Golden Sun English Conversion

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by TerraPhantm, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. TerraPhantm
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    Goli discovered that when you unpack the Golden Sun Dark Dawn rom w/ DSbuff, that there seem to be several files that indicate multiple languages being somewhere in the ROM. Armed with this information, I tried changing the header from BO5J to BO5E. This changed the main logo to what I presume is the US version, but none of the other language-specific elements load properly. I'm thinking there might be more changes needed for them to load? It doesn't seem like the Japanese files are any larger than the English files, so I would think they are complete.

    I'm hoping someone with hacking skills that I don't have could take a look and maybe figure it out

    [​IMG] vs [​IMG]

    Update: NahuelDS made some solid progress!

     


  2. Schlupi

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    I have a little undubbing and "replacing language" skills... I am going to give this a look see and I'll come back with my findings soon.
     
  3. Spenstar

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    Why would you like to know?
    Wait.. [​IMG] the game has already been dumped?
     
  4. Schlupi

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    Ha ha ha. Yeah. =P

    Today, apparently. I was surprised to see it dumped already too.
     
  5. supermega_boy

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    People just wait for a month to get the US version!
     
  6. TerraPhantm
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    I fully intend to buy the US version once it's out. It'd just be nice to play the english version now if it's already hidden away in the rom
     
  7. Spenstar

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    Why would you like to know?
    Not if you know Japanese [​IMG]
     
  8. CrimzonEyed

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    Deleting all other language files and repack the rom didn't work :/ maybe if i change the header too.

    EDIT: only keept the english language files + edited header. rom boot as black :/
     
  9. suruz

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    I have no idea how the files are arranged since I havent looked at it BUT how about you try swapping the filenames for the Japanese and English language files?? If they are named by language, otherwise idk...
     
  10. Wabsta

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    I hope this gets anywhere usefull, I can't fking wait for the english version!
     
  11. Zaertix

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    Yeah it might be dumped but there are like 10 of us who can't get it working on the DSTWO, like people says it works. It's very disconcerting.
     
  12. CrimzonEyed

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    DSTwo vs Wood. Who will update first? [​IMG]
     
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    wood XD [​IMG]
     
  14. Spenstar

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    Why would you like to know?
    I'm betting Wood too [​IMG] He has been on the ball lately.
     
  15. CrimzonEyed

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    i bet i get a new beta tomorrow [​IMG]

    (haven't had any beta update since 24th!)
    [​IMG]
     
  16. Creqaw

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    Renaming files doesn't work.
     
  17. Schlupi

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    What? It works perfectly on DSTWO under Clean Mode.
     
  18. haddad

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    Cant wait until it comes out 0_o (the eng version)
     
  19. Spenstar

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    Why would you like to know?
    Haha, yeah. I was about to say the same thing [​IMG]
     
  20. dark_sol

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    Poked around the files for a bit, and it looks like there used to be other language files in there but they were removed. My bet is is that Nintendo removed the other language files for this release knowing that people would poke around and try to get an english version early.