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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 3.1.476.0:

  • REMOVED: A Small Hike due to being a duplication of A Short Hike
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for Crowman & Wolfboy
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for Final Fantasy VII
  • ADDED: Multiple alternative entries for Grounded

Added compatibility for the following game(s):

  • Aster
  • Battletoads
  • Bret Airborne
  • Disney Infinity 3.0
  • Goosebumps: The Game
  • KUNAI
  • Magic Wings
  • Milftoon Drama
  • Miss Lisette's Assassin Maid
  • Monster Girl Island: Prologue
  • Sense: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story
  • Shera and the Three Treasures
  • Story of Eve - A Hero's Study
  • Together VR
  • Waifu Uncovered
  • Wasteland 3
  • Zefira

What's New in version 3.1.471.0:

  • RENAMED: Evoland 2 entry to Evoland 2: A Slight Case of Spacetime Continuum Disorder
  • ALTERED: Super Win the Game entry to include the 'config' and 'saves' sub directories only
  • ALTERED: Total War: Rome II entry to only process '.save' file types
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for Citra
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for Hardland
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for Operencia: The Stolen Sun
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for PPSSPP
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for Real Life Sunbay City
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for The Solus Project
  • ADDED: Multiple alternative entries for Dolphin Emulator
  • ADDED: Multiple alternative entries for Unturned

Added compatibility for the following game(s):

  • Afterparty
  • AI Shoujo
  • Art of Murder: Cards of Destiny
  • Art Of Murder: FBI Confidential
  • Art of Murder: The Hunt for the Puppeteer
  • Banzai Escape 2
  • Below
  • Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr
  • Blair Witch Volume 2: The Legend of Coffin Rock
  • Blair Witch Volume 3: The Elly Kedward Tale
  • Bright Memory
  • Bus Simulator 18
  • Catyph: The Kunci Experiment
  • Cemu Emulator
  • Chronicles of Mystery: The Scorpio Ritual
  • Chronicles of Mystery: The Tree of Life
  • Cloudpunk
  • Critical Point
  • DAHALO
  • Death end re;Quest
  • Detective Girl of the Steam City
  • Do You Like Horny Bunnies? 2
  • Drug Dealer Simulator
  • Dusk Diver
  • Everreach: Project Eden
  • Fear the Dark Unknown
  • Hero must die. again
  • In Cold Blood
  • Kotodama: The 7 Mysteries of Fujisawa
  • Lightmatter
  • Lilly Knight and the Three Cities of Lust
  • Livelock
  • MahJong Suite 2020
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Moss
  • Mutazione
  • NiBiRu: Age Of Secrets
  • Omegaland
  • Only After
  • Pathologic Classic HD
  • Picross Bonbon - Nonogram
  • POSTAL 4: No Regerts
  • Predator: Hunting Grounds
  • Re:Legend
  • Samsara Room
  • Singles: Flirt Up Your Life
  • Slave Pageant
  • SnowRunner
  • SolSuite 2020
  • State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition
  • Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection
  • Streets of Rage 4
  • Super Lucky's Tale
  • The Sagara Family
  • The Walking Dead: The Definitive Series
  • The Wild Age
  • Trials of Mana
  • Undercover: Operation Wintersun
  • WARSAW
  • Wonderful 101
  • World Keepers: Last Resort
  • XCOM: Chimera Squad
  • Yume Miru Kusuri: A Drug That Makes You Dream
  • yuzu emulator
  • Zotrix

What's New in version 3.1.467.0:

  • FIXED: Bug in which 'binconfig.ini' is overwritten when updating GameSave Manager
  • FIXED: Bug in which backups would fail in specific situations (thanks to 'Arno' for help debugging)
  • ADDED: A 'Discord' option to the Social Media icons
  • ALTERED: Default 'caching' directory to use user's Temp folder
  • ALTERED: 'CacheDir' is now appended (previously '$$ CacheDir $$') to a directory that is not empty but set as the custom 'caching' directory

What's New in version 2.3 (Build 687):

  • FIXED: Backed up Registry Data not being restored when restoring from a 'Open Directory' task.
  • FIXED: Extremely rare detection issue with Custom Gamesave Entries.
  • Latest Database Update included...
    • ADDED: Alternative entry for 'And Yet It Moves'
    • ADDED: Alternative entries for 'Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 3' and 'Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 4'
    • ADDED: Alternative entry for 'Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization'
    • ADDED: Alternative entry for 'The Path'
    • FIXED: Detection issue for 'King's Bounty: The Legend'
    • FIXED: Detection issue for 'Machinarium'
    • UPDATED: 'Dead Space' entry to backup settings
    • UPDATED: 'StarCraft' entry to backup registry data
  • Added compatibility for the following game(s):
    • 1... 2... 3... KICK IT! (Drop That Beat Like an Ugly Baby)
    • Altitude
    • Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 4
    • Cogs
    • Duke Nukem 3D (GOG)
    • GridRunner Revolution
    • Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
    • Guitar Hero World Tour
    • Mafia
    • Section 8: Prejudice
    • SEGA Genesis & Mega Drive Classics
    • Sonic Adventure DX
    • TeeWorlds
    • Tinker

What's New in version 2.3 (Build 685):

  • ADDED: Alternative entry for 'Zuma's Revenge'
  • Added compatibility for the following game(s):
    • Ballance
    • Hector: Badge of Carnage Episode 1
    • Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
    • Loom
    • Runaway : A Twist of Fate
    • The Dig
    • The Next BIG Thing

What's New in version 2.3 (Build 681):

  • FIXED: Dialog message appearing for each hidden file / folder processed during backup.
  • FIXED: Error caused when trying to process a hidden file (during backup) when a file mask defines a single file.
  • FIXED: Issue in which passwords are applied to backup archives when using the 'separate archives' and 'verify upon creation' options.
  • ADDED: "Abort Scan" button to the Loading Screen, allowing you to abort the gamesave scan upon startup (if enabled).
  • RE-CODED: 'Registry Backup' routine now exports data via regedit.exe (instead of built-in registry functions), fixing limitations with x64 string registry values.
  • Latest Database Update included...
    • FIXED: Entries added in Database Update Build 483 were accidently removed, thus have now been re-added
    • ALTERED: "Games for Windows LIVE (GFW-L) Profile" entry to include the "PCID" registry value within backups
    • Added compatibility for the following game(s):
      • Dragon Age 2

What's New in version 2.3 (Build 676):

  • FIXED: Extremely rare (and minor) GUI glitch while loading.
  • ADDED: Ability to temporarily remove hidden attribute tags from files and folders before backing up (enable/disable via Program Settings).
  • UPDATED: 'Technical Information' page to correctly detect Service Pack 1 as the latest Windows 7 service pack.
  • Minor modifications to the Detection engine, hopefully fixing an extremely rare program hanging error.
  • Latest Database Update included...
    • ADDED: Alternative entry for 'Microsoft Flight Simulator X'
    • Added compatibility for the following game(s):
      • Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
      • Bulletstorm
      • Call of Duty
      • Call of Duty: United Offensive
      • Cities in Motion (STEAM Edition)
      • Gray Matter
      • Psi Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy
      • Stronghold 2
      • Two Worlds
      • Two Worlds II

What's New in version 2.3 (Build 671):

  • FIXED: Misspelling of 'miscellaneous' on the Program Settings page.
  • FIXED: Error causing Backup Tasks to sometimes fail while 7Zip support is enabled (due to a typo in a string's name).
  • Added compatibility for the following game(s):
    • Eversion
    • Pro Evolution Soccer 2008
    • Pro Evolution Soccer 2009
    • Test Drive Unlimited 2

What's New in version 2.3 (Build 669):

  • FIXED: 7Zip (7za.exe) asking for the user to specifiy a password.
  • FIXED: Some typos in the debug log.
  • FIXED: Backup sometimes failing when using a Network Share.
  • FIXED: Rare minor GUI glitches.
  • NEW FEATURE: Restore Engine can now remove any NTFS Junctions or Symbolic Links that may exist before restoring a backup (enable/disable via Program Settings).
  • UPDATED: 7za.exe to v9.20.
  • Minor code cleanup in the routine that loads up the "Officially Supported Games" database.
  • Latest Database Update included...
    • ADDED: Alternative entries for the "Tales of Monkey Island" series
    • REMOVED: Duplicate entry for "Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion"
    • CHANGED: "Tales of Monkey Island" series titles to the following template: "Tales of Monkey Island - Chapter X: SubTitle"
    • Added compatibility for the following game(s):
      • A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda
      • Dead Space 2
      • Magicka
      • Sid Meier's Civilization V
      • Tales of Monkey Island - Chapter 5: Rise of the Pirate God
      • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow

What's New in version 2.3 (Build 661):

  • FIXED: "User Cache" droplist not being disabled while a task is in progress (via Steam Spreader).
  • FIXED: "User Cache" selection not being correctly processed in Steam Spreader.
  • FIXED: Annoyance in which alternative entries include trailing spaces after their title within filenames and folders - NOTE: Backups made with this version (and beyond) may not restore correctly in v2.2 and below.
  • ADDED: Ability to double-click a directory (from within the "Entry Details" panel) and open it within Windows Explorer.
  • ADDED: GameSave Manager can now restore saves without deleting any existing files (enable/disable via Program Settings) - This is enabled by default.
  • MODIFIED: "Export to .txt" button (located on the "Custom Gamesave Entries" page) now automatically wraps the exported data in [code][/code] tags, allowing you to keep the layout when posting the contents on a forum.
  • RE-DESIGNED: The "Program Settings" page has been re-designed for easier navigation of options along with better categorization of options.
  • RE-DESIGNED: "First Run" dialog to better match the main GUI of the program.
  • NEW FEATURE: GameSave Manager now uses "Symbolic Links" on Windows Vista and Windows 7 - You can force the use of NTFS Junctions via Program Settings.
  • NEW FEATURE: You can now specify a custom path to process within "Steam Spreader".
  • NEW FEATURE: Ability to create a Custom Gamesave Entry from a detected Officially Supported Entry.
  • NEW FEATURE: GameSave Manager can now undo changes made via "Sync & Link" for you via the "Un-Link" button.
  • UPDATED ROUTINE: "Check for Updates" routine now includes checks for the PortableApps Edition.
  • UPDATED ROUTINE: Backup Engine has been modified so it no longer password protects backup archives, allowing for much easier manual restoring - "/manual_restore" commandline will still exist for help on manually restoring older backups.

Latest Database Update included:

  • FIXED: Detection issue with "Devil May Cry 4"
  • FIXED: Possible detection issue with "Dogfighter" entry
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for "Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3"
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for "Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars"
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for "Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 Uprising"
  • ADDED: Alternative entry for "Sacred 2: Fallen Angel"
  • ADDED: 2 Alternative entries for "Supreme Commander 2"
  • ALTERED: "Mount & Blade : Warband" entry to include game's profile and settings
  • ALTERED: "Sid Meier's Civilization IV" entry to only backup your progress
  • ALTERED: "Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword" entry to only backup your progress
  • ALTERED: "Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords" entry to only backup your progress
  • ALTERED: "Torchlight" entry to only backup your progress
  • ALTERED: "Unreal Tournament 3" entry to exclude custom maps and mods

What's New in version 2.2 (Build 622):

  • FIXED: Issues backing up entries with forward slashes in their title.
  • FIXED: Minor annoyance in which the "Overall Progress Bar" wouldn't update during a Backup Task if the existing backup is already up to date.
  • FIXED: "Check for Updates" claiming you're running the latest version available when the website is down for maintenance.
  • FIXED: Scheduled Tasks are now created with "Run with highest privileges" option enabled (Windows Vista and Windows 7 only), removing the annoying UAC confirmation dialogs from appearing upon the task starting (allowing for true automation).
  • FIXED: Program Title not being correctly updated when navigating to the "Backup Gamesave(s)" page.
  • ADDED: Ability to use "Direct Downloads" within the "Check for updates" dialog (enable/disable via Program Settings).
  • MODIFIED: URL used to download Database Updates to use the new "direct download" links.
  • MODIFIED: "File Association" options are now disabled when GameSave Manager is running in "Portable Mode".
  • NEW FEATURE: Restore your saves to a custom directory, allowing you to manually restore single file(s) if required.
  • UPDATED: "/debug" commandline now creates a basic Detection log (which is saved to 'WorkingDir'\TaskLogs\Detection.log) - NOTE: Effects performance.
  • Latest Database Update included...
    • FIXED: Detection issue with "Sid Meier's Civilization IV"
    • RENAMED: "The Battle for Middle Earth II" to "The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II"
    • RENAMED: "Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - Sith Edition" to "Star Wars: The Force Unleased - Ultimate Sith Edition"
    • RENAMED: "Split Second" to "Split/Second"
    • RENAMED: "Lord of the Rings: Conquest" to "The Lord of the Rings: Conquest"
    • RENAMED: "Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory" to "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory"
    • RENAMED: "Splinter Cell: Double Agent" to "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent"
    • REMOVED: Duplicate "Halo: Combat Evolved" entry (named "Halo")
    • REMOVED: Duplicate "The Settlers 7" entry (called "Settlers 7")
    • Added compatibility for the following game(s):
      • Alpha Protocol
      • Avencast
      • Back to the Future: Episode 1
      • Bejeweled Twist
      • Chrome
      • Chrome: Specforce
      • Governor of Poker 2
      • Lost Planet 2
      • Mount & Blade: Warband
      • Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee
      • Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath
      • Poker Night at the Inventory
      • Pro Evolution Soccer 2011
      • Puzzle Agent - The Mystery of Scoggins
      • Sam & Max: Season 3 - Episode 1
      • Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter
      • Serious Sam Classic: The Second Encounter
      • Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter
      • Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri
      • Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
      • The Scourge Project: Episode 1 & 2
      • The Void
      • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell
      • Tron: Evolution
      • Viva Pinata
      • Worms Reloaded
      • Worms Reloaded (Maps and Replays)

What's New in version 2.2 (Build 612):

  • FIXED: Selected count not being updated when the GFW-L Profile is added to a backup task from the GFW-L Profile Exclusion warning dialog.
  • FIXED: Control buttons not being re-enabled when an invalid number for "Consolidate Backups" option is set (from the Task Scheduler wizard).
  • FIXED: Issue creating monthly scheduled tasks when more than one month is selected.
  • FIXED: "Task ID" not correctly being generated, resulting in existing Scheduled Tasks being replaced with newer ones (from within the Windows Task Scheduler database).
  • ADDED: "Don't warn me again" checkbox to the GFW-L warnings (exclusion and cache).
  • ADDED: Ability to rename existing "Scheduled Tasks" when the task in question has a "Task ID" assigned to it (Task IDs are assigned if you create or edit a task via 2.2 Build 605 and above).
  • UPDATED: Detection Engine now automatically adjusts "Local_AppData\VirtualStore\Program Files" to "Local_AppData\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)" in x64 Windows (and vice versa in x86 Windows).
  • Latest Database Update included...
    • ADDED: Alternative entry for "Need for Speed: Underground"
    • ADDED: Alternative entry for "Stranglehold"
    • ADDED: Alternative entry for "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic"
    • ADDED: Alternative entry for "Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy"
    • FIXED: Detection issue with "Call of Duty: Black Ops"
    • RENAMED: Previous entry for "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic" to "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (STEAM Edition)"
    • RENAMED: Previous entry for "Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy" to "Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy (STEAM Edition)"
    • Added compatibility for the following game(s):
      • FlatOut
      • FlatOut 2
      • Super Meat Boy (STEAM Edition)
      • Star Wars: Republic Commando
      • Total Immersion Racing
      • Total Overdose
      • Ubisoft Game Launcher
      • Unreal Tournament
      • XIII

What's New in version 2.2 (Build 605):

  • FIXED: "Encountered an improper argument" error when selecting a folder / username from the "Steam Spreader" page.
  • FIXED: Various issues when trying to create a "Scheduled Task", resulting in an "Unknown error".
  • FIXED: Program crashing upon trying to close the program after using the "Steam Spreader" feature.
  • FIXED: "Check association status at startup" option from "First Run" dialog not being checked, despite the option is currently enabled.
  • ADDED: Ability to create monthly tasks via the "Task Scheduler Wizard".
  • ADDED: Option to save the directory specified via the "/workingdir:" commandline - enable/disable via Program Settings.
  • ADDED: Warning Dialog asking the user if they wish to include their GFW-L Profile in the current backup (if it's not already included).
  • ALTERED: Successful Backup message now states how many entries were successfully backed up.
  • NEW COMMANDLINE: "/manual_restore"; explains how to manually restore your gamesaves.
  • Minor changes to the default Program Settings.
  • Latest Database Update included...
    • FIXED: Typo in "Wolfenstein" entry's title.
    • FIXED: Program Crash caused by the "Men of War" entry by excluding cached shaders from backups.
    • ALTERED: "Blade Kitten" entry to include Steam Cloud data.
    • Added compatibility for the following game(s):
      • Aveyond I - Rhen's Quest
      • Aveyond II - Ean's Quest
      • Call of Duty: Black Ops
      • FIFA 11
      • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
      • Plants vs Zombies (Steam Cloud)
      • Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale
      • The I of the Dragon
      • The Tales of Bingwood
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