User talk:Selvah

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  TheOriginalOne 22:40, 10 August 2013 (UTC)  
 

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Very interesting... you said you wanted to upload the sprite but that you couldn't because you weren't allowed to upload new files... But you can actually do so: you're just not familiarized with the files system at Bulbagarden. Because in Bulbapedia the files don't come from Bulbapedia itself, but from the archives, another division of Bulbagarden. The Bulbapedia pages for the files are just an uneditable copy of the original version. So, did you manage to get the sprite? Be careful, because it has got certain requirements:

  • Their height should be of 8 pixels
  • Their name should follow the formula "<game abbreviation (RB/Y)>GlitchName<hexadecimal identifier>.png" (yes, it should be png)
  • You can't crop the names from the pokédex entry: it has to be from a battle, in an emulator that accepts colors (as roms pose legal issues, I won't get deeper into the question)

You're welcome to ask further questions about that here. When you think everything was understood, go ahead! But without stopping sometimes to see eventual advice from me or from others. TheOriginalOne 16:53, 11 August 2013 (UTC)


- I think I had all of those in check. The picture height is actually 10 px, but I followed the example of another glitch Pokémon name elsewhere, and it just has two white pixel rows above and below the name. The name itself is still 8 px tall.

Also, I'm assuming that with long, spacey names that wrap around the screen it's impractical (and thus not very important) to monitor the amount of space in between characters / glitch blocks. Selvah (talk) 09:50, 12 August 2013 (UTC)

Then you probably looked at the example of one of my uploads from when I still didn't know that rule. It exists not only in order not to break the text alignment, as to keep that 8px autenticity. Just put the image into an editing software: GIMP, for example, would be practical if you are willing to handle many images. If your problem is just cropping, then, in case you have Windows, you could just use something as simple as MS Office Picture Manager. Anyway, just for a test, instead of directly uploading it to Bulbagarden, try to just do so on an upload site, and then to give me the link. If it follows the requirements, then you're ready to do it alone. TheOriginalOne 13:13, 12 August 2013 (UTC)

- Still says "You do not have permission to create new pages." Here's the uploaded picture, though: puu.sh/48V6H.png - its filename is RBGlitchNameF5.png Selvah (talk) 14:36, 23 August 2013 (UTC)

Are you sure you were on the archives and not on bulbapedia? This is the page. Anyway, I said that it can't be cropped from the pokédex entry: it has to be from the battle name, which isn't that brown. Notify me with your progresses. Looking forward to hearing that. オリナル TheOriginalOne 15:36, 23 August 2013 (UTC)

- Affirmative; it was that same page. As for the name, it's different when it's sent out and when it's caught. That screenshot was from when Channeler sent it out, before my game froze. I think the problem is that I can't get VBA to display colors on GB games properly. Would you know a working method of doing this? I've tried a few, and at the moment I'm running Pokémon Red as a .gbc file (instead of .gb). (I doubt discussing this in particular will pose a legal issue.) Selvah (talk) 21:52, 23 August 2013 (UTC)