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Mega Man II: The Mystery of Dr. Wily

Hack of Mega Man 2

Description:

What the hack contains:

  • Minor text edits
  • Slightly altered title screen
  • The game now uses SRAM

The main feature of this hack is that the password system has been replaced with a save system. Whenever you complete a stage, the game will save the completed stage, your lives, E-Tanks, and the special items you obtain from Dr. Light.

RetroRain chose to call this hack Mega Man II: The Mystery of Dr. Wily, because the Japanese version is called Rockman 2: Dr. Wily no Nazo, which means “The Mystery of Dr. Wily” in English. So, this patch is simply an update to the English Mega Man II that was released.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • File: Mega Man 2 (U).nes
  • Length: 262160 Bytes (2 Mbit)
  • CRC32: 5E268761
  • MD5: 8E4BC5B0 3FFBD4EF 91400E92 E50DD294
  • SHA1: 2290D8D8 39A30321 9E9327EA 1451C5EE A430F53D

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Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
RetroRainHacking

User Review Information

Probably the best "improvement" that could be made for this game

Reviewed By: eternalsage on 12 Nov 2014

Most “improvement” mods/hacks I find to be more “I like this, regardless of what anyone thinks, so its better now” type mods. Of course, I happen to agree with many of these types of mods, but that is not the point. This is not a “this game is too easy” type of improvement, but instead the addition of a much needed feature that was to expensive in the game’s original time to make it a worth while inclusion.

The ability to save your game instead of use those silly passwords is the only improvement that I can consider legit to such an otherwise amazing game. Anything else is a case of not understanding the game design. At least, that’s my opinion.

Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
A Good Hack, indeed.JamesSullivan318 Oct 20161.1Yes
Probably the best "improvement" that could be made for this gameeternalsage12 Nov 2014N/AYes