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Offline megaminxwin

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Imma fix Game Boy.
« on: September 17, 2015, 03:24:19 PM »
So you may have noticed that I haven't been around for nearly two years. Stuff happened. I was busy. What more do you want?

Thankfully, I am no longer busy at all, and since no one else has fixed the GB(C) DATs since I was gone, I figure I'll do them myself.

I don't have much to show so far, so I won't post the DAT, but tomorrow night after I have a lot more, I'll post it. I'm currently basing it off the GB(C) GoodSet, and I'm doing them in alphabetical order so I don't get confused.

Also for the love of god, if I make any mistakes, please tell me. I'm doing something ridiculously massive, I'm bound to make mistakes. More experienced members, please guide me.

Wish me luck!



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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2015, 06:37:56 AM »
Okay, this is my first crappy attempt. I know it doesn't have many games, and I know the DAT and the ROM names are probably sloppy, but I haven't done this in about two years. Hopefully you can help me out!
« Last Edit: September 18, 2015, 04:35:01 PM by megaminxwin »

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2015, 04:03:10 PM »
New version! I finally finished (almost) all of the ROMs beginning with A in the GoodSet. Really this is all just renaming, the actual breaking up into separate types will come later.

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2015, 07:35:46 PM »
Cool, welcome back!

Offline megaminxwin

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2015, 03:44:16 PM »
Cool, welcome back!

Oh hey, it's you! That one with the face! I've seen you around.

Didn't get as many as I hoped today, but I had a looot of stuff to do, so yeah.

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2015, 03:35:05 PM »
Again, bit of a poor showing today, but tomorrow I'm planning to get at least 50 sets done. That's... that's going to be interesting.

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2015, 10:15:22 PM »
Hey there, welcome back!
Help is always wanted so feel free to stick around as long as you can ;D

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2015, 03:38:31 PM »
Hey there, welcome back!
Help is always wanted so feel free to stick around as long as you can ;D

Thanks! Yeah, I'm planning to stick around until at least the first draft of this DAT is done, because I feel somewhat guilty about letting the previous one go...

Speaking of, here's the latest WIP. I lost count of how many I did, but I think it's more than 50.

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2015, 04:23:25 PM »
Not too many again, but I've had worse days.

Should I move this into the WIP forum? That's basically what this is.

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2015, 03:47:29 PM »
Hooray, I've finished off the Bs! Who thinks I should go completely insane tomorrow and do every single C set that there is in GoodGB(C)? This is going to take forever otherwise.

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2015, 04:25:53 PM »
Welp, I did it. I'm really tired now. Yay.

Someone please check this over if it's not being done already, I'm not 100% positive on it.

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2015, 09:01:03 PM »
Hey :)

I can give you some feedback from possible TNC errors:

Code: [Select]
HEADERS:
Report: name and category are different
Report: description field is different than name + version
Report: version is more recent than current day (today)
Report: dat filename and header information don't match
Report: date/version is invalid

SET: Akumajou Dracula - Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Dark Night Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)
Report: Publisher is mandatory
Image 1: Stopped at: Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)

SET: Akumajou Dracula - Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Dark Night Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[b2]
Report: Publisher is mandatory
Image 1: Stopped at: Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[b2]

SET: Akumajou Dracula - Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Dark Night Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[b]
Report: Publisher is mandatory
Image 1: Stopped at: Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[b]

SET: Akumajou Dracula - Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Dark Night Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[h2]
Report: Publisher is mandatory
Image 1: Stopped at: Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[h2]

SET: Akumajou Dracula - Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Dark Night Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[h]
Report: Publisher is mandatory
Image 1: Stopped at: Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[h]

SET: Balloon Kid (1990-10)(Nintendo)[f copier
Image 1: Stopped at: [f copier

SET: Balloon Kid (1990-10)(Nintendo)[tr fr
Image 1: Stopped at: [tr fr

SET: Batman - Return of the Joker (1992-05)(Sunsoft)(US)[tr ru)
Image 1: Stopped at: [tr ru)

SET: Bonk's Adventure (1992-12)(Hudson)(US)[b][t]
Image 1: Stopped at: [t]

SET: Bubble Bobble Part 2 (1993-07)(Natsume)(EU-US)[b][o2]
Image 1: Stopped at: [o2]

SET: Bubble Bobble Part 2 (1993-07)(Natsume)(EU-US)[b][o]
Image 1: Stopped at: [o]

SET: Bubble Bobble Part 2 (1993-07)(Natsume)(EU-US)[b][t2]
Image 1: Stopped at: [t2]

SET: Bubble Bobble Part 2 (1993-07)(Natsume)(EU-US)[b][t]
Image 1: Stopped at: [t]

SET: Bubsy II (1994)(Telstar)(EU)[t][f]
Image 1: Stopped at: [f]

SET: Bust-A-Move 4 (1999-06)(Acclaim)(mono hack)
Report: Warning: Media label in use without a Media flag. [Media Label = "mono hack". Is it correct?]

SET: Cave Noire (1991-04-19)(Konami)(JP)[o][h]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h]

SET: Chessmaster, The (1991-01)(Hi Tech Expressions)(EU-US)[a][b]
Image 1: Stopped at: [b]

SET: Chessmaster, The (1991-01)(Hi Tech Expressions)(EU-US)[a][tr pt]
Image 1: Stopped at: [tr pt]

SET: Chessmaster, The (1991-01)(Hi Tech Expressions)(EU-US)[a]Chessmaster, The (1991-01)(Hi Tech Expressions)(EU-US)[a]
Image 1: Stopped at: Chessmaster, The (1991-01)(Hi Tech Expressions)(EU-US)[a]

SET: Chiki Chiki Machine Mou Race (1992-03-27)(Atlus)(JP)[o][h]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h]

SET: Super Mario 4 (199x)(-)[p][h2]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h2]

SET: Super Mario 4 (199x)(-)[p][h3]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h3]

SET: Super Mario 4 (199x)(-)[p][h]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h]

SET: Super Mario 4 (199x)(-)[p][h][o]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h][o]

This was generated with our TDE tool to check for TOSEC Naming Convention errors. I'm not sure if you have it already.

Offline megaminxwin

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2015, 08:19:16 AM »
Took a break yesterday, planning to do a whole sweep of them tonight.

Hey :)

I can give you some feedback from possible TNC errors:

Code: [Select]
HEADERS:
Report: name and category are different
Report: description field is different than name + version
Report: version is more recent than current day (today)
Report: dat filename and header information don't match
Report: date/version is invalid

SET: Akumajou Dracula - Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Dark Night Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)
Report: Publisher is mandatory
Image 1: Stopped at: Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)

SET: Akumajou Dracula - Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Dark Night Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[b2]
Report: Publisher is mandatory
Image 1: Stopped at: Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[b2]

SET: Akumajou Dracula - Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Dark Night Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[b]
Report: Publisher is mandatory
Image 1: Stopped at: Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[b]

SET: Akumajou Dracula - Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Dark Night Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[h2]
Report: Publisher is mandatory
Image 1: Stopped at: Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[h2]

SET: Akumajou Dracula - Shikkoku Taru Zensoukyoku (Dark Night Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[h]
Report: Publisher is mandatory
Image 1: Stopped at: Prelude) (1997-11-27)(Konami)(JP)[h]

SET: Balloon Kid (1990-10)(Nintendo)[f copier
Image 1: Stopped at: [f copier

SET: Balloon Kid (1990-10)(Nintendo)[tr fr
Image 1: Stopped at: [tr fr

SET: Batman - Return of the Joker (1992-05)(Sunsoft)(US)[tr ru)
Image 1: Stopped at: [tr ru)

SET: Bonk's Adventure (1992-12)(Hudson)(US)[b][t]
Image 1: Stopped at: [t]

SET: Bubble Bobble Part 2 (1993-07)(Natsume)(EU-US)[b][o2]
Image 1: Stopped at: [o2]

SET: Bubble Bobble Part 2 (1993-07)(Natsume)(EU-US)[b][o]
Image 1: Stopped at: [o]

SET: Bubble Bobble Part 2 (1993-07)(Natsume)(EU-US)[b][t2]
Image 1: Stopped at: [t2]

SET: Bubble Bobble Part 2 (1993-07)(Natsume)(EU-US)[b][t]
Image 1: Stopped at: [t]

SET: Bubsy II (1994)(Telstar)(EU)[t][f]
Image 1: Stopped at: [f]

SET: Bust-A-Move 4 (1999-06)(Acclaim)(mono hack)
Report: Warning: Media label in use without a Media flag. [Media Label = "mono hack". Is it correct?]

SET: Cave Noire (1991-04-19)(Konami)(JP)[o][h]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h]

SET: Chessmaster, The (1991-01)(Hi Tech Expressions)(EU-US)[a][b]
Image 1: Stopped at: [b]

SET: Chessmaster, The (1991-01)(Hi Tech Expressions)(EU-US)[a][tr pt]
Image 1: Stopped at: [tr pt]

SET: Chessmaster, The (1991-01)(Hi Tech Expressions)(EU-US)[a]Chessmaster, The (1991-01)(Hi Tech Expressions)(EU-US)[a]
Image 1: Stopped at: Chessmaster, The (1991-01)(Hi Tech Expressions)(EU-US)[a]

SET: Chiki Chiki Machine Mou Race (1992-03-27)(Atlus)(JP)[o][h]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h]

SET: Super Mario 4 (199x)(-)[p][h2]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h2]

SET: Super Mario 4 (199x)(-)[p][h3]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h3]

SET: Super Mario 4 (199x)(-)[p][h]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h]

SET: Super Mario 4 (199x)(-)[p][h][o]
Image 1: Stopped at: [h][o]

This was generated with our TDE tool to check for TOSEC Naming Convention errors. I'm not sure if you have it already.

Cheers. Now I actually know the order, something I really should have paid more attention to... I don't know how to fix the "publisher is mandatory" problems, though, considering I have them quite clearly there. Weird.

No, I don't have it, because for some reason it's not actually up on the site? I'm assuming this is a mistake.

EDIT: Okay, apparently that was a lot harder than I thought to fix. Didn't add a single new one, only fixed old ones. Sorry guys  :(
« Last Edit: September 27, 2015, 03:52:07 PM by megaminxwin »

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #13 on: September 29, 2015, 03:47:36 PM »
Got a couple more in. The main problem is that there are thousands of Game Boy ROMs, and I'm only up to 843, which is slightly demoralising. Then I have GBC, and then I do a full check to see what games need to go in which category (educational, games, demos, etc)... THIS WILL BE FUN let's do this.

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Re: Imma fix Game Boy.
« Reply #14 on: October 02, 2015, 06:51:30 AM »
So my computer just roasted itself. Thankfully I kept backups, but it's gonna be another day at least before I'm back on track.