Roms and SAV files

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by Shiny Weavile, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. Shiny Weavile
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    Shiny Weavile Newbie

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    I downloaded a ROM of pokemon Pearl, yet when I load it on to my R4 it doesn't read from my SAV file, instead going straight to the new game setup.

    Both SAV and ROM are EU region, I made sure to check

    Anyone got a fix or any tips?
     
  2. .Darky

    .Darky GBAtemp Maniac

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    ...You made sure the save file and the ROM are named the same, right?

    Example:
    Pokemon Pearl.nds
    Pokemon Pearl.sav
     
  3. fawkesv2

    fawkesv2 Newbie

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    Rename both the save file and the rom exactly.
    for example:
    Pokemon Pearl.nds
    Pokemon Pearl.sav

    If youre using Wood Firmware, make sure you have enabled both nds.sav and .sav compatibility =)
    Hope this helps out
     
  4. Shiny Weavile
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    Shiny Weavile Newbie

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    yeah they're both identically named, and I'm not using Wood.
     
  5. TheTwoR's

    TheTwoR's Yay I can finally edit this thingy :D

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    Your save could be empty or corrupted.
    There's something you can do; I don't know why it works but try it.
    Put your save in Pokesav. (Pokesav is a Pokemon .sav editing program)
    Make sure your save has everything it's supposed to have.
    Save.
    Place the new saved .sav instead of the old one.
    Try now.
     
  6. Aijelsop

    Aijelsop Question Asker

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    Make sure your game is named: GAMENAME.nds.sav

    Not GAMENAME.sav
     
  7. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    R4s typically don't use ".nds.sav", and he said he wasn't using Wood (which is the only menu I know of for R4 clones, aside from old Acekard clones, that uses .nds.sav)
     
  8. Aijelsop

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    Um, are you sure? I swear my brother had .nds.sav on his R4. (original)
     
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    Garro Pendulum of souls!

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