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Author Topic: Need help with DS rom translation!! Need pointers on where to start  (Read 205 times)

carri

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Hey! I just joined not even an hour ago, but ive been trying for around a week to crack open and start editing the new DS eCDP McDonalds rom that was finally dumped. I've had a really hard time trying to learn the ropes of romhacking, but for translation from japanese, as far as i know, is mostly done through hex editing. but i dont really know how to locate the text files, any pointers? After that i can do the translation half just fine.

Im currently using Crystaltile2, if thats anything

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Re: Need help with DS rom translation!! Need pointers on where to start
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2020, 11:35:58 pm »
This game has been getting loads of attention and I am sure there are already lots of other people looking into making a translation.  It's not just a simple matter of "locating the text files" - you have to determine exactly how the script is stored and sometimes make substantial changes to how the game displays the text.

FAST6191 has a nice guide regarding DS and GBA hacking here:
http://www.romhacking.net/forum/index.php?topic=14708
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