Will there be a 3DS PC Emulator

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Twilight Loz, Jun 25, 2010.

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Will there be a 3DS Emulator?

  1. Yh!!!!

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  2. Nah, they'll spend their time hacking the 3DS

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Jun 25, 2010
  1. Twilight Loz
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    The title says it all. Do you think hackers will spend their time making a emulator to run 3DS ROMs on your PC just like no$gba?

    I think yes
     


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    Right. and non-3d screens can really show the 3d effect, obviously.
     
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    i doubt it.

    i think playing ds games on no$gba kinda sucks
    cuz of the touch screen controls.
    with the mouse as the stylus and all.
     
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    I guess without the 3d effect, maybe.
     
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    I just slightly renamed this... so people coming in aren't expecting a fake thread about a 3DS emulator already being around.

    More-or-less just for flame protection [​IMG]
     
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    If there are roms, there will be emulators.

    The touch screen would work with mouse, 3D effect will be turned off (it's only visual, I think it's not needed to play the game, as you can switch it off on the 3DS) or can be rendered side by side like stereoscopic picture and wearing glasses with mirrors or prisms to redirect each eyes without eye-crossing.
    But how will the emulator do with the tilt and gyro sensors ?
    some buttons to click while playing maybe ?
     
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    Perhaps Sixaxis or Wiimote/Wiimotionplus compatibility through bluetooth? You just wouldn't have a hand free for the stylus unless you only use half of the Sixaxis (which makes sense since you'd only need L1, the analog stick and D-Pad)
     
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    and dont forget about DS3 (DS3 is a software that tricks PC games to use a ps3 controller as a 360 controller. Ive done it for GTA: EFLC and some other games)
     
  9. ball2012003

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    why do people keep asking question about a system that isn't even out yet
    wait till it comes out and until someone dumps a game
     
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    then whats the point of making a 3DS forum?!?!
     
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    He just meant that your question is worthless and that the answer is obvious. When/IF (and that's a big IF) the 3DS ever gets hacked, and if in some way the games can be dumped, someone might make an emulator for it. You can't make an emulator for something that doesn't even exist yet.
     
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    I've never understood what's the point of emulating a handheld console on your desktop PC (maybe besides the ability to take screenshots). Especially a handheld with touchscreen input, special 3D screen and gyroscope.
     
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    i dont think so. but if there will ever be one you'd need a computer with 3D capability. meaning more video card power. (Yes there are 3D games now)

    If some games need a motion sensing feature, then you're out of luck.(if it's a requirement to play the game or even the touch screen)
     
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    LOL emulators after the GBA fail badly. It took around 4 years to even get a decent DS one running...

    VisualBoyAdvance was THE emulator for GBA, now well....it's no$gba to some extent, but it doesn't play all games.
     
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    Doubt it. If the specs weren't so great ("far greater than the nintendo wii itself") than I'd definetely say its possible(because the 3D can be reduced to no 3D at all via the slider) but since the specs are supposedly similar to an xbox 360's, it's going to be very hard to emulate either way.

    @HBK - I still definetely prefer VBA. I love how you can easily hold space to make it go fast. I simply hate no$gba for gba emulation, but it is definetly THE emulator for DS.
     
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    There will always be emulators, simple as that. Everything will eventually get emulated.

    If things continue going the way they have been going, it usually takes about 11 years for a newer systems to be emulated at full speed.

    So in 2022, you will have your full speed 3DS emu.
     
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    ok 1st of all there isnt even an DSi emulater yet, or a DSi flash cart.
    there still trying to hack the DSi. the 3DS will be harder.
    also a 3d monitor without classed is required, which dont exist yet.
    & the sop screens 3D the bottoms just touch. how would that work on a pc?
    games starting at 2GB? so if a flash cart was to ever come out, (which would be never) you could only fit maby 1 game on a 2GB sd or you may have to have a 4GB sd to fit 1 game on.
     
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    there isnt a DSi emu yet so no 3DS emu [​IMG]
     
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    1.there are only 2 games for DSi
    2.DSi flashcarts exist [​IMG]
    3.Probably lack of want to hack the DSi.And who knows,3DS might be hacked easily xD
    4.SDHC/XC
     
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    The answer is NO!. Why? simply cuz there isnt even a good DS emulator for PC done, what makes you think some one will make an emulator of a far more powerfull handheld? Besides, U cant have 3D on a non 3D screen [​IMG]
     

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