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(Question) How to Modify Sprites in NES Games
« on: October 31, 2019, 12:17:33 pm »
Does anyone know how to change/modify sprites and palettes in NES games? Is there any tools I can use?
I'm not super proficient at hex editing files, but is that what I will have to do?

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Re: (Question) How to Modify Sprites in NES Games
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2019, 10:08:21 pm »
Try using tile layer pro to edit the graphics, pallets needs another programs which I'm not aware of.

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Re: (Question) How to Modify Sprites in NES Games
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2019, 12:40:27 pm »
Palettes are small enough that you would usually search through hex, I think. (open PPU Viewer in emulator, note palette data, search for matching data in ROM)
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Re: (Question) How to Modify Sprites in NES Games
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2019, 07:07:13 am »
Speaking of tools, my new favourite is YY-CHR (which you can also find here).

However, how to edit sprites (and palettes) may vary depending on the game. Games that use CHR-RAM often have their sprites compressed.
In that case, you will have to know a bit more than just hex editing.

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Re: (Question) How to Modify Sprites in NES Games
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2020, 11:50:42 am »
You can also use "Tile Layer Pro"