Powersaves and Zelda ALBW

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    I noticed that the Powersaves device does detect the game, whereas it does not detect Animal Crossing and Pokemon X; is that a sign that Zelda does not use NAND save since the others I heard do use NAND based saving?
     
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    I saw on some websites the result of rominfo saying it's a card 1 so it doesn't use NAND save
    It won't run on gateway because of the sdk 5. Let's hope gateway 2.0 will be out soon
     
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    Ok, just thought I should mention it. I was able to backup my save with the device, but have not tried restoration.

    Update: Restore worked :)
    Was at beginning of game so I thought it wouldn't hurt to erase and restore using Powersave device.
     
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    Was the game also released in Europe today? I am asking because that is where Datel's HQ is...
     
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    Yea the game was released in the UK today.
     
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    New Zelda doesn't use NAND saving, it's only using new SDK.
     
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    Lol I totally think of him as Powersaves guy too :P

    Really?! May I trouble you for a source?
     
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    Hmm I don't have sources, I think I just read that on the forum at some point, also if those guys at R4i can launch it and not pokemon I guess it's probably not using NAND saving.
     
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    Zelda:lbw has a 1Mb save. Tested it in my NDS Adaptor plus.
     
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    WTH? I had understood it was impossible to have more than 512kb of storage using EEPROM memories (for the specific case of 3DS cartridges).
     
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    no, Etrian Odyssey has a 1MB save.


    correction the zelda:lbw has a 1Mb save (128KB).



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    who said that. I have several EEPROM storage modules that are 1GB in size that I got from on a vendor at a trade show.


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    Here is one of my etian odyssey iv saves: here
    It is 1MB in size. I flashed it back to the cart before.

    Here is one of my Zelda:lbw saves: here
    There isn't much since I only spent 5 minutes on it before dumping the save.
     
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    I am Powersaves Guy? :P
    Anyway, I am just trying to help the hacking community here with what I know how to do and have tried. Of course, all your input is welcome and appreciated too :)
     
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    I even said "in the specific case of 3DS game cartridges" -.-'

    About why I thought that: WTH: SLC NAND, NAND Saving, AP?
    Quote:
     
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    well etrian odyssey iv says otherwise to that 512KB.
     
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    Your etrian_odyssey_iv_0009b.sav is an overdump. Split it in half and do a compare they are equal. (0x80000 in each file)
     
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    It is an rpg, more likely to be the backup data.

    It shows up as a 8Mbit epprom.

    [​IMG]
     
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    ????????????????????????????????
     
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    1 Mbit = 128 Kbyte
    8 bits = 1 byte

    It is case sensitive. Lower case b means bit, capital case B means Byte.

    I have this, it lets me dump the saves:
    [​IMG]
     
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    As far as I know, I don't think Zelda LBW uses NAND save. If that is the case, is there a good chance for saves/codes for Datel's Powersaves device?