1. Dungeonseeker

    OP Dungeonseeker GBAtemp Fan
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    I was seconds away from pre ordering one when they announced they were close to release but decided to wait for the release, glad I did because they went totally silent shortly afterwards.

    Anybody got any idea what happened to the thing? They showed videos of it working so it must have existed in prototype form.
     
  2. Subtle Demise

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    I don't think they ever got it working well enough for a public release.
     
  3. LysergCooltyp

    LysergCooltyp I don't know why the microwave burns
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    Their exploit got patched out from what i remember and they couldn't find a new one in time and abandoned the whole thing.
     
  4. VinsCool

    VinsCool Persona Secretiva Felineus
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    They promised vaporware. Nothing to see here. If it was legit, it would have been out for a very long time.
     
  5. Kafluke

    Kafluke GBAtemp Guru
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    I did pre order it. I literally waited for over a year and eventually just got store credit.
     
  6. markehmus

    markehmus GBAtemp Maniac
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    nice ... they just kept my $ , cant believe i fell for modchip central crap again

    WiiKeyU pre-orders! Post yours!
     
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  7. Kafluke

    Kafluke GBAtemp Guru
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    Mod chip central was actual very helpful to me. They had my pre-order on file and gave me credit.
     
  8. markehmus

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    even so , credit ?

    should have gotten the money back , that's ridiculous.
     
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  9. Kafluke

    Kafluke GBAtemp Guru
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    Yeah, it wasn't cheap. Over a 100bucks if I remember.
     
  10. markehmus

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    $131.15

    modchip central is some goof ball in his basement just reselling off the internet i bet.

    because this is the second time he ripped me off ... last time was with a flatmii chip for wii.

    but i dont think the other posters are correct, they chip is drive attached so i doubt it would be patched out.

    i bet there was just conflict of interests with the manufacturers producing them
     
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  11. fatsquirrel

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    GOD NOT THIS SHIT AGAIN
     
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  12. Keylogger

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    I have preordered one
     
  13. metaljay

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    you bumped a 4 year old thread - why?
     
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  14. E1ite007

    E1ite007 Weird avatar guy
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    And for a drive emulator, that never released publicly.
     
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  15. DinohScene

    DinohScene Feed Dino to the Sharks
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    I must say I honestly forgot about the Wii u key thing.
    That being said, I'm still waiting for the Xode to come out, also never saw the light of day.

    But yeh, necrobumping is a bad idea in general.
    Tho on occasion, it can be a good thing to remind us about certain hardware in the past like this.
     
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  16. The Real Jdbye

    The Real Jdbye Always Remember 30/07/08
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    I don't know if this is true or not, but what I heard was that the chip required users to dump the console unique drive key from their own console in order to work, which required a software exploit that would have made the chip redundant in the first place. Since that wouldn't be a very sellable product, and they couldn't figure out a way around that, they just gave up.
     
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