Simple Instructions

Installation: If you have no other plugins

These are simple instructions for those new to the patch and haven't added plugins to their PSP before.  If you have no idea what PSP plugins are or what "seplugins" is, this guide is for you!
  1. Check your ISO size is exactly 1,207,140,352 bytes.  You can do this on Windows by right-clicking the ISO and selecting Properties.
    • Note that if it isn't you may continue but we will not be to help you if any problems occur -- the patch is only for unmodified ISOs!
  2. Download one of the two following files, depending on whether or not you have a PSP Go or any other model:
  3. Connect your PSP (or plug in your memory stick) to your computer. 
  4. Optional but highly recommended if you have one:
    Back up your game save!  Go into PSP/SAVEDATA and copy the ULJM05800 folder to your computer.

  5. Unzip the entire contents of the archive you just downloaded to the root of your PSP's storage.
    • The root of the storage is the very first thing you see when you access it on your computer. On Windows it's a drive letter, like D:\, E:\ etc.
  6. Download the latest version of the patch, contained in an archive.
  7. Unzip this archive (which contains MHP3RD_DATA.bin) into the seplugins/mhp3rd_loader/ folder.  You want it so that mhp3patch.prx and MHP3RD_DATA.bin in the mhp3rd_loader folder.
    Do not try and extract MHP3RD_DATA.bin!  Just put it on the PSP with the plugin.
  8. Switch the PSP off by holding the power slider/button, then switch it back on again.
  9. Boot MHP3rd.
That's it!  If all has gone well, you'll see something like this for a couple of seconds when you start the game:

Updating the Patch
When you want to update the patch just follow steps 4 to 7 above.

131 comments:

  1. Doesn't Work for me :/ i followed every step. in the end my Themes got disabled & now i can't load new ones/the old ones back.

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    1. Dude, i think u are using PRo CFW and u need to load fastrecovery after turning off your psp...

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    2. hello matthew, im using CFW 6.60 pro b10. i have this problem running the game it went black screen and then it shutdowns my psp. does this really work for CFW 6.60 pro b10? I followed all the procedure but fail. help?

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    3. mine does not go black screen but its still in japanese nothing happened...what do i do?

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    5. Hi Guys , I just did it .I'm using 6.60 pro-b10 . first you need to change the cpu clock game to "default" then reset your psp by "reset vsh" in the PRO VSH MENU . you'll see this menu by pressing "select" button while in the home screen. thanks TMO you're the best !

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  2. I have a dude.
    The menu is translated but not all the menu.
    Are you going to translate it? Because a great menu means a great game.

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  3. Hey guys I'm using a PSP 2,000 with 5,50 gen-D3 CFW. I followed all the steps and whenever I try to get it to load all I get is "The game could not be started. (8002014)" My recovery settings are 1.50 kernel and no UMD M.33 I'll keep playing with this but if anyone is familiar with this and knows how to fix it then it would be incredibly helpful.

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    1. upgrade cfw to promethus-4 its pretty simple game ill work

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  4. i did all the steps but how do i get the iso folder and do i need that folder for it to work

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  7. You guys are awesome! Thanks so much!!

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  8. I did all the steps and when I try to load up the game it just restarts my PSP. I have LCFW 6.60LME because my psp is "unhackable" but the plugin shows up in the menu of the LCFW so I'm not exactly sure WHAT the problem is.

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  9. I belive i did it correctly but missed something because in the intro screen (the one in the xmb with background of the guy holding longsword, and video of barroth roaring.) it is in english, but when in the game its still in japanese.

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    1. Me to :( I'm bored of that. Can someone respond ?

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  10. THIS TRANSLATION PACK WORK ON 6.35 PROB10?

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  11. I'm using 6.20 tn-a hen
    well trying to do what written on advanced Ins.
    well i hope it works

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    1. I strongly recommend that you update to 6.20PRO-Cf3 (found here - http://code.google.com/p/procfw/downloads/detail?name=620PRO-C.fix3.rar ) since TN-A is so outdated and TotalNoob no longer supports it (he doesn't develop for the PSP at all anymore... T_T )

      If you need any help installing it (it's very simple, just follow the readme) feel free to message me on http://wololo.net/talk/index.php I'm a Moderator there and my name is Disturbed0ne. I can help you with pretty much anything concerning the PSP.

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  12. thanks team maverick! u guys are LEGEND-wait fo it----- DARY!! :D

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  13. thanks, is work to me

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  14. does this work for 6.60 pro b10?

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  15. does this work for 6.39 pro b6 ?

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  16. just follow the step 8 and 9 \m/

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  17. thank you so much, , , it worked!!!!
    you're awesome. . . btw did u work on another game too??

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  18. Can you please make this patch for the Vita too?

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  19. Is not possible to make patch for PS Vita!
    Vita have only basic exploit in PSP emulator and is not possible to run ISO from PSP!

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  20. yo team maverick..i have a problem with the patch because at first it worked and then after a few days it didnt worked anymore..i tried reinstalling it but still it didnt worked..can u pls help me..i really love this game.. ://

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  22. I put my iso file of Monster Hunter Portable 3rd into my ISO file on my psp but when I click memory stick in the game section of the PSP menu, there is nothing? I have even tried renaming it to MHP3.ISO and MHP3.CSO but it still does not show up on my PSP. Please help :(

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  23. Hi everyone. I have run in to a small problem.
    I installed the patch and made sure it is enabeled in the vsh menu. The game rip is untouched but somehow the patch won't load. Does anyone have the same issue?
    I'm using a pspgo with firmware 6.20 pro-c

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  24. OMG
    BASCILY I CHECK AND ITS 1.12 GB SO I PUT IT ON DER IT LOADS UP SAYIN TMO PATCH TINGY DEN IT LOADS FOR A LITTLE WHILE DEN GOS BLACK AND FREEESES AND GOES OF BYE ITS SELF TURN IT BAK ON DEN THE SAME THING HAPPENS AGAIN >:O

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  25. omg sorry it works now lol omg

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  26. For some reason the game file is gone. I connected my PSP Go to my computer and the file's still there, the save file's still there, but I can't start it up cuz it doesn't show up. Any suggestions?

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    1. Did you format the memory stick? If you didn't and you made your own ISO file in the root, from my personal experience, that doesn't work, you have to use the file made for you when you format the memory stick.

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  27. Thanks! works great with my PSP 3000 PRO-B10 CFW XD

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    1. How ? Because I did all the steps and the game is still in japanesse , In rebooting the psp using PRO-B10 CFW , you need to recover things using the "fast recovery" , does it matter for not loading the plugin ?

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  28. It did not work. I followed all the instructions then still no message popped up. Some of the items are still in Japanese.

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  29. its a shame that not everything has been translated :/

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    1. If this is a shame for you don't use it!
      If this is a shame for you make own translation or help us finish work!

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  30. Having issues getting this to work. I put all the files in the correct spots and the "TMO Patch" thing does not come up, nothing is translated.
    HELP!!

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  31. Hi! I followed all the steps and installed correctly the SEPLUGINS folder and then the patch, but the game still runs in Japanese :(. I am using a PSP2000 with 6.60 ProB10. The ISO size is exactly 1,207,140,352 bytes, just the name of it is different to the one in the image. Any advice would be appeciated. Thanks!

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  32. Followed all the steps as everyone else is saying. Exact same ISO size but no message or translation. PSP1000 with 6.60 ProB10. What do you mean by boot the game? Does that mean start it up after you restart your psp? If you didn't then that would be why.

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  33. My words are not enough to say how thankful I am for the on-going patch releases that you guys make on a semi-regular basis...thank you and more power to you.

    As for your question...I was trying to find a credible source of monster hunter portable 3rd patch last year and I found your blog...thanks to that monster hunter became the new lunch room game in my animation school :P we usually play in groups during lunch time (2 teams of 4 people ;) )

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  34. works like a charm. put the files in place, restart the psp and BAM! the comprehensible-greatest-most asskicking-game ever is on my psp \(^O^)/ oh and you should work on the quest describtions, some are kinda grammar-faulty

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  35. How do I apply the patch on ps vita? Been trawling through the internet,but find myself stumped..

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  36. Simply Amazing! Great Job, I have a PSP 3001 with 6.60 Pro-B9 and really Works! Thanks a Lot (Smaug horde size)

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  37. my psp's firmware is 6.35 PRO-A3 and this patch can't work at my psp.please reply i need this patch for my monster hunter third

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    1. GEt a Normal psp firmware

      like 6.35 pro b-10

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  38. my psp firmware is 6.60 pro-c and if i change the equipment of my fylene comrade the game always crash

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    1. LOL.. i have 6.60 pro-b10

      it works for me..
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    2. Zhab,how did you do it??

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    3. it work for me too
      1) set your both your cpu clock bus and XMB (I forget) to default
      i got the same problem and I change The Both of it , it works

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  39. Sorry to bother but my PSP has the latest firmware but the plugins have never worked for me, is there a way I could patch the game and not have to run the seplugins?

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  41. How can I use the patch with pirate ISO? Please. I use a Vita with CFW.

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    1. it has 10 succes rate and 90% fail rate

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  42. It did not work. I followed all the instructions then still no message popped up. My software is 6.60 pro-b9. Maybe it is wrong? I see that a lot people have pro-b10. I must change it?

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  44. sir, it did not work to my psp..my firmware is PRO_B FAST RECOVERY help me plssss...

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  45. the game would not start. I have PSP 1000 with 5.50 prometheus firmware. help?

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  46. NOT WORKING!!! I FOLLOWED ALL OF THE INSTRUCTION BUT STILL NOT WORKING ASAP PLS ANSWER!!!

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  47. hey there, i need help. after a couple seconds i run my mh3rd. the red scree come up but it doesn't say anything just red blank screen. and the English patch seems does't work on my psp, its all still japanese. please help me out!!

    my CFW is 5.03 Prome-3

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  48. I have a 6.60 pro b10, now my question is: I have updated it but system info says 6.60 not 6.60 pro b10 unless I run CFW. It also comes with a fast recovery which I have no idea what it is. But, I followed the steps but I cannot find any .ISO file. I have downloaded the untouched hard copy but there's nothing in it's contents that says Monster Hunter Portable 3rd.iso

    Can anyone help me?

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    1. *Facepalm* ok fast recovery is after u install the cfw, everytime u fully shutdown ur psp not just in standby mode but fully shut it down u must activate tht to go into cfw mode.

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  49. realy good work!!i super happy!!thank a lot dude!!you realy make my day!!

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  50. its say " the game could not be started. (80020148) .
    can someone help me please.

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  51. Thanks a lot dude! Now I can finally play the game!!! Keep up the good work!!!

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  52. I can't get it to work. I followed it step by step but the only thing different for me though is that I don't have that ISO folder. Could that be why it isn't working?

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  53. good sirs.what if i already have the seplugins?will i just merge it?

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  54. Ok so guys it worked a while ago but then it quit on me. now ive reinstalled the game and the patch but it just doesnt seem to work. It says that the plugin is there and that i can turn it on and off but it just wont work. I use Pro cfw and yes i used fast recovery and all that stuff also my game is exactly the right file but idk what is going on.

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  55. i followed every steps, but it didn't work out. i have pro b9

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  56. didnt do any of this, still worked, im awsome ha ha nah used the patcher bypased all of this

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  57. SOLUTION FOR PLUGIN: CPU CLOCK GAME must be set to default

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    1. thank you sooooooo much once again thankssss a lot a ton of thanks its finally work thank you

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    2. ALL THE WASTED YEARS!!! - Squidward Tentacles

      This whole time I've been stuck with the same thing believing I updated successfully but always wondering why so many things were still in Jap and why at the title screen it didn't read the correct update that I installed. After simply switching to default clock it finally switched thanks man now I can finally have some peace of mind! And thanks TMO you guys rock!

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    3. I did everything correctly and nothing worked. I finally decided to scroll down and read the comments and did what you said and it finally worked. It wasn't hard but would have been great if the mods sees this and adds this in their guide in case someone else just miss this 1 tiny problem left unmentioned.

      Anyways, looking forward to trying the game out once my exams are over. Thanks for the awesome patch TMO!

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  58. can i use this with .cso of MHP3, or do i have to get the .iso?

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  59. Thanks team maverick.
    I'm using psp 3000 cfw 6.60pro-C. Carefully read their text, not do the sae mistake like me, just edit Game.txt in seplugins only.
    follow me in @psp malaysia at FB :D

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  60. can this work for modified iso?????

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  61. also for psp go pro b10 6.60 CFW

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  62. screen freezes in loading screen help :(

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  63. hey guys does it work on PSP 3000 im using 6.20 PRO-B7

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  64. Hey guys i recently discovered this patch abd desperately want this game, but do i need to hack my psp for it ? I can't tell what to do please message me on my emil johnhanntheman@gmail.com because if you reply to me on here idk if i'll ever know

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  65. The message saying that I've finally installed the patch is working, but when it disappears, the game won't start and I'm forced to reboot the PSP using the "Fast Recovery". Any help with this?

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  66. Hey so I downloaded the latest patch, and i've never used the patches before since i just got it, everything's fine and all, but the dialogue is still in japanese for the npcs, do i have to download a previous patch to change this?

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  68. TNX DUDE IT WORKED THANK YOU VERY VERY MUCH IV'E BEEN WAITING FOR THIS A LONG LONG TIME JUST THANK YOU!!!!!!! :) :D :D :D :D :D

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  69. ITS WORKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH :DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD

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  70. can you do this on mac

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  71. I just installed the patch for the first time on my PSP 3000 & Japanese PSN ISO with no problems! Thank you all so much! Can the english PSP translation be played on the Japanese ad-hoc party as well?

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  72. Works great...thanks Team Maverick One!!!

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  73. Works flawlessly. Just do exactly as tutorial told you and voila~ it works like a charm. Great Work Maverick One.

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  74. i have psp 6.60 pro b10 i already finish the instruction enable the mhp3 in recover-plugin then when i go to the game nothing changes?

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  75. I have psp 2000 cfw 2.20 doesn`t work doesn`t detect and i have cwcheat please give me a tip

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  76. Sorry not 2.20 but 6.20 pro

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  77. how can i make my char name to english? char naming is still in jap, but i got the patch working

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    1. You cant change name in created character. If you want english name create new character...

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  78. Hey,
    After i patch it using prx,the game does not load showing me some error code
    FYI, i am using psp 2000 with cfw 5.00,m33-6

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  79. Update your PSP firmware or use patcher to patch your game ;-)

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  80. I keep getting a black screen, then psp turns off. Ive seen several people say the same thin g would someone please help us out.

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  81. When i installed it, I could no longer open CwCheats

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  82. Yes it works :D , thank you TMO :D

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  83. This works with modified ISO, PSP 2000, 6.60 PRO-C2 Permanent.
    Thanks for the translation although I wasn't bothered about it being Japanese, It just looks better in English, If I could help I would but I'm useless haha. Keep up the awesome work & I'm looking forward to an update ;)

    P.S. for those of you out there that wish to swap the X and O buttons you can do so in your PSPs Recovery menu but it swaps every other game around so just switch back when you need to ^^

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  85. Excuse me I followed the instructions, but the problem is that the plugin won't show up in when I am on recovery mode. It also means that when I played the Japanese MHP3rd the plugin won't show up. Can anyone please tell me how can I activate that plugin?

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    1. by the way my cfw version is 6.39 so it should work!
      :(

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  87. can it be patched using an emulator? i dont have a psp and im using ppsspp emulator

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  88. will this work on 5.50 gen-d3 version psp?

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  89. im using 6.60 pro_c2 i try and start mhp3 and all i get is a black screen and a shut down

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  90. hey.. I'm new here.i would like to thank you,for your effort to translate this wonderful game.I'm playing this game last year and i totally love this.i started in mh2g.I follow your simple instructions how to patch and boom i made it.it's simple hehehe ok thanks to you i play it again hoho.more power..

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  91. it's work for me but if I will take the load of my character the game back to japanese please help me I want to continue with my person and not creat another

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    1. If you want character with English name then you must create new one... This is only way :-/

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  92. may i ask if this patch requires the ps3 to be jailbroken??
    i would really appreciate your response...
    advance thank you...

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  93. I cant figure out how to install the patch. I have a PSP 3000 and am using PROb10 CFW. I've looked at both instructions and multiple youtube videos, and none of them are helping me

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  94. It doesnt work for me. Im using cfw pro c fix 3 trying reboot and changes the clock to default still not working. pls can anybody help??

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  95. Hey.. I would like to know is it possible to take the translations from 1 game and put it to another? Cause there's a game called ONE PIECE: ROMANCE DAWN that was originally released for psp but there's only a japanese version of it now they released an english version for nintendo 3DS so is it possible to take the 3DS version and convert it to psp?

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    1. Its not possible. But its possible doing this manually (if both games are 100% the same) Playing on 3DS and read texts then put that text to files from PSP (but must someone must decrypt that files from PSP game)

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  96. So in other words it is possible to take the translations from the 3DS version and implant it into the psp version longest I have the correct decrepit.. There is a guy who's doing a patch for it but the problem is that he don't want to the story of the game.. His doing the attacks the menus etc but the story which totally sucks

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  97. What is new about patch 5.0 ,is it the same compared to patch 3.9? i already had patch 3.9 ,so i just had to update the patch ,following the instructions i replaced the 3.9 MHP3RD_DATA with the 5.0 MHP3RD_DATA .i didn't find much changes other than the names of the monsters and equipment.are there more changes ? or did i do something wrong .PLZZ REPLY :)

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  98. where's the V5 link? The download section is empty

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  99. All download section are offline!! Will back when patch 6.0 will be complete!!

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  100. Recently thought of playing this game again on my PSP and was surprised that the download section was offline. Was planning to patch my ISO here, same thing I did whenever I picked up my PSP again. Nowadays it's all about handphone gaming but I still yearn for an analogue experience once in awhile.
    Anyways keep up the good work guys! Take care and GBU.

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