where can i download NDS rom hacking tool?

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by altimitt, Feb 5, 2009.

Feb 5, 2009
  1. altimitt
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    Newcomer altimitt Newbie

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    i was wondering if you guys had a custom program that can hack a NDS rom, mainly translate its text to english. can you guys give me a list? thanks!
     
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    If such a tool existed, you'd know about it.
     
  3. Narin

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    There is no such tool, sorry. While the way a NDS ROM is packed is the same with every ROM, the way the files are packed inside are not. Each game is different and in many cases, each game requires its own tools to extract the data from it. Thats why to translate a game, more often than not you need a programming background to make tools to extract and unpack language files.
     
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    Newcomer quikshadow Advanced Member

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    Narin truely is a cheat master...lol. Anyways he's right. There's no way. I was translating pokemon diamond to portuguese but somehow i screwwed the script/
     
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    Well a general program is not possible but for each specific game it can be done. That is what loadingNOW did for pokemon. If you made a mistake, you can ask for help (at the thread you made on translating diamond).
     
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    There are a few tools, like CrystalTile, that can handle common files in NDS roms. Other than that, people make their own tools. That or you're lucky enough to let someone else make the tools for you [​IMG]
     

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