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06466 Gameplay Major Always Jan 2, 2017, 12:57 Jan 7, 2017, 16:47
Tester SSTO-31 View Status Public Platform MAME (Official Binary)
Assigned To Resolution Open OS Windows 10 (64-bit)
Status [?] Confirmed Driver taitogn.cpp
Version 0.181 Fixed in Version Build 64-bit
Summary 06466: raycris: Soft resets during final boss fight
Description During the final boss fight, the game freezes (BGM and sound effect still plays) and soft-resets back to Taito G-Net boot screen after few seconds. This occurs when the encroachment level is below 20% upon reaching stage 5 (Self Field), thus makes reaching the true final boss (and good ending, subsequently) impossible. This bug doesn't occurs when "normal" ending condition is met by having encroachment level above 20% upon reaching stage 5 however. Save state isn't attached due to large size (10 megs after compression), so I uploaded it elsewhere: https://www.dropbox.com/s/2d21xb8wkclxhzv/a.sta?dl=0
Steps To Reproduce 1. Reach True Last Boss condition: get to stage 5 (Self Field) with Encroachment level below 20%
2. After several minute of normal final boss (Dis-Human) fight, the game freezes and soft-resets back to Taito G-Net screen. Usually occurs sometime when the boss is performing a double laser beam pattern for the second time as seen in the attachment
Additional Information It doesn't seem to be nvram-side issue, I've re-cleaned the nvram files and still getting the same result.
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Affected Sets / Systems raycris
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png file icon 0000.png (47,144 bytes) Jan 2, 2017, 12:57 Uploaded by SSTO-31
seconds before hang
SSTO-31
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No.13527
B2K24
Moderator
Jan 6, 2017, 03:46
I'm able to confirm the reported behavior by using the supplied save state. It's really difficult to have the patience to play this game all the way through. Maybe someday...
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No.13533
izius
Tester
Jan 7, 2017, 16:47
This bug happens also when facing the final boss in the alternate way, by letting the Encroachment level go up to 100%. To do that, just don't shoot any enemy. In a few minutes the counter will reach the maximum and the boss will attack you.

This way, I can confirm the soft reset after a brief fight with the boss, using the 32-bit build and Windows XP SP3.