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Hokuto no Fan
February 17, 2017, 9:41 PM
Dusted off my account to post this, I thought you guys would like to know that this game has been fully translated for all to enjoy!


Game Info

Original release: September, 2012
Original platform: PSP
Can be played on PSP, Vita, and any platform that can run PPSSPP.

What is SD Gundam G Gen Overworld?
SD Gundam G Gen Overworld is a 2D strategy RPG thatís somewhat similar to Super Robot Wars and Fire Emblem in terms of gameplay. In this game, you control giant robots known as mobile suits and warships as you fight through scenarios based on events from the Mobile Suit Gundam anime series and manga, as well as a secondary narrative that ties together Overworld and its predecessor, G Gen World.
Why translate this?
Up until 2016, there were few newer Gundam games translated into English, and almost all of them were Dynasty Warriors: Gundam/Gundam Musou titles. While attempts were made to translate both World and Overworld at release, they failed due to technical complications that could not be overcome at the time.
Then, in June 2014, the project was revived by izzul95 on GBATemp, who managed to access many of the text files required to pull off a translation. What followed was a roughly 2 and a half year effort to translate thousands of words and decipher many of the complexities of the gameís programming, as seen in our translation showcase video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6iXqfjuo34
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AarkQ3JryTU
Whatís in the game?
Ships, mobile suits, and characters from:


Mobile Suit Gundam
MSV (Mobile Suit Variations)
MSX
Mobile Suit Gundam MS Igloo
Mobile Suit Gundam MS Igloo 2
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team
Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story: The Blue Destiny
Mobile Suit Gundam: Zeonic Front
Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story: From Place Beyond the Blaze
Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket
Mobile Suit Gundam Battlefield Record U.C. 0081
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memories
Advance of Z
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (TV and A New Translation)
Z-MSV
Gundam Sentinel
Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
CCA-MSV
M-MSV
Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn
Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn MSV
Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash
Mobile Suit Gundam F90
Mobile Suit Gundam Silhouette F91
Mobile Suit Gundam F91
F91-MSV
Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam
Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam Skull Heart
Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam Steel Seven
Mobile Suit Victory Gundam
Mobile Fighter G Gundam
New Mobile Report Gundam Wing
New Mobile Report Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz
New Mobile Report Gundam Wing Dual Story: G-Unit
After War Gundam X
Turn A Gundam
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
SEED-MSV
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Astray
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED X Astray
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny
SEED Destiny-MSV
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED C.E. 73 Stargazer
Mobile Suit Gundam 00
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 - A wakening of the Trailblazer
Mobile Suit Gundam 00P
Mobile Suit Gundam 00F
Mobile Suit Gundam 00V
Mobile Suit Gundam AGE
Gunpla Builders: Beginning G
Mobile Suit Gundam Secret Weapons: Phantom Bullet
SD Gundam Gachapon/Gashapon Senshi series
SD Gundam GX
Mobile Suit Gundam: Gihren's Greed
Mobile Suit Gundam: Cross Dimension 0079
G Generation Originals
Dynasty Warriors Gundam

Screencaps: http://imgur.com/a/1hGFh
Installation Instructions


Obtain .ISO of G Gen Overworld.
Download the Patch files and XDelta from this link:https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByfNnBLIIZXvRUFUYnRTdW5qVkE
Open XdeltaUI, and open the patch you want to apply.
For the source, select your original Overworld ISO.
Set an output location, and press "Patch". The output file will be the name of the patched ISO.
Have Fun!

High Quality Textures for PPSSPP 1.3+:


Unpack the contents of "NPJH50681.zip" into the "[PPSSPP dir]\memstick\PSP\Textures\" directory, if the "Textures" directory doesn't exist, you need to create it manually.
Make sure texture replacing is enabled in PPSSPP (should be on by default). It is in Settings->Tools->Developer Tools->Replace Textures

NOTE: PPSSPP savestates are incompatible between non-patched and patched versions. Use normal, in-game saves before patching.
Alternative Font
If you're not a fan of the base font you can use a, in my opinion, much better looking font found here: http://www.mediafire.com/file/3ohb4rfy2233w7b/font.zip
Install it in \ppsspp\flash0\font\ folder and you'll be good to go.
Screens of Alt Font: http://imgur.com/a/lfF6O
FAQ
Q Is all the text in the game in English?
A: No, thereís a huge in-game database full of facts about mobile suits, ships, and characters that hasnít been translated, because itís simply too huge for our translators and editors to handle it. All the other text youíre likely to encounter has been translated into English though.
Q: Why should I play this when G Gen Genesis exists?
A: This is the only G Generation game thatís in English and has material from the Alternate Universe shows like Wing, G Gundam, SEED, and 00. G Gen Genesis only features Universal Century units, with the exception of a DLC unit or two and the G Gen original units.
Q: Are there any bugs weíre likely to see?
A: There are probably going to be typos, because the project has essentially been running with one editor (CleanSweep) working on dozens of files for 90+% of its length. There is also a persistent display error caused by PPSSPP removing Sonyís PSP font from its files Ė Turn A Gundamís name in game will appear as ď_ Gundam.Ē To fix this, download this file (http://www.mediafire.com/file/3ohb4rfy2233w7b/font.zip) and install it in \ppsspp\flash0\font.
Q: Are there CWCheat codes? This game is super grindy!
A: You better believe there are. Theyíll be included in a post below this one.
Q: How come some things look way nicer with the various graphics patches, and others donít?
A: The graphics patches pulled assets from console versions of prior games, which were made to a higher quality standard than anything thatís exclusive to Overworld. Since Overworld is a PSP game, lots of graphical sacrifices were made to make sure the game fit onto a UMD.
Q: How do I get custom background music to work?
A: For PSP users, follow this guide: http://www.ggenoverworld.com/index.php?title=Custom_BGM_Guide
A2: For PPSSPP users, try creating a /MUSIC/ folder inside the memstick directory, then create an OVERWORLD folder inside the music folder, before using the in-game Custom BGM function.
The Team


Project Founder: Izzul95
Co-Founder: CrashmanX

Hackers/programmers:


CrashmanX
PiQue_MajorCooke
Danikk

Editors:


CleanSweep/TC McQueen
LoakaMossi

Graphic designers:


Giliel777
Blackdog61 (Logos)

Translators:


Izzul95 (initial translations)
AdanK85 (storyline & dying quotes)
PiQue_MajorCooke (B1 and B2, ID19199)
CrashmanX (ID19199)

Beta testers


BetaXenon
Jace Akane
antarusch
Blackdog91
Kira "bugs Bunny" Yamato
NoctisLuna
Claytor22
erisluciano
Ostia69
00X

Special contributors:


Riku (Repacking help)
Breaktemp (Save files)
Steve, Dashman and Bring stability of SRW GC at 4chan thread.
Kujila_ (GGenOverworld wiki - context check)
Frenzy85 (Let's play videos - context check)
Cybermega (Let's play videos - context check)

Credit:


Game developer
- Namco Bandai Games

Link to the original GBA Temp thread:
https://gbatemp.net/threads/sd-gundam-g-generation-overworld-english-translation.369219/

ZeoZentnights
September 1, 2017, 10:48 PM
Already got the translated game and I'm enjoying it so far, feels good knowing what the characters are saying now