Rip/Edit Nintendo DS Graphics

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by retman, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. retman
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    Is there a Program which will let me Rip or/and edit the graphics in any Nintendo DS Rom?

    I heard about 'TileMolester' anyone use that?
     
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    The DS has two main sorts of graphics:
    2d. These come in 3 main forms much the same as the GBA: 4bit per pixel, 8 bit per pixel and bitmap with the last being the least common. Any GBA tile editor should do these as does crystaltile2.
    http://www.romhacking.net/?category=10&Pla...Go&title=&desc=
    Be warned that some graphics are compressed, normally with LZ compression all though run length and huffman also get a nod:
    http://www.gbadev.org/tools.php?showinfo=56
    In terms of actual editors (bar a few font editors) only deufeufeu made some stuff for phoenix wright as I recall but that was more animation based.

    3d: not catered for beyond very rudimentary viewers, not to mention there are myriad different formats usually depending on dev in question.
    http://nocash.emubase.de/gbatek.htm#ds3dvideo
    http://tahaxan.arcnor.com/index.php?option...id=39&Itemid=36
    http://tahaxan.arcnor.com/index.php?option...d=29&topic=40.0
    http://kiwi.ds.googlepages.com/nsbmd.html
     
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    crystaltile2 is in Chinese, right?




    Maybe i should stick with editing the graphics in Metroid for the NES [​IMG]