Chrono Trigger DS German Translation Help

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Sep 3, 2012
  1. reklrekl
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    Hey Guys!
    I'm planning a german translation for "Chrono Trigger DS", because I really love that game (and there is no german translation).

    So I'm posting it here, because i'm looking for help with it: there are some files called *ncl.bin and *ncg.bin, but i don't know how to open/edit
    them(there is a spanish translation, and I know these files got edited) (thanks to Daviex)

    After solving the first problem I'm looking for a photographic artist, that can do some text in pixel art with a limited number of colors (palette).
    Preview of the images to edit:
    Movies ("Filme"), Game Mode ("Spielmodus"), Battle Mode ("Kampfmodus")
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    So if you could do it please contact me!

    reklrekl
     
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    could you upload both files please, thank you :)

    EDIT: i can't find any single text sample on the games files :s
     
  3. reklrekl
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    The text files are in .msg format and someone made a tool that decodes(?) the HEX and makes it editable.

    The two files are in the /data/menu/Extra/illust/ folder. all of them are ending on *ncg.bin and *ncl.bin. i have to edit the 025 files...
    If someone can edit the text in (other) graphics, he can contact me and i'll give him the pallete and the file
     
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    i don't really see a problem using Tinke, here is a screen i took:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    yes, this file I got extracted, but I cant edit it because i just cant do it.

    I just cant open the 2 other files...

    Thanks anyway
     
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    no problem :) if i find anything i'll post it here :)
     
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    With tinke you can edit images.

    When you open image, press EXPORT, edit it, IMPORT, PACK and Save rom.

    For other 2 files, now i check.

    EDIT:

    I tried some thing.

    NCL: Palette
    NCG: Tile
    NSC: Map

    And work...

    EDIT 2:

    Ok i worked more on this and i found how to use it :)

    NCL.BIN : Offset 8 and with the one i used was 16bpp.
    NCG.BIN : Offset 8
    NSC.BIN : Offset 8

    I used Tinke, so, i think you can use this info :)

    There's an example of a minimap i've exported.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. reklrekl
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    Well, thanks!
    I was so fixed to an offset of 30, but I expected the same with the palette and graphics file.

    I know how to export and edit files, but I can only edit the "easy" things like a simple 1-color font...
    so I'm looking for a person (wich will be named in the credits ofc) that can edit some (graphic)texts for me...

    Here some images of the original Images:
    Movies ("Filme"), Game Mode ("Spielmodus"), Battle Mode ("Kampfmodus")
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    So if anyone could do it, i'll send him the Images and the palette!
     
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    Well, a "looking for photoshop/graphics artist" in your first post would had made things more easy to understand.
     
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    Is this project still being worked on? I would really like to see a German version of Chrono Trigger DS!
     

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