The M3 team actually formed there flashcart M3 Simply and it was a clone of the R4.
     
  12. evandixon

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    The R4 was originally made by the M3 team, but they broke off to be independend later.
    Then the many clones come, then M3 takes over again with the R4i.
     
  13. dice

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    It's 2 year now I believe.
     
  14. Pendor

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    Fail.
     
  15. Jakob95

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    How is that a fail. The M3 Simply was a clone of the R4 it was the same exact thing. The R4 made the updates and then the next day m3 Simply got the same update. As soon as the R4 stopped making updates so did M3 Simply.
     
  16. Pendor

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    Fail.
     
  17. laxman0220

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    nvm..
     
  18. screwed

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    fail!
     
  19. edes

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  20. I am r4ymond

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    All these "fail" are just spam. The R4 Team was attacked by many Numerous Nintendo Game Complaints (sued). That's why they quit the R4 team and went to Making the M3. [Correct me if I'm wrong]