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Hey, everyone. I've been playing (and loving) the Pokemon Ultra Violet hack, and I only have one pokemon left to get: Huntail, an evolution of Clamperl. I see in the guide that it will evolve at level 20 if its attack is higher than its defense, but I can't get the attack higher. I feed it protein until they have no effect, and the defense is still higher. Any suggestions? I really don't want to have to breed a bunch of them if I can help it... Thanks much!

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Just a question regarding Dracula's reincarnation in Aria/Dawn of Sorrow. If they are going from a Buddhistic principle, I would assume that Soma would have Dracula's soul, but not have access to all his memories? If some souls are strong enough, i know they can be split and inhabit more than one person. However in Dawn of Sorrow, Dmitrii mentioned touching his soul and scanning his past lives. Just trying to get clarification since I'm writing a story for a Dawn of Sorrow sequel dealing with Soma regaining control after the bad ending in Dawn of Sorrow when he is defeated in Julius mode.

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Personal Projects / Castlevania Call of Chaos update
« on: May 22, 2017, 09:59:56 pm »
Hello all, my update for the Aria of Sorrow hack, Call of Chaos has been updated. There have been custom weapons added, the story has been changed, weapon and enemy stats have been altered as well as Item locations in game. Special thanks to DarkPrinceAlucard for all of his help and allowing me to use a few sprites and portraits. Here is the link. Enjoy! Working on Reaper's Reckoning now.

http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/2527/

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Programming / Castlevania Aria of Sorrow enemy placement
« on: May 10, 2017, 08:37:44 am »
Hello all. I wanted to know how to place enemies in specific locations. I already know how to, and have made a guide, on how to edit item placement, but I have no idea how to change enemy placement. Specifically, I want to place Julius in the battle arena to fight him after the dialogue after you fight Balore. Thoughts and suggestions are appreciated.

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Hello all.
Just posted two guides for Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow.
One shows the specific Item Locations in the game. All you need is a hex editor to change any item to any place you want. The second guide is for enemy and equipment stats. You can change everything from enemy HP, ATK, DEF, EXP, Tolerance, Weakness and so on. Weapons can have their stats and elemental damage changed as well. These are my first in depth guides, so they may be a bit scattered. Sorry for that. Any way, hope someone finds this as helpful as I did.


http://www.romhacking.net/documents/748/

http://www.romhacking.net/documents/747/

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Newcomer's Board / Assigning Palettes
« on: August 09, 2016, 07:32:02 pm »
Hello all,

Could anyone give a rundown of how to "split" (I guess) a palette that is shared between two weapons and give them each a distinct palette? Specifically, in Castlevania Aria of Sorrow, the Balmung Sword shares a palette with the Claimh Solais and a few other weapons. I want the Balmung to have specific colors the other weapons do not. I have tile molester, a hex editor, tile layer pro, yy-chr (my preference). I see the weapons in yy-chr and the palettes are different locations, I just don't know how to separate them. Sorry for the rambling, but that's pretty much it. Thanks much!

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Newcomer's Board / Aria of Sorrow name change
« on: July 31, 2016, 09:13:32 pm »
Odd question, but is there a way to change the name when you play as Julius and still play asbhim? I'd like to change it to "Belmont" instead of Julius.

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Newcomer's Board / Castlevania Aira of Sorrow Picture Swap
« on: July 30, 2016, 06:32:14 pm »
Hello all,
I was wondering if anyone could (if it is even doable) be able to replace the character portraits in AOS with another portrait? Like something from SOTN, maybe? I've looked in Tile Molester, Tile Layer Pro, and other graphics editors, and i can't find where they are stored. Any thoughts, insights? My spoof has me changing the character's names and editing their sprites a bit, but no matter what the sprites look like, when the portrait comes up looking nothing like the sprite when I'm done, it sort of defeats the purpose...

Thanks much!

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Programming / Damage modifiers
« on: June 27, 2016, 09:13:00 pm »
Good day, all! I hope I'm on the right board. I've read the getting started documents, and all, I've posted a couple of hacks, but I finally have a bit of time to try to adjust damage in my hacks.
Specifically, Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow for GBA. I have HxD Hex editor along with tile molester, APE ect...I'm using  Visual Boy Advance as my emulator. Just wondering if someone could give me an example of a situation or what exactly I would modify in a string of code to increase the damage (in this case) that enemies do? Perhaps change the attributes to certain weapons (Dark, Fire, Holy ect.)?

Thanks so much!

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Hello all,

I have finally finished all I am able to do with my Aria of Sorrow spoofs. The descriptions in the links pretty much says it all, but just to summarize, the story and dialogue has been changed for each back story. The text is now more even with the dialogue boxes and less scattered. The Reaper's Reckoning one was especially meticulous, since I basically recolored nearly all the bullet and guardian souls to fit the main character (Death/the Reaper). I also changed the warp room textures as well as the battle with Graham. There are a few weapon descriptions that have been changed that fans of DMC will recognize (I apologize in advance for any blasphemy). Be sure to get all the endings and enjoy! btw, here are the codebreaker codes for weapons so you can have all of Dracul's/Death's equipment from the beginning. The links are and codebreaker codes are below. Drop a comment with any llikes or suggestions, and I hope y'all enjoy playing it as much as I enjoyed making it my own.


http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/2524/

http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/2527/


Enable Code (Must Be On)
000093DD 000A
100008B0 0007

Transparent
8200055C 0000

Infinite HP
8201327A 270F

Maximum HP
8201327E 270F

Infinite MP
8201327C 270F

Maximum MP
82013280 270F

Max STR
82013282 270F

Max CON
82013284 270F

Max INT
82013286 270F

Max LCK
82013288 7F00

Max Gold
82013290 423F
82013292 000F

Max Experience
8201328C E0FF
8201328E 05F5

Reset Game Timer
820000AC 0000
820000AE 0000

Sprint X2
D0000020 0010
8200052E 0002
D0000020 0020
8200052E FFFD

Infinite Double Jumps [Note 1]
720004F4 1006
320004F4 0002

Always Rush/Guard [Note 2]
32013261 00F4

Weak Final Boss
7200140C 05DC
8200140C 0000
72001598 07D0
82001598 0000

Have All Items
42013294 0101
00000010 0002

Have All Equipment
420132B4 0101
00000034 0002

Complete Soul Set
4201331C FFFF
00000032 0002

All Abilities
82013392 FFFF
32013394 00FF

All Enemy Data
420133A0 FFFF
00000017 0002

Complete Map
420000B6 FFFF
0000013F 0002

Access Warp Gates [Note 3]
74000130 03B7
32000064 0007
32000378 00FF

Unlock Special [Note 4]
32000060 000F
320000A1 0001

Press R+B+Up To Open Mist Door [Note 5]
74000130 02BD
8200037E 9871

Note 1: With this code, you must have the 'Double Jump' ability turned on.
Note 2: With this code, it combines attributes Black Panther, Final Guard, Undine(default) and Skula(hold Down+Jump to Walk underwater.)
Note 3: With this code, enter Map screen then press Start+Up to access Warp Gates.
Note 4: With this code, to access Boss Mode you must Save your game with this code on.
Note 5: With this code, Press the required button combo when in front of the Mist Door.

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Personal Projects / Castlevania Aria of Sorrow spoofs update
« on: August 31, 2015, 07:07:00 pm »
Hello, all. I have updated my two Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow stories. The endings are more elaborate and there are a few enemies names that have been changed to their SOTN counterparts.
I'll provide the links as soon as they are approved. Hopefully those of you who have downloaded version 1.0 are enjoying them. :)

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Gaming Discussion / Castlevania Confused Richter
« on: August 22, 2015, 06:53:59 pm »
This made me smile.


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Personal Projects / Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow Spoof
« on: August 18, 2015, 04:40:19 pm »
This is an update for my Call of Chaos and Reaper's Reckoning Aria of Sorrow spoofs.
I have updated the dialogue and changed some more sprites. I have just submitted them, so they should be available soon. Enjoy!

This one is for all of you Metroidvania fans out there. It took forever, but I've finally managed to make two complete spoofs of Aria of Sorrow.

The gameplay remains the same, but the story has been completely rewritten and the characters renamed and their sprites recolored to suit them.

The first story involves Dracula reclaiming his own power from someone special. Also, Dracula and Carmilla (Mina) have more of an open love story (no more of that "childhood friend" nonsense from the original...)
The second has Death being summoned to the Castle to locate Dracula's power and return it to him before he is resurrected. There is less dialogue in both compared to the original game, but the story gets more to the point.

http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/2524/

http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/2527/

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Newcomer's Board / Castlevania Aria of Sorrow rewriting game script
« on: August 07, 2015, 09:45:36 pm »
I'm currently wanting to rewrite the script for Castlevania Aria of Sorrow to make it a bit more fresh. I'm reading the getting started and all the documents involving hex and table generating since I haven't dove into text editing yet. As of now, I've only done some palette color changes. I do have a few questions that I haven't found answers to yet:

1. I would imagine that every game is specific on where the dialogue is located and how it is stored. How difficult would it be to locate the starting and ending points of the dialogue and extract it?

2. Assuming I can even locate it and dump it, I know I only have a limited amount of space available to change the script. Do I have to keep it down to the letter to occupy the same space on the rom, or do i have a little wiggle room if I wanted to add more dialogue?

3. Lastly, I want to remove the character portraits from the dialogue boxes when they are speaking. How would I go about that?


Anyone with advice or experience, I would greatly welcome it!

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Personal Projects / Aria of Sorrow palette edits
« on: August 05, 2015, 09:45:53 am »
Changing some colors around to make Soma look like Dracula and Julius look like Richter and Gabriel.


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ROM Hacking Discussion / Castlevania Aria of Sorrow picture removal
« on: August 03, 2015, 11:32:26 am »
Currently trying to remove the character pictures that go along with character dialogue. That would fall under graphic editing, yes? I figured that would be my best bet since there isn't a "transparent hex" color. I eventually want to rewrite the script as well but that's a topic for another day. Any suggestions regarding the picture removal? Thanks much!

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ROM Hacking Discussion / Castlevania Circle of the Moon Sprite Swap
« on: March 28, 2015, 06:17:12 pm »
What utilities would I need to (in this case) swap the character sprite of Nathan with the sprite of Hugh in Castlevania Circle of the Moon? Is it even doable? Thanks much.

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Newcomer's Board / IPS URL?
« on: January 04, 2015, 07:28:58 pm »
Hi. I've made a few IPS patches and was looking at the submission form. Could someone suggest somewhere to post the patches so I can put the URL in the description? Thanks much!

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Newcomer's Board / Almost done with colors. Want to move on to script.
« on: October 15, 2014, 04:39:28 pm »
If I get around to it, I'd like to rewrite the script in Castlevania Harmony of Dissonance. I'm not trying to change the order of any of the conversations, I just want to change the dialogue itself. How much of a headache would that be? Any suggestions?

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ROM Hacking Discussion / Transparent Palette?
« on: October 15, 2014, 12:34:46 pm »
What is the 4 digit hex code for a transparent palette? Does that make sense? I'm trying to take away an outline on a sprite. Thanks! I'm also having so much trouble locating a specific palette with this outline. I've edited sprite after sprite with no trouble, but this one is a pain to find! When I finally find it, I'll be able to remove it!

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