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MegaParadise

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¿How to replace a text in Hex editor with a longer one?
« on: September 29, 2018, 06:50:06 pm »
Hi, i was wondering how i can add more letters than the ones that the original word has  :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:. Im not very good explaining this (english isnt my native lenguage). I read some info in internet, something about pointers, dumping and other things, but i didn't understanded it at all. Thanks.

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Re: ¿How to replace a text in Hex editor with a longer one?
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2018, 10:33:11 pm »
You mean to add more letters to the alphabet? If that's so you must find tiles that are not used in the ROM, that way you can add á,í,ú,é,ó for example.

If you rewriting sentences that occupy more space than the original one, then I don't know how to help.

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Re: ¿How to replace a text in Hex editor with a longer one?
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2018, 03:01:14 am »
If you want to lengthen text, in many case this requires a bit of code manipulation, provided there's enough empty space in the ROM, since it messes with the addressing of data. I had tons of fun dealing with Crystalis, and not breaking the game due to the extremely limited text space and dictionary issues.
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