Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc

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Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc
Mario Kart-Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc.jpg
Developer(s) Nintendo EAD
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Series Mario Kart
Platform(s) GameCube
Release date(s) NA October 2003
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (4)
Input methods GameCube Controller, Game Boy Advance
Compatibility 3Stars3.pngEdit rating: Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc
Starts
GameIDs PM4E01
See also...

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Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc is a promotional give-away for pre-orders of Mario Kart: Double Dash!! that includes...

Demos: Video:

Game Boy Advance:

  • Game Link transferable exclusive content for Fire Emblem on Game Boy Advance.

Emulation Information

Improper GameCube Font

Due to copyright concerns Dolphin is unable to include official GameCube fonts, and instead uses Droid Sans. Unfortunately Droid Sans does not align well with the size/kerning of the official GameCube font, which can cause text to be misplaced, dialogs to display improperly, and other issues due to augmented text sizes.

This can be corrected by including a region appropriate GameCube IPL (i.e. BIOS ROM) under <Dolphin User Folder>/GC/. A GameCube "IPL.bin" can be acquired from a real GameCube using Swiss. Refer issue 8362. GameCube BIOS files used by Dolphin are named "IPL.bin", but may have other titles depending on their source, and should be 2,097,152 bytes in size. One exists for each major GameCube region (JP, NA, EU). The known BIOS CRC32 checksums below can be used to validate files, but variations with other checksums may exist.

NA CRC32 EU CRC32 JP CRC32
6d740ae7

D5E6FEEA

86573808

4F319F43

DD8CAB7C

AD1B7F16

6DAC1F2A

D235E3F9

8BDABBD4

Problems

Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike Demo

Enable FullMMU or an error occurs. Does not work before 4.0-3473.

F-Zero GX Demo

Enable FPRF or Interpreter(Beware It's really slow) or camera glitch occurs.

Mario Party 5 Demo

Disable EFB Copies to Texture Only to prevent glitches, such as black/white boxes around sprites.

Incorrect GameINI settings

Dolphin uses a GameINI system to set necessary options for your game depending on its ID. Unfortunately, this system assumes that all GameIDs starting with the character P are Virtual Console TurboGrafx-16 titles, when certain promotional/bonus discs for GameCube can also have an ID starting with P, including the Double Dash bonus disc. Currently (as of 5.0-1444), this only sets Texture Cache Accuracy to Safe which is not a dangerous setting, however this may change in the future. See issue 9938. Fixed by 5.0-1552.

Sonic Heroes Demo

The Sonic Heroes start menu cutscene displays garbage at the bottom of the screen. Fixed sometime before 5.0-1444.

Enhancements

16:9 Widescreen Gecko Code

NA

$16:9 Widescreen
2003CEE4 C0030000
C203CEE4 00000006
C0030000 3DC03F40
91C20004 C2220004
EC110032 D0030000
C003000C EC110032
D003000C C0030000
60000000 00000000
E2000001 80008000
48000000 800030C8
DE000000 80008180
140E3D38 FFA00890
E0000000 80008000
2007022C ED494024
C207022C 00000004
3E003FAA 6210AAAB
92027004 C1E27004
ED0F0232 ED494024
60000000 00000000
C2070168 00000003
3DC03FAA 61CEAAAB
91C20000 C2620000
EFB300B2 00000000
E2000001 80008000
20357F5C 3F1D9643
04357F5C 3F521DAA
04358740 3F521DAA
E2000001 80008000
20140CD0 FFA01090
C2140CD0 00000003
3DC03FAA 61CEAAAB
91C20000 C2620000
EFB300B2 00000000
C2140AD4 00000004
3DC03FAA 61CEAAAB
91C20004 C2220004
EF7100B2 39C00000
60000000 00000000
E2000001 80008000
204505DC C05F000C
C24505DC 00000003
3DC03F66 61CE6666
91DF000C C05F000C
60000000 00000000
E2000001 80008000
20422244 3FAAAAAB
04422244 3FE38E39
E2000001 80008000

Configuration

Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.

Graphics

Config Setting Notes

Store EFB Copies to Texture Only

Off Avoid glitches in Mario Party 5 Demo

Game Properties

Config Setting Notes

Enable MMU

On Avoid errors in Star Wars Rogue Squadron III, and camera problems in F-Zero GX

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ Bonus Disc since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

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5.0-9134 (current)
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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
4.0-4366 Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.3GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 All movies work 100%. F-Zero GX and Star Wars demos broken. Other demos fully playable at 100% with some graphical glitches. Xerxes

Gameplay Videos