How to save games on the Retroflag GPi

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Zach Zach (249)
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This short guide will show you how to save and load saved games on the Retroflag GPi CASE so that you don't lose your game progress! This guide specifically covers saving games in RetroPie on the GPi, which is most likely the emulation library your GPi is running.

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Some games (ROMs) will automatically save your progress when you exit the game correctly. To exit the game correctly, press START+SELECT together to return to the RetroPie UI.

Button combination to save GPi games
Press SELECT+R1 to save the game.

Certain games won't save your game automatically when you exit the game. You can manually save your game by pressing SELECT+R1 together. On the GPi, R1 is the shoulder button on the back of the unit.

Button combination to load saved GPi games.
Press SELECT+L1 to load a previously saved game.

Too manually load a game you previously saved, launch the game and press SELECT+L1 together. Again, on the GPi, L1 is the left shoulder button on the back.

For more in-depth coverage and information on managing multiple save game slots on the GPi, check out my full RetroPie game save guide.

The most popular Retroflag GPi questions answered!
Ash Ash (362)

The Retroflag GPi Case looks very similar to the original Game Boy, but it definitely doesn't play like one. The case features a 320px x 240px full-color display and requires a Raspberry Pi Zero.