how to save supercard lite gba games without real time save

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  1. kanchi465
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    Newcomer kanchi465 Newbie

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    Hey guys i really need help saving a gba game my ds's L button isnt working on my ds lite so i cant use the super card lite's real time save method i just got mother 3 all setup and this is driving me crazy
     
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    Why can't you just save by the frog's? That's what they're there for.. If those froggies say no to your save data, try switching firmwares.. That worked for me (M3 DSR). It saves and loads perfectly.

    And also, I know the pain. my L+R Button doesn't work either =_=
     
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    kanchi465: Your choices are basically 1) get your DS fixed or replaced, or 2) get a different flashcart. You can get cheap GBA flashcarts from DealExtreme for just over $20 shipped.

    Earthbound2: The Supercard requires you to press a button combo to write the normal in-game saves to the memory card, because it's too crappy to just keep the save in SRAM like every other flashcart.
     
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    i want to buy a dsi but not another f*&%ing flash card i just want to play mother on my ds im gonna go cry thanks for your help guys and i dont know how exactly but this is all reggie's fault

    waitaminute hey earthbound 2 how do you switch firmwares is there hope foe my precious mother 3
     
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    Do regular in-game saves not work on the Supercard? You can try the Quick Power Cycle method of saving regularly rather than using the real-time save option. Save in-game, power off, power back on quickly IN GBA MODE, press Right to get to the saver tab, navigate to the *.sav file, and hit A twice. The next time you boot the game, the save should load automatically.
     
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    well actually I don't think my way will help according to the above above my previous one, stating that you can't save in-game normally.. Unless you can find a firmware that lets you set up the button combination to save, then I think there's no other way.. Good luck. Also, I just turned on my M3 + Mother 3 recently, and It seems my save file has completely disappeared. The saving and loading still works properly, but it seems after a day it just completely vanishes.. I'm going to try save fix patches and restart it again.. and again.. Until I can just play Mother 3 in peace..

    Good luck for you and I my friend, for we have similar fates and bounds to this beloved game.. [​IMG]
     

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