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03524 Graphics Minor Have not tried Nov 8, 2009, 17:18 16 days ago
Tester Haze View Status Public Platform MAME (Self-compiled)
Assigned To Resolution Open OS
Status [?] Confirmed Driver ms32.cpp
Version 0.135 Fixed in Version Build
Summary 03524: p47aces, gametngk, hayaosi3, suchie2, kirarast: MegaSystem 32 - Brightness control issues
Description p47aces at the start of the intro, the text should always be visible, the bg should fade in? (note, the castle is a sprite, the text are sprites)

gametngk when you use a bomb everything fades, should only be the bg. also between some levels

hayaosi3 whole title screen dims, should only be the bg?

suchie2 - instructions during attract, whole screen is dimmed, should only be bg?

kirarast - screen not dimming in MAME during match results count. (see comments for more details and videos)

might be tied to the priority?
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Affected Sets / Systems p47aces, gametngk, hayaosi3, suchie2, kirarast
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No.05141
Haze
Senior Tester
Nov 8, 2009, 17:25
feel free to add specific cases + screenshots when 135u1 is out (assuming the changes are included)

original reference material is useful (especially p47aces, so that I can be sure which layers should fade in the intro, all videos I found were created with an older version of MAME and aren't useful)
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No.17047
MetalGod
Senior Tester
Oct 7, 2019, 00:18
edited on: Oct 7, 2019, 00:43
P-47-Aces, video taken from pcb. The text appear quite before the landscape:

I've uploaded this video from current MAME (0.214). The brighness definitely needs to be modified. Both text and background appear almost together:

(advice to testers: the language of the game can be changed inside the dip switches, from English to Japanese, if you wanna check this text issue)
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No.17048
MetalGod
Senior Tester
Oct 7, 2019, 00:25
Regarding gametngk, please, just check 03522 in which I showed a full gameplay on pcb + another full gameplay in MAME for comparison.
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No.17049
MetalGod
Senior Tester
Oct 7, 2019, 00:38
Sorry, I haven't found any pcb video for Hayaoshi Quiz Nettou Namahousou (hayaosi3). Not even in niconico video.
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No.17050
MetalGod
Senior Tester
Oct 7, 2019, 00:41
For Idol Janshi Suchie Pai 2 I've found a 20 minutes pcb gameplay. Unluckily, the screen you wanted from attract mode is not shown. The guy starts playing too soon:
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No.17071
MetalGod
Senior Tester
Oct 11, 2019, 16:51
edited on: Oct 12, 2019, 11:34
I've found out what I think is a brightness issue in the ms32 game Ryuuse Janshi Kirara Star (kirarast). I'm adding it to the list of affected games.
I'm sharing videos of the attract-mode in pcb and MAME. In both attract-modes looks the same except for a brightness issue in mame that can be seen in 2:15, in 2:40 in the pcb video. The screen gets darks in that instant in the pcb, it doesn't in MAME.

kirarast pcb attract-mode:
2:15 to check correct brightness fading


kirarast MAME (0.214) attract-mode:
2:40 to check the incorrect brightness not fading away
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No.17848
MetalGod
Senior Tester
16 days ago
More p47 pcb footage. Intro text appearing after game over at the end of the video. :