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  1. A major update is now available on the download page which, among other things, addresses the problem with red friendly ballisticians. Shamelessly copying from the changelog: - Fixed a major bug with battle animations in the FE11FCPWithGraphics variant - Friendly ballisticians will no longer appear red in the FE11FCPWithGraphics and FE11FCPWithSyncPatch variants - All patches will no longer trim ROMs and leave them at the original 64mb size to be compatible with certain emulators Barring further issues, this should be the last update for this patch. Famous last words, I know. Oh, and pinging for convenience - @MegaTheGamer, this update fixes the animation glitch you found. I'm glad you were able to laugh it off in the Twitch clip; I've seen much angrier reactions to glitches.
  2. Please specify which version of the patch you're using, and provide a save file for me to test with. Also try other variants of the patch and see if they work - your save file is compatible between patches; just restart the current chapter (load the save made after the last chapter ended and before the next chapter began).
  3. I'll be posting another translation comparison using BSFE chapter 1, "Fall of the Palace," after my work with the Shadow Dragon Full Content Patch has calmed down. I'm kind of double-dipping with SD hacking and FE12 translation, sorry about that - but the SD work is winding down, so I'll be back to focusing on the translation shortly.
  4. I've updated the patch so that no enemies in Prologue 1 scale up, and only two of the enemies in Prologue 2 scale up - 3 and 4 have everyone scaled, but by then you'll have an army of five, a cache of vulneraries, and be in an outside map with lots of terrain to play with. This update also includes a fix to glitched Pegasus Knight animations in the FE11FCPWithGraphics.xdelta variant. I've uploaded a fixed version to RH.net, but they take a while to process updates, so you can find the fixed version here until then: EDIT: Update live on RH.net page APPLY THIS TO A CLEAN ROM; DON'T APPLY IT TO YOUR ALREADY-PATCHED ROM. Also, existing saves are compatible, but I would restart the current chapter you're on - load the save made after you clear one chapter and before the next starts.
  5. I'm unable to replicate this glitch, and judging by the error message, you're using the wrong ROM. Make sure the ROM - BEFORE you patch it, just completely unaltered - matches these values and use the linked website to check: Original CRC32: 4CE55236 Original MD5: 5B7A037DFF5A904078404922642A01E8 Original SHA-1: 5174FBAB0C159CE247CCF133A8103B79FAE1435F http://onlinemd5.com/
  6. Shadow Dragon - Full Content Patch This is a merged patch of all my (Cirosan's) previous mods for Shadow Dragon - it combines the Prologue in Hard Mode, Updated Gaiden Requirements Removal, Online Shop Items Integrated into Normal Gameplay, and Always Recruit Norne patches into one. This allows the player to recruit all units, experience all chapters, access all classes, and use the game's full inventory without content being locked behind death requirements, difficulty level, or the now-defunct Online Shop. As an added bonus, this patch also comes with a variant that updates certain unit graphics and battle background graphics to their FE12 versions; comparison screenshots can be found on the download page. In general, the FE12 graphics use a slightly brighter color palette and make the black outline around units less noticeable. Finally, this mod includes a version which includes Arch's Sync Patch. This patch updates growth rates, class stats, and weapons to use their FE12 stats; however, it makes the game considerably easier than intended, as the FE12 statistics for these things were balanced for an entirely different game. Still, the option is provided here for those who would prefer it. Note that the Sync Patch includes the FE12 graphical update. NB: All patches have a glitch on flashcarts - WHICH DOES NOT HAPPEN ON EMULATORS, ONLY FLASHCARTS - that will cause a softlock during the decoy cutscene in Prologue 4. This can be worked around by playing past that section on emulator (such as Desmume) and copying the save file back to the flashcart. The game will function perfectly on flashcarts after this section. The combined patch without any extras is FE11FCP.xdelta. The combined patch with the FE12 graphical updates is FE11FCPWithGraphics.xdelta. The combined patch with Arch's Sync Patch is FE11FCPWithSyncPatch.xdelta. USE ONLY ONE PATCH. This was made using the US version of FE11, so you should use an .nds file from that region. Installation: 1. If you have not already, download the Delta Patcher utility here: https://www.romhacking.net/utilities/704/ 2. Obtain an unmodified ROM of FE11. I cannot help you do this. 3. Extract DeltaPatcherLite.exe, your unmodified .nds file of FE11, and EITHER FE11FCP.xdelta OR FE11FCPWithGraphics.xdelta OR FE11FCPWithSyncPatch.xdelta to the same folder. DO NOT USE MORE THAN ONE.xdelta FILE; CHOOSE ONLY ONE. The difference is explained above. 4. Open DeltaPatcherLite.exe. 5. Click the "Open" button for the "Original file" box and select the unmodified .nds file of FE11. 6. Click the "Open" button for the "XDelta patch" box and select EITHER FE11FCP.xdelta OR FE11FCPWithGraphics.xdelta OR FE11FCPWithSyncPatch.xdelta. 7. Click the "Apply Patch" button. Users with older PCs may have to wait a few moments. 8. Your previously unmodified file, which you selected in step 5 as the "Original file", is the patched ROM you should now use. Download here Download DeltaPatcher from here (you need this to apply the patch to your ROM) Your original ROM's checksums should be: Original CRC32: 4CE55236 Original MD5: 5B7A037DFF5A904078404922642A01E8 Original SHA-1: 5174FBAB0C159CE247CCF133A8103B79FAE1435F If you don't know what those are, this website can explain: http://onlinemd5.com/ Patched values for FE11FCP.xdelta: Patched MD5 FA44BC145D5F31841B9B621777AF7940 Patched SHA-1 936E44BDB563077FFAF426C10236AB0DD76232DB Patched CRC32 909FB0EA Patched values for FE11FCPWithGraphics.xdelta: Patched MD5 E9048ECEB3319661DE525BE60AFA848D Patched SHA-1 F92BD90A3603E35C4F9DB17974B9B929677F4545 Patched CRC32 07EE5AC4 Patched values for FE11FCPWithSyncPatch.xdelta: Patched MD5 D2C4C612C6F1DFCE2F9D9B04ADBA225E Patched SHA-1 8B8D5CFDED647797EB3CD7DF000F072D50BB00AA Patched CRC32 28A351FF Credits and Acknowledgments: - Robert of Normandy a.k.a. RobertTheSable for their Gaiden Requirements Removal Patch. Permission was given to incorporate this patch into other hacks here: https://serenesforest.net/forums/index.php?/topic/51430-fe-shadow-dragon-gaiden-requirements-removal-patch/&do=findComment&comment=3665588 - Blazer for their suite of Shadow Dragon hacking tools, which can be found here: http://www.feshrine.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=422&p=85130 - Mariode for their update to said suite of tools, which can be found here: https://serenesforest.net/forums/index.php?/topic/66930-fe-shadow-dragon-unit-disposition-editor-modules-itemclass-editor-update/ - SadNES cITy Translations for their Delta Patcher tool, which can be found here: https://www.romhacking.net/utilities/704/ - The FE Subreddit Discord, for balance advice and suggestions for item placement; thanks in particular go to Wishes, Hype, Krash, and Nino4999 - RookofSpades, Golddragon387, and Kruggov for their dutiful playtesting of the Norne patch - Arch for his Sync Patch, incorporated as an optional variant of the patch - Will and Sam for their inexplicably continued friendship Have fun! - Ciro
  7. Shadow Dragon - Always Recruit Norne

    I'm unable to reproduce that glitch, at least in Desmume.
  8. A finalized version of the mod which greatly mitigates the chapter 1 glitch is available here: I'd like to thank all of you for your help with playtesting this. You've all been credited under the appropriate section in the thread.
  9. Allows the player to always recruit Norne at the end of Prologue 4, regardless of how many units are alive. Alterations have been made to Chapters 1-3 to accomodate having her as an extra unit. FE11AlwaysRecruitNorne.xdelta incorporates the Prologue in Hard Modes Patch, for obvious reasons. FE11RecruitNorneWithGaidens.xdelta incorporates BOTH the Updated Gaiden Requirements Removal Patch AND the Prologue in Hard Modes Patch. USE ONLY ONE PATCH, NOT BOTH. This was made using the US version of FE11, so you should use an .nds file from that region. Download here Installation: 1. If you have not already, download the Delta Patcher utility here: https://www.romhacking.net/utilities/704/ 2. Obtain an unmodified ROM of FE11. I cannot help you do this. 3. Extract DeltaPatcherLite.exe, your unmodified .nds file of FE11, and EITHER FE11AlwaysRecruitNorne.xdelta OR FE11RecruitNorneWithGaidens.xdelta to the same folder. DO NOT USE BOTH .xdelta FILES; CHOOSE ONLY ONE. The difference is explained above. 4. Open DeltaPatcherLite.exe. 5. Click the "Open" button for the "Original file" box and select the unmodified .nds file of FE11. 6. Click the "Open" button for the "XDelta patch" box and select EITHER FE11AlwaysRecruitNorne.xdelta OR FE11RecruitNorneWithGaidens.xdelta. 7. Click the "Apply Patch" button. Users with older PCs may have to wait a few moments. 8. Your previously unmodified file, which you selected in step 5 as the "Original file", is the patched ROM you should now use. Your original ROM's checksums should be: Original CRC32: 4CE55236 Original MD5: 5B7A037DFF5A904078404922642A01E8 Original SHA-1: 5174FBAB0C159CE247CCF133A8103B79FAE1435F If you don't know what those are, this website can explain: http://onlinemd5.com/ Patched values for FE11AlwaysRecruitNorne.xdelta: Patched MD5 E4C421A1C2B067A913A7BC205F734620 Patched SHA-1 12A472DF1FC3FC225609B7D85FF3895C83F42DC4 Patched CRC32 8838BBBB Patched values for FE11RecruitNorneWithGaidens.xdelta: Patched MD5 A3069026FDABC8E2ED21E6772D85DE11 Patched SHA-1 F5E97102441EF2DE27185D4344AAE183F85C9671 Patched CRC32 731D3197 Credits and Acknowledgments: - Robert of Normandy a.k.a. RobertTheSable for their Gaiden Requirements Removal Patch. Permission was given to incorporate this patch into other hacks here: https://serenesforest.net/forums/index.php?/topic/51430-fe-shadow-dragon-gaiden-requirements-removal-patch/&do=findComment&comment=3665588 - Blazer for their suite of Shadow Dragon hacking tools, which can be found here: http://www.feshrine.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=422&p=85130 - Mariode for their update to said suite of tools, which can be found here: https://serenesforest.net/forums/index.php?/topic/66930-fe-shadow-dragon-unit-disposition-editor-modules-itemclass-editor-update/ - SadNES cITy Translations for their Delta Patcher tool, which can be found here: https://www.romhacking.net/utilities/704/ - RookofSpades, Golddragon387, and Kruggov for their dutiful playtesting - Will and Sam for their inexplicably continued friendship Have fun! - Ciro P.S. For those wondering, a patch that merges all of my Shadow Dragon mods will be coming shortly, and will also feature compatibility with the Sync Patch. I wanted to provide this mod as a stand-alone patch, however, for users that don't want to use all of my mods at once.
  10. I have indeed. That's actually the trickiest part, but it looks to be in a good enough state, barring a brief graphical glitch during the intro cutscene of chapter 1. I just need some final confirmation from my playtesters, and it'll be time to release it into the wild. The dev thread for it is here, for anyone curious:
  11. The update is now live on RH.net, so the link in the OP is once again the place to find the latest version - no further confusion with Mega links necessary, just use the link in the OP. Sorry for the delay. This update is compatible with existing saves, to be clear - just load a save from before any affected chapters (like one of the saves the game asks you to make after one chapter ends but before the next one begins). You'll have to patch a fresh, unmodified ROM - don't patch the one you're using now. Then just import the save file (if you're using Desmune, use File > Import Backup Memory). This update is only necessary if you were using the version of the patch that only unlocked the Gaidens - OnlineItemsInGame.xdelta - and IS NOT NECESSARY if you're using the version that unlocked Gaidens and unlocked the prologue in hard modes (OnlineItemsWithHardPrologue.xdelta). As soon as my mod to always recruit Norne is out of betatesting, I'll be releasing that mod as a stand-alone mod - and shortly thereafter, I'll be releasing a patch that combines all of my Shadow Dragon mods together (Hard Prologue + Updated Gaiden Reqs Removal + Online Shop Items + Norne Unlock). This combined patch will also include compatibility with Arch's Sync Patch, for anyone who's interested in that.
  12. That's very strange - on my computer, on all the files I've tested, Norne spawns there. Frankly, I might just have to accept this as a known issue and move on, if it doesn't cause any other adverse effects. So, just to confirm... * The spawn-point switcheroo doesn't impact anything else, as far as you can tell? * Norne spawns normally in chapters 2 and 3? * Norne's experience and inventory carry over between chapters correctly, and she does not return if she dies in an earlier chapter? * Starting from chapter 4, Norne can be properly adjusted using the battle preparations menu, including repositioning her, deploying/undeploying her, managing her inventory, and so on? If all of these are sorted out, as previous feedback seems to suggest, I'm ready to release this as a mod proper. Thanks for your continued patience with the playtesting - the mod wouldn't have come this far without you.
  13. That is indeed a bug, and it was caused by an error on my part when compiling the patch, so it wasn't on your end. An updated, corrected version has been uploaded to RH.net, but since that site takes a while to approve new uploads, you can find it here right now: [Outdated]