My GB to GBC hack wishlist and my thoughts on existing ones

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I'm working on a Mega Man V colorization hack:

Also, looking for some graphic artist to colorize Ninja Gaiden Shadow. I've got all routines done already, but need someone into pixel art.
This is truly amazing, it's awesome how colorizing the game breathes new life into it. It even feels like a legit NES game.
 
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Here's a little mock-up I've done for the title screen of the "Bomber Man" mode in Atomic Punk (this is the Japanese version named Bomber Boy). This is how it would appear if the game was colorized.

Tell me what do you think about it. For me, it turned out great!
 
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Galaga & Galaxian DX has been put in my review list. With it, I'm also including some nitpicks for the author to improve this hack:

First, the background color should be pitch black, and not blackish-gray like in Super Game Boy mode. It should be exactly like in Pac-Man: Special Color Edition (here is a comparison between the title screens of both games).
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Also change the Namco logo's palette to not be that dark red? And of course, finally give proper color to Galaga, taking reference from the original arcade version.

Please report these to MojoDodo on RHDN if possible. Thank you!
 

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Looks like Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 has been the next Game Boy game to get colorized! http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/6683/ This completes the the Mario Land series in terms of each game having a color version. Now I'm just hoping someone will do Donkey Kong '94 next, that would really make me happy.
 

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Looks like Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 has been the next Game Boy game to get colorized! http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/6683/ This completes the the Mario Land series in terms of each game having a color version. Now I'm just hoping someone will do Donkey Kong '94 next, that would really make me happy.
Yes, but beware of some bugs (like at the final boss) reported in this review: http://www.romhacking.net/reviews/8644/#review
I will keep the game in my wishlist because this hack is not a primer-quality colorization like Super Mario Land 2 DX. It doesn't even colorize the status bar to black like SML2DX does.
 

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This stuff is super cool to me. I had never seen any of these. Is there a way to get cart versions of this stuff and play on something like a GBA or do you have to go through emulation for it?
 

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This stuff is super cool to me. I had never seen any of these. Is there a way to get cart versions of this stuff and play on something like a GBA or do you have to go through emulation for it?
The usual way is a flash cart, you copy the modified games onto a micro SD card, put it in the flash cart and you can play that on the GBA. Good ones for Game Boy games are EZ Flash Jr or Everdrive, tho I don't know if the latter is available since the guy had to shut up his online shop.
 

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This stuff is super cool to me. I had never seen any of these. Is there a way to get cart versions of this stuff and play on something like a GBA or do you have to go through emulation for it?
Best bet is to get a GB/C flashcart and run the games through there. You can run them through the Goomba Color emulator (or my fork, Jagoomba) on a GBA but compatibility can be hit-or-miss. Wario Land, for example, doesn't work yet.

Emulation should work though, I haven't had a problem running these in mGBA.
 
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