is there a fix for the game save bug yet?

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  1. kyomagi
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    kyomagi GBAtemp Regular

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    i got burned twice today. the last one was 4 hours into rune factory 4, any ideas how to prevent it?
     
  2. fantasypower999

    fantasypower999 Newbie

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    Yes
    1)start gateway mode or whatever you use.
    2)load game
    3)close game
    4a) success?
    5)load game again
    6)game on

    4b)fail to close?
    reboot
    start from 1

    Never failed me.
     
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  3. kyomagi
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    thank you

    but that seems a bit tedious. i guess i have no choice
     
  4. mznova

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    If i recall correctly, you don't have to close the game. Just load the game and go up to a screen where you can see your save file (the game's continue screen). Then press the home button and see if it freezes. If not, then you're good. You don't have to close the game when you want to flush the save file to the sd card. You just have to press home and wait a bit.
     
  5. Waygeek

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    Can we roll back to the last stable version of the firmware? Cause this is BS. So close to selling my 4.X XL and the Gateway... partly for a Luigi XL and Phoenix Wright too hehe.
     
  6. DisasterTheory

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    That's what I did, just download gateway 1.2 and replace the Launcher.dat, only problem is you can't play Zelda ALBW and a few other games.
     
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  7. Saturosias

    Saturosias Sakura-sō Resident

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    I used to get freezes with 5.X+ games when booting directly into Gateway mode, but I've had zero freezes when saving after I started always holding L when starting DS Profile and then booting into Gateway mode.
     
  8. bouhrassa

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    Instead of closing the game with home button, I press power button and it worked every time for me
     
  9. Pontes De Leon

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    Thank you! This has worked for me. No freezes since switching to this method. The other methods people listed worked but not 100% like this.
     
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