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Old February 7th, 2012 (2:11 AM).
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    Hello everyone,

    After nearly two hours of searching, I finally found Emerald version used in this video:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzG3IRIE9vI

    The only problem is that this version is all... chinese...

    Can ANYONE translate it to english?

    NOTES:
    - do not know, which version of Emerald is patched
    - do not have any patch, just the ROM
    - do not know if it really is 493 hack, or just edited 386, but starters are Chimchar, Turtwig and Piplup
    - do not know if any new moves are imported

    If anyone can do anything about this, please let me know... I cannot speak or even read chinese, so play this game kinda sux...

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    Old February 7th, 2012 (4:30 AM).
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      Hello everyone,

      After nearly two hours of searching, I finally found Emerald version used in this video:
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzG3IRIE9vI

      The only problem is that this version is all... chinese...

      Can ANYONE translate it to english?

      NOTES:
      - do not know, which version of Emerald is patched
      - do not have any patch, just the ROM
      - do not know if it really is 493 hack, or just edited 386, but starters are Chimchar, Turtwig and Piplup
      - do not know if any new moves are imported

      If anyone can do anything about this, please let me know... I cannot speak or even read chinese, so play this game kinda sux...
      Well based on the video that is fake (Since there is a western meowth). Although it is possible. There are projects going on to have all 649 pokemon in Ruby and FireRed. Now emerald was a tricky situation so adding all 649 pokemon to it was dropped. So follow these projects and wait for the releases.
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      Old February 7th, 2012 (9:38 AM).
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        Here's the way things are now. There's a particular trainer, Battle Girl Lauren, who is known to cause problems. So I moved her to my debug location using Advance Map. She has a Hitmonlee with AI Value 200. She has an Antidote, a Burn Heal, a Full Heal, and a Full Restore. I poison the Hitmonlee and, consistently, she uses a Super Repel one turn, followed by a ?????? the next turn. Each will say "Foe HITMONLEE's SUPER REPEL/?????? cured POISON!" without actually doing so.

        So next, I remove all of her items and set Hitmonlee's AI Value to 0. I confirm that these changes take effect through HxD. I also change her name to confirm I'm loading the right ROM in VBA. So now, when Battle Girl Laurrrrrr battles me, she still uses a Super Repel and a ?????? when her Hitmonlee gets poisoned. Same behavior as before, even though her data changed.

        Now, I've figured out all the bytes in the trainer Pokemon data section (AI, level, dex number, item, and attacks), but I've got some holes in the trainer data:

        Code:
        0-1   - ???
        2-3   - Music and Sprite
        4-15  - Name
        16-23 - Items
        24-27 - ???
        28    - Type (07 is story battle, I think)
        29-31 - ???
        32    - Pokemon count
        33-35 - ???
        36-39 - The address of the Pokemon data
        I'm wondering if any of the blanks could be causing issues. So, two questions: First, can anyone fill in my blanks? Second, is there anything else that may account for the weird item behavior? It definitely seems to be tied to particular trainers, rather than some corruption of the battle code... though I obviously am not certain.
        I haven't posted in a while, but I just wanted to give an update for future reference and to ask a new, hopefully simpler, question.

        After a lot of tracing through code, I found that the game simply wasn't loading item data from the right spot. It loaded the trainer's name, Pokemon, sprite, everything else correctly, but the items were just wrong.

        In this ROM, the trainer table is in a different location, due to being expanded. And even though most things worked, I discovered there was one place where the pointer was still pointing to the old table location. So it was essentially loading garbage data, or other code, in place of the items and using those somehow. After changing that pointer to the right value, everything is fine again.

        The new question: why didn't that pointer get updated? I didn't expand the trainer data myself, but are there any caveats we should be aware of in the future?
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        Old February 7th, 2012 (11:21 AM).
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          not sure if it has been answered but i don't want to go through 820 pages

          i have a warp in firered that warps you into a pokemon centre, my problem is the warp makes the player land in the middle
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          Old February 7th, 2012 (11:55 AM).
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            Well based on the video that is fake (Since there is a western meowth). Although it is possible. There are projects going on to have all 649 pokemon in Ruby and FireRed. Now emerald was a tricky situation so adding all 649 pokemon to it was dropped. So follow these projects and wait for the releases.
            Yeah, I know, but I always like Emerald version, mostly because tons of double battles and moving sprites. This game IS real, I played it nearly all, but in chinese it is nearly impossible to make to the end without emulation and saving all freakin' time...
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            Old February 7th, 2012 (1:22 PM).
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              not sure if it has been answered but i don't want to go through 820 pages

              i have a warp in firered that warps you into a pokemon centre, my problem is the warp makes the player land in the middle
              So you need to make sure that you have it connected to another warp inside the pokemon center. If you got it that far it means you have the Map No. and Map Name correct but you have to have the same To Warp No. as the No. in the pokemon center. Example: Outside the warp is has a To Warp No. of 1 and the warp inside has a No. of 1. They match so when you come in it places you there.

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              Yeah, I know, but I always like Emerald version, mostly because tons of double battles and moving sprites. This game IS real, I played it nearly all, but in chinese it is nearly impossible to make to the end without emulation and saving all freakin' time...
              Well then there are still solutions. First, off like I said its hard to add all 493 Pokemon, much less all 649, to Emerald due to lack of free space. If you could find someone who knows how to do it and is willing to do it then look around and do so. Although you can achieve most things like double battles (which is already in the games by default) and moving sprites in FireRed and Ruby that you can achieve in Emerald. This thread talks about moving people and Pokemon sprites. It's still not very easy at all and there may not be free space still.
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              Old February 8th, 2012 (11:32 AM).
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                How can i find an exact trainer in advance trainer?
                For example: I am planning to make a harder version of fire red, but i do i find a specific trainer that i have already located in advancemap, but not in advancetrainer?

                Sorry for my terrible english btw..
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                Old February 8th, 2012 (12:34 PM).
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                How can i find an exact trainer in advance trainer?
                For example: I am planning to make a harder version of fire red, but i do i find a specific trainer that i have already located in advancemap, but not in advancetrainer?

                Sorry for my terrible english btw..
                Each trainer overworld in Advance Map has a script attached to them which determines what they say before and after battle, as well as which trainers you are actually battling. To find out which trainer has been assigned to the overworld, you're going to have to open their script in an editor such as XSE. Look for the scripting command 'trainerbattle' which should look something like this when decompiled (This is from the first girl you meet in Mt Moon):

                Code:
                trainerbattle 0x0 0x79 0x0 0x8172972 0x81729A4
                The second byte after the command (highlighted in red) is what determines which trainer you will be battling. Remove the '0x' and place it in the small number box underneath the main list of trainers - You will automatically move to that position. From there on, just edit them as you see fit :)
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                Old February 8th, 2012 (5:08 PM).
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                  I'm having issues with adding blocks to a tileset so I can add my own tiles to it. When I change the amount of blocks to tileset 2, the behavior byte and backround byte of all existing tiles that I wanted to use in tileset 1 are wiped out to 0 and even if I set them back to the way they were they either respond or don't. Any ideas of whats going on or if I'm handling this the wrong way? Thanks in advance.
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                  Old February 8th, 2012 (9:48 PM).
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                    I need help, how to change those sprite to 8bpp? When i try to put it in platinum rom, it say this will probably not work because it not 8bpp, and sprite broken when i write it to rom.
                    This is what i try to put into rom.
                    img256.imageshack.us/img256/6682/unledzts.png
                    img29.imageshack.us/img29/7416/unled2bz.png
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                    Old February 9th, 2012 (11:40 AM).
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                      I need help, how to change those sprite to 8bpp? When i try to put it in platinum rom, it say this will probably not work because it not 8bpp, and sprite broken when i write it to rom.
                      This is what i try to put into rom.
                      img256.imageshack.us/img256/6682/unledzts.png
                      img29.imageshack.us/img29/7416/unled2bz.png
                      8bpp essentially means the picture has 256 different colors. This means you have to index it with 256 colors, as opposed to 16. I'm not sure what you used to index the sprite initially, but in Irfanview, you'd go to "increase color depth", and select 256 colors.
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                      Old February 9th, 2012 (7:14 PM).
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                        8bpp essentially means the picture has 256 different colors. This means you have to index it with 256 colors, as opposed to 16. I'm not sure what you used to index the sprite initially, but in Irfanview, you'd go to "increase color depth", and select 256 colors.
                        I do exactly like you said, this time it doesn't say anything but sprite still broken
                        Here is what it look like
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                        Old February 9th, 2012 (7:19 PM).
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                          I do exactly like you said, this time it doesn't say anything but sprite still broken
                          After increasing the color depth to 256 make sure to save the image as BMP.
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                          Old February 9th, 2012 (9:06 PM).
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                            But sprites only use png only, is it able to read bmp?
                            P/S:I was try but it can't even recognize it
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                            Old February 10th, 2012 (4:12 AM).
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                              But sprites only use png only, is it able to read bmp?
                              P/S:I was try but it can't even recognize it
                              Hmmm..... may I ask what you are using to insert the sprites into Platinum?
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                              Old February 10th, 2012 (5:09 AM).
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                                i use PokeDSpicPlatinum and it only use png image
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                                Old February 10th, 2012 (9:02 AM).
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                                  Does anyone know how to change the starting position in ruby?
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                                  Old February 10th, 2012 (1:00 PM).
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                                    i use PokeDSpicPlatinum and it only use png image
                                    I'm not to sure after all this. I did a quick search and it seems most people have problems in the same way. It may be the tool itself and not your sprite.

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                                    Does anyone know how to change the starting position in ruby?
                                    I'm guessing you are referring to not having to start in the truck, correct? Well on this ROM Hacking tool website there is a tool known as "Advanced Intro Ed." You can use it to control which map you are placed in after the introduction.
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                                    Old February 10th, 2012 (1:56 PM).
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                                      When I load my hacked ROM and tries to save through Start Menu, it says that there already is a save file (though I haven't saved) with TIME 0:00, then it says "Save Error. Please the backup memory.".
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                                      Old February 11th, 2012 (2:18 AM).
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                                        OK so i have used the intro editor but the place where i start becomes slightly messed up
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                                        OK so i have used the intro editor but the place where i start becomes slightly messed up
                                        Could you be more specific about your problem?
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                                          My pokemon in my rom hack won't evolve?
                                          I don't now if it's a problem with hoenn only, but my taillow won't evolve in swellow and my corpfish won't evolve in crawdaunt.
                                          It says this:
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                                          (I used evolve editor pro, could that be the problem?)
                                          What can i do to fix it?
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                                          My pokemon in my rom hack won't evolve?
                                          I don't now if it's a problem with hoenn only, but my taillow won't evolve in swellow and my corpfish won't evolve in crawdaunt.
                                          It says this:
                                          Spoiler:


                                          (I used evolve editor pro, could that be the problem?)
                                          What can i do to fix it?
                                          That's a feature left over from the retail version of FR/LG. Pokemon from outside of the original 151 won't evolve unless you have the National Dex upgrade - This is to prevent you from getting Pokemon like Crobat or Blissey before you beat the game. To activate the National Dex you have to put the command 'special 0x16F' in the script where you get your Pokedex and all of your Pokemon will be able to evolve freely.
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                                          Old February 11th, 2012 (3:17 AM).
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                                            That's a feature left over from the retail version of FR/LG. Pokemon from outside of the original 151 won't evolve unless you have the National Dex upgrade - This is to prevent you from getting Pokemon like Crobat or Blissey before you beat the game. To activate the National Dex you have to put the command 'special 0x16F' in the script where you get your Pokedex and all of your Pokemon will be able to evolve freely.
                                            Where exactly should i paste that comment? Oak's script is huge and i can't find the part where he gives me the pokedex..

                                            Anyway thanks for the answer
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                                            Old February 11th, 2012 (4:00 AM).
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                                            Where exactly should i paste that comment? Oak's script is huge and i can't find the part where he gives me the pokedex..

                                            Anyway thanks for the answer :)
                                            You don't actually have to put it in the script as it can be activated at any time. In fact, it wouldn't be wise to paste it into Oak's script as you'll have to repoint the whole thing otherwise you'll be overwriting something (this is because you would be making the script longer by inserting an extra command). I would advise you to make one or two green script tiles that the player has to walk over that uses the special command before they are able to capture non-Kanto Pokemon. This way you won't have to alter Oak's script and you'll still be able to evolve your Pokemon.
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