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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #520 on: January 19, 2013, 03:05:32 pm »
Well, ever heard of Star Fox on Gameboy Advance? Of course not, they never made it. So, why not take Star X, an obscure game for it, modify it hard enough and create a "Star Fox Advance" mod for it?

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #521 on: January 19, 2013, 05:21:35 pm »
Or take that Sega CD starfox look alike and modify that to be starfox!

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #522 on: January 20, 2013, 02:15:44 am »
Silpheed?

If the first level gameplay can be representative of the game, it wasn't too surprising to learn that game is a remake of an '80s shmup. :P
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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #523 on: January 21, 2013, 03:18:48 am »
Yes that's the name of the game. I had no idea it came out before sega cd.

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #524 on: January 21, 2013, 05:27:20 am »
I have a request.

Everytime i play Bionic Commando, i am always annoyed by the pink color of the enemies. I think they would look a bit more threatnening with another color palette, more like brown or Grey maybe.

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #525 on: January 21, 2013, 05:46:20 am »
Maybe for fun edit the SGB border left in Pokemon Crystal to be more fitting. All language releases even PAL, just kept the JPN Gold design untouched.
Some emulators can do SGB+GBC not possible on real hardware.

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #526 on: January 21, 2013, 09:58:07 pm »
Wait wait, I've got a better idea.

How about a tool that edits ANYTHING in Harry Potter: Chamber of Secrets for the Game Boy Color? It is one of my, and many other's favorite games, and I was saddened when they did not release an RPG version of Goblet of Fire. So, why not make a hack of the GBC game, and turn it into Goblet of Fire, or a spin-off game? Just ANYTHING that can edit the ROM, like seriously, it has been seriously neglected.

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #527 on: January 22, 2013, 02:31:14 am »
I've got it! An actual FFVI hack that serves as either a side-story or a well-made sequel or prequel to the original events ala the CT hacks called the Prophet Guile and Crimson Echoes. Usually when I play a FFVI hack, even the creative crystals hack and Last Hope,  it always starts off like the original game and I like Prophet Guile and Crimson Echoes because they attempt to find a new experience within the constricted skeleton of a played game. Not only that but PG also started you off somewhere and with somebody completely different from the original game. Less "add a boss" hacks of FFVI, why not something that is as close as one can get to the great experience of the original game without programming a new game from scratch?


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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #528 on: January 22, 2013, 02:08:58 pm »
Wait wait, I've got a better idea.

How about a tool that edits ANYTHING in Harry Potter: Chamber of Secrets for the Game Boy Color? It is one of my, and many other's favorite games, and I was saddened when they did not release an RPG version of Goblet of Fire. So, why not make a hack of the GBC game, and turn it into Goblet of Fire, or a spin-off game? Just ANYTHING that can edit the ROM, like seriously, it has been seriously neglected.
Fund it, please!

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #529 on: January 23, 2013, 02:19:33 pm »
Interested in doing small, one-afternoon graphics updates for nes games as art practice. Looking for games with an absurdly LOW amount of graphics data. Suggestions?

There's also a few other games if you want a little longer but not too long like these Sega Master System games:

Pro Wrestling
Outrun
Choplifter
Impossible Mission
Montezuma's Revenge

Just to name a few


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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #530 on: January 26, 2013, 01:10:19 pm »
Today I was actually surprised that this never happened before:
A "Seiken Densetsu: Final Fantasy Gaiden" translation which puts the bad retail-one finally to shame.

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #531 on: January 30, 2013, 09:46:43 am »
A Genesis Shadow Dancer hack, that recreates original arcade Shinobi :)

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #532 on: January 31, 2013, 05:52:56 am »
Hack WORDTRIS on the GameBoy to dump the game's internal word list.

I've been playing it, and DAMN, does it have some bizarre rules. Common words ignored, but slap an S on anything and that counts just about.

I'd be very curious to see what the programmer's deemed as legitimate words.

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #533 on: January 31, 2013, 08:49:24 am »
Text table starts at 0x1CE76, though there is a set of tables that define each start and length for each possible word length (like 'word' within 'wordy') and I'm far to lazy to disassemble anything at the moment.  Basic list is in the spoiler.
Spoiler:
GREEN
BOGUS
CLOWN
ZEBRA
KNOCK
PEACE
EDICT
HAPPY
EARTH
KNAVE
GREAT
GRAPE
APPLE
TOTAL
SHAME
STONE
WHOLE
ROUND
BINGO
CROWD
STAND
YEAST
EXCEL
HOVER
EXALT
FANCY
GUILE
TRICK
FLOOD
ISSUE
ACUTE
MANIA
FABLE
NOVEL
STORY
BRAWL
GORGE
STUFF
BLINK
EMPTY
BLUNT
PRIME
CHIEF
ADAPT
EQUIP
AFFIX
LIMIT
GROSS
DECAY
BLOOM
CHECK
GRANT
YIELD
PROOF
SOBER
WORDY
WORRY
FUNNY
BRAND
SIGHT
AMAZE
DOUBT
STARE
COMICS
CORN
WRECK
SWEAT
FAINT
JADED
WEARY
TEASE
RELAX
HONOR
MERIT
PROBE
QUEST
HASTY
RAPID
SWIFT
QUERY
QUAKE
CROWN
BLISS
AXIOM
AVOID
BASIC
BLANK
ADMIT
CATCH
DELAY
FAITH
GIANT
HAUNT
IDEAL
JUDGE
KNACK
LEARN
MAGIC
CHARM
SPICE
DETACH
MOUSSE
AMAZON
FALTER
ACACIA
SQUEAL
LIVING
SACHET
EFFORT
ACCORD
ZEALOT
FLIGHT
EXCITE
LETTER
SHRINK
REDUCE
CHANGE
SIGNAL
SULTRY
MORTAL
ENIGMA
VORTEX
GENTLE
COSMIC
FRENZY
FAMOUS
SCRAPE
EXCESS
OBSESS
ATTACH
ADROIT
MIRAGE
THWART
ASSUME
RECKON
IMPEDE
DENOTE
SAVAGE
BATTLE
SYMBOL
OCCUPY
SCREEN
SETTLE
SMOOTH
GROUND
STRONG
ADJUST
MISFIT
GOVERN
LOCATE
DESERT
REVOKE
VACATE
REVIVE
COMBAT
ENDURE
SUBMIT
WONDER
MODEST
ADMIRE
COMPEL
PONDER
IGNORE
FALCON
STRIVE
MOTHER
SISTER
HARASS
PESTER
PLAGUE
SOOTHE
SEARCH
SURVEY
ACTIVE
CLEVER
SHREWD
SECRET
COVERT
OBJECT
BEYOND
CANCEL
CARTEL
LAVISH
DOCILE
FABRIC
GALAXY
ROBUST
HAZARD
STEREO
JARGON
LAWFUL
MALADY
NARROW
OCCUPY
MINGLE
RESCUE
SECURE
SPHERE
TENDER
UNIQUE
GRAPHIC
WHISPER
EXPLODE
BELOVED
CHERISH
PRECISE
BENEFIT
CONTROL
FLUTTER
NATURAL
COMBINE
WRESTLE
COMPACT
SATISFY
MARSHAL
FICTION
MINIMAL
BUOYANT
DISTANT
FANTASY
AGITATE
SUSPEND
PERPLEX
ELEVATE
NOSTRIL
MUSICAL
PARABLE
REALITY
SUPREME
EXHAUST
IMITATE
PENALTY
CORRECT
ADVANCE
WRINKLE
SHIMMER
SHRIVEL
CONCEAL
MYSTERY
SUCCUMB
PROBLEM
MIRACLE
EVIDENT
NEGLECT
CONCISE
ACHIEVE
NATURAL
EXCLUDE
PROTECT
ANXIETY
CONCERN
BROTHER
TROUBLE
TORMENT
COMFORT
BENEFIT
UTILITY
CRUSADE
PURSUIT
BRUSQUE
DYNAMIC
QUARREL
CALLOUS
COMPLEX
BALANCE
REQUEST
CAUTION
ACQUIRE
ORGANIC
CAPABLE
CAPITAL
PATTERN
PENALTY
HEALTHY
ECSTASY
FASHION
HIDEOUS
GENERAL
GIMMICK
HOSTILE
VERSION
JOURNEY
KINGDOM
LECTURE
MACHINE
NEUTRAL
OBVIOUS
PASSION
PEEVISH
QUALITY
RESIDUE
RESTORE
SCANDAL
SCATTER
TEXTURE
UPRIGHT
SUBJECT
VENTURE
WELCOME
LICENSE
LEVEL

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #534 on: January 31, 2013, 02:30:11 pm »
Thank you! That is seriously awesome.

There's only 300 basic words in that list. No wonder the game felt so limited. No wonder I couldn't get the word "genie" while playing!!

You should post that list on GameFAQs. As a FAQ. Seriously, man. Call it a 100% guide.  ;D

Very cool.

Here it is in alphabetical order:
Spoiler:
ACACIA
ACCORD
ACHIEVE
ACQUIRE
ACTIVE
ACUTE
ADAPT
ADJUST
ADMIRE
ADMIT
ADROIT
ADVANCE
AFFIX
AGITATE
AMAZE
AMAZON
ANXIETY
APPLE
ASSUME
ATTACH
AVOID
AXIOM
BALANCE
BASIC
BATTLE
BELOVED
BENEFIT
BENEFIT
BEYOND
BINGO
BLANK
BLINK
BLISS
BLOOM
BLUNT
BOGUS
BRAND
BRAWL
BROTHER
BRUSQUE
BUOYANT
CALLOUS
CANCEL
CAPABLE
CAPITAL
CARTEL
CATCH
CAUTION
CHANGE
CHARM
CHECK
CHERISH
CHIEF
CLEVER
CLOWN
COMBAT
COMBINE
COMFORT
COMICS
COMPACT
COMPEL
COMPLEX
CONCEAL
CONCERN
CONCISE
CONTROL
CORN
CORRECT
COSMIC
COVERT
CROWD
CROWN
CRUSADE
DECAY
DELAY
DENOTE
DESERT
DETACH
DISTANT
DOCILE
DOUBT
DYNAMIC
EARTH
ECSTASY
EDICT
EFFORT
ELEVATE
EMPTY
ENDURE
ENIGMA
EQUIP
EVIDENT
EXALT
EXCEL
EXCESS
EXCITE
EXCLUDE
EXHAUST
EXPLODE
FABLE
FABRIC
FAINT
FAITH
FALCON
FALTER
FAMOUS
FANCY
FANTASY
FASHION
FICTION
FLIGHT
FLOOD
FLUTTER
FRENZY
FUNNY
GALAXY
GENERAL
GENTLE
GIANT
GIMMICK
GORGE
GOVERN
GRANT
GRAPE
GRAPHIC
GREAT
GREEN
GROSS
GROUND
GUILE
HAPPY
HARASS
HASTY
HAUNT
HAZARD
HEALTHY
HIDEOUS
HONOR
HOSTILE
HOVER
IDEAL
IGNORE
IMITATE
IMPEDE
ISSUE
JADED
JARGON
JOURNEY
JUDGE
KINGDOM
KNACK
KNAVE
KNOCK
LAVISH
LAWFUL
LEARN
LECTURE
LETTER
LEVEL
LICENSE
LIMIT
LIVING
LOCATE
MACHINE
MAGIC
MALADY
MANIA
MARSHAL
MERIT
MINGLE
MINIMAL
MIRACLE
MIRAGE
MISFIT
MODEST
MORTAL
MOTHER
MOUSSE
MUSICAL
MYSTERY
NARROW
NATURAL
NATURAL
NEGLECT
NEUTRAL
NOSTRIL
NOVEL
OBJECT
OBSESS
OBVIOUS
OCCUPY
OCCUPY
ORGANIC
PARABLE
PASSION
PATTERN
PEACE
PEEVISH
PENALTY
PENALTY
PERPLEX
PESTER
PLAGUE
PONDER
PRECISE
PRIME
PROBE
PROBLEM
PROOF
PROTECT
PURSUIT
QUAKE
QUALITY
QUARREL
QUERY
QUEST
RAPID
REALITY
RECKON
REDUCE
RELAX
REQUEST
RESCUE
RESIDUE
RESTORE
REVIVE
REVOKE
ROBUST
ROUND
SACHET
SATISFY
SAVAGE
SCANDAL
SCATTER
SCRAPE
SCREEN
SEARCH
SECRET
SECURE
SETTLE
SHAME
SHIMMER
SHREWD
SHRINK
SHRIVEL
SIGHT
SIGNAL
SISTER
SMOOTH
SOBER
SOOTHE
SPHERE
SPICE
SQUEAL
STAND
STARE
STEREO
STONE
STORY
STRIVE
STRONG
STUFF
SUBJECT
SUBMIT
SUCCUMB
SULTRY
SUPREME
SURVEY
SUSPEND
SWEAT
SWIFT
SYMBOL
TEASE
TENDER
TEXTURE
THWART
TORMENT
TOTAL
TRICK
TROUBLE
UNIQUE
UPRIGHT
UTILITY
VACATE
VENTURE
VERSION
VORTEX
WEARY
WELCOME
WHISPER
WHOLE
WONDER
WORDY
WORRY
WRECK
WRESTLE
WRINKLE
YEAST
YIELD
ZEALOT
ZEBRA
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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #535 on: February 03, 2013, 03:35:18 pm »
Fire Emblem on Mars.
Nintendo knows it's a bad idea, but it's one of those that's so awful you kind of want to see it. :D
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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #536 on: February 04, 2013, 11:45:03 am »
Not sure if anyone ever thought, but... Why not make a remake of Sonic Genesis (of course, without all that issues) in the style of (or using the same engine as) Sonic Advance?

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #537 on: February 07, 2013, 12:58:44 pm »
Here's an idea: Metroid Fusion, with all the text removed. I actually tried this using the Fusion/Zero Mission multi-editor at one point, but the game kept crashing even just in the intro. Might be doable with some ASM hacking though, but GBA assembly is outside my purview.

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #538 on: February 11, 2013, 05:15:31 pm »
I would really love to see BS Zelda turned into a full  Legend of Zelda.

Turn A Link to the Past into Link's Awakening would be a huge undertaking.

Turn Mega Man The Wily Wars or Mega Man 7 into Mega Man 4, 5, and 6.

Redo Mega Man 1-5 on Gameboy using the NES Mega Man games as an engine. Call the Mega Man World.

Famicom Godzilla: King of the Monsters had Akira Ifukube's tracks in the opening and storyline. If someone could add them to the NES Godzilla: Monster of Monsters and maybe even hack the opening credits before the titles screen would be cool. Either that or translate the Famicom version.

A simple hack of Super Mario Bros would change Mario into present day colors but keep the sprites the same. Brown boots, blue overalls, red shirt and hat, and a black mustache. If possible change Luigi's sprite too. 


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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #539 on: February 11, 2013, 06:57:35 pm »
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