Damn. I see both Goemon 2 AND Bomberman 5 being worked on on a single visit to this forum? This is my favourite visit ever.
Anyway, so you need help editing sprites? I don't understand romhacking at all, but I can help on the graphics side of things (if it's needed). I'm looking to get into pixel art. Editing sprites would be a great experience.
Let me know if you need a hand.
I appreciate the offer, but it's probably not something that you could easily work on without knowing at least a little bit about ROM hacking. Thank you though!
Quick update-- I'll add screenshots later, but we've got compression working and I've been working on the English font for the screen headings. I'll be tracking down the tilemaps for various menus and such... It looks like it probably wont take long to finish the menu portions of everything.
I must note that the way this game stores font data is terribly inefficient. There are multiple copies of the font spread all over the place. Essentially-- each menu screen uses it's own font. No joke. Luckily there is a complete version of an English font stored in the ROM-- along with the title screen for SUPER BOMBERMAN 3
. Yes, you read that right. It seems like there is a lot of unused stuff scattered everywhere... It's quite odd.
Much progress has been made over the past couple of weeks. Here's the first translated menu screen: