AGB_FIRM Help

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  1. Aletron9000
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    i have asked this question around, and have not found an answer.

    My GBA game says it is saving, but when I quit the game and go back in, it acts like I never played it. It is not only one game, it is every single GBA game I have used. I am using converted .gba to .cia games. I think it must be the AGB_FIRM. What am I doing wrong?
     
  2. Davidosky99

    Davidosky99 Eevee :3

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    Have you ever patched your AGB firm?
     
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    Yeah, by replacing the agb_firm.cia
     
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    Did you generate proper footer files and use them during the conversion process? Because those determine how the AGB_FIRM games save.
     
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    you might have to restore it to its original state in order for it to work correcly with luma3ds
     
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    I can't remember, I am going to try to create another custom GBA rom and see if it saves.

    EDIT: it is not the footer, I changed the footer, still not saving

    EDIT 2: The AGB_FIRM is in it's original state, still not working.
     
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    Are you using the latest release of luma3ds?
     
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    Aletron9000 3DS Master

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    Yes, should I be using 5.5 or should I be using the one with a bunch of numbers and letters for the version? I use the latter.

    EDIT: this is where I get my Luma3DS builds
    http://astronautlevel2.github.io/Luma3DS
     
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    Ev1l0rd (⌐◥▶◀◤) Knight of Void

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    I recommend using 5.5. GitHub commits are very unstable and might cause bricks.
     
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    Ok, thank you.
     
  11. N7Kopper

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    If all else fails, the game you're playing might be incompatible with AGB_FIRM's save emulation. Look on that iso site for a thread titled "[TUTORIAL] - Convert GameBoy Advance (GBA) ROMs to GBA VC CIA files" for a comprehensive guide, including patching problematic (#triggered) games.
     
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    Thank you, this was the issue, i can finally play the game without it constantly restarting! :)