Another locale in App?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by PavelKondratev, Sep 24, 2016.

  1. PavelKondratev
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    Hi, is it possible to use Russian (Spanish, France, etc.) language in NDS console? Rassian alphabet is 192-255 ASCII codes, so how to print them?
     
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    I found what it can print only ASCII 0 - 127
    How can I make it print another ASCII?
     
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    As in in pictochat and user names? If so no I don't think it is available, unless it is part of Japanese having Greek letters and the like which a quick scan says not so much. Even if you did hack it in then the games which pull from it would probably only show garbage unless you hack those as well.

    If you mean in games then if you hack in the characters to the font (or again it comes as part of Japanese set -- http://www.rikai.com/library/kanjitables/kanji_codes.sjis.shtml is not always complete in games but it usually has a lot and it is not like Cyrillic is a large alphabet) there is no reason why not. Other than the Japanese stuff then you are going to have to play hacker for anything good.
    Russian speaking game hackers and translators are a good bunch as well, not sure what the current sites are for Russian stuff but start with gbx.ru and go from there.

    There are a handful of Russian DS games, mostl kid stuff and film tie ins.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    List generated from http://www.advanscene.com/
    I saw the PSP has quite a few games in Russian, including some not kid ones.

    If you want a hand with hacking things then my Russian is not so good these days but I remember enough of the grammar and setup that I can help there if you want, and more general hacking concepts I am fine with.
     
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    I don't understand why I can't use all ASCII symbols in my own app... As I understand, in DevKitPro just locked console...
     
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    Ah OK you are making homebrew.
    In that case I imagine the devkitpro devs will do anything with extended ASCII (too many different standards and it is a nightmare to keep them all in line) and it is probably all going to be unicode instead.
    Afraid I have not tangled with this here, however you might like CLIRC https://code.google.com/archive/p/clircds/source/default/source which is an IRC client written by a Russian dev aiming at handling Russian characters as part of it all.
     
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    Thank you