UBER DEX

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by PokeTrader, Jul 14, 2010.

Jul 14, 2010

UBER DEX by PokeTrader at 2:37 AM (6,712 Views / 0 Likes) 74 replies

  1. PokeTrader
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    I Have an Idear.
    What If You Design a .NDS application that reades pokemon Infomation from a file simliar to an XML.
    this file would include all infomation on the pokemon form all games . NAME N.O.(all Games) type IV/EV effects moves (these could be a y or n on the lise e.g "MOVE 001=y" the program would then access the file with move list in it "Move 001 = fire blast" program would then display fire blast as a move for pokemon.) I Would be happy to help in the creation of a pokemon infomation file .PIF file format. e-mail if intersted in project PokemonTrader07@gmail.com

    some Pros
    the creator of the program dousnt have to do all the data collection work.
    people who want to help but arnt programers can by using an .exe (this would need to be created ) to make .PIF files.

    NOTE:
    I Am Not a programer but will help with data collection and PIF format If You want.

    To sum up
    when created this program would be updateble (by downloading new pokemon E.G. Black and White )
    would run as an .nds on a flash cart
    access pokemon infomation from files in a POKEMON folder in the ROOT Of the flash cart.

    Im looking for programers intersted in helping me

    Rember IM NOT A PROGRAMER
     


  2. Xoo00o0o0o

    Member Xoo00o0o0o Xoo00o0o0o is in the house

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    You already posted this in a thread that you reserected. It's probably not gonna happen. We already have pretty good pokedex homebrews. Don't complain because it not like what you want.

    EDIT: 404th post
     
  3. jurassicplayer

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    Benjifs might be interested (he made a pokedex some time ago...but I think he is off somewhere or something).
     
  4. PokeTrader
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    this would be the definitive POKEMON ENCLOPEDIAD
    i will make up some mock ups and exaples and post link soon
     
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    You could always do it yourself...or at least learn to spell...

    Why do you need this so badly anyway? You can't look at it while you play unless you have 2 DSs...and you're essentially asking for a port of the entirety of bulbapedia, which is HUGE...you may as well just go onto a computer really quickly - the DS is portable, you know.
     
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    That reminds me of that one pokedex app for the iPhone that got taken out because it was using Bulbapedia for the info and stuff without permission.
     
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    Banned monkat I'd like to see you TRY to ban me. (Should I try?.

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    Well, no, you're glossing over a little bit.

    I think it was taken down because it was using their information and servers, and the app cost money. So the dev was profiting off of a community effort, and causing bulbapedia to pay even more in server costs.
     
  10. PokeTrader
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    Firstly i have a ds and a dsi eith a R4 fore the ds so yes i could reed this UBERDEX On one and play on the other.
    secondly i have been looking for dex for years and havent found a good one.( i have all pokeon gamews for DS) and some for GB GBC GBA
    thirdly i apoligise for my spelling.
     
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    Beautiful...so much so that you inspired me to work on porting a database of information that's hundreds of gigabytes large to a handheld console that won't let you use it when necessary, and is only even remotely useful for a very small minority (you).
     
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    Im NOT A PROGRAMER
    so i cant say what this would take up or how slow it would loade or anything els TENICAL LIKE THAT.

    jurassic player i like youre mock up little bit (Pink for me)lol
    one question how did you post that pic in youre posts

    for the rest of you
    I will try to make a better mock up(WITH Way more detailes and try to make estimit on size.)
    check bck hear about 6ish Pm tommoro.
     
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    No offense intended, but what are you?

    I don't think you have any clue what you're asking for.

    We see dozens of far less grandiose concepts began and abandoned
    due to difficulties in programming (among other problems).

    I guess you can tell from the tone of the comments you've gotten
    that a lot of people don't think that you're going to get very far with this,


    If any of the people reading this thread are programmers who would like to be a part of this project, please PM PokeTrader about it.


    EDIT:
    Okay, after a talk with PokeTrader, I'll leave the thread open for a while.
     
  15. PokeTrader
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    Thank You For re opning this post.
    hear is a basic list of my cerdentials (there will be no personal info in them eg adress ect)
    Wone Award in IT 2008 For a web sit i designed.
    helped fix printers and network isuses when network administrator was not there.
    taught basic computer skills to year one and 2 students (THAT was very dificalt)
    have hights grades in science and math (NOT ENGLISH)
    i have a fully functining computer net work at home consisting of one PC and 3 laptops commected with wifi and ethernet cabbles allowing printing form any ware on the property aswell as file sharing on my private FTP server. as for art im better with my hands than with a computer mouse . i have hade one of my sulptures displayes in a galory as part of a school based project. i may post pics of it if people want.

    and that is the most i will say (i keep whats private private)

    I will make a Mutch better Mock up ready by about 6 pm tomorro till then i will keep of this bord and get on with the mock up.

    NOTE:
    im looking for programes to creat this for me (im not good at porgraming HELLO WORLD but i have been trying)
    Please e-mail me if you are intersted in this project.

    THANK YOU
    Poke Trader
     
  16. jurassicplayer

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    Well considering your project idea...you probably don't want to put every pokemon as a separate... .pif file... because that is very wasteful in both space and time. Generally a large number of files really slows down the transfer speed which is very unhelpful to the user (slows down everything) and I haven't checked, but if each .pif file takes up a larger amount of disk space than it actually is (I don't really think this will happen, but once again I didn't check) then having that ton of files will start to pile up a fair bit of space.

    Truth be told, the idea isn't super bad but it would have been a better idea to have it all in one file (maybe just a big xml file). Then again, of course I wouldn't think the idea was bad because I already suggested it before o.0
    http://gbatemp.net/t222248-pokedexterds?vi...t&p=2784740

    As for the coloration of my mockup, there was an original image (a screenshot of Benjif's PokeDexterDS) and I just shifted around some stuff to fit the things I could think of. There are some things that are obviously not there, but that was because I was also thinking of utilizing a title screen to shift between different modes (berrydex, etc.).

    Possibly when you have a finished mockup, I may think differently, but from your current mockup, the layout would be extremely cluttered and not completely user-friendly. Generally it would be nice to have alternative buttons to L&R or at least touch screen buttons for them (since neither of my shoulder buttons work).

    For inline images...there is a great button that shows an image icon in the window where you type your post...I always thought it was fairly explanatory...
     
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    For GeneriDex, I ended up switching to a .txt file for each pokemon. It works fairly well as I use another program to generate them all for me. Might look into INI files as that's what your PFI file reminds me of. [​IMG]

    Example of what I'm using:
    Code:
    //1.txt Something similar to what I'm currently using.
    1
    Bulbasaur
    Seed
    Grass
    Poison
    2'04"
    15.2lbs
    Green
    87.5%
    
    etc...
    As for xml:

    I'm around if you need anything aside from actually programming it. More pokemon homebrew the merrier. [​IMG]
     
  18. PokeTrader
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    just a note i know that large amounts of files being accesed will slow down file access times. as far as i can tell this is caused by a bottle neck in the Micro SD transfuring too the R4 or M3. It might be better to have one file. but i will keep to indivdule files for now. because it would allow others to contrubute lowering the work load in research.as for the .ini file extention it might work . also i have worked on the GUI(Graphic User Interface) to try to make it as easy and versitile as posible.
    i will be intersted to hear youre comments tomorro when i finish this mock up. and as for help i will be happy to ecept help with pokemon infomation collection and Ordering in the future.Im copying some aspects form jurasicPlayers mock up.so i apoligise in advance and will remove them of credit you if you want.I have the idear to make an exe for pc that creats Pokemon infomation files. and want help programing that when i have come up with a certin fowmat for pokemon infomation files.
    Note; i could collect .pif files and then combine them into a .DAT to make it one file.
    AND im in AUST +8:00 so my 6pm might be diffrent form youre 6pm they should be ready in about 16Hours form now.


    Thanks for the comments
    Poke Trader
     
  19. PokeTrader
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    I have Made Mock up with time to spare
    Look at this and tell me what you think..
    [​IMG]
    this should give a good idear of what it will be like
    more info hear on rapid share.
    http://rapidshare.com/files/407047604/Uber_Dex.rar
    There is only 10 downloades (I will Get a rapid account if i need more.)

    Poke Trader
     
  20. PokeTrader
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    please tel me if im wasting my time. and i will let this post go DEAD.
     

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