Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary

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Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary
Namco Museum-50th Anniversary.jpg
Developer(s) Digital Eclipse
Publisher(s) Namco Bandai Games
Series Namco Museum, Galaga
Platform(s) GameCube
Release date(s) NA August 30, 2005
EU May 5, 2006
Genre(s) Compilation
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (2)
Input methods GameCube Controller
Compatibility 4Stars4.pngEdit rating: Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary
Playable
GameIDs G5NP69, G5NEAF
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Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary refers to Namco's 50 years as a company which originally manufactured toys in 1955. It was the second Namco Museum compilation released for the GameCube. This version includes sixteen games:

  • Pac-Man (1980)
  • Ms. Pac-Man (1981)
  • Galaga (1981)
  • Galaxian (1979)
  • Dig Dug (1982)
  • Pole Position (1982)
  • Pole Position II (1983)
  • Rolling Thunder (1986)
  • Rally-X (1980)
  • Bosconian (1981)
  • Dragon Spirit (1987)
  • Sky Kid (1985)
  • Xevious (1982)
  • Mappy (1983)
  • Pac-Mania (1987) - locked initially
  • Galaga '88 (1987) - locked initially

Problems

Rolling Thunder Garbled Frames

Since at least 4.0-4867, when starting up Rolling Thunder, graphics will display garbled for a few frames, quickly returning to normal afterwards. See issue 10756.

Enhancements

16:9 Widescreen Gecko Code

EU

$16:9 Widescreen
04002FE0 FCC02090
04002FE4 3D608000
04002FE8 C08B2FF4
04002FEC FC602050
04002FF0 48052F9C
04002FF4 3FAAAAAB
0C055F88 FCC02090
04055F88 4BFAD058
0C09F304 801F0154
0409F304 38000356

60Hz PAL

In the PAL-Version the 60Hz mode cannot be activated at startup. Use this Gecko code to force the 60Hz mode.

$60Hz
0C02ED8C 7FE3FB78
0402ED8C 38600005

Configuration

No configuration changes are known to affect compatibility for this title.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Namco Museum: 50th Anniversary 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
4.0-4867 Ubuntu 14.10 Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.3GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Very playable with default settings. Tested all games except the two locked ones and they all worked perfectly at 100% speed. Besides for some games showing a garbled picture for a couple frames at startup and some minor graphical glitches in the menus everything is accurate. Xerxes
5.0-6106 Windows 10 Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.3GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Nearly perfect with default settings. The only issue I could find is that for a few frames while starting up Rolling Thunder, the screen will go rainbow pixels, but it immediately corrects itself. All other games and everything else is just fine. What I thought was wrong in the menus was some jagged edges on the text and mini arcade screens on the game select, but it seems like those also are present on console. Tested every game except Pac-Mania. Xerxes

Gameplay Videos