Fire Emblem: Awakening Save Edit Request

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  1. Johnny2071
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    I'm having a really difficult time getting the Java save editor to load my Chapter file.

    I just want Gaius added to my team (since I blew my chance to recruit him). Here is my save file.
     

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    I dislike being ignored.
     
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    It might help if you link the save editor, and explain how to do it if you want someone else to do it for you.

    Or try to troubleshoot the save editor yourself, ask for help with that etc.
     
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    And I dislike people who bump their threads. People can't help you if they don't know how to help. Also, to insert a character, I've heard there's some riggamarole involved that makes it near impossible to add in units, unless some new way has been found and I don't know about it yet. This isn't FEFTwiddler where you can easily use it. Also, to use the editor, you have to open the .jar. There is no .exe. I believe you also have to decompress your save file for the editor to be able to read it.

    Just start over and make sure to actually recruit him.
    He's already tried asking for help in the official editor thread and was ignored. As I said before, it's near impossible to add new units to an Awakening save file with Fire Editor, unless some new, easier way has been found and I don't know about it yet.
     
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    Why is this so impossible? With Pokemon games, you can create a hackmon out of thin air. Heck, someone managed to get Phila playable in their game. There's even a video on YouTube.

    I'm only asking for a character who already exists in the game as a playable character.

    I'm sorry for double-posting (I know it's against the rules), but this site doesn't leave me with too many options. It was either that or create duplicate threads until someone replies. I'm sure more than one of these is against the rules.

    But what do you care. Double post = Mod scolding.
     
  6. KunoichiZ

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    Calling @Olmectron to help deal with this.

    If it doesn't work, then it doesn't work. This isn't Pokemon, ffs.
     
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    Well, adding a playable character that wasn't recruited is entirely possible.

    One would just need to copy the block from another save that has it (no matter from where), insert it into the units' block and change the alive unit counter at the beginning of the units' block. The items in your inventory and the Barracks will be wiped out, but the unit will be added and working.

    I was adding this feature to the editor some time ago, in fact, I was adding a lot of things, character exporting/importing, and other features similar to the Fates editor out there. Life happened, so I haven't been able to do so.

    I hope 2017 is a better year for my hobbies, as I would really like to improve and deliver what I promised so long ago. Happy new year, everyone, by the way.
     
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    But someone would need to know where the characters are stored in the save file, unless there's documentation on that. I'm not saying that you don't know where they are stored, but for everyone else, that's not common knowledge.
     
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    Oh, you're right. Sorry about that.

    Could someone lend me an uncompressed Chapter file? I'm on the phone and cannot check my computer right now. Don't remember the structure very well. I could give instructions after checking it a bit.
     
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    I could give you my Chapter file when I get home in about an hour, if that's okay.
     
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    Of course, thank you.
     
  12. KunoichiZ

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    I don't have all of the characters but for this purpose, do you need it just for Gaius or did you want one that's completed?
     
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    Don't worry. I just need to give it a quick look for remembering the offsets and the flags that are used in the units' hex block.
     
  14. Johnny2071
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    So when you say "all items will be wiped", do you mean any item in the convoy, or ALL items any unit has? And what do mean by barracks? Any character from Chrom/Robin to Olivia (going on Cherche, because that's how far I've gotten).

    But if its that impossible, fine. I've kind of moved on in this addictive, time-consuming game. I was going to pair Gaius (not knowing anything about his character, other than his reluctance to assassinate Emmeryn) up with Olivia (the last undecided female for pairings) to get Inigo. And the only males I had left were Vaike (Mr. Hot-Blooded Ego), Kellam (Mr. Subtle), and Donnel (the hick). Then I did some research and read his interactions with Olivia, plus read the ranking of different Inigos. Donnel!Inigo is the worst, Vaike!Inigo, and Gaius!Inigo falls the the C-Rank listing, while Inigo actually benefits from Kellam in the A-Rank category. Kellam's interaction with Olivia is also pretty nice.

    However, the thing that bugs me is Kellam's interactions with Inigo. In a game where a female's offspring's interactions with their fathers are pretty cut and paste, Kellam's does not match his character at all. And based on Gaius' interaction with Olivia, you can tell that he's Gaius' son (or Virion, or Vaike).

    As for additional units, I just wanted the fun novelty of having Phila, Raimi, and Mustafa on my team, similar to the Streetpass avatars and the DLC units from past FE games (since they're so detached from the plot and other characters).

    And as an additional note, going into this game blind is NOT a good idea, since you can easily kill potential enemy recruits (with little indication that you can recruit them), even in Casual Mode, and never see them again.
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  15. KunoichiZ

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    Here's my Chapter saves, uncompressed and fresh from JKSM.
     

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