Newest Hacks

Super Mario 64 Reduced Lag MegaManX2 - No armor GFX Pokémon Warp Blue Pokémon Warp Red

Newest Translations

Nekketsu! Street Basket: Ganbare Dunk Heroes Ganbare Goemon 3: Shishi Juurokubee no Karakuri Manjigatame Ganbare Goemon 2: Kiteretsu Shougun Magginesu Sakigake!! Otokojuku: Shippuu Ichi Gou Sei

Newest Utilities

LazyShell: Updated Edition [FDS] Super Mario Bros 2 (Japan) Level Editor - jGreatEd Game Genie Good Guy Jackal Level Editor

Newest Reviews

Ganbare Goemon 2: Kiteretsu Shougun Magginesu Deadpool Mega Man 4 Ridley X Hack 6 Dr. Cossack's Revenge Normal Super Mario Bros. NES - PAL Revision B

Newest Homebrew

Double Symbol Rex Run for Game Boy DeadlyNeuroEf Circle Boy

Featured Hack Images

XXXX neoFFL2 v3.003 Xenogears 2.0 patch Megaman 3 Ridley X VS Gamma

Featured Translation Images

Kaite Tsukutte Asoberu Dezaemon Banana Prince Downtown Special: Kunio-kun no Jidaigeki Dayo Zen'in Shuugou! Dragon Ball Z: Super Gokūden - Kakusei Hen

Recent Updates

  • Credits
    Adding more credits to chillyfeez. Thanks! :)
  • Hacks
    Correcting a mistake, changed the second screenshot to be something different than the first screenshot.
  • Translations
    Updated Readme and corrected release date (the original upload of this patch was by someone other than me, so I've slowly been playing catch-up); no internal patch changes. Also scanned base ROM as per new RHDN scanner to include database info.
  • Credits
    Made compliant with RHDN rules. People that only offered advice or feedback have been removed, as have beta testers.

Rent a Hero

Sega Genesis

Game Description:

Rent A Hero is an action RPG released for the Sega Mega Drive (known as the Genesis in America) On September 20, 1991. Emphasizing on over-the-top humor, it was released exclusively in the Japanese market.

The gameplay of Rent A Hero can be described as an Overhead RPG, combined with 2D-based fighting segments, rather than turn-based combat that was common in RPG’s at the time.

You control Taro Yamada, an average teenager who receives a battery-powered suit on complete accident when he orders pizza at his family’s house-warming party in the fictional town of Corja. Discovering the powers the suit gives him, combined with a monthly rent to keep the suit, Taro decides to become Rent A Hero, a hero who will save the day…provided that he is paid.

Translation Description:

Continuing the work done by Paul Jensen, RedComet, and many others, this is a translation of Rent a Hero!

When your dad gets a new job, you move to Aero City - a place where crime runs rampant, people are suffering, and cafeterias rent out powerful armor to aspiring heroes for hire. Wait, what?

After receiving a combat suit while trying to order takeout, you decide to become a Rent a Hero and use your new powers to make the world a better place… while earning some spending money on the side. You’ll face the mafia, killer robots, cats with upset stomachs, guys in Godzilla suits and much more on your quest for justice. Good luck - make us proud! (Just remember to pay your rental fee on time!)

ROM / ISO Information:

  • Size: 1048576
  • CRC32: 2E515F82
  • MD5: BAA47B5E85264AC958072ED0F0037525
  • SHA-1: A07E4D56C9842E1177DF9016FB9478060DC4C1C6

Links:

Screenshots:


ROMhacking.net Patch ImagesROMhacking.net Patch ImagesROMhacking.net Patch ImagesROMhacking.net Patch Images

Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
RedCometOriginal HackingASM hacks
Paul JensenOriginal TranslationOriginal Translation and script insertion
NikcDCScript Editing/RevisionAdditional Translation, Script Revision, Hacking, Graphics

User Review Information

A good translation with the one small omission

Reviewed By: Griever_GF on 05 Dec 2019

I completed the game and faced no bugs. Except the several garbage text strings during “Find the missing girl Sara” mission, right after you beat the man in lizard costume second time. But in all other aspects, a quality of this translation is good.

Version 0.97 Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
A good translation with the one small omissionGriever_GF05 Dec 20190.97Yes