Homebrew Saturn emulation using Cotton/Guardian Force testing and debug

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Sorry for my bad english ... lol

Which name should i give it ? :)
The cue should be name "Cotton2.cue" without the " ". It should be the name of the original cue. Just delete the original cue and replace it with the cue of the game you want to play. If your cue file was something like "VirtuaFighter.cue" then you should rename it to "Cotton2.cue".
 

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Can't get Sakura Wars (translated) to work. Stuck on a black screen after controls image, even pause menu isn't working. I converted it to bin+cue properly with anyburn how this thread suggested. What can possibly be wrong? Help would be much appreciated

It could have been a bad conversion perhaps?
I can get Sakura Wars (Translated) to play just fine.
Can you also show what settings you have on your config.ini?

Really, it would be great if someone used the English translated version of Cotton 2.

It should work just fine.
 
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It could have been a bad conversion perhaps?
I can get Sakura Wars (Translated) to play just fine.
Can you also show what settings you have on your config.ini?



It should work just fine.
Tried different ways to convert files into bin/cue, no luck. Maybe you could show me screenshots of how did you do it with AnyBurn? I don't think my config.ini has to do with anything cause I didn't touch it. Any other game works fine

Edit: I got it! My cue file didn't have information about wav somehow, so I added it from JAP cue and it works now!
 
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Is there a way to repackage the NSP with an injected rom and .tex files put together yet?
I've been trying to keep up with this threat and all I'm seeing are references to the "Ultimate Hack Script" which I don't understand how it relates to packing an NSP and renaming is installed BiD.
 

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Is there a way to repackage the NSP with an injected rom and .tex files put together yet?
I've been trying to keep up with this threat and all I'm seeing are references to the "Ultimate Hack Script" which I don't understand how it relates to packing an NSP and renaming is installed BiD.
I just managed, here are the steps:
- Download Ultimate-Switch-Hack-Script from github
- Install Guardian Force - Saturn Tribute NSP on your switch (I failed using Cotton2, Guardian worked)
- After the title was installed, from your switch dump prod.keys and title.keys using Lockpick
- Insert your switch sd card on your PC, move prod.keys and title.keys from sdcard/switch/ to your PC
- Now you can finally generate your game, launch Ultimate-Switch-Hack-Script
- Proceed to the main menu where you see the entry "6: Other functions?"
- After entering that submenu, proceed to "16: Inject a Sega Saturn game"

The rest is straight forward, it will ask you for the keys files you generated, it will also ask you for a 256x256 jpeg cover (non-interlaced, has to be less than 128k).

After the nsp has been generated, you can go inside the Ultimate-Switch-Hack-Script folders and find the uncompressed content of Guardian Force, here you can swap some files around. If you go back a few threads, you will see a Texture.tex file that makes the lower-right menu icon disappear, there are also ini files being shared with good settings for various games.

Hope it helps!
 

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OK, finally trying this myself using my GuardianForce install.

Save game has been deleted.

What am I doing wrong?

Do I need to configure atmosphere to use these files instead of the game ones?

Screen shot 2021-10-16 at 15.18.06.png
 
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So, are there any way to make wallpapers by myself? Maybe someone could help me to make one? I think I know what files I need to edit, it's just I don't understand how. Saw some of you already tested different wallpapers
 

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I just managed, here are the steps:
- Download Ultimate-Switch-Hack-Script from github
- Install Guardian Force - Saturn Tribute NSP on your switch (I failed using Cotton2, Guardian worked)
- After the title was installed, from your switch dump prod.keys and title.keys using Lockpick
- Insert your switch sd card on your PC, move prod.keys and title.keys from sdcard/switch/ to your PC
- Now you can finally generate your game, launch Ultimate-Switch-Hack-Script
- Proceed to the main menu where you see the entry "6: Other functions?"
- After entering that submenu, proceed to "16: Inject a Sega Saturn game"

The rest is straight forward, it will ask you for the keys files you generated, it will also ask you for a 256x256 jpeg cover (non-interlaced, has to be less than 128k).

After the nsp has been generated, you can go inside the Ultimate-Switch-Hack-Script folders and find the uncompressed content of Guardian Force, here you can swap some files around. If you go back a few threads, you will see a Texture.tex file that makes the lower-right menu icon disappear, there are also ini files being shared with good settings for various games.

Hope it helps!
Does this create an installable NSP or you still need to launch Guardian Force to play the injected game?
 

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How can i create or edit .tex file? When i open .tex file with my notepad++it shows text only messed up. So do i need to install some addon to notepad to get it work?
 

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Here's an ini for full speed NiGHTS into Dreams... (USA) (RE), it's a slight variation on clock speed from the House Of the Dead ini I posted earlier.
I found a bug in this ini file. Everytime i press the menu button the game freezes after couple of seconds when i scroll the options. I have not noticed that this would happen during gameplay.
 

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just a friendly reminder that if you share the New NSP injected in public, it will have your shared Console Keys, plus a Pirated game with it
 

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I just managed, here are the steps:
- Download Ultimate-Switch-Hack-Script from github
- Install Guardian Force - Saturn Tribute NSP on your switch (I failed using Cotton2, Guardian worked)
- After the title was installed, from your switch dump prod.keys and title.keys using Lockpick
- Insert your switch sd card on your PC, move prod.keys and title.keys from sdcard/switch/ to your PC
- Now you can finally generate your game, launch Ultimate-Switch-Hack-Script
- Proceed to the main menu where you see the entry "6: Other functions?"
- After entering that submenu, proceed to "16: Inject a Sega Saturn game"

The rest is straight forward, it will ask you for the keys files you generated, it will also ask you for a 256x256 jpeg cover (non-interlaced, has to be less than 128k).

After the nsp has been generated, you can go inside the Ultimate-Switch-Hack-Script folders and find the uncompressed content of Guardian Force, here you can swap some files around. If you go back a few threads, you will see a Texture.tex file that makes the lower-right menu icon disappear, there are also ini files being shared with good settings for various games.

Hope it helps!
Thank you for the instructions, I wasn’t too sure how to do the nsp thing. Also is the reason I seen a photo like around page 20 or something with an image with more than 4 saturn games installed because I thought we only were able to use 4 title ids just for like 4-6 games if your actually able to use the 3in1 collection for three separate games.
 
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