R4 Save Dongle HM A New Beginning

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  1. ToolPunk
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    I purchased an R4 Save Dongle because my wife had borrowed HM A New Beginning and played for hours and wanted to transfer her save. I tested it on the game before giving it back multiple times. I saved on the game, backed it up using the R4 Save Dongle, moved to another location and saved again. I then restored the save using the R4 Save Dongle and I went back to where I was every time.

    Issue is, I bought the game for her and restoring the save just keeps wiping the save information and asks to start a new game. After research I learned the first print of the game had a 512kb save slot and the second print had a 1mb slot. The game I backed up for her is a 1mb save and the game I bought for her has a 512kb slot.

    Is there any way to convert from a 3DS 1mb save to a 512kb save? Does she need to start over? Is there an easy way to find a 1mb save version of the game?
     
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    So that's a no on a save file converter?
     
  3. evandixon

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    I'd be a little surprised if the game actually uses the extra data, if it's just another print.
    Try resizing your raw saves using this:
    http://shunyweb.info/convert.php
     
  4. ToolPunk
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    When I tried that conversion, with it set to Force 512KB, the resulting save file was only 5KB.