Does the R4 support Real time saves

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  1. itayda
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    I read about real time save - save at any point while the game is running, even if the game doesn't support saving,
    and I was wondering if the R4 supports this nice feature, it would help me on new mario, since I did not reach any save
    point in the game and always have to start from the beginning (so far).

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. Grimalkin

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    No. It does not.
     
  3. itayda
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    thanks, do you know which other slot 1 cart does support real time save ?

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  4. Grimalkin

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    CycloDS, SCDS1
     
  5. itayda
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    and how is the compatability for these real time saves on these cards, is it worth buying one of these because I
    want this feature ? (does this feature depends on the hardware or the software - if software, maybe the R4 will have
    it one day, I'm sure that would make many people happy).

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  6. Grimalkin

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    I doubt the R4 will ever have it. Compatibility should be 100%

    It's worth buying either of the cards, but I prefer the CycloDS Evolution.
     
  7. Jaejae

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    RTS is implemented on the CycloDS and the SuperCard DS One.
    Both of which create pretty big files when you use the RTS function.
     
  8. Upperleft

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    using the RTS feature many times might corrupt you're save
    right ?
     
  9. Jdbye

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    Only thing about real time save is it takes up so much space, plus, at least for SCDS, it doesn't work on all the games and those that don't work simply won't boot (not support adapter?-error) with RTS enabled. Might corrupt the save, but shouldn't.

    There are save points pretty often in NSMB, if you need to take a break and haven't gotten to a save point yet just leave your DS on sleep mode, or if you need to take a very long break plug in the charger and leave it on sleep mode.
     
  10. itayda
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    thanks for you suggestion about NSMB [​IMG]
     
  11. MaHe

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    Well, saving only tends to be a problem in World 1. If you collect the big yellow coins on a regular basis, it's really not a problem
     
  12. Jaejae

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    Yer, just open up one of the mushroom houses to save.
     
  13. itayda
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    thanks for your suggestions, I see some mushroom house when I am between levels, but I can't get to it [​IMG]
     
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    The ones that won't boot is because there is no space available on your card.
    If you have RTS enabled and want to play a game where there is no RTS file for it, it will make it on startup.
    If there is no space it will just tell you that error message.

    Now you can have different settings for each game so RTS won't take so much.
    Instead of making it for each game, it'll only make it for the games you selected.

    It never corrupts the save either.
     
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    The R4 barely supports NDS ROMs these days.
     
  17. jaydom

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    pardon my noobness...what is real time save? as in i play in day (for some games like pokemon) it appears in a day? and vice versa?
     
  18. NightKry

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    Like, here?
    No, RTS is when you can save a game whenever you want to during the game. Like how in visual boy advance you can hold up to what, around 9 saves?
     
  19. Joe88

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    Real Time Save allows you to save a game anywhere at any point
    usually you have to reach a certain point or wait till after doing something to save
    not with RTS, you can be in the middle of say a pokemon battle and save your game with RTS

    turn off your DS, play some other games, maybe you come back a few days latter and load up the RTS save and you will be at the exact same point in the battle you left off

    few carts support RTS and most of the ones that do are total garbage function that doesnt even work and pretty much always crashes the system like the EZ Flash V RTS
     
  20. gamekool

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    only supercard ds one,m3 real and itouch ds support RTS
    itouch2 and supercard ds onei is confirmed to support RTS on DSi..
    a quite interesting function..