ToP sprite change Project help

Discussion in 'GBA - Game Development, ROM Hacks and Translations' started by delta123, Dec 21, 2006.

  1. delta123

    delta123 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 18, 2005
    Hyougo, Japan
    has anyone done any sprite changing in GBA roms and can direct me to a site that can help. i want to change the battle sprites in ToP to the ones that they use in tales of the world, but have no idea how to start.

    *i just realised that this is goona look hella funny with some sprites i can't change.... oh well i have time, i might have to look in to making some of the sprites as well.
  2. GBA_Temper


    Nov 15, 2006
    United States
    Atlanta,Ga. United States
    Well you can use Goomba.gba or Pocket.nes to change the SPRITE
  3. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United States
    ^Thread necromancy much?

    If you wish to effect a sprite change the best way to do it is to hack the rom (you can get emulators that have a sprite change feature but I do not suggest this route).

    Find yourself a tile viewer/editor, my suggestion is
    The scan the rom for your sprites (it will likely be multiple pictures for each "frame" (use GBA4bpp, 8bpp and bitmap.
    Should you have a compressed pictures you will have to trace the compression routine (most compression merely uses the bios routines) with VBA-SDL or VBA-h or some other debuggin build.