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Using a Mac
« on: July 07, 2008, 11:45:58 pm »
I'm using a Mac with the program SNES9X.  I'd like to see this retranslation, but I'm not sure how to go about it...  Does anyone have some advice for me?  (Aside from "get a PC;" heard that enough)

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Re: Using a Mac
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2008, 03:35:32 am »
I'm using a Mac with the program SNES9X.  I'd like to see this retranslation, but I'm not sure how to go about it...  Does anyone have some advice for me?  (Aside from "get a PC;" heard that enough)

What exactly is the trouble you're having (e.g patching, running it)

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Re: Using a Mac
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2008, 12:19:14 pm »
Well, the "Read Me" file says that I need to "apply" the IPS patch with some program... but I don't know where to find one, or which one to use if there are a few types.

EDIT: OK, I just downloaded UIPS and tried applying the patch to my .smc file, but now all I get is a black screen.  What am I doing wrong?
« Last Edit: July 08, 2008, 04:25:07 pm by ker-plop »

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Re: Using a Mac
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2008, 05:27:23 pm »
Try the other patch that you didn't apply.

SNES9x may turn to black when you try to reach the Blackbird Wing, though...

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Re: Using a Mac
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2008, 07:27:05 pm »
ker-plop, have you tried ripping the header from your ROM and using the unheadered patch yet? I've always had greater success with unheadered patches for some reason.

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Re: Using a Mac
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2008, 10:17:46 pm »
How do you "rip a header?"

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Re: Using a Mac
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2008, 10:31:12 pm »
Remove the first 0x200 bytes from the ROM.

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Re: Using a Mac
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2008, 11:21:19 pm »
You can also open it with Temporal Flux, although on a Mac...hm...and then SNESTool is out since it's a DOS program...

Yeah, I guess you can just use a hex editor or a really good text editor that can display things in hex to delete the first 0x200.

If that's really discouraging, I'm sure someone is willing to PM you to arrange for a transfer of a "full package"...maybe...

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Re: Using a Mac
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2008, 12:26:18 pm »
Yeah, who would be a good person to ask about that?

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Re: Using a Mac
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2008, 09:33:35 pm »
If I still had a Mac, I'd write up a simple drag and drop affair to remove the ROM's header.

If you're using an Intel mac, give ZSNES a try. You can find a port here: http://hectorchu.googlepages.com/

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Re: Using a Mac
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2008, 03:59:13 pm »
Well, I'm not... and I'm no programmer, either.  I just want to play it for the story.

EDIT: I've tried both the headered and unheadered patches and the newer version of SNES9X, and nothing is working.  Who would be willing to send me an already-modified ROM (with the newest version of the translation, of course)?
« Last Edit: July 15, 2008, 01:27:07 pm by ker-plop »