[K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby Barra » Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:39 am

I wonder how long it will stay NZ Number 1 and 2? :wink:
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby ballas » Mon Oct 31, 2011 7:22 am

Barra wrote:I wonder how long it will stay NZ Number 1 and 2? :wink:


Still quite a couple of names from past tournaments missing here, hope everyone can join as this seems to be quite a large competition this year.
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby mahlemiut » Mon Oct 31, 2011 7:29 am

Barra wrote:I wonder how long it will stay NZ Number 1 and 2? :wink:

Not long, if past experience is to go by... ;)
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby RJM » Mon Oct 31, 2011 7:39 am

mahlemiut wrote:
Barra wrote:I wonder how long it will stay NZ Number 1 and 2? :wink:

Not long, if past experience is to go by... ;)


Roughly 1 hour before a bloody Aussie spoiled the party. :wink:
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby Barra » Mon Oct 31, 2011 7:44 am

RJM wrote:
mahlemiut wrote:
Barra wrote:I wonder how long it will stay NZ Number 1 and 2? :wink:

Not long, if past experience is to go by... ;)


Roughly 1 hour before a bloody Aussie spoiled the party. :wink:


Haha I just seen that.
Anyway according to some people, we are just another state of Aus, so its all the same :P. /derail over

Nice score :D
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby Zicher » Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:02 am

Eh, not quite my cup of tea or pint of beer - but whatever.
Let's rock - or at least, start training ;).
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby TRB_MetroidTeam » Tue Nov 01, 2011 1:51 am

I did some upates in Players list, in these R1 thread, and in Official Rules too. Rules need some additions yet... I hope do it soon.

About the version, only 0.106 is accepted at this moment. Despite the R1 game ROMset is the same since 0.103u2 I will test this game a bit more tomorrow using 0.143, trying to get a better option for users of other operatinal systems. Of course, more testings are necessary in the other K9 games too...
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby TRB_MetroidTeam » Tue Nov 01, 2011 11:39 pm

Hi mahlemiut, Zhorik, Phil, Barthax... let me know if you can do some tests with this game using 0.143 version, because I can't run consistently until now... Some notes to share...

INP#1 - Barra sent me 73,163 - wolf143 - st1-3 - Win7 32bits (attachment)
INP#2 - mahlemiut 202,024 - wolf143 - K9. 3-2. [SDL, 64-bit]

PC#1 - I have a WinXP SP2 32bits
PC#2 - It's running Win7 64bits

Well, using the exact same ROMset and the same version (0.143 - wolfmame-0143.7z), I got:

INP#1 in PC#1: playbacks only for the score of 42180 (stage 1-2).
INP#1 in PC#2: playbacks OK.

INP#2 in PC#1: playbacks only for the score of 73159 (1st boss). However, only with throttle, most of the times it playbacks OK.
INP#2 in PC#2: playbacks only for the score of 73159 (1st boss), anyway.

Barra can't pb INP#2, ~72000, stage 1-x (probably the same 73159 I got).

Related to use -nosound as a tip for better playbacking, I'm not sure if it is useful only in the recording, or if I use -nosound only in playbacking would help, but I tried in all the playbacks, and I got the same results.

Other notes:

1 - Using the same ROMset, and comparing 0.106 with 0.143, I noted in the "Game Information" that the Sound processors have differences. Is it all right? Probably related only to the emulator advances.

2 - In demonstration mode, If I pause the game in exact the same frame, it stops at different position! I compared PC#2(0.143) vs PC#1(0.106). Also PC#2(0.143) vs PC#1(0.143), and there are differences too. Any relationship with 32 vs 64bits? Or XP vs Win7? Is it a problem to our current issue?

3 - In demonstration mode, in act 5-2 (about 6000 frames), there are differences between 0.106 and 0.143 (it looks like a dsync). Why?

Boys, these technical issues are for you... What to you think? Ideas? Suggestions? Opinions???

PS.: Barra, I think it's ok to share your INP, right?
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby Barra » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:07 am

Yes thats fine. I can provide a longer INP if needed
Just watched the 202k INP again and can confirm it stops at 1-3, score 73159. This was watching on my laptop using Win7, 64-bit

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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby mahlemiut » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:40 am

Barra's INP plays back fine for me with default NVRAM. Try removing NVRAM before recording/playing back.
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby Barra » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:50 am

That did the trick. Played back fully to 202024.
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby Barthax » Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:49 am

This game is very frustrating. It seems so easy yet I make simple mistakes all too often!
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby Barra » Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:58 am

Barthax wrote:This game is very frustrating. It seems so easy yet I make simple mistakes all too often!


If you want simple mistakes you should watch my current replay 8O

This game demands a little bit more respect, it seems very easy but I think thats half the problem.
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby dickmoreland » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:09 pm

I haven't been able to do more than just check the game out but my 7 year old son absolutely loves this thing. He's already played it all the way through (with continues of course) and was on level 5 his second time through when I made him go to bed last night. I played a little two player with him just to try and get a feel for the game but if he keeps hogging the computer, I may never get a chance to play :)
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Re: [K9] Round 1 - Magical Crystals (mgcrystl)

Postby Zicher » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:37 pm

dickmoreland wrote:I haven't been able to do more than just check the game out but my 7 year old son absolutely loves this thing. He's already played it all the way through (with continues of course) and was on level 5 his second time through when I made him go to bed last night. I played a little two player with him just to try and get a feel for the game but if he keeps hogging the computer, I may never get a chance to play :)

Time for your son to register for the tourney ;).
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