Main Menu
Main Page
Forums
Recent changes
Random page
Help

Databases
GlitchDex
AttackDex
ItemDex
TrainerDex
TypeDex
UnownDex
More

Major Glitches
Trainer escape glitch
Old man trick
Celebi Egg trick
Select glitches (Japan)
SRAM glitch
CoolTrainer♀ corruption
LOL glitch
Rival LOL glitch
Super Glitch
ZZAZZ glitch
Pomeg corruption glitch (Glitzer Popping)
Tweaking
Elite Four door glitch (Japan)
Pokémon merge glitch
Pokémon cloning
Time Capsule exploit
Arbitrary code execution
Coin Case glitches
More

Other Glitch Categories
Glitches by generation
Glitches between two generations
Japan-only/language specific glitches
Music glitches
Natural glitches
Non-core series glitches
Non-Pokémon glitches
Officially acknowledged glitches
Recurring glitches
Dead glitches

References
Pokémon GameShark codes
The Big HEX List
Glitch Pokémon cries
GB programming
Curiosities
Debugging features
Easter eggs
Error traps
Glitch areas
Glitch myths
Non-glitch exploits
Placeholder texts
Pokémon glitch terminology
Unused content and prerelease information

Useful Tools
8F Helper
GBz80 to Items
Old man trick name generator
PATH (Prama's Advanced Tweaking Heaven)
Save file editors
Special stat/Pokémon converter
Trainer escape Trainer Pokémon finder

Affiliates
Legendary Star Blob 2 (Hakuda)
Pokémon Speedruns wiki
PRAMA Initiative
Become an affiliate!

Technical
Site Source Code

Search Wiki

 

Search Forums

 

Author Topic: 3rd gen to 2nd gen connected and strange result  (Read 940 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Dante

  • GCLF Member
  • Offline Offline
  • MissingNo is mainstream
    • View Profile
3rd gen to 2nd gen connected and strange result
« on: June 28, 2016, 06:21:02 pm »
So I wanted to share a story of my childhood with all of you. Around 2004/2005, I had a link cable and a brand new Pokemon Sapphire.
I tried to connect it with a copy of Pokemon Gold with a friend. We didn't knew it wasn't possible and it wasn't clear how to do it. I was smart enough to know that at least there were some limitation, like there were limitation between first and second gen.
So on sapphire I went in the "data exchange thing" (can't remember how it was called), and in Gold in the Time Machine.
It didn't worked obviusly.
So the day after that Pokemon Gold started to act strangly. At first, the player was freeze. I remember that my friend saved in the route above Vermillion City. He could rotate but not move.
Other minor glitches may had happened but I can't remember or I didn't noticed them, since the game wasn't mine and I was just a spectator.
After that the "CONTINUE" button disappeard and the cartdrige apparently lost his ability to save the game.

So... What do you think it triggered that?
It is possible that a deletion of every data could have fixed the issue?

Pokemon Sapphire never had any problem since then. The link cable didn't worked properly after that, but maybe that wasn't caused by this experiment.
I tried to look online but I couldn't find anyone experienced this...

Princess Torchic ❤

  • Administrator
  • *****
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Female
  • The Chicken Girl
    • View Profile
Re: 3rd gen to 2nd gen connected and strange result
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2016, 02:54:42 pm »
Very interesting o.O

I might try this out. Which languages were the Gold and Pokémon Sapphire?
Hi! I identify as female.  She/her pronouns, please.

Online I most often use the username Torchickens or Chickasaurus.

Ah.. koucha ga oishii ♪





Thank you Aeriixion for the cute sprite above! :) Roelof also made different variations of the sprite (which I animated).

Contact:
If you like, please contact me by private message here on the forums as I no longer check other places very often.

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/ChickasaurusGL

I like to collect interesting video games. ^_^
https://www.vgcollect.com/Torchickens

Give love, receive love, repeat. But in order to love others you must first love yourself unconditionally, even if it means abandoning pressure from projects or taking time off work and empathise with the self as you are your own best friend. The key often is simply to follow your heart, your urges and have faith they are valid; use them to do what you want to do as long as it doesn't harm anyone, and/or sympathise and respect it as we all have bad days (even the prettiest rose has thorns but is still beautiful).

Dante

  • GCLF Member
  • Offline Offline
  • MissingNo is mainstream
    • View Profile
Re: 3rd gen to 2nd gen connected and strange result
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2016, 05:58:33 pm »
Very interesting o.O

I might try this out. Which languages were the Gold and Pokémon Sapphire?
Both italian!

ISSOtm

  • The French Lord of Laziness (and a huge The Legend Of Zelda fan)
  • Wiki Contributor
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Male
  • Pewter City (B)rocks !
    • View Profile
    • My Little Website
Re: 3rd gen to 2nd gen connected and strange result
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2016, 02:13:15 pm »
I'd say it looks like the Gold cart's SRAM battery was running out, or stuff like that. I don't think it can be related to the exchange, however I could confirm if you told me if the attendant allowed you to enter the Cable Club or if she told you that nothing was connected.
"THOU SHALL NOT PASS !!"  RIVAL's effect, Gandalf.

Proudly glitching Pokémon Red and Yellow on a Black & White GB, Pocket GB, GB Color, GBA SP and new 3DS.

My Twitter (beware, I'm French)
My YouTube (same warning)

Here is an online tool to build 8F setups : GBz80 to Items !

They see me layzin', they ha-tin'...
Heavy contributor of the global augmentation of entropy (my room's is too damn high !)

Dante

  • GCLF Member
  • Offline Offline
  • MissingNo is mainstream
    • View Profile
Re: 3rd gen to 2nd gen connected and strange result
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2016, 10:24:45 am »
I'd say it looks like the Gold cart's SRAM battery was running out, or stuff like that. I don't think it can be related to the exchange, however I could confirm if you told me if the attendant allowed you to enter the Cable Club or if she told you that nothing was connected.
So sorry for necroposting, but I actually didn't noticed this answer before. If I remember correctly, in pokemon gold the attendant didn't let the player go in, but in sapphire I entered the room.

ISSOtm

  • The French Lord of Laziness (and a huge The Legend Of Zelda fan)
  • Wiki Contributor
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • Gender: Male
  • Pewter City (B)rocks !
    • View Profile
    • My Little Website
Re: 3rd gen to 2nd gen connected and strange result
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2016, 05:29:02 am »
Since Gold didn't accept any data, the side effects on Gold were completely unrelated, and consequences of the battery dying.

Link Cable data cannot affect any of the games unless both games choose to save after the attendant says "okay, ya wanna save ?"
"THOU SHALL NOT PASS !!"  RIVAL's effect, Gandalf.

Proudly glitching Pokémon Red and Yellow on a Black & White GB, Pocket GB, GB Color, GBA SP and new 3DS.

My Twitter (beware, I'm French)
My YouTube (same warning)

Here is an online tool to build 8F setups : GBz80 to Items !

They see me layzin', they ha-tin'...
Heavy contributor of the global augmentation of entropy (my room's is too damn high !)