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|Developer(s)||Nintendo Integrated Research & Development|
|Platform(s)||Virtual Console, NES|
|Release date(s)|| NES|
NA December, 1990
EU August 20, 1992
NA January 7, 2008
EU January 11, 2008
|Input methods||Wii Remote, GameCube Controller, Classic Controller|
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.
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, 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.
This title does not have any additional game-specific problems.
This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.
The graph below charts the compatibility with StarTropics since Dolphin'srelease, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|Windows 7||Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.8GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760||Works OK. Requires EFB2RAM.||JMC47|