Shenmue PAL Save Converter

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Shenmue PAL Save Converter

Post by Juan » Sat Jan 27, 2007 3:53 pm

It's an utility that allows to convert an american Shenmue I save into a PAL one to use with Shenmue II.
bucanero wrote:Some notes about it: you might notice the logos and screens saying ´VMZip´, but dont worry, its because I didnt have time to make new screens for the beta.
Using the converter is pretty simple: browse and select your Shenmue 1 savefile, press "A", and then select the destination VMU to save the fixed PAL Shenmue save.

My suggestion for beta testing: save the converted file in a different VMU, so you won´t overwrite your existing (and WORKING!) save file.

If it works nice for the "beta testers", then I can do a proper ´official´ release.
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Post by Christuserloeser » Sat Jan 27, 2007 6:53 pm

I've made an SBI to be hosted at http://www.dchelp/sbi/ - You can download it right here:

http://www.dchelp.net/sbi/files/Apps/Sh ... canero.sbi (right click and 'save target as...')
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Post by Juan » Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:34 pm

It seems this could be done before this tool came out; just using Dream Explorer's hexediting utility.

So, in case anyone wants to try it that way, read this:
http://bswirl.kitsunet.org/vmutool/rele ... en&menu=on
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Post by GyroVorbis » Wed Jan 31, 2007 10:24 am

Juan wrote:It seems this could be done before this tool came out; just using Dream Explorer's hexediting utility.

So, in case anyone wants to try it that way, read this:
http://bswirl.kitsunet.org/vmutool/rele ... en&menu=on
I did it last year using the hexeditting technique. It does work, but I wouldn't recommend it over the tool, since it's an utter pain in the ass.
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Post by Saiyan Eye » Thu Mar 08, 2007 2:42 pm

Yes, I remember reading about the hex editing technique actually a few years ago for Snenmue 1 save to PAL conversion.
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