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@  Candy : (20 January 2017 - 08:05 AM) yeah don't worry Blazer I didn't like Fates either - but OMG GAIDEN I ACTUALLY LOVE GAIDEN YAAASSSSSS. I hope the Switch game can live up to FE10 but I bet they'll screw it up with all the new game mechanics they had in Fates :/
@  Fire Blazer : (20 January 2017 - 03:08 AM) (to me anyway since I didn't like Fates and lost faith in the series/was expecting the worst)
@  Fire Blazer : (20 January 2017 - 03:07 AM) I knowww and the Gaiden remake actually looks decent which is just absurd lol
@  Mariofan20 : (20 January 2017 - 02:47 AM) Seeing so much Fire Emblem is insane! Makes me really excited.
@  Candy : (19 January 2017 - 02:22 PM) TOOO MUCH FE STUFF GOING ON FOR ME TO HANDLE *explodes*
@  Fire Blazer : (15 January 2017 - 08:58 PM) @Merc sorry I didn't reply to your PM until now, done
@  Fire Blazer : (15 January 2017 - 07:38 PM) I just hope it's reasonably priced, given that Nintendo isn't offering quite as much as PS+.
@  Fire Blazer : (15 January 2017 - 07:37 PM) as for paid online, I'm totally ok with it... I like it actually. I want premium services. paying for a service only makes sense to me, I always thought it was crazy cool how we got online play for free before, lol
@  Fire Blazer : (15 January 2017 - 07:37 PM) ahahaha, silly idiot. now I kinda want to post though. ugh. even during breaks I don't have enough time to do everything I want to
@  Idiot : (15 January 2017 - 07:30 PM) lol I don't blame you.
@  Mercurius : (15 January 2017 - 03:38 PM) though it basically is spam with how I have idiot set to auto-ignore anyway.
@  Mercurius : (15 January 2017 - 03:38 PM) The front page almost looks like a spambot came in or that we're having another forum raid.
@  Blue Leafeon : (15 January 2017 - 01:19 PM) ohno an idiot took over the forums
@  Idiot : (15 January 2017 - 11:29 AM) Love y'all too.
@  Idiot : (15 January 2017 - 11:22 AM) Oh and also filets.
@  Idiot : (15 January 2017 - 11:22 AM) Mornin fellers. Love y'all.
@  Mercurius : (13 January 2017 - 07:07 PM) although I guess to ensure that a sufficient number of people are online at the same time you might have to include both payment options
@  Mercurius : (13 January 2017 - 07:06 PM) instead we have these subscription fees that are only actually worth paying for by super hardcore gamers who basically spend all the time they can on competitive multiplayer
@  Mercurius : (13 January 2017 - 07:05 PM) pay tiny amounts for when you actually feel like going for a try/a session
@  Mercurius : (13 January 2017 - 07:05 PM) I think the only way you would convince me to actually pay for online play is if it was like an arcade machine

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#1 IBPhoenix09

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 06:24 PM

Ok, So I am starting a Hack of Fire Emblem 8, and I need some advice.

First: What should I start with? The hack will include new portraits, a new script, new items/weapons, new sprites, new support conversations, new class trees etc. I am not doing this by myself, but its still overwhelming. so where would you recommend starting?

Second: Would it be possible to have 60 main game characters? and the additional 10 in the endgame? I guess what I'm asking is : is there enough space for that many, and is it possible to change the recruitment of the game, so that you are adding recruitment, not just replacing them.

Third: Is The actual editing, and hacking of the script something a person with no previous experience can feasibly learn?

Thanks for your time and consideration, and Forgive me if any of these questions have been answered elsewhere... I'm new here and haven't gotten a chance to explore the whole forum.
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Posted 08 February 2011 - 08:07 PM

I would start with learning nightmare editing, as it is essential for all other hacking. you can download the nightmare program and it's modules from this site here Then make sure you have a common knowledge for hex editing. use FEditor to hack text, mappy to hack maps, and nintenlords event assembler for for event hacking.

also 60 characters... sounds like a lot, I have no idea how you would go about doing that, 60 it quite a lot, I would say let someone more professional answer this...

and yes you can learn all of this if you have the patience.

also if you watch arch's youtube videos for event hacking you should be able to learn map hacking and event hacking more easily then if you tried to by yourself, here's episode 1. also I know the example uses FE7, don't worry about that it will work for FE8 as well, and in episode 15 he explains the differences between editing FE7 and FE8 http://www.youtube.c...n_order&list=UL

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 08:24 PM

You can only have a max of 50 characters per allegiance on the field at once, including the merchant IIRC. I don't know what the limit to battle preparations are, but that's for fielded units, and it might be the same for total units in your army.

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Third: Is The actual editing, and hacking of the script something a person with no previous experience can feasibly learn?


None of us who hack events were born with any experience hacking things, but we did it, so yeah, it's possible. happy.gif It takes some hard work and a lot of patience (I mean a lot), but it's totally worth it if you get it, and with nice tutorials and videos and people to help you, it's totally feasible.

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Posted 08 February 2011 - 08:52 PM

Ok, Thanks for your input, I have Nightmare, and all the necessary modules. Is there a tutorial for using it? if there are multiple which would you all recommend?

Also, Do you recommend compiling all the sprite sheets/portraits/script etc then inserting them, or inserting as you finish them?
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Posted 08 February 2011 - 10:00 PM

QUOTE (IBPhoenix09 @ Feb 8 2011, 03:52 PM)
Also, Do you recommend compiling all the sprite sheets/portraits/script etc then inserting them, or inserting as you finish them?


I myself create ones I need for the chapter I am hacking. This way I don't get too far ahead of myself.
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Posted 08 February 2011 - 10:18 PM

QUOTE (IBPhoenix09 @ Feb 8 2011, 03:52 PM)
Is there a tutorial for using it? if there are multiple which would you all recommend?

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Posted 13 February 2011 - 06:34 AM

Hello everyone, it's been a loooong time since I posted last...

Anyway, I'm also attempting a FE8 hack with a large scale. I've read up and played around with the big 4 (Nightmare, FEEditorAdv, Mappy, Event Assembler [only read info for this one]), but there are a few things I want to be clear on before I go too crazy:

1. Increased stat/Level caps? I heard having stats over 31 can cause issues and is only possible with ASM. Is this possible in any way without it?

2. 3rd tier promotions? I was thinking that editing a promotion item in Nightmare to allow promotions to unused classes would work, is that true?

3. Added characters/classes? Sure, editing the existing classes can allow for custom characters, but what about actually entering in new information for new classes? I was reading up on a table expansion process that would allow for more character and item slots, but would that apply to classes as well?

I know I'm asking a lot, I appreciate any advice you give me. I just want to know what I can do without ASM, specifically those three things above.




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