Smash 4 Easy CSS Editor

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  1. jam1garner
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    Hello, jam1garner here with another tool to make modding smash 4 easier.

    This is my CSS Editor. What can it do? It can...
    • Rearrange the CSS order
    • Quickly change the costume number of a character
    • Change the cosmetic ID of a character quickly with a easy to use list of names for changing the look of a character on the CSS
    • Enable/Disable Characters to take them off and put them on your CSS
    • Change the default rules
      • Game type
      • Stock Count
      • Time Limit and Stock Time Limit
      • Handicap/SD Penalty/Damage Ratio
      • Stage Select Type
      • Customs, Pause, Team Attack, Percent Display, Score Display (On/Off)
    • "Fixing" Missing Characters, This turns all the dummy slots into characters so you can quickly add things like giga bowser, giga mac, etc.
    • Modify special rules. (Added in version 1.1.0)
    • More coming soon!
    Usage:
    Put this in the same folder as ui_character_db.bin and global_parameter_menu.bin and run it with python 2.7 installed. Edit what you want then hit save.
    These can be found in:
    /data(xx_xx)/param/ui/
    /data(xx_xx)/param/global_parameters/
    Screenshots

    Hope you like it and give me some feedback/bug reports below!


    Known issues:
    • May cause issues with CSS selection pictures.
    • May cause issues with sound test.

    Special thanks to my testers:
    • SonicBrawler
    • Rando/randomneeess
    • Spark31
    • Y2K
    Super big thanks to Sammi Husky for all his documentation on how param files work!

    Warning: Using the "Fix Missing Characters" option will permanently alter your ui_character_db.bin copy. Side effects such as CPUs getting finals smashes as their character when picking random may happen, so please be careful. If you want to revert this your best option is to extract it with sm4shexplorer again and start over.

    Edit 5/28/2016: Version 1.0.1 has been uploaded, download link has been updated. Fixes mii selector looking like mario if you used Fix Missing Characters and now provides an error message if you are missing files in your folder.
    Edit 5/30/2016: Version 1.1.0 has been uploaded, download link has been updated. Moves "Fix Missing Characters" down to avoid accidental clicks and adds default special rule editing.
    Edit 6/17/2016: Version 1.2.0 has been uploaded, adds an option that probably fixes cosmId issues for random as well as series ID editing.
     
    Last edited by jam1garner, Aug 6, 2016


  2. Sonicbrawler

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    GG <3 love this.
     
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  3. KillzXGaming

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    Thanks fam. Super useful tool!
     
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    Would be even better if you could use the original files and render it out like it would be in-game but that would be asking too much
     
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    I was considering this but I feel like the effort it would take to convert over the textures and edit them to look proper and write an algorithm to arrange them would be a little bit too much for the usefulness such a feature would provide. There are a lot of variables to account for so I might do it later but it certainly isn't a priority. Glad you like it though!
     
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  6. darklordrs

    darklordrs GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    God bless you. I don't even have my copy of Smash 4 anymore (I won it for two weeks in a money match. Went 3-0 mac vs rosa lol, this game is dumb) nor a computer to hack it with, but god bless you anyway
     
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    jam1garner Advanced Member

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    You should buy smash again, this can remove rosalina and little mac from the CSS.
     
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  8. darklordrs

    darklordrs GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    To fix Smash 4 would require systematically removing all the characters with designs that simply force them to be shitty characters in the game's engine like Zelda and Ganondorf, rebuilding them, removing Rosalina and using her concentrated bullshit to buff Puff. I'm not smart enough for this :unsure:

    plus i am not money
     
  9. randomneeess

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    Oh hey, never made a GBATemp account. Huh.
    Just wanted to say that this tool is legit, messed around with it and it's really easy to use. Also Jam worked hard on this, the beta testers and I got like multiple builds in one day XD
     
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  10. Cocaine Biceps

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    You the G.O.A.T for this.
     
  11. Segtendo

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    You are on FIRE with these programs. Keep it up man.
     
  12. Dead_MK

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    dope
     
  13. Shining Greninja

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    How come nothing happens when I try and launch it?
     
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    jam1garner Advanced Member

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    Did you make sure you had both items in the folder as instructed before launching?
     
  15. Shining Greninja

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    Derp, forgot that. Does this work for the 3ds version too?
     
  16. Segtendo

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    Hmm... I rearranged my CSS successfully. However, the DLC characters refused to move and the Mii icon turned into Mario. WTF.
     
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    What are the needed files?
     
  18. Shining Greninja

    Shining Greninja GBAtemp Regular

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    In the shadows
    When I launch the program, all that is in the columns are mii's
     
  19. Segtendo

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    From the OP.
     
  20. Shining Greninja

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    In the shadows
    For me I have all I get is all mii's and nothing else, also, is this 3ds only?