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FF7 Battle Swirl Disable Patch (is it possible)
« on: 2017-01-21 01:06:23 »
As I'm sure many of you know, ff7 has always had issues with the battle swirl in most emulators, even on the psp (pops). In some emulators it even crashes. I was wondering if anyone who has experiencing modding/creating patches for ff7 has looked into somehow disabling the swirl. Either bypassing it all together or perhaps having just a black screen with the audio still there. I would love for something like this to come into existence, and was surprised it hasnt by now. Hope to hear back from some of you guys soon, thanks in advance!

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Re: FF7 Battle Swirl Disable Patch (is it possible)
« Reply #1 on: 2017-01-21 11:57:00 »
You need an emulator that can handle framebuffer effects. ePSXe with basically any of Pete's gpu plugins will be able to do it, and most of the time they even have a special fix option that addresses FF7-specific problems.

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Re: FF7 Battle Swirl Disable Patch (is it possible)
« Reply #2 on: 2017-01-22 03:39:30 »
You need an emulator that can handle framebuffer effects. ePSXe with basically any of Pete's gpu plugins will be able to do it, and most of the time they even have a special fix option that addresses FF7-specific problems.

I am well aware of this. That wasnt what I was asking at all. The platforms im trying to run ff7 on dont have an epsxe port and the emulators available all crash when the battle swirl starts. So again, as I said, I am wondering if its possible to disable the swirl all together.

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Re: FF7 Battle Swirl Disable Patch (is it possible)
« Reply #3 on: 2017-01-22 04:17:42 »
Yes it is, but no one here will know how - since this is mostly a PC FF7 forum. If someone here does know R3000 assembly, they'd still have to work it out for you. The swirl is handed as a separate "module" kind of. It has its own specific function, like the field, wm, minigames, battle.

You're better off asking on a forum dedicated to PSX game programming. 

I could easily disable it for PC.

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Re: FF7 Battle Swirl Disable Patch (is it possible)
« Reply #4 on: Today at 01:17:30 »
I could easily disable it for PC.

Please can you release this patch, because i am getting dizzy by the battle swirl.  :(