1. RedRose30

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    Is it possible to convert a Japanese .bin save to an American .bin save?
     
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    Can try it just rename the file or hex edit the title id
     
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    This is a dumb question, but how would I hex edit the title id? I do have a hex editor but I don't know what to edit
     
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    Look inside with hex edited and find the title id
     
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    Is the title id in the text on the right? I've never done this before, and thanks for helping me.
     
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    It can be also can be a folder naming it all different for each game
     
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    It depends on the game. It is entirely possible for a Japanese program to be heavily revised before it is released in North America, or vice-versa, such that the save data is not portable between versions.
     
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    The American title id ends with an E and the Jap title id ends with a J. If I go into hex editor and open up the file with the offsets showing, what would I be editing specifically?

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    I did try copying and pasting the save data from the Japanese to American, and when I went into my sd card menu, there were question marks. Does this mean it's too edited?
     
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    the title id is probably in hex. the serial number is in the text field like this:

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    Thanks for the responses everyone. I'm going to look in the American version to see it I can find it.
     
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    it might be beneficial to compare an American save with a Japanese one. nintendo files are easier to deal with as they don't ever seem to use encryption with their saves. the wii u at least uses no encryption.
     
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    I looked at both of them and the right hand side is complete gibberish to me. I'll look it up online and see if I can find the title.
     
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    it could be in either the hex field or the text field. the wii u has its in hex but the switch's can be found in the text field. it's probably in the header some place or near the top.
     
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    How about the Wii? Is the Wii the same as the Wii U in terms of hexes?

    And thanks for telling me about the info being in either the hex or text field. I can't find it in the text part so I'll look in the hex.

    I did try copying and pasting the data from the jap save to the us save. Does that usually work? I tried it and my save file turned to question marks. A comment above said that sometimes saves go through revisions. Does this mean it won't work through hexing?
     
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    like this. this is for mega man battles network 6 cybeast falzar on the wii u. it's a fake ticket (not a save or I'd use one as an example):

    upload_2020-9-8_0-38-17.png

    here's the switch:

    upload_2020-9-8_0-39-29.png

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    the game nsp is for 1-2 switch btw. I'm not sure about the wii. I've never messed with their stuff. I only learned about hexing from the ps3 scene onwards, so I probably didn't even have a hex editor back then.
     
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    Thank you for the pictures. They help a lot!

    I looked up the title id online but I can't tell if it's for the US region or PAL region. Is there a simple way of looking up the title ids for games? And then when I know, I'll look through the hex.
     
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    https://www.gametdb.com/
     
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    try this: https://wiibrew.org/wiki/Title_database

    it shows the hex. the 3ds title id stuff or maybe it's the serial number is really complicated from what I remember. it's a series of bytes in two locations, but this shows u the hex for wii.

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    remember: it won't be hyphenated like the title ids generally are. it would be an invalid character.
     
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    I'm going to look into it more later on today. Hopefully I can figure this out lol.

    Thanks for the help everyone! I appreciate the help a lot :)
     
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    it's probably not as complicated as a sony save. psx saves are 8,192 bytes per block, but they don't contain the title id or even the save name. that's for block 1 of a 16 block card where 15 blocks are usable = 128KB.
     
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