Super Mario Galaxy 2 Test Levels

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  1. W hat
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    W hat Rhythm Heaven Fan

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    Those are the test levels that were left in the final game. I think it is possible to play them in the real game by renaming / replacing some files for other galaxies.

    I want to test this, but I don't know what windows CMD I can use with WIT to create an ISO from a FST dump.
     


  2. Dantarion

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    You could use codes that switch the levels in the FST.

    I will make a video of these levels if they load, possibly.
     
  3. Juanmatron

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    Rvlution?
     
  4. Wiimm

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    If you use --id=K the first char of the ID will be changed to 'K' (like Klone; 'K' seems to be a free letter). See http://wit.wiimm.de/info/composing.html for composing details.
     
  5. Dantarion

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    Smart man, that would work too.
    I am curious to see what these levels are.

    Since I use USBGecko I can just test them one by one without rebooting [​IMG]
     
  6. GolfDude

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    we need to find out what level arcs correspond to what first so we know what we are replacing
     
  7. shadoxXx

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    There's a rumor about a third playable character, could you have a look inside the image?
     
  8. cthg

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    Just run the game with sneek di. It uses the isos extracted anyways.
     
  9. W hat
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    Sneek is too hard to set up and I have no way to really use it.

    I tried file replacement on some galaxies and failed miserably (game freezes every time). I think I'll ask over at Wiird for some codes.
     
  10. W hat
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    I should have worded that better. What third character would Nintendo develop for SMG2? Peach? Wario? Any character like that would be put in the game.
     
  11. geoflcl

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    Aww man, I love debuggy stuff like this. I'm a bit of a fanatic, myself.

    I don't think there'd be any new characters. But, it's worth a look, I guess.
     
  12. Krestent

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    How about Rosalina?
     
  13. MarioWaza

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    I've seen rosalina already (in a dark form or something). You'll see her if you fail a level to much times [​IMG]
     
  14. W hat
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    She has models in the game for specific purposes. Finish the game before you ask about Rosalina.
     
  15. Treeki

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    I'm actually pretty sure some of these zones were used in the final game. I played through it with Dolphin, and I think I remember the game having loaded the Test stage files.

    I wonder how hard it'd be to add them into an existing galaxy, though...
     
  16. Ugothacked

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    Ive been doing some testing, they seem to freeze even when i replace all the required files, let me try a diff one, but the hard part is to know which galaxy is which [​IMG]
     
  17. Treeki

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    Galaxy name list, extracted from GalaxyWorldOrderList.bcsv in SystemDataTable.arc:
    http://treeki.shacknet.nu/GalaxyWorldOrderList.txt

    I haven't actually done any editing yet because I don't have a rarc packer or a yaz0 compressor, but I've figured out the format used for all the SMG-specific data files (.bcsv, .bcam, etc).

    You're probably running into freezing because the required files aren't being loaded - the "XyzGalaxyUseResource.arc" files specify which files and sounds to load for each galaxy.
     
  18. W hat
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    How do you extract .arc files?
     
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    EA does it all the time with the sims they leave shit in there and we find it and unlock it [​IMG]