www.tombraiderforums.com  

Go Back   www.tombraiderforums.com > Tomb Raider Series > The Angel of Darkness

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 28-04-11, 22:21   #1
Active Man
Historian
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 406
Smile Angel Of Darkness Text Editor

Hi folks!

What I made today is a tiny tool which basically enables you to simply extract all (unused and used) text from the text_uk.db file to a .txt file, edit that file, and put it back in the .db (inject) so it all the strings show up in the game properly.
So, it's basically an extractor and injector. Could be useful for translations, mods, videos in which the subtitles are redundant etc.

Included with the package is an explanation of the file format, which is extremely simple. I'm quite positive that someone has already done this in the past (I've searched through the forum a bit, nothing turned up though); if this is the case, feel free to close this thread.
Here is a screenshot from Parisian Ghetto:



Here is the download for the complete package: aod_txt.zip

And a little standalone extra for those interested, it removes all subtitles & text from the game (could be useful for videos, perhaps?):
remove_all_text.zip
Just put it in the same directory as the other .exe's, but watch out: it basically deletes all the text from the .db, so you'll certainly need a backup and the SCU to select the levels easily (as the menus aren't visible as well when you remove all text)!

Please do read the read_me.txt file included with the package, it will probably answer the most obvious questions. Feel free to ask additional questions here.

Thanks for your attention!

Last edited by Active Man; 29-04-11 at 06:50.
Active Man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28-04-11, 22:42   #2
KIKO
Relic Hunter
 
KIKO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5,795
Default

And does she say those "unused" lines or is it just text?
KIKO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28-04-11, 22:44   #3
Active Man
Historian
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 406
Default

Well, the lines that you didn't hear in the games are obviously unused, so she doesn't ever say them. But they still extract as text, of course.
(The Tony picture above is just a joke I made, it's not a missing line.)
Active Man is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-04-11, 00:12   #4
maximum_123
Golden
 
maximum_123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Bournemouth, UK
Posts: 5,747
Default

Looks cool, thanks for this! I'm not particularly interested in scrolling through that huge text file, so this is awesome
maximum_123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30-04-11, 11:03   #5
-Roli-
Relic Hunter
 
-Roli-'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 5,489
Default

Thank you so much Active Man
-Roli- is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT. The time now is 20:24.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.