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1. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 04:18 BST
Will the slidepad be backward-compatible with DS games? I'd love to use it on Super Mario 64 DS, and maybe Diddy Kong Racing DS.
It's too bad you can only use the stylus on Star Fox Command and Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. The slidepad would be so much better for them.
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2. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 04:20 BST
Whats a Slide Pad?
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3. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 04:22 BST
its kind like an analog controller stick, but with no protruding stick, just a slider surface to control movement.
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4. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 04:23 BST
I would sure hope it's backwards compatible. Imagine playing a DS game like Mario Kart DS with the D-pad on the 3DS, it would be awkward!
Edited on Wed 22nd September, 2010 @ 04:33 by irken004
5. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 04:29 BST
While i can't speak for Star Fox Command (never played it), i completely disagree about Zelda, since the game was specifically designed to use the stylus.
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6. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 04:32 BST
yeah, I liked Phantom Hourglass and Sprit Tracks with the stylus. really innovative and intuitive control scheme.
7. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 04:56 BST
This sort of thing wouldn't be able to have an impact on regular DS games. DS games can only recognize 8 directions due the D pad limitations, so a control stick wouldn't be able to add anything to that, because the game simply couldn't recognize it.
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8. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 04:59 BST
True but it could be more comfortable by using a slider instead of holding down a d-pad's buttons. Not to mention it would be easier to make diagonal moves compared to doing it on a d-pad.
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9. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 05:26 BST
i think theres a possibility,nintendocould make a gba card slot to put in the bottom of the ds to make it work. if they can do it for the wifi and rumble pack this should be a done deal.
10. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 05:52 BST
Edited on Wed 22nd September, 2010 @ 05:52 by irken004
11. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 07:07 BST
Didn't it work on Virtual Console?
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12. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 07:43 BST
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13. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 08:11 BST
I personally would enjoy an N64 slot on my 3DS, can you imagine 3D Ocarina of Time?
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14. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 13:08 BST
uhm, you do know they're remaking OoT for 3DS, right?Or were you being sarcastic?
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15. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 13:21 BST
@Beard You think anyone on this site doesn't know about the OoT remake?
16. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 13:33 BST
PhoenixAran wrote:I personally would enjoy an N64 slot on my 3DS, can you imagine 3D Ocarina of Time?uhm, you do know they're remaking OoT for 3DS, right?Or were you being sarcastic?
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17. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 13:42 BST
Edited on Wed 22nd September, 2010 @ 13:42 by theblackdragon
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18. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 13:45 BST
I'll translate for the newbie so he can understand:
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Edited on Wed 22nd September, 2010 @ 13:47 by HolyMackerel
19. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 15:13 BST
Meh, Poe's Law. I've been on enough gaming forums to know to never underestimate the potential for stupidity. It's not like I've been here long enough to know who's who.
20. Posted: Wed 22nd Sep 2010 15:29 BST
I am still not sold on the directional pad and the slidepad being so close together. I just think it looks awkward to use the traditional directional pad. Hands are going to be at different levels. It may take a little getting used to...
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