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1. Posted: Tue 20th Dec 2011 05:26 GMT
Ok, i've been thinking on this for like 20 minutes now and i cant figure it out. The new puzzles have those purple squares in the middle. Well, you cant buy those squares, you can only get them from friends. Well, if nobody can buy them then my friends can't buy them and then i can't get them from my friends. What do they have like special distribution days or something because i cant figure it out.
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2. Posted: Tue 20th Dec 2011 05:34 GMT
What a good question! You see, you have to.... umm... well, you do this, and.... um, you have to... and with the.....uh..........I have no idea. StreetPass with hackers? idk... Are you sure you can't buy them?
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3. Posted: Tue 20th Dec 2011 05:50 GMT
ya it wont let you buy them. I tried several times, and i think it also told us when the puzzles were introduced
4. Posted: Tue 20th Dec 2011 05:55 GMT
You get them through SpotPass.
I don't know exactly how that work though.
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5. Posted: Tue 20th Dec 2011 05:57 GMT
Hmmm.... I'm not sure. I wish I knew what to do, though. I had no idea that you couldn't buy them, so now I need to figure how to get them myself.
6. Posted: Tue 20th Dec 2011 06:02 GMT
You get them through SpotPass.I don't know exactly how that work though.
huh, ok thanks. guess we will have to wait and see then how this works out with spotpass
7. Posted: Tue 20th Dec 2011 06:18 GMT
My guess is that you have a chance of receiving one of them as your free starter piece.
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8. Posted: Tue 20th Dec 2011 06:23 GMT
Nintendo said they come through Spotpass
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9. Posted: Tue 20th Dec 2011 12:54 GMT
I was confused when they said spotpass, but I ended up streetpassing someone that just got one randomly as their first piece, so maybe they meant that the first piece you receive is via spotpass, which means you either have to be lucky enough to get one as your first piece or streetpass people that have encountered such lucky people to get them.
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10. Posted: Tue 20th Dec 2011 16:16 GMT
Well, I've managed to get 2 of them so far by street pass from other users, but in one of those cases, I knew the other user and I'm pretty certain that they hadn't updated their system software (so it was basically a compatibility glitch with the data of user who didn't update yet).
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11. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 03:30 GMT
When did they say that? I thought they always said Streetpass, which is indeed how you pass them along.
12. Posted: Wed 21st Dec 2011 03:39 GMT
lz20XX wrote:Nintendo said they come through SpotpassWhen did they say that? I thought they always said Streetpass, which is indeed how you pass them along.
Never got SpotPass from this but it says so when loading the app after updating, there even is a Setting to switch it off, question is: Has anyone actually recieved new content for this software through SpotPass?
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13. Posted: Wed 25th Jan 2012 14:05 GMT
i have the problem too i just have the dk country returns in vacation i was in arizona and i met someone via streetpass who had some parts in the middle (purple)by him there was no purple piece it was just normal so i passed more and more and then i finished iti think that the puzzles are now for different regions like mario kart 7 japanesei dont know ...
14. Posted: Wed 25th Jan 2012 14:26 GMT
I have out of the new puzzles, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (24 piece puzzle)Star Fox 64 3D (24 piece puzzle)Super Mario 3D Land (40 piece puzzle)and finally...Donkey Kong Country Returns (24 piece puzzle)
I expect there to be more but what I thought was more interesting is that not all puzzles have the same amount of pieces to collect.
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15. Posted: Wed 25th Jan 2012 14:30 GMT
... oh and as far as the Super Mario 3D Land, I dont actually remember passing anybody with that and started with Donkey Kong.Mabey then spotpass randomly or even through achievements, I dont know but I havnt recieved any notifications through spottpass about the puzzles but I deffinetly dont remember passing anybody with the Super Mario 3D Land puzzle... I dont even have that game. lol
16. Posted: Wed 25th Jan 2012 17:41 GMT
Go to a convention. At Magfest we managed to get all but 3 pink pieces (Super Mario 3D Land). I expect to pick up those three at PAX East.
17. Posted: Wed 25th Jan 2012 18:16 GMT
off on a wee bit of a tangent, but i have gotten 3 mii's thru street pass, then y'day got one thru 'invitation'? what's the difference?
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18. Posted: Wed 25th Jan 2012 22:38 GMT
The difference is that the invitation ones (ones you meet in other games, say Mario Kart when playing online) just fill your plaza, you can't use them for the games (Find Mii/Puzzle Swap).
19. Posted: Wed 25th Jan 2012 22:55 GMT
I got one of them. I also belive that a lucky few recieved a pink piece as their starter and now Nintendo is relying on those few to spread the pieces out. I got one fromn someone who got it as their starter, now everyone who passes me gets it and passes it to everyone they then pass and so on.
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20. Posted: Thu 26th Jan 2012 12:14 GMT
I got one via StreetPass from someone.
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