what is a xorpad? and why do we need it to make .cias?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by reiyu, Sep 17, 2015.

  1. reiyu
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    reiyu Canadian, eh?

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    just trying to understand. please help out a noob.

    thanks!
     
  2. Technicmaster0

    Technicmaster0 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    An xor-pad helps to decrypt ROMs of commercial games. I suppose that it has nothing to do with this forum.
     
  3. lemanuel

    lemanuel Maxconsole's All-Knowing Lurker

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    think of it as blueprints of a rom. You need those blueprints to know how to construct and deconstruct the rom (as well as decrypting it).
     
  4. reiyu
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    so like a full bit check of the rom kinda way?
     
  5. Megaben99

    Megaben99 I'm not an intern. I'm a messenger of the Gods!

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    xorpad is basically the Claw.

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