Diddy Kong Pilot BETA ROM Released

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Nov 6, 2011
  1. thaddius
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    A game that was in development by Rare when Microsoft bought them out, Diddy Kong Pilot for the GBA was eventually retooled and released as Banjo Pilot. Some savvy collectors of RareWare goodies managed to come across the beta cart and dump it. It's playable, and obviously very similar to Banjo Pilot.

    As mentioned in the title, I can't link to it. You'll have to find it on your own if you're interested.
     
  2. DJPlace

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    nice i wonder who's playable in it?
     
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    Hmm....doesn't seem to work in an M3 Perfect. I tried all 3 patch methods to no avail....just a white screen. This is the first game I've encountered on my old M3 that didn't "just work" with or without patching. Must need some kind of IPS patch for GBA flashcarts.
     
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    Has anyone tried it on a Supercard DSTwo?
     
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    Just tried it with the dstwo gba emu (v1.21 and 1.3), and am getting a white screen=/
    i havent tinkered around with any settings or anything yet.
     
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    I ran it using a EZ Flash 3-in-1 and flashed it to the NOR using an AceKard 2i and it worked in a GBA SP, except it didn't save. I ran it on VBAGX on the Wii and it worked properly, minus lag.
     
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    cool post I came across said this: There are some extra levels not immediately available. Using the code 02024282:XX, where XX are decimal values, these can be played in any mode. The last level in Time Trial mode is Tundra Tumble (value of 31).
    The other levels are as follows:


    32 – Jungle Jig; 33 – Sunset Scrap; 34 – Ice Escapade; 35 – Beach Brawl; 36 – Boss Bop; 37 – Boss Bash; 38 – Boss Brawl; 39 – Boss Bother.


    The last four levels lack backgrounds and are almost impossible to play.
     
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    Interesting. Can you get those as Gameshark SP Codes?
     
  9. thaddius
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    I only tried to get it to work in VisualBoyAdvance, which loaded it just fine.
    The four characters you can play from the start are Diddy, Dixie, Donkey and Funky. I don't know who is unlockable (if any).
     
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    They've also released the debug ROM for Banjo GBA.
     
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    That site you linked to has download links (not direct, but they essentially tell you the address of the download, you just have to paste two strings together).
     

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