a problem about gba expansion pack

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  1. ilman
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    ilman Gbatemp's Official Noise Eraser

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    i ve got touchpod and sakura system menus, lite ds, m3 ds real flashcard and expansion pack.
    when i try to run sonic advance (because i love the chao garden) when i go to tiny chao garden and when i try to exit it, it freezes.
    and when i turn off and on the ds and load the game again it hasn't saved. (a new chao garden )
    heellllllllllppppppppppp!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. Yohko86

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    The reason why Sonic Advance isn't saving properly could be due to the fact that the game uses a different format to save data. SA uses the Flash v126 512Kbit saving format, not SRAM like most other GBA games do. So you can try patching it with an SRAM patcher like GBATA and see if it'll work then.
     
  3. ilman
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    ilman Gbatemp's Official Noise Eraser

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    i can save levels but not the chao garden even if i used gbata
    still heelp!!!
     
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    Hmmm...

    Well, does this describe your problem? It could very well be a reason why you're not saving at the Chao Garden.
     
  5. ilman
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    ilman Gbatemp's Official Noise Eraser

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    new: chao garden doesn't freeze, but still doesn't save
     
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    ilman Gbatemp's Official Noise Eraser

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    i don't get it
     
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    Sorry, I linked to the wrong thing altogether.

    I found out by searching around the 'Net (this post here) that in order to save in the Chao Garden, you have to press Start and Select, then go to "Save and Exit". This will restart the game from the SEGA logo and hopefully it'll save then should save then.

    Also I forgot to ask this earlier: what firmware version are you using? You can try updating to the latest version of TouchPod and Sakura and see if that was also the problem.
     
  8. ilman
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    still huhhh
     
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    What are you confused about?
     
  10. ilman
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    ilman Gbatemp's Official Noise Eraser

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    sorry about yesterday
    my father made me go to bed.
    i ment huuh about the site.
    when i save and quit it goes to the start of the game but it doesn't save
     
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    ilman Gbatemp's Official Noise Eraser

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    oh yeah i use TouchPod v4.8dX (M70), not sakura because the new version of sakura doesn't load
     
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    If you're talking about Sakura v1.48, it does load (I'm using it on my M3 right now). You have to press and hold the "A" button when the card starts to load to switch firmwares.

    And earlier, I meant to a post that tells you how to save the game properly.

    Link: http://www.neoseeker.com/forums/1729/t6060...e-info-index/#4
     
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    ilman Gbatemp's Official Noise Eraser

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    it didn't work i changed to sakura but still doesn't save.
    also i'll be offline a couple of days. [​IMG]
     
  14. how_do_i_do_that

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    You have insufficient posts to view location.
    Your asking for a fix for GBA game when GBA support ended in 2007 by nintendo. The M3 team stopped supporting thier GBA flashcarts stuff last year, even though they will still say they still sell it. So don't expect any updates for GBA stuff in ANY slot1 flashcart they carry.

    There is no fix for what you asked, there is a supposed hacked version that suppose to work. Other than that information, your mostly SOL.