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~Bonus~ Contra

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Salsa
Posted: 04 Jul, 2017 22:14
Last Edit: 18 Jul, 2017 03:12
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Created 04 Jul, 2017 23:14 by

This is the very first, experimental *Bonus* set of achievements. The goal here is to make place for achievements which don't fit in regular set, allowing the regular set to be better balanced and more approachable while giving a place for very hard challenges, multiplayer only achievements, achievements requiring glitches, and other out-of-place-for-regular-set type achievements. The set is impossible to master, as it was designed to only bring additional points, challenges, and fun. That's because there is one achievement called "The Lock", that is simply impossible to get.

To properly link your ROM to the list you need to:
1. Download patch from dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/27abnkdwfahag1h/Contra%20%28Bonus%29.ips
2. Download Lunar IPS software from fusoya.eludevisibility.org/lips/download/lips102.zip
3. Apply the patch on a ROM file, which meets specifications:
No-Intro file name: Contra (USA).nes
GoodTools file name: Contra (U) [!].nes
CRC32: c50a8304
You can check the the CRC32 checksum by dropping your ROM file onto this site: https://emn178.github.io/online-tools/crc32_checksum.html
4. In result you should recieve a file with the following checksum:
CRC32: 617d1e92
5. Open the patched ROM in the RANes

Salsa
Posted: 04 Jul, 2017 22:15
Testing

cosmo1
Posted: 06 Jul, 2017 12:07
@ Contra? This is a hack?

Salsa
Posted: 06 Jul, 2017 14:27
Last Edit: 06 Jul, 2017 14:29
Right now is "*Bonus* Contra". This is a test addendum set containing harder challenges, 2 player only and other side content achievements. The set will be impossible to master (it contains one locking "achievement"), but will provide bonus points. The idea is to bring all side content to such set, making the regular one more accessible to complete to any player.

cosmo1
Posted: 06 Jul, 2017 14:43
Wow, that is a great idea Salsa!

DonCosmo
Posted: 06 Jul, 2017 17:50
Very cool idea!

Salsa
Posted: 17 Jul, 2017 01:21
The set is now officially complete.

DonCosmo
Posted: 17 Jul, 2017 01:22
Awesome ill get to it soon!

CobraMJD
Posted: 17 Jul, 2017 03:52
That's how this should be done, and not changing old sets.
Great work.

Salsa
Posted: 18 Jul, 2017 03:26
Old sets should be changed regardless, but this way we could seperate something not for everyone from achievements most players approach to get completely.

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