How to install a hack rom only using a PC

Discussion in '3DS - ROM Hacking, Translations and Utilities' started by Burny, Apr 1, 2017.

  1. Burny
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    As title says, I only have a .3DS file of a game (Fire Emblem Awakening) and I wanted to install a hackrom on this game to run on Citra 3DS Emulator, but I can't find romfs.bin files of the game anywhere and I don't know how to get them without a 3DS system... Anyone can help me? Thanks in advance and sorry for the language, english is not my native language.
     
  2. MYST78

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    what ?
     
  3. Burny
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    My typo is that bad? lol. I don't have a 3DS and I want to play a hackrom on Citra 3DS Emulator. There's anyway to do it? Hope I cleared it out, and again, sorry because of my very bad english, I'm not native
     
  4. MyLegGuy

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    You're English is very good. This guy is just an idiot a member of GBAtemp who makes stupid posts. The only thing wrong is that they're called "rom hacks", not "hack roms". But it doesn't really matter because everyone will understand. (But if you really wanted to, you could call them "hacked roms".)

    This guide may help you:
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-how-to-decrypt-extract-rebuild-3ds-cia-cxi-files.383055/

    I think you'll need to extract the .3DS, replace the extracted romfs with the rom hack's romfs, and rebuild the .3DS.
     
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    Thanks for the friendly reply! As always I'm a bit stupid, the tutorial said the romfs content would be extracted in the ExtractedRomFS folder but this folder arent in any part of my computer. I did something wrong? I'm so confused!
     
  6. Asia81

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    Read the troubleshooting at the end, then send a screenshot of your folder
     
  7. Burny
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    About the troubleshooting:

    1- The file is full decrypted, otherwise Citra wouldn't run it;
    2- It don't have, the file name is: fireemblemawakening.3ds;
    3- I didn't did it, I just wrote fireemblemawakening exactly like this;
    4- The last one I don't know, my native language is brazilian portuguese but I used the SetupUS with no problems at all...

    It even extract (The message "Extraction done!" appears) but I just can't find the extracted files, nor the ExtractedRomFS folder.
     
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  9. Burny
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    I'm too stupid to figure out which folder you want a screenshot so I'll just show you all the ones that should have something about it:

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Again, sorry for my stupidity.
     
  10. Asia81

    Asia81 In my Ecchi World <3

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    Nah, I meant the folder where HT3DS and your rom are.
    Btw, they need to be in the same folder, if you want extract it...

    You should have something like that (don't care about the 0kb size, I just used a fake file to take sceeenshots).
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    Oh boy, I didn't knew they should be on the same folder to be extracted, I feel so stupid now...
    It should work now, thank you!

    EDIT: It worked! Thank you guys for the advice, love you all <3
     
    Last edited by Burny, Apr 3, 2017
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    Where did you get Hackingtoolskit for 32bit?
     
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    https://github.com/Asia81/HackingToolkit3DS

    I added 32bits supports.
    I tried in a Windows 10 32bits (using a virtual machine, as I have a 64 bits) and it worked very well, even for rebuild big games like Dragon Quest 8.
     
  14. Xmortal

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    Is there a way to change the installation location? Since I have the entire operating system in the initial partition of the hard drive, but the programs are in another partition.