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Topic: Why the black frame around top 3DS screen?

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Corbs

I was wondering the very same thing so I decided to do a little experiment. I made 3 different cut outs, each a different color (White, Red, and Blue) to see how they affected the 3D of the top 3DS screen.

I can honestly say, the red and blue frames had me focusing too much on them and not the screen. The white one was alright, but even it seemed to take a little bit away from the focus on the actual 3D screen. When I took them off and went back to the black frame that comes on the unit, it was very easy to see why Nintendo went with it on all of the 3DS models. The subtleness of it really allows you to concentrate on the screen itself and not the background surrounding it.

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Plain old gamer :)

Mabbit

Why the black frame around Corbie's avatar?

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Corbs

Thought it made the background colors stand out a bit. LOL. OCD really.

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Kid_A

Well that's rather clever. Nice observation, Corbie!

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Detective_TeeJay

Thanks for letting us benefit from your experiment, Corbs! Much appreciated. Now I don't have to do it myself.

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theblackdragon

yikes, that white is pretty horrible. excellent experiment idea, sir corbs-a-lot :3

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Corbs

Yeah that white sticks out like a sore thumb indeed. LOL

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yoyogamer

Is this the first of Corbie's many '3ds experiments'?

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Kid_A

yoyogamer wrote:

Is this the first of Corbie's many '3ds experiments'?

Round 2: Adding Diet Coke and Mentos to your 3DS system

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Meowpheel

Kid_A wrote:

yoyogamer wrote:

Is this the first of Corbie's many '3ds experiments'?

Round 2: Adding Diet Coke and Mentos to your 3DS system

And don't forget to document it on video.

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Put the 3DS in a blender and see if it will explode.

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Detective_TeeJay

Will it blend?

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Corbs

I just went to put the 3DS in the blender and it printed out a $100 bill. The 3DS DOES print money!!!

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zezhyrule

Did it print the money out before or after the blending? Wondering maybe it was desperate not to be blended

btw if you have nay extra of those $100 bills, I'll take one

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Meowpheel

Wouldn't that be a 100 yen bill? :3

Is this bit of information already in the FAQ? a lot of people seem to be curious about the black border.

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Corbs

No, but I'm going to add it with the other stuff later tonight.

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yoyogamer

Corbs wrote:

I was wondering the very same thing so I decided to do a little experiment. I made 3 different cut outs, each a different color (White, Red, and Blue) to see how they affected the 3D of the top 3DS screen.

I can honestly say, the red and blue frames had me focusing too much on them and not the screen. The white one was alright, but even it seemed to take a little bit away from the focus on the actual 3D screen. When I took them off and went back to the black frame that comes on the unit, it was very easy to see why Nintendo went with it on all of the 3DS models. The subtleness of it really allows you to concentrate on the screen itself and not the background surrounding it.

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Wait, did you do this experiment with your original 3DS (the one with the broken top screen) or the replacement unit?

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Meowpheel

yoyogamer wrote:

Corbs wrote:

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Wait, did you do this experiment with your original 3DS (the one with the broken top screen) or the replacement unit?

As far as i know, his broken 3DS top screen didn't worked at all... Soooo....

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Kid_A

Corbs wrote:

I just went to put the 3DS in the blender and it printed out a $100 bill. The 3DS DOES print money!!!


That was solid.

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