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This is one of the simplest things to do, but takes quite a bit due to the amount of settings required.
Posted by Soultempleguardian on Jul 5th, 2010
Download the character into your Chars folder and extract so you have one single folder.
The character may not have any main sub-folders, except for ones that come with it, if they are separating files.
After you do that follow these steps.
1 - Make sure that the character folder and character.def file have the exact same name for that respective character.
2 - Open the .def file and at the top, you can change the display name in between the brackets.
This however is optional, it's not necessary.
3 - copy the character's name, and open your data folder, and then open the select.def file.
Look for the [Characters] section and paste the character's name bellow that line.
4 - Save all the files, and it's done.
If Mugen gives you errors, it may be because of the following reasons.
1 - The character needs converting from dos to windows.
You can do this by using Dos2win app.
2 - The character is missing a file.
Sometimes the author makes only partial characters assuming you have the original character and therefore you need to have the missing files.
3 - Check if the character's name is the same for the folder, the .def, and in the select.def list... and does NOT have any sub folders.