What is HANS?

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  1. Thirty3Three
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    Newbie to the hax, but using Gateway, thanks!

    It allows you to run roms? er...?
     


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    HANS runs in userland, so no it can't run games.
    What it can do however, is:
    change language and region
    overclock cpu for better fps (n3ds only)
    load romhacks
    firmware spoof
     
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    Thirty3Three Musician Member

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    Interesting! So you need to have the specific cartrage in while playing the rom hacks? Like the corresponding game? - And this also is the same with other-region games?
     
  4. daxtsu

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    You can use digital copies as well. HANS pretends to be the game initially, spoofs firmware/region/whatever options you picked, and then runs the game proper.
     
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    You need to have the original game to even launch the patch.

    think of it as a hotel room. You cant get in without the key
     
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    very informative :D
     
  7. SLiV3R

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    but why is it called HANS? What does HANS stand for?
     
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    HANS is a name :)
     
  10. TheKawaiiDesu

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    Hans is a german name.
    Germany has 7 letters.
    Smealum has 7 letters.
    You're welcome.
     
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    Spoofing?
    Idk do want to know what it means tho!
     
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    Nobody knows what the letters mean but your explanation is the best yet.
     
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    Sorry to hijack the thread, but it is kinda related:
    Why do you have to use HANS to launch nintendo software from the Homebrew launcher?
     
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    I got the impression it was from enHANcer, or HANS for short. Not sure where I got that from though.
     
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    You don't have to you can. But because it's currently the only homebrew app that does it, but someone could write another program that does it, but there is not really a point because HANS works just fine.
     
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    Lol we asked about hans 3ds not hans in motorsports ☺
     
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    Your gaming is safer now, not more comfortable... i think xD
     
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    Oh, well I did also feel safer, but also more comfortable I swear.
     
  21. keanutah

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    Things are safer in HANS' loving embrace.
     
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