Any way to get a DS save off of its cart to back it up?

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by sillypatterson, Mar 27, 2008.

  1. sillypatterson
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    Hoping desperately here D: Some sort of homebrew that can copy the save data from a commercial DS cart somehow... any clues?
     
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    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    REIN can do that, along with a couple other programs I can't think of at the moment.
     
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    @offtopic84 rein/rain/reinmoon only work on DLDI capable GBA slot carts.


    You have 3 options as I see it.
    SRAM based save dumper. Not suggested for larger roms and probably a bit clunky.
    http://nds.cmamod.com/category/nds/etool/ is a start.

    SavSender, wifi based. You will probably like a frontend so I am afraid I will have to send you to search for this one.

    rudolph's dumping tools. Not sure if this one will work (it should do) but as the 3 in 1 has a NOR section you can dump roms to I am assuming you can also do saves as the wifi and DLDI versions also could.
    Link:
    http://www009.upp.so-net.ne.jp/rudolph/nds/NDS_Backup/
     
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    PuyoDead Hey! Hey! Oh!

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    I've used Rudolph's tool with my 3in1 multiple times, for both dumping saves, and replacing saves. All have worked perfectly.
     
  6. sillypatterson
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    Thanks, guys. I ended up using Savsend.

    [​IMG] I'm the ultimate case of cheapass sadness. I steal wifi from my neighbors who have an unprotected access point. I ended up breaking their router password (default passwords are -awesome-) to set up the port forwarding, all so I could get the save from my Crystal Chronicles cart...

    ...so that I could sell it without losing my progress, to put dinner on the table tonight. -You- guys try running a small household with convenience store wages [​IMG]