[RELEASE] Steins;Gate Elite PSVita English Translation Patch

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  1. DanOl98
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    Steins;Gate Elite PSVita English Translation Patch

    Steins;Gate Elite is a visual novel and an updated version of the 2009 game Steins;Gate. Unlike previous games in the Science Adventure series, it is fully animated, using all the footage from the Steins;Gate anime series along with newly produced animation for story routes not adapted in the anime; the animation is played together with the script and voiced dialogue from the original game. The player reads the on-screen text and presses a button to advance the animation and text, and thereby progresses through the story. At some points, the player makes choices which cause the story to branch into different directions, leading to different endings.

    What's translated:

    • Every script, including story, messages, tips*, @channel messages, menu messages etc
    • Videos
    • BGs
    • Almost every Menu section

    What's not translated:


    • Help section of the Menu, as it's completely different from PC
    • A few tips are in Japanese, because they don't exist in the english version.
    • A few tips are not present, because they don't exist in the japanese version.

    Bugs:


    • Sometimes text may exceed the 3 lines limit and go out of screen. This is because the PSVita has less space to put the text into: on PC the font is smaller and there is less margin (As a workaround, the missing text is viewable in the backlog menu). I don't think there's a fix for this (or at least it's not an easy one)
    • You tell me

    Requirements:


    • Modded PSVita (Enso/h-encore) with Repatch plugin installed
    • Of course, the purchased game

    Link:


    Beta 2.0

    Old: Beta 1.0


    How to install:


    Preparation

    1. Purchase the game first
    2. Extract the patch in a folder in your device (PC or Android device)
    3. Open VitaShell and update it to latest version possible.
    4. Go to ux0:/app/ if you have the digital copy or to gro0: /app/ if you have the physical one, select PCSG01166 folder and press triangle -> Open decrypted.
    5. Proceed with the guide in PC FTP MODE or PC USB MODE if you are on PC or, if you are on Android, proceed to ANDROID FTP MODE or ANDROID SD MODE (if you have SD2VITA AND a device that supports a microSD)

    PC FTP MODE

    1. Press SELECT to open FTP server (switch it under START key if you have USB connection chosen)
    2. Using FTP client on PC, connect to vita, then guide to ux0:/app/PCSG01166 (or gro0:/app/PCSG01166 if physical) directory. Copy script.mpk, system.mpk, bg.mpk and movie.mpk to the "ORIGINAL" folder of the previously extracted patch (the one from Preparation section)
    3. Apply translation xdelta patches to those file by running patch.bat, a "rePatch" folder will be created
    4. Before you press a key to close the patch script, make sure it was successful by checking the log
    5. Copy "rePatch" folder to ux0, be sure to have rePatch plugin properly installed and working (this can be dove with USB)
    6. Run the game

    PC USB MODE

    1. Select the required files (script.mpk, bg.mpk, movie.mpk and system.mpk) by highlighting them and pressing square on each
    2. Press triangle -> copy to export them to a temporary folder you decide on your memory card
    3. Press SELECT to initiate USB connection (switch it under START key if you have FTP connection chosen)
    4. On PC, connect to vita, then guide to the temporary folder you previosuly created. move the single files (script.mpk, system.mpk, bg.mpk and movie.mpk) to the "ORIGINAL" folder of the previously extracted patch (the one from Preparation section)
    5. Apply translation xdelta patches to those file by running patch.bat, a "rePatch" folder will be created
    6. Before you press a key to close the patch script, make sure it was successful by checking the log
    7. Copy "rePatch" folder to ux0, be sure to have rePatch plugin properly installed and working (this can be dove with USB)
    8. Run the game
    ANDROID FTP MODE

    1. Press SELECT to open FTP server (switch it under START key if you have USB connection chosen)
    2. On your Android device, install Turbo FTP (Link) and open it
    3. With Turbo FTP, connect to your vita then guide to ux0:/app/PCSG01166 (or gro0:/app/PCSG01166 if physical) directory. Copy script.mpk, system.mpk, bg.mpk and movie.mpk to your device
    4. Install Rom patcher (Link) on your device, open it
    5. For each mpk file you copied from your Vita, select it on "choose Rom", then select the corresponding .xdelta patch in "choose Patch" (from the "XDELTA" folder inside the previously extracted patch folder (the one from Preparation section)).
    6. After patching the files reconnect to your Vita with Turbo FTP
    7. Create a folder called "rePatch" in ux0 (if it doesn't exist)
    8. Inside "rePatch" folder, create a folder called "PCSG01166" (if it doesn't exist)
    9. Copy the patched mpk files there
    10. Run the game

    ANDROID SD MODE (ONLY WITH SD2VITA)


    1. Select the required files (script.mpk, bg.mpk, movie.mpk and system.mpk) by highlighting them and pressing square on each
    2. Press triangle -> copy to export them to a temporary folder you decide on your memory card
    3. Insert the SD2VITA microSD in your device
    4. Install Rom patcher (Link) on your device, open it
    5. For each mpk file in your temporary folder, select it on "choose Rom", then select the corresponding .xdelta patch in "choose Patch" (from the "XDELTA" folder inside the previously extracted patch folder (the one from Preparation section)).
    6. After patching the files open the SD with a file manager
    7. Create a folder called "rePatch" in the SD (if it doesn't exist)
    8. Inside "rePatch" folder, create a folder called "PCSG01166" (if it doesn't exist)
    9. Copy the patched mpk files there
    10. Insert the microSD in the SD2VITA card and put it in your Vita
    11. Run the game
    Changelog

    03/13/2019 Version 2.0 Beta: BGs and Movies translated. Some of them are just left in japanese in the english version, but others may be in Japanese because I missed them, so tell me if you find anything (there were like 6k videos and 9k images, so it's very likely)

    Post on Reddit

    El. Psy. Kongroo.
     
    Last edited by DanOl98, Mar 21, 2019
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  2. asakapa619

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    Thanks! :)
     
  3. darkmolddd

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    Really thax for it, its time to give it a shot to this game. I had so many in the list that i always forget this one and this version should excel it. Maybe wait for final version anyway.
     
  4. MUDD_BR

    MUDD_BR GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    For who already ended 2009 version this worth a try yet?
     
  5. pitterpatter

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    God Bless
     
  6. darkmolddd

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    Thx to you and ur smile if u are the one in ur picture.
     
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    RY0M43CH1Z3N Touching things and improving your world

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    You are welcome?
     
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  8. xatzimi

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    This looks exciting! Maybe not the right place for it, but do you think this is the better version of the game to play for my first time?
    Also, are there other Vita VN translation projects like this one?
     
  9. RY0M43CH1Z3N

    RY0M43CH1Z3N Touching things and improving your world

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    If this is your first Visual Novel, yes, is the best to play your first time (and maybe repeat the gameplay).
     
  10. xatzimi

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    I don't mean first VN, I mean first Steins;Gate experience. If both are now on the Vita, should I be playing this or the original?

    Anyhow, I'm having trouble getting it to patch. I'm getting an XD3_INVALID_INPUT checksum mismatch error
     
    Last edited by xatzimi, Mar 25, 2019
  11. DanOl98
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    About the game: Think of it like this: you take the script from the original VN and you cut the unneeded parts (like when okabe describes what's around him etc., Because you see it from the video). Then, you remove/change some tiny parts because they've been changed in the anime, so they have to be adapted for the video. Add new animations for the alternate endings and then you have Elite. So, most part of the narration is still there, only the unneeded part is cut (at least in the first chapter, I didn't compare side by side the others but it should be the same)
    About your problem: You've probably copied the encrypted files, not the decrypted ones. Make sure you've followed every step of the guide (especially step 4 of "Preparation"). Which method did you use?
     
    Last edited by DanOl98, Mar 25, 2019
  12. Porthos

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    I had the same issue and this solved it. Make sure you go in VitaShell and decrypt the folder first. Teaches me not to read instructions thoroughly :)
     
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  13. RY0M43CH1Z3N

    RY0M43CH1Z3N Touching things and improving your world

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    USB and FTP mode are the most used with the PC.
     
  14. xatzimi

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    Hey, great work with this patch. (I did eventually resolve my issues earlier in the thread and have since completed the game.) On the Reddit release thread, you mentioned that Linear Bounded Phenogram is patchable. Have you made any progress exploring it further? All games on one console would be incredible.
     
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  15. Magician

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    Awesome. Thanks for this.
     
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