I Can't Save?

  1. I'm using an Emulator on the PC as my FFTA cartridge is not working. I downloaded the ROM from a site called DGEmu and played on No$GBA. I can save the game, but when I turn it off and then turn it on to play again, my saved files have been deleted and I can only play "New Game". Help! I've tried playing more than once and also on the VisualBoyAdvance. Help will be greatly appreciated.

    User Info: Artilerex

    Artilerex - 7 years ago

Top Voted Answer

  1. Try using VisualboyAdvance, its way more compatible with GBA games. Either way, savetype of this game is Flash 64k. Set it that and (do save settings for NO$GBA) reset the game, you should be able to save after that.
    Sidenote: Make sure your savegame works! Do not rely on savestates, you will regret it lol. (you have to save before final boss)

    User Info: solais

    solais - 6 years ago 2 0

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  1. I'm not very sure about No$GBA as the emulator i use is VisualBoyAdvance. I had the same problem with my emulator but I think re-downloading it fixes the problem. Not very sure though, as they are different emulators

    User Info: pwero

    pwero - 7 years ago 0 2
  2. I had FFTA on the VisualBoyAdvance and it saved just fine. I'm not familiar with No$GBA but try downloading a new ROM for the VisualBoy and it should work. Try to find a good Rom site.

    User Info: commanderkief

    commanderkief - 7 years ago 0 0
  3. another thing that you could try is doing a "save state" on the emulator. This is how I had to save mine on an old emulator and I haven't done anything worthy od saving in my new emulator. If that doesn't work, try downloading the rom again or try and use visual boy advance

    User Info: jordan123443210

    jordan123443210 - 7 years ago 1 2
  4. Try open gameboy that will work maybe

    User Info: zhengie

    zhengie - 7 years ago 0 1
  5. On many emulators, you must "savestate" even if saving the regular way, otherwise when you close the ROM it will won't save the state of the game and will delete your saved games. In VBA, you hit shift and one of the function keys.

    User Info: jwaltzjr

    jwaltzjr - 7 years ago 1 2
  6. You could try reinstall it.

    User Info: arceus_mewtwo

    arceus_mewtwo - 7 years ago 0 1
  7. This will happen. I tried to play FFTA2 for a DS emulator.. so heres what might happen.

    Well if you save. on the 2nd slot of the 2 files WHILE having a file on the 1st save slot and then close the emulator it will delete them both even if you use Save State.. so basicly you only got 1 save slot so becafull on what you do so that way you wont need a second save slot.

    I dont know if it were to do this for FFTA but it couldnt hurt to throw this in there

    User Info: OgreRecruiter

    OgreRecruiter - 7 years ago 0 0
  8. It could be due to several things, I know the emulation support website emulationhq.com has a definitive FFTA support FAQ on their website. The guys who run that site are big fans of FFTA/A2 as they did the first ever Bazaar FAQ for FFT A2. Worth seeing if they can help you as your question is technically off-topic for gamefaqs, being about emulators.

    User Info: Vixen1977

    Vixen1977 - 6 years ago 0 0
  9. go to either this site
    zerosoft.zophar.net/ipswin.php and download ipswin 2.0
    or
    go to www.no-intro.org/tools.htm and download gbata

    then go to www.pocketheaven.com/ph/bubbz/?system=gba&section=patch and download the save fix for your game. use one of the programs above and patch your game. You might need winrar or 7-zip to extract the files.

    I recommend ipswin2.0 since it is easier to use, but gbata has more features. read this for more details under the patches section.
    www.dgemu.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=130120

    User Info: noahgab1133

    noahgab1133 - 6 years ago 0 1
  10. On Visual Boy Advance:
    Download one of the .sps files from the saves section

    Open the game on VBA, then go to File > Import > Gameshark Snapshot and open the .sps file you downloaded.

    User Info: SuzieJoeBob

    SuzieJoeBob - 6 years ago 0 0
  11. I culdnt figure it out either, so i just used savestates.

    User Info: FFfan01

    FFfan01 - 6 years ago 0 0
  12. Try to use GBA emulator
    because it is original programmer runner
    if it doesn't work.....
    go download new FFTA new game at ROMFREAK.com

    User Info: FEDERATIONLOL

    FEDERATIONLOL - 6 years ago 0 0

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