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FlashbackDS

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FlashbackDS
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General
Author(s)Alekmaul (GPF)
TypePlatform
Version1.1
LicenceMixed
Links
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Website
Source
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Flashback DS (originally named REminiscenceDS) is a port of Reminiscence engine for the Nintendo DS and DSi.This version is an extended version of Spout for DS by Sektor. It has support for the PC CD SEQ movie files and is faster than previous DS versions.

It was entered into the 2009 best DS homebrew contest.

Features

  • Most things expected from REminiscence engine.

Installation

Note: To play this game, you need the original game files.

Once you have obtained all the required files, download FlashbackDS and extract archive.

DLDI patch .nds file.

Create a directory at the root of your card named FLASHBACK.

Put all the original game's datafiles in the directory named FLASHBACK.

User guide

Datafiles

You need to prepare the original game datafiles of the PC (DOS or CD) or Amiga release. You can use French, English, German or Spanish version.

If you have a version distributed by SSI, rename the files and drop the ssi suffix (i.e. logosssi.cmd -> logos.cmd).

Datafile needed for voice during in-game dialoges:

SegaCD version
VOICE.VCE

Datafiles needed for background music during polygonal cutscenes:

PC version
mod.flashback-ascenseur mod.flashback-ceinturea mod.flashback-chute
mod.flashback-desintegr mod.flashback-donneobjt mod.flashback-fin
mod.flashback-fin2 mod.flashback-game_over mod.flashback-holocube
mod.flashback-introb mod.flashback-jungle mod.flashback-logo
mod.flashback-memoire mod.flashback-missionca mod.flashback-options1
mod.flashback-options2 mod.flashback-reunion mod.flashback-taxi
mod.flashback-teleport2 mod.flashback-teleporta mod.flashback-voyage

Controls

D-Pad - Joystick

A - Draw, Holster gun

B - Talk, Use, Run, Shoot

X - Use current inventory object

Y - Jump

R - Display inventory, Skip movies

L - Display options

Screenshots

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Media

Changelog

V1.1 09/10/2011

  • Fix save/load problem.
  • Invert A & X buttons, R instead of Y for inventory, Y to jump.
  • Add confirmation before switching back to menu.
  • Some speed improvments.
  • Fix brightness problem when an error occured.
  • Remove zlib include, useless for this version.
  • Remove assertion with flag NDEBUG.

V1.0 24/07/2011

  • Initial release based on REminiscence engine.

Credits

Thanks Wintermute, libnds, Benoist Aron, Thierry Levastre, Thierry Perreau, Delphine Software, Gregory Montoir.