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Offline The Hazuki Legacy

VMU Saves (Emulation)
« on: July 06, 2014, 01:13:59 AM »
What's up everyone!


Recently I've been thinking it would be great to have a running database of VMU saves (both NTSC and PAL) for as many points in Shenmue as possible. This will help people to quickly get to scenes they want to see, gather media, and hack / translate parts of the game more efficiently.


So this thread will serve to store urls for loads of VMU bin files (eg: vmu_data_port01.bin) in an easy to follow database. Eventually it could be made into a page on my website for easier access and organisation, but for now I figured a thread is a good starting point. I decided to post it here instead of at the Dojo in order to encourage more interaction and traffic on this site, which I believe is going to be very interesting eventually. I will post the list on the Dojo at some point later, though.


So if you have any .bin files, please post the link here and let me know at which part of the game the 3 saves are at, as well as any other details that might be pertinent. I'll also post up pre-hacked saves on this thread, such as saves with lots of money, saves at hacked times, etc.

Offline jameswalker85

Re: VMU Saves (Emulation)
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2014, 04:28:24 AM »
Is there an easy way to backup/download VMU saves between PC and Dreamcast? Like, by using a BBA or such?

Offline The Hazuki Legacy

Re: VMU Saves (Emulation)
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2014, 04:37:38 AM »
Of this I have no idea. But I remember James R saying it's possible, but kinda tricky. If anyone has more info, I can post it on the first post, and maybe have another category for DC VMU files, so they don't have to convert them.

Offline Shenmue Stare

Re: VMU Saves (Emulation)
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2014, 01:53:33 AM »
Good stuff, brudda. Once we find out exactly how to transfer saves, we should post a quick tutorial to make it easier for folks.