View Poll Results: How many saves do you keep?

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  • Just one

    6 33.33%
  • Two. A regular and special

    3 16.67%
  • One for each chapter/section in case I want to replay it

    2 11.11%
  • One for each of my favourite parts, either scene or gameplay wise

    2 11.11%
  • I use a different save file each time I save

    0 0%
  • Other

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    Default How many saves do you keep?

    When you save your game are you the sort to save at every special moment, every chapter, or do you just keep the one save?

    I generally keep 2. One for the game as I go on and a second for special sections that I can't leave or whatever.

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    Depends. For visual novels - especially when they don't have a quick chapter select feature - I keep a save file at every important point in the story. For RPGs I stick with two (the extra is for security reasons)

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    1 per playthrough.

    i hope sefie comes here to state her over 100 saves. or maybe.... maybe someone has 1000

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    One per playthrough.

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    I only keep one. Helps with immersion.

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    If I'm playing on PC and I'm allowed unlimited saves I'll pretty much always use a new save every time I manually save. Except for in Starcraft.

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    Most WRPGs I make a new save each time. Good ol' JRPGs get one save each. I think this is just habit from memory cards having limited space.

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    I keep 3. Both in case one of them gets corrupted, as well as if I screw up and can't progress properly in the game. It's nice to be able to go back a bit and fix it.


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    FF games- about 3 just in case I up


    Other games- just one



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    On pc i make a new save every time incase i want to go back and take screenshots or something

    on old consoles with limited space i liked to cycle between 3 saves. I went up to about 12 on the ps3 generation. everything in the latest generation is all autosave though but ill wtill make a backup if im about to do something irrevesible
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    I keep about 8 slaves.

    ...Uh, I mean saves. Yes, of course.


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    I generally run with two, a primary and a secondary I typically use before entering dungeons, especially if I have a feeling it is a major plot dungeon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolf Kanno View Post
    One per playthrough.
    I also prefer this method. I think it's fine in most cases.

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    Two. One main, one 'just in case I miss something' which is usually an hour or two behind the main one. It then become one save per playthrough right at the end, like a record, for NG+ and the like.


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    I used to keep only one, but then I got scared about games glitching out and messing up my saves. So now I rotate through 3 saves.

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