Possible to modify the horrible horseback controls in Zelda TP HD?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by Nevermore, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. Nevermore
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    Hi all.

    So there's an insanely selfish reason why I can't be bothered to keep on playing the game, the controls on horseback are basically worse. Even though it was claimed it would be better.

    Well, also because I beat TP on GCN 100% a month before HD was announced, lol.

    But anyway, in case you think I'm exaggerating, here's a comparison of the same inputs of GameCube vs Wii U





    In the GCN version, since you're holding up to make Epona go forward, you naturally tilt the stick left or right to turn and you can make the small turns like that. What the Wii U changed was that if you try to turn while holding up, Epona does not respond. She only turns if you do move the stick directly left or right, which doesn't make sense as the way to keep momentum is holding forward. So you either slow down or have to fight with the controls.

    So, I haven't done so yet, but I'm gonna dump TP HD and look around the files to see if there's a way to change the controls back to how the GameCube version worked. I've seen people do the same with Smash 4 to make it more Melee, and was wondering if that practice could be done. I'll admit I have no experience doing this file modification so I wouldn't know where to look.

    Also, was the swimming controls worse or better? I didn't get to that part.

    But right now I'm installing a new A/C at home. No more dust buildup and lack of cooling!
     
  2. Tomato Hentai

    Tomato Hentai baja boner blast

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    Probably, but I'm pretty sure this is something you have to know ASM to alter.
     
  3. Maximilious

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    I agree for Epona controls, but once you can warp you're less reliant on her. Swimming seemed okay, I did have some trouble wearing iron boots underwater trying to aim bombs but that was about it.
     
  4. Marko76

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    Seems like a hell of a lot of work when you actually only need epona for about 30 mins of the whole game. Also I have absolutely no problem controlling epona anyway.
     
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  5. jailminer

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    But i mean some people like nice controls. Dump the modified game as a whole and then the problem gets solved for everyone!
     
  6. Marko76

    Marko76 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Like I said I have zero problems with the controls they work perfectly fine for me.
     
  7. VinLark

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    I don't know how to controls work in TP HD but can't you use a GC controller with HID to Pad. Would that make the controls a little bit better?