The Second Golden Age of The 3DS Has Arrived!

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Dark Nightmare

General tech enthusiast, mostly on the 3DS scene, ps vita and gadgets of interests.

15 Responses

  1. nakedfaerie says:

    So what does frankenfirmware actually do?
    You say its available but nothing about what it does.

    • Charles Fasano says:

      It was considered the “Golden Firmware” that allowed you to do all your hacking needs. It allowed you to install a custom system software on your SD card in EmuNand. After 9.2 you needed to downgrade to 9.2 in order to use CFW or EmuNand.

      • Boop says:

        That’s not what frankenfirmware is, though. From my understanding, it’s when you partially upgrade/downgrade and don’t complete it so you are stuck with an in-between firmware (and it often results in a soft brick). 9.2 is just a normal firmware version.

        • Daipop says:

          Is called like that because New 3DS and 2DS lacks of firmware version 2.1 necesary to recover your OTP file which is needed for installing a CFW. So in order to do so, you need to downgrade to 9.2, make a sort of “downgrade” to 2.1 installing certain files from the original 2.1 FW over 9.2 (thus the FrankenFirmware apellation), extract your OTP and “upgrade” again to 9.2

  2. Xfreaks says:

    is this mean i can downgrade from fw 11 without hardmod?

  3. Dani says:

    Man this is great! I’ve done 2 consoles yesterday(n3ds xl and o3ds xl) using fasthax and everything was perfect(started from 11.2.0.35).
    Plailect has the best guide and the community has the greatest solutions. 🙂

    • yesss says:

      yup, did a n3ds yesterday all went perfectly no problems, downgraded straight to 2.1 then up to 11.2 and transferring emunand without losing a single file

  4. Johnathan George says:

    how do i keep from getting banned if i do this and go online?

    • thedicemaster says:

      use good judgement.
      the only bans so far(to my knowledge) where because people went online in games before release(pokemon S/M), people using cheats online, and people posting impossible/hacked stuff on miiverse.

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