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Romhacking => ROM Hacking Discussion => Topic started by: dmitsuki on July 23, 2020, 08:44:17 pm

Title: Getting into script extraction
Post by: dmitsuki on July 23, 2020, 08:44:17 pm
I have two games I want to translate. I have no interest in going through all the effort of making a working patch, but I would like to make an excel spreadsheet at least with the entire text of the game translated for these two games. One is a PS2 game and one is a PSP game. I know how to translate, but how do you extract text from games? All the information on the internet I have found seems...disorganized. What tools like hex editors and the like do I require to get text from the ISO's on my PC.
Title: Re: Getting into script extraction
Post by: Jorpho on July 24, 2020, 11:42:59 am
All the information on the internet I have found seems...disorganized.
That's because there's no reason for each game to store its text in the same way. Almost any time you want a game's script, you have to undertake a tedious and difficult reverse-engineering process to determine exactly how the programmers happened to store the text that day.

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One is a PS2 game and one is a PSP game.
Why don't you just tell us the specific games?