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Ariel Schnee

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Change The Text In GBA Tales of Phantasia Game?
« on: November 19, 2019, 05:19:36 am »
Is there some program (compatible with Windows XP 32-bit) that I can use to alter the text in the GBA Tales of Phantasia rom? I want to make it match more closely to the DeJap SNES translation version. I want Claus remarking about Arche f***ing like a tiger again.^_^


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Re: Change The Text In GBA Tales of Phantasia Game?
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2019, 01:42:06 pm »
Any hex editor will works.

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Re: Change The Text In GBA Tales of Phantasia Game?
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2019, 02:50:24 pm »
It was not a terribly well liked port of the game and thus I don't imagine it will have got nice easy to use text editing tools a la pokemon, golden sun, fire emblem and the like. I don't see it in http://www.romhacking.net/?page=utilities&platform=10&perpage=20&startpage=2 and while it is not exhaustive it is pretty good, and most tales of hackers/fans do fairly well for adding tools here.

To that end you will have to hack the text as you would in any other translation really. From English to English makes a few things a bit easier (might even allow for nice easy relative search) but still have to know roughly what you are doing. I have some example stuff for the GBA in http://www.romhacking.net/forum/index.php/topic,14708.0.html if you did want.

Do make sure you are using the European version of the ROM as well, and make sure your hack also works with http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/130/