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A Link to the Past DX

Hack of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Description:

This is a collection of various gameplay improvements and bug fixes.

Improvements

  • All new, CD-quality soundtrack (MSU-1, higan/bsnes or SD2SNES only, requires separate download of soundtrack files)
  • Improved Pegasus boots, turn while running
  • Break pots with sword
  • Collect items with sword
  • Cancel flute transport
  • Death counter no longer increments when selecting “Save and Quit”
  • Use L/R to quickly switch between items
  • Slowdown reduced (FastROM)

Bugfixes

  • Kholdstare shell fade re-enabled
  • Mothula invincibility to L4 sword fixed
  • Glove palette when switching to map fixed
  • Shield palette when retrieved from pikit killed with ether fixed
  • Various flickering issues fixed
  • Cane of Somaria glitches fixed
  • Magic cape statue pulling glitch fixed

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Legend of Zelda - A Link to the Past, The (NA) (1.0).sfc
  • CRC32: 777AAC2F
  • MD5: 608C22B8FF930C62DC2DE54BCD6EBA72
  • SHA-1: 6D4F10A8B10E10DBE624CB23CF03B88BB8252973
  • SHA-256: 66871D66BE19AD2C34C927D6B14CD8EB6FC3181965B6E517CB361F7316009CFB

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Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
qwertymodoHacking
ConHacking

User Review Information

A more convenient way to re-experience LTTP

Reviewed By: Endymian on 20 Jan 2017

(Played on SNES with SD2SNES card, non MSU version)

If you like Link to the Past, but are now an adult who doesn’t have as much time to waste screwing around with unnecessary kludge, then this is the LTTP hack for you.

The original game and it’s glory/difficulty remains intact while the hack grants you some small conveniences that make it that much less of a slog.

I tried playing the MSU-1 version with the enhanced music, but my game save kept getting erased. I am told this is due to the SD card, while it is being accessed to play music (which it is doing pretty much 100% of the time) it can’t write data back to the SD, like game saves.

I think this hack would benefit from a dead-period in music playback right after saving to ensure save data gets written down to the SD card, because starting over after being a few hours in was quite infuriating.

Took me a few days to play all the way through and had a great time. Reminded me of being a kid again.

Version 1.6 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Would be nice to have a guideThirteen 135523 Feb 20171.6No
A more convenient way to re-experience LTTPEndymian20 Jan 20171.6Yes
Fantastic new featurespuzzledude19 Jan 20151.2Yes
Amazing work, but play Zelda 3 Redux insteadQ22 Jan 2019N/ANo