3DS Gateway Save File Question

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Jiye, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. Jiye
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    Hi guys,

    Is the game save file located in the micro sd card or the sd card? Also, approximately how big is an average save file say for like Pokemon X, Professor Layton, Harvest Moon etc.

    Thanks so much!
     
  2. Pedeadstrian

    Pedeadstrian GBAtemp's Official frill-necked lizard.

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    SD card. 512KB.
     
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  3. Max8987

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    I am probably wrong but i believe EmuNAND games like pokemon save the file on the actual microsd. because ive had issues with pokemon restarting the save over and over - the only way i can get it to progress is to load into gateway mode... which means emunand... which means... SD card. dont know about sizes i never looked for them.
     
  4. Abcdfv

    Abcdfv What comes around goes around.

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    Yes, you are wrong.
    Firstly, Pokemon is a NAND save game, it has nothing to do with emunand.
    NAND save games store the save file inside of the rom itself, but won't actually write the save until you exit the game, so if your battery dies even though you tried to save, it doesn't actually get saved.
     
  5. Max8987

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    " NAND save games store the save file inside of the rom itself, but won't actually write the save until you exit the game"

    oooh... i see. That does make sense. I had a bunch of problems with unsaved progress and i figured it was because i was trying to load it from NAND and not emunand, but i guess it was just because i didn't quit all the way or w/e...