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{{infobox company
 
{{infobox company
 
| image = File:inventorlogo.png
 
| image = File:inventorlogo.png
| location = China, Europe
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| location = China
 
| years = Late 90s/early 2000s
 
| years = Late 90s/early 2000s
 
| consoles = Famicom
 
| consoles = Famicom
 
| sounds = Sunsoft
 
| sounds = Sunsoft
| aliases = Shanghai Paradise(a taiwanese based company), BBG(a european based company), Invent
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| aliases = Shanghai Paradise, BBG(?), Invent
 
| publishedby = [[Waixing]], [[Advance Bright Ltd.]], [[Macro Winners]], various other Famiclone manufacturers
 
| publishedby = [[Waixing]], [[Advance Bright Ltd.]], [[Macro Winners]], various other Famiclone manufacturers
 
| connected = [[Nice Code]], [http://bootleggames.wikia.com/wiki/Qi_Sheng_Long Qi Sheng Long]}}
 
| connected = [[Nice Code]], [http://bootleggames.wikia.com/wiki/Qi_Sheng_Long Qi Sheng Long]}}
 
'''Inventor''' was a Chinese developer of various original games and hacks, believed to be responsible for the majority of hacks found on [[Famiclone]]s dating from 2000 onwards, such as the Arcade Action II. Its original games often use the Sunsoft sound engine.
 
'''Inventor''' was a Chinese developer of various original games and hacks, believed to be responsible for the majority of hacks found on [[Famiclone]]s dating from 2000 onwards, such as the Arcade Action II. Its original games often use the Sunsoft sound engine.
   
Although Inventor itself is believed to no longer exist, many of its games and hacks appear to have passed to other companies, including [[Waixing]], [[Cube Technology]] and [[Nice Code]]. Macro winners is just a english version of the company.
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Although Inventor itself is believed to no longer exist, many of its games and hacks appear to have passed to other companies, including [[Waixing]], [[Cube Technology]] and [[Nice Code]].
   
Other names used by Inventor or related companies include Shanghai Paradise & BBG, although BBG is essentially the same as jungletac software corporation.
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Other names used by Inventor or related companies include Shanghai Paradise & BBG, although BBG may actually be a pseudonym for Subor or another related company.
   
 
== Original games ==
 
== Original games ==
These games, if dumped, can usually be identified by a Shanghai Paradise logo found in the game tiles, although it is rarely displayed. Because the games were published in china only.
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These games, if dumped, can usually be identified by a Shanghai Paradise logo found in the game tiles, although it is rarely displayed.
   
* ''Blood of Jurassic'' - Possible full version of the cut-down Famiclone version of ''Jurassic Park''. The actual game is a shooting game roughly based on bowling by nice code software.
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* ''Blood of Jurassic'' - Possible full version of the cut-down Famiclone version of ''Jurassic Park''.
* ''F22'' aka ''Navigator'' - The original version has 16 levels, but the version featured on [[Subor]] famiclones & copyrighted to [[Waixing]] has only 3.
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* ''F22'' aka ''Navigator'' - The original version has 16 levels, but the version featured on [[Subor]] famiclones & copyrighted to [[Waixing]] has only 3
 
* ''Jurassic Park'' - So far only seen on Subor famiclones, with only 2 levels. The original version may have more.
 
* ''Jurassic Park'' - So far only seen on Subor famiclones, with only 2 levels. The original version may have more.
 
* ''Monkey King''
 
* ''Monkey King''
* ''Robot invasion'' - Hack of the demo of super fight 1 by waixing.
 
 
* ''Underground Mission''
 
* ''Underground Mission''
* ''Street Dance'' - A Dance Dance Revolution clone, the original version is ©2000 INVENT and uses standard NES music (with the Sunsoft sound engine), while an update made in 2008 apparently by [[Nice Code]] updates the copyright to ©2008 INVENT and adds PCM sampled music. A combined game pack with ''Street Dance'' and ''Hit Mouse'' also came bundled with certain third-party dance pads. The PCM sampled music was composed by vast fame.<ref>[http://cah4e3.shedevr.org.ru/dumping_2009.php FAMI Dumping project]</ref>
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* ''Street Dance'' - A Dance Dance Revolution clone, the original version is ©2000 INVENT and uses standard NES music (with the Sunsoft sound engine), while an update made in 2008 apparently by [[Nice Code]] updates the copyright to ©2008 INVENT and adds PCM sampled music. A combined game pack with ''Street Dance'' and ''Hit Mouse'' also came bundled with certain third-party dance pads.<ref>[http://cah4e3.shedevr.org.ru/dumping_2009.php FAMI Dumping project]</ref>
   
 
== Advanced hacks ==
 
== Advanced hacks ==
   
* ''Super Hang-On 97'', ''Skiing'' - fairly comprehensive hacks of Highway Star, aka Rad Racer. These games were usually directly developed by shanghai paradise.
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* ''Super Hang-On 97'', ''Skiing'' - fairly comprehensive hacks of Highway Star, aka Rad Racer.
* ''Alienis'' - clone of Battle City which introduces scrolling.
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* ''Alienis'' - Either a clone or an advanced hack of Battle City which introduces scrolling.
* ''Power Boat'' - Appears to be an clone of Road Fighter.
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* ''Power Boat'' - Appears to be an advanced hack of Road Fighter.
 
* ''Fish War'' - A hack of Balloon Fight with completely different graphics and music.
 
* ''Fish War'' - A hack of Balloon Fight with completely different graphics and music.
   
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* ''Crazy racing'' - Appears to be based off inventor's hack of mach rider called Trump tank and is vt03 only.
 
* ''Crazy racing'' - Appears to be based off inventor's hack of mach rider called Trump tank and is vt03 only.
 
*''Motorboat race'' - Appears to be based off inventor's hack of road fighter called Power boat but appears to be a demo of that game and has one level only.The game is vt03 only.
 
*''Motorboat race'' - Appears to be based off inventor's hack of road fighter called Power boat but appears to be a demo of that game and has one level only.The game is vt03 only.
*''Football'' - Appears to be based off hummer team's Penalty kick. There is no title screen and is vt02 only.
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*''Football'' - Appears to be based off hummer team's Penalty kick.There is no title screen and is vt02 only.
 
*''Monkey king'' - Appears to be based off inventor's hack of batman called Hellfire and is vt02 only.
 
*''Monkey king'' - Appears to be based off inventor's hack of batman called Hellfire and is vt02 only.
   

Revision as of 13:33, 21 May 2015

Inventor
Inventorlogo.png
Origin China
Years Late 90s/early 2000s
Consoles Famicom
Sounds used Sunsoft
Aliases Shanghai Paradise, BBG(?), Invent
Games published by Waixing, Advance Bright Ltd., Macro Winners, various other Famiclone manufacturers
Related companies Nice Code, Qi Sheng Long

Inventor was a Chinese developer of various original games and hacks, believed to be responsible for the majority of hacks found on Famiclones dating from 2000 onwards, such as the Arcade Action II. Its original games often use the Sunsoft sound engine.

Although Inventor itself is believed to no longer exist, many of its games and hacks appear to have passed to other companies, including Waixing, Cube Technology and Nice Code.

Other names used by Inventor or related companies include Shanghai Paradise & BBG, although BBG may actually be a pseudonym for Subor or another related company.

Original games

These games, if dumped, can usually be identified by a Shanghai Paradise logo found in the game tiles, although it is rarely displayed.

  • Blood of Jurassic - Possible full version of the cut-down Famiclone version of Jurassic Park.
  • F22 aka Navigator - The original version has 16 levels, but the version featured on Subor famiclones & copyrighted to Waixing has only 3
  • Jurassic Park - So far only seen on Subor famiclones, with only 2 levels. The original version may have more.
  • Monkey King
  • Underground Mission
  • Street Dance - A Dance Dance Revolution clone, the original version is ©2000 INVENT and uses standard NES music (with the Sunsoft sound engine), while an update made in 2008 apparently by Nice Code updates the copyright to ©2008 INVENT and adds PCM sampled music. A combined game pack with Street Dance and Hit Mouse also came bundled with certain third-party dance pads.[1]

Advanced hacks

  • Super Hang-On 97, Skiing - fairly comprehensive hacks of Highway Star, aka Rad Racer.
  • Alienis - Either a clone or an advanced hack of Battle City which introduces scrolling.
  • Power Boat - Appears to be an advanced hack of Road Fighter.
  • Fish War - A hack of Balloon Fight with completely different graphics and music.

Qi sheng long games

These games if dumped sometimes have a font from F22 within the game's graphics.

  • Crazy racing - Appears to be based off inventor's hack of mach rider called Trump tank and is vt03 only.
  • Motorboat race - Appears to be based off inventor's hack of road fighter called Power boat but appears to be a demo of that game and has one level only.The game is vt03 only.
  • Football - Appears to be based off hummer team's Penalty kick.There is no title screen and is vt02 only.
  • Monkey king - Appears to be based off inventor's hack of batman called Hellfire and is vt02 only.

Subpages

List of standard hacks

Less advanced hacks that were done by Inventor.

References

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