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Metroid mOTHER

Hack of Metroid

Description:

This hack is the combination of three individual hacks. It was created to be the ultimate NES remake of a classic game.

The original palette has been utilized and the layout of the map is exactly as the original. The only exception is the room where you fight Ridley. To reduce flicker (as much as possible) I had to place Ridley above the doors.

I do not claim any credit for the actual content - only for the hard work of making it all work together.

All credits go to the below listed hacks and their individual authors:

Metroid + Saving (v 0.3) - snarfblam: http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/1186/

  • Minimap
  • Savefiles
  • Beamstacking
  • Better icebeam and bombs

MDbtroid - Infinity’s End: http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/1219/

  • Nicer titlescreen
  • Nicer endings
  • Updated run animation
  • Updated player sprite (suited and suitless)
  • Updated enemy sprites
  • Enlarged and updated Kraid and Ridley
  • Updated Mother Brain
  • Various updated tiles

‘Roidz - DemickXII: http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/1240/

  • Nicer background tiles
  • Animated lava, doors and elevators
  • Animated corridors
  • Animated Norfair (Ridley level)
  • Animated Tourian (Mother Brain level)
  • Various updated tiles

/dACE a.k.a Nitendo

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Metroid (U).nes
  • No-Intro Name: Metroid (USA)
  • (No-Intro version 20130731-235630)
  • File SHA-1: 9901E0B53828475CD77B4B684E0590252CB762D8
  • ROM SHA-1: FDBFC7871962F72A1EF57E5A7E456164FB93430B
  • NES Cart DB ID = NES-MT-USA

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Screenshots:


Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
dACEHackingCombiner of patches
snarfblamOriginal HackingOriginal hacker for Minimap - Savefiles - Beamstacking - Better icebeam and bombs.
DemickXIIOriginal Hacking'Roidz patch - Nicer background tiles - Animated lava, doors and elevators - Animated corridors
Infinity's EndOriginal HackingMDbtroid patch - Nicer endings, updated run animation, updated player sprite (suited and suitless),

User Review Information

Excelent hack, but only two things missing would make it a lot better...

Reviewed By: Tsukiyomaru0 on 08 Jul 2014

It’s one of the best Metroid hacks there is, but only two things could have been added to make it a LOT better.

1. A Save Station. Could be a room with a different Chozo Statue that triggers the Continue/Save prompt or even better: A floppy disc icon could appear in the corner of the screen to show that the game has been saved when going up or down elevators!

2. Starting Energy = Max Energy. One of the WORST things about the first Metroid is how it forces you to farm from health as soon as you choose to continue your game. Perhaps in future we could see this dealt with.

Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
A definitive upgrade to a classic gameMattKimura12 May 20181.0Yes
The greatest Metroid hack, but can be improved with these extra hacksFateForWindows15 Feb 20171.0Yes
Desperately needs a full health hackbgrunge12 Sep 20161.0Yes
Excelent hack, but only two things missing would make it a lot better...Tsukiyomaru008 Jul 2014N/AYes
One of the greats!darkanx07 May 2014N/AYes
Great patch for those looking to make their own hack.mrrichard99907 May 2014N/AYes