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Metroid + Saving

Hack of Metroid

Description:

This hack replaces Metroid’s password system with a saving system, offering three save files. The file selection menu shows the player’s equipment, and as an added bonus, the player’s health is now saved (no need to grind for health every time you resume your game). The save system can be a handy addition for those who don’t like to use save-states, or those playing on a flash-cart.

Included is a scrollable map when the game is paused and the ability to combine wave and ice beams.

Version 0.3 fixes a bug that could prevent the game from booting correctly in some cases. The hack has been tested and confirmed to work on the PowerPak as well as a normal cart.

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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Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
snarfblamHacking

User Review Information

Great! But we lose the intro

Reviewed By: Prince Valmont on 16 Nov 2018

I love the functionality added in by this hack. Echoing the others, it really makes the game feel complete.

However, no where was it mentioned that this hack completely removes the intro text at the title screen. It just remains on the Title until the player proceeds to the file select.

Version 0.3 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
No more back tracking...MiniComputer01 Nov 20190.3Yes
Cool, but...AgentCPU031 Dec 20180.3Yes
Great! But we lose the introPrince Valmont16 Nov 20180.3Yes
It's not buggyPaar24 Jul 20160.3Yes
No More Passwords. Saving is Great!kennyblove09 Jun 20160.3Yes
Glitched, but love the improvements!CheTralfara02 Mar 20160.3No
MapTRIFORCE8923 Jan 20150.3Yes
Really Adds to the Game!Proveaux26 Feb 2013N/AYes
A great addition to add especially if you playing off console!!mrrichard99926 Feb 2013N/AYes