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Old July 20th, 2009, 10:44 PM
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I'm going to show you how to tile insert using a method that I've adopted by using some of paint's less known features.

What You'll Need

  • Advanced Map (A-Map)
  • Paint
  • A positive attitude

Instructions

  1. Open A-Map
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  2. Open the map with the tileset you want to destr-- err... I mean change
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  3. Click on the puzzle piece
  4. Go to the palette that most resembles your tile's colour or to the palette with the colours you want to change it to
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  5. Now go Picture>Save Tileset 2 (or 1 if you're editing the default tileset)
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  6. Open your tileset and tile with paint
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  7. Paste your tile into the tileset
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  8. Click on the eyedropper
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  9. Left click on your tile's colour
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  10. Click on the eyedropper again
  11. Right click on the colour that resembles the tile most or the colour you want to change it to
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  12. Click on the eraser
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  13. Hold control and press + - to resize your eraser to the size of the tile (or the size you want but resizing the eraser to the size of the tile is faster)
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  14. Hold the right button and drag the eraser across the tile (or just right click if it's bigger than the tile)
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  15. Repeat steps 8-14 until you recoloured your whole tile
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  16. Open A-Map again and click load tileset 2 (again 1 if you're editing the default tileset)
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  17. Check in A-Map if the tile looks like the tile in paint
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  18. Voila, you have just inserted your first tile!

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I hope this tutorial helps anybody who doesn't know how to tile insert or if it helps out the seasoned tile inserter that wants an alternative way to tile insert. If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to post below.

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Old July 21st, 2009, 07:01 AM
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WOHOOOOOOH!!! That eraser thing is just awesome! I knew of its existence, but never knwe you could use it like that! Thanks for showing me this awesome ultra fast recoloring method.
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Old July 21st, 2009, 09:33 AM
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WOHOOOOOOH!!! That eraser thing is just awesome! I knew of its existence, but never knwe you could use it like that! Thanks for showing me this awesome ultra fast recoloring method.
you're welcome and I hope it helps you with your hack.
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Old July 21st, 2009, 10:43 AM
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you could also do this with the i-view indexer and palette editor...
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Old July 21st, 2009, 10:57 AM
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Wow, this is probably the easiest tile inserting tutorial I've ever seen.

Once I get a laptop and re-add everything, I'll be sure to try this.
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Old July 21st, 2009, 11:13 AM
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you could also do this with the i-view indexer and palette editor...
yeah but i don't know those tools

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Wow, this is probably the easiest tile inserting tutorial I've ever seen.

Once I get a laptop and re-add everything, I'll be sure to try this.
Thanks~
thats good to hear
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Old July 21st, 2009, 11:55 AM
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yeah but i don't know those tools



thats good to hear
I ment that irfanview(i-view) could index and pallete edit. sorry for being unclear.
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Old July 21st, 2009, 12:03 PM
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I ment that irfanview(i-view) could index and pallete edit. sorry for being unclear.
Thats OK. I think I tried doing that, but my palettes were weird so I fooled around in paint and found out this method XD
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Old July 21st, 2009, 12:07 PM
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Statement: This helps so many who have tile Inserting problems. I was considering making a tut like this, but I am glad you beat me to it, as you have explained it well. I didn't know the eraser thing, but I prefer doing it the slow way, so I know I have done it and not forget.
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Old July 21st, 2009, 03:06 PM
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also If you have a program that can change it from RBG color to indexed color, just change the image to insedxed color and drop you picture in. The program will automatically adjust the colors to the closest one in the pallette.
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Old July 21st, 2009, 07:48 PM
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every time i try it the titles dont apear
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I DONT GET THE TUTORIALS D= Who can help me with hacking a game please =)
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Old July 22nd, 2009, 06:10 AM
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every time i try it the titles dont apear
what happens? do they turn a green color? If so, thats because it is not in the right pallette
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Old July 22nd, 2009, 12:22 PM
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what happens? do they turn a green color? If so, thats because it is not in the right pallette
yea they alwais apear green
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Old July 22nd, 2009, 12:26 PM
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yea they alwais apear green
Query: Did you recolour them to fit the other tiles' colour? you need to recolour the new tiles with the colour of the tileset, did you do that? If so, something has gone wrong...
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Old July 28th, 2009, 01:02 PM
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I have a question I am helping a friend and He needs a house into the rom he is makeing and I have no idea how to put the house to the rom it is not in the tileset And he keeps on telling me to read this and it does not help and if it helps i have 3 types of the house a Gif, Png, and a Jpeg But I really need to put this in the rom is there anyway to do this???

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Old July 29th, 2009, 06:49 AM
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Old July 30th, 2009, 05:40 PM
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I have a question I am helping a friend and He needs a house into the rom he is makeing and I have no idea how to put the house to the rom it is not in the tileset And he keeps on telling me to read this and it does not help and if it helps i have 3 types of the house a Gif, Png, and a Jpeg But I really need to put this in the rom is there anyway to do this???

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Well, go with the png version because it has the best quality out of the 3. Why doesn't this help you out? I've tried to explain this tut as easily as possible.
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Old July 30th, 2009, 06:56 PM
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Well what I am trying to say is that Onyx79 asked me to insert a house that is not in the rom or in any of the tile set's and what I am trying to say is how do I put something in the rom that is not in it because I ether need it into a .pal file and or a .Bid File and what file can I use to load it into the rom Because I really need this house inserted into the rom!!!

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Old July 30th, 2009, 08:42 PM
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Well what I am trying to say is that Onyx79 asked me to insert a house that is not in the rom or in any of the tile set's and what I am trying to say is how do I put something in the rom that is not in it because I ether need it into a .pal file and or a .Bid File and what file can I use to load it into the rom Because I really need this house inserted into the rom!!!

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Oh.... OK. You simply open advanced map, look for a tileset with enough space, and copy the tile (in this case, the house) into your tileset. It's all explained in the tut for you, if you read it.
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thanks alot, this is a simple and easy tutorial to follow, thanks
i CAN get my tiles to appear in the certain palette viewer(image 17 in your tutorial,it is where your tile is), but they do not appear in the actual place where you map them, or in the place where you view what tiles you have (in the block editor).
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Old October 3rd, 2009, 09:14 PM
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Nice tutorial, very easy to follow, this will help me greatly :)

EDIT: Didn't work, followed every step but it just didn't even show up. I'm trying to insert one of Alisters tiles, a house.
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Old October 15th, 2009, 05:59 AM
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Umm. . .
Once you have loaded the new tile set and saved it,
you don't have to manually put the new tiles into
the current tile set?

The changes will be instant?
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Wow. Easy. Really easy, Aljam. What a great tutorial!
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Wow, this is probably the easiest tile inserting tutorial I've ever seen.

Once I get a laptop and re-add everything, I'll be sure to try this.
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THIS IS EXACTLY HOW I EXPLAINED IT TO YOU.Nice tutorial man. Easy for newer hackers.
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Thanks Man This will help big time on my hack
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