Boktai games: how do they work?

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  1. Rokku
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    How do the Boktai games work with an emulator? Is there something special that needs to be done to simulate the nonexistent solar sensor?
     
  2. pokefloote

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    There are patches for them that let you use the L+R+ some other buttons to modify how much "sunlight" is let in.

    I believe links to patches are allowed, so here you go
     
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    Ah, okay.

    Where can I find those?
     
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    Ah, I modified my post above. It depends on which ROM release you are using.

    edit: wait a minute, I think that site only has the (E) version of Boktai 2. The Boktai 1 patches look like something else.
     
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    Alright, here's one right here on filetrip.

    http://filetrip.net/f12559-Revised-Boktai-solar-sensor-patches.html

    But again these are for the European releases of Boktai 1 and 2.
    I'm sure there are US patches floating around somewhere, or you can just download the E versions and use those.
     
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    I came across a .zip with refined solar sensor patches for all three Boktai (1-E, 2-E, 3-J version) games some time ago (I actually forgot where I got this).

    To quote the readme:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    You can download it here: http://gba.dellicious.de/patches/boktai_solar_sensor_patches.zip

    edit: seems like I was too slow ;)
     
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    So I'd have to play the European versions?
     
  8. Sora de Eclaune

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    If you're emulating with VBA, there's an option you can set in the settings to choose a light level. I'm thinking it's for the solar sensor of Boktai games, but I'm not exactly sure.