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JoostinOnline

JoostinOnline

Male, United States

Joined:
Thu 23rd May, 2013
Website:
http://www.HacksDen.com

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JoostinOnline

#4

JoostinOnline commented on 3DS Homebrew Channel Reportedly in Final Stage...:

@Hyperstar96 "Nintendo doesn't have the legal right to brick anyone's system, nor have they ever bricked a system in the past. " That's not true actually. The Wii's 4.2 update introduced a SEEPROM check to see if the Wii was a region-changed Korean Wii. If it was, you'd get a brick.

Korean Wii's were cheaper because they didn't have GC functionality (no Korean Gamecube Games, so no region code for them to match), despite the hardware being there. People would buy them, region-change them to EUR/USA/JAP, then resell them at a higher price.

JoostinOnline

#5

JoostinOnline commented on 3DS Homebrew Channel Reportedly in Final Stage...:

Hey, Nintendo Life actually got something right about homebrew. Now I don't have to send them a message with the correct information that they will ignore because they don't want to admit they made a mistake.

By the way, for people who suggest that this will "open up piracy", it's too late for that. Flash carts for the 3DS have been around for quite some time.

JoostinOnline

#14

JoostinOnline commented on Wii U System Update 4.0.3 Goes Live:

@Kaze_Memaryu I never made the claim, nor did anyone else who is actually part of the project. Some idiot at Wii U Hax misunderstood what the whole thing was about and said it was a game changer. We don't have any control over what they post on the site.

JoostinOnline

#16

JoostinOnline commented on Wii U System Update 4.0.3 Goes Live:

I'm that group you're talking about, and we didn't claim anything of the sort. One of the authors at WiiUHax.com (which is just a news site, not a team as your article claimed) saw the discussion, and because he didn't understand what was being discussed, he (incorrectly) stated that there was a breakthrough. I've been trying to clean up his mess since then. He's modified his claim as well.

JoostinOnline

#17

JoostinOnline commented on Wii U System Update 4.0.3 Goes Live:

In regards to the update, it's an updated version of IOS59, which is the firmware for Dragon Quest X. I don't know the details yet, but it's probably just fixing a bug they found.

JoostinOnline

#18

JoostinOnline commented on Wii U System Update 4.0.3 Goes Live:

Dammit, there was no exploit! How many times do I have to tell you guys that we didn't create anything new, and dumping the bootrom wasn't a big deal. It did absolutely nothing. It was a "just because" sort of thing.

JoostinOnline

#20

JoostinOnline commented on Hacking Group Claims To Have Discovered Wii U ...:

@UnseatingKDawg First off, you don't know anything about me. Second, I feel like you are suggesting I'm pro-piracy, which isn't true. Third, this article is completely wrong, and I've asked the author to fix it, but so far I've gotten no response. This doesn't bring us any closer to running tri-core Linux on the Wii U.

JoostinOnline

#36

JoostinOnline commented on News Site Claims That Zelda "Takes A Dim View ...:

@Sir420 Articles like this are one of the biggest reasons that stereotypes are even known.

People are dismissive because the premise of the statements are flawed. Nothing holds up without a solid premise. I think it's pretty clear that you missed my point about characters representing a group of people. For example, even if Ganondorf had been black (he's green, despite what this article says), it shouldn't matter. If a stereotype didn't exist, the author never would have made the connection. He only saw an (invalid) connection because of the way he views the world.

People are upset because by implying that the game is racist (among other things), he is himself being racist. This stuff doesn't occur to most people, and you don't find all of these (invalid) points unless you want to see them.

So again, the world would be much better off without articles like this.

JoostinOnline

#38

JoostinOnline commented on News Site Claims That Zelda "Takes A Dim View ...:

@NintendoLife I really wish you guys hadn't posted this. It just brings more attention to a stupid article that was probably written mostly for attention.

I will say this though: No matter how you believe the characters were portrayed, they are not a representation of an entire people (race, gender, religion, etc.). If a movie has a lazy black guy, that doesn't mean that all black people are lazy. It just means that one fictional person, who is also black, is lazy. If the viewer imagines that there is a relation, then it's just their hangup.

More than anything, it's people's obsession with searching for stereotypes that make them continue to exist.

JoostinOnline

#40

JoostinOnline commented on News Site Claims That Zelda "Takes A Dim View ...:

@Hit-Girl That's not true. While his beast form is always called Ganon (to my knowledge), he is also referred to as Ganon many times in his human form as well. There are many theories as to the "correct" way, but the only one that is without conflicting evidence is that the two names are interchangeable.

JoostinOnline

#41

JoostinOnline commented on 3DS System Update Goes Live, Doesn't Really Do...:

Homebrew (not illegal, and not piracy) was just shown to be launchable on the 3DS, so this "system stability" update probably blocks what exploit they suspect is being used.

I don't think I've ever seen an update that was for "system stability" that actually improved stability.

JoostinOnline

#44

JoostinOnline commented on HackYourConsole.com Goes Offline and Closes Pr...:

The Gateway 3DS doesn't support homebrew, and never would be able to because of the way it's designed. It's unable to run anything that's not properly signed, so unless you have the private key (which is pretty much impossible to get), then there is no way to run homebrew.

JoostinOnline

#47

JoostinOnline commented on Nintendo Opens Legal Proceedings Against HackY...:

They need to go after Gateway 3DS or WiikeyU instead. They don't contribute to anything but piracy, as they can't run unofficial software (homebrew).

I wish the writer of this article would read my previous comments so he could get his facts straight.

JoostinOnline

#48

JoostinOnline commented on Nintendo Opens Legal Proceedings Against HackY...:

@Hyperstar96 My mistake. It's been a long time since then. I've been following this since the beginning, but I've never been good with dates. However, as a homebrew developer (google my name), I do know a fair amount about this. Breaking past the security was not easy. What you did was just run some software that bypassed the security through an exploit. That's completely different from hacking. The actual work took over a year of hard work from several people.