so, what, do I have to connect to the bloody internet every time I want to use rxtools to enter emunand so that I can play my pirated games?
Or am I doing something wrong because this can't be what everyone is excited about.
>holding L while powering on and clicking rxtools is too much work
Do you like exerting effort for no reason?
It isn't much work, no, but if it's all the same in the end I may as well go for the one that'll be more convenient.
Unless you're gonna argue about getting minutely stronger finger muscles.
Dunno what the hell you're talking about. It may be said that it's less stable but we're talking low numbers.
The way I got it set up, it hardly ever hangs up and I can accomplish all the necessary functions without crashes.
In fact, the only time it hangs up is a 1/20 chance upon booting and I only boot once. Then I leave it in sleep mode.
for those that want proof that a n3ds can support a 128 gb mirco sd card here is a photo with the memory in data management
All things considered. I'm impressed how issue free my life is.
I've got a N3DS. I updated to 9.5.
Got RX 3.0 and a custom theme installed.
And it all functions like a normal 3DS with eshop fuctionality (Sans downloading for now)
Life is good. I don't know if I have been blessed by the tech gods or what but I've yet to experience a catastrophic failure that isn't caused by my ineptitude.
I need help deciding, guys.
I can get a N3ds XL for like 110 eurobucks, but I feel the console is dead and the new gen is coming soon for Nintendo.
Are N3ds xl safe to pirate?
I already have a first batch, screen self scratching o3ds.
Wait, can you boot rxtools from HBL? I always had to use the browser address to make it boot.
Sorry if this has been answered but to clarify, I'll basically be starting fresh on emuNAND? It will have its own unique NNID, games, and theme, While my SysNAND is my original, real account with the titles I bought?
I have a weird issue, I can't seem to install multiple themes on the n3ds with 9.2 so I updated to 9.5 and I still can't install multiple themes, only one can be installed at a time.
I tried both FBI and BBM
>complaining about a step that take roughly 5 seconds to do
One more question. I'm about to unlink nands. SD in or SD out?
I am on 9.2 but I never get to achieve it. I guess I'm looking harder.
That bugs me. Even used 3ds xl are stupidly expensive compared to N3ds xl.
Not trying to be negative, just that most cheap SDs are fake. It seems I'm wrong in this case, in which case I apologize, but when somebody says they bought a 128gb for such a ridiculous price, you're usually dealing with a fake.
Seeing as I don't live in the US, I've never seen such cards for so cheap, as we pay that for a 64gb card here.
Unwrap it at once, I'm curious nigga
I use the profile exploit to run RXtools btw
New 3ds cfw master race. Anyone found any good themes?
You know what blows my mind?
That. Right there. Fire Emblem Fates.
They got the localized name on the Homescreen splash AND the title screen.
And i've been playing for a while and haven't seen a single lick of japanese text anywhere.
Like, why do we even bother with localization teams anymore? Why do companies even put in the effort, when they can just throw a game out to the masses and the fan translators will get to it like a pack of ravenous wolves in half the time and for free
Nop. It's the entire game, minus I think a small handful of supports and some of the smaller DLC missions. All three branches of the story are done, as are all the descriptions and stuff. It's basically the whole game.
Depends on what format you're trying to update. If you've got a cart or a cia file that matches your region use the update option while booting the game with wi-fi on, if you have a different region cia you need to find an update specifically for that region and apply it. You only need one update, the latest, and a DLC unlocker .cia to get everything
>you have a higher chance of bricking a n3ds
No you don't.
All that happens at you have to do the process because sysupdate isn't very well optimized on the N3DS, but all you have to be is not an idiot and you're N3DS won't get bricked.
Finally installed the Smash DLC.
For anyone having issues installing Smash DLC, you have to install the DLC using bigbluemenu cia manager. Install it with FBI then install the DLC cia with bigbluemenu
I had to get three extra cias after I installed. One came with all the dlc besides the cloud stuff, then I installed the latest update for the game CIA, and then installed the cloud dlc CIA, I think all three are on 3dsiso but I got first dlc pack that has ryu and stuff from blackcatsgames.
Side question, which DS flashcart should I get for my N3ds on 9.2?
Updated Codename Steam through the e-shop (Press y while booting with wi-fi on)
I got it off blackcatsgames. Not gonna upload right now to Dropbox, but I also saw a link for a CIA on 3dsiso, also its hella easy to just convert to CIA from a .3ds file from piratebay or wherever if you can find a CIA.
So I tried to use rxTools, following this guide https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-how-to-install-a-cfw-on-a-9-0-9-2-n3ds-without-cn-oot.398394/
rxTools didn't seem to work (stuck with crashes at the purple booting menu).
From a backup started using cake, now in the purple boot when I selecte homebrewmenu to do my things, it simply crashes in black and red
any way to fix this? I just want to install nice themes like all of you.
I'm using n3ds btw.
Pretty much got everything set up, but the e-shop-apps you get with the starter kit (http://pastebin.com/ZfA8wtA2) don't seem to work for me. Just tells me that my system needs an update.. What am i supposed to do?
Sorry I'm on phone and forgot my pass. You can sign up tho and just search 3dsiso CIA downloads, should give you a list where you can find the link. I got it from torrent site so don't have a link on hand.
You don't need anything. Easier on old 3ds if you have an exploitable game tho. The exploit with the browser sucks on the old 3ds. New 3ds you should not need anything but a internet connection to it.
Ok so I have a 3DS "New" and I have gotten the homebrew thing on it with the YouTube exploit. Where can I go to read up on how to do the rest? I just want pokemon. I only own MH4 and SSB4 and haven't tried X or Y yet.
Yeah, in the emunand with an O3DS. So I can't just download updates via the system update in settings?
Could someone explain the sysnand and emunand relationship? I get that the emunand is a sandbox, but I'd like to know how isolated it is from sysnand. For example, if I fuck up updating in the emunand, can I just unlink (partition?) another emunand?
The idea is, assuming you've unlinked the two, The SysNAND and EmuNAND are basically two completely separate 3DSes inside your 3DS. The SysNAND is the "real" one, the one you don't screw up on pain of bricking, and the emuNAND is the sandbox/holodeck that you can do anything with and not worry.
You CAN fuck up your sysNAND as much as you want and then restore it assuming you have a NAND.bin backup with zero consequence to your 3DS as a whole, generally speaking.
Because its written like that and I would hardly call it new, it was really just shill on Nintendo's part and they have a really poor way of naming their consoles lately. People I know think the WiiU is just a Wii upgrade and not a whole new much more powerful console and the 3DS to be like the DS lite with 3D function when again its a whole new console.
Okay guys pls help, I'm at the last stage of https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-how-to-install-a-cfw-on-a-9-0-9-2-n3ds-without-cn-oot.398394/
I just installed rxtools again, ran it, and it installs the package. Then the tutorials say that I should be returned to Emunand, but it just freezes in a black screen.
I've done it with homebrewmenu, menuhax, coldbooting and not, and I don't know what else to do. I use a n3ds
So I've been a good boy this year, and santa bought me a N3DS.
Now I did everything you're suppose to, but got an error from the sysupdater thingy.
>Getting CIA file informations...
>main.cpp:148: Result: 0xD900182F
>Failed to get CIA file info!
I tried looking up "0xD900182F" ITT, but found nothing.
Has anyone encountered this?
Enjoy a barely SFW Tifa.
its taking forever and nothings happening
Okay so I just tried pimping my 3DS with some bitching themes. Here are my results so this shit doesn't happen to anyone else.
I use menuhax to boot into rxTools cfw so keep that in mind.
Tried installing my themes as a cia file using FBI, shit didn't even work. It installed but didn't display the themes.
I tried again with BigBlueMenu and it actually worked, down to displaying the themes. I could select ONE theme and everything was fine, but when I chose seven themes to rotate them it created more save data and shit got fucked. I was locked out of menuhax so I had to run browsehax again and uninstall/install menuhax again
tl;dr if you use menuhax as your entry point don't even fuck around with themes, not worth it imo desu senpai
Must have been because I never unlinked my NANDS I guess.
I had 100 themes installed and using only one theme worked fine though, what fucked my shit up was the 7 themes rotation thing
I got it, I fucking got it!
I don't know why this works but it does:
FOR ALL THOSE GETTING PIC RELATED ERROR OR "0xD900192F", THE FOLLOWING IS THE KEY TO SALVATION:
You HAVE to run ftBrony, and then click back (the "B" button) twice. That will take you back to the screen you came from.
Run sysUpdater AFTER that, and it will work!
I don't know WHY it worked, but it did!
People are saying they can boot rxtools from HBC but I don't see it there, I just see a GBA emulator, some pony shit, menuhax manager, sysupdate, and other stuff like that, but not rxtools, I always have to use internet to access it. I can enter HBC as soon as I start my 3DS by simply holding L, so it would be pretty convenient to access rxtools from there, any help?
It's been several minutes. What do I do?
>turn console off
>remove SD card
>turn console on
>wait 10 mins or so
>if nothing happens, reboot
>if nothing happens on reboot, try recovery mode: A+R+L+UP on boot
>if recovery mode opens: softbrick, upgrade and try again
>if still black screen no backlight: brick
What's the brick:success ratio for N3DS? Is it a matter of not doing stupid shit or is it pure (un)luck?
It's practically impossible to brick through bad luck.
You can only hardbrick through retardation. And assuming you can read (big leap on this board) you'll be fine.
Patience though. There's a lot of repetition here.
It's pretty fucking easy. You only need 2 programs and none are exclusive to 3DS shit
> USB Image tool
Backup your current SD card, the button is a green arrow pointing to the right. It should generate a .bin file
Insert your new SD card, copy the content to the SD cart, The button is an arrow pointing to the left, use the .bin file created in the previous step
> EasUS Partition Manager
Probably a better alternative out there, but this is what I used
Find the drive your card fell under, right click in the bottom part where the sliders are, select resize or whatever and slide the green partition TO THE RIGHT
Hit ok in the top bar and wait
I should note that the newest release could not reinject NAND. Had to use v1.01.
Additionally, for all the anons that are as retarded as me: use EmuNAND9 to format the new SD before transferring NANDs.
You will. If it's on 9.2, you won't have to worry.
However, in the extremely likely event that it's above that (9.2 is fucking old), and Nintendo have released 10.4 by then, it's GG until another exploit comes along.
And who knows how long that shit can take.
You can use a mobile app to emulate the RXTools web, so you can use this outside home. I do this since 4 months ago.
(Didn't want to use the profile hack, because I had to downgrade and it could brick my system, having to boot RXTools with the web everytime I turn on the console doesn't bother me so much)
yes and no, they'll probably have the correct firmware but browserhax may be blocked remotely which menas you can't get and entry point into homebrew which means you can't do shit.
Where are these instructions?
>trying to install rxTools
>that slot0x25.bin shit is only available on gook websites that Firefox screams at me for trying to use
Nintendo may be pushing an update next monday patching the browser with another nag and I'm wondering, are there any other methods I can use in case menuhax fails? It's what I use to boot into rxTools.
You did something wrong, it worked for me on 2 different cards.
This was from last OP:
^ Downgrading guide. CFW flowchart at bottom.
^ Autobooting RxTools guide.
I don't know why current OP didn't see fit to include these, but there you go.
Question. This ALWAYS happens wen you are unlinked? Because on my 3ds I had the impression that my nands are linked but this doesn't happen. BUT I cant install themes on my emunand because it overrides the menuhax on my sysnand.
I have a fresh N3DS I didn't even take out of the box yet so hopfully that'll save me some time with downgrading
Why does any game I install disappear from the home menu after like 2 seconds? I can still launch the games from FBI launcher, but Id rather them be on the home menu. Any one else have this problem?
Well fuck it.
I have a 2GB card as a backup but I'm not sure it will work in case the menuhax install gets fucked on my 64gb one.
Probably not as that shit in the internal memory.
I'm at the part where I have to unlink my nands, which means that I'll have to format my sysnand. From what I can understand, this will mean that you can't play your eshop games and saves. They will still be playable and not changed at all in emunand right? Does this basically mean I'll never will and should go to sysnand again? How does online play work on emunand?
Worst case scenario the console is on 10.3 because it's used. But I'm interested about the entry points in case the browser asks you to update to be used.
Not as much as you'd think. You'll get it eventually though. And Anons ITT are surprisingly helpful.
My final advice is: relax, be patient. There will come a time where you'll be in RNG hell, but keep trying and you'll find the light eventually.
Worth it to switch from Gateway to some flavor of N3DS cfw? I don't even use the red card to play games and I'd like to be able to play my NDS carts again.
I don't need to downgrade or anything since sysnand is already 9.0
Welcome to RNG-hell.
I heard that some people started and stopped ftBrony and that gave them a higher chance of success, but that's incredibly vague. You just gotta' keep trying.
senpai i just tried manually booting menuhax from the menu and it is now downgrading
Is there any chance of n3ds cfw breaking past 9.5? If no, are there any games that cannot be cryptofixed? mostly interested in future releases so if n3ds cfw won't run them I don't see much use in it.
What's the best CFW? Fucking Cakes, RX, NTR, I dunno the differences.
Downloaded pretty much every game from these series including spin offs and shit. What else am I missing anons?
well its downgraded to 9.2 now, when will softbrick hell portion begin?
Giving up unfortunately, been 2 hours. Don't want to push it any further.
If i have an option to either buy N3DS 9.2 and OoT or go for sure and buy O3DS, which one should i buy ? What would you guys choose ?
I also heard you don´t need OoT anymore for N3DS, anyone have guide ?
Pirate's Curse (3) is the best one, I personally disliked Risky's Revenge (2) but it's not a bad pick I guess. First game is great, nothing wrong with it instead.
If you just want to go with the best, go with 3, if you liked it feel free to play 1, and if you want 2, skippable imo. If you want to go chronological order for the story, it's not a big deal because they give you a sort of background of every character and what happened before, but I still would recommend playing the first game of a series first regardless. Start with 3 only if you want the best from the beginning.
There's no point pirating on the 3DS unless you're underage or extremely poor.
A couple years ahead you'll realize you have nothing, no actual games, no collection, nothing linked to your account, nothing to transfer to the new systems.
Just the rompacks everyone owns for archival.
>nice, I actually have oot3d
>option 1: use a different hack to hack with this hack
>option 2: get an obscure dongle from somewhere
>not gonna happen
>option 3: cut the cartridge open and put it on a Nintendo ds
>what the hell?
I guess I'm out of luck.
But what if you purchase digital copies?
There are 3ds games I would never purchase, since I am unsure I would enjoy it.
What kind of value is there in having a collection of physical 3DS games? Digital? Sure you have a collection of plastic, but who gives a shit?
Gentlemen, I am over the ridge and in the home-stretch.
I am on 9.2 and going to back up my NAND according to the hallowed word of gbatemp.
I've put "Launcher.dat" in the root of my SD card and typed in (letter for letter) "http://go.gateway-3ds.com/ ".
Upon arrival I'm greeted by a black screen and "GATEWAY 3DS LOADING...". And nothing more.
Please advise. Any ideas?
well thanks for everything.
now that i can pirate, all the games I wouldn't even bother looking at now has a chance to be a potential purchase if i like it enough
>not supporting games you like
anons don't be like that
>And i've been playing for a while and haven't seen a single lick of japanese text anywhere
Seriously? I'm on the latest update and there's moonspeak everywhere outside of the main cutscene dialogue. Have you only finished the first chapter or something?
Those are the three options you have if you want to use the Ocarina Of Time entry point as far as I could read. You need to modify the save file that's into the cartridge. You do so by using another hack method, by using a third party dongle or by taking the inner parts of the cartridge, putting it on a DS game case and put the save file in with some program.
Just keep on pushing.
If it doesn't load, restart.
If the red text is garbled, restart.
If it freezes at any point, restart.
If it says failed to get cia info, restart.
It's a long journey full of RNG bullshit, but it's worth it when it finally works.
That's actually a generic error it can give. Trust me when I say you just gotta keep trying and it will eventually work.
This is assuming you have the files in the correct folder.
oh you have to restart? I was just exiting back to the homebrew menu and trying again
I do, updates folder on the root, sysupdater in the 3ds folder 9.2 for o3ds which I will use on the o3dsxl
>Cakes was working fine.
>Was told to update cakes through System settings to get to 9.5
>Now booting cakes just takes me to a black screen.
Anything I can do?
swapped to a new SD, injected my old EmuNAND successfully it seems, copying my old SD contents over.
Hopefully that works without fucking my autoboot up too much and I can leave my 3DS installing games for the next 10 years.
How fucking entitled can you be to complain when you are pirating?
Its like telling your friend that his cooking is shit when he invites you over to his place for dinner.
Jesus christ, what the fuck happened to /v/?
It can't find my .dat file when I'm trying to open cakes up. Help???
can I go back to clean 10.3 after creating an emuNAND? how?
I know you just had to upgrade after getting to 9.2 but I'm not sure if the same applies after doing the whole NAND thing. I'd like to try from step one because I'm pretty sure I fucked up at some point and I'd like to try another CFW.
forgot to mention I have backups of my untouched SD card, another one from when I got to 9.2, a third one from before doing the whole gateway thing to set emuNAND and my NAND backup. Help.
In the pastebin guide, to install a CFW, there is the flowchart and also a link to gbatemp. Problem is that they use differents CFW (rxmode for pastebin and pastacfw for gbatemp), so what should I use ?
option 1 is actually extremely easy right now and I would highly recommend doing it before it gets patched
basically all you have to do is
1) insert OoT cart
2) delete all OoT saves
3) install latest smealum starter pack to SD card
4) enter into homebrew via browserhax
5) install OoThax via homebrew menu
I'm using this guide http://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-setting-up-9-0-9-2-n3ds-xl-for-rxtools-cfw-including-emunand-coldboot-cia-manager.405589/ and I'm at the step where I've unlinked my NANDs
It says I should have 2 folders with numbers/letters in the \Nintendo 3DS folder I do have 2 but also a Private folder and one of the letters/numbers folders has 2 folders with letters/numbers (one of which contains the dbs folder) while the other has 1 with letters/numbers, that doesnt sound right considering what the guide is telling me to do, did I fuck up?
MH4 is NOT worth, MH4U is.
MHX added lots of new areas, monsters, the whole style and hunting arts system and other things.
HOWEVER, MHX has no G rank and is overall easier than 4U. In the end, they both are worth a play, but you should start from MHX.
>want to buy a 3ds because of this
>only way of getting a non-XL n3ds in NA is through the animal crossing bundle
>which is $50 more than a new n3ds XL
Why the fuck does Nintendo do this shit?
I almost feel like I'd rather get a used regular 3ds over an n3ds XL.
I think it implies using any software that allows you to make an image of your sd card, put it on the new sd and extend the partition with partition master, but don't take my word with a grain of salt.
1. Download EmuNAND tool.
2. Insert your Old SD card into your PC.
3. Extract your EmuNAND from there and put it somewhere sage.
4. Copy the entire contents from your Old SD to your PC.
5. Insert your new SD Card into your PC.
6. Use a tool like MiniTool Partition Manager to format the card to Fat32. Don't fuck that up and wipe your HDD or something.
7. Insert your SD card into your 3DS after putting the Gateway Launcher.dat on there.
8. Do the Backup Emunand thing again on your new SD card.
9. Inject your old emunand file (that you put safe) onto your new SD card.
10. Copy the contents of your old SD card to the new one.
11. Insert and you should be done.
How do I stop the boxes from reappearing every time I go into emuNAND?
Also i can install themes in emuNAND if I install the CHMM2 cia on emuNAND right?
So I should remove my sd card and reset the data?
make a cia theme package with Howling Theme Tool and get themes from https://www.reddit.com/r/3DSThemeSwap/ look on the sidebar
then you can install the package with FBI or get the cia for Big Blue Menu and use that
n3ds can only use BBM
I dont have FBI on emuNAND and I also dont have my 3DS games/virtual console games despite following this guide and copying my SD backup back onto the SD card when it said to http://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-setting-up-9-0-9-2-n3ds-xl-for-rxtools-cfw-including-emunand-coldboot-cia-manager.405589/ how and where did I fuck up and how do I fix it?
I've been playing it exclusively since I hacked my 3DS
Loving the new minigames but I
FUCKING HATE GLEE CLUB JESUS FUCKING CHRIST
don't know if you are still here but did you press L while trying to boot the gateway exploit must be done right after the red screen appears. or you can also try:
1.install menu hax
2.put the files for gateway for the hombrechannel in the sd (the one in your 3ds)
3.boot up menu hax
It's completely playable without nipspeak knowledge
If you haven't played any game in the series this is pretty good since it's a remix of minigames from the 3 previous games plus new ones
Alright, so I just downgraded my O3DS to 9.2, how come every time I try to run menuhax it just doesn't do anything? It ran fine before when I had to downgrade, but now holding L on startup doesn't do anything.
where y'all niggas gettin .cia files?
>installed everything successfully
>can boot into emuNAND and everything
>have just over a gig left
>have to wait to do in on the larger SD card
So when EXACTLY will the new update hit?
I still haven't downgraded and I'm slightly short on time right now
quints already killed the thread so why not
I thought its more about the browser getting disabled on the currently newest firmware UNTIL you update, and since the browser is the only way to downgrade without additional hardware I should probably do it as quickly as possible now
Or was that just a rumor?
>get access to all free games
>only want games of which i already own physically, or are super-old and have clearly made their money
>no one uploads that shit
man, i just want to check out what is probably a mediocre-to-bad Tekken game, and that Shinobi game
Okay I've just read into this, this seems to have happened before.
Is the browser already giving nag-messages over updating? I want to run browserhax now but I don't want to get stuck in that nag-message.
Use this tutorial.
Also use this rx tools if you get errors.
I get this screen when I try to boot HBL from menuhax. I installed rxtools and .ctrmanager and even have cfw with free games. But I want access to HBL...
>renaming BootHBL.3dsx back to Boot.3dsx fixes it but then I wont have access to CFW
This guy is misleading, you need menuhax as well as a boot manager that you can pick whether to go straight into RX tools or hbl or sysnand.
Seriously though there are guides everywhere use the general
Man I am so fucking pissed, I've been trying to downgrade for hours and then I finally decided to try a different version of sysupdater
the one on github doesn't work for shit the one on gbatemp worked first try
Hey guys, I'm trying to install some custom themes (made a 9 theme package with howling tools) and I click install cia from the themes on FBI, but the themes won't appear on the theme selection thingie, any idea why?
I deleted the previous downloaded themes already
9.9-10.3 have the browser update nag
9.2-9.8 do not
If you update to 10.3, you'll be on the latest firmware so the nag doesn't activate. However if 10.4 gets released after that it'll nag you, and if 10.4 blocks browserhax you'll have to look into other *hax
Once you downgrade though, you're on 9.2 and safe
How can we be sure that the update after 10.3 is safe to upgrade too once it launches? I've seen many people say that you're in the clear once you get everything done now but I just don't see it.
I tried to verify the MD5/SHA1 checksum of my firmware .zip following this guide https://gbatemp.net/threads/simple-guide-to-downgrading-your-3ds.407888/ and everything was the same except I didn't have the question mark at the end of my SHA1 checksum. Is that a correct file or should I just download another one?
Im doing this shit tonight, should I buy a new 3ds xl or a regular 3ds xl? I want the least amount of brickage here, because if I buy a $200 dollar toy and break it on the same day I feel like I'll have to go sit on time-out or spank myself or some shit.
Guys, i have a 3DSXL with 4.5 on sysnand and 10.3 in Emunand and no homebrew launcher on any, I can run games but i want to coldboot it because i want to give this 3ds to my sister and she doesnt know shit about piracy and stuff
Does anyone else have 3d issues in rxtools? sometimes its messed up, sometimes its not.