Viewing Issue Advanced Details
ID Category [?] Severity [?] Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
06251 Crash/Freeze Critical (emulation) Always Jun 21, 2016, 00:19 Jun 25, 2016, 13:59
Tester ManiacOfMadness View Status Public Platform MESS (Official Binary)
Assigned To etabeta Resolution Open OS Windows Vista/7/8 (64-bit)
Status [?] Assigned Driver gba.cpp
Version 0.174 Fixed in Version Build Normal
Summary MESS-specific 06251: gba [goldsun]: Sequence after beating the first Living Statue in Altin Peak freezes the game.
Description Golden Sun (Euro, USA)

This bug happens in the middle stages of the game.

After defeating the Living Statue monster in Altin Peak follows a sequence showing the water draining out of the dungeon.
What follows next is the game freezing and producing harsh sounds. At this point, there is nothing you can do besides exiting MAME.

The bug is showcased in the video below (@1:00):
Steps To Reproduce Use the save state attached in this report. It takes place just before defeating the monster.
All that is needed is to press the A button until the bug occurs.
Additional Information
Regression Version
Affected Sets / Systems gba [goldsun]
Attached Files
zip file icon Golden Sun (Euro, USA).zip (131,756 bytes) Jun 21, 2016, 00:19 Uploaded by ManiacOfMadness
Included save state.
There are no relationsihp linked to this issue.
User avatar
Jun 21, 2016, 02:13
Can reproduce after loading the save state.
User avatar
Jun 25, 2016, 13:59
Unmapped reads at 0xe3a02018, which is a snippet that etabeta added for another game.