Different Save types

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by skafan12, May 25, 2010.

  1. skafan12

    skafan12 Member

    May 19, 2010
    United States
    So by now, I'm sure that most of you know that you can check the properties of a ROM. Then, you can press Y to see the details of the ROM. There is an option that let's you adjust the save type, and the choices seem to scroll between various memory amounts. Is there any significance to these choices? Will choosing different sizes perhaps fix some save issues?
  2. tk_saturn

    tk_saturn GBAtemp Psycho!

    Jan 26, 2010
    Almost all games released before AKAIO 1.6RC2 shouldn't need this changing. In the __aio directory there's a file called savelist.bin which contains a list of what size save to use for each game. You may only need to adjust it for games released after AKAIO 1.6RC2, and normally you increase it upwards.

    Savelist.bin gets updated with every release. It is possible to update it over WiFi, but the savelist.bin hosted on normmatts website, which it downloads is from a much much older version of AKAIO.
  3. zapoqx

    zapoqx Advanced Member

    Mar 26, 2007
    United States
    Just as an add-on to above, if you ever need to set a save setting on a game and can't wait, you can usually go here and find the game to get the save type.