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pop'n music Mickey Tunes

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Title Screen

pop'n music Mickey Tunes

Also known as: pop'n music Mickey Tunes! (Revision JB)
Developer: Konami GMD
Publisher: Konami
Platform: Arcade (Konami FireBeat)
Released in JP: March 2000


CopyrightIcon.png This game has hidden developer credits.
DevTextIcon.png This game has hidden development-related text.
GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
Carts.png This game has revisional differences.


A pop'n music spin-off focused on the Disney franchise.

Unused Graphics

Character Names

TITLE00.GCZ, which contains assets seen in the game's HUD, contains name graphics for two unused characters: Clara and Horace. These sprites, which differ heavily from the other name graphics, are also these characters' only remaining data.

PopnMICKEY-clara.png PopnMICKEY-horace.png

(Source: tikal.)

Early Graphic

L_GO_00.GCZ is an early version of GO_00.GCZ, a graphic set which contains sprites from the Results and Game Over screens. It is dated around a month earlier than the final variant.

Early Final
PopnMICKEY-goEARLY.png PopnMICKEY-goFINAL.png
  • One of the assets for the Game Over screen properly credits the Konami division that developed the game: Konami GMD Division 7. In the same graphic, "Track" is mispelled as "Truck".
  • Goofy was slightly redrawn.
  • One of the graphics, depicting a screen of sorts, was replaced with a spotlight.
(Source: tikal.)

Development-Related Text

Security Keys

Offset 0x5256C (Revision JA)/0x4DD54 (Revision JB) of a decompressed FIREBEAT.EXE contains the game's security strings, which contain a developer credit:

MODE:NORMAL      PASSWORD SET:TOSHIMASA TAKENAKA
MODE:SERVICE     PASSWORD SET:TOSHIMASA TAKENAKA
MODE:EVENT       PASSWORD SET:TOSHIMASA TAKENAKA
MODE:OVER SEA    PASSWORD SET:TOSHIMASA TAKENAKA
MODE:NO HARD     PASSWORD SET:TOSHIMASA TAKENAKA
DUMMY2ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff
DUMMY3gggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg
MODE:DEBUG       PASSWORD SET:TOSHIMASA TAKENAKA
(Source: tikal.)

Build Date

A build date can be found as the title of the main program ISO. This only applies to Revision JA.

VOL_20000303181446
(Source: tikal.)

Revisional Differences

On July 2000, Revision JB of the game was released, titled pop'n music Mickey Tunes!.

Gameplay

  • The Net@Mania mode was added, which allows one to play a 4-song course with modifiers enabled.
  • The Normal and Magical modes were renamed to Original and Normal, respectively.
Revision JA Revision JB
PopnMICKEY-originalOLD.pngPopnMICKEY-normalOLD.png PopnMICKEY-originalNEW.pngPopnMICKEY-normalNEW.png
  • Two new judgements were added: Cool (above Great) and Miss (previously, misses were counted as part of Bad). The Great judgement was also recolored.
  • The "Max Combo" graphic in the Song Result screen was also recolored.
Revision JA Revision JB
PopnMICKEY-greatOLD.png
PopnMICKEY-maxcomboOLD.png
PopnMICKEY-greatNEW.png
PopnMICKEY-maxcomboNEW.png

Unused Graphic

The JB revision also contains one additional unused graphic, labeled GG_SAMP.GCZ, which consists of a mockup screenshot of what seems to be a very early version of the game. The song currently being played (Circle of Life) also does not appear in the final game.

PopnMICKEY-gg samp.png

(Source: tikal.)