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Modding Kirby's Return to Dream Land

A Tutorial for Kirby's Return to Dream Land

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Hello! This tutorial will guide you through modding your Kirby's Return to Dream Land game using the Dolphin emulator!



Requirements



Now, let's get started!


Dumping the Game

Before you start modding, you'll need a dump of your game. To start, right-click the game in Dolphin, and select "Properties".



Next, click the "Filesystem" tab, and right-click "Disc" in the file tree. Then, select "Extract Entire Disc...".



Select the folder where you would like to store the game dump. I would recommend placing it where Dolphin can find the folder so you can load the modded files, and making a copy of it for later use.

After that, you're done! Now you can simply find mods around this site, download them, and place them in their respective folders in the dump that Dolphin recognizes.



Running the Game with Mods

Once you've dumped the game, reload Dolphin's game list. If you put the dump where Dolphin can read it, you should find a copy of Kirby's Return to Dream Land in the menu with the file called "main.dol".



This copy is the dump, and can be run as you would run a normal game.

If this copy of the game does not appear in Dolphin's game list, click "Config" at the top of the window, then the "Paths" tab. Make sure "Search Subfolders" is checked.



NOTE: What you see here is not exactly everything you will see on your installation of Dolphin. I customized my own to use my own personal paths.

After that, simply click "Close" and reload the game list.

If you've modified the playable dump, the game will load with the modded files.



That's about it! Have fun modding Kirby's Return to Dream Land!

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    Hi whenever I have The search Sub folders option it crashes dolphin.
    May be Scoot.
  • 20d
    my computer can't read the disk. but my wii can so I don't think its my disk's problem. any idea how to fix that? or should I just download it online? if so, where should I download it?
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    Just a tip, you can also run mods on console if you replace original game files with mod files in the iso via WiiScrubber.
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    To those which it doesn't work: Make sure that your using a development build and you extract an ISO, not a WBFS.
    Bananite
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    uhhh it isnt working , i did everything that the kirb mod did and this tutorial but nothing loaded in?
    Bananite
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    Is there any way to patch the ISO with the mods, so i can convert it into a wbfs for use with an actual wii system?
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    I did everything I said and the game does not appear with the mod.

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  • 3mo
    Hello.

    Which Dolphin build are you using here?
    When I right click on the disc in Filesystem it says "Extract All Files" instead of "Extract entire disc."

    And when I do extract it into the folder where the games are found, nothing shows up on the list in the emulator.

    Help please?
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    can you use kirby return to dreamland mods on wii/wiiu and if so, how?

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    I would like some help.
    I dumped the game just as told, and I've tried extracting it to documents, downloads, desktop, and the dolphin folder itself. Each time nothing comes up. Am I doing something wrong?
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