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beatmania III APPEND 7thMIX

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beatmania III APPEND 7thMIX

Developer: Konami AMD
Publisher: Konami
Platform: Arcade (Konami FireBeat)
Released in JP: January 26, 2002


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 0x7A864 and 0x7AE0C in a decompressed HIKARU.EXE are genre and artist string listings, which contain unused slots:

Genres

0x7A89C - ABSTRACT
0x7A96C - DANCE MANIA
0x7AAD8 - HAPPY BIGBEAT
0x7AC00 - KARATE
0x7AC4C - Lover's Reggae
0x7AC98 - MONDO HOUSE
0x7AD70 - VIRTUAL DRUMMING

Artists

0x7AE54 - CAPTAIN JACK
0x7AF18 - DIMITRI FROM PARIS
(DIMITRI YERASIMOS)

0x7B0B0 - E-ROTIC
0x7B1F8 - LITTLE TEMPO
0x7B23C - MIX MASTER MIKE
0x7B2A4 - DJ nagureo
feat. sana

0x7B300 - PAPAYA
0x7B370 - REGINA
0x7B44C - THE KINKY BOYZ
0x7B4F8 - ULTIMATE HEIGHTS
0x7B520 - X-TREME

Titles

Stored right before the song title strings, which start at offset 0x7B590, are two unused strings:

0x7B574 - dummy stage
0x7B580 - FORBIDDEN MIX

(Source: tikal.)

Unused Graphics

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

BmIII6th-abstract.pngBmIII6th-happybigbeat.png
BmIII6th-karate.pngBmIII7th-loversreggae.png
BmIII6th-virtualdrumming.png

Additionally, due to an oversight, this genre tag for the song GOOD FRIDAY goes unused, being replaced with a "RAVE" tag:
BmIII7th-raga.png

(Source: tikal.)

Programmer Credit

Starting from offset 0x92D10 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.)