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Arcana - Seal of Rimsala

Hack of Arcana

Description:

This is an comprehensive improvement-type mod for Arcana, a JRPG dungeon crawler by Hal Labs before they became famous for Kirby and Smash Bros. Please enjoy this modernized take on an underrated title =)

  • Includes FastROM patch, which speeds up gameplay and reduces lag
  • Includes Multi-Levelup patch, which lets EXP roll over after gaining a level~
  • Undoes 90’s Nintendo censorship (Alchemist selling elixir - Bartender selling beer)
  • Tells a more coherent story
  • Makes use of unused animations, dialogue and music
  • Hundreds of tiny tweaks: items, monster stats, treasure contents, Level Select inventory… and more!

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Database match: Arcana (USA)
  • Database: No-Intro: Super Nintendo Entertainment System (v. 20180813-062835)
  • File/ROM SHA-1: 35D04611F815672D02104E174624F9610994B0B5
  • File/ROM CRC32: C891B297

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Gets a pass.

Reviewed By: Old_gamer on 12 Nov 2019

I always liked Arcana. What got my attention was the title of the hack. Maybe something new, but a tweak hack if anything.

There is a pro : experience crosses over. Good. A bartender sells beer. Makes sense. But it’s not perfect. The name change of a certain character just didn’t fit well. I remember playing this from long years ago and other than the experience thing and the simple dialog, there were really nothing different.

Got me playing this though but fails to break ground. So a soft recommendation at best.

Version 1.0c Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
The Definitive Way To Play Arcana (Card Master)Apocalypse61224 Nov 20191.0cYes
Gets a pass.Old_gamer12 Nov 20191.0cYes
AwesomeGrammerPants19 May 20191.0cYes