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Old 13th September 2014, 08:30 PM   #1
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How did you learn how to rom hack?
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Old 21st September 2014, 02:26 PM   #2
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Reading a shit load of tutorials, asking questions, and lastly, but most important, through experience and wanting to do stuff rather than wanting others to do it for me ^__^
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Old 21st September 2014, 05:43 PM   #3
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I think I have the best one lol.

I started out by simply downloading different programs and seeing what they did. Eventually I became friends with HackMew and we talked on MSN pretty much every day. He taught me a lot and even showed me how to do stuff through teamviewer.
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Old 21st September 2014, 09:49 PM   #4
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I got into hacking before I even knew there were forums about it. I found a site to download roms, and I started seeing these other roms I had never heard of. "What is Brown Version?" and stuff, so I downloaded it. Then I looked for tools and tutorials and found those on like zophar's domain (not even sure if that is still up) and started experimenting with them. Then later I found Pokecommunity by complete accident and realized there were hackers there. And then somewhere along the way I met Mewthree and Pyro and Interdpth and people and over a decade later, I ended up here.
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Old 23rd September 2014, 09:26 AM   #5
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I learned to rom hack via tutorials, diegoisawesome's scripting tutorial is one
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Old 23rd September 2014, 03:22 PM   #6
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Well, my first Pokemon game ever was a hack game called ChaosBlack version. When I learned it was a rom hack, I was a little surprised and sorta thought nothing more of it. Then I developed my idea for my own region, called the Gildor Region. I created the Gildor Region idea-wise, but was wondering how to make it into a game. So, thats when I remembered ChaosBlack and decided to try making my own game. I tried Pokemon Essentials but was lost very quickly. I then decided to try romhacking and got me my own Firered rom to hack and I've been working on it ever since.
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Old 2nd October 2014, 08:38 AM   #7
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Mine isn't particularly interesting; I just read through GBATek to get familiar with the hardware and instruction set and started looking at the code in IDA. Afterwards, I joined the forums and found out about scripting and mapping and Knizz's IDB, so that sped up my understanding considerably.

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Old 3rd October 2014, 07:12 PM   #8
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I was searching for a Gold rom and came across Shiny Gold last year. After that I found Pokecommunity. Pretty self explanatory. Although I never seriously started hacking until this year.
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Old 4th October 2014, 11:49 AM   #9
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Stumbled across Pokemon Naranja while looking for Pokemon ROMs, got confused, thought it was cool, wanted to make a Pokemon game like I always dreamed of when I was like 8 years old, taught myself through tutorials and stuff. Pretty standard backstory aha
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