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CSMD ported to 3DS

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Jul 23, 2018 at 10:02 PM
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I know its not really that big of a deal, you get a genesis emulator and put CSMD on it, but I thought it'd be interesting to bring up that i ported the mega drive version of cave story to my 3DS.
Jul 23, 2018 at 10:19 PM
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"Ported"? You mean 'emulated'.
Jul 24, 2018 at 1:21 AM
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Well it is possible,wonder if it would be illegal to play cave story on 3ds with a non eshop version
Jul 24, 2018 at 2:20 AM
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There's no reason you can't legally play ROM remakes of freeware games on any form of hardware using any type of software.

I mean running an emulator on a 3Ds let alone the setup to do so is certianly a violation of nintendo's ToS but very few people care about that as I've seen more modded than vanilla wiis personally.
Jul 25, 2018 at 3:19 AM
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Like seriously CSMD is incomplete, looks worse, and a CS port (2, actually) is already on the 3ds. Yes, anything you can shove a genesis emulator on you can play CSMD. However, most platforms that this would benefit already have a CS port, or can run a better version (like NXengine or the psp port) so I don’t really see a point to this.
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Jul 25, 2018 at 3:32 PM
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So what's the point of a MD port?
Either way, you can just run it in PicoDrive :/
So its not PORT, really.
Like what others have said, NXEngine and NICALiS ports already exist.