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ROM Hacks: Castlevania: The Holy Relics... Released!
« on: December 07, 2017, 08:05:56 pm »

Update By: Optomon

A new Castlevania adventure is available to play for NES!

Simon Belmont has just defeated Dracula, but now faces a new enemy. Choose from 5 different stages before facing an evil necromancer in the game's final stage. Make sure to use the power of the holy relics as you complete each stage!

Featuring all new weapons, bosses, enemies, and gampeplay, Castlevania: The Holy Relics is a rom hack done by Optomon throughout the course of 2017, with graphical contributions by Setz, Bit-Blade, Dr. Mario and Boneless Ivar. Version 1.0 will be up shortly!

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Re: ROM Hacks: Castlevania: The Holy Relics... Released!
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2017, 12:07:56 am »
Fantastic  :thumbsup:, I just started playing it on my tablet to give it a try, can't wait to get it on my Everdrive and play it on the AVS.  Congratulations on the release!  Great work everyone!  :beer:

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Re: ROM Hacks: Castlevania: The Holy Relics... Released!
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2017, 02:41:21 pm »
Shockinlgy FANTASTIC.
Thank you so much for this.
Absolutely.

Eager to play on TV!
Planning for tomorrow!

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Re: ROM Hacks: Castlevania: The Holy Relics... Released!
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2017, 05:40:28 pm »
Amazing, really. It's almost like playing an hypothetical NES Castlevania IV :)

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Re: ROM Hacks: Castlevania: The Holy Relics... Released!
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2017, 09:05:54 am »
I feel that the only thing missing to this game be a completely different thing of the original Castlevania is an new healty bar, like the one from Chorus of Mysteries, but the game is excellent!

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Re: ROM Hacks: Castlevania: The Holy Relics... Released!
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2017, 09:24:32 am »
I feel that the only thing missing to this game be a completely different thing of the original Castlevania is an new healty bar, like the one from Chorus of Mysteries, but the game is excellent!

For me it is different... I really love the original health bar.
I am very happy it was not changed!

Health bar on Castlevania and Ninja Gaiden are REAL RELICS!
Love them as they are!
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Re: ROM Hacks: Castlevania: The Holy Relics... Released!
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2017, 11:35:49 am »
If somebody is into speedrunning. I made this TAS theory run without utilizing lucky key drops (12:41) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TofzJb43s2g

I think it is the optimal route. But I am open for ideas. This hack plays better then the Orginal. Great job!!


Treasure Hunt

I do this Stage Graphics right now. I would like to make it into a treasure map in the end. But I guess it would take me some time to find them. Does anybody know how many there are? Or a good way to do this together?

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Treasure Map 1 Denis Woods 4/?

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Treasure Map 2 Camilla Crypt 4/?

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Treasure Map 3 Andra River 5/?

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Treasure Map 4 Deborah Cliff 4/?

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Treasure Map 5 Tennita Tower 3/?

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Treasure Map Map 6 Vrad Manor 4/? (The last one gives you 10 life and is hard to get)

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Though I got 24 so far.. I fear this is not enough for my 100% run

« Last Edit: January 05, 2018, 04:19:07 am by bogaabogaa »

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Re: ROM Hacks: Castlevania: The Holy Relics... Released!
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2017, 02:20:22 pm »
I see in the readme that there is official box art for this hack. Anywhere to find that so I can add it to my Retropie? Found it on lostclassicvgs but it was very small.

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Re: ROM Hacks: Castlevania: The Holy Relics... Released!
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2018, 06:58:07 pm »
Myself and two others from RetroAchievement.org are doing a study for Castlevania: The Holy Relics, as were making XBox style achievements for it. We are trying to find ALLLLL the hidden treasures for some fun achievements.

We've already found a bunch more than bogaabogaa mentioned earlier, starting from their list.


We've found one spot that indicates a hidden treasure but won't reveal it:
https://imgur.com/BHUu4O7

We've used stake editor to find the trigger point, and it's right here:
https://imgur.com/DVYM9vE


So maybe this is https://tcrf.net/The_Cutting_Room_Floor material.

Still, hearing input from the creator would be awesome, and we've still got one left on that substage to find. When we're done searching I'll post an updated list of all known treasures found.
« Last Edit: February 16, 2018, 09:43:04 am by kdecks »

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Re: ROM Hacks: Castlevania: The Holy Relics... Released!
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2018, 10:26:21 am »
Hello Optomon, i've tried to send you a PM via RomHacking Forum but your inbox is full.

To fix that one Treasure in the Woods you will have to change the value 94 to 86 in 1B90A. I've tested all the other Treasures in the Game and they all do work except for this one in the Woods. Great Game with a lot of details! i hope you get some free space in your inbox because i have a question for you.