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Discussion in 'CycloDS' started by tangelom, Apr 2, 2010.
Using Cyclos DS 1.58 final. anyone been able to save downloaded games?
Its a known issue akAIO can play it atleast
Wait for a fix
What is this known issue? I have downloaded several games from the Nintendo Store and they save fine.
I can download some games, while others freeze whenever i try to download then.
I don't know about downloaded games from friends but I've had no problem downloading and saving from the Nintendo Store as well as transferring back and forth between the Wii.
i too have come across this issue.
it first started as odd occurances and has now gotten to the point of anything attempted to be downloaded and saved freezes the game.
im using the new gui beta (before that 1.59B1)
i wonder if its due to the number of saved files within the 32mb save?
EDIT: just browsed the cycloDS forums and a quick fix seems to be running the game at 50% speed fixes the wifi downloading problem.
EDIT2: slow me didn't fix them problem for me at least.
im 99% certain at least for my sav etc is this: the game won't let you download any more games after a certain number has been reached. ive tested this multiple times by deleting 1/2/3/4 games then going to download new games and it has worked everytime up to the limit. (if i delete 1 game i can only download 1 game etc).
i don't know if this is to do with my sd card (4gb class 4) the cyclo firmware or AP.
hopefully the game will be fixed soon!
Have you tried backing up and reformatting your MicroSD? It may be a problem with the 32MB save file getting to fragmented and causing the game to not read it well.
If that doesn't help, what is the maximum number of saved games can you have? Could be useful information if other people run into the same problem.
im about to reformat my microds card.
if the .sav works should i have to delete it and create another? because i don't want to lose my records or the fc's i have.
i think the black out screen fix in the newest cheat update of narin can fix it the cheat file can be downloaded here:
I doubt it's a problem with the save file so I don't think you should delete it. Do post back here if reformatting fixes your problem.
little late but better than never.
i did all the reformatting and stuff but then forgot about this for a day or 2.
i went back on and tried the 50% speed method and it worked perfectly.
ive downloaded like 50 files so it definitely is good again.
50% works. i do not understand why it didn't before though. (i didn't start a new save))
It's probably the reformatting that fixed the problem, not the slow-mo. I had a sporadic problem with freezing as well but after reformatting it hasn't happened since, and no using slow-mo at all.
Think of it this way; since the save file for DIY is quite large, if the save file is fragmented it's going to be difficult for the game to save the file (especially since the game was designed to write data to a dedicated memory unit in a DS cart, not a MicroSD, so it wasn't designed to handle fragmented files). Reformatting and copying back the files essentially defrag the save file so the game saving should be a lot more stable.
Using slow-mo would help a bit since that would slow down the game-saving process and make it handle a fragmented save file better.
i don't know enough computering to completely understand what you said but i get the jist of it plus it makes sense. either way im happy its working