Faceplace Excel for Hidden PBP including the Create Player First Names.
You will need a program that reads .xls files like MS Excel or OpenOffice.

All credited goes to Suchy_63

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2HAAT4ognPFc1I5ODdDdEJRNms/view?usp=sharing


Hexedit a jersey.big file so that you can change the torf location from one slot to another.

To Get BigGUI
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2HAAT4ognPFV3Z6SHFNYmJBWEE/view?usp=sharing

After renaming

Change JERS_DET_02.big to JERS_DET_05.big, then open JERS_DET_05.big in bigGUI and change all file names there in same method. After that export file JERS_DET_05.ebo to desktop. Open JERS_DET_05.ebo in Hex Editor, scroll down to the end and there you see a three numbers - change middle number 2 to 5 and save file. Now you can import file JERS_DET_05.ebo back in JERS_DET_05.big.


hexeditingjerseybigfile

Tutorial, how to change torf name.

For example, you want to change this Detroit torf name -
dettorf

Open local.viv ( it's located in your NHL09/fe folder ) in bigGUI and export file frontEnglish.bin to desktop. Then open frontEnglish.bin in EA Strings Editor 3.0. Now click on plus sign and in opened window enter text - write what name of torf you want see in game and click OK -    You can get EA Strings Editor here.

hexttorf
Now in Hash String window you must write that default, game generated torf name and for this torf it's a det_vintage_4 ( you don't need write a $ sign in front of text ), after that click on Hash button, then save and close EA Strings Editor 3.0.
hexttorf

Now you need this bat file - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2HAAT4ognPFZ01tcEFuc1JOUlU/view?usp=sharing Thanks Tomahawk for .bat file!
Copy Strings.bat and frontEnglish.bin to your NHL09 folder and run Strings.bat ( you don't need run BHimport, because it's imported in Strings.bat ).
Now run game and check your torf name!





Changing the name of the team in the menus

1.Open
local.viv with Biggui.
2.Export frontenglish.bin
3.Open frontenglish.bin with String Editor
4.Search for Atlanta
5.Rename them all to Winnipeg
6.Save
7.Import new frontenglish.bin to local.viv with Biggui
8.Rebuild
9.Place new local.viv into fe folder
(10.Run BH Import)


Creating a Custom Team using a downloaded Roster.


1.
Starting with a clean installation, I created the custom teams I wanted to play with, and selected art and jerseys that I wanted to replace with my own originals.

2. I prepared my modifications. I wanted to use my own jerseys, ice, front-end graphics (logos and torfs). These I installed manually, since I was doing a lot of it step-by-step and wanted to check each step.

3. I created players with NHL View and exported them to a folder on my hard drive.

4. Using NHL View, I noted all of the relevent information for the custom teams I had created, such as art number, play-by-play number, jersey number, and so on.

5. I backed up all the files I had altered, especially the files used by NHL View. I made sure to copy my db.viv file into a new folder, so I could still easily open it with NHL View.

6. I installed the BvH rosters and PNHL 07(as instructed in the packs' readme files).

7. I started a dynasty in the game, replacing one team with one of the custom teams in the BvH database.

8. Again using NHL View, I changed the information for the custom team to the information from step 4. Then I imported my players to replace the players on the custom team.




Custom Team PBP List
From the Faceplace List

    332 Albany
    333 Albequerque
    297 Ambri
    387 Anaheim
    334 Anchorage
    388 Atlanta
    414 Augsburg
    335 Austin
    256 Baltimore
    336 Barrie
    337 Baton Rouge
    415 Berlin
    298 Bern
    309 Biel
    338 Birmingham
    339 Boise
    389 Boston
    340 Brampton
    390 Buffalo
    391 Calgary
    341 Cape Breton
    342 Capital City
    392 Carolina
    320 Ceske-Budejovicé
    343 Charleston
    257 Charlotte
    393 Chicago
    299 Chur
    258 Cincinnati
    259 Cleveland
    394 Colorado
    395 Columbus
    344 Cottbus
    396 Dallas
    300 Davos
    397 Detroit
    345 Drummondville
    398 Edmonton
    293 Erding
    291 Essen
    346 Flint
    399 Florida
    417 Frankfurt
    416 Freiburg
    301 Fribourg
    347 Göteborg
    348 Grand Rapids
    349 Halifax
    418 Hamburg
    260 Hamilton
    419 Hannover
    261 Hartford
    322 Havitov
    262 Helsinki
    350 Hershey
    263 Honolulu
    264 Houston
    351 Hull
    265 Indianapolis
    420 Ingolstadt
    421 Iserlohn
    352 Kamloops
    353 Kansas City
    323 Karlovy Vary
    422 Kassel
    354 Kelowna
    355 Kitchener
    321 Kladno
    302 Kloten
    356 Knoxville
    424 Krefeld
    357 Landshut
    304 Langnau
    266 Las Vegas
    310 Lausanne
    303 La-Chaux-de-Fond
    358 Lethbridge
    425 Linköping
    314 Litvínov
    359 London
    360 Long Beach
    361 Long Island
    400 Los Angeles
    362 Louisville
    305 Lugano
    426 Luleĺ
    363 Madison
    427 Malmö
    428 Mannheim
    364 Medicine Hat
    267 Memphis
    268 Milwaukee
    269 Minneapolis
    401 Minnesota
    365 Mississauga
    366 Moncton
    402 Montréal
    367 Moose Jaw
    270 Moscow
    271 Munchen
    403 Nashville
    404 New Jersey
    368 New Orleans
    405 New York
    369 North bay
    429 Nürnberg
    292 Oberhausen
    272 Oklahoma City
    273 Orlando
    370 Oshawa
    371 Ottawa
    372 Owen Sound
    313 Pardubicé
    274 Paris
    373 Peterborough
    407 Philadelphia
    408 Phoenix
    409 Pittsburgh
    319 Plzen
    275 Portland
    276 Prague
    374 Prince George
    375 Providence
    277 Québec City
    376 Raleigh-Durham
    306 Rapperswil
    377 Red Deer
    378 Regina
    294 Riessersee
    379 Rimouski
    380 Rochester
    296 Rosenheim
    381 Rostock
    382 Sacramento
    278 Salt Lake City
    279 San Antonio
    280 San Diego
    281 San Francisco
    410 San José
    383 Sarnia
    282 Seattle
    283 Spokane
    384 Springfield
    284 Stockholm
    411 St. Louis
    385 St. Paul
    386 Sudbury
    324 Sundsvall
    285 Swift Current
    325 Syracuse
    412 Tampa Bay
    431 Timrĺ
    326 Toledo
    327 Toronto
    318 Trinec
    286 Tri-City
    287 Tucson
    288 Tulsa
    328 Val d'Or
    329 Vancouver
    289 Victoria
    330 Victoriaville
    316 Vítkovicé
    311 Vsetín
    413 Washington
    295 Weisswasser
    331 Windsor
    290 Winnipeg
    432 Wolfsburg
    317 Zlín
    312 Znojmo
    307 Züg
    308 Zürich

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