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- Touhou Patch Center
🎉 TH04's and TH05's OP.EXE are now fully position-independent! 🎉
What does this mean?
You can now add any data or code to the main menus of the two games, by simply editing the ReC98 source, writing your mod in ASM or C/C++, and recompiling the code. Since all absolute memory addresses have now been converted to labels, this will work without causing any instability. See the position independence section in the FAQ for a more thorough explanation about why this was a problem.
What does this not mean?
The original ZUN code hasn't been completely reverse-engineered yet, let alone decompiled. Pretty much all of that is still ASM, which might make modding a bit inconvenient right now.
Since this push was otherwise pretty unremarkable, I made a video demonstrating a few basic things you can do with this: (click to enable external content from YouTube)
Now, what to do for the last outstanding Touhou Patch Center push? Bullets, or resident structures?