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ROM Regions.


Posted: 17 May, 2017 12:39
Last Edit: 17 May, 2017 12:42
Newb question...

Are the achievements "region" specific? For example, I played Kung-Fu, TwinBee and Track and Field last night for NES. It showed up on my page that I was playing but I did not record any cheevs. I noticed that all 3 of those games were running (j) versions and not (u).


Posted: 17 May, 2017 15:06
Yes , unfortunately most of the sets are region specific. Usually they are U[!] compatible. Check each game page forum / comments you want to try. Developers usually mention what rom they used to create the set.

Posted: 17 May, 2017 18:15
Yeah, ROMs from different regions usually have the RAM addresses slightly skewed from other regions. Most people make achievement list with NTSC (North American) ROMs if available.

Posted: 17 May, 2017 22:24
figured as much. now wondering why i chose (j) versions of (u) games....

thanks for the knowledge

Posted: 19 May, 2017 16:06
I may need to DL a new set of NES ROMS. It's strange I was playing "NTSC" versions of the same games. They show up on RA but still no cheevs. Just to make sure I wan't nuts I played Sonic 1 and got a cheev right away so I know Im connected.

Could it even be I'm running a bad emulator. I use Nestopia currently.


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