As of version
0.5, HoloCure introduced its own new save system, which is no longer tied to a specific machine.
So with this, I bid farewell, and thank you all for supporting the project this far, and I hope it was useful to as many people as possible!
It was a very informative project for me, and I learned a lot!
[INFORMATION]— HoloCure (@HoloCureGame) February 10, 2023
Update 0.5 uses a new save system. On First launch from 0.4 -> 0.5, your previous save file will be recreated into "save_n.dat", while your old file will be renamed to "backup.dat"
"save_n.dat" is a new type of save file that can be transferred to other devices pic.twitter.com/3lXEJ3VAI5
Tasukeru (助ける) is a small tool to transfer HoloCure save files from one PC to another. By default, HoloCure does not support importing save files. However, using Tasukeru you can do it with ease.
Grab a release from Releases and save it anywhere on your PC. Pick the executable matching your architecture (note: HoloCure currently only runs on Windows).
- Download a release for your platform from Releases, or use the Download button above
- Get the save file from the source PC at
Users\[your username]\AppData\Local\HoloCure\save.datand move it to the target PC
- Play HoloCure at least once one the target PC
- Open the save file you want to import by pressing
Browse source file, your target file should be automatically found
- The save should now be imported
How can I use it for Steam Deck?
Credits to an anonymous user who is a Steam Deck owner:
- Run HoloCure at least once on your Steam Deck. Search online for how to do this.
- Find and transfer your
save.datfrom your Steam Deck to your Windows PC Where you can find your
save.datis dependent on how you’ve managed to run HoloCure on Steam Deck. Steam’s built-in installation of Proton uses
- Launch Tasukeru.exe on your Windows PC.
- Select your Windows PC
save.datas the import file using
Browse source file.
- Select your Steam Deck
save.datto be modified using
Browse target file.
- Transfer the modified
save.datback to your Steam Deck. Overwrite your old
Note: You can rename the save files at any point for convenience, as long as the final save file in the HoloCure directoy is called
save.dat. Merging of the save files also works on a Linux or macOS computer.
Thanks jelwid for the Steam Deck instructions!
save.datfiles to your bottle’s
C:Drive (Open bottle - 3 dots - “Browser Files…”)
Toolssection of bottle open
Command Lineand run:
Why does Windows Defender/other antivirus complain?
Tasukeru accesses the save file directory, which Windows considers sensitive and might mark the tool as a virus. Of course this is a false positive since the tool has thousands of downloads and is fully open source.
This project is free and open source and just something I work on in my free time. Always feel free to support me and my future work on: