Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online

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Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online
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Developer(s) Square Enix
Publisher(s) Square Enix
Platform(s) Wii
Release date(s) JP August 2, 2012
Genre(s) Role-playing
Mode(s) Single-player, Online (4)
Input methods Wii Remote + Nunchuk, Classic Controller, USB Keyboard
Compatibility 4Stars4.pngEdit rating: Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online
Playable
GameIDs S4SJGD, S4MJGD, S6TJGD
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Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online is a massively multiplayer online role playing game taking place in a world known as Astordia. Create a character and select multiple classes and five races: Dwarves, Ogres, Elves, fish-like Wedi and petite Pukuripo; each with their own continent and stories. Quest alone or in a party of up to four. Enemies roam the overworld and battles begin upon contact. Combat is menu based, with waiting times between each move, and players can move around the battle area as they please.

This title comes on two discs. Both are required to install the game data to a USB mass storage device.

Emulation Notes

Large Install Size

On top of having two Wii discs, Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online has a huge install file that can increase in size with online updates and expansions. Up to 16GB of space within Dolphin's user folder may be used. Please be aware of this when attempting to play this game.

Booting Dragon Quest X

When installation is complete, the Japanese Wii System Menu must be used in order to boot the channel. By moving the current Wii NAND root to a new folder, Dolphin can create a Japanese region Wii NAND complete with the Japanese System Menu. Booting the Wii System Menu option when that NAND is selected will launch the Japanese System Menu, and with Dragon Quest X installed, it will be bootable.

Japanese Shop Account Required

When using online mode, the game will check for updates by connecting to the Wii Shop infrastructure. Because the shop servers will only give information about the Dragon Quest X update titles if and only if the console region is set to Japan and matches with the shop account region, a Wii Shop account with the region set to Japan is required.

Failure to check for updates and update to the latest version will result in the Dragon Quest X server rejecting connection attempts immediately.

Problems

Map Crash

When viewing the map, the game will crash if "Skip EFB Access from CPU" is unchecked. Until the cause is figured out, it's recommended to enable this hack to work-around the crash.

Keyboard Support

Keyboard support requires usbv5 support. Support has been added as of 5.0-5904

Incomplete IOS Emulation

Dolphin's IOS HLE is currently incomplete and does not have a full implementation of the WFS modules which are used by the game. It is unplayable as a result.

As of Dolphin 5.0-1837 WFSI and WFSSRV have been implemented to the point where the discs can successfully install the channel. Unfortunately the channel still doesn't run due to other missing WFS functionality.

5.0-5167 adds the necessary function to get in-game. Additional information regarding installation can be found at PR #5930 until WFS support is more complete.

Fixed in 5.0-5291

Configuration

Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed. A full list of options is available here.

Graphics

Config Setting Notes

Skip EFB Access from CPU

On Fixes crash when looking at the map

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

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2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.

Testing

This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
r6897 Windows 7 Intel Core i7-2630QM @ 2GHz AMD Radeon HD 6770M Boots but freeze while showing "create Autosave file" message TommyX
5.0-1837 Windows 10 Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.4 GHz NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1070 Discs install correctly but the installed channel cannot start due to incomplete WFS implementation. JMC4789
5.0-5167 Windows 10 Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.4 GHz NVIDIA Geforce GTX 760 By manually moving the temporary files installed during installation to the final directory, this game is finally working. Offline mode works, online mode fails due to updates not installing. JMC4789
5.0-5291 Windows 10 Intel Core i7-7700HQ NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060 Fully installs, fully updates, playable on the official servers. JMC4789

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