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  • hi i am playing final fantasy viii as a pbp file im loading my save state using retroarch not the game option and when i get to disk 4 when i start it after i defeat seifer and im in lunatic pandora i walk i cannot go to the next area i have a black screen then it keeps going to the retropie game selection screen. on this video i am the area at 34.00 just after defeating seifer

    and i load disk 4 cannot enter the next area i cannot get past this and when i try entering the same area sometimes the characters flash and it goes to the retropie game selection screen this is the only problem iv had. im using raspberry pi 3 can you help.


  • hi i am playing final fantasy viii as a pbp file im loading my save state using retroarch not the game option and when i get to disk 4 after i defeat seifer and im in lunatic pandora walking to the next area makes it go to the retropie menu i have a black screen it keeps going to the retropie game selection screen. on this video i am the area at 34.00 just after defeating seifer

    and i load disk 4 cannot enter the next area i cannot get past this and when i try entering the same area sometimes the characters flash and it goes to the retropie game selection screen this is the only problem iv had. im using raspberry pi 3 can you help.


  • i have just started disk 4 on final fantasy viii ps1 using a pbp a single file on retropie loaded save from retroarch and defeated seifer and i try to go to next area and when loading the screen goes black and then goes to the retropie game selection screen with no error what could be the problem i have uploded log photos 0_1537582779341_IMG_20180921_221800-min.jpg 0_1537582804352_IMG_20180921_221807-min.jpg

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    @day11 This is the 3rd topic you opened for - seemingly - the same problem. Just add the information to your 1st topic you opened, don't open a new topic for each reply or piece of information you add.
    I'm going to merge this topic with the 1st one you created, please don't open new topics with the same information.

    EDIT: Please provide the information requested in https://retropie.org.uk/forum/topic/3/read-this-first when opening a support topic.


  • @day11 resident evil 2 and final fantasy viii are known issues with .pbp. You need to extract the iso’s from the .pbp files and play them as cue/iso or cue/bin.


  • You could move the save file to your PC, go passed the broken area and then put the save back on the Pi.

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