Monster Rancher series in Retroarch

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Hacking & Homebrew' started by Robothy, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. Robothy
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    Good eveninmg everybody, I was wondering if anybody had some insight into this before I tried to play: Is the ability to get monsters at the temple through other games (CDs on the ps1 rancher and Carts in the GBA) totally useless? By this I mean, there is no way that the emulator (I'm using the all in one) can trick the game to read ROM files or anything like that in lieu of a CD or game cartridge, is there?

    I'm assuming there isn't but I also figured it can't hurt to ask.
     
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    I forgot
    Well for one, the GBA games didn't generate monsters based on other carts, it just used letters/numbers you typed in. So go crazy with that on the GBA.

    But the PS1 games this won't be possible. Your best bet is to transfer your save from your Vita to your PC, use a PS1 emulator to add the monsters in from CDs as normal, and then transfer the save back.
     
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    Huh, thanks for the reply and the solid advice. :D