SD Snatcher (English Patched) MSX ROM

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Game Name SD Snatcher
Original Title SDスナッチャー
Console MSX
Game Release (33 years ago)
Publisher Konami
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SD Snatcher (SDスナッチャー) is a RPG video game published by Konami released on 1990 for the MSX.

Like Snatcher this game is also a multi disk game (not a cartridge/rom). There are 2 different translations for this game. The first one by Oasis with an addendum by Ded302 applied. And a newer one, in my opinion superior by Project Melancholia. If you are unsure, choose the Project Melancholia one.

Now to emulation: This game by default requires a sound cartridge to work (SCC cart).
If you launch the Oasis .m3u file on Retroarch BlueMSX core you will get an "INSERT SOUND CARTRIDGE" message. Retroarch can't do this apparently (It may be possible but I couldn't do it).
So if you wanted to play Oasis translation you'd need something like the Stand alone BlueMSX and insert the sound cart.

Alternatively the Project Melancholia translation can bypass the SCC cart requirement, allowing you to play on RetroArch but you'll have to choose an inferior sound chip to play (PSG audio).

Useful tip: Use left ALT to close the inventory, took me a while to figure that out.

First translation credits:

Released By Oasis
Language English
Status Fully Playable
Patch Version 1.0
Release Date 10 November 1997

Addendum credits:

Released By ded302
Language English
Status Fully Playable
Patch Version 1.01
Release Date 05 May 2010

Newer translation credits:

Released By Project Melancholia
Language English
Status Fully Playable
Patch Version 0.9.2 demo
Release Date 02 January 2014


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