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Old June 26th, 2012 (12:26 PM).
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    Thank you Redriders180! Anyway, while I was looking in the tutorial zone, I've founded this tutorial: /showthread.php?t=156018
    It seems that he adds a new tileset with its own palette, right? Could this be a way to do it or it's impossible? Thank you again!
    He probably replaces an existing palette with his own. Palettes 7-12 vary with the Tileset 2 in FRLG, and Palettes 6-12 in RSE, so if you want to start a completely new Tileset 2 from scratch, you can edit those palettes. If you're clever enough, six (or seven) palettes should be plenty.
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    Old June 26th, 2012 (12:52 PM).
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      I'm pretty sure there's a tool out there, but I can't find it anymore.

      Is there a tool that takes a given image and compresses it so the tiles only appear once, as in they delete all the repeated tiles and bunch the image together to save as much space as possible? Please tell me I'm not hallucinating...
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      Old June 26th, 2012 (5:23 PM).
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        I'm pretty sure there's a tool out there, but I can't find it anymore.

        Is there a tool that takes a given image and compresses it so the tiles only appear once, as in they delete all the repeated tiles and bunch the image together to save as much space as possible? Please tell me I'm not hallucinating...
        I believe the program you refer to is called Sphere. It's mainly used for making RPGs, but it has an option to import an image, compress it, and make a tilemap of it, if necessary.
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        Old June 26th, 2012 (8:48 PM).
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          Hello folks.

          I feel like starting a ROM Hack, major project. However, I have never done a ROM Hack before. All of the knowledge I have from creating games are from RPG Maker (Did pretty much everything, except Scripting).

          So I went and looked around to get informations and grab programs (thought all the ones I wanted were included in PGE). However, I still have some things I want to know:

          -I wish to create Fakemons, with my own spriting skills. PGE has all kind of stuff for editting a Pokemon except one thing: Sprites. What program for Sprite editing would you you suggest for a beginner?

          -I've seen Physical/Special split is possible to edit in the Attack Editor of PGE. However, I've also heard it requires an ASM to make it work. I have no idea what that is, mind helping me find/install that ASM?

          -I'd like to create moves with particular effects. I know I can only use existing effects. However, can I make an effect that normally does no damage actually do damage in addition to the effect? (such as Protect and Transform).

          -I wish to create a whole new continent. However, I have no idea how I should start it out, if I should delete maps to make space or not. What do you suggest me?

          -Anything a beginner should know before throwing himself into a big project?


          Thank in advance for the answers.
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          Old June 26th, 2012 (9:10 PM).
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            I believe the program you refer to is called Sphere. It's mainly used for making RPGs, but it has an option to import an image, compress it, and make a tilemap of it, if necessary.
            Thanks for the name but after extensive searching, I couldn't find it anywhere. Could you link me to it, or show me in the right direction?
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            Old June 27th, 2012 (8:31 AM).
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              The "Champion" Trainer Class in FRLG is hardwired to substitute whatever the rivals name is as the name of the trainer. The easiest thing to do is make a duplicate Trainer Class called "Champion" and use it instead, or use a trainer class besides Champion.

              Now I know it, thanks. But I need the Champion VS screen, how to do it?

              Second problem, I use A-Trainer, when I edit the "Elite Four" Trainer Class to "Rival", then I test at VBA battle with the "Rival", the VS screen doesn't
              appear, how to make to VS screen appear in game?
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              Old June 27th, 2012 (8:59 AM).
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                Now I know it, thanks. But I need the Champion VS screen, how to do it?

                Second problem, I use A-Trainer, when I edit the "Elite Four" Trainer Class to "Rival", then I test at VBA battle with the "Rival", the VS screen doesn't
                appear, how to make to VS screen appear in game?
                I don't know about the Champion Vs. screen, but the elite four vs screens are controlled under the "header" tab. Changing the "Fight Type" to one of the four Elite Four settings will make the battle have a Vs Screen, I believe. But I think it only works in certain circumstances, i.e the battler you're currently battling with is an Elite Four member, with an Elite Four sprite, and possibly only one of the original "Elite Four" trainer numbers. I have some ASM in my game, however, that lets you call the Vs Screen animation at will in any trainer battle, although I don't have the ASM on hand, and I can't find the tutorial either...I think it was either erased, or put somewhere else, or I just missed it in my pass through of the tutorial section.
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                Old June 27th, 2012 (9:03 AM).
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                  How do you search by offset in XSE? I'm trying to find the Oak intro speech to see if it's possible to change the female Nidoran to something else, using Advance Text I found the offset for the start of the script at 1C5C78. I took that, put it into the offset box in XSE and hit decompile. What shows up is text that says "update coins" and some hex numbers.
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                  Old June 27th, 2012 (9:21 AM).
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                    How do you search by offset in XSE? I'm trying to find the Oak intro speech to see if it's possible to change the female Nidoran to something else, using Advance Text I found the offset for the start of the script at 1C5C78. I took that, put it into the offset box in XSE and hit decompile. What shows up is text that says "update coins" and some hex numbers.
                    It shows up like that because, when you put in the offset and hit decompile, it assumes it's a script, and uses the hex values for scripting instead of letters. For instance, if you made a script, put in "msgbox 0x1C5C78 MSG_FACE", and compiled and then decompiled that same script, it'd show up as it should, because XSE would assume it was letters. That being said, I don't think XSE can search for hex values, just decompile scripts. Try using a hex editor to search for the hex values "78 5C 1C 08" and you'll find the part of the overall script that calls the message at 0x1C5C78.
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                    Old June 27th, 2012 (10:03 AM).
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                      Did that got the offset there got this in XSE:
                      #org 0x12F8F0
                      braille 0x18081C5C
                      comparebanktofarbyte 0x2 0x3B10802
                      end

                      The weird thing is that in XSE's own hex viewer if I go to the offset from my previous post it shows the proper text in the side bar of it.
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                      Old June 27th, 2012 (11:38 AM).
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                        Did that got the offset there got this in XSE:
                        #org 0x12F8F0
                        braille 0x18081C5C
                        comparebanktofarbyte 0x2 0x3B10802
                        end

                        The weird thing is that in XSE's own hex viewer if I go to the offset from my previous post it shows the proper text in the side bar of it.
                        In the hex viewer, it shows the letter equivalent of every byte, so it'll show messages that exist in the ROM. But like I said in an earlier post, if you just put in the offset of the text, XSE will assume it's script commands, so you'll get weird script commands instead of the text. The best way to edit it, like I said in my earlier post, is to create a script that uses "msgbox 0x1C5C78 MSG_FACE", compile that script, decompile it, and it'll give you the proper characters, like so:

                        Spoiler:


                        You can then edit it as you see fit, although you can't make the text longer this way. You need to repoint things if you want to make it longer, and that requires a hex editor
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                        Old June 27th, 2012 (12:15 PM). Edited June 27th, 2012 by Robert Conley.
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                          Oh ok, thank you. I didn't quite get what you were saying in your other post and this one really helps! Well there doesn't seem to be a way to change the Nidoran through text, anyone know if there is a way to do this at all? After all that I realized there was a tool for what I was trying to do. At least I learned something new about XSE though.
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                          Old June 27th, 2012 (2:18 PM).
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                            Hello folks.

                            I feel like starting a ROM Hack, major project. However, I have never done a ROM Hack before. All of the knowledge I have from creating games are from RPG Maker (Did pretty much everything, except Scripting).

                            So I went and looked around to get informations and grab programs (thought all the ones I wanted were included in PGE). However, I still have some things I want to know:

                            -I wish to create Fakemons, with my own spriting skills. PGE has all kind of stuff for editting a Pokemon except one thing: Sprites. What program for Sprite editing would you you suggest for a beginner?
                            Wichu's Advanced Series:
                            I can't post links yet, but it's in the Toolbox.

                            Great tools, super easy to use!

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                            -I've seen Physical/Special split is possible to edit in the Attack Editor of PGE. However, I've also heard it requires an ASM to make it work. I have no idea what that is, mind helping me find/install that ASM?
                            Unfortunately, this is the only complete version I can find. You need to create an account to view the post:

                            s7.zetaboards.com/Nuzlocke_Forum/topic/8679031/1/#new

                            It's just an IPS file that you can apply to your ROM, the same way you would apply any hack. If you've already begun work on your hack, I don't think applying the patch will mess anything up, but obviously create a backup just in case.

                            And to change whether an attack is physical or special, the option in PGE's attack editor should now work.

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                            -I'd like to create moves with particular effects. I know I can only use existing effects. However, can I make an effect that normally does no damage actually do damage in addition to the effect? (such as Protect and Transform).
                            I'm pretty sure that you can just select the effect from the drop-down menu in PGE's attack editor, and then give your attack a base power.

                            Although with Transform specifically I don't know how this would work. Would the damage be calculated before or after the transform effect?



                            Bear in mind that I don't have much more experience than you, so make backups in case my advice ruins your ROM. :)

                            And I'm not experienced enough to answer your other questions.
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                            Old June 27th, 2012 (3:11 PM).
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                              Hello folks.

                              I feel like starting a ROM Hack, major project. However, I have never done a ROM Hack before. All of the knowledge I have from creating games are from RPG Maker (Did pretty much everything, except Scripting).

                              So I went and looked around to get informations and grab programs (thought all the ones I wanted were included in PGE). However, I still have some things I want to know:

                              -I wish to create Fakemons, with my own spriting skills. PGE has all kind of stuff for editting a Pokemon except one thing: Sprites. What program for Sprite editing would you you suggest for a beginner?

                              -I've seen Physical/Special split is possible to edit in the Attack Editor of PGE. However, I've also heard it requires an ASM to make it work. I have no idea what that is, mind helping me find/install that ASM?

                              -I'd like to create moves with particular effects. I know I can only use existing effects. However, can I make an effect that normally does no damage actually do damage in addition to the effect? (such as Protect and Transform).

                              -I wish to create a whole new continent. However, I have no idea how I should start it out, if I should delete maps to make space or not. What do you suggest me?

                              -Anything a beginner should know before throwing himself into a big project?


                              Thank in advance for the answers.
                              I don't mean to undermine the post above mine, but I didn't notice this post when it was first made, and I just want to clarify a few things.

                              Like the person above me, the easiest program to use for sprites is Wichu's Sprite Editor. It's probably on the first page of the "Tools" page here on Pokecommunity.

                              There's a link to a completed project here which provides IPS patches for the Physical/Special Split itself, as well as a second patch which has everything already done. It should be safe to patch onto existing hacks, as long as you didn't move the move data anywhere.

                              Some effects, like the ones you listed, won't work if you simply put in a base power. Moves that do something like Protect or Transform have effects that generally solely work on the person who is doing the attacking. You can make your own effects by extending the effect table and doing some ASM, but it's a little cumbersome and difficult. You can try doing what the poster above me says, but I think it'll end up being more difficult than that.

                              It's generally a silly idea to delete maps, and then make more maps. I realize that some people like to start off with a clean slate, but it's easier to just resize existing maps and add new maps instead of completely restarting.
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                                hello i wanted to ask how to edit any items image in Pokemon ruby because i couldn't change it in Item image editor and i didn't find it in unlz and i need to change it please so if any one would help i would be very happy :D
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                                Old June 27th, 2012 (4:40 PM).
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                                  hello i wanted to ask how to edit any items image in Pokemon ruby because i couldn't change it in Item image editor and i didn't find it in unlz and i need to change it please so if any one would help i would be very happy :D
                                  You probably couldn't find them in UNLZ.gba because Ruby and Sapphire don't have item images :P The only ones that have images are the berries, which are located around number 1511 in UNLZ.gba.
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                                  Old June 28th, 2012 (6:17 AM).
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                                    If it's not too much trouble I have two questions. The first is regarding tilesets in AdvanceMap, every time I try to switch between two it resets my tiles to the set I've changed to, is there any way to stop this or just be able to use more then one set? Secondly how do you set up encounters in a hack like when you first encounter entei as his sprite and he runs off etc. Again sorry if these are rather loaded questions. Thanks a bunch.
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                                    Old June 28th, 2012 (9:03 AM). Edited June 28th, 2012 by redriders180.
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                                      If it's not too much trouble I have two questions. The first is regarding tilesets in AdvanceMap, every time I try to switch between two it resets my tiles to the set I've changed to, is there any way to stop this or just be able to use more then one set? Secondly how do you set up encounters in a hack like when you first encounter entei as his sprite and he runs off etc. Again sorry if these are rather loaded questions. Thanks a bunch.
                                      If I understand your first question correctly, you can only use two tilesets at any given time...in the case of outdoor maps, the nature set and the secondary set. So if you want towns with tiles from Celadon City, Cinnabar Island, and Fuschia City at the same time, you need to modify one of the existing tilesets with tiles from those three places.

                                      Roaming Pokemon are generally the results of the "special" command, and you can't really call one at will (that runs away, at least) without ASM. Setting variable 0x4031 to either 0x0, 0x1, or 0x2 and calling special 0x129 will make the roamer either Entei, Raikou, or Suicune, respectively. There's no way to make more then one roam at any given time, without ASM.
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                                        I'm adding an ice cave to a route using advancemap and inserted added two warp location with correct tiles to allow the warps to work one is to the route i placed it in and the other is to a spot in little root town so i can just change that warp to test my new maps. I enter the warp it changes to a blacked out room with my character stuck on a random bush and cant go any where. i've tried changing the cave option but that doesn't work same thing happens. I'm getting frustrated and would love some help on this problem
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                                          hey does anyone know how to expand or add more to the OW in Nameless sprite editor[NSE] pokemon firered ?

                                          Pokemon fr only has 151
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                                          Old June 28th, 2012 (11:41 PM).
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                                          hey does anyone know how to expand or add more to the OW in Nameless sprite editor[NSE] pokemon firered ?

                                          Pokemon fr only has 151
                                          You can use JPAN's patch or you need to expand them manually by using hex editor.
                                          There's a tutorial how to do it in Tutorials section.
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                                              Hello, I have a question.

                                              How can I change the music that will be playing in a Pokèmon battle? I'm using the trainer editor PET. There is a "music change" section in PET, but I don't think it is accurate. I went through a lot of different trainers and all of their music was 0. Help please?

                                              Thanks again guys :)
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                                              Old June 29th, 2012 (10:32 AM).
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                                                Hello, I have a question.

                                                How can I change the music that will be playing in a Pokèmon battle? I'm using the trainer editor PET. There is a "music change" section in PET, but I don't think it is accurate. I went through a lot of different trainers and all of their music was 0. Help please?

                                                Thanks again guys :)
                                                This question has been asked alot recently...the only way to change it is with ASM, or Jambo51 is making a routine that'll read it from a table, allowing for custom music in-battle depending on stuff like Trainer Class.
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                                                Old June 29th, 2012 (10:44 AM).
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                                                  This question has been asked alot recently...the only way to change it is with ASM, or Jambo51 is making a routine that'll read it from a table, allowing for custom music in-battle depending on stuff like Trainer Class.
                                                  Okay, sorry about the question being asked again... Couldn't find it being asked beforehand. Thanks.
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