Can I use one rom to run 2 different save games?

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Hello everyone, I want to make a new game on canary ultra sun to get myself some regional pokemon to attempt masuda method breeding. I don’t want to lose my nightly ultra sun save game too

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You can use the same ROM with different save games. However, you need to either swap the save game in / out of your %appdata%\Citra folder, or manually download the latest Canary build from Github, and create a user folder in the new installation directory, so that the save game is stored in that user folder, instead of overwriting your older save.

I currently have nightly and canary, I’ve no idea how to seperate the instances

If you installed those via the installer, you can’t.

Download the latest Canary .7z build from here:

Extract that folder wherever you want your 2nd installation of Citra to be. Then create an empty user folder in that new installation directory. As long as you run the citra-qt.exe from that new installation, it will store all of its data in the user folder you created.

Now you can play 2 save games simultaneously, and use the same ROM.

thank you so much for your help i really appreciate your help, im going to set a different region and a different language to trade over smeargle and ditto for breeding

No problem! Have fun.