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StarTropics - No Movement Delay

Hack of StarTropics

Description:

This patch removes the 8 frame delay after changing directions and reduces it to 1 frame. You can still change direction without moving by a quick tap of the direction pad.

The patch only modifies one hex value in the rom. It is a massive improvement over the original game.

You will need an IPS patch installer to patch the rom such as Lunar IPS http://www.romhacking.net/utilities/240/

Note: This rom can also be patched with the music fix hack without issue.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • No-Intro Name: StarTropics (USA)
  • (No-Intro version 20130731-235630)
  • File SHA-1: FDD3D68C7B5B2F9DC7EC50D9888B0A8EDBAAEC28
  • ROM SHA-1: 74C53FE9AC779F146C59AC01E701C9BF912B3C7B

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Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
TrismaHacking

User Review Information

Thank you so much!

Reviewed By: Elecman on 12 Feb 2017

This is exactly what Star Tropics needed. I was a king Zelda player in the day, and coming to Star Tropics was frustrating.

That delay in turning always bugged me, and I didn’t understand why they did that. Thank you so much for fixing this game.

Version 1.0 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Excellent Patch! Still some left over delay of the old system, though.Apocalypse61211 Apr 20191.0Yes
Perfect, now only if ST2 had similar hack tooJ^P02 Mar 20171.0Yes
It's like the controls has been fixedmadness flame24 Feb 20171.0Yes
Thank you so much!Elecman12 Feb 20171.0Yes