Saving game with Gateway

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Samwix, Feb 26, 2015.

  1. Samwix
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    Samwix GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Hi,

    If I save my progression on the game then I press the Power button and "Power Off", will my game be saved?

    Thanks
     
  2. marhalloweenvt

    marhalloweenvt Advanced Member

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    Wait until Saved progression is done, you can press the Power button. I have done it for most of time with Monster Hunter 4U.
    Someone reported that if you press the Power button right afther save progression was done, your save would be lost. It never happens to me.
    Use it at your own risk :gba:
     
  3. Pedeadstrian

    Pedeadstrian GBAtemp's Official frill-necked lizard.

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    Yes. So long as the game is powered off normally, whether by hitting home or the power button, your progress has been saved.
     
  4. ceevee

    ceevee Advanced Member

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    If I lose battery and the 3DS dies, is the save lost?
     
  5. bunny5390

    bunny5390 Advanced Member

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    Progress, likely; the save itself, not sure. I had a freeze once and lost a few hours of progress, but the save didn't get corrupted or anything, although that doesn't mean that it couldn't happen. Make dure to do freaquent periodic backups of your saves.

    As for the power button, I believe it's best to wait a little bit after first pressing the power button, just in case, before clicking "power off".
     
  6. Lacius

    Lacius GBAtemp Guru

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    Realistically, the save would only be lost/corrupted if the 3DS lost power in the narrow window immediately after hitting Home/Power when the save is being written.
     
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  7. bunny5390

    bunny5390 Advanced Member

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    Or less narrow if you have a slow SD card.
     
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