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bgbennyboy
07-29-2006, 04:07 PM
Quick And Easy Software (http://quick.mixnmojo.com)

I've released two new programs, both are Telltale-related.

#1

Telltale Explorer (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/software#telltaleexplorer) is, as the name suggests, the Telltale equivalent to Psychonauts Explorer (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/software#psychonautsexplorer) and allows you to browse the game archives, save/convert images and fonts, extract the dialog scripts, rip the music and more.

It supports all 4 Telltale games (Telltale Texas Hold’em, Bone: Out From Boneville, CSI-3 Dimensions of Murder, Bone: The Great Cow Race) and is able to do more with some games than others. For more on specific limitations see the readme. (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/readmes/TelltaleExplorer.html)

http://quick.mixnmojo.com/screenshots/TelltaleExplorerSmall.gif

Get it here. (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/software#telltaleexplorer)

#2

Telltale Music Extractor (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/software#telltalemusic) enables you to rip the music from all 4 Telltale games. It rips all the music at once, rather than individually as Telltale Explorer does.

http://quick.mixnmojo.com/screenshots/TelltaleMusicExtractorSmall.gif

Get it here. (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/software#telltalemusic)

diduz
07-30-2006, 02:53 PM
BGBennyboy, I really DIG (and use) your stuff.
As for the TTExplorer, do you think you could add a feature that allows to import the modified files BACK into the ttarch files? To be precise, I'm thinking of the Texas Hold'em dialog script: that would allow a fan translation! :-)
One could edit the simple txt file and import it back into the data file automatically as a LUA script...
Bye,
Dom (Italy)

bgbennyboy
07-30-2006, 04:04 PM
I've already released a tool that allows you to create .ttarch files. Its called the Bone ttarch creator (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/software#bonettarchcreate), I havent tested it with any of the other Telltale games. There's a good chance it'll work with CSI and Texas Hold'em though.

If you want to edit the dialog text, you would need to edit the .langdb file. Its layout is quite simple and a tool to edit its contents could easily be made.

jp-30
07-30-2006, 10:36 PM
Lovely stuff!

diduz
07-31-2006, 11:12 AM
I've already released a tool that allows you to create .ttarch files. Its called the Bone ttarch creator (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/software#bonettarchcreate), I havent tested it with any of the other Telltale games. There's a good chance it'll work with CSI and Texas Hold'em though.

If you want to edit the dialog text, you would need to edit the .langdb file. Its layout is quite simple and a tool to edit its contents could easily be made.

Thanks for your reply. :-)
I've already tried the Bone Ttarch Creator but it doesn't work with Hold'em (the game crashes).
Also, I really don't know how to create tools like that, I'm not a programmer. Is there an easy way to learn these simple programming skills? ;-)

bgbennyboy
07-31-2006, 03:32 PM
If I get chance before I go away on holiday I'll update the ttarch creator to support Texas Holdem. Similarly, if there's a demand for it I'll knock up a tool to edit the .langdb files.

bgbennyboy
07-31-2006, 06:11 PM
Try this (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/temp/Telltale_ttarch_Creator.exe) - it should work ok. I did a quick test and it seemed fine.

diduz
08-02-2006, 12:23 PM
Thanks, BGBennyboy!
You're a benefactor of humanity. :-)
I'll give the new tool a try. If you coded a lang file editor I wouldn't complain. To be more precise, I think I could weep openly (of joy).
Dom

EDIT (08/05): The tool works!!! :-)

bgbennyboy
08-23-2006, 11:56 AM
I've knocked up a quick LangDB editor. Its very hacky and only works with Texas Hold'em. I havent tested it beyond the screenshot below, but give it a go and see if it works.

http://quick.mixnmojo.com/temp/LangDB_TestSmall.gif (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/temp/LangDB_Test.jpg)


Get it here. (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/temp/LangDBEditor.exe)

bgbennyboy
08-23-2006, 06:49 PM
I've updated the link with a newer version, it now works with both Texas Hold'em and CSI: 3 Dimensions of Murder.

Dangerzone
08-24-2006, 05:16 PM
i am still waiting for a 3d model viewer

bgbennyboy
08-31-2006, 03:49 PM
I've released the official version. There are minor changes from the earlier version.

Get it here. (http://quick.mixnmojo.com/software#telltalelangdb)