Aap's GH customs USB tutorial

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  1. Apekop
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    so, since the release of the USB loader alot of people who want to run Guitar Hero and some custom versions have been having trouble; a hard disk cant hold multiple games with the same gameid!

    So we're gonna fix that, by using a few tools.

    youre gonna need
    -WBFS manager
    -guitar hero custom iso
    -hex editor (I like neo hex editor).
    - your usb hdd (hook it up to your pc)

    steps:

    1) open WBFS manager
    2) load the usb hdd (Load button), scroll to Guitar Hero 3, find the gameID
    3) close WBFS manager
    4) open Neo Hex Editor
    5) open the Guitar Hero Custom iso
    6) Ctrl + F to search, enter the gameID.
    7) press F2 to edit, change the gameID to something else (e.g. to RGHX52)
    8) press save, close Neo Hex Editor
    9) open WBFS manager, load hard disk, add game.

    now that the gameid for the custom iso has been changed, it will create new save files for the custom and you can have multiple Guitar Hero's (/customs) on the same HDD.
     
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    okay but a little question,

    i already played both gh and custom, and my custom had its own savefile because with the ghost iso prep tool, i changed the "Disc ID"

    but now wbfs manager says they both have the same game id! if i change this, will all my progress dissappear? or will just let me boot?

    thanks bye
     
  4. Apekop
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    if you change the GameID, the wii will probably not tie the savegame to the game. If youre smart with Hex Editing tho, you might be able to copy the savegame to your sd card and edit it to use the new gameid (search for the original gameid and replace it with the new one).
     
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    Interesting guide but like stated there are some easier ways like suggested above or there is a WBFS manager i think called WBFSTool and it changes the id and game name and manages wbfs.
     
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    I too think WBFS tool will do this, but never used it myself.

    Also Dack made a superb app found here:
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?download=4467
    A really great app for this sort of thing.

    Really good idea this guide though, you can't get too much help and ways of doing things imo.

    This should be moved to the Wii - Backup Loaders section of forums because I think a lot of people could benefit from this info that might look there first.
     
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  8. Apekop
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    thx bro
     
  9. Skizzo

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    Umm...isn't the GameID always right at the beginning of the file? Steps 1-3 appear unnecessary as is the step to search for the ID. Just open the .iso with a hex editor and it's right there in front of you to change. No need for all the extra steps. If you integrate opening files with your hex editor into your Explorer right-click menu (can't remember if this was an option when installing WinHex or if I added it myself), this process can literally be done in 5 seconds.

    Also, I know some of the customs have disc art made for them, so if you're using a USB loader that only uses the first 3-4 letters of the GameID, you'll need to make them different in order use the different disc art for each.
     
  10. smash_brew

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    This is a bit off topic but does anyone have box art for the guitar hero custom megadeath? I would make it myself but i'm terrible with graphics and the such.