GBA Saving?

Discussion in 'Supercard' started by portezbie, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. portezbie
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    portezbie GBAtemp Regular

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    I was able to import an old save for a gba game I wanted to continue, but it is really frustrating I am just trying to use the normal in game save function not the real time save and sometimes it saves, and sometimes it doesn't. Is this just a bug I have to wait to be fixed or am I maybe doing something wrong?
     
  2. dhjohn

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    Be sure to exit out of the gba emulator back to eos before turning off the cart.
     
  3. portezbie
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    ah I think that makes sense now because it seemed like it was saving in game after I saved in real time, probably because I was accessing the eos that way if that makes any sense.
     
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    My guess is that to keep the game running smoothly they hold the GBA SAV in memory and then when you exit the emulator or load up a different game it dumps the SAV to the mSD. Otherwise it would lag the game a little bit to access the mSD each time to save.
     
  5. portezbie
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    How this cart saves is just so bizarre.
    I have been able to get it to save properly now on the DS but I tried transferring my save off of the ds to paly on my pc and none of my recent gameplay has been remember in the sav file. Very strange.