backup card2-type games save

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by s-arash, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. s-arash

    s-arash GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 3, 2013
    United States
    any way to backup card2-type game saves? cause they are not in sd card , if i want to backup the save i must copy the whole .3ds rom?
  2. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

    Sep 20, 2010
    Engine Room with Cyan, watching him learn.
    made a script here

    run it on the same root as pokemon y and follow the prompt's directions. i'll have an easier app to use tomorrow.
  3. mznova

    mznova GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 3, 2007
    United States
    Hmm, so gateway actually writes into the pokemon 3ds rom?

    Any chance you can make something similar for the digital version? (if you have it) I tried saving the .sav file for the digital version but it doesn't work if I just restore it.
  4. JCR1

    JCR1 GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 25, 2011
    And you don't have one script for animal crossing? and another question, is there a possibility of fragmentation on this two games if we transfer more games to the microsd? if this is the case, we need to backup saves each time before add new games, thanks!
  5. setsuya

    setsuya Member

    Feb 28, 2012
    Rio de Janeiro
    Hey, that's a real simple and nice script, Snailface! Python FTW! :grog:

    Should be able to edit it to work with Animal Crossing too, granted we know the offset where the save starts and its size...
  6. noctis90210

    noctis90210 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Dec 24, 2013
    1. How bout eShop pokemon x/y .sav to inject to pokemon.3ds???

    2. How bout transfer of sav file from Pokemon x/y ROM and use Save Data Transfer app by nintendo to transfer the save to eShop pokemon X/Y???

    Do you think these 2 are possible?
  7. Duo8

    Duo8 I don't like video games

    Jul 16, 2013
    You need to know the address where the save is.
    Maybe examining the ROM will do?
    eShop saves are encrypted with console's key IIRC. So you'll have to decrypt it first.
    noctis90210 likes this.
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