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    Wei Lai Xiao Zi   Nintendo   2021-01-16 12:02:20 by jyanncorp

    @thevoice This is the Chinese variant of :

    http://openretro.org/game/9c524a18-1462-4a5d-957e-47b01deb5bfa/edit


    Virus   Nintendo   2021-01-16 07:29:02 by jyanncorp

    @thevoice Hi! This is the betas of :

    http://openretro.org/game/1cef8e16-a3c1-4277-9ecc-c465385d693f


    Les Chevaliers du Zodiaque: La L├ęgende d'Or   Nintendo   2020-12-09 17:57:52 by jyanncorp

    @frode Hi! The Japanese variant is incorrect, this is the second game out : "Saint Seiya - Ougon Densetsu Kanketsu Hen (Japan).nes"

    The correct Japanese variant of this game is Saint Seiya - Ougon Densetsu (without "Kanketsu Hen")

    http://openretro.org/game/2b19fede-06af-46b5-b129-23b9d20b859d

    "Saint Seiya - Ougon Densetsu Kanketsu Hen (Japan).nes" need a separate entry.


    Rampart   Nintendo   2020-12-01 19:46:20 by jyanncorp

    @frode Hi! The Japanese variant of the game was "remastered" by Konami and the game is different form the US version (a modern army mod, a story mode, more campaign, different music) Maybe he deserve a separate entry?


    Othello   Nintendo   2020-11-27 23:54:01 by FrodeSolheim

    @jyancorp H.E.S. variant moved to new entry https://openretro.org/nes/othello-hes smiley


    Othello   Nintendo   2020-11-25 15:58:14 by jyanncorp

    @frode Hi! Actually the Australian H.E.S. variant is a unlicensed different game which has nothing to do with the 1986 Kawada Othello. Can you create a separate entry?


    Milon's Secret Castle   Nintendo   2020-11-17 10:00:04 by jyanncorp

    @frode The PAL variant seem missing.


    Lin Ze Xu Jin Yan   Nintendo   2020-10-29 03:49:48 by jyanncorp

    @thevoice Thanks!


    Lin Ze Xu Jin Yan   Nintendo   2020-10-29 03:46:19 by thevoice

    @jyanncorp hi, for chinese language you use zh.


    Lin Ze Xu Jin Yan   Nintendo   2020-10-28 19:36:20 by jyanncorp

    @htevoice @frode Hi ! How can I put "Chinese" in language? I try ch, cn, but i get a 400error.


    Ms. Pac-Man [Tengen]   Nintendo   2020-10-11 09:02:47 by FrodeSolheim

    Moved the Tengen variant to a new entry since it is a "different" game.


    Fantasy Zone   Nintendo   2020-10-09 04:41:25 by jyanncorp

    @frode The two variants are different games, one official from sunsoft and one unlicensed from Tengen. Thy needs a separate entry.

    TENGEN https://youtu.be/cAwSXZnroGA SUNSOFT https://youtu.be/ag_or6ZGric


    Twin Eagle   Nintendo   2020-10-07 14:52:23 by thevoice

    @jyanncorp done


    Twin Eagle   Nintendo   2020-10-07 14:49:42 by jyanncorp

    @thevoice Hi! Can just be moved to the US release, i think is useless to create different entry for each releases of unlicensed games :

    Double Strike - Aerial Attack Force http://openretro.org/game/b78e62b0-b051-41c5-8785-051b8f126f2b/edit


    Twin Eagle   Nintendo   2020-10-07 14:46:35 by thevoice

    @jyanncorp hi, so the asian realease need to be sperated from this entry ? if so we need @frode to do the job wink


    Twin Eagle   Nintendo   2020-10-06 23:31:54 by jyanncorp

    @thevoice The Asia variant is from a different game :

    http://openretro.org/game/b78e62b0-b051-41c5-8785-051b8f126f2b/edit

    https://bootleggames.fandom.com/wiki/Twin_Eagle


    Dao Shuai   Nintendo   2020-10-05 20:19:58 by jyanncorp

    @thevoice This is the Chinese release of :

    http://openretro.org/game/54c65cb1-dd37-41b4-943c-5d92585c4dc6/edit


    Tagin' Dragon   Nintendo   2020-10-05 03:01:33 by thevoice

    @frode hi, it looks like we need a game_name_asia entry too. quite some nes titles have asia as a "region".


    Challenge of the Dragon [Sachen]   Nintendo   2020-10-05 02:58:37 by thevoice

    @jyanncorp hi, wll you contribute very well to the database and never do major mistakes. so it just don't make sense to have all your contributions under moderation wink. and now i can have my coffee before work in peace again \o/


    Challenge of the Dragon [Sachen]   Nintendo   2020-10-04 20:36:52 by jyanncorp

    @frode Tanks for the entry and... thank for GIVE ME THE POWER !!! :O I can be more efficient now! (and stop to harassed thevoice big grin ) Thanks again !


    Challenge of the Dragon [Sachen]   Nintendo   2020-10-03 10:39:38 by FrodeSolheim

    I named this game entry Challenge of the Dragon [Sachen], if that makes sense...


    Challenge of the Dragon   Nintendo   2020-10-03 10:38:40 by FrodeSolheim

    I think I got this right now, US version moved back to its own entry, both Asian variants in the other entry (Challenge of the Dragon [Sachen]). @jyanncorp


    Airwolf   Nintendo   2020-10-03 09:57:54 by FrodeSolheim

    Japanese variant moved to https://openretro.org/nes/airwolf-kyugo. @thevoice @jyanncorp


    Challenge of the Dragon   Nintendo   2020-10-01 14:34:20 by thevoice

    @jyanncorp hi, so you want me to merge this entry into chinese kungfu ? and about the name, i am not sure. usually @frode is in charge with "special cases" naming. but since you have proven to have good knowledge about all this i would say just name it as you find it fits best. if @frode thinks otherwise it will be easy to change the name again.


    Challenge of the Dragon   Nintendo   2020-10-01 12:36:03 by jyanncorp

    @thevoice Hi ! Actually, the Asian version is not the same game, Challenge of the Dragon is the US name of "Chinese KungFu" but was never released by Color Dream in US, they keep the Name for this game here.

    So can you move it to :

    http://openretro.org/game/d439748d-d9f8-4950-a216-615d243677c0/edit

    And for the game entry, did I keep the original title or put the US name with [Sachen] at the end?

    thanks


    The Black Bass   Nintendo   2020-09-29 18:49:26 by jyanncorp

    @frode Thank you! And don't forget same problem with Japanese version of Airwolf! big grin

    http://openretro.org/nes/airwolf/edit#f8241039-0eaa-5040-adf2-c91cfd11cd78


    The Black Bass   Nintendo   2020-09-29 17:58:24 by FrodeSolheim

    @thevoice @jyanncorp Created a new entry https://openretro.org/nes/the-black-bass-japan smiley


    Bowling   Nintendo   2020-09-29 14:32:05 by jyanncorp

    7


    El Bloque Magico   Nintendo   2020-09-29 03:43:53 by thevoice

    @jyanncorp hi, yes you can technically "cancel" a wrong entry. like in this case just select game_name_jp again and submit it again with an empty line.


    The Black Bass   Nintendo   2020-09-29 03:41:58 by thevoice

    @jyanncorp hi, i have merged in the correct title and also have informed @frode to seperate the wrong japanese variant into its own entry again. since i cant do seperating titles, you will have to wait until @frode have time and do this task smiley


    El Bloque Magico   Nintendo   2020-09-29 00:52:26 by jyanncorp

    @thevoice Can you cancel (game_name_jp
    Magic Block)

    It's possible to cancel an entry by myself? Thanks


    The Black Bass   Nintendo   2020-09-28 19:46:24 by jyanncorp

    @thevoice The Japanese variant is a different game who need an separate entry.


    Black Bass II, The   Nintendo   2020-09-28 19:45:27 by jyanncorp

    @thevoice This is the Japanese version of US "The Black Bass"

    http://openretro.org/nes/the-black-bass

    They only publish the second Japanese game and like the first was never out outside Japan the call it just "The Black Bass"

    So the Japanese variant in the black bass entry is actually the first black bass never out in US.

    I hope you're understand me.. (^_^; )


    Airwolf   Nintendo   2020-09-24 15:15:39 by jyanncorp

    @frode Hi! The variant "Airwolf (Japan) (Kyugo).nes" is a different game developped only for Japanese market

    https://www.mobygames.com/game/nes/airwolf__

    https://www.giantbomb.com/airwolf/3030-40533/


    Airwolf   Nintendo   2020-07-20 04:19:07 by thevoice

    @frode the japanese variant is a totally different game and would need its own entry.


    Firehawk   Nintendo   2020-06-28 04:50:39 by thevoice

    PROBLEM: the european version crashes tested with mednafen 1.24.3


    Tetris [Bullet Proof]   Nintendo   2019-11-06 15:01:32 by FrodeSolheim

    TODO: Problem with non-revision variant: "iNES format file is too small by 16384 bytes to contain all data specified by header!"

    37435d32-c6e9-58ef-92b4-1f8658ba3518


    Super Mario Bros. 3   Nintendo   2017-10-06 20:40:31 by FrodeSolheim

    TODO: Crop even more? (8 more on top and 8 more on bottom?)


    Wario's Woods   Nintendo   2017-10-06 14:47:44 by FrodeSolheim

    TODO: Remove left overscan border?


    Xexyz   Nintendo   2017-10-03 21:17:39 by FrodeSolheim

    TODO: Crop left border of game display only.


    Volleyball   Nintendo   2017-09-13 05:43:52 by FrodeSolheim

    Done smiley


    Volleyball   Nintendo   2017-09-11 15:39:35 by thevoice

    The gluk variant need to be moved to venice beach volleyball entry. as its the gluk release of this title.


    Tetris   Nintendo   2017-09-10 20:23:26 by FrodeSolheim

    New game entries for [Tengen] and [Bullet Proof] created, and variants moved smiley


    Tetris   Nintendo   2017-09-09 18:54:15 by thevoice

    The bulleproof variants as well as the unlicensed Tengen variant need their own entries since its all different flavors of Tetris.


    Yoshi   Nintendo   2017-09-08 17:12:48 by FrodeSolheim

    TODO: iNES format file is too small by 32768 bytes to contain all data specified by header!


    Parasol Henbee   Nintendo   2017-08-31 15:19:44 by thevoice

    Screenshot 4 actually shows a Bossfight wink


    Valis: The Fantastic Soldier   Nintendo   2017-08-29 17:18:44 by FrodeSolheim

    If I'm to guess a bit, since I don't know Japanese, "Mugen Senshi Valis" is the name on the cover, and "Fantastic Soldier Valis" looks like the NES title screen name.

    No-Intro probably changed policy from naming files after title screen to cover at some point, since it was called Fantastic Soldier Valis in No-Intro earlier.

    Being a Japanese game, I don't really have that strong opinion of whether to use the cover or title screen name, so I just went with the No-Intro name...


    Valis: The Fantastic Soldier   Nintendo   2017-08-29 14:38:57 by thevoice

    According to mobygames no-intro used the msx spelling. the nes version is named : Fantastic Soldier Valis


    Arkanoid II   Nintendo   2017-08-28 19:19:43 by FrodeSolheim

    Yes, languages should reflect the actual in-game languages, so users can (in the future) search for games in languages they can understand.

    Region should be handled differently. And for No-Intro based platforms, it's really already kind of handled by the variant name (Europe, USA, Japan, etc).

    Making region a more properly supported concept in the system is something to consider, yes.


    Arkanoid   Nintendo   2017-08-28 19:13:23 by thevoice

    all you need to do is press ctrl + shift + 2 until arkanoid paddle is selected on port 2 once the game is started and you can use the mouse for controls.


    Arkanoid II   Nintendo   2017-08-28 19:00:05 by thevoice

    There is quite some nes titles which are japanese releases with english texts. i always prefered to set ja instead en to have the japanese flag shown instead the english one. But probably the best solution should be some region flag to prevent confusion.

    like region : japan

    language(s) : en,ja whatever


    Arkanoid   Nintendo   2017-08-28 16:48:54 by FrodeSolheim

    TODO: Needs a special controller config


    Arkanoid II   Nintendo   2017-08-28 16:47:58 by FrodeSolheim

    Changed languages to English for existing variants (in-game language).


    Metal Force   Nintendo   2017-08-28 08:21:35 by FrodeSolheim

    @thevoice Added "ko" (Korean) as recognized language smiley


    Metal Force   Nintendo   2017-08-28 08:16:38 by thevoice

    We somehow need kr as allowed language wink


    JJ - Tobidase Daisakusen Part 2   Nintendo   2017-08-17 14:56:28 by FrodeSolheim

    Fixed smiley


    JJ - Tobidase Daisakusen Part 2   Nintendo   2017-08-13 07:24:07 by thevoice

    The real game name is :JJ Tobidase Daisakusen Part 2


    Gyromite   Nintendo   2017-08-06 05:16:15 by thevoice

    FAQ: The Game requires 2 Controllers as the blue/red pillars which act as elevators/doors have to be controlled with the A and B button of the 2nd pad.


    Gumshoe   Nintendo   2017-08-06 04:56:16 by thevoice

    FAQ: The game is entirely controlled by the lightgun. To jump you need to target and shoot your player character.


    Gotcha! The Sport!   Nintendo   2017-08-05 04:55:19 by thevoice

    FAQ: To play the game you need to aim and fire with the mouse while scrolling the screen left/right with the gamepad.


    Family Pinball   Nintendo   2017-07-29 04:44:09 by thevoice

    Screens are a bit different in size because the diffent pinballs have sometimes borders left & right some times up & down and some times left and bottom wink


    Exciting Boxing   Nintendo   2017-07-28 16:41:43 by thevoice

    can be disabled. the game requires a man sized boxing dummy as input device wink.


    Elite   Nintendo   2017-07-28 16:26:12 by thevoice

    The NES version of the Game has really terrible controls. Do yourself a favor and play one of the Computer versions.


    Defender of the Crown   Nintendo   2017-07-22 04:22:24 by thevoice

    every event uses its own resolution. decorated with block borders. so the screens differ in size a lot wink.


    Crazy Climber   Nintendo   2017-07-16 05:58:24 by thevoice

    Requires a special controller to be played. with the pad you can only move in one direction. this makes the game impossible to play.


    Commando   Nintendo   2017-07-15 14:08:40 by thevoice

    Thanks to the massive flickering sprites on screen the shots dont't show any shooting beside grenades. acutally you can also shoot. wink


    Choujikuu Yousai - Macross   Nintendo   2017-07-15 04:20:51 by thevoice

    screenshot 2 shows the stage endboss. for the ease of developement its always the same for the first 3 stages wink


    California Games   Nintendo   2017-07-13 16:05:05 by thevoice

    its a bit funny with the screenshots. each event have its own screensize. so i cropped only the top border away from surfing event.


    Battletoads & Double Dragon   Nintendo   2017-07-09 06:36:06 by thevoice

    for some reason the screen on stage 3 is just 208 in height while all other stages are 216.


    Star Wars   Nintendo   2017-06-25 18:38:14 by FrodeSolheim

    Fixed, thanks smiley


    Star Wars   Nintendo   2017-06-25 01:37:02 by thevoice

    The namco variants require an own entry. its a totally different game.


    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade   Nintendo   2017-06-05 04:10:06 by thevoice

    The taito version is a different game then ubisoft/euro version. it should be moved to an own entry.


    Dance Aerobics   Nintendo   2017-06-03 14:18:47 by thevoice

    This game requires a dancing mat. can be disabled imho.


    Athletic World   Nintendo   2017-06-01 05:31:52 by thevoice

    The game requires a fitnes mat to be used. can be disables imho.


    Double Dragon   Nintendo   2013-11-11 11:21:03 by thundercato

    FAQ: This game is listed as a 1 or 2 player simultaneously as although the main game can only be played one player at a time there is a game mode that allows players to fight one another in a similar fashion to a 'fighter' game.


    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game   Nintendo   2013-11-10 14:00:52 by FrodeSolheim

    FAQ: The Japanese version is simply "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", but is merged with this game entry for now (it was initially placed with the international Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles version).


    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles   Nintendo   2013-11-10 13:59:26 by FrodeSolheim

    @thundercato I doublechecked and you are quite right. In may ways it would be correct to create a separate Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles entry for the Japanese version I guess, but right now I simply move it to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II I think. It is after all the same game.


    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles   Nintendo   2013-11-10 13:41:15 by thundercato

    The Japanese Variant of this game would appear to just be the sequel? Any ideas?


    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles   Nintendo   2013-11-09 14:28:38 by thundercato

    Todo: fix/crop the cover pictures