Can someone change the music..?

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by post353, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. post353

    post353 Advanced Member

    Oct 4, 2008
    Can someone change the original tracks of megaman zero collection for DS with the Mythos remix soundtrack? It would make the game so much SICKER! [​IMG]
  2. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters

    However it'd be extremely hard, so much you'd probably need to pay somebody to do it.
  3. Prof. 9

    Prof. 9 GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 17, 2008
    The Netherlands
    It may be hard, but it's very much possible.

    These routines are used to play music files:
    02009A08: play SSEQs
    02009C20: play STRMs and sound effects (SWAVs?)

    Theoretically, you could put in the Remastered Tracks if you could:
    - Convert them to .STRM format. As far as I know this has not yet been figured out completely.
    - Build a new .SDAT with all the .STRMs in it.
    - Trick the game into playing the STRMs instead of the SSEQs. This requires knowledge of ASM as you will need to change how the game uses those music playing routines. You could hook a custom routine to the SSEQ-playing routine forwards the correct .STRM value to the STRM routine based on the current SSEQ music value and the MMZ game value.

    But even if you do all that, there is still another problem; since the hack patch would contain all the Remastered Tracks it would be illegal to spread on forums such as GBAtemp. I guess you could instead create a program that converts the Remastered Tracks and loads them into the ROM, but that would require programming skill as well... all in all, it might not be worth the effort.