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Old January 21st, 2010 (07:57 AM).
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Quote originally posted by H2O Turquoise:
HackMew I'm having problems with updating the A-Ptch (and FSF too). Whenever I try to download the new one, something goes wrong.
- In FSF, the downloading process takes forever
- In A-Ptch, the updating method is kind of successuful, but when I run it I have the old version again - I've checked it, I'm sure.

Help would be appreciated. Oh, and in A-Ptch in gave me a MS-DOS file before o.O
I've already fixed the A-Ptch problem. I simply forgot to update the program's version. So it was pretending to be outdated, basically.
Anyway, delete both FSF and A-Ptch, and download them again from the first post.
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Old January 21st, 2010 (03:06 PM).
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First of all, I'd just like to thank you for all of your tools. They've been really helpful for my hack. And I'll be using A-Patch instead of LIPs when if I ever release a Beta for my hack.

Second, though, I'd like to ask you a question. I remember a while back reading in the tutorials section about a program by the name of "A-Cry". The post is months old now, so I'm not sure if you were still planning on releasing it; or making it, or if you ever started, or finished it? (Though I doubt the latter, or you would have released it most likely.)

I'm having some problems with Pokecry, so I was just wondering.
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Old January 21st, 2010 (10:21 PM).
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Old January 22nd, 2010 (12:19 AM).
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Thanks for your tools! they're a big help in my hack!!:D:D
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Old January 23rd, 2010 (07:07 AM).
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Well, everyone's saying it, I'll say it too, thanks for your tools, they're amazing and have really redefined hacking.
That said, what are the advantages of using A-patch as opposed to LIPS?
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Old January 23rd, 2010 (10:51 AM).
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Quote originally posted by trebornosliw:
Well, everyone's saying it, I'll say it too, thanks for your tools, they're amazing and have really redefined hacking.
That said, what are the advantages of using A-patch as opposed to LIPS?
Supports expanded ROMs, Patches have the potential to be smaller, There is a check when patching to make sure the ROM is "clean", and it has reverse patching. (Off the top of my head LOL)
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Old January 23rd, 2010 (12:58 PM).
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I'm reporting a serious problem...
I downloaded XSE now and 2 days before but it isn't working.
When I try to open it I get this...

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Old January 23rd, 2010 (01:32 PM).
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a friend of me has that when he opens unlz gba it closes automatically
what is the fix for this
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Old January 24th, 2010 (02:16 AM).
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Quote originally posted by trebornosliw:
Well, everyone's saying it, I'll say it too, thanks for your tools, they're amazing and have really redefined hacking.
That said, what are the advantages of using A-patch as opposed to LIPS?
Gamer2020 explained a bit, but I'm going to elaborate more.
First of all, unlike LIPS, A-Ptch fully supports expanded ROMs. Second, depending on the changes, the APS patches will take less once compressed compared to IPS ones. There's really no reason not to zip them, after all. Third, you can't apply an APS patch to the wrong file, basically. Fourth, due to the way the APS patches work, once you apply a patch, applying it again would unapply all the changes.


Quote originally posted by Ash493:
I'm reporting a serious problem...
I downloaded XSE now and 2 days before but it isn't working.
When I try to open it I get this...

Does it happen all the times you try to open it?


Quote originally posted by helloNL:
a friend of me has that when he opens unlz gba it closes automatically
what is the fix for this
I have no idea... it never happened to me. And even if I knew what was causing that, I have no source code so I highly doubt I could do anything about it.
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Old January 24th, 2010 (03:04 AM).
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i got a new problem xD
i expanded my rom but i cant use the expanded space
when i try to put 1800000 as offset into a-map it takes 800000
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Old January 24th, 2010 (07:15 AM).
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Quote originally posted by helloNL:
i got a new problem xD
i expanded my rom but i cant use the expanded space
when i try to put 1800000 as offset into a-map it takes 800000
That's not my business. It's AM which cannot use 7-digit offsets. You'll have to manually hex edit the ROM.
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Old January 24th, 2010 (08:29 AM).
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Old January 24th, 2010 (11:09 AM).
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Nice! Thanks for the explanation, I'll be using A-patch for my future hack releases, then. Keep up the good work!
Erm, for a tool recommendation, is there any way you could make a scripting language, much like XSE, that would compile to ASM format? Not with everything of course, but to simplify some of the basics, and make ASM a little more accessible. I don't know much about compilers, so I'm not sure if that would be feasible or not.
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Old January 24th, 2010 (03:13 PM).
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Quote originally posted by TheRichar:
wow congratulations HackMew these tools are great
Thank you :)


Quote originally posted by trebornosliw:
Nice! Thanks for the explanation, I'll be using A-patch for my future hack releases, then. Keep up the good work!
Erm, for a tool recommendation, is there any way you could make a scripting language, much like XSE, that would compile to ASM format? Not with everything of course, but to simplify some of the basics, and make ASM a little more accessible. I don't know much about compilers, so I'm not sure if that would be feasible or not.
You're welcome. As for your suggestion, I've already thought about way before you posted, and I will make something for the next XSE version, that's for sure. What I'm not sure about is when it will be released as there's a lot to do, so just be patient. Good tools take time, you know ;)
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Old January 24th, 2010 (04:37 PM).
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Xse was already a GREAT! tool it's my favourite script editor :D
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Old January 25th, 2010 (08:16 AM).
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Quote originally posted by HackMew:
Does it happen all the times you try to open it?
Yes unfortunately...
And I don't have older version so I cannot script...
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Old January 25th, 2010 (08:40 PM).
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Old January 26th, 2010 (11:35 AM). Edited January 26th, 2010 by HackMew.
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Quote originally posted by Ash493:
Yes unfortunately...
And I don't have older version so I cannot script...
If you got any IM accounts such as MSN/AIM/YIM/ICQ, this is the right time to send me a PM with details.

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Little update: Shinyzer is going to get a few more languages, same for A-Ptch which will get a couple of features added too. Don't ask, I'll say it when it's released :D

EDIT: What I said above is also one of the reasons why I decided to delay the A-Ptch tutorial.
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Old January 26th, 2010 (11:51 AM).
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i still can't get over how wonderful these tools are hackmew

i remember the days of the old Xse.. those were good times..
Xse keeps upgrading :O it's so awesome!!
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Old January 26th, 2010 (11:57 AM).
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Quote originally posted by tainui:
i still can't get over how wonderful these tools are hackmew ;)

i remember the days of the old Xse.. those were good times..
Xse keeps upgrading :O it's so awesome!!
Why, thank you :)
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Old January 26th, 2010 (06:58 PM).
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I cant thank you enough, me and some firends are starting to make a series and these tools are making it much easier, thank you so much!!!
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Old January 27th, 2010 (03:07 AM).
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How can I get A-Patch to work? When I patch a APS File, it saids that the APS
file is not valid. What is going on?
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Old January 27th, 2010 (03:24 AM).
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How can I get A-Patch to work? When I patch a APS File, it saids that the APS
file is not valid. What is going on?
Why would you patch an APS file? It's possible; but =/
You have to patch a ROM with an APS file.
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Old January 27th, 2010 (11:47 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Iacobus:
Why would you patch an APS file? It's possible; but =/
You have to patch a ROM with an APS file.
Oh, that's how you do it? But how do I do that?
I mean, the APS File is a unknown file type, double clicking it does nothing
but shows a list of programs.
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Old January 28th, 2010 (12:25 AM).
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Oh, that's how you do it? But how do I do that?
I mean, the APS File is a unknown file type, double clicking it does nothing
but shows a list of programs.
Double clicking doesn't work since the file association is done I think. You must select your ROM that you want to patch and the APS file that you'll use and specify the output file as well.
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