Banner/Icon Edit,Save Edit, Manual Edit VC Games

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Jun 18, 2008
  1. Sperion
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    Icon and banner edit for virtual console games:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Edit the Manual:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Repack the Wad:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Credits
    Gally, Pabloppp and Dany – for the investigations
    WB3000 – for translating the tools
    Deba94 - for the homebrew tutorial
    Fission - for making a new sound.bin
    Everyone I forget to mention

    Tools:
    Tools
    00000000.app's with sound(v.06used, need to update with the final version though)
    Nes
    Snes
    N64 (thnx to bobitos)
    Genesis
    MegaDrive
    NeoGeo (thnx to sr_corsario)
    TurboGFX

    Empty Emanual.arc

    Sounds.bin (thx to Fission)
    Sound.bin Final Ver. 6
    (Good version, louder volume, length (5.049), higher bitrate (32000), larger size)
    687 KB
    http://www.box.net/shared/14bka90kkk

    Sound.bin Final Ver. 6a
    (Best version, volume (same as original), length (same as original 5.003), bitrate (same as original 22.500), smaller size)
    431 KB
    http://www.box.net/shared/ni5stv6m8w
    Note:
    I am not responsible for any bricks.

    Todo:
    Find the save game images and txt. (everyone can help with that [​IMG] )
     


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    Thank you, may be usefull [​IMG]
     
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    Hartelijk Bedankt [​IMG] TR: thank you very much

    Got it too work - will post pic later [​IMG] No sound though - wonder why that is?
     
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    This should be stickied!

    That said, I still think I'll brick my Wii doing this cuz I'm such a n00b [​IMG]
     
  6. Sperion
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    Its kinda hard to brick it if you just hold on to the tutorial but he, its your own responsibility [​IMG]
     
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    What happened during the process to prevent that 2 toned music to play when you launch the channel?

    The sound.bin was never touched [​IMG]
     
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    Nobody knows at this point, ive been trying and trying myself to fix it. but if i had to guess im gonna say the repacker prog is to blame, but who knows.
     
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    I have chrono trigger installed. And it has the sound, Has anyone taken a look on that to see why that game has the sound?
     
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    Is there a way to disable the 'Operations Guide' button so that it doesn't appear when the 'Home' button is pressed?

    I'll try following the guide tonight as it looks a lot more easy to follow. [​IMG]
     
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    I was looking for something like this, thanks
     
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    Newcomer unsteadycarrot Advanced Member

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    how can we use these tools to create a new banner for a DVD? eg: changing the guitar hero 3 banner.
     
  13. Sperion
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    i believe you need to extract the opening.bnr file from the dvd then you need to extract that file with u8extr_v0.2a_eng then you will get a banner.bin and an icon.bin and an sound.bin gbalzss banner and icon.bin en extract those files again you will now have the same files as the virtual console games. (dont know if 100% correctly, but i cant test it right now)
     
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    @Sperion: That kind of hex-editor do you use? My Hex-Workshop 5.1 works not very well... Any hints? [​IMG]
     
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    I Work with Winhex i thing it's a very good hex-editor
     
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    I got it to work! This guide is really helpful. I did take some pictures but fucking Vista won't allow my camera to connect.
     
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    LoL, Vista.
     
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    gah I did forget to translate some message boxes, I had never used the tools before I translated so I only knew to change what I saw in the main window.
     
  19. Sperion
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    i use ultra edit, a good program if you ask me
     
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    Thanks for the new, thorough tutorial. I just followed it exactly for an NES inject (Pro Wrestling into Punch Out!!). Hopefully it works. I'm currently without a Wii at this point due to bricking it with a failed attempt at a custom VC game banner.

    If anyone has a means of protecting their system against bricks and would like to test my new WAD for me, please PM me. Brave people only! Haha.

    EDIT: Or, if anyone uses DVD-RW discs to test the banner out first, PM me and I'll send you the opening.bnr that I made from the 00.app. That way is perfectly safe.

    EDIT2: I've gone ahead and made the ISO for testing. It's JParadox's custom banner testing ISO containing my opening.bnr. It can be downloaded here: http://www.mediafire.com/?yrvutnn9djm So if anyone with a modchip, 3.2 or lower and a rewritable DVD wants to test my banner for me, just burn that 6 megabyte ISO with ImgBurn and let me know if the disc channel displays the proper banner! Let me know if it worked! Thanks!
     

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