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3c. Manual Voice and Graphics

This page is for manual install only. To install automatically, please go back to the introduction page, and follow the instructions


Manual installation (Windows/Linux/Mac)

Manual installation is not recommended unless you have problems with the cross-platform installer. However, if you can't get the automatic installer to work, you can follow the below instructions to install the game manually.

MAC USERS ONLY - Various Gotchas

  • When overwriting one folder with another on Mac, it by default entirely replaces the folder rather than merging. To fix this see the instructions for "Merge two folders with the same name" here: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH25633?locale=en_US
  • MacOSX has some security features which can prevent the game running correctly. Please follow the install instructions closesly so this doesn't happen.

Answer Arc ADV Addon

Instructions on installing the Answer Arcs ADV Addon are at the bottom of the page.

Don't skip any links! We can only guarantee the patch will work if you download all the parts of the chapter you want to play.

Question Arcs Script Voices Graphics Executable Updates (DL all) Update (OS Specific)
Question Arcs 1080p Download 0.u Download 1080p Graphics Windows
Mac
Linux
-1080p Rolling Update
-ADV Files
Choose one:
-WINDOWS
-LINUX/MAC
Answer Arcs Script Voices Graphics Executable Updates
Answer Arcs (Ch.5~8) Download 0.u Download Download Windows
Mac
Linux
No Updates
Answer Arcs ADV Mode Addon See bottom of page See bottom of page

How to install the patch manually

Common steps are the same for all platforms. The remaining steps are different - please be aware of this!

WARNING: Make sure you extract any archives directly, without creating a subfolder! If your extraction tool has created an extra subfolder (probably with the same name as the archive), please manually move the files out of the subfolder and into the root game directory, otherwise the game won't be able to detect the files!

Common Steps (Windows, Linux, and Mac)

  1. Extract the graphics archive (the first part only, it should extract the rest automatically) inside the game folder. The archive is called Umineko-Graphics.zip.001 for the Question Arcs , and UminekoChiru-Graphics.7z.001 for the Answer Arcs

  2. Extract the voices archive inside the game folder. The archive is called Umineko-Voices.zip for the Question Arcs and UminekoChiru-Voices.7z for the Answer Arcs

  3. Extract the latest update archive, if available, (Update V[number].zip) inside the game folder. Overwrite all files if asked.

  4. Rename the file 0.utf inside your Umineko folder to 0_old.utf (Backup the original script)

  5. Put the patched 0.u file inside the game folder.

  6. SEE STEPS BELOW SPECIFIC TO YOUR PLATFORM!

Windows

7 . Backup the old .exe. For the Question Arcs, rename Umineko1to4.exe to Umineko1to4_old.exe. For the Answer Arcs, rename Umineko5to8.exe to Umineko5to8_old.exe.

8 . Install the new .exe (the one you downloaded from this page). For the Question arcs, put the patched Umineko1to4.exe in the game folder. For the Answer Arcs, put the patched Umineko5to8.exe inside the folder.

Linux

7 . Backup the old .exe. For the Question Arcs, rename Umineko1to4 to Umineko1to4_old. For the Answer Arcs, rename Umineko5to8 to Umineko5to8_old.

8 . Install the new .exe (the one you downloaded from this page). For the Question arcs, put the patched Umineko1to4 in the game folder. For the Answer Arcs, put the patched Umineko5to8 inside the folder.

9 . You might have to set the .exe to have executable permissions so you can run it.

Mac

7 . Backup the old .exe. This is the file with a character image on it (.app file), but the .app part may be hidden. For the Question Arcs, rename Umineko1to4.app to Umineko1to4_old.app. For the Answer Arcs, rename Umineko5to8.app to Umineko5to8_old.app.

8 . IMPORTANT: MacOSX will try to prevent you from extracting the new, patched .app into the game folder! To get around this, you must extract it outside the game folder (preferably to your desktop or another personal folder). After you have extracted the .app file, you can then copy it to the root of the game folder (where the old one used to be). Extract Umineko1to4.app.zip for the Question Arcs and Umineko5to8.app.zip for the Answer Arcs.

9 . If you fail to do step 8 this correctly, you will get this error:

Missing Game Data

Error (07th mod): The script file '0.utf' is missing from the game directory. https://discord.gg/acSbBtD.

Try step 8 again if you get this error.


Verification

Your folder structure should be something like this after you are finished. If it doesn't, you probably extracted to a subfolder by accident - To fix this, move the files out of the subfolder and into the root directory.

For the Question arcs:

BGM
big     //important - graphics
bmp     //important - graphics
en      //important - graphics
fonts
ME
movie
(mysav) //generated when you run the game
SE
sys_se
voice   //important - voices

For the Answer arcs:

bg      //important - backgrounds
cg      //important - special/cutscene images
BGM
big     //important - graphics
bmp     //important - graphics
en      //important - graphics
fonts
ME
movie
(mysav) //generated when you run the game
SE
sprites //important - character sprites
sys_se
voice   //important - voices

All Platforms - File Verification

Ensure that you have your 0.u or 0.utf (depending on your platform), and your patched Umineko1to4.exe, Umineko1to4, or Umineko1to4.app is present in the root of the game folder.


Answer Arc ADV Addon

Script Updates
ADV Mode Addon 0.u Script ADV Assets

This ADV Mode addon is only for the Answer arcs. For the Question arcs, the 1080p full patch already contains ADV mode.

  1. Ensure that you have a working release of the full graphics patch of the Chiru Answer Arcs (Scroll back up this page to install it).
  2. Download the ADV mode 0.u Script listed above and replace the existing 0.u file
  3. Download and Unzip the ADV Assets archive listed above into the game folder (Check that it creates the following folders: fonts_adv, textbox, textbox_black).