Quick question on game saving

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by thinkingofaname, May 8, 2015.

  1. thinkingofaname
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    I'm using gateway the latest ultra beta thing, was playing an old game code of princess, the game auto save after every quest and I went back to the in-game main menu and loaded just fine. However after some hours the game crashed (probably in game bug) and I had to power off the 3DS. When I went back in the save file is gone, the game pretend I never played it. I realized I may not have actually exited via home before the crash, so my question is, does gateway still need home->exit to properly store saves? Or is there something else going on?
     
  2. Kenneth196

    Kenneth196 GBAtemp Regular

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    Yes you still need to home+exit (to my knowledge) to officially save the game. I'll let someone else comment on the technicalities of it. If it was a .cia game however then you won't have this issue. Only with .3ds/.3dz.

    Here's a recent thread for more details: https://gbatemp.net/threads/why-must-we-gateway-users-home-button-quit-to-save.388178/
     
  3. The Real Jdbye

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    Home->Exit or power off, either way works.
     
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