Mario Party Legacy Forum

Mario Party Legacy Forum => Video Games Safe => Archives => Forum => Forum Archive => Nintendo Safe => Topic started by: SuperZambezi on December 22, 2011, 12:49:33 PM

Title: Swapnotes
Post by: SuperZambezi on December 22, 2011, 12:49:33 PM
So there is a new free app in the eShop called Swapnotes. It's very similar to Pictochat from the DS, but now you can send messages to people on your friends list as well as Streetpass. Made a message and sent it t o Vip. Let me know what happens Vip. :P

EDIT: Just got one from tt :D
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Lord Vaati on December 22, 2011, 02:09:02 PM
Just Got it! I sent one to you Super Zambezi.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: The Shattered Legacy on December 22, 2011, 03:55:04 PM
I need to try the 3d image function on this :p

It's really fun :3
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on December 22, 2011, 05:45:01 PM
Except I have not downloaded Swapnote yet.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Lord Vaati on December 22, 2011, 06:38:35 PM
Next time you get the chance, you should.

Oh, and you need 30 play coins to get the full experience.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on December 22, 2011, 09:58:09 PM
Next time you get the chance, you should.

Oh, and you need 30 play coins to get the full experience.
Don't have 30 Play Coins yet. I have 26. And downloaded this, but not yet started.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: The Shattered Legacy on December 22, 2011, 10:13:23 PM
Next time you get the chance, you should.

Oh, and you need 30 play coins to get the full experience.
How about the purchaseable stationery? Or does that only need 5 Play Coins for ALL of them?
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Lord Vaati on December 23, 2011, 07:05:45 AM
Next time you get the chance, you should.

Oh, and you need 30 play coins to get the full experience.
How about the purchaseable stationery? Or does that only need 5 Play Coins for ALL of them?
Next time you get the chance, you should.

Oh, and you need 30 play coins to get the full experience.
How about the purchaseable stationery? Or does that only need 5 Play Coins for ALL of them?
Apparently there are features like Putting in sound(15 coins) and saving pictures and sound. (10 coins each)
IDK what the price for the extra stationary is.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: The Shattered Legacy on December 23, 2011, 07:07:52 PM
Just 'purchased' ability to attach recordings. However you'll need to have a recording of less than 5 sec in the SD card presaved (use the 3DS Sound Recorder if you forgot dummies :p)

Also date stamp is cool XD
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: SuperZambezi on December 23, 2011, 08:46:39 PM
I still haven't unlocked anything. :-\ Sent HJ a note with Dark Boo in it simply becuase his sig was on my computer screen. :P And I can't really draw anything else. :P
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Polar on December 24, 2011, 07:59:43 PM
So in order to put pictures in you have to buy it for play coins? Lame.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Lord Vaati on December 24, 2011, 08:39:28 PM
So in order to put pictures in you have to buy it for play coins? Lame.
Oh, putting in pictures is free, but saving them from another's note costs 10 coins.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on December 25, 2011, 02:28:36 AM
So there is a new free app in the eShop called Swapnotes. It's very similar to Pictochat from the DS, but now you can send messages to people on your friends list as well as Streetpass. Made a message and sent it t o Vip. Let me know what happens Vip. :P
Thanks, it worked.

I must say, this is a nice feature to have. It's definitely another way to stay in touch. I already sent out plenty of notes!
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: The Shattered Legacy on December 25, 2011, 05:00:05 AM
My inbox has like 60 messages and replies total XD I send out a lot and my chums (Berry and Kinetic primarily) send back lots too >w<
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Polar on December 25, 2011, 05:25:09 AM
So in order to put pictures in you have to buy it for play coins? Lame.
Oh, putting in pictures is free, but saving them from another's note costs 10 coins.
Then how do you do it?

EDIT: Never mind...
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: cookieboy17 on February 23, 2012, 09:15:27 AM
SwapNotes are so much fun, I love it lol.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Chubzster on February 23, 2012, 06:20:47 PM
SwapNotes are so much fun, I love it lol.
I feel the same way.

The only thing I don't like about it is that it won't immediately notify you that you have new messages when you turn the console on.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Shaby on February 23, 2012, 06:58:06 PM
This application is really cool and pretty fun! :D

I like to send lots of Swapnotes and buy new stationary!
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: The Shattered Legacy on February 23, 2012, 08:01:55 PM
I need more contacts to spam send my Swapnotes lol

Drawing can be such a pain at times but it's so worth it :p
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Chubzster on February 23, 2012, 08:54:17 PM
I need more contacts to spam send my Swapnotes lol

Drawing can be such a pain at times but it's so worth it :p

Feel free to add me as a friend. :) I've already added you and the others that posted their 3DS's code in the topic. Your drawings are amazing on the forum, I'd love to see them in 3D!
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: The Shattered Legacy on February 24, 2012, 12:01:45 AM
^I don't think I have your FC XD

I haven't bought stationery in a while haha, I really should -hack- for coins. XD

(Hack - date trick)
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Chubzster on February 24, 2012, 08:01:52 PM
^I don't think I have your FC XD

I haven't bought stationery in a while haha, I really should -hack- for coins. XD

(Hack - date trick)
0430-8334-8202. It's also under the Friend Codes topic, under HBK.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Yoshiman222 on February 25, 2012, 01:11:46 AM
Ok, all Swapnote users, I've started something you all might enjoy!

I call it the Doodle-Thon! ;D

All it is is when you receive a message from someone who said "Doodle-Thon" on Swapnote, you have to send a note to 3 others who you didn't receive the "Doodle-Thon" from. Make sure to Doodle on it, and keep on passing those doodles around! Let's see how many people we can get!
(Also, when sending a Doodle-Thon note, make sure Doodle-Thon is clearly written on it! Pictures are allowed)

(also, make sure you're telling the person to pass the note on!)
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on February 25, 2012, 01:30:37 AM
Ok, all Swapnote users, I've started something you all might enjoy!

I call it the Doodle-Thon! ;D

All it is is when you receive a message from someone who said "Doodle-Thon" on Swapnote, you have to send a note to 3 others who you didn't receive the "Doodle-Thon" from. Make sure to Doodle on it, and keep on passing those doodles around! Let's see how many people we can get!
(Also, when sending a Doodle-Thon note, make sure Doodle-Thon is clearly written on it! Pictures are allowed)

(also, make sure you're telling the person to pass the note on!)
Just attempted this. I hope I did it correctly.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Yoshiman222 on February 25, 2012, 01:33:06 AM
Ok, all Swapnote users, I've started something you all might enjoy!

I call it the Doodle-Thon! ;D

All it is is when you receive a message from someone who said "Doodle-Thon" on Swapnote, you have to send a note to 3 others who you didn't receive the "Doodle-Thon" from. Make sure to Doodle on it, and keep on passing those doodles around! Let's see how many people we can get!
(Also, when sending a Doodle-Thon note, make sure Doodle-Thon is clearly written on it! Pictures are allowed)

(also, make sure you're telling the person to pass the note on!)
Just attempted this. I hope I did it correctly.
As long as you wrote "Doodle-Thon" on it, made some kind of Doodle, and told the person to pass it on, you're fine!
...else, if you didn't tell them, hope they find out...
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on February 25, 2012, 01:38:25 AM
Ok, all Swapnote users, I've started something you all might enjoy!

I call it the Doodle-Thon! ;D

All it is is when you receive a message from someone who said "Doodle-Thon" on Swapnote, you have to send a note to 3 others who you didn't receive the "Doodle-Thon" from. Make sure to Doodle on it, and keep on passing those doodles around! Let's see how many people we can get!
(Also, when sending a Doodle-Thon note, make sure Doodle-Thon is clearly written on it! Pictures are allowed)

(also, make sure you're telling the person to pass the note on!)
Just attempted this. I hope I did it correctly.
As long as you wrote "Doodle-Thon" on it, made some kind of Doodle, and told the person to pass it on, you're fine!
...else, if you didn't tell them, hope they find out...
Ah, so I did it correctly. Excellent.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Lord Vaati on February 25, 2012, 06:10:45 AM
You know, a friend of mine came up with the idea of a swapnote RPG.
Would anyone do that?
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: The Shattered Legacy on February 27, 2012, 09:43:47 PM
^ I've heard of them but explain how they work. :p
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Chaotix on March 06, 2012, 03:27:43 PM
http://3dsforums.com/matchmaking-26/swapnote-league-trivia-33912/ (http://3dsforums.com/matchmaking-26/swapnote-league-trivia-33912/)

My friend came up with this swapnote idea and it took off in a heart beat.

I'm in the process of making a swapnote name that tune game in which you make a recording of the song on your 3ds sound app(video game related) and you make a swapnote with a question including paying 15 coins to add the song to the question and send it out to your friends list on your 3ds.

There's a lot of cool ideas u can use with swapnote that makes it so fun to have.
 
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Toadette on May 21, 2012, 10:37:56 AM
I just wish there was an Undo button. Sometimes you make mistakes so small when you try to erase them the whole spot is cleared by the eraser.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Lord Vaati on May 21, 2012, 07:25:58 PM
You know, a friend of mine came up with the idea of a swapnote RPG.
Would anyone do that?
Well, this would be basicly like a forum rpg, just on 3DS, and with little sounds/pictures added.

Ex: Luigi: Mario, weres da soup?
Mario: I'da know.

Basically like that.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Gengar on June 04, 2012, 10:47:19 AM
You know, a friend of mine came up with the idea of a swapnote RPG.
Would anyone do that?
Well, this would be basicly like a forum rpg, just on 3DS, and with little sounds/pictures added.

Ex: Luigi: Mario, weres da soup?
Mario: I'da know.

Basically like that.

Sounds like a good idea, but what would they call it?
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Gameguy1996 on June 04, 2012, 05:04:38 PM
Reggie sent out a message reminding everyone nintendos conforce is tommorow.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Lord Vaati on June 12, 2012, 06:31:10 PM
You know, a friend of mine came up with the idea of a swapnote RPG.
Would anyone do that?
Well, this would be basicly like a forum rpg, just on 3DS, and with little sounds/pictures added.

Ex: Luigi: Mario, weres da soup?
Mario: I'da know.

Basically like that.

Sounds like a good idea, but what would they call it?

Maybe....

SWAPQUEST!

or...

ADVENTURES IN NOTES!

...or something cooler. But there can be different ones.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Chubzster on July 05, 2012, 09:56:41 AM
Quote from:  NintendoLife
Popular message-swapper Nintendo Letter Box got an update today that lets you write and draw with coloured ink.

Simply scan the QR code below with your 3DS console and it'll take you straight to the update, which adds five coloured inks to the free application: red, blue, green, purple and orange. Black remains an option too.

To scan the QR code below:

    Hold L or R on the 3DS Home Menu to bring up the camera.
    Tap the chequerboard option this opens up the QR reader.
    Align the frame with the QR code and it will offer you a link.
    Press A.

To select the new colours tap left or right on the D-Pad. Note that you can only use one coloured ink per letter, so you can't draw multi-coloured masterpieces.

This update is now available around the world.

Source (http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2012/07/letter_box_update_adds_coloured_ink)

Swapnote has been updated today, now with different colored ink!

All you need to do is scan the QR code from this source, or check the update list in the eShop. Enjoy!



Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Gengar on July 05, 2012, 11:02:30 AM
I would've thought they'd do this earlier.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on July 05, 2012, 01:06:03 PM
Nice! This is something H-J would totally look forward to.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Gengar on July 05, 2012, 01:07:22 PM
Nice! This is something H-J would totally look forward to.

He can draw another avatar!
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Gameguy1996 on July 06, 2012, 09:29:54 PM
I got the update you can now send pictures.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Chubzster on July 09, 2012, 10:55:23 PM
Something I hate about Swapnotes:

I deleted one of my messages, so now I can't see the new reply.

They seriously should fix that; I keep it clean so I don't have a clutter of notes, but it's ridiculous to notify you of new notes and then delete the replies because you deleted the note that was being replied to. Anyone else hate that? It pisses me off. :P
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: The Shattered Legacy on July 09, 2012, 10:59:19 PM
the color ink option is meh

I'd rather get COlors LOL
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: charles109 on July 16, 2012, 08:16:33 PM
Colors are now available for the application. I love this app.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Super Mario Gamer(95) on July 25, 2012, 01:30:59 AM
Haven't used this yet but might use it later on :)
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Mareep on March 08, 2013, 12:42:16 AM
Is it possible for us to start a Nintendo Letterbox Stationary Exchange Service? You see, my Pikachu 3ds XL when doing a data transfer from my old one made me lose everything on it since I messed it up and transferred from new to old, rather than the right way. So one of the things I lost besides Streetpass Data and Ambassador games was my Letterbox Stationary. Is it possible for us to add friend codes and exchange them with eachother?
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: The Shattered Legacy on April 20, 2013, 06:08:06 AM
In case you guys haven't done so already, update your Swapnote for on-the-fly recording and photo insertion, and filtering your messages by sender :3

...the pen seems to be a little different as well for some odd reason

@Mareep - the idea sounds good, after all I know that sometimes I've given others stationery which might have been region specific when it first came out and such
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Megumin on April 20, 2013, 07:07:46 AM
I only have staff notes and a few of YMan's notes in my SwapNotes deck.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: StarOfTheParty on July 28, 2013, 05:50:16 PM
Wait, Swapnote is a NEW app. I had it when I got my 3Ds. Well, I got it about 2 weeks ago. ^^;
Well, anyway I LOVE IT SO MUCH!!! So fun. RECORDINGS!!
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on October 31, 2013, 08:30:57 PM
Bad news for everyone. Swapnote has been discontinued/disabled indefinitely for all regions. This topic does not serve a purpose anymore until further notice (of which I doubt).

Quote from: Nintendo of America Press Release
Thank you for your support.

Nintendo has learned that some consumers, including minors, have been exchanging their friend codes on Internet bulletin boards and then using Swapnote (known as Nintendo Letter Box in other regions) to exchange offensive material. Nintendo has been investigating ways of preventing this and determined it is best to stop the SpotPass feature of Swapnote because it allows direct exchange of photos and was actively misused.

Nintendo always wants to provide a positive experience for all consumers and limit the risk of any inappropriate activity or misuse of a service. We feel it is important on this occasion to take this action.

We are very sorry for any inconvenience to the many consumers who have been using this service responsibly; however this decision was made considering the point that many minors also use this feature of Swapnote. Thank you for your understanding.

Nintendo will continue to work to ensure more consumers are aware of our Parental Control features, which allow parents to manage their children's experience on our systems. For more information, please click here.

Service stop date: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, 7 p.m. PT
Service being stopped: Nintendo 3DS software Swapnote - Sending and receiving notes using SpotPass
Affected regions: All regions where the service was offered
Special Notes services are also stopped
Source (http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=216010)
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Yoshiman222 on October 31, 2013, 08:34:22 PM
Bad news for everyone. Swapnote has been discontinued/disabled indefinitely for all regions. This topic does not serve a purpose anymore until further notice (of which I doubt).

Quote from: Nintendo of America Press Release
Thank you for your support.

Nintendo has learned that some consumers, including minors, have been exchanging their friend codes on Internet bulletin boards and then using Swapnote (known as Nintendo Letter Box in other regions) to exchange offensive material. Nintendo has been investigating ways of preventing this and determined it is best to stop the SpotPass feature of Swapnote because it allows direct exchange of photos and was actively misused.

Nintendo always wants to provide a positive experience for all consumers and limit the risk of any inappropriate activity or misuse of a service. We feel it is important on this occasion to take this action.

We are very sorry for any inconvenience to the many consumers who have been using this service responsibly; however this decision was made considering the point that many minors also use this feature of Swapnote. Thank you for your understanding.

Nintendo will continue to work to ensure more consumers are aware of our Parental Control features, which allow parents to manage their children's experience on our systems. For more information, please click here.

Service stop date: Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, 7 p.m. PT
Service being stopped: Nintendo 3DS software Swapnote - Sending and receiving notes using SpotPass
Affected regions: All regions where the service was offered
Special Notes services are also stopped
Source (http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=216010)
Delete
It's worthless to me now.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: SuperZambezi on October 31, 2013, 08:55:07 PM
Dang it, tried to send a final message, it's already in effect.

I wonder if Nintendo is aware of Miiverse. :P

EDIT: And then I realize Miiverse is headed to the 3DS and everything makes sense.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: IggyKoopaStar on October 31, 2013, 09:00:58 PM
Dang it, tried to send a final message, it's already in effect.

I wonder if Nintendo is aware of Miiverse. :P
It would be something quite bad if they would do so with Miiverse as well! Probably the only actual thing about "communicating with others" on the Wii U! Already that for the 3DS, it's starting to be quite difficult for communications anyways. It would remove so much of the actual good things on the Wii U without that so better letting that, right?
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on October 31, 2013, 09:12:21 PM
Thing is, Swapnote does not have any kind of moderation, unlike Miiverse. It'd be hard for the same thing to happen with Miiverse now, but there's no way of sharing offensive content, through images/pictures, of course. Written content and messages that can be deemed as inappropriate are likely to be deleted right away, since the moderation on Miiverse is heavily enforced.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: IggyKoopaStar on October 31, 2013, 09:23:50 PM
Thing is, Swapnote does not have any kind of moderation, unlike Miiverse. It'd be hard for the same thing to happen with Miiverse now, but there's no way of sharing offensive content, through images/pictures, of course. Written content and messages that can be deemed as inappropriate are likely to be deleted right away, since the moderation on Miiverse is heavily enforced.
Yeah, and I guess that Miiverse is way more developped for those kind of things anyways, so if it's headed on the 3DS like it's supposed to be, I guess it would be good.

But by then, if it's actually supposed to use our "Nintendo Network ID", does this mean that this said ID will have to be needed to interact on the 3DS one of these days or to still keep friend codes? (Because I guess it might be something hard to implement? And what about current friends on the 3DS?)

Because I guess friend codes are still a good idea even if some aren't agreed for some reasons to not being always sticked with an username and it was easier to get more friends to being added in games.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Justin on October 31, 2013, 09:42:52 PM
Well this sucks. 
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Luigidenne3DSGCN on November 01, 2013, 12:14:33 AM
Just got the note via Spotpass myself (That's right, you broke it first); this is a real downer; a real shame everyone had to be punished(Why not just take away the photo feature?), but the main thing is, I don't think I can ever look at that blue light the same way again, especially when Nintendo has something nice to say. Somehow, my YoL note is still sending in StreetPass, which, not to take this further, could potentially be even more horrific for spreading of inappropriate content.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on November 01, 2013, 12:19:26 AM
StreetPassing for Swapnotes is rarely used.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Luigidenne3DSGCN on November 01, 2013, 12:28:29 AM
You're looking at the right loner; I've wrote everything from holidays (YoL included) to specific greetings for events and received absolutely nothing. Zero notes from anyone, even when I went to Best Buy during E3, no one gave back, but the worst part of that is, the absence of Swapnote in the StreetPass notification leaves me to wonder if my little handwritten letters of joy are even reaching them.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on November 01, 2013, 12:31:14 AM
You're looking at the right loner; I've wrote everything from holidays (YoL included) to specific greetings for events and received absolutely nothing. Zero notes from anyone, even when I went to Best Buy during E3, no one gave back, but the worst part of that is, the absence of Swapnote in the StreetPass notification leaves me to wonder if my little handwritten letters of joy are even reaching them.
They probablly didn't since they didn't have the StreetPass feature enabled for Swapnote. Almost no one does that.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Vipsoccermaster on November 06, 2013, 02:06:06 AM
Update: Now here's why Nintendo stopped SpotPass for Swapnote:

Quote from: Go Nintendo
- two men have been arrested
- they were alledgedly performing "improper acts" in hotel rooms with a 12 year-old girl
- this happened multiple times
- the men are aged 49 and 36
- this was facilitated through the 3DS
- child pornography charges have also been filed against another man, 44
- he allegedly had an 11 and 12 year old girls send him nude pictures through Swapnote
- other men have been charged with statutory rape and indecency through compulsion
Source (http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=216348)

Ah, so we now know why. That kind of work was really unacceptable. Good thing Nintendo stopped it, and the two men got arrested.
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Yoshiman222 on November 06, 2013, 07:04:35 PM
Update: Now here's why Nintendo stopped SpotPass for Swapnote:

Quote from: Go Nintendo
- two men have been arrested
- they were alledgedly performing "improper acts" in hotel rooms with a 12 year-old girl
- this happened multiple times
- the men are aged 49 and 36
- this was facilitated through the 3DS
- child pornography charges have also been filed against another man, 44
- he allegedly had an 11 and 12 year old girls send him nude pictures through Swapnote
- other men have been charged with statutory rape and indecency through compulsion
Source (http://www.gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=216348)

Ah, so we now know why. That kind of work was really unacceptable. Good thing Nintendo stopped it, and the two men got arrested.
Because some kids these days are just plain stupid.
...also Nintendo needs better parental controls on that thing, as I've read from that article.

Still, sucks that people (the older men) like them would do that.
I hate people like that. >:(
Title: Re: Swapnotes
Post by: Lord Vaati on November 06, 2013, 08:55:19 PM
Well this whole thing sucks, but hopefully we'll get Miiverse on 3DS soon as a replacement.