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Posted on 11-17-11 02:56 PM Davideo7 is Online     Post: 184 words - (ID: 499855) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Every time you play an RGR Plugin game, a backup of your most recent save file for that game is backuped and the name of the backup is based on the day of the week.  This means that if you played a game every day of the week, you'd have 7 days worth of backups, 1 for each day that you played the game.  I didn't realize until recently that this was a feature that I had the skills to implement myself, so I spent the morning implementing this.

Example of how this works: If you were to play a game on Wednesday, your most recent save file will be backed up to file_name.ext-BACKUP_WEDNESDAY
(where file_name is the name of the game file, ext is the extension of the save file)

These saves are accessible from the Save File Manager page, which can be found here:
http://www.vizzed.com/playonlinegames/savefiles.php

The link to it can also be found on the index page of the Retro Game Room toward the top left of the page (to the very left of where it shows who is searching for games).

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Posted on 11-17-11 03:11 PM Davideo7 is Online     Post: 28 words - (ID: 499859) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Staff : I thought you guys should know about this in case someone complains about losing a save file, they could have a backup that they could restore.

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Posted on 11-17-11 03:50 PM Redrunelord is Offline     Post: 22 words - (ID: 499872) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Excellent. This is a very useful feature, and I would find it very helpful for certain games. Glad to see it implemented.

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Posted on 11-17-11 05:52 PM Elara is Offline     Post: 16 words - (ID: 499929) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Very useful, indeed! I am sure that this will make a lot of people very happy.

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Hmm I do not have much of a use for it but I am sure that it will come in handy. I will hope to see that this is useful and it looks like some people really like the idea!

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Posted on 11-17-11 06:51 PM Snowdeath is Online     Post: 26 words - (ID: 499980) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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How perfect! Now I can play my favorite games such as Ocarina of Time without worrying if the save file is being lost or not, haha.

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Well this is cool.

It's definitely good for games like Pokemon where people have the issue and it's like, "DARN I NEED TO START OVER"

Good job as always David.



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Nice feature!

Very useful, especially relieves many of the worries of the RGR Gamers
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Posted on 11-17-11 08:20 PM tRIUNE is Offline     Post: 22 words - (ID: 500026) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Cool. No more complaints from users saying I accidentally hit F2 instead of F4, anyway I can get my save back? lol

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Davideo7 :

I only have one concern with this. I beat Pokémon Rijon Adventures a while ago, but I decided I wanted to play the game again. Rather than deleting my game, I backed it up on one of the Copy slots. Will this feature eventually overwrite that Copy slot when it does the auto-backup?


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Sounds good to me. Another question, could one copy a game save to their computer?

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Posted on 11-18-11 01:01 AM Davideo7 is Online     Post: 25 words - (ID: 500112) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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BNuge : Nope, the auto backups don't overwrite any copys that you made yourself.

Cyro Xero : It's currently not possible to download save files.

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Posted on 11-18-11 01:36 AM epicpokenerd! is Offline     Post: 51 words - (ID: 500135) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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tRIUNE : Your'e totally right about that, but with me it's vice versa!
Davideo7 : This will definitely be a very useful feature! People are constantly asking if there is a back-up save file place they can access to delete a new save, and start from a previous one. Nice job!

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Posted on 11-25-11 11:26 AM starwars293 is Offline     Post: 16 words - Spell checked - (ID: 504063) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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I have to say this is a great idea.David,you should make this thread a sticky thread

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Posted on 11-28-11 09:11 AM Davideo7 is Online     Post: 17 words - (ID: 505592) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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starwars293 : I would but have you seen how many stickied threads there are in this forum?

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Posted on 11-28-11 05:47 PM starwars293 is Offline     Post: 13 words - (ID: 505790) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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I see what you mean.There are alot of sticky threads in this forum

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Posted on 12-10-11 08:39 PM pokemon67 is Offline     Post: 27 words - Spell checked - (ID: 511722) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Davideo7 is the new ones at the bottom or at top like I saved old one like my saved file will go at the bottom or top


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Posted on 12-12-11 01:05 PM Davideo7 is Online     Post: 5 words - (ID: 512808) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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pokemon67 : Please reword that.

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Posted on 12-13-11 01:51 PM Vizzed Ghostblood is Offline     Post: 34 words - (ID: 513503) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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It really seem to be very, deeply usefully.

Davideo7, bet that everyone already saying for you to keep up good work, well HERE COME ANOTHER ONE!: Keep up good work on site.


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pokemon67 : Yeah the backup saves will be under the original save. In order to load the back up you'll have move the original save to a different slot, then copy the back up to Slot 1.
(last edited by tRIUNE on 12-14-11 12:24 AM)

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