I am playing Pokemon Crystal on an emulator (visual boy advance). I've made it to the Kanto region and got as far as Cerulean City and got stuck at the gym.
I went to the power plant and normally the manager says the generator is missing a part. In my game the manager say it's running fine and gives me a TM. I go back to the Cerulean Gym and there is no Team Rocket member waiting for me and the gym is empty. I can strangely pickup the machine parts that should have been needed for the power plant. I believe my game events are messed up.
The mimic girl in Saffron City who needs her pokedoll from Vermillion City isn't even asking for it and gave me the "Pass" for the magnet train right away
Although I have the pass and the power plant has the power working the train won't work in Saffron City
The president of the pokefan club in Vermillion won't tell me his long winded story
Earlier on, I went to the bottom of the Mt. Mortar and couldn't fight the trainer that gives you a Tyrogue. He talks like we've fought already
My question(s) are:
Can I do something in game to proceed with the story?
Is there a way to use a save editor to change game events?
Can I use the emulator to somehow change my game's events?
FYI: Misty is not at the end of route 25 north of the city. I sadly have no backup save.