[Question] HANS and the custom/hacked games

Discussion in '3DS - ROM Hacking, Translations and Utilities' started by koyuki38, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. koyuki38
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    Hi

    I'm reading here and there some information about HANS.

    If i'm not mistaken, it can be used to launch custom game of a retail game, using extra files places on the SD.

    Does that impact the saves already present in the game or does it use a safe place (for saving) in the SD card when using the game with HANS ?

    Also, i'm a little bit confusing when i read some info about HANS and hack roms.
    Hack roms do not need HANS to be used right ?
     
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    hans doesn't redirect saves, so you should make a manual backup of saves before using romhacks.

    you can use romhacks without hans, but then you need a way to install/run pirated copies of games.
     
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    When we launch one of our retail games with hans and some customisation (like neo pokemon, etc). Will the game detect a corrupt save and invit us to clean and start a new game ?

    (same question when stoping to use HANS and launching the game in official mode)
     
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    it depends on the game, and how different the romhack is from the original game.
     
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    Ok. So always back up a save before switching Hack <-> Original game.