Nintendo DS is one of the most popular video games console. If one wants to enjoy playing/trying the video games before installing, then Nintendo DS Homebrew is ideal as it can easily test video games for free. Nintendo DS requires 3rd party storage, though the 2nd generation graphics cards have arrived. To enjoying playing such video games, suitable cartridges are required. These can be downloaded from the DS link in the article below. In order to reboot M3DS and R4DS, one must install system favourable files from specified Nintendo DS links. Nintendo DS programming knowledge will help in understanding the Homebrew video games environment.
Nintendo DS Homebrew is a software that has been developed by a group of home users and uses unofficial development kits, that can be used via third party rewritable game cartridges. The major advantage of Homebrew is that the games proposed can be tested freely.
As the Nintendo DS is not sold with a storage medium, to store a Homebrew, a third party storage is required.
SLOT-1 and SLOT-2 devices
The first solutions found for third party storage were the GBA cartridge slot, also known as SLOT-2, and a booting tool in the DS cartridge slot, also known as SLOT-1.
But today, there are cards specially designed to use the DS slot to store and execute the Homebrew software: they are called 2nd Generation cards.
The M3DS and the R4DS are amongst SLOT-1 devices that can be used for your Nintendo DS Homebrew. They make use of Micro-USD cards and are very small. You should have a USB reader and insert the card with the logo facing front.
With the M3DS, insert the card with the logo facing down, in such a way that the logo is facing the pins.