Newest Translations

Bloody Warriors: Shan-Go no Gyakushuu Silent Hill Don Doko Don 2 Super Mario Bros. 2

Newest Utilities

SoR2 Level Editor Resident Evil 4 ISO Editor (PS2) Megadrive Megapack TRaCER

Newest Reviews

Final Fantasy Ultra Champion Edition Metroid II - EJRTQ Colorization Renegade River City Ransom (USA) Nekketsu Hack 1.0

Newest Homebrew

Varooom 3D Lumberjack Rolling Pumpkins DooM Raycaster Engine (V1.1) (GBA)

Featured Hack Images

Double Dragon III - Difficulty Fix F-Zero tracks unlocked Super Bovine Battle: The Search For Milk Mega Man: Metal Army

Featured Translation Images

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island Ninja Gaiden Mappy Kids Castle of Illusion: Starring Mickey Mouse

Recent Updates

Final Fantasy Restored

Hack of Final Fantasy

Description:

Bugfix and Enhancement Patch.

This fixes most of the known bugs in FF1, and provides a few enhancements. Consult Read Me for complete details.

Optional Patches are also available as well, included in the Settings folder.

All credits go to the numerous people who worked on creating this patch, which is in section 5 of the read me file.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Final Fantasy (U) [!].nes
  • ROM Length: 262,160 bytes (256 KB)
  • ROM CRC32: CEBD2A31
  • ROM MD5: 24ae5edf8375162f91a6846d3202e3d6
  • ROM SHA1: C9CFBF5455085E198DCE039298B083CD6FC88BCE
  • FILE Length: 263,168 bytes (257 KB)
  • FILE CRC32: 5c892f3b
  • FILE MD5: d111fc7770e12f67474897aaad834c0c
  • FILE SHA1: b0ed4e1573260187e31da715ced28806ea4a81da

Links:

Screenshots:


Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
Alex W. JacksonHackingBug Fixes
AnomieHackingBug Fixes & Enhancements
AstralEsperHackingBug Fixes, Enhancements & Retranslation
DischHackingBug Fixes & Creating FFHackster
GrondHackingBug Fixes & Enhancements
LenophisHackingEnhancements: DTE Usability expansion
Leviathan MistMusicEnhancements: Updated Prelude, New Boss Music (3 Tracks)
MightyCollectorTranslationRetranslation: Terminology
PaulygonHackingBug Fixes & Enhancements
x_lotoTranslationRetranslation: Japanese game script fan translation
ZzonkmilesHackingEnhancements: Treasure identification

User Review Information

Definitive NES version

Reviewed By: Rodimus Primal on 25 Feb 2014

While newer versions released on other consoles is nice, there’s a sense of nostalgia with the NES version. This hack fixes all the problems I had with the US release (ugly looking battle screen, not a real title screen, unneeded censorship, etc) and cleaned up the translation nicely. I love the B Button dash as well as the increased battle speed.

My only gripe with this is the font. I would have preferred something closer to the original within space constraints, plus the gray shadows make it hard to read sometimes. Also, it may be me, but I do notice that the characters miss a lot more often in battle then in the original, but that could be just me.

I do recommend this for anyone who wants to play the NES version of Final Fantasy as its intended.

Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Definitive!xmagefirex06 Aug 20191.0Yes
Recommended for diehard NES players, but only those.BlazeHeatnix30 Jun 20191.0No
Simply amazingChrysologus01 Oct 20181.0Yes
The gold standard for purist fan modsChicken Knife12 Nov 20171.0Yes
Refinement of a classic.dimensio05 Apr 20171.0Yes
Definitive NES versionRodimus Primal25 Feb 2014N/AYes