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New Hacks Added to the Database

11 July 2020 12:12PM EST - Update by RHDNBot

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Kirby's Dream Land, in Color!

07 July 2020 4:06PM EST - Update by Greenandacat

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Kirby’s Dream Land for the Original Gameboy has been updated to support color! Play the 28-year-old classic in a whole new light on your Gameboy Color. In addition, areas with lots of enemies that would previously lag the game have been fixed to run at full speed. No other changes have been made, so you can play the original the exact way you remember it.

Seal of Rimsala reaches version 2.0!

04 July 2020 11:41PM EST - Update by Sarah Shinespark

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Do you like dungeon crawlers but know the layouts by heart? Well this just in, Arcana - Seal of Rimsala now has redrawn maps to explore! Game lag has been greatly reduced, new items show their faces, a host of bugs were fixed, and there’s plenty of surprises to be found. Marvel as your characters gain multiple levels with the doubled boss EXP!

Also introducing SOR’s mascot, the previously-undiscovered Mimic! :W He just wants a hug.

Super Mario Bros. 3: The Forgotten Worlds for FDS

29 June 2020 1:11PM EST - Update by szemigi

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Hello everyone!

After 3-month development Super Mario Bros 3.: The Forgotten Worlds has now been released as a Famicom Disk System hack as well! In case somebody doesn’t know it yet, it is an unofficial expansion pack and sequel to Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels including a new character called Kevin (who is Mario’s and Luigi’s dream brother), 9 brand new worlds, new (and 1-2 resurrected) graphics, and many other features never seen in the previous two Super Mario Bros. games.

Big thanks to 4matsy for helping and code supplying, thanks to doppelganger for the SMB2J disassembly! And thanks for Szemigi for his enthusiastic effort that has been put into the project.

Also, this would be the first SMB2J hack that was created with doppelganer’s SMB2J disassembly.

Release of Manall's FF1

28 June 2020 9:05AM EST - Update by Manall

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Three years ago this project started small, with nothing but minor color changes and item edits. Since July 2019 it has become a juggernaut and culminated into a new take on a classic that still feels like what you remember.

In addition to heightened difficulty to keep you awake and on your toes there are new mechanics, items, spells, monsters, and a load of improvements. No more ineffective turns! New and returning classes! Far more strategic combat and greater class synergy add to the reward of more back-and-forth battles. The itemization requires more consideration, and you may find yourself keeping things you easily sold in the original.

The improved battle system should put a smile on your face. Specialty weapons are back - and stronger - along with some utilizing the newly-added perk of inflicting status ailments. Magic users will utilize a far more diverse spellbook than before, as all spells are valuable instead of the original’s roughly half or less.

There is too much to list, but… be on the lookout for secrets.

Detailed charts have been created to aid in each adventurer’s journey just like the classic paper fold-up charts! Make sure you check them out for the nitty gritty details.

New Hacks Added to the Database

19 June 2020 8:49AM EST - Update by RHDNBot

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LaSalle Ishii's KAIZO Quest Emerges From the Depths!

13 June 2020 1:11PM EST - Update by Polinym

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Be careful what you wish for…

Shortly after the release of Stardom Warriors, Polinym’s localization of LaSalle Ishii’s Childs Quest (also known as ChaiKue), Polinym began work on a delocalization version simply “because he could”. However, he quickly realized that such an obscure, ugly, and slightly pervy game was unfit for mere mortal English speakers. So, he channeled all the dark energy of “free time” to create a more menacing, enraging experience. He worked on his Kaizo Quest project among various other projects.

LaSalle Ishii’s KAIZO Quest is the embodiment of Polinym’s dual-faced nature towards a non-localized version of ChaiKue. Nearly all of the copyrighted content, such as LaSalle Ishii, Matsuo Ishii, and the Childs, has been restored. The game’s text has been rewritten to be significantly more accurate to the original. Much of the censorship has been removed, although Polinym still has his limits…

At the same time, the cost of such a project is an increased difficulty. The game now takes more grinding to complete. Shop items are now drastically more expensive. Lies and tricks have been scattered among the helpful hints. All of the water in-game has been replaced by bloo, um, er, “Mementos Juice”. Many helpful hints have flat-out been removed. The final boss’s true form has been restored…

Polinym does not approve of this game. He suggests that only experienced ChaiKue players even consider attempting this. A quality, family-friendly way to play the game in English already exists in the form of Stardom Warriors ( http://www.romhacking.net/translations/5321/ )

This hack was designed to be hated. Polinym shall not be responsible for controllers thrown into TV/PC screens or discomfort caused by the game’s dialogue.

“Official” Release Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcPvcCyTUiU

New Hacks Added to the Database

07 June 2020 9:50AM EST - Update by RHDNBot

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Phantasy Star Generation 4: A Relocalization - Final(ish) Patch Released w/ Script Options

02 June 2020 3:05PM EST - Update by GhaleonUnlimited

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Phantasy Star Generation 4 is a relocalization (and for most of the story script, a retranslation) of the classic SEGA JRPG Phantasy Star IV.

Integrating fan feedback with dozens of hours of editing, the author has release a final(ish) version of the patch catering to as many player preferences as possible – along with substantial story script improvements.

1. Script versions: Choose between Recommended or “No Joke” (removes added NPC lines, some character interaction while retaining revised script).

2. Names/Items/Spells matching either the Master System original, the Playstation 2 remakes, or a hybrid of both (recommended).

Also, further PS fan resources and a new podcast series with interviews of PS fan translators are located at the project website.

Coinciding with SEGA’s 60th anniversary, 2020 has seen the release of major retranslations/QOL improvements to PS1, PS3, and PS4 already. Revised editions of the Playstation 2 “Generations” remakes are in production, as well.

The Definitive Streets of Rage 2 TMNT Mod is Here!

28 May 2020 2:55PM EST - Update by eskayelle

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eskayelle’s ultimate vision comes to fruition with this final set of mods in the TMNT of Rage series.

On an alternate timeline in an alternate universe, Mr. X and the Syndicate have fallen at the hands of those radical reptiles, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Furious with his latest failure to control the city, X enlists one Oroku Saki to capture the fearsome foursome’s greatest ally, April O’Neil.

Rage in their hearts and pizza in their bellies, the turtles jump into action, dead set on putting an end to Mr. X’s tyranny once and for all… and punish the Shredder for being complicit in the Syndicate’s nefarious misdeeds as well.

A direct descendant of eskayelle’s TMNT of Rage hack and its TMNT Remix successor, this mod adds the following to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles of Rage experience:

  • A throwback to the old 90’s arcade splash screens starts off your gaming experience.
  • A six sequence ending specific to this game, the first for any SoR2 hack out there, incorporates redesigned images from the classic TMNT II and III NES games. These images also put some artistic spins on the palettes / color schemes for a bit of extra fun.
  • Those bumbling buffoons, those moronic mutants, Rocksteady and Bebop, have now joined the Syndicate! Dumber than advertised, but stronger than ever, get ready to go toe to toe with them, Bebop making his first appearance in a Genesis / Mega Drive game.
  • An updated story in attract mode complements the new ending sequence.
  • A new title screen takes greater advantage of the Genesis / Mega Drive’s palette options.
  • Thanks to Yoni, gone are road apples in favor of a nice slice! Try not to smile the first time you hear Mikey calling out “Pizza Time!” as he grabs some grub.
  • With the additional Re-Shelled patch, play the game on a Terraonion MegaSD (or with any emulator that supports MD+ functionality) to enjoy that sweet soundtrack from eskayelle’s TMNT MD+ Remix. Grab that soundtrack here!

And… those fantastic features from the previous mods in the series continue to kick shell!

Grab a copy of the patch today! And… check out the hacking blog here!

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