My repository and all my work on Rock Band custom songs will be dedicated mostly to Wii and vWii, and maybe Dolphin sometime in the future. However, seeing as people are having issues on custom songs on Playstation 2, Playstation 3, and Xbox 360, I decided to expand my Discord server for people to discuss those platforms. While there currently is no administrator or higher-role member to turn to for more professional help, members are allowed to discuss with each other in order to make customs work and perfect them on those platforms.
Will Rock Band Customs for PS/Xbox be on GitLab?
With so many resources already available on C3 and Rock Band ScoreHero on Playstation and Xbox, and due to the fact that I don't own those consoles nor plan on getting them, the GitLab repo Rock Band Customs -- Wii and vWii will not be expanded to include software for those kinds of customs. However, there is a possibility that new Rock Band Custom repos may be made in order to serve just the right software and wiki material that will make it easy to add custom songs, however since I can't test such software, I would have to have someone help me on this; it would have to be someone who has done this kind of thing before (hint, hint). Just keep in mind, I don't use GitHub anymore - the acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft led many developers (including myself) to move projects to, or even start anew on, other repository-hosting sites, including GitLab, mainly because Microsoft is not as opensource-friendly as they claim to be.
Where can I go for guides and forum help for PS/Xbox custom songs?
C3 is always the best place to look, as well as here on GBAtemp and Rock Band ScoreHero. C3 has several "How to" guides; StackOverflow0x's guide on Wii customs is there, but it's mostly on using CON files hosted on C3... yet that's beside the point. BravoGangUS's Xbox 360 guide is quite useful, as well as TDCMark's Playstation 3 guide, both pinned in the forum section Custom Song Troubleshooting & Support. User thesentence has a guide on Rock Band ScoreHero on Customs for Playstation 2, though it may be a bit outdated. These are just a few examples of guides, plus Rock Band hacking has been talked about a lot here if you do a search.
Who can help me?
Well, see, that's the thing... I don't know exactly. It wouldn't hurt to ask anyway. If you don't get an appropriate answer, look at it this way: You're no worse off than you were when you started! ...I think. Anyway, you should be able to get a little help if you just ask around. In my previous blog post, I made an announcement that Harmonix was working with ScoreHero, so you could ask in their Software subforum, so long as it's not about downloading official DLC for free! C3 is good, especially their Troubleshooting subforum, though they don't allow talk about official DLC or using Wii disc files, nor can I help you out much there since I don't want to conflict with the other members' already well-made guides and assistance. However, StackOverflow and Alternity have helped me out a great deal on there, so I still recommend it. Lastly (but not least), you can always ask here on GBAtemp - just pick a subforum and start a thread!
Do the pirating rules mentioned in your Wii/vWii repo, wiki, etc. still apply on PS/Xbox?
Let me get one thing clear - I didn't really make the rules; businesses (especially Harmonix) and governments did. I'm only warning of the potential legal problems you could have in pirating content. Copyright law is still law, and the RIAA takes it very seriously. While some recording artists don't see eye-to-eye with these laws (think Heart, for instance), they still apply, and they do in most countries where Rock Band is or has been sold. Most forum sites will ban known pirates, so beware! Rock Band Customs on Discord is supposed to be pirate-free, so you will be kicked if you discuss piracy there. If you come back and continue to discuss such, you will be banned. Sharing illegally will also require an instant ban. Just don't do it. Please!
Will you (HarvHouHacker) be able to help me (the person doing customs on PS/Xbox)?
Because I can't test customs on Rock Band for Playstation or Xbox because I do not own either, direct help (i.e. "Do this in order to prevent that problem") will not be available from myself. I plan on recruiting other members who can and are willing to help you all, but for now, the best I can do is redirect to other sources where this has been done. Sorry for the inconvenience!
Keep on hacking!
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