A thread for GBA game testing

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A thread for GBA game testing by Jakob95 at 12:22 AM (20,264 Views / 0 Likes) 201 replies

  1. Jakob95
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    I noticed we didn't have a thread for the GBA compatibility of the Supercard so I made one. Post which GBA game you want me or other people to test on our Supercard.


    Advance Wars 2 - Works
    Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django - runs but may have frame rate issues with multiple enemies on screen and when entering a new area.
    Boktai 3 - Works with translation patch but may have the same issues as Boktai 2
    Boktai: The Sun is in Your Hand - has the RTC problem that VBAgx has on the Wii
    Castlevania 2 in 1 pack - Runs fine
    Castlevania Circle of the moon - A Bit laggy at times
    Castlevania Harmony of Dissonance - Works
    Dragonball Z The lagacy of goku I - works
    Dragonball Z The Legacy of Goku II - Works until World map (Can be Fixed with a patch)
    dead to rights - pretty good
    doom - playable a bit laggy
    Final Fantasy Tactics - Works
    Fire Emblem 1 & 2
    Ghost Rider
    Golden Sun - Works
    jet grind radio - very laggy
    Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories - Works after getting past intro through save state trick*
    Kirby & the Amazing Mirror - works great
    Kirby Nightmare in Dream Land - freezes at the main screen :<
    Legend of Zelda - A Link to the Past & Four Swords - Playable - ALotP plays just fine, but I didn\'t attempt to test Four Swords
    Legend of Zelda - The Minish Cap - Playable - Played 10 minutes or so into the game and haven\'t seen any problems.
    Lunar Legend - Works
    Mario Kart- Works well
    Megaman Battle Network 3 - works great
    Megaman Battle Network 4 - works great
    Megaman Battle Network 5 - works great
    Megaman Battle Network 6 - works great
    Megaman Battle Network 6 using darkcroz\'s patch - works great (both versions)
    Metroid Zero Mission - works fine
    Monster Ranchers Advance - Works
    mother 3 - pretty good
    Rhythm Tengoku - works fine(may have frame rate/chopiness problems on scrolling screens, such as the bunny jumping stage)
    Sonic Advance 1-2 - 4 bars appear and nothing else making it unplayable
    Sonic Advance 3 - works
    Street Fighter 3 Alpha - Works
    Super Mario Advance 1-3 - Work Well
    Super Mario Advance 4 - Saved Data Corrupt Screen Appears
    Tactics Ogre The Knight of Lodis - Works
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Works
    Wario Land 4 - Works
    wings - good
    X-Men - The Official Game

    *Kingdom Hearts save state trick needs to be done when intro locks up. The way to do this is to wait until the intro freezes then you make a save state and load the same save state.
     


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    all pokemon games work fine
    mother 3works good
    golden sun works perfect if frame skip is on manual and 0 and cu is 4 and sound is off lol
     
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    dead to rights - pretty good
    jet grind radio - very laggy
    wings - good
    mother 3 - pretty good
    doom - playable a bit laggy
     
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    Metroid Zero Mission - works fine

    I was thinking about testing each of the games but I don't think I'll have the time to do a thorough job.
    It would be nice to have it in a wiki format. Similar to what the DSx86 game compatibility is like here.

    Did anybody noticed a slight popping noise in the start menu music for Mother 3? I kept hearing a slight pop every few seconds. But in other music from Mother 3 I didn't hear any pops. I'm not sure what could be causing it.
     
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    To be honest, it's probably because the iPlayer doesn't have it's own section. I was trying to read up on it on the forum but didn't know where.

    Boktai: The Sun is in Your Hand - has the RTC problem that VBAgx has on the Wii
    Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django - runs but may have frame rate issues with multiple enemies on screen and when entering a new area.
    Boktai 3 - Works with translation patch but may have the same issues as Boktai 2
    Castlevania 2 in 1 pack - Runs fine
    Rhythm Tengoku - works fine(may have frame rate/chopiness problems on scrolling screens, such as the bunny jumping stage)

    These were all only played at frameskip auto.
     
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    I have an update on Metroid Zero Mission. The game is still very playable but the emulator does get choppy at random times with lots of things going on. Also the sound occasionally gets very staticy with all that action. Still great fun [​IMG].

    EDIT:

    Just quick playtested two more games

    Legend of Zelda - The Minish Cap - Playable - Played 10 minutes or so into the game and haven't seen any problems.

    Legend of Zelda - A Link to the Past & Four Swords - Playable - ALotP plays just fine, but I didn't attempt to test Four Swords

    NOTE: All the games I've tested so far I've used the provided default settings.
    Also make sure to get CLEAN gba roms, some old scene roms are still floating around and some of them were hacked to work on old flashcarts.
     
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    i haven't got my card yet
    can anyone tell me if any of the street fighter games work?
    good idea for a thread [​IMG]
     
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    So all GBA Pokémon Games work fine on the DSTWO GBA Emulator?

    I haven't gotten my DSTWO yet, but I will be getting it some time next week.
     
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    Fire Emblem 1 & 2 work decent with auto frameskip. They work perfect without frameskip with sound off.

    With all the games I've tried, the general rule is that sound and graphics are just OKAY with auto frameskip on. Sound for every game is terrible when frameskip is set to 0, but if sound is turned off the game runs at real GBA speeds.
     
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    could someone plz test YuGiOh! Dungeon Dice Monsters for me?
     
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    Megaman Battle Network 3 - works great
    Megaman Battle Network 4 - works great
    Megaman Battle Network 5 - works great
    Megaman Battle Network 6 - works great
    Megaman Battle Network 6 using darkcroz's patch - works great (both versions)

    Kirby & the Amazing Mirror - works great
    Kirby Nightmare in Dream Land - freezes at the main screen :<

    Did anyone manage to get Kirby Nightmare in Dream Land to work?
     
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    Handy dandy list so far. Feel free to add this to your first post.

     
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    Can someone please check 'Sonic Advance' and 'Sonic Advance 2' on their DSTwo.

    I've tried but all I get is a screen with 4 'bars' (2 scroll from right and 2 from left) on it, music playing but nothing else - no button pushing works

    It COULD be the ROMS (I use (E) version) but I don't know if they're patched or not
     
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    I will, if you'll check Kirby Nightmare in Dream Land for me [​IMG]
     
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    K, I seem to get the same problem as you in Sonic Advance and Sonic Advance 2 (4 bars are blocking the screen), but Sonic Advance 3 works perfectly fine.
    Was using the USA versions, BTW.
     
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    Some more games that don't seem to have any problems so far...:

    Breath of Fire
    Fire Pro Wrestling
    Klonoa : Empire of Dreams
    Klonoa 2 : Dream Champ Tournament
    River City Ransom EX
     
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    with street fighter how well does it work?

    and can someone try super dodge ball advance please.
     
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    OK - I've checked (not fully 'cos I'm in Work ATM):

    Kirby Nightmare in Dream Land (E) - it locks up on the title screen when all the Kirbys run across the screen
    Kirby & the Amazing mirror (E) [single Player] - Starts up OK
    Sonic Battle: Runs OK (played up to first battle with Shadow)
    Sonic Pinball Party: Starts up Ok & played first table
    Super Dodge Ball Advance: Starts up Ok & plays

    (Oh & I'm using 'default settings' 'cos I don't really understand what all the function really do)
     
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