StarTropics

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StarTropics
StarTropics (NES).jpg
Developer(s) Nintendo Integrated Research & Development
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Series StarTropics
Platform(s) Virtual Console, NES
Release date(s) NES
NA December, 1990
EU August 20, 1992
Virtual Console
NA January 7, 2008
EU January 11, 2008
Genre(s) Action, Role-playing
Mode(s) Single-player
Input methods Wii Remote, GameCube Controller, Classic Controller
Compatibility 5Stars5.pngEdit rating: StarTropics
Perfect
GameIDs FC6E01, FC6P01
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In StarTropics , you play the part of Michael Jones. Mike's uncle (Dr. Jones, a famous archaeologist) is on C-Island looking for some lost ruins and has invited Mike to come visit him. However, shortly after arriving on the island Mike learns from Chief Coralcola that Dr. Jones has recently been abducted! Now it is up to Mike to locate Dr. Jones and find out why he was abducted.

NES Global Problems

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Problems that may occur with any NES title on Dolphin are listed below.

DirectX with NES Games

Most NES games suffer strange graphical issues when using the DirectX backend with some graphics drivers; notably NVIDIA. This is a driver bug.

As of 5.0-4869, the D3D driver bugs can be worked around by setting Ubershaders to Exclusive. It's unknown what exactly is going on with the driver that's causing Exclusive Ubershaders to work properly.

Problems

This title does not have any additional game-specific problems.

Configuration

This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with StarTropics 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
4.0-8445 Windows 7 Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.8GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Works OK. Requires EFB2RAM. JMC47

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