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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #6480 on: March 27, 2020, 07:54:47 pm »
Thanks Googie.

Edited the sprites (see below)
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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #6481 on: March 27, 2020, 08:53:53 pm »
Idea: Take this romhack http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/4474/ and add the music from the original prototype game (with the John Williams theme), maybe program other music from the movies, such as you find in the Superman Taito arcade.

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« Reply #6482 on: March 28, 2020, 09:02:14 am »
Thanks Googie.

Was just about to post these as well. Credit to Amiga for the artwork on their game that I used as a base for the title screen. Thanks to EscapefromTarkov of reddit as well for the rip. I was thinking if this was ever made, it could use Japanese version since the enemies were better, and then just add English text.





That's pretty neat, those sprites would fit just fine in this hack. I'd be all over it if my sriting skills were good.

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« Reply #6483 on: March 28, 2020, 11:00:59 am »
Yeah, that's what I was thinking too. The Japanese version looked a lot better.

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« Reply #6484 on: March 28, 2020, 11:59:18 am »
THIS is Renegade 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ugav-sP0ElM
The idea for the NES hack is this
Take Renegade or possibly the NES port of Target: Renegade and change it wholesale to a NES port of the UK/EU Micro exclusive sequel "Renegade III: The Final Chapter" with NES arranged music, enhanced graphics and all
and most of all, Improved gameplay which will make this version far superior than the official ones on the ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC 

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« Reply #6485 on: March 28, 2020, 05:11:38 pm »
Journey to Silius: Allow changing weapons without going to a separate screen. Push select to rotate through weapons, changing the "G" icon to a letter or image uniquely representing each weapon. For example, P for pistol, G for grenade launcher, L for laser, etc.

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #6486 on: March 28, 2020, 05:18:46 pm »
Hello. I have a good idea. ¿Can you convert the Game Genie NES ROM to MMC5 and fix the bug gray screen, please?

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« Reply #6487 on: March 28, 2020, 05:42:04 pm »
Here's everything I had for the Elvira / Monster Party game. Pretty sure the title screen probably won't fit, but just wanted to show the idea I had for it. All that would be left is just changing the text in the game for the intro, ending, and boss battles, and any other dialogue.

(3/31/2020)

Made some touch ups:




Also, added this. Got the dialogue from an Elvira video, except for the last line:

Original Intro:

Mark was walking home from a ball game. He looked up and saw a bright star. While he stared at it, the star got bigger and bigger.
The beauty of the star made his eyes moist, so he didnt notice that the star landed right infront of him. It wasn't a star but a
moster. Mark quickly asked. "Who are you?" "I'm Bert." "What's up?" "I'm looking for help. Evil monsters are out of control in my world."
"Come and help me." "I'm afraid to fight the evil monsters." "Don't worry!" "With your weapon, you'll be able to destroy them easily."
"This isn't a weapon, it's a bat." "Bat! Batter!" "Anything is ok!" "Anyhow, let's go!" Bert grabbed Mark's hand and flew away. "What's
your name?" "Mark." "Mark, my planet is dangerous. So, we must act together." "How?" "Like this!" Then they fused together. This is how
Mark's adventure began.

Change to:

Yes it's me again, that cute high school drop out who looks like she'll pop out, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.
It's really me in the flesh and it's not much else. You know, before the show, the censors came up to me and said,
"Elvira, you can't go on T.V. in that dress, it's next to nothin'." So I said, "What do you mean? It's next to plenty."
Anyway, let me see...what have we got tonight.... Monster Party? Oy vey have I got a deal for you darlin', such a deal you won't believe.
Because tonight, you don't get just one great story, nooooo.... you get  an added bonus of this incredible game. Just imagine the
look on your friends faces when you tell them the incredible offer you took part in. Be careful where you put your fingers!




Here are my final ideas for now:


#1 A hack of Burger Time called, "Taco Time" which stars Deadpool. I saw this shirt a while back and thought it would make a cool game. Pics aren't mine btw, and credit to Spriter's resource for the sprites. I wrote some notes out to the side as to what could replace what.




EDIT

#2

And a hack of Donkey Kong with Rugrats characters. Just made these. Trying to come up with an idea for a Snoopy game, a good one... Dokney Kong Jr. might work.


Well here's what I had for Rugrats:



Thanks for the views everyone. That's all I've got. Wife is pissed at me for being on here so much. Spriting is time consuming lol
« Last Edit: April 05, 2020, 07:27:09 pm by sil3nt_j »

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« Reply #6488 on: March 30, 2020, 09:19:54 am »
How about this, and maybe Bruce's name in the orange bar?



maybe we can make the orange bar black and the words red?
How about this design using the game sprites based on a movie poster:


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« Reply #6489 on: March 30, 2020, 11:43:59 am »
Looks nice.

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« Reply #6490 on: March 31, 2020, 10:39:27 am »
This is an idea that I've had floating around my head for a while now, what if I made future Hoen? I have a whole list of ideas, but I've never ROM hacked in my life, but would like to get into it. I got inspired after playing other ROM hacks. So the main basis of the game is that Mt. Chimney blew up, changing the landscape, and formed new islands and destroyed towns. Which awakened Kyogre, who created massive tsunamis and never-ending rain which ruined cities and sunk towns also. You play as a player many years after this, and you start in the Dewford isles, which were created by lava from Mt. Chimney. The main antagonists, should either be Team Armageddon or Dark Cult. ( Team Armageddon is trying to awaken legendary pokemon to destroy the world, while Dark Cult is trying to awaken Darkrai, Giritinam, other super strong pokemon.

Possible features:
- All places flyable
- Less essential HMs
- Unique Story
- Possibly more places, but definitely more cities
- A female professor at the beginning of the game because Birch left
- Encounterable starters
- Legendaries as ACTUAL legendaries, so Kyogre and Groudon are level 100
  and Celebi is level 50
- More than one master ball
- Rated Teen because it has a death filled backstory, but no death in the
  game
- I've been entertaining the idea of making some legendaries, like Celebi,
  dependent on the internal time, but I do not know if this is possible
- You, the player, are born with the gift of understanding Pokemon speech

Sidenote:

I'm hoping you all like my idea and don't steal it, (for that reason I've omitted some of the story and places.) Right now, my main machine is a chromebook, I am in high school and I'm working on the side to make some money for a windows desktop to make this ROM hack a reality.

Thanks for enduring my pretty long idea.

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« Reply #6491 on: March 31, 2020, 04:54:22 pm »
Thousand apologies if this is a double-post: I think I hit the wrong button when submitting before, because it took me out of writing this when I wasn't actually done. I may have hit "Post" by accident.

For Dragon Warrior Monsters 2, I've wanted to change how damage for spells - the Blazemost, FireBolt, Blizzard, Infermost, Explodet, and Thordain lines - is determined. As-is, you would think they'd be influenced by the Intelligence stat, but this is not the case - spells are simply damage ranges (e.g. Blazemost is 180~200), and the Intelligence stat is only used to determine how well your monsters will act when not given direct commands.

What I'd like to do is make it so that Intelligence influences the damage of these spells to varying extents, using a basic formula:
(SpellPow + (Intelligence / Mod))
"SpellPow" refers to the initial damage range, "Intelligence" refers to the monster's stat of the same name, and "Mod" is a simple number determined on a spell-by-spell basis.
Spoiler:
Spell Name |MP Cost |Base Range |Mod |Damage
Blaze212~1510111~114
Blazemore470~907212~232
Blazemost12180~2004429~449
Firebal316~2411106~114
Firebane530~428154~166
FireBolt1588~1125287~311
Icebolt325~3511115~125
SnowStorm542~588166~182
Blizzard1580~1045279~303
Infernos38~241198~114
Infermore525~558149~179
Infermost1580~1805279~379
Bang520~3012103~113
Boom852~689163~179
Explodet18130~1405329~339
Bolt635~5012118~133
Zap1270~909181~201
Thordain20175~2257317~367
As for why I want to do this: Spells in the first two Monsters games are incredibly underwhelming; they don't scale, their numbers are unimpressive, and it's emblematic of the questionable skill design practices the Dragon Quest series had until DQ8. The Bolt line of spells were made to ultimately scale less than the Bang line, as very few monsters are actually resistant to lightning.

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Re: Hack ideas: for those without the skill but with all the ideas.
« Reply #6492 on: March 31, 2020, 10:36:38 pm »
Stay healthy too Dreamwhale.

And #, just didn't know how it was programmed.

Can 5th floor boss be put in an all white jump suit? That's all I can think of for him.

The others are an easy fix. Here, try these. The main thing with this one is getting the boss characters to look as close to the movie as possible:






EDIT

And here's an update on Hellraiser. Characters are finished. Might go back later and alter one of the backgrounds to try and make it look like the attic from the movie:


tags: Hellraiser NES / Nintendo Sprite Sheet for game




EDIT

One last update, had to add the ending and replaced the knives in Nightmare on Elm Street with the switchblade from Hellraiser.



Notes:
* "Freddy's coming!" is replaced with "Welcome to Hell!"
* The radio is replaced with the Puzzle Box
* The hand on the player select screen is also replaced with the Puzzle Box

Thanks to:  http://retrovania-vgjunk.blogspot.com/2011/01/licensed-nes-games-that-dont-exist.html

For the Puzzle box sprite.



EDIT

Just for fun, did some recolors to make it look more like the movie. I know that sometimes, with the way games are programmed, it's not possible to get all of the right colors though.


This hack needs to happen. Any way possible. Hands down.
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« Reply #6493 on: April 01, 2020, 12:17:08 pm »
I would like to ask for a hack of Chip & Dale Rescue Rangers 2 for nes, (U) version.

If possible, would love to see these changes:

1. Stealing rests, like in Contra. I play a lot with my son and he usually is out of rests while I still have a few. It would be cool if after he lost all rests he can use mine and I can use his rests. Let's say by holding A+B for 1 second when player have 0 rests.

2. Possibility for player 2 to open info screen by pressing SELECT when player 1 is dead. Guess it should check if Player 1 rests are equal to 0 and it that is true pressing SELECT by Player 2 should open the info screen.

Hope someone can help with it. Thank you.

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« Reply #6494 on: April 02, 2020, 11:39:42 am »
Here's everything I had for the Elvira / Monster Party game. Pretty sure the title screen probably won't fit, but just wanted to show the idea I had for it. All that would be left is just changing the text in the game for the intro, ending, and boss battles, and any other dialogue.

(3/31/2020)

Made some touch ups:




Also, added this. Got the dialogue from an Elvira video, except for the last line:

Original Intro:

Mark was walking home from a ball game. He looked up and saw a bright star. While he stared at it, the star got bigger and bigger.
The beauty of the star made his eyes moist, so he didnt notice that the star landed right infront of him. It wasn't a star but a
moster. Mark quickly asked. "Who are you?" "I'm Bert." "What's up?" "I'm looking for help. Evil monsters are out of control in my world."
"Come and help me." "I'm afraid to fight the evil monsters." "Don't worry!" "With your weapon, you'll be able to destroy them easily."
"This isn't a weapon, it's a bat." "Bat! Batter!" "Anything is ok!" "Anyhow, let's go!" Bert grabbed Mark's hand and flew away. "What's
your name?" "Mark." "Mark, my planet is dangerous. So, we must act together." "How?" "Like this!" Then they fused together. This is how
Mark's adventure began.

Change to:

Yes it's me again, that cute high school drop out who looks like she'll pop out, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.
It's really me in the flesh and it's not much else. You know, before the show, the censors came up to me and said,
"Elvira, you can't go on T.V. in that dress, it's next to nothin'." So I said, "What do you mean? It's next to plenty."
Anyway, let me see...what have we got tonight.... Monster Party? Oy vey have I got a deal for you darlin', such a deal you won't believe.
Because tonight, you don't get just one great story, nooooo.... you get  an added bonus of this incredible game. Just imagine the
look on your friends faces when you tell them the incredible offer you took part in. Be careful where you put your fingers!




Here are my final ideas for now:


#1 A hack of Robot Gyromite based off of Doug from Nickelodeon. I wrote out some notes on the side. It would be loosely based off of the "Door to door" episode where they sell the candy bars made out of cement. If needed, Doug and Skeeter can share the same outfit since they wore their Bluff Scout uniforms in that episode.

credit to disney.famdom.com for doug logo





#2 A hack of Burger Time called, "Taco Time" which stars Deadpool. I saw this shirt a while back and thought it would make a cool game. Pics aren't mine btw, and credit to Spriter's resource for the sprites. I wrote some notes out to the side as to what could replace what.




EDIT

#3

And a hack of Donkey Kong with Rugrats characters. Just made these. Trying to come up with an idea for a Snoopy game, a good one... Dokney Kong Jr. might work.


Well here's what I had for Rugrats:



Thanks for the views everyone. That's all I've got. Wife is pissed at me for being on here so much. Spriting is time consuming lol
I love monster party! This is a GREAT IDEA. Please make it happen. I already played through all 3 of the other Monster party mods. It's time for a new one. Hilarious dialogue BTW.  :thumbsup:
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« Reply #6495 on: April 03, 2020, 05:04:39 pm »
Just a thought about the N64 Zeldas.

The D-pad is under utilized. I'm pretty sure it's been done in hacks but never the vanilla games themselves, how about assigning the boots to the D-pad in OoT and the transformation masks in MM?

Also, a few years ago there was a bunch of .ips patches to disable Anti Aliasing in N64 games (de-blur) patches. I feel it would be a good thing if they could somehow be archived here

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« Reply #6496 on: April 03, 2020, 10:08:46 pm »
Thanks Star. Was thinking maybe for the Elvira death animation, she can turn into 3 hearts instead of lying on the ground, just to add to the comedy of the game.

I went ahead and finished the sprites for the Doug Robot Gyromite hack. I have to thank el kadong because I got the idea for this from his Ice Cream Donkey Kong Hack.

Well here it is, Doug: Swirly's Factory. Stop the Nematodes from eating Mr. Swirly's ice cream! The creature in the picture is from the episode where Doug plays the Nematode game. Special thanks to wizarddojo.com for the stage sprite rip and to Spriters Resource for the Gyromite sprites. Added some title screens too, would be cool to see the one on the right made:

« Last Edit: April 09, 2020, 12:16:04 am by sil3nt_j »

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« Reply #6497 on: April 04, 2020, 11:07:02 am »
A Super Mario 64 Quality of Life hack

Currently the camera in sm64 makes the game pretty hard
Why not using Super Mario Sunshine/Galaxy/ Odyssey Improvements to make SM64 more playable nowadays.

Means:
A continuous rotation of the camera if you press the c right or left buttons.
If u press c up and c down the camera zooms in and out (but is not switching the camera mode)
If u press R Button the camera is centered behind mario
If you press the L button the camera switches to the “behind mario camera mode”
If u press the Z Button  mario is crounching

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« Reply #6498 on: April 04, 2020, 06:23:00 pm »
I would like to ask for a hack of Chip & Dale Rescue Rangers 2 for nes, (U) version.

If possible, would love to see these changes:

1. Stealing rests, like in Contra. I play a lot with my son and he usually is out of rests while I still have a few. It would be cool if after he lost all rests he can use mine and I can use his rests. Let's say by holding A+B for 1 second when player have 0 rests.

2. Possibility for player 2 to open info screen by pressing SELECT when player 1 is dead. Guess it should check if Player 1 rests are equal to 0 and it that is true pressing SELECT by Player 2 should open the info screen.

Hope someone can help with it. Thank you.
Try this: https://ufile.io/rzn5wccc
Stealing rests works by pressing A + B when you have 0 rests. I did not add a 1 second delay.
And the player 2 SELECT button can now open the info screen if player 1 has run out of rests.

While testing the hack I noticed that the START (pause) button is also limited to Player 1. Shouldn't that be passed on to Player 2 as well if Player 1 runs out of rests?
« Last Edit: April 04, 2020, 06:48:22 pm by # »

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« Reply #6499 on: April 04, 2020, 06:43:18 pm »
Try this: https://ufile.io/rzn5wccc
Stealing rests works by pressing A + B when you have 0 rests. I did not add a 1 second delay.

Thank you so much! Will try it tommorow and will let you know.

EDIT:
Just tested in first level, works perfect. So many problems solved. Thank you so very much :D
« Last Edit: April 05, 2020, 07:54:25 am by alzen »