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Old March 6th, 2010 (8:24 PM).
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Hi everyone, I'm brand new to hacking (today spent time looking at various programs and whatnot). The thing is, I'm not really sure where to start.

In what order do I need to learn everything? Should I learn how to make maps first? What about characters? Maybe I should even start with scripting?

I've already learned how to modify Pokemon stats/movesets and the like using very simple programs, but now that I am trying to learn about maps, it's not something I'm gonna learn just by pushing buttons like some other programs

So, again what order should I be learning everything?
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Old March 6th, 2010 (9:28 PM).
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    Well, have you got a list of the available Pokémon?
    Yes, I got the hex values as well from neoseeker

    But I don't know how to locate the specific game corner hex data, or how it is laid out >.<
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    Old March 6th, 2010 (10:09 PM).
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      Hi everyone, I'm brand new to hacking (today spent time looking at various programs and whatnot). The thing is, I'm not really sure where to start.

      In what order do I need to learn everything? Should I learn how to make maps first? What about characters? Maybe I should even start with scripting?

      I've already learned how to modify Pokemon stats/movesets and the like using very simple programs, but now that I am trying to learn about maps, it's not something I'm gonna learn just by pushing buttons like some other programs

      So, again what order should I be learning everything?
      The order I went was Mapping>Scripting>OW graphics
      Its all based on personal preferances.And mapping can be learned by pressing around on advance map.Kinda
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      Old March 6th, 2010 (11:33 PM).
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        Time for me to post some old questions I still haven't gotten answers for. XD *tries not to be suck a wall of text*

        1. I changed the look of the lab to the look of a secret base and now (without changing or even moving the warp) it leads to " 's BASE". How can I fix this? Please help.

        2. Because I fail at life I can't work out how to make a berry already be growing in soft, loamy soil. I would really to be able to do this.

        3. What would happen if you ran into a trainer if you had no Pokemon?/Is it possible to make them just say something until you obtain your starter and if so, how?

        I'm sorry if these questions are really stupid and obvious. ;
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        Old March 7th, 2010 (12:14 AM).
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          Hi everyone, I'm brand new to hacking (today spent time looking at various programs and whatnot). The thing is, I'm not really sure where to start.
          I think Hex Editing/ASM is regarded as being the hardest things to do, hacking-wise. You might want to build up from changing graphics/mapping, then to scripting.

          It's really up to you where you want to start though, and what you want to change in your hack.
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          Old March 7th, 2010 (1:03 AM).
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            The National Dex is not an item. Please use the search function next time.
            - FR/LG: special 0x16F
            - Emerald: special 0x1F3
            Sorry, I've been searching through thread titles, and not the threads themselves. Thanks for the help, I've scripted it successfully.
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            Old March 7th, 2010 (1:20 AM).
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              A flying Pokmon sprite appears, in-game, with a small shadow-like circle below it, to give the illusion that it is in air. Whenever i replace one of these flying sprites with my Pokemon, Shaymin for example, It still appears ingame with the shadsow below it. It looks like my Shaymin is flying! Can I alter this?
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              Old March 7th, 2010 (1:43 AM).
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              Sceptile Kiddie, I suggest you download Wichu's Advanced Series tool compilation, found in the toolbox. Amongst other things, the tool compilation has a very helpful Pokémon Positioner (I'm unsure of the exact name), which allows you to alter the position, shadow (or not-shadow), etc. of the Pokémon in question.
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              Old March 7th, 2010 (2:51 AM).
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                Thanks so much Spherical Ice! You're a big help!
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                Old March 7th, 2010 (2:58 AM).
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                  I'm having trouble changing the title screen background...

                  I'm also confused on a few points, every tutorial is either way too vague or contradicts another in some way:

                  1. Should the NTME preset size be 32x20 (called FR/LG TS) or 30x20 (which is the resolution of the actual GBA screen)?
                  2. I've read that the tileset should be 128x128 pixels. Does this matter (because other guides don't mention this at all)?
                  3. Do you replace the original image (the Gamefreak/Press Start image) with the tileset image or the actual background image?
                  And again I manage to answer my own posts and look stupid
                  1. This should be 32x20, leave the last two columns on the right as the transparent colour.
                  2. The tileset can be of any size as long as the sides are a multiple of 8 (although max 256 width).
                  3. Replace it with the tileset. Also make sure the top left tile of the tileset is the background colour.

                  If anyone is a bit lost on changing the Background (background only, I haven't tried the Charizard/flames animation/logo yet) for FireRed send me a PM and I'll be glad to help.
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                  Old March 7th, 2010 (5:49 AM).
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                    for the give pokemon change the ow to a pokeball.
                    how do i add extra tiles into a tileset in firered?
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                    Old March 7th, 2010 (10:31 AM).
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                      Im wandering if it's possible to edit the movie that appears before the title screen. and if theres a way to edit attack animations.
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                      Old March 7th, 2010 (7:50 PM).
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                      Im wandering if it's possible to edit the movie that appears before the title screen. and if theres a way to edit attack animations.
                      Attack animations: UnLZgba. Be sure you know what graphic you're editing, though.

                      Pre-movie- IDK. That remains a mystery to me.
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                      Old March 8th, 2010 (12:49 PM).
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                        I can't find the thread with the rombases D:
                        where is it?
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                        Old March 8th, 2010 (1:35 PM).
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                          it's in the resources thread.
                          now, how do i expand tilesets?
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                          Old March 8th, 2010 (1:58 PM).
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                            It's in the resources thread.
                            now, how do I expand tilesets?
                            Link? I've searched it and found nothing
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                            Old March 8th, 2010 (2:19 PM).
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                            Link? I've searched it and found nothing
                            Here: http://www.pokecommunity.com/showthread.php?t=193327

                            There are many of them. Most are in the first post.
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                            Old March 8th, 2010 (8:33 PM).
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                              I feel dumb asking this, but I've looked around and I can't figure out how! I am releasing my first beta soon, and I can't figure out how to put the download in my thread... Could someone tell me how? Please and thank you!
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                              Old March 8th, 2010 (9:03 PM).
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                                I feel dumb asking this, but I've looked around and I can't figure out how! I am releasing my first beta soon, and I can't figure out how to put the download in my thread... Could someone tell me how? Please and thank you!
                                Don't feel dumb, it took me a while to figure out too. When you're making your post, click Go Advanced rather than using the quick reply box, and scroll down to Additional Options. Manage your attachments, and upload the file(s), then submit the post from additional options.
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                                Old March 9th, 2010 (8:36 AM).
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                                Don't feel dumb, it took me a while to figure out too. When you're making your post, click Go Advanced rather than using the quick reply box, and scroll down to Additional Options. Manage your attachments, and upload the file(s), then submit the post from additional options.
                                That, or you upload your file(s) to some free, reliable, no-wait hosting and then put the link in the thread.
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                                Old March 9th, 2010 (9:08 AM).
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                                1. I changed the look of the lab to the look of a secret base and now (without changing or even moving the warp) it leads to " 's BASE". How can I fix this? Please help.
                                I think it's related to the tileset. Try changing the tileset to something else, and if it stays as " 's BASE", then I'm afraid I can't help you, but if it doesn't, then you may have to import the Secret Base tileset to another one that you won't be using.
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                                2. Because I fail at life I can't work out how to make a berry already be growing in soft, loamy soil. I would really to be able to do this.
                                I'm not sure about this one, but you could always make a script that does what you want.
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                                3. What would happen if you ran into a trainer if you had no Pokemon?/Is it possible to make them just say something until you obtain your starter and if so, how?
                                Yes, but the player would have a placeholder Pokémon which will "faint" by the end of the end of the round and the player will "white-out"./The trainer's script could have a checkflag command at the start, which, if not set, will make the script only display text, and when it is set, the battle takes place.
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                                Old March 9th, 2010 (11:26 AM).
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                                2. Because I fail at life I can't work out how to make a berry already be growing in soft, loamy soil. I would really to be able to do this.
                                Create a new person event and copy over the following data:

                                1. Set the Picture No. to '60'
                                2. Set Unknown (the one directly above Movement Type) to '03'
                                3. Set the Movement Type to 'Hidden'
                                4. Set the Script Offset to '$1A14DD' for Ruby and '$2742F9' for Emerald (you'll have to check for Sapphire)

                                Save. Then go to another map and then return to the map with the plant on it. Where the old "View Radius" box was there should be a "Plant-ID" box. Now, contrary to what I believed at first, the number that you put in that box is not the number of the berry that you want to be growing there at first. As I understand it, every berry plant has a number associated with it so that the game doesn't get one plant mixed up with another. If you insert a two berry plants that use the same Plant-ID, I would guess that they would both display the exact same growth and when you picked one, the other would disappear as well. My assumption is that there is a table inside the ROM somewhere which says "Plant-ID No. 1 starts off as an Oran Berry, No. 2 starts off as a Pecha Berry, No. 3 starts off as an Oran Berry, etc." (those are actually correct, by the way). So what you'll want to do is, in a separate ROM probably, create a whole bunch of new plants and set their Plant-IDs to 0-9 or whatever and observe which numbers start off with which berries. You can then document them fairly quickly and, when you want to add one to your own game, you can just use the Plant-ID from a plant that starts off with the berry that you want. Just be careful not to use the same Plant-ID twice.
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                                  Old March 9th, 2010 (2:19 PM).
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                                  Well, most of them could work through Wine or Mono.
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                                  Old March 9th, 2010 (2:29 PM).
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                                    I'm sorry if this is a stupid question.
                                    I downloaded pokemon emerald rom and I play It on No GBA without any problems.

                                    Now I was trying to load some of the saves in the "Save File Exchange Thread"
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                                    The problem is that all the files are .sav so my question is how do I make them load on no gba?
                                    I tried changing the format to .gba but I get an error. :/

                                    Sorry for my bad english and thank you for your help
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