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SA2 Mod Loader - A Modding Tool for Sonic Adventure 2


Automatic Self-Updates 3y
  • Feature Instead of just telling you there's an update, the mod manager will now offer to automatically download and install the updates for you.
GameBanana Mod Updates 3y Feature Feature Update 3y Feature

SA2’s Mod Loader

This is the main way to use mods with SA2. The SA2 Mod Loader.

It supports file replacement mods, custom code mods, cheat codes, and debug logs.

1. Required Downloads

In order to get the mod manager to function as it should, you need to download and install the files listed down below. Once installed, restart your PC and then proceed to setting up the mod manager.

DirectX web installer runtime (Click Here) (you need this to get the game working first if you can’t run the game by default)

Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2010 Redistributable - x86 (Click Here) - x64 (Click Here)

Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2012 Redistributable (Click Here)

Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2013 Redistributable (Click Here)

Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2015, 2017, 2019 Redistributable (Click Here)

.NET Framework 4.8 Runtime (Click Here)

2. Updates

The latest version of the mod manager is always available at, which has been linked down below for those that scroll straight to the bottom to download the file.
If you’ve downloaded it from the Gamebanana download page for the mod manager, be sure to update it as you won’t be able to run all the new mods that have been released.
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  • sorry for bother anyone, but when i try to launch the mod manager it says it cannot locate DATA_DLL.dll even that i placed all the files in the win32 folder along side DATA_DLL.dll (original location) please help? im on windows 10 x64
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    does this load from top to bottom or bottom to top?
    Just a gamer
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  • Sorry for the bother, but the modloader won't let me install updates? Please help, i have all the files on the mod folder but it doesn't let me update
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    kejjywejjy Joined 13d ago
    Can you make a download for zip cause i actually dont know how to open 7z files
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    cream2cool Joined 2mo ago
    i get this error when i try to save & play could not find file
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  • How do I use the mod manager / Where to place it?
    Edit : BTW , You are the best ! I have used your other Mod Managers , They work GREAAAT . Thanks for Making Such BEST Mod Managers for the community . We all appreciate your hard-work . Thanks alot !

    Edit 2 : Is there any of your patreon or donation stuff ? Or at least a Youtube Channel ? Cuz I think you should get paid for your hard-work . 

    Ok Edit 3 : I did Edits 3 times XD
    Creeper ? Aww Man!
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    Osohe Joined 1mo ago
    Hi, I'm looking to make multiple mod loadouts. Is it possible to do this manually by making copies of the config and manifest files?
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    StrxberryMODZ Joined 3mo ago
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    Um, how do I actually load mods onto it? I can add a 'New Mod' but it only adds a new name and wont let me put any actual file.

    There seems to be no tutorial on this page
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    SonicTonic400_YT Joined 4mo ago
    NOT ME WHEN: ew
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    Before I download this does it work for Dolphin? I wanted to try the Sonic Movie (Teen Sonic) mod but I cant record my GC so I wanted to record it.
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    slimey sonic :flushed:
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    rezfrosting Joined 6mo ago
    hey so it does not work and it keeps showing me this. I don't understand.

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