transfer a game save from vba to a retail game cartridge?

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  1. frazzledazzle
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    frazzledazzle Advanced Member

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    Is there any way to do this as I have bought a copy of golden sun and want to transfer my save from vba to it? thanks in advance
     
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    how_do_i_do_that Blue Wizard is about to die.

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    If you have a gameshark (the interact version and not the madcat version), you can use:

    Flie->Export->gameshark snapshot

    Then you can use the gameshark and transfer the save to the retail copy.


    If not use the battery file option under export and you will need a cable something like this:
    http://shop01media.com/info.asp?ProductID=16504
    and the software from thier website to transfer the save back.

    You will need a gameboy advance or gba SP for either method.
     
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    frazzledazzle Advanced Member

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    is there any ds homebrew that could do this? i mean that if i put the savefile onto my microsd i could transfer it into the gba cartridge
     
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    how_do_i_do_that Blue Wizard is about to die.

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    If your game uses EEPROM type saves or certain Flash save types, you wouldn't be able to use any DS homebrew dumper. That means if you had a game where you had to SRAM patch it to play on a 3in1 or similar flashcart, it's save file wouldn't work on a retail game.

    You can use the gba backup tool:
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?download=3581

    I can't remember what the other one was called, but you can look through here to find it:
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?dlcategory=8

    If it uses EEPROM save types your stuck with the previous method I told you because the homebrew program can't handle that save type correctly.