It was at the end of last year that I posted this (blog.tabinda.net/misc/auto-save-hell-to-all-game-developers/). It really took me away from gaming on the ps3 for a while. Earlier this year, I searched for a ps3 app that would sync a user’s game-saves to the cloud. I didn’t care which service was it, as long as it was free and easy to use.
Unfortunately, apart from Sony’s PS Plus service, there was no application/home-brew that accomplished this task. But I did find this. A user named gingerbread on the ps3hax forums had this idea about a Dropbox app that could work like a game-save synchronization application for the PS3.
I decided to take a shot at it and although the development went slow for several reasons, I eventually finished the first set of features I planned for. The application is called PlayStation 3 - Cloud Drive. You can install this application on a ps3 running a custom firmware. This app is programmed using PSL1GHT (psl1ght.com) open source...
Seeing that in linux there are not many alternatives for managing our games, make a small application to list the backups we have external disk, or x folder on the PC disk. Works only on Linux, and should have the Qt libraries installed.
Added a button to delete a backup, after confirmation.
Added information of all backups.
Added the ability to load backups from any directory.
Remembers the last directory Okapu charged for the next time you attempt to load backups.
In this first version, in identification of the folder where the backups are housed, and load them from there. Also by double clicking on a game opens with nautilus...