Author Topic: Extracting all the dialog from only the .exe?  (Read 240 times)

tom567

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Extracting all the dialog from only the .exe?
« on: 27 Feb 2018, 20:16 »
Hello,

Is it possible to extract all the dialog lines from only the executable file? I created a game a long time ago but I only have the exe left.
However, the dialog wasn't using the latin alphabet, so I got no luck with opening the exe with Notepad++ or Sublime Text :(

Thanks a lot!

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Re: Extracting all the dialog from only the .exe?
« Reply #1 on: 27 Feb 2018, 20:53 »
I just answered similar question: http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/forums/index.php?topic=55836.0
Are you and miabi talk about same game?

tom567

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Re: Extracting all the dialog from only the .exe?
« Reply #2 on: 27 Feb 2018, 21:10 »
I just answered similar question: http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/forums/index.php?topic=55836.0
Are you and miabi talk about same game?

Thanks for the link, I don't think we're talking about the same game?
I looked at the solutions you linked, however they both need you to have the TRS or TRA file in addition to the exe. Sadly, I only have the exe file :(
Did you find the russian tool you were talking about? It sounds useful!

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Re: Extracting all the dialog from only the .exe?
« Reply #3 on: 27 Feb 2018, 21:16 »
Did you find the russian tool you were talking about? It sounds useful!

I did not, and their site appears to be deleted for some reason. But this tool could be written again, because it is not very complicated.

I suggest continue this discussion in the forum thread I linked, because it's essentially same problem.

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Re: Extracting all the dialog from only the .exe?
« Reply #4 on: 28 Feb 2018, 01:45 »
Locking this, just to encourage discussion in one place. (I think merging the two threads may cause confusion.)