Dreamcast Widescreen Hacks

Discussion in 'Sega Dreamcast Development and Research' started by S4pph4rad, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. dark

    dark Dauntless Member

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    Anthony, I'm not technically inclined, but I'm hazarding a guess that the static artwork borders might complicate what you want to do with Under Defeat. They are probably opaque layers above the 3d gameplay area. You might need some kind of code to move those off screen or get them not to display (if that's even possible) in order to get the wide screen gameplay field you want to see.
     
  2. megavolt85

    megavolt85 Peppy Member

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    Rayman 2 - The Great Escape v1.002 (2000)(Ubi Soft)(PAL)(M5)

    track03

    Code:
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    9999993F 5555553F E4520C8C
    
    replace
    ABAAAA3F 5555553F E4520C8C
    
     
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  3. BimboBoop

    BimboBoop Rapidly Rising Member

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    Hi guys, long time i wasnt here. I realized there a lot of new widescreen codes using the patch method, but few Code Breaker codes. Is there any one who can convert the new codes to Code Breaker, please?
     
  4. fafadou

    fafadou Enthusiastic Member

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    Patch is a better way, directly on datas
     
  5. Aleron Ives

    Aleron Ives Rapidly Rising Member

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    It's also not very useful if you're playing on real hardware with retail discs. ;)
     
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  6. BimboBoop

    BimboBoop Rapidly Rising Member

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    As Aleron Ives States I am also used to play using my original games, I will add patching is the least method in flexibility terms. I use different TV screens according the game, as an example a Led in 16:9 or a CRT in 3:4. So using patches I have to burn 2 disc per game just to use the patch method? Is also not handy in that way. Way better is use methods you can use optionally with original games or different screen ratios. In fact in Gamecube and PS2 the widescreen methods are taking that way in Swiss and OPL. Is always better think on methods usefull for everyone.
     
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  7. fafadou

    fafadou Enthusiastic Member

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    I prefer patch directly on data but it's right for original games it's not possible.
    You have some list already I guess like this one :
    https://segaretro.org/List_of_Dreamcast_widescreen_codes

    There is a way to change hex patch to code breaker but I dont know how to do exactly.
     
  8. Esppiral

    Esppiral Enthusiastic Member

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    Reicast now runs on Nintendo Switch fyi
     
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  9. Esppiral

    Esppiral Enthusiastic Member

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    It runs great for the most parth and the widescreen hex patches are perfect for the Switch screen

     
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  10. Esppiral

    Esppiral Enthusiastic Member

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    HIgh Megavolt, just reporting that this code and the Grandia 2 one has clipping on the right side of the screen it does render correctly on the left one though
     
  11. fafadou

    fafadou Enthusiastic Member

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    For Grandia 2 I try yours @Esppiral and you had done it by a different way than @megavolt85 your screen is more large for me and I notice more clipping at the beggining of a fight with your hex widescreen hack. But very well during fighting.
    Add it with the 60FPS patch, on my real dreamcast, the game crash but maybe I had something wrong...
    Do you think it's possible to have a better result ?
     
  12. Esppiral

    Esppiral Enthusiastic Member

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    DREAMCAST BIOS (ALL)

    Code:
    FIND
    00 00 80 3F 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 80 3F 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 80 3F 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 80 3F C8 5F C7 44 E6 AC 1A 24 40 6E B4 11 F7 67 8C 96
    
    REPLACE
    52 B8 5E 3F 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 80 3F 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 80 3F 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 80 3F C8 5F C7 44 E6 AC 1A 24 40 6E B4 11 F7 67 8C 96
    
    
    
    FIND
    80 0B 89 8C 64 90 02 8C 48 15 07 8C 30 7E 02 8C 62 00 00 80 B4 8E 02 8C 00 09 00 09 36 D1 0B 41 01 E4 36 C7 08 F5 E8 85 5C F2 0D 63 E9 85 5A 43 0D 63 28 E0 2D F3 5A 43 3C F4 53 F4 2D F3 3C F5
    
    REPLACE
    00 00 00 00 64 90 02 8C 48 15 07 8C 30 7E 02 8C 62 00 00 80 B4 8E 02 8C 00 09 00 09 36 D1 0B 41 01 E4 36 C7 08 F5 E8 85 5C F2 0D 63 E9 85 5A 43 0D 63 28 E0 2D F3 5A 43 3C F4 53 F4 2D F3 3C F5
    
    
    
    FIND
    1C B8 06 8C 00 00 00 00 CC CC AC 41 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 80 3F 00 00 80 3F 00 00 80 3F 58 B7 06 8C 00 00 00 00 13 25 04 00 A0 5A 5A B2
    
    
    REPLACE
    00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 CC CC AC 41 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 80 3F 00 00 80 3F 00 00 80 3F 58 B7 06 8C 00 00 00 00 13 25 04 00 A0 5A 5A B2
    NOT TESTED ON REAL CONSOLE I TAKE NO RESPONSABILITY IT IS INTENDED FOR EMULATION.

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  13. Anthony817

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    Now that is what I am talking about!
     
  14. Esppiral

    Esppiral Enthusiastic Member

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    The bios can be hacked to display some cool effects too.
    I really like this one, reminds me of the Ps3/Ps4 wave.

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  15. Anthony817

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    Wow, hope @japanese_cake can see this and add the reflective waves! I really like how it looks! Would be nice to see if he could add widescreen and this fix to his next custom bios.
     
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  16. demilich

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    Is there a widescreen code for Tony Hawk Pro Skater NTSC U?
     
  17. PrOfUnD Darkness

    PrOfUnD Darkness Familiar Face

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    Is this related to that 3d bios that we unlock with the vmu save? Or something totally new?

     
  18. demilich

    demilich Spirited Member

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    I was looking on youtube and found this video. It lists a code by Esppiral so I checked the last updated widescreen pdf. Sure enough I found it, it was listed under Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 PAL.


    It works for Tony Hawk Pro Skater NTSC U.
    02160D80 – 0000000A
    02160D7C – 0000000A

    @Esppiral , any chance you have a clipping fix code for Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2?

    Thanks!
     
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  19. Esppiral

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    HEAVY METAL GEOMATRIX T46602D 50V1.00020010807

    All instances.
    Code:
    Find
    CD CC CC 3A
    Replace
    9A 99 99 3A
     

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  20. demilich

    demilich Spirited Member

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    Has anyone found a widescreen code for Toy Story 2 NTSC U?
     

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