Author Topic: Does Megumi Rescue (Master System) work on anything?  (Read 306 times)

Offline PrincessMonaco

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Does Megumi Rescue (Master System) work on anything?
« on: September 06, 2022, 12:06:12 PM »
I thought I'd check out this port now the coin-op works in MAME, but nothing seems to run it. Picodrive loops back to the title screen when you press the fire button, SMSPlus-GX starts the game but no movement controls work (the fire button does), and GearSystem loads it but nothing does anything on the title screen.

FBNeo-SMS gets closest - the game starts but the controls are totally wonky. Right and left are back to front and you can't move into the left-hand half of the screen.

Apparently Megumi Rescue was one of only four games to require the SMS paddle controllers, which I didn't even know existed. The only SMS emulator I can find with explicit paddle support is GenesisPlus-GX, but that won't boot the game even if I force it to run as a Japanese Master System. (SMSPlus-GX, weirdly, doesn't have the Master System controller options that GP-GX does.)
« Last Edit: September 06, 2022, 12:33:04 PM by PrincessMonaco »

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Re: Does Megumi Rescue (Master System) work on anything?
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2022, 01:41:55 PM »
Hi,
I'd recommend using the Arcade version of the game, it works perfect with digital joy or spinner/mouse/analog joystick, and is the full proper length of the screen, which makes the game a lot better (IMO).  The arcade game name is "megrescu"

I'll see if the sms version can be improved

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Re: Does Megumi Rescue (Master System) work on anything?
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2022, 01:45:03 AM »
Just an update: Megumi Rescue, Woody Pop, Alex Kidd BMX trial and Galactic Protector on SMS now have the paddle controller(s) hooked up.

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Re: Does Megumi Rescue (Master System) work on anything?
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2022, 10:51:54 AM »
Yay! Thanks!

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Re: Does Megumi Rescue (Master System) work on anything?
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2022, 07:20:17 PM »
Just an update: Megumi Rescue, Woody Pop, Alex Kidd BMX trial and Galactic Protector on SMS now have the paddle controller(s) hooked up.

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Those games moved to arcacde folder when generate dat file

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Re: Does Megumi Rescue (Master System) work on anything?
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2022, 08:16:32 PM »
Hi littlebear,
Thanks for letting me know,  the problem is fixed :)

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