How to Play Ni No Kuni: The Jet-Black Mage on Nintendo DS in English
Ni No Kuni: The Jet-Black Mage is a role-playing game developed by Level-5 and Studio Ghibli for the Nintendo DS. It was released in Japan in 2010, but never officially localized for other regions. However, thanks to a fan translation project, you can now enjoy this game in English on your Nintendo DS or emulator.
In this article, we will show you how to download and apply the fan translation patch, as well as how to use the Magic Master PDF, a 372-page book that is required to play the game. We will also provide some tips and tricks to help you get started with this charming and whimsical adventure.
What is Ni No Kuni: The Jet-Black Mage
Ni No Kuni: The Jet-Black Mage is the first game in the Ni No Kuni franchise, which also includes Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch for PlayStation 3 and Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom for PlayStation 4 and PC. The game follows the story of Oliver, a young boy who travels to a parallel world called Ni No Kuni (meaning \"Second World\" in Japanese) in order to save his mother from a mysterious illness. Along the way, he meets many friends and foes, learns magic spells, and explores a vast and colorful world.
The game features beautiful graphics and animations by Studio Ghibli, the acclaimed animation studio behind films such as Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and Princess Mononoke. The game also features a rich and immersive soundtrack by Joe Hisaishi, the composer of many Studio Ghibli films. The game has been praised by critics and fans alike for its story, gameplay, and presentation.
How to Download and Apply the Fan Translation Patch
The fan translation patch for Ni No Kuni: The Jet-Black Mage was released on December 9th, 2018 by a team of fans led by Zkarts. The patch translates the entire game into English, including text, graphics, menus, and voice clips. The patch also fixes some bugs and glitches that were present in the original Japanese version.
To download and apply the fan translation patch, you will need the following:
A clean Japanese ROM of Ni No Kuni: Shikkoku no Madoushi (the original title of the game) with CRC32: 68B796B1
A patching tool such as xdelta or Lunar IPS
The official fan translation patch v1.0 from Romhacking.net or Mediafire
The Magic Master PDF from the same download link as the patch
Once you have all these files, follow these steps:
Extract the patch zip file to a folder on your computer
Open your patching tool and select the Japanese ROM as the source file and the patch file as the patch file
Apply the patch and save the output file as a new ROM with a different name
Copy the patched ROM to your Nintendo DS flashcart or emulator of choice
Open the Magic Master PDF on your computer or print it out if you prefer
Enjoy playing Ni No Kuni: The Jet-Black Mage in English!
How to Use the Magic Master PDF
The Magic Master PDF is a digital version of the physical book that came with the original Japanese release of Ni No Kuni: The Jet-Black Mage. The book contains information about the world of Ni No Kuni, such as maps, characters, creatures, items, spells, and lore. The book is also essential for playing the game, as it contains codes and symbols that are needed to solve puzzles, cast spells, and unlock secrets.
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