Fire Red bootleg

Discussion in 'GBA - Console and Game Discussions, Help and Tips' started by ShadowFyre, Apr 12, 2013.

  1. ShadowFyre
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    No, this isn't a shoddy rom hack. I recently found an pearl blue Gameboy Advance SP AGS-101 laying on the floor near school when walking home. After looking to see if anyone was around me that could have owned it, I pocketed the thing. Inside was a Fire Red cartridge. Obviously bootlegged due to the labeling and the cartridge itself.

    What I wanted to know was if there was anything I could do to the Fire Red cartridge to somehow fix it, as it deletes its save file upon the SP shutting off.
     
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    Beat the game in one playthrough.

    Those Chinese bootlegs are a bit iffy, either there's nothing you can do or there's that battery I believe that handles saving(?) in it.
     
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    What would I have to do? Change the battery in the cartridge? I laughed when I saw it in there considering Fire Red doesn't even have a day/night cycle..
     
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    Battery would be for keeping the save. Dead battery = no saving. Could have died over time or gotten wet and discharged the battery