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Topic: L and R shoulder buttons NES mystery

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LucinaSmash

LucinaSmash

1. Posted:

When playing NES games on your 3DS, pressing both L and R simultaneously will pop up 2 NES controller icon at the lower right corner of the screen. I assume that those are to alternate the button layout but only the default (#1) is functional.

We'll find out the mystery once the update is available.

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MorphMarronStaff

MorphMarron

2. Posted:

That is to change from control 1 to control 2 so you can play some multiplayer modes where players take turns to play, like Super Mario Bros and the like.

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pixelman

pixelman

3. Posted:

^^ Or for saving in Zelda 2. :3

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MorphMarronStaff

MorphMarron

4. Posted:

OR saving in Zelda 2.

Wait what? How?

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tanookisuit

tanookisuit

5. Posted:

L+R+Y switches to player 2 in Zelda's and Metroid. From there you can hold a button or two more and it will pop up the ability to do your saving. It's right there in the manual, you know, if you read it.

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John-John

John-John

6. Posted:

tanookisuit wrote:

L+R+Y switches to player 2 in Zelda's and Metroid. From there you can hold a button or two more and it will pop up the ability to do your saving. It's right there in the manual, you know, if you read it.

ignores that last part <_> Are you a wizard?

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yoyogamer

yoyogamer

7. Posted:

tanookisuit wrote:

L+R+Y switches to player 2 in Zelda's and Metroid. From there you can hold a button or two more and it will pop up the ability to do your saving. It's right there in the manual, you know, if you read it.

I wish I'd known this before my Metroid game reset and I was forced to start randomly guessing at passwords... Although I can say that I finally did get it right and managed to beat the game. Without a map. With a broken thumb. Out in the rain. Did I mention this was my first Metroid game? :p

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