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1. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 17:23 GMT
I did. I'm still using my old DS Lite. I knew that I didn't really need a DSi and that I could wait until the 3DS. Getting a DSi XL was never considered. Buying a DSi and 3DS too would have been way too expensive.
So while people have moved on from their DS Lite to DSi and some to a DSi XL, its time for me to upgrade and find out whats going on in the land of DSiWare. How's that obscure game called Shantae that I heard about once or twice?
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2. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 17:27 GMT
All i had was an beat up old DS Phat, and i needed an upgrade.so far, I have no regret.
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3. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 17:29 GMT
No, but I got my DSi before the 3DS was announced, and I didn't already have any other DS model. I'm happy with the purchase now that it's confirmed you can transfer your wares. I'll probably be able to make a little bit more when I sell it after I get my 3DS, than I would have with the cheaper Lite, so no regrets. If I had already owned a Lite, I definitely would have skipped it though.
Edited on Fri 21st January, 2011 @ 17:32 by Token_Girl
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4. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 17:31 GMT
No, but it was worth it.
5. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 17:37 GMT
No, I got an XL last year for my birthday. That was before the 3DS was announced and there were rumors swirling around. I decided to get one anyway because my old DS Phat was slowly breaking down with the DS games. Then when the 3DS was announced and games like Kid Icarus: Uprising were announced for it, I got buyer's remorse. Maybe I'll still get it for my birthday this year.
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6. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 17:57 GMT
Nope, my Phat broke. I should've got a Lite though, there's not been anything on DSiWare I've been thrilled by.
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7. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 18:07 GMT
Like some above posters, no and no regrets.
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8. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 18:14 GMT
Nope I got my DSi day 1! I do miss my lite though... I loved that little machine, but besides that no regrets.
9. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 18:20 GMT
I purchased my DSi a few months ago after having heard about the impending 3DS. I've got 2000 points sitting on it right now but haven't purchased any DSi Ware for it yet. I also have a pair of 3DS's on preorder. I haven't really decided if I'll ultimately pull the trigger or not on the 3DS. If I do, I'll pass the DSi on to my son. If I don't, then I'll keep the DSi for myself.
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10. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 18:29 GMT
Yep, I never got the DSi because I knew this was coming.
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11. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 18:37 GMT
My old Phat DS broke (after years of use) a couple months after the DSi came out, so I just got the newest item available. The 3DS wasn't revealed until a year or two later, though if I knew about it I might have waited or just bought a lite.
Edited on Fri 21st January, 2011 @ 18:49 by zezhyrule
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12. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 18:42 GMT
No, I still only had a DS Phat after 4 years and it was in bad shape, so I got it on day one as a birthday gift. It's been nearly two years since it first came out anyway, we didn't even know about the 3DS until a year later. I am glad that I passed up on the DSi XL though because of the 3DS (Among other reasons).
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13. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 18:49 GMT
Bought the DSi a while back...can't remember when. But I'm definitely skipping the XL....>_>
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14. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 18:53 GMT
Nope. I got my DSi during Christmas 2009 because my old DS Lite broke. No regrets, been enjoying DSiWare quite a bit. The cameras have been a joy to use as well.
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15. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 19:02 GMT
I purchased a DSi at launch, so I'd have been waiting 2 years for the next handheld, which wouldn't make a whole lot of sense. I pretty much quit buying retail games and just stuck with the great puzzle titles (Art Style!) and smaller games on DSiWare since then. Good stuff, well worth it, and a nifty successor to my old Lite with its broken shoulder buttons.
2 years, by the way, is an eternity for many other companies. Take Apple's portable devices, for instance: in 2 years, anything you get from them will be thoroughly obsolete. They churn out new hardware like it's nobody's business.
Edited on Fri 21st January, 2011 @ 19:09 by warioswoods
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16. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 19:04 GMT
Nope. Got my DSi for my birthday six months ago and I'm pretty happy with it. Besides, I don't plan on getting the 3DS until a year or so after it's been out.
17. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 19:21 GMT
I just went for the Lite version. It's served it's purpose and besides the backwards compatability is too valuable for me.
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18. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 19:27 GMT
Yeah, I'm keeping my Lite to play GBA games and I'm keeping my GBA SP to play Game Boy and Game Boy Color games. Maybe I can get rid of it if all the games I own get released on 3DS. For me, its about being able to play old games on modern systems than playing those old games on their original system.
19. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 19:37 GMT
Well I got mine on launch and an XL on launch. Not sure if 3DS was known when the XL came out but doesn't matter for me! I always need to have the latest in Nintendo tech. When I got a DSi I knew damn well that there would probably be a "real" successor out within 2-2.5 years. But I wouldn't have wanted to be without DSiWare for that whole span! Basically with me, If Nintendo makes it, I buy it. Even if I really don't have the money I will ALWAYS find a way to get every new Nintendo hardware on launch day no matter what!
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20. Posted: Fri 21st Jan 2011 20:34 GMT
I got my Lite in December 2008 and it's the only DS I've had so far. I didn't see much of a point in getting a DSi, and I don't regret not getting one now either. I'll still keep the Lite for the backwards compatibility though, wouldn't dream of trying to sell it.
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