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ZacheryTheHedgehog

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Re: SMK music help
« Reply #40 on: April 24, 2016, 07:52:08 pm »
may i please have a link to that?

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Re: SMK music help
« Reply #41 on: April 25, 2016, 04:47:38 pm »
http://www.smwiki.net/wiki/Addmusic

I haven't used it, and it might be tricky to get it to work with the wrong game. While the music engines are probably compatible, the offset within the ROM is likely different. If by some miracle they posted the entire source code for the tool, it could probably be edited and recompiled to work with SMK.

More likely, the source is not available. In which case, it might be possible to A. Add the new song to SMW, then cut and paste it into SMK (with a hex editor).

Maybe.
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Re: Super Mario Kart X Demo FINALLY
« Reply #42 on: April 26, 2016, 02:28:23 pm »
Thats cool who do you play as mostly?

The Turtle, mostly. Sometimes Yoshi.

Not to be a prickly pair, but what exactly is different so far? The racers and names all look to be the same...

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Re: SMK music help
« Reply #43 on: April 26, 2016, 02:52:19 pm »
I've spent the past few months altering the music in SMK, and find raw hex editing to be the most efficient method (at least for the uncompressed tunes).

For the compressed songs, I create a standalone .bin file of the new song (uncompressed), then use the Advanced Codec compression feature in Epic Edit to compress/insert it in-ROM.

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Re: Super Mario Kart X Demo FINALLY
« Reply #44 on: April 26, 2016, 06:14:58 pm »
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Thats cool who do you play as mostly?

I almost always pick Luigi, but in the special cup I need all of the speed I can get so I use Bowser for that.
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Re: SMK music help
« Reply #45 on: April 27, 2016, 05:48:39 pm »
Tried the epic edit thing and it replaced the Bowser castle theme (Fire field would be the test one) with the player select theme. (NOT WHAT I WANTED)

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Re: SMK music help
« Reply #46 on: April 27, 2016, 11:43:50 pm »
Tried the epic edit thing and it replaced the Bowser castle theme (Fire field would be the test one) with the player select theme. (NOT WHAT I WANTED)

That's... odd. How did you manage to do that?

Also, F-Zero uses a slightly different form of the N-SPC music format, so I'd expect at least some translation/transplantation issues.

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Re: Super Mario Kart Custom Text and Custom Music help
« Reply #47 on: April 28, 2016, 08:33:41 pm »
I find this highly intriguing.

I'm still cutting my teeth on the conversion/compression process for SMK music. I've succeeded in replacing the first part of the Title Screen anthem, but my Choco Island replacement music somehow prevents the Pre-Race Fanfare (when the camera pans down the center of the racers, then spins 180ยบ) from loading/executing properly. Then $[DF00-FEFF] region of SPC-RAM gets flooded with gibberish and everything dies.

Which trackform gets the theme from "Silence"?

Addendum

One thing you might want to consider re: the F-Zero songs is rearranging their channel layout. During active Mario Kart races, certain sound effects are played on specific channels, which may cut off or even silence certain parts of the BG music. My research has yielded thus:

Channel 4: Coin Collection, Start/Select, Hopping, Item Use.
Channel 6: Most environmental SFX (water, sliding, skidding, offroad).
Channel 7: Other racers' engines.
Channel 8: Your engine.

I've come to take as read that, at least for songs intended to play during active racing, Channels 4, 6 and 8 are off-limits and Channel 7 is to be used sparingly.
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Re: Super Mario Kart X Demo FINALLY
« Reply #48 on: May 04, 2016, 06:52:49 am »
@Floppy: Like dougeff said it doesn't look like the patch was ever changed from the empty file.

I play as Yoshi. A lot.

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Re: Super Mario Kart X Demo FINALLY
« Reply #49 on: May 06, 2016, 01:17:58 am »
MOTHAFUCKIN WARIO! (Add him in, screw the Koopa)

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Re: Super Mario Kart Custom Text and Custom Music help
« Reply #50 on: May 31, 2016, 07:30:18 pm »

Publish? He's making a romhack, not a novel.
  Yea publish by sticking the ROM on PCB board an releasing it to the public    ;)   but has to be good ROM hack

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I clearly can't do it
« Reply #51 on: July 04, 2016, 07:20:12 pm »
I cannot be able to but my own music into my Super Mario Kart Hack

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Re: I clearly can't do it
« Reply #52 on: July 04, 2016, 07:38:05 pm »
Talk to Dr Floppy. he can point you in the right direction.

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Re: I clearly can't do it
« Reply #53 on: July 04, 2016, 07:45:55 pm »
I really hope he can

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Re: I clearly can't do it
« Reply #54 on: July 04, 2016, 07:53:13 pm »
CANT HACK METROID

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Re: I clearly can't do it
« Reply #55 on: July 04, 2016, 08:06:36 pm »
CANT HACK METROID

LOL whut?

But seriously, Dr. Floppy to the rescue. This post is useful because it tells me that I should ask Dr. Floppy about music so now I know I can and I will ask Dr. Floppy about music because that is something I'm interested in finding out about. (even though I can't hack Metroid.) :(
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Re: I clearly can't do it
« Reply #56 on: July 04, 2016, 08:11:38 pm »
LOL whut?

But seriously, Dr. Floppy to the rescue. This post is useful because it tells me that I should ask Dr. Floppy about music so now I know I can and I will ask Dr. Floppy abous music because that is something I'm interested in finding out about. (even though I can't hack Metroid.) :(

You may have to go to BHDN to do so. He may be banned here for now and if he isn't a ban is probably right around the corner. Seems to happen quite often to BHDN patrons around here.
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Re: I clearly can't do it
« Reply #58 on: July 04, 2016, 08:34:33 pm »

OH MY GOD!

0 YARDS

CAN'T GOLF!

LOL I was looking for that exact screenshot just a moment ago. Are you spying on me? ::)
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Re: I clearly can't do it
« Reply #59 on: July 04, 2016, 08:38:18 pm »
Okay okay everybody just calm down. This is a serious thread with serious reprecussions on the internet and the future of rom hacking.  :'(

Can we get an expert in here to sort this out please?
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