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Converting Music is quite simple if your a PC user (sorry MAC users which include me) but here's how to convert music basically in the simplest way possible and how to loop it correctly as well. Make sure you already have a song folder set up for the xml!
STEP 1: Converting
1. Have the best song of your choice. (Recommended in .mp3) - any song as long as it\'s .mp3
- Now click \"add\" and choose your .mp3 song
- then choose output for your destination folder you want the finished product to be executed to.
- Then click start and your good to go!
4.5 Here we have a simple documentation of what to name your song so it can execute in the game correctly. Depending on the name of the file will affect which theme it'll be replaceing in game.
File Name/Translation 5stars_cmplt Got all 5 "stars" on a save file
nall_bubble All players bubbled
nathletic Alternate, "athletic" overworld/platforming theme. This.
BGM_HIKOUSEN_ROUKA Airship (drum track only)
BGM_LAST_CASTLE_ROUKA Last Castle (drum only)
select_map01_nohara World 1 Map
select_map02_sabaku World 2 Map
select_map03_yuki World 3 Map
select_map04_umii World 4 Map
select_map06_cliff World 6 Map
select_map09_rainbow World 9 Map
BGM_MAP_W5 World 5 Map
BGM_MAP_W7 World 7 Map
BGM_MAP_W8 World 8 Map
BGM_MG_BTL Enemy Battle from map encounter
BGM_OBAKE Ghost House
BGM_STARCOIN_CMP1 Got all the Star Coins for one world.
BGM_STARCOIN_CMP_ALL Got all the Star Coins for all worlds.
BGM_SUICHU Under water
BGM_TORIDE_BOSS Tower boss
course_clear goal flag pole
course_clear_zoro Classic version (when there\'s fireworks and you get a toad house)
DEMO_end Ending game cinematic (walking back with Peach to the ballons)
DEMO_op Opening game cinematic (\"It\'s Peach\'s birthday...\")
down last player dies (level exit)
dummy_fanfare First Bowser victory in endgame
dummy_harp First Peach encounter in endgame
kazan Lava Level
kazan_tika Lava Underground Level
LastBoss_fanfare Final Bowser victory
LastBoss_harp Final Peach encounter
mori Forest Level
shiro_boss Castle Boss
STRM_BGM_BONUS Toad houses
STRM_BGM_CHIKA Underground Level
STRM_BGM_SABAKU Desert Level
STRM_BGM_SANBASHI Bridge Level
STRM_BGM_STAR Star Powerup
STRM_BGM_YUKI Snow Level
switch P switch timer
title Title Screen
toride Fortress Level
(some file names have a \"_fast\" in the name meaning that song will be played at 100 seconds)
STEP: 2 Patching
1. After you rename the file we must do one final step and that's to fix the looping of brsar so simply download the following file: https://dl.smwcentral.net/9578/BRSAR%20File%20Patcher.zip and make sure you have the file wii_mj2d_sound.brsar ready. - the .brsar can be recieved by reggie dumping the file .brsar
- brsar pather is found in the link
2. Now open and load your converted .brstm song file then choose which music track its replacing. For example, if I were replacing the desert level music I would then choose BGM_sabku. Finally compile and save it.
- open, compile, then save
3. Not finally you put the modified .brsar in ths sounds folder but keep it out of the stream folder as that\'s where the music belongs. And put your .brstm in the stream folder. If one doesn't exist then add the stream folder yourself. - place brsar in sounds
- place converted .brstm in stream
Or, you could use an existing BG and texture edit it.
You can try replacing the models of other backgrounds, but I'm not exactly sure how.
This tutorial will focus on giving your background its own unique ID/slot.
You first need to name your background. For example, bgA_1111 for a Scenery
bg. Or, bgB_2354 for a backdrop bg. It doesn't matter too much. It just needs
to correspond with the 4 # pattern.
You also want to make sure the bgA or bgB makes sense. Meaning, it's bgA if it's a Scenery bg, and
it's bgB if it's a Backdrop bg. Name the file with your new ID, but don't forget the original one.
After you have all that sorted out,
open the background's arc file in a Hex Editor. I
suggest using HxD.
Now, what you need to do is replace the original file name of the BG with your new ID.
The original file name doesn't only appear once. It will appear multiple times at
different parts of the arc file.
-There are 2 ways of doing this. You could scope through the Hex Editor and replace each
time the name shows.
-Or, you could use HxD's "Replace" option and do it that way.
open the arc file in BrawlBox. Any version of it is fine.
Change each time the original file name appears to your new file name. It should appear about 2 or 3 times.
-The brres name
-the model name
-the animation texture name
It may appear at other places, but I'm not sure.
Once you've finished that, save and close the arc file. That's it! You're done!
Anyways, could you try and make Yoshi swimmable? I would if
knew where to begin at ASM coding.
Plus, it may help you with your training...
Can't edit yoshi code atm, can only replace stuff newer made. If I want that to change I would have to RE the original game, which I've never done before. Though, you never know, maybe I'll be able to do it sooner or later.
The level depo is a place to share your levels to the public easily.
If you're unfamiliar with it, then let me tell fill you in.
The depo can be sorted by theme, size, and even game. When creating your upload, you must insert in those fields.
The list of themes is very expensive, so check that out in due time. Sizes, however, include small, medium, large, and extra large. Games include NSMBW, NewerSMBW, and NSMBU.
After giving your level a nice description, a theme, size, and game, it's time to actually upload your level. To do this, visit Mediafire or Dropbox, upload, and get the link. Now put that link into the link field and you're good.
Once you've posted, your level is out into the public! Here's an example of how that might look:
From here, users can rate your level by either liking/disliking your level. As you can see, this level has 3 likes and 0 dislikes.
You can also search through uploads using a specific theme, length, and game or flip through the pages of the depo.
Coming soon is a following/replies feature. When those are added this post will be updated.
Other than that, that's about it for the depo. Make sure to check it out!