What carts shall I buy?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by DanielWilko, Feb 3, 2016.

  1. DanielWilko
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    Hi there I have a 2DS running Ver. 10.5.0-30E

    I want to buy one cart to run 3ds Roms and I want to buy another to run DS and GBA/Gameboy games

    Which carts do I buy?

    I was thinking Sky3DS Plus for the 3ds games but I'm
    Not sure which one for the DS/GBA games
     
  2. mediabob

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    The only cart that can reliably emulate GBA games is the DSTWO plus. And even that one is not amazing, VC injection is, really the way to go for Gameboy, it is however a decent DS cart

    Sky 3DS Plus is a decent 3DS card.

    For just DS I would go with an R4 gold, they are cheap and solid cards, but you won't get great GBA performance though.
     
  3. VirusX2

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    R4i for NDS I think...
     
  4. DanielWilko
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    What is VC injection?

    on the website I will purchase off of, it says the dstwo plus will not run on Ver 10?

    So this r4 gold can play GBA and DS games on the 2ds ver10? What's the hiccup of GBA games?

    I dont have a DS, I need a 2DS cart that can run DS/GBA games?
     
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    VC injection is where you take a legit GBA virtual console title and inject a rom of your choosing to run it natively.

    The 3DS does not perform so great on the GBA emulators, the DSTWO plus has extra memory and processor on board to help that.

    I use a DSTWO plus on 10.4, the 3DS mode might not work but you shouldn't use that, anyway because they stile Gateways stuff and there is a chance to brick your console.

    I personally would go CFW for 3DS, VC injection for GBA and a cheap R4 for Ds
     
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    vc injection is something you can do with custom firmware installed. however, you being on 10.5 means you cant do that with your current 2ds at this time.

    the sky3ds plus card supposedly supports the latest firmware. at least its saying so on http://www.sky3ds.com/news.html

    r4gold cant play gba games i believe. the dstwo carts can, but not perfectly either. the thing is, gba emulation isn't that easy. the dstwo comes with an extra cpu and memory in the cart to make gba and snes emulation possible at all, but theres still games that dont run or not at all. no idea what firmware they support right now
     
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    I have a 3ds xl 10.5 just got my sky+ Monday and I love it! Make sure you use a scan disc brand micro sd, I tried my trusty Samsung 32 gb and it didn't work.... Www.modchipcentral.com 2 day shipping with tracking $15
     
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    Ask @gamesquest1 to hardmod/downgrade your 2DS for you (he's in the UK and has done many hardmods for other people) then you'll save yourself the money for a Sky3DS+ (the hardmod is cheaper) and you'll be able to use GBA VC injects as well. Only thing missing then is DS and you can get a cheap R4i Gold for $15 or so.