How can I edit the title of a ROM.

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by loathsome, Jul 14, 2007.

  1. loathsome
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    I mean the main name, the one that shows besides the icon when you for example are going to boot the game. Thanks!
     
  2. FAST6191

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    I believe there are some tools that will do it but at offset 68(hex) in a rom file there is a number.
    Flip this number around:
    original:
    abcd
    flipped (readable)
    dcba

    In one example (nacho libre EU)
    00740e00 becomes 000e7400

    go to this offset.
    This is actually the icon you see and the colourscheme it uses.
    Add 240 (hex) to this address and you will see a unicode name: edit this to edit the name. Some roms have further names corresponding to the language of firmware you are using but most of the time only the first (techinically Japanese) is defined.

    See this if you want some more info:
    http://nocash.emubase.de/gbatek.htm#dscartridgeicontitle

    edit: you might need to correct the header, ndsts should do it:
    http://www.gbadat.altervista.org/tools.htm
     
  3. laurenz

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    Just use RomeR to edit it. (clickable, for the smart ones.)
     
  4. loathsome
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    Thanks a lot, both of you! [​IMG] Appreciate the quick replies!

    Kindest,
    loathsome