Talk:Mega Soft

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kin68000 has a new Ameblo blog to post development stories. [1] CRV (talk) 15:39, 28 April 2019 (UTC)

Hiro Murasaki on Twitter: Megasoft and Treasure were in the same building until Megasoft was merged into Sega. [2] CRV (talk) 00:48, 26 January 2019 (UTC)

I recall reading a while back that Megasoft helped out Treasure on some of their early titles, though given the timing of the merger (Treasure was founded only 5 months before Megasoft ceased to exist) that would have been well before either Gunstar Heroes or Treasureland Adventure saw release. Akiyan (Morihiko Akiyama) is given a special thanks on the latter. --Dimitri (talk) 02:10, 26 January 2019 (UTC)

@kin68000 talks fairly extensively about Battle Golfer Yui on Twitter. CRV (talk) 15:41, 28 July 2018 (UTC)

Code comparison idea: The Pro Yakyuu '91 and Space Harrier (Game Gear) CRV (talk) 01:28, 14 August 2017 (CEST)

Just ran this one, but there was nothing of interest in the results. The only shared code is a standard library that's in half the games on the system. --Dimitri (talk) 08:00, 14 August 2017 (CEST)
Thank you very much. What about a couple of the older SMS games - like Masters Golf and Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars? CRV (talk) 17:34, 14 August 2017 (CEST)
Not much here either, other than a few small snippets of code that also appear in SMS and GG Wonder Boy along with a handful of other games already listed here -- definitely not enough to hang anything on as proof. Vast majority of shared code is again what appears to be a standard library that's in dozens of otherwise unrelated games. --Dimitri (talk) 06:42, 16 August 2017 (CEST)

Official proof Danan was by Whiteboard [3] CRV (talk) 23:13, 3 August 2017 (CEST)

Interesting. [4] CRV (talk) 17:54, 8 May 2017 (CEST)

For what it's worth, I ran a compare between Dynamite Dux and Nekkyuu Koushien. Danan and American Baseball came up consistently, as did Megumi Rescue. Opa Opa/Fantasy Zone The Maze also popped up though a bit less frequently, this hit might have been a fluke.
Incidentally, wouldn't Danan have been a late enough release that they would have been known as Santos by that point? --Dimitri (talk) 06:40, 9 May 2017 (CEST)
Here's where things get hairy. Megumi and Maze use the same font, as does Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars, Great Baseball, Pro Yakyuu Pennant Race, Wonder Boy, and...Famicom Space Harrier! (Look at the "M"s.) As for Danan, I wish we knew exactly when they became Santos. CRV (talk) 07:15, 9 May 2017 (CEST)
Several games have the same initials in the header including Nekkyuu Koushien. I'll add these. Except Nekkyuu, they use the same font, which seems to be a variation of a font used in earlier games like JP Great Baseball, Black Belt (programmed by Yuji Naka), and some SG-1000 games. Interestingly, US Great Baseball uses the "old" font, and Pro Yakyuu Pennant Race uses the "new" font. CRV (talk) 01:29, 11 May 2017 (CEST)

Dakko chan House > Dakko Chan Jansou Jpns: 脱子ちゃん雀荘

--mukimuki@RS (talk) 06:54, 17 December 2015 (CET) my mistake: chanced upon a flyer for the game; Jansou is 'house' according to the ruby on the kanji.