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Bust-A-Bloc

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Title Screen

Bust-A-Bloc

Also known as: SIMPLE 2000 series Vol.5 The Block Kuzushi Hyper (JP)
Developer: Tamsoft
Publishers: D3 Publisher (JP), Midas Interactive Entertainment (EU)
Platform: PlayStation 2
Released in JP: May 30, 2002
Released in EU: October 31, 2003


DevTextIcon.png This game has hidden development-related text.
DebugIcon.png This game has debugging material.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.
DummyIcon.png This game has unusual dummy files.


Bust-A-Bloc (known as The Block Kuzushi Hyper, and released as part of the SIMPLE 2000 series in Japan) is a fairly generic Breakout clone... IN 3D!

Debug

Stage Data Output

Use the code 20100188 0C04BDE2 to output text as below to console.

63
		  64, 			// texCnt,
		   2,    4,    8,    0, // U     ,V     ,UV W  ,UV H  ,
		   0,    0,  -98,    4, // w     ,h     ,add W ,add H ,
		   4,    4,    0,    0, // R 0   ,G 0   ,B 0   ,A 0   ,
		   0,  151,    6,    4, // R 1   ,G 1   ,B 1   ,A 1   ,
		   4,    0, 		// alpah,vec_type,
		0.00f,0.00f,		// grav_a,resist,
		-108,   12,    4, 	// RangeX,RangeY,RangeZ,
		   4,    0,    0, 	// Pow  X,Pow  Y,Pow  Z,
		   0,  147,   14, 	// minLif,maxLif,gene  ,
		   4, 			// aniCnt,

Texture

The Block Kuzushi Hyper Texture.png

Use the code 20100188 0C04BE26 to display texture debug text. However, there are no controls to interact with this menu.

Text Translation
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テクスチャのずれ Texture gap

Dummy File

The extensionless file DUMMY, only found in the European release, is actually a .ISO file of the game Makai Tenshou. While it has a filesystem, all of its files have their content replaced with padding, rendering it unusable.

(Source: tikal.)

Build Dates

In the game's ELF executable, offset 0x1285F0 in the original Japanese release and 0x12A090 in the European localization contain build dates:

Japan Europe
Apr  1 2002
02:18:10
Sep  1 2003
10:25:41
(Source: tikal.)

Version Differences

Japan Europe
The Block Kuzushi Hyper Title.png Bustabloc-title.png
  • Aside the name change, the elements in the title screen were also repositioned.