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Offline Dinomite

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Re: N64UNPAK Tool ?
« Reply #40 on: April 09, 2019, 04:34:08 PM »
I wonder.

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Re: N64UNPAK Tool ?
« Reply #41 on: April 19, 2019, 10:11:41 AM »
Hope things are going well.

Just a random thought but could this tool possibly help with extracting level models from games like Shadowman for example. That game is troublesome the model format was something weird too. I have been unable to get clean exports on that one in particular.

Sure, I can make it compatible depends on the data packed in the "n64 Rom".

Update, on my progress on this tool I apologize I've been dealing with some important family stuff lately
But, I did get a big chunk of the code done but I am stopped due to trying to understand some data from the "N64 Rom" so
I know what to do next Because I have been doing some serious testing on other "N64 Roms" out there too see if they too use
the same file system &  structures and so on.
So, I want this tool well I want is a different issue but I am trying to code this tool to extract any "N64 RoM".
So, in other words a universal "N64 Rom Extractor" which I think is a very good Idea indeed so this is what Is been holding me up
On getting the project done in time so the only thing I can do is keep you all updated every month to give updates.  :have a nice day:

"UPDATE 4.4" "BIG ANNOUNCEMENT"

Hey, guys I want to give another update on my progress of the tool.
I've also got a pic to show as well but as of know.
""Here is the pic https://imgur.com/a/cSYVZaZ ""

Yesterday, I got done the extraction classes for the files "png , dll "
So, I lack a couple more classes for the other files as well.
But, I've got the interface done for the tool as well.
I've also, added a support feature for repacking the ROM.
So, for example you could make a HD texture pack for the game lets say for example "Turok"
So, with my tool you could repack the HD textures back into the ROM and play the ROM on a emulator with the new hd textures which is cool to.
So, it introduces modding to the N64 which is something we need for sure.

I have 1 big announcement.
I decided when I get this tool done I am making a PC port of Turok 3 shadows of oblivion for PC.
So, there will be a port of the 3rd installment of Turok for PC finally after so many years.
So, thanks for all your all's patience with me I'm still hard at work on this tool but so close to getting it done.

Any, Questions you might have feel free to ask them.
Thank you, and have a wonderful Saturday. :have a nice day:

I love this. I can't wait to see it done.

I wonder.

Update:: 4/19/2019 Hey, fellow Turok players, I finally got done the extractor tool,
but there is an issue when I tried to extract the Turok 3.n64 file it gave me a compression error
Upon, doing the research I found out here http://en64.shoutwiki.com/wiki/N64_Compression
that, this tool needs to support all n64 compression types for me to be able to extract all data from the
n64 files from any n64 game I'm well sure that the other systems like the 3d0, Dreamcast, and others have there own compression types
as well.
So, I'm trying my best to code all compression types so the n64 tool will support them so I can get all data from the .n64 files.

It delays, me to get this tool out but it is worth it to be able to extract all data from any n64 game, not just a selective one.
I'm, sure that other modders would want to extract all data from other n64 games as well so this feature needs to be added.

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Re: N64UNPAK Tool ?
« Reply #42 on: April 20, 2019, 10:39:24 PM »
Good to hear an update from ya. Keep up the good work. Could you possibly provide us with a screenshot of the program?

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Re: N64UNPAK Tool ?
« Reply #43 on: April 21, 2019, 10:24:32 PM »
Good to hear an update from ya. Keep up the good work. Could you possibly provide us with a screenshot of the program?

Yeah, sure Here is go: https://imgur.com/QRinUFr
Just, click the link and click the image to enlarge it.
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