Need help with X/Y text

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  1. Thân Lê Thái
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    Hi GBATemp, i'm planning to translate Pokemon X/Y into Vietnamese (my native language). I managed to decrypt and rebuild the rom, and do some test translated text too, but all i get is a bunch of ??? characters. Does it mean that i need to add/modify the game's font? If yes then can you tell me how to do it? I'd appreciate also if you guys have other ways to insert the text, cause i'm noob at this font thingy. Thanks for reading!
     


  2. frenk99999

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    3 questions:
    -Are you using pk3ds to edit files?
    -Are you trying to put weird characters in the text?
    -What is the reigon of the ROM? (EUR/US/JPN etc...)
     
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    - Yes
    - If you consider Vietnamese is weird language, yes.
    - I don't think it matter, but it's a US rom.
     
  4. Kaphotics

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    You'd need to edit the bcfnt file (font) for the game if the unicode characters you are trying to use do not exist.
     
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    Is there any tutorial for that on the net? I can't find the .bcfnt file is nhe game rom. Is it supposed to be somewhere else?
     
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    How can i open files in "a" folder? I keep getting errors with GARC tool...
     
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    On which garc have you an error?
     
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    a/1/8/5 one. I only get error with it, others no prob.
     
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    use pk3ds instead for edit the maison
    or the GARC Tool inside pk3DS (in misc tool)
     
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    I'm getting confused.
    I thought a/1/8/5: 4 CFNT fonts would contain the game's font? Instead i'm given a folder contain .bin file with pk3DS's GARC tool.
     
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    Oh, for XY, sorry
    as i said, try to use garc tool in misc tool inside pk3ds
     
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    I'm given a folder with 3 .bin files and a subfolder with more .bin file inside.
    I have no idea how to open it, and i'm sure they are more than 4 fonts as in the list.
     
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    If you don't know how to open it, forget how to edit those for add your font.
     
  16. Thân Lê Thái
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    I managed to open the font by rename them to .bcfnt file, but character map tab is white.
     
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    Vietnamese uses Latin alphabet right? Because if so there really shouldn't be any need to change the font of the US rom right?
     
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    I already tried insert text normally but the game won't display them. Example how some Vietnamese letters look:
    [​IMG]
     
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    Ah I see, yeah those characters aren't supported... Well I don't have any expirience but they probably don't map right (meaning they are in the font but the game doesn't know where to load the character from or something IDK.)
     
  20. Thân Lê Thái
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    Would you tell me how can i convert a window font to .bcfnt? And can i simply replace the font files and the game will display them? Or i need something more complex?