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

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Stuffgamer1

I've always preferred black borders around screens because I felt it made it look nicer. Interesting how it has additional application here.

Sorry, what's this about a broken top screen? Tried looking through the forums for info, but not having much luck. We don't need launch systems breaking already!

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AlexSays

Who is Corbs.

Anyway, yeah lighter colors are always distracting to the eyes. That's why I always preferred darker Game Boys and such, so that my attention wasn't drawn elsewhere.

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It was a Japanese import, so I wouldn't be surprised if it got beat up in shipping to the US. Still...

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moosa

The reasoning behind the black mounting around the screen was explained in an Iwata Asks interview somewhere, but thanks for adding your scientific observation Corbs.

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Corbs

This 3DS I'm messing with now is my working 3DS. The original one I imported had a top screen that would not turn on at all. I sent it back the very day it arrived and my replacement 3DS came two days later. This is just a piece of glossy white cardboard paper. It's just laying on the 3DS screen, it's not attached to it.

Plain old gamer :)

SonicMaster

@Corbs Wait, you imported it and it wasn't sent to you by nintendo? Boy, do I feel dumb.

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R-L-A-George

Corbs wrote:

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

I hope you were joking D:

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@topic

One of the many reasons to have a black 3DS over a blue 3DS.

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theblackdragon

Corbs wrote:

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

video or it didn't happen :3

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Corbs

I knew the dragon would eventually catch me. Ah well, at least she didn't screengrab the incident.
Or did she?

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Stuffgamer1

@AlexSays: Hey, long time no see! Anyway, Corbs is Corbie, of course. No idea why he changed it, really.

@warnerdan: Not really, because both of them have a black border around the top screen inside. As a matter of fact, it's a blue 3DS Corbie tested this with.

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Detective_TeeJay

warnerdan wrote:

@topic

One of the many reasons to have a black 3DS over a blue 3DS.

Agreed.

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Stuffgamer1 wrote:

@warnerdan: Not really, because both of them have a black border around the top screen inside. As a matter of fact, it's a blue 3DS Corbie tested this with.

Yes, really. The Cosmos Black 3DS will accentuate both screens. Not just the upper 3D screen.

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AlexSays

Stuffgamer1 wrote:

@AlexSays: Hey, long time no see! Anyway, Corbs is Corbie, of course. No idea why he changed it, really.

I know I know, I need to not get out more. lol

And probably for the same reason I did back in the day. Because I thought it looked sexier and would help be pick up sexy young e-babes.

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turtlelink

theblackdragon wrote:

Corbs wrote:

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

video or it didn't happen :3

That needs to happen. And I mean it needs to happen day one of American release.

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Stuffgamer1

@warnerdan: Well, yeah. I'm going with the black for that same aforementioned reason. All my modern game hardware is black except for the Wii, as I was unable to justify losing several hundred dollars worth of downloads to change the aesthetics when they finally released the black version.

@AlexSays: It's about more than just not going out. You also have to come to NLife for it to count. I haven't been on here quite so much myself lately (though certainly not to the degree of MIA you have), because I've been busy actually playing my video games (concept! .

@turtlelink: No, it doesn't, and shame on anyone who wastes highly anticipated gaming hardware with destruction like that.

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Majoras_Wrath

Corbs wrote:

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

Please don't joke around like that. I don't know if you meant it, but I have OCD and find that very offensive.

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Detective_TeeJay

ThunderSTM wrote:

Corbs wrote:

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

Please don't joke around like that. I don't know if you meant it, but I have OCD and find that very offensive.

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How is that offensive, exactly?

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