Minor Editor bug (with fix)
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« on: August 05, 2018, 06:28:07 PM »

As you all know, Atrius' Golden Sun Editor allows to change innate psynergies in TLA, like Move, Retreat and such.

What some people probably don't know is how it handles that: it completely rewrites the portion of the code that assigns innate psinergies with a new functions that loads them from somewhere else in the rom. This happens the very first time you hit the Save button on the editor, whether you changed innate psynergies or not.

The bug is in that function: while trying to link back to the original code it skips 1 instruction. This causes the text in the game to load at the slowest speed when you start a new game. It is fixed by changing the bytes at 080ADF26 from E011 to E010.

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1) this (extremely minor) bug will be fixed for the next version of Reloaded
2) this function is also what breaks an italian rom. The BL's bytes found inside it are hardcoded but the function the BL targets is in another place in the italian rom. This makes the game freeze in a black screen at boot, before the nintendo screen. I can't believe i finally found the cause for that issue. I think it's been a nightmare for at least 7 years now (can't tell when i started modding anymore) on my italian rom.
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August 02, 2018, 07:42:12 PM
Caledor: patch for TLA uploaded again cause i forgot to update descriptions for 3 shields
August 02, 2018, 01:16:14 AM
Caledor: Don't want to triple post so I'll just announce here that v1.71 is out. I updated my last post.
July 29, 2018, 12:18:00 PM
KyleRunner: Let me see...
July 28, 2018, 08:12:34 PM
Fox: What value do you see at 08000468? (Or 00000468 in hex editor)  0801319D or 08F9EE50?
July 28, 2018, 07:11:11 PM
KyleRunner: "there is an easy fix by changing a pointer back to what it was suppose to be"... Hmmm... How?
July 27, 2018, 10:11:06 AM
Fox: Bootleg*
July 27, 2018, 10:09:03 AM
Fox: There are two ROMs that can be found on the internet, one may have the MEGAROMs boot load stuff. (So not truely clean.) ... If you get a screen while booting the game and holding L+R (I think it was?), then you know you have it, and your ROM is not truely "clean"... it is unfortunate, but there is an easy fix by changing a pointer back to what it was suppose to be..
July 27, 2018, 05:10:13 AM
MaxiPower: Hello World
July 25, 2018, 11:09:23 PM
KyleRunner: Well... here's The problem that needs solving: my GSTLA translation patch only works on a clean rom, with specific CRC. 
July 25, 2018, 07:59:37 PM
Fox: I am not sure I understand? If there was such a program to "clean" a dirty ROM dump, what exactly would it do?
July 25, 2018, 12:37:42 PM
KyleRunner: Hello, guys. Could someone teach me how to "clean" a dirty Golden Sun rom dump? Is there a program or something?
July 25, 2018, 01:37:40 AM
Atrius: @Fox, yeah... I was expecting it to take 2 weeks at most...
July 25, 2018, 12:03:01 AM
Majora: Yes, I believe so. Think they were made public a while ago prior to the site issue
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Luna_blade: is it normal that I can see all clans?
July 24, 2018, 08:25:41 PM
Luna_blade: Nice to see it is back!
July 23, 2018, 11:01:36 PM
Fox: Yes. I was expecting it to be a little while longer, but it is great to see that Atrius delivered.
July 23, 2018, 02:30:46 AM
Majora: Thank you for getting the site back online!
July 21, 2018, 09:19:06 PM
Salanewt: Time to upload that "EXP gain when KO'd" patch I made a month ago.
July 21, 2018, 09:18:48 PM
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roger: I can post but it goes to an error page when I submit.

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