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Thunder Force AC

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Title Screen

Thunder Force AC

Developers: Tecnosoft, Sega
Publisher: Sega
Platform: Arcade (Sega System C2)
Released internationally: 1990

CodeIcon.png This game has unused code.

A harder, voice-filled version of Thunder Force III with two new leve—oh damnit!

note: this page applies to the tfrceac set in MAME

Thunder Force III level intros

Thunder Force III's level intro code is still present in the game, with entry point at $3758. (A branch immediately prior jumps around it.) The artwork is not present, so using MAME's debugger to jump into this (bp 0x3754, then at the breakpoint, pc=0x3758; go) will show garbage for a few seconds before continuing. The strings for the level intros and associated code are also present, but do not draw for some reason (the function doesn't appear to be called, showing that the screen was edited somewhat?)

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