Injecting .SAV into retail cartridge?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by chalupa, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. chalupa
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    chalupa GBAtemp Fan

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    I have been out of the "scene" for a while now, but recently poured a lot of time into soul silver and am considering getting a retail cart of it. However, I would like to continue the save I have on my flashcart. I remember being able to inject saves into games "back in the day" but I don't remember the name of the hombrew that allowed one to do this, and how the process works. Help?
     
  2. Sarvesh50

    Sarvesh50 Aye!

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    does something like this really exist? [​IMG]
     
  3. Dimensional

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    It's possible. It would require either the NDS adapter, preferably the Plus version as it supports pokemon HG/SS, or the NDS backup tool, which doesn't support some new games, as it hasn't been updated in a while.
     
  4. pikachu945

    pikachu945 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    you need a slot 2 device or wifi
    or do it easier buy a NDS Adapter Plus

    NDS BackUp Tool Slot 2
     
  5. W@dsy

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    It does exist, yes.

    EDIT - Sorry, I don't know if this supports soul silver or not. Turns out thats a tricky one, sorry [​IMG]

    What you're looking for is a program called 'savsender' (available on filetrip).

    You'll also need a windows (or *nix) utility called nc.exe (or just nc, for netcat, on unix). This host's the .sav on your PC.

    There are some instructions on this page ( http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=218138 ) though I can't find the original tutorial I used anymore. You'll need to use a DS or DSL, since I'm pretty sure the tools don't work right on DSi/XL.

    I've done it a bunch of times, easy as, let me know if this helps.
     
  6. chalupa
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    chalupa GBAtemp Fan

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    I'm using a DSL and a slot 1 easy flash V, but it seems that Soul Silver uses a newer save type that the older programs don't support. Would Savesender still do the deed?
     
  7. Rydian

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    Doesn't work with HG/SS.

    You'll need to buy the "backup adapter plus".

    EDIT: To clarify, it's a PHYSICAL difference because of the IR port's controller chip being on the normal pin.
     
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