I want to remove some files from Metroid Other M

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  1. Duncan Idaho
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    How do I go about doing that? Wii scrubber allows me to replace files, but I don't want to replace files, I want to erase all the Other M movies from my .iso.
     
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    I know absolutely nothing about Wii game modding, but I think that the game would probably crash if you removed some files it needs.

    If you can only replace files, why not just replace it with a 0 byte file?
     
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    i would say if you want to try something like this, replace them with a 1 second black video (with the same compression and type as the movies) or so.. to avoid the game complaining and crashing due the lack of stuff
     
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    No idea how to generate those
    I'd to that, there was a post that had something similar, but all the files were taken down. The 60+ video files are in .sfd format, but apparently, there is nothing to support that format anymore
     
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    I've attached an empty file.

    You can try replacing the files with empty ones, but I think the game will crash.
    You should try and do what migles said.

    Don't ask me where you're going to get a one second clip because I don't know.
     

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    Oh that's the easy part, I just need to edit or record a 1 second video of black screen or some such then convert it to .sfd, somehow.

    That's the hard part, maing an .sfd file or editing it, not a lot of stuff is compatible with softdec
     
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    Ok, found a way to edit the .sfd and reinserted it as an .mp4, it won't play, HOWEVER! it skips the movie, entirely and lets me go into the training.

    I'll try replacing all other movie files tomorrow and inform about my progress.
     
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    wit extract IMAGE.wbfs work-dir/
    Add, remove or replace any files in work-dir/files/
    wit copy work-dir/ NEW_IMAGE.wbfs

    Instead of .wbfs you can use other formats: .iso .ciso .wbi .wdf .wia .gcx
     
  9. Duncan Idaho
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    So with that syntax one can tell the program to extract from the image the ones inside a specific directoy? Other M has two partitions. Partition 0 and partition 1. The second the is relevant one, and it's more relevant because it has aside all the files for the game to work and has the movie folder.

    How would I go about extracting and replacing only that folder?
     
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    same commands, but "work-dir/files/" changes to "work-dir/*/files/"
    Try it and see!
     
  11. Duncan Idaho
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    I just learned something quite interesting, apparently the game generates all the movies, somehow, even removing the entire files inside movies they play.