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Dr. Mario DX (Game Boy) Romhack

Hack Name: Dr. Mario DX
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Status: Complete
Patch Version: 2.1
Last updated: December 15, 2023
Type of Hack: Graphics, Optimization
Downloads: 63
Description:

This hack transforms Dr. Mario Game Boy game into a Game Boy Color game.

Enjoy the Game Boy classic now in full color with a very cool new feature: character selection!

That’s it! Dr. Luigi, Dr. Daisy and Dr. Wario join the virus battle! Choose your favorite doctor to play as, each one with their own sprite, palettes.

It also has a couple of slight QoL tweaks to the original game code.

Hashes:
File/ROM SHA-1: D31D67D0682515C7C85DEAA1752B02231150E5BF
File/ROM CRC32: F0225DD0
Staff/Credits:
Da_GPer Graphics Legacy v1.0 graphics
Kensuyjin33 Graphics v2.0 graphics
Readme:
================================================ DR MARIO DX v2.1 by kensuyjin33 & marc_max ================================================ This patch transforms Dr. Mario Game Boy game into a Game Boy Color game. Enjoy the Game Boy classic now in full color with a very cool new feature: character selection! That's it! Dr. Luigi, Dr. Daisy and Dr. Wario join the virus battle! Choose your favorite character, each one with their own sprite, palettes and even virus to defeat. You can even link up in the competitive multiplayer game, each player will be able to choose their favorite doctor. It works in all Game Boy compatible consoles (GB, GBC, GBA and GBA SP), and, of course, emulators. PATCHING INFORMATION -------------------- You must provide the original Dr. Mario (Rev 1) ROM: Dr. Mario (World) (Rev 1).gb CRC32: f0225dd0 MD5: 921bdff008475aa2c5344e1a0d110910 SHA1: d31d67d0682515c7c85deaa1752b02231150e5bf Apply the patch here: https://www.romhacking.net/patch/ (some emulators may require a .gbc extension, so make sure you rename it after patching) CHANGELOG --------- v1.0 (2020-07-20) - first version v2.0 (2023-11-07) - full code rewrite - added character selection - new title screen - added winning pose to single player - added stage palette changing every five stages (up to stage 25) - allow to return to title screen during game setup by pressing B button - fixed a timer interruption issue that could cause extremely rare freezes - graphics and palettes tweaks - restored DMG compatibility v2.1 (2023-11-27) - added respective alternate characters viruses to ending - fixed an unknown multiplayer pose for alternate characters (it's supposed to appear during multiplayer battles, but I still don't know what exactly triggers it) CREDITS ------- kensuyjin33 - v2.0 graphics Da_GPer - legacy v1.0 graphics marc_max - reverse engineering & hacking I also feel like crediting CowboyJoseph64 and Shugo. They are the authors from Dr. Luigi hacks for Game Boy and NES respectively, which were the inspiration to add him in v2.0. We also borrowed temporarily a few graphics from both their hacks during the development, although we ended up doing new graphics from scratch. DISCLAIMER ---------- This is a fan created hack, no copyright or trademark infringement is intended. Mario is a trademark © of Nintendo. We are not affiliated nor endorsed by Nintendo.
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DerpEgoh61
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DerpEgoh61
3 months ago

What changes does patch version 2.1 bring?