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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

Links:

Screenshots:


Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
qwertymodoHacking
ConHacking

User Review Information

Would be nice to have a guide

Reviewed By: Thirteen 1355 on 23 Feb 2017

The premise of having a CD-like soundtrack in the popular Zelda game A Link to the Past sounds nothing short of amazing. There’s one problem, though…

The creators of this hack haven’t added any guide that explains how to actually get all these things working. We are only provided with the necessary tools (Higan, the orchestral soundtrack), but nor the readme of this hack, nor the readme provided with the soundtrack give away any clue of how to set up the music.

Also, given the fact that another user made a hack that improved upon this hack, called A Link to the Past Redux, I see no reason to download A Link to the Past DX.

Version 1.6 Recommended - No

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