I lost all my savefiles?

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shino1
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I lost all my savefiles?

Post by shino1 »

I updated GZDoom to the newest version (by overriding old folder with new version), and I no longer have my savefiles detected? The files are still in the Save folder, but I have no idea where should I put them. When I was prompted on update to change folders or something I just clicked OK and went with the default option (I didn't pick the portable thing). I'm using Windows 10 64 bit.
Where do I have to copy my SAVE folder for GZDoom to detect it?
EDIT: Wait, if I'm reading this correctly I have to downgrade back to 4.8 to be able to keep my saves? That's stupid. I have a ton of old saves, I have no idea what you mean as "until you can safely delete them". Some of my playthroughs are spread throughout months on end.
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shino1
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Re: I lost all my savefiles?

Post by shino1 »

Okay, solved. Downgraded to 4.8, and instead of 'waiting until I can delete my savefiles' (lol) I simply installed 4.10 in a different separate folder and copied gzdoom.ini to My Documents/My Games thing. I guess I have two GZDooms now.
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Re: I lost all my savefiles?

Post by yum13241 »

btw, you don'tneed to copy gzdoom.ini to Documents\My Games. just rename gzdoom-<yourname>.ini to "gzdoom_portable.ini" (w/o quotes).
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Re: I lost all my savefiles?

Post by shino1 »

Oh, thanks!

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