GBA sprites?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by OlivierMonnin, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. OlivierMonnin

    OlivierMonnin Newbie

    Dec 17, 2011
    Hi, I know I'm new to this forum, but I was wondering, is there any way to change the sprites on the GBA VC games?

    You see, the games look much better on a small GBA screen, and files can be accesssed through the SD card, so I was wondering if it would be possible to upscale the sprites to have a prettier game.

    Do you think it's possible, if yes, how?
  2. Nathan Drake

    Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

    Jan 2, 2011
    Everything is encrypted. Everything.
    1 person likes this.
  3. saberjoy

    saberjoy GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 9, 2011
    somewhere you only dream of!
    i reaaally dont think its possible atm
  4. Forstride

    Forstride The rudder moves when I turn the wheel

    May 6, 2008
    United States
    Pittsburgh, PA
    That's not how it works. You can't just upscale sprites without upscaling the rest of the game. Even so, they'd look the exact same, granted you upscaled them properly (Nearest Neighbor).

    All that aside, everything is encrypted like Nathan Drake said.
  5. manuel1984

    manuel1984 GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 10, 2011
    Gambia, The
    nice idea, but before we do this, we would try to remap the button-layout.
    anyways, its encrypted and it wont work anyway, as you would have to rewrite the collision detection.
  6. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

    Sep 20, 2010
    Engine Room with Cyan, watching him learn.
    If you want the GBA sprites to look more like they appear on an actual GBA, then hold start while booting up a game. They won't be upscaled but they will be at native resolution and thus a lot more clearer.
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