MSX2 version of Golvellius II demo revisited.

MSX2 version of Golvellius II demo revisited.

by ro on 07-01-2019, 09:29
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Recently we've seen a lot of software patches for old MSX games. With these patches the developers upgrade games with new techniques, fix bugs or add new features. Sometimes such a patch makes big changes, sometimes smaller. To continue this trend, MRC user Nyyrikki has made a small patch for Compile's 1988 game New Devil Golvellius, or Golvellius II, to update the demo graphics.

While Nyyrikki has seen the Golvellius II demo on MSX2+ demo a few times, he was shocked while seeing this on a regular MSX2 machine. According to Nyyrikki, the quality of the inline pictures are just... well, a joke. This could be an easy fix, he thought. And so it happened. Here is a patch that will upgrade the pictures quality for the intro demo of Golvellius II on MSX2 machines. It looks, indeed, considerably better after this fix.

You can apply this 135-byte IPS-patch to any disk image of Golvellius II demo disk. The same patch should works for all language versions, and has been tested with Japanese, English and Spanish versions.

relevant link: Download the patch from Nyyrikki's place
relevant link: Download it from the MRC download database

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Comments (9)

By PAC

Guardian (5319)

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07-01-2019, 10:49

Great improvement. Thank you!

By konamiman

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07-01-2019, 12:09

Yay for initiatives on improving classic games! Running Naked in a Field of Flowers

By TheKid

Paladin (844)

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07-01-2019, 12:19

Nice work!

By KdL

Paragon (1236)

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07-01-2019, 12:38

Like +1000 LOL!

By tonigalvez

Champion (280)

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07-01-2019, 14:02

This is great, thank you.

I wish someone, some day, fix the Snatcher 10 colour PC88 conversion graphics to proper 16 colour SC7 MSX2 graphics.

By sd_snatcher

Prophet (3093)

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07-01-2019, 21:43

Great patch, Nyyrikki! Big smile

@tonigalvez

Or better yet, screen-8 graphics from the beautiful Sega-CD version. Wink

By alexito

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07-01-2019, 21:51

Thanks Nyyrikki.

I'll try right now on my NMS8280 and GR8NETat 7mhz

Wink

By santiontanon

Paladin (850)

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08-01-2019, 02:26

Thanks a lot Nyyrikki! the original Golvellius was one of the few carts I owned back in the day, and I've always wanted to play Golvellius 2! Now I have no excuse! Smile

By Grauw

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08-01-2019, 23:06

Quote:

135-byte patch

LOL! Nyyrikki does it again!