Splatoon 2's netcode and matchmaking has been criticized for many different reasons. Some of the common complaints are frequent disconnections, low tick rate, lag, and that the netcode uses a peer-to-peer architecture. In this blog post, I will attempt to explain how the netcode works and address so...

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Instructions

  1. Set up Atmosphere CFW. This is out of scope for this guide. Use Google or refer to GBAtemp.
  2. Download IPSwitch and install it to sdcard:/switch/.
  3. Make a new directory on your SD card under the IPSwitch directory called debug-...

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Nintendo has introduced integrity checks in Splatoon 2 since version 3.1.0. I've known about this for several months, but have kept silent about it since Nintendo did not seem to be actively banning people. Since an independent researcher (Khangaroo from Splatoon Modding Hub) has discovered this, I...

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How does the Splatoon 2 rank system work, and how does it compare to Splatoon 1's? This is something I've wanted to talk about for ages, and I've only gotten the chance to do so recently.

The Basics

Splatoon 1 represents your rank as a letter from C- to S+. You also have a number between 0 and 9...

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Update 3.2.0 changed the Mirror layout file. The changes include refined object placement and a general clean up of the file. No model has been introd...

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Some files were introduced for some unreleased maps in version 3.1.0. Those files specified where map objects should be placed and other configuration data. Using my map editor (still in alpha), I was able to infer the overall layout of the maps just by looking at the object positions. I already pub...

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Welcome to the first (real) post of my new blog!

Last October, I posted the following tweet:

The stage shown, Blackbelly Skatepark, was not officia...

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27 Jun

Welcome

Welcome to my new blog!

In the past, I posted write-ups on various Nintendo-related topics on reddit, mostly relating to the Splatoon series. I decided that it might be a good idea to move towards a dedicated platform for my write-ups, so here we are.

Expect to see new posts soon!

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