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Mitama
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(05-30-2013, 08:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by duckroll

This forum is not the place to promote or to direct people to purchasing "backup managers" devices. The thread will be left open because this is still an interesting development in terms of hacking progress and considered news. Don't link to the site or to videos with such links.


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Gateway 3DS is the world's first 3DS flash card!
The GATEWAY 3DS TEAM proudly presents the first ever video proof that many thought impossible. Below we show an unedited video of the device booting 3 different backed up 3DS ROMS consecutively which are loaded on the GATEWAY 3DS device via microSD cards. We hope you are as excited as we are!

*links removed*

From the video you'd think you'd only be able to load a single game at a time, however, someone close to the team mentioned this: "And for those asking, it is 'early video' before the 'game manager' was finished in coding by the homebrew developers, reason for 3 microsd one for each rom."

This would be awesome for people like me who don't like digital (because of Nintendo's games bound to system policy) but still want to carry all their games with them on a single cartridge!
Last edited by duckroll; 05-30-2013 at 11:07 PM.
Maedhros
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(05-30-2013, 08:33 PM)
In other words: piracy.
Wario64
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(05-30-2013, 08:34 PM)

Originally Posted by Mitama

This would be awesome for people like me who don't like digital (because of Nintendo's games bound to system policy) but still want to carry all their games with them on a single cartridge!

Yes, that would be great for that particular scenario, wouldn't it
MikeE21286
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(05-30-2013, 08:35 PM)
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Eusis
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(05-30-2013, 08:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mitama

This would be awesome for people like me who don't like digital (because of Nintendo's games bound to system policy) but still want to carry all their games with them on a single cartridge!

If only everyone thought that way rather than "sweet, free games!" because I really do not want the 3DS's rise fucked up by ease of piracy as the case seemed to be for DS and PSP.
SuperŅ
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(05-30-2013, 08:35 PM)
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Good news!
Axispowers
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(05-30-2013, 08:35 PM)
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The white 3DS XL is so sexy.... stupid NA colors.

But I buy my 3DS games digitally anyway. Don't have any use for this.
VICTORsaurio
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(05-30-2013, 08:35 PM)
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3DS SAVED!!!! (some would say)
Vitacat
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(05-30-2013, 08:36 PM)
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I don't know a lot about 3DS, but can Nintendo simply issue a mandatory firmware update that renders this thing useless? Or at the very least, unable to play newer games that require newer firmware?

Originally Posted by Axispowers

But I buy my 3DS games digitally anyway. Don't have any use for this.

If you ever lost your 3DS you might have a use for this, since your digital games are tied to that device alone, if I understand Nintendo's absurd DRM correctly. Unless you don't mind rebuying all your games again.
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Ryuukan
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(05-30-2013, 08:36 PM)
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If Whitney Houston was still with us today, she would have one thing to say to the OP
vulva
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(05-30-2013, 08:36 PM)
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This could be exciting in 2-3 years if the homebrew scene becomes as sick as the DS was
StevePharma
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(05-30-2013, 08:36 PM)
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megaton if region free.

But it will be a piracy device for sure.

Originally Posted by Vitacat

I don't know a lot about 3DS, but can Nintendo simply issue a mandatory firmware update that renders this thing useless? Or at the very least, unable to play newer games that require newer firmware?

Yeah just like with the Wii right? ;)
Squashie
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(05-30-2013, 08:37 PM)
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I thought people had stopped using flashcarts? Save up some money and stop killing the video games industry!
Zee-Row
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(05-30-2013, 08:37 PM)
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No reason for any legit customer to use this when most 3DS games are available digitally.
Herb Alpert
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(05-30-2013, 08:37 PM)
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Well, bad news. I hope an update will remedy to this.
Freezie KO
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(05-30-2013, 08:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Maedhros

In other words: piracy.

Pretty much. Lame news.
FluxWaveZ
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(05-30-2013, 08:38 PM)
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I don't like this. Flashcarts obliterated sales of high quality but niche DS games such as the Ace Attorney series or The World Ends With You.
Byronic Hero
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(05-30-2013, 08:38 PM)
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I really hope there is a new update that can completely block this.
Mr Swine
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(05-30-2013, 08:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by SuperŅ

Good news!

Yeah really really good news! Think all the profits all developers are going to lose thanks to this! You must be very happy about it!

:|
Mr-Joker
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(05-30-2013, 08:39 PM)
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Ignore this post
EloquentM
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(05-30-2013, 08:39 PM)
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This makes me a bit angry. Why would you support this OP? IMO this is potentially worse than nintendo's idiotic account system implementation.
baphomet
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(05-30-2013, 08:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Maedhros

In other words: piracy.

Me being able to backup my games isn't piracy.
Bomber Bob
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(05-30-2013, 08:40 PM)
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region free firmware mod plz

but not piracy
Glass Rebel
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(05-30-2013, 08:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mr-Joker

Fixed it.

don't do this
Haziq
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(05-30-2013, 08:40 PM)
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Piracy is lame dude.
Anoregon
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ryuukan

If Whitney Houston was still with us today, she would have one thing to say to the OP

She will always love him?

CronoShot
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mr-Joker

Fixed it.

No you didn't.
TangoAlphaLima
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)

Originally Posted by Squashie

I thought people had stopped using flashcarts? Save up some money and stop killing the video games industry!

I thought used games were killing the industry?
A Sentient Keyboard
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Ugh, that's a bummer.

I hate region lock as much as anyone, but this solution is more harmful than it is good.
Chacranajxy
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Now for people to pretend this is a good thing because of the homebrew stuff.

Though... if it means no more region lock, that would be neato.
StevePharma
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by EloquentM

This makes me a bit angry. Why would you support this OP? IMO this is potentially worse than nintendo's idiotic account system implementation.

If they can get the region lock off that would be a plus. I don't want to buy a new 3DS to play some region exclusive games. At least with the DS I could do that.

Yeah still salty about that.
Effect
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by StevePharma

megaton if region free.

But it will be a piracy device for sure.



Yeah just like with the Wii right? ;)

They can though. They push out updates all the time if you are system is connected to the internet and they install in the background. They can always add them to software as well like on the Wii. I don't think you can enter the eShop without updating either I believe. That includes connecting online in games.

I hope Nintendo kills this swiftly. I'm all for bricking of systems as well. I don't want there anything out there that negatively affects my investment in the 3DS. Piracy does that. Period. I don't give a damn about any minor positive that could take place.
YoungBlade
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Annnnnd the 3DS is fucked.
Byronic Hero
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by baphomet 666

Me being able to backup my games isn't piracy.

Do you honestly think that that's what the majority of people who use this will do?
Mr-Joker
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Glass Rebel

don't do this

Okay.
Letep
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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If this takes off, I'm afraid Renegade Kid, among other indie developers, will turn away from 3DS development.
MasterBalls
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by baphomet 666

Me being able to backup my games isn't piracy.

Most people aren't backing up games. Nobody I knew who had an R4 backed up any games. They downloaded hundreds of DS games they didn't own. Of course there's a select few doing it legit, but accept you are in the minority with this one.
Risette
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(05-30-2013, 08:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Byronic Hero

Do you honestly think that that's what the majority of people who use this will do?

i'm glad you went out and surveyed Most People
The Faceless Master
(05-30-2013, 08:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Wario64

Yes, that would be great for that particular scenario, wouldn't it

indeed. it's almost like having some sort of movable account system.
borghe
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(05-30-2013, 08:42 PM)
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yeah....... that would be great saying this is a tool for homebrew.... except that we haven't seen a single shred of homebrew efforts...

usually when something is truly for hombrew, you see the homebrew scene (very) slowly grow and then the easy way to get code onto the system arrive. usually that way COMES from homebrew.

this case... yeah, this isn't going to promote homebrew. not in the slightest. :(

I like how people are complaining about carrying around multiple 3DS cards... I mean you can fit the entire worthwhile 3DS library in a ziploc sandwich bag (and I'm actually not being critical of the quantity)
GulAtiCa
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(05-30-2013, 08:42 PM)
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:( Hope Nintendo releases a firmware update blocking this.
Wiz
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(05-30-2013, 08:43 PM)
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There are no positives to what I just watched.
flippedb
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(05-30-2013, 08:43 PM)
Nintendo will try to block this right away, hope they can do it. Fuck pirates and people who "want to play backups", that's bs.
massoluk
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(05-30-2013, 08:43 PM)
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Mildly interested in this in hope that they manage to circumvent region lock in time for Ouendan 3.
Joe Molotov
(05-30-2013, 08:43 PM)
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Can't wait for that homebrew! #amidoingitright
baphomet
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(05-30-2013, 08:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by Byronic Hero

Do you honestly think that that's what the majority of people who use this will do?

Do you honestly think I give a fuck what people will do with it? I'll use it so I don't have to carry 30 games around with me all the time.
Eric C
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(05-30-2013, 08:43 PM)
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Does this in any way break region locks?

That's pretty much the only reason I'd care about something like this.
ekim
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(05-30-2013, 08:43 PM)
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Originally Posted by GulAtiCa

:( Hope Nintendo releases a firmware update blocking this.

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QuiteWhittle
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(05-30-2013, 08:43 PM)
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I expect 3DS system sales to increase significantly now.
Alienous
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(05-30-2013, 08:43 PM)
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What are people's opinions on something like this being used to aid 3DS game development (running Homebrew game software, for instance)?

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