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Contra III: The Alien Wars FastROM

Hack of Contra III: The Alien Wars


Contra III: The Alien Wars uses slow memory banks (it’s a SlowROM game), this patch moves all important banks to the fast location. Now the game has way less slowdown.

This is a good solution for cheap flashcarts users.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Database match: Contra III - The Alien Wars (USA)
  • Database: No-Intro: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (v. 20210222-050638)
  • File/ROM SHA-1: 265886E3F665ADF2507E7B2F08B6B2ED9D0018B2
  • File/ROM CRC32: 84DA7CFE




ContributorType of contributionListed credit
MaxwelOlindaHackingFastROM Conversion

User Review Information

Great addition!

Reviewed By: Pethronos on 23 Nov 2021

Given that Vitela’s SA-1 patches don’t work in any flashcart (and his Contra III one is not completely finished), this is a great way to play this great game more smoothly.

Only one little issue, level selection doesn’t work pressing right, only left. I think it doesn’t affect anything more.

Now go for Super R-Type lol! (It would be a really nice Christmas present ;D )

Version 1.0 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
Also works great with the SNES ClassicSamus1234523 Nov 20211.0Yes
Great addition!Pethronos23 Nov 20211.0Yes