what makes the 3ds region locked

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  1. jazariz
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    I don't know I've been wondering for some time I would honestly want to know how it works.
     
  2. Mikecrowfone

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    Nintendo makes the 3ds region locked, but honestly you will have better luck searching using these terms "gateway region free"
     
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    It works by the inclusion of a special 'racism' microchip. It detects if any of the game code has a funny accent.
     
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    So if I would have already took out the square racist chip what happens
     
  5. Crass

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    Reverse racism.
     
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    and then can i play games from other regions?
     
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    Is this for real? ^^
     
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    Nothing makes the 3DS region locked hardware-wise, it's Nintendo's fancy coded into the software.
     
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    You guys are killing me lol
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    and gateway does have a fake passport to get through?
     
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    it was just a dumb question . w.