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MarkAss

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #60 on: August 06, 2017, 01:39:59 pm »
In Wii_Patch.zip no have files in "patch" folder. In crpatch.rar this folder have files and patch works well.

If you read that page on the alternate website, it is not a Captain Rainbow patch in the zip file.

It is the builder I used for my project, in case anybody wanted to do their own Wii project, and need an idea on how to distribute it.

Sorry for the confusion.

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #61 on: August 09, 2017, 11:44:08 am »
Glad to dedicate my first post here in ROMHacking for this thread.

Anyway, my deepest thanks to everyone for making this english translation becoming close to reality and to completion to boot, to both Kirameki and Markass among others that kept reviving the project and move on forward with it. I remember being a massive fan of this game around 6 or more years back, and was quite excited to hear a fan translation was being developed for it.

Though lots have changed since and I lost interest on this project actually, I'm genuinely surprised it has been given so much support towards completion so far! I'm sure many people, including some famous Nintendo-Youtubers TheBitBlock would appreciate it. I even went to message Josh of BitBlock about this project, and hope he gets to hear about it - perhaps even showcase it incase you get the patch finished?

In anycase, my biggest wishes for luck towards this project's completion soon!
« Last Edit: August 22, 2017, 09:42:45 am by Valkyrie »

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #62 on: August 20, 2017, 09:54:42 am »
That's great, I'm glad people still follow this project like I did.
We all took a little vacation this summer, so forgive me for not posting sooner.

I just heard that the missing translation is more than 50% done, I should get it back pretty soon.

I have also figured out how to change text in the Map and character bios in Main.dol.

In Wii and Gamecube, Main.dol is the main Executable file. The pointers are very difficult to figure out, but main.dol puts all its values into memory.

I figured out a memory hack and patched the .dol with it to create new memory address with english, and point origonal memory address in japanese to the new address.

You will not need cheat manager, it is hard coded into the ISO.

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Edit text in main.dol tutorial.
https://www.romhacking.net/forum/index.php?topic=24810



Also while playing around with Gecko codes I cheated to have all items.
Now I can make sure all the formatting and pointers are correct for names and descriptions.

Creature Book Complete:
https://goo.gl/photos/6cjiHJi7N6Fn6Thc9
Items Complete:
https://goo.gl/photos/UWCmKZ6kW53iJqev5
Map
https://goo.gl/photos/CHaqYPE4dENPJmup7

I also managed to switch the Home Button Menu to english with changing the memory code.
https://goo.gl/photos/aZ3Ar5YEHBgDTmGJ8

The patch now has no known bugs or glitiches. Just some missing translation.
« Last Edit: August 26, 2017, 11:46:19 pm by MarkAss »

superWiiFantatic

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #63 on: August 25, 2017, 10:56:49 pm »
Great job MarkAss.  I still can't get over how good it looks to see this game in English.  Maybe Kirameki can pick up my other two Japanese Wii games (Earth Seeker and Takt of Magic) hint-hint  ;)

So wait, there was text that wasn't translated in the original translation by Kirameki?  Glad to hear you're getting the rest of the translation.

Just curious, how far done do you think you are?  What's left?

MarkAss

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #64 on: August 26, 2017, 05:15:19 pm »
Send your hints to Kirameki, I have very basic knowledge of Japanese translation and am not technically affiliated with them to make suggestions happen any faster.

About 1000 lines of text are left to be translated to my knowledge.

There are also some text with 1 or 2 characters that were skipped by text dump.

Once I get the translation back, I will apply it and release a patcher for anyone willing to help test.
If any Japanese is found, I will correct it.

Only text remaining would be located in two files that are giving issues when dumping.
(Globals.bin and Main.dol)
But this missing translation should complete Globals.bin.

The game has yes/no questions, and runs on a time clock, so a character will say different things depending on the answer or time of day.
So testers would help cover possible scenarios I may not have noticed.

Thanks for your constant support superWiiFantatic.
« Last Edit: August 26, 2017, 08:34:37 pm by MarkAss »

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #65 on: August 28, 2017, 10:19:00 am »
Very excited to hear that the translation is nearing completion! I can't wait to see the hard work you and Kirameki put in come to fruition. I would otherwise love to help test, but I've been looking forward to a casual playthrough for so many years that I doubt I'd be able to report anything useful in a timely manner. If it's something I can do without rushing through, though, count me in.

Interesting to hear about your HOME Menu hack. It's always been in English for me when I play imports. Or am I missing something?

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #66 on: August 29, 2017, 04:04:30 pm »
Great job MarkAss.  I still can't get over how good it looks to see this game in English.  Maybe Kirameki can pick up my other two Japanese Wii games (Earth Seeker and Takt of Magic) hint-hint  ;)

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Takt of Magic was already under our hands, we translated (just from screen) the first 10 missions but then we had to stop for lack of time. I loved Lost Magic, and Takt was good too.
Earth Seeker, well, I never got around to even try it, but I really should because it's one of the games I'd like to see translated the most.
If only we had more free time.
Congrats if you worked on them!

MarkAss

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #67 on: August 30, 2017, 08:47:20 am »
Interesting to hear about your HOME Menu hack. It's always been in English for me when I play imports. Or am I missing something?

It depends on the consoles region I beleave.
It was English on Dolphin, but would show up Japanese on North American console.

Every Wii game has a HBM folder with all languages, depending on region of console.

I tried switching the file names so English file overwrote JAP, but it froze using USB loader on my Wii.
I tried a region patch on ISO, but it still froze on USB loader.

But pointing the memory address in Main.dol from JAP to ENG seems to work on both Dolphin and Console.

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #68 on: August 31, 2017, 03:14:30 am »
It depends on the consoles region I beleave.
It was English on Dolphin, but would show up Japanese on North American console.

Every Wii game has a HBM folder with all languages, depending on region of console.

I tried switching the file names so English file overwrote JAP, but it froze using USB loader on my Wii.
I tried a region patch on ISO, but it still froze on USB loader.

But pointing the memory address in Main.dol from JAP to ENG seems to work on both Dolphin and Console.

Here's my NTSC Wii playing JAWA〜マンモスとヒミツの石〜. The language setting in Gecko OS is "Default", and I set "Force NTSC" to off.



Is it possible that this hack is only necessary on Dolphin? For the record, my Wii is Letterbombed 4.3U, and I have the newest version of Gecko OS (1.9.3.1).

e: Oh, ok. Just tried launching my copy of Captain Rainbow via Riivolution instead, and the HOME menu's in Japanese. I was just missing that obvious detail. Sorry.
« Last Edit: August 31, 2017, 10:12:24 am by halumi »

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #69 on: September 04, 2017, 07:38:31 pm »
Even if there was a way to configure a backup loader to fix it, I like to be noob friendly.
The less steps to make the game work, the better.


While waiting for the remaining translation, I took a look at Giftpia for GameCube, which is like the prequel to Captain Rainbow.

https://www.romhacking.net/forum/index.php?topic=24878.msg343142#msg343142

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #70 on: September 04, 2017, 10:52:56 pm »
Takt of Magic was already under our hands, we translated (just from screen) the first 10 missions but then we had to stop for lack of time. I loved Lost Magic, and Takt was good too.

Oh great.  Do you happen to have any of it posted?  I never played Lost Magic, I'm sure I'd understand more if I had played that.

Earth Seeker, well, I never got around to even try it, but I really should because it's one of the games I'd like to see translated the most.

I've only touched it a little bit but the characters and world seem very interesting.

If only we had more free time.

I can totally relate to that!

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #71 on: September 06, 2017, 01:48:39 am »
Even if there was a way to configure a backup loader to fix it, I like to be noob friendly.
The less steps to make the game work, the better.


While waiting for the remaining translation, I took a look at Giftpia for GameCube, which is like the prequel to Captain Rainbow.

https://www.romhacking.net/forum/index.php?topic=24878.msg343142#msg343142

I agree, and good job fixing the HOME menu in Riivolution. Gecko OS isn't a backup loader, though, it only plays retail games. I wonder if they accomplished changing the menu region in a similar way?

Wow, thank you! I intended to play through GiFTPiA just by consulting the Kirameki text translation, but if you and/or someone else actually created a patch, that would be super amazing!

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #72 on: September 13, 2017, 01:21:35 pm »
While waiting for the remaining translation, I took a look at Giftpia for GameCube, which is like the prequel to Captain Rainbow.

https://www.romhacking.net/forum/index.php?topic=24878.msg343142#msg343142

Sorry for the wait, it's been a busy period (new job, new home), hope we can finish soon.


Oh great.  Do you happen to have any of it posted?  I never played Lost Magic, I'm sure I'd understand more if I had played that.

Yes, but in italian. Google's translation from italian to english should be good enough tho.
http://kirameki.altervista.org/taktofmagic.php?sez=lista_missioni

(if someone is wondering, google's translation from japanese to english is total complete crap at the moment, so no, it can't be used to translate games)

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #73 on: September 14, 2017, 12:48:42 pm »
Congratulations on the new home and job.
I will have a house warming party in your honor! :thumbsup:

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #74 on: September 17, 2017, 12:49:50 am »
All of this discussion reminds me of a while ago, when I would go to Kirameki and look, with silent optimism, upon the progression of Captain Rainbow, which I've always found to be one of the most interesting Wii games that I'll never get to play. On a side-note, I was one of those people who really did think that there was a little chance that Earth Seeker would be localized, because I really wanted to play it. I really would like to see it translated someday, too.

I want to thank you, Kirameki translators, for still working on this game. Congrats on the good news also  :beer:!

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #75 on: September 22, 2017, 09:14:25 pm »
Man, I'm so excited Captain Rainbow could be finally playable in English. Good work! :thumbsup:
In my opinion this is one of the most important games for the Wii tha never left Japan.


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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #76 on: October 22, 2017, 01:55:40 am »
thank you for your hard work. 

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #77 on: October 22, 2017, 10:18:51 am »
I seem to be at a standstill with the patch untill the translation is complete.
So here is where I'm at now.

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BwemMlNPg_8aZ1YxNU0xYzF0amM

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #78 on: October 26, 2017, 09:11:26 am »
I just made an account to thank you for all your hard work, my English is not the best but thank you and also I'm waiting for the translation of giftpia,Good luck with that, I guess it shouldn't be easy

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Re: My Captain Rainbow Translation Project for Wii
« Reply #79 on: October 30, 2017, 12:47:11 pm »
Missing translation is complete.
Now I am going to insert the missing text and hopefully this will be it.
The finish line is now in site!  :woot!: