Merging multiple save slots?

Discussion in '3DS - ROM Hacking, Translations and Utilities' started by Kionea, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. Kionea
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    Is this a thing? Say for example I've got two save files for OoT, one with a save in slot 1 and another with a save in slot 2. Is there a way to merge those two together so that I have both save slots on one file?
     
  2. Jawertae

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    If its unencrypted you should be able to do it with a hex editor but you have to know where each save file begins and ends. Back up your saves and experiment.
     
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    Huh. Didn't think about that. I'll try that out.
     
  4. Ammako

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    Aren't the saves stored as save00.bin/save01.bin/save02.bin on the cartridge's save data?
    Wouldn't you be able to backup the saves from one cart and restore it to the other?
     
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    Some games are like this some aren't. I think oot might be actually. I know I have duped one of my fire emblem saves by just copying and renaming the savefile to slot 2... so this makes sense but only for some (maybe most, though) games.