Who uses flashcards on their 3DS?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Cocytean, Apr 3, 2011.

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Do you use a flashcard on your shiny new 3DS?

  1. Hell yeah! I love me some NDS goodness!

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  2. No way! Don't want to risk an onine ban or similar!

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  1. Cocytean
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    Cocytean Advanced Member

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    Just like the title says really. There's lots of talk about whether it's good or bad to use a flashcard on the 3DS, but I was wondering which among you have actually thrown caution to the wind and indulged in some good old NDS rom enjoyment. I'm currently on the fence myself. I own 3 3DS games (SFIV, Pilotwings, and Ridge Racer), but I'm absolutely jonesing for a good RPG, so am thinking of popping in my DSTWO. Please vote! It will be interesting to see the result [​IMG]
     


  2. mechadylan

    mechadylan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I use my AK2i on my 3DS all the time.
     
  3. TheDarkSeed

    TheDarkSeed I'm a pretentious sack of shit

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    How the heck are they gonna ban you with a friend code? Unless each 3DS has a unique serial which I doubt it does.
     
  4. s4mid4re

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    I'd stay away from 3DS from now; you can play with a ds/dsl/dsi/dsixl without worrying you know. [​IMG]

    In Japan, shops won't buy/repair your 3DS if it has record of using a flashcart on its log, so if you, by any chance, brick your 3DS (which I don't believe a flashcart alone can do), it won't get repaired even with warranty.
     
  5. epicCreations.or

    epicCreations.or GBAtemp Fan

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    I decided that since they can't brick me, and that I don't really use online all that much, I threw caution to the wind and started using my AK on there. Good decision though; I don't need to dedicate a pocket to both the DSL and 3DS [​IMG]
     
  6. xinyyy78

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    yes,i do.i use my DSTWO all the time.
     
  7. TheDarkSeed

    TheDarkSeed I'm a pretentious sack of shit

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    Ah, i see. so there's an actual down side. Well I'd still use it. Who'd want to sell it to a game store for less than 50% of it's price. If you have some friends that happen to want one when you don't then both will profit.
     
  8. Fluto

    Fluto A potato in disguise

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    it should the DS dsl dsi had one
    remember
    like in pokemon it said
    "please use the ds every time you want to connnect"
    also there's an option to change your "system code" to someone else on the DS wifi options menuu
     
  9. Dylan

    Dylan 100 MILES AND RUNNIN'

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    I'm happy to wait it out and see what happens with the flashcard developers/nintendos anti-piracy side of things
     
  10. Cocytean
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    Pretty interesting so far - seems to be a roughly even split. The May update should be fascinating - I wonder what will happen? [​IMG]
     
  11. rockstar99

    rockstar99 Hi

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    The only thing i use on my 3ds is my ds2 except for the maybe 1 race per day on ridge racer.Seriously i would be playing 3ds games all day if i had samurai warriors but no store has that game left
     
  12. Yoshimashin

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    Really? Every store I have checked has had it. Radiant Histortia on the DS, however...
     
  13. Eighteen

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    Yeah..
    I simply use acekart 2i all the time.
    I don't care about whatever rumors [​IMG]
    Specially since rumors on the internet are usually 89% fake [​IMG]
     
  14. R2DJ

    R2DJ GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Well since I have a DSi anyway I wouldn't want to risk it. They didn't allow flash carts for nothing. I have a feeling they've got something up their sleeve.

    DSi for flashcart and DS games; 3DS for 3DS games. Simple...
     
  15. Zorua

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    I use my ak2i.
     
  16. ferret7463

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    I am using my DStwo on my 3DS to play a translated Super Robot Wars J GBA rom. [​IMG]
     
  17. doodads

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    I'll be using mine when I get it in the mail eventually. Stunned that people actually got fooled by the scare tactics.
     
  18. striderx

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    Actually your poll should have a third choice of "Wait and see what Ninty's up to..."

    I've got a DSL, DSi and a 3DS in my stable and there's no good reason to put a flashcart in my 3DS when all it does is let me play DS games.

    I voted "No" but that could change.

    striderx
     
  19. naved.islam14

    naved.islam14 Gbatemp's Official Dark Knight™

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    No way. For the first time in my life I don't want to hack/mod a console.
     
  20. 431unknown

    431unknown Greatness Awaits

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    I'm with you on that comment for now atleast until I buy a second unit.