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21. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 04:43 GMT
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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22. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 04:54 GMT
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.
23. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 04:54 GMT
It was a Japanese import, so I wouldn't be surprised if it got beat up in shipping to the US. Still...
Edited on Mon 7th March, 2011 @ 04:54 by Token_Girl
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24. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 05:04 GMT
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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25. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 05:06 GMT
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.
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26. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 05:11 GMT
@Corbs Wait, you imported it and it wasn't sent to you by nintendo? Boy, do I feel dumb.
Edited on Mon 7th March, 2011 @ 05:13 by SonicMaster
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27. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 07:39 GMT
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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28. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 07:48 GMT
One of the many reasons to have a black 3DS over a blue 3DS.
29. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 07:58 GMT
video or it didn't happen :3
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30. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 08:14 GMT
I knew the dragon would eventually catch me. Ah well, at least she didn't screengrab the incident.Or did she?
31. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 16:04 GMT
@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.
32. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 16:10 GMT
@topicOne of the many reasons to have a black 3DS over a blue 3DS.
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33. Posted: Mon 7th Mar 2011 19:35 GMT
warnerdan wrote:@topicOne of the many reasons to have a black 3DS over a blue 3DS.Agreed.
But.... The blue 3DS top screen border is black too.
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34. Posted: Tue 8th Mar 2011 00:14 GMT
Yes, really. The Cosmos Black 3DS will accentuate both screens. Not just the upper 3D screen.
35. Posted: Tue 8th Mar 2011 00:58 GMT
Plus that way it looks like an out of proportion CommanderVideo head when the top screen goes white.
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36. Posted: Tue 8th Mar 2011 03:08 GMT
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.
37. Posted: Tue 8th Mar 2011 03:11 GMT
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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38. Posted: Tue 8th Mar 2011 17:34 GMT
@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.
39. Posted: Sat 12th Mar 2011 17:08 GMT
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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40. Posted: Sat 12th Mar 2011 17:17 GMT
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.
How is that offensive, exactly?