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Translation of Thunder Force IV
« on: March 31, 2020, 11:02:50 pm »
Hi everyone.

I'm Steven from France, nice to meet you!

I have a little question for you, guys. I try to translate Thunder Force IV to French, however, I don't understand what's going on... I explain

I choose to open the game with a Hex editor : 0xED. And I see the text from the game, when I change this, the game can't start. I tried to fix the checksum, but, nothing happen.

I try on Kega Fusion emulator, however, I also have a Everdrive to test on a real console.

Someone have a idea ?

Thanks for your futher help!

March 31, 2020, 11:07:07 pm - (Auto Merged - Double Posts are not allowed before 7 days.)
Sorry, I just saw there is a forum for this ...
IS the moderator can move the topic please ? Thank you, and sorry again.

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Re: Translation of Thunder Force IV
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2020, 08:07:36 pm »
It definitely sounds like a checksum problem.  What exactly did you do to fix the checksum issue?  The best solution in a situation like yours where you will be making lots of changes, is to either make it so that the checksum check always passes, or just bypass the checksum check altogether.

You didn't mention which version you were using, but if you go to this link, you'll find master codes for both versions.  Patching the master code into your ROM should fix the problem.

EDIT: Forgot the link...
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Re: Translation of Thunder Force IV
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2020, 05:57:13 am »
Otherwise there's still my own french version: