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beatmania III APPEND 6thMIX

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Title Screen

beatmania III APPEND 6thMIX

Developer: Konami AMD
Publisher: Konami
Platform: Arcade (Konami FireBeat)
Released in JP: July 11, 2001


CopyrightIcon.png This game has hidden developer credits.
GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
TextIcon.png This game has unused text.


Unused Text

Starting from 0x73B40 and 0x7405C in a decompressed HIKARU.EXE are genre and artist string listings, which contain unused slots:

Genres

0x73B6C - ABSTRACT
0x73C24 - DANCE MANIA
0x73D80 - HAPPY BIGBEAT
0x73E78 - KARATE
0x73F00 - MONDO HOUSE
0x73FC0 - VIRTUAL DRUMMING

Artists

0x7408C - CAPTAIN JACK
0x7413C - DIMITRI FROM PARIS
(DIMITRI YERASIMOS)

0x74298 - E-ROTIC
0x743F8 - MIX MASTER MIKE
0x744B0 - PAPAYA
0x744FC - REGINA
0x745BC - THE KINKY BOYZ
0x74668 - ULTIMATE HEIGHTS
0x74690 - X-TREME

Titles

The titles masterlist, which starts at 0x746D4, also has two unused slots:

0x74B7C - dummy stage
0x74B88 - FORBIDDEN MIX

(Source: tikal.)

Unused Graphics

Graphics for four of the six unused genres can still be found within the files in the directory SYSTEM/N_ILLUST.

BmIII6th-abstract.pngBmIII6th-happybigbeat.png
BmIII6th-karate.pngBmIII6th-virtualdrumming.png

(Source: tikal.)

Programmer Credit

Starting from offset 0x920C0 of a decompressed HIKARU.EXE is a set of security strings which contain a programmer credit:

MoDe:MaNuFaC/PRoGRaMeD BY USR01979(HaJiMe SaiTo)
MoDe:SeRViCe/PRoGRaMeD BY USR01979(HaJiMe SaiTo)
MoDe:EVeNT  /PRoGRaMeD BY USR01979(HaJiMe SaiTo)
MoDe:OVeRSea/PRoGRaMeD BY USR01979(HaJiMe SaiTo)
MoDe:DuMMY01/PRoGRaMeD BY USR01979(HaJiMe SaiTo)
MoDe:DuMMY02/PRoGRaMeD BY USR01979(HaJiMe SaiTo)
MoDe:DuMMY03/PRoGRaMeD BY USR01979(HaJiMe SaiTo)
MoDe:DuMMY04/PRoGRaMeD BY USR01979(HaJiMe SaiTo)
(Source: tikal.)