CAVE | Do-Donpachi Dai-Ou-Jou Black Label – Reverse Engineered

CAVE | Do-Donpachi Dai-Ou-Jou Black Label – Reverse Engineered

Today over at the shmups forums a new post caught my eye. Check out the added content in the Player 2 bomb stock below: A forum regular "austere" has reverse-engineered the game from top to bottom, and made a patch available for those who wants to try it out: This is a modified version of DOJBL I call DOJBL+, which should be able to run on DOJBL boards and a modified version of MAME I've included below (with changes to source noted). If you hold A while pushing start to select a ship, it will run in "plus mode" which will display your hyper rank ("HR"), standard rank ("SR) and current frame number ("FN") when the game begins. I have no plans for additional modifications for now, except possibly replacing the frame number with bullet speed. Anyway you can grab the patch (obviously the romset is not included) and the modified version of MAME 141u1...
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2008-11-14

2008-11-14

I have made some nice changes to my Red Box PCB so it now has AdvanceMenu as frontend. This of course looks much better than the very basic menu that came with it. Also supports animated previews of all games and has a nice trance track as background music. I've created a kick ass animation at startup as well. :D I've also upgraded the sad Centrino 1100mHz CPU to a bitchin' PIII 1400hHz that I got from eBay. Perhaps later I'll also upgrade the memory from 256 to 1GB. Not sure how much memory DOS can handle though....
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