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{{Infobox game
 
{{Infobox game
 
|name = Titenic
 
|name = Titenic
|image =File:Titenic (Unl)-0.png
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|image = File:Titenic (Unl)-0.png
|imagewidth=250
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|imagewidth = 250px
|caption=Titenic title screen (can only be accessed with advanced hacking)
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|caption = Titenic's title screen (can only be accessed with cheat codes).
|publisher = [[ABAB Soft]], [[Zechess]] <br><small>[[NT]] (unreleased)</small>
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|publisher = [[ABAB Soft]], [[Zechess]], and 鴻景 (Hong Jing)<br><small>[[Ka Sheng]] (unreleased)</small>
|developer=[[Hummer Team]]
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|developer = [[Hummer Team]]
|console=Famicom
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|console = Famicom
 
|date = Unknown, possibly 1998-1999
 
|date = Unknown, possibly 1998-1999
|engine= Titenic
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|engine = Titenic
 
|sound = [[Hummer Sound Engine]]
 
|sound = [[Hummer Sound Engine]]
|alt= Hacker (15-in-1), Heroine (15-in-1), Harry's Legend}}
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|alt = ''Hacker (15-in-1)''<br>''Heroine (15-in-1)''<br>''Harry's Legend''<br>''TITANIC'' (As referred to in uncompiled code in the 15 in 1 cart)
'''''Titenic '''''is a Famicom beat 'em up by [[Hummer Team]] and is based off of the 1997 film ''[[wikipedia:Titanic (1997 film)|Titanic]]''. The game was first known to be on an ABAB 3-in-1 multicart and was later found on a 15-in-1 separated into two separate games. It is the same game as [[Harry's Legend|''Harry's Legend'']]'', ''but it was made before it. ''Harry's Legend ''is the more common version due to ''Titenic's'' rarity, but this game has received more attention due to its gameplay involving the movie.
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}}'''''Titenic''''' is a Famicom/NES beat 'em up by [[Hummer Team]] and is based on the 1997 film [[Wikipedia:Titanic (1997 film)|''Titanic'']]. The game was first known to appear on an ''ABAB 3-in-1'' [[Multicarts|multicart]], however, the first documented release of it was on ''[[Super New Year Cart 15-in-1]]'', where it was separated into two different menu items, those being ''Hacker'' and ''Heroine''.
==Overview==
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[[File:TitenicGameplay1.png|right|thumb|240px|Gameplay as Jack.]]
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== Overview ==
The game itself is 2D side-scrolling beat 'em up where the levels all take place inside the ship itself. As Jack, you play on the levels before the ship crashes and as Rose you play on the levels during the ship's sinking. Rose's second level is slightly different; you have to escape each room you enter before a timer runs out.
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[[File:TitenicGameplay1.png|left|thumb|200px|Gameplay as Jack.]]
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The game is a 2D sidescrolling beat 'em up set on RMS Titanic. Both playable characters, Jack and Rose, have their own sets of levels, before and after the ship crashed into the iceberg, respectively. The gameplay doesn't differ much for either character, except for a couple of levels where Rose has to escape a flooded room before she drowns or the timer runs out.
   
The A button is to jump, while B is to attack. Both characters have a 2-hit combo which on the second hit, it causes a third attack to come out and it knocks the enemy down. While crouching, holding down the B button punches, and A kicks. In the air, you can attack with B. Both have two special attacks, one done by pressing A and B while another is done by pressing up and then down. Jack has a charging elbow attack and a charging uppercut while Rose does a high kick and an axe attack that automatically knocks the opponent down. Rose's axe attack is notably useful when taking out rats as her crouch kick hits above them.
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The A button jumps and the B button attacks. Both Jack and Rose have a three-hit combo, which knocks the enemy down. While crouching, both can punch with A and kick with B. The B button also makes them attack while they're in the air. In addition to that, both characters have two special attacks each, performed by either pressing A+B together, or by pressing Up, then Down: Jack does a charging elbow attack and a charging uppercut; Rose has a scissor kick and an axe swing (which, unlike her crouching attacks, can hit small enemies, such as rats). Special attacks drain a small portion of health, and can't be performed when there's no health to take away from.
   
You have a lifebar and start off with 5 lives. Both special attacks will take some health away if they make contact with an enemy. You can also lose health if your head is in the water. You can replenish it with a wine bottle (Heals half of your max health) or the lobster (Heals all your health). Losing all your health makes you lose a life.
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Wine bottles and lobsters serve as small and large health pickups respectively, and are the only pickups in ''Titenic'', aside from extra lives.
   
 
=== Enemies ===
 
=== Enemies ===
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Generally, the animal enemies, such as octopi, bats, rats, snakes and chicken, all have pre-determined behavior, inflict damage on contact with them and can be defeated in one hit. The fish jumping out of the water, however, are unkillable. Similarly, there's a rescue tube bouncing around.
   
There are two types of enemies in the game: animal enemies and human enemies. The animal enemies take one hit to kill and hurt you upon touching them. The animal enemies are rats, bats, snakes, octopi and chickens (Though only one chicken appeared in the game). There's also a rescue tube that bounces around and a fish with a misplaced hitbox that repeatedly jumps out of the water.
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The rest of the enemy roster is the ship's crew and, occasionally, passengers. All of them, excluding the waitress, were taken from ''The Mask'' on SNES and modified in some way.
   
The human enemies have their own attacks and resemble people that would be on the ship. These are chefs, waitresses that toss their plates at you, an old lady with a rifle (Who only appears once), a guy with a big gun (Who also only appears once), and sailors. With the exception of the waitress, the enemies all appear to be from ''The Mask'' for the SNES although some of them have been edited.
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[[File:TitenicGameplay2.png|right|thumb|150px|Playing as Rose, fighting the fat man boss.]]
[[File:TitenicGameplay2.png|right|thumb|240px|Playing as Rose, fighting the fat man boss.]]
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The bosses include a muscular sailor weilding a knife (who later appears as a regular enemy), a fat man wearing a tuxedo and sporing a pistol, and a lean rich man - supposedly Cal, the movie's original antagonist - who also appears to have a pistol, alongside the dashing attack. Cal must be fought three times throughout the game; each time he appears in a different color and with harder AI. While it's possible to defeat Cal with regular attacks, he can be forced to run off the ship - that also counts as completing the stage.
The bosses are a captain with a knife (Who later appears as a normal enemy), a fat rich man with a pistol and a large man who also has a pistol and has a dashing attack (He appears a total of three times in the game, each time with different colors and AI). One thing notable is that two of the encounters with the large man is that it is possible to knock him off the ship and the game would consider him defeated. This is crucial for the final encounter as it is hard to defeat him alone with just attacking him.
 
   
==History==
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== History ==
In an interview with Hummer Cheng, ''Titenic'' was originally developed much earlier and was supposed to be published by NT. <ref>http://s4.zetaboards.com/PGC_Forums/single/?p=8120193&t=9613847</ref> However, during this point the market for Famicom games in Taiwan was at a decline and NT told them they had no interest in publishing original games anymore. This prevented ''Titenic'' from having a single cart release at the time and also from being finished. After leaving NT, Hummer Team would have disbanded and either Hummer Cheng and/or Chris Ho would modify ''Titenic'' into ''Harry's Legend'' and sold it to others. (It is possible one of these companies might have be [[Trump Grand Manufacturing Co.]] since they have used it for their multicarts as well as other Hummer Technology games)
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According to an interview with Hummer Cheng, ''Titenic'' was originally developed much earlier than it was released, and was supposed to be published by NT. <ref>http://s4.zetaboards.com/PGC_Forums/single/?p=8120193&t=9613847</ref> However, at that point, the market for Famicom games in Taiwan was at a decline and NT told them they had no interest in publishing original games anymore. This prevented ''Titenic'' from having a single cart release at the time and also from being finished. After leaving NT, Hummer Team would have disbanded and either Hummer Cheng and/or Chris Ho would modify ''Titenic'' into ''Harry's Legend'' and sold it to a supplier by the name of IC通路公司 (Silicon Application Corp.) It was originally presumed that [[Trump Grand Manufacturing Co.]] had the direct rights to ''Harry's Legend'' in the past, although Hummer Cheng currently has trouble recalling any experience with the company.
   
In 2003, ABAB Soft would be established by Handel Liao which published several multicarts containing Hummer Team's games. Their site at the time had mockup screenshots of their multicarts and one of them had ''Titenic'' while the other had ''Harry's Legend''. <ref>http://web.archive.org/web/20050205212309/http://ababsoft.com/index.html</ref> '' ''However, due to the rarity of the carts, the screenshots on the site mainly being mockups and ABAB Soft seemingly disappearing, it is unknown if both multicarts were ever released. Sometime around in 2005, a cart known as the [[Super New Year Cart 15-in-1|''Super New Year Cart 15-in-1'']] would be officially published and distributed by an unknown publisher (Although it is highly possible it was either ABAB Soft or Zechess) and was the first cart discovered that contained ''Titenic. ''On this cart you could start from either Jack's levels (By selecting the fifth game on the list, ''"Hacker"'') or Rose's levels (By selecting the sixth game, ''"Heroine"''). In 2005/2006, Hummer Technology developed the ZDog and Zechess published it. This also contained ''Titenic'' but with its levels split up, with each one pretending to be a minigame.
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In 2003, ABAB Soft would be established by Handel Liao, who published several multicarts with Hummer Team's games. Their site at the time had mockup screenshots of their multicarts and one of them had ''Titenic'', while the other had ''Harry's Legend''. <ref>http://web.archive.org/web/20050205212309/http://ababsoft.com/index.html</ref> Sometime around in 2005, a cart known as the [[Super New Year Cart 15-in-1|''Super New Year Cart 15-in-1'']] would be officially published and distributed by 鴻景 (Hong Jing) and was the first known cart to have''Titenic'' on it. Here, the game could be accessed from one of the two menu items: ''Hacker'', which covers Jack's levels, and ''Heroine'', which covers Rose's; completing both parts one-by-one is required to see the credits. ''Titenic'' would mark its' second official release on [[ZDog]] - a plug and play console made by Zechess and Hummer Technology - where it was split into several minigames, each featuring a small chunk of levels from the original.
 
==Credits==
 
   
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== Credits ==
 
This is the last Famicom game from Hummer Team to actually feature credits. It shows that by the time Titenic was in the work, most of the original members were already gone.
 
This is the last Famicom game from Hummer Team to actually feature credits. It shows that by the time Titenic was in the work, most of the original members were already gone.
   
 
*Picture by: Rebecca, Carroll
 
*Picture by: Rebecca, Carroll
*Program by: Hummer CHENG, Chris
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*Program by: Hummer Cheng, Chris
*Music by: Hummer CHENG
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*Music by: Hummer Cheng
   
==Trivia==
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== Trivia ==
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*The ''Super New Year Cart 15-in-1'' version disables the title screen and the cutscenes, possibly to remove the Titenic references. <ref>https://tcrf.net/Titenic</ref> (as the game goes under different names on the menu)
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**Another game on the cart, ''[[Panda Adventure#Rings|Rings]]'', shared a similar fate. The game was supposed to have a title screen but was removed to get rid of the ''Lord of the Rings'' reference. However, unlike Titenic the graphics for it were also removed.
 
*The misspelling of the title for this game appears to be done on purpose, likely to avoid trademark infringement; uncompiled code in the ''Super New Year Cart 15-in-1 ''refers to the game as "TITANIC".
 
*The misspelling of the title for this game appears to be done on purpose, likely to avoid trademark infringement; uncompiled code in the ''Super New Year Cart 15-in-1 ''refers to the game as "TITANIC".
 
*There is a debug mode in the game you can access by hitting A on the 2P controller. When using the debug, you can not scroll the screen. Up and Down (2P) raises/lowers the water levels. Pressing A again will summon Jack/Rose. Pressing Left and Right, will summon enemies and bosses. Start on the second controller brings up the ending screen.
 
*There is a debug mode in the game you can access by hitting A on the 2P controller. When using the debug, you can not scroll the screen. Up and Down (2P) raises/lowers the water levels. Pressing A again will summon Jack/Rose. Pressing Left and Right, will summon enemies and bosses. Start on the second controller brings up the ending screen.
 
**In the ZDog version, the debug menu is inaccessible. In ''Harry's Legend'', it still exists but you can not access the ending.
 
**In the ZDog version, the debug menu is inaccessible. In ''Harry's Legend'', it still exists but you can not access the ending.
 
*The crouch attacks seem a bit buggy; it is possible to cancel almost all of your animations when crouching. Because of this, it is possible to prevent yourself from dying by using the crouch attack to cancel the death animation. This, combined with the debug menu and various unused data, suggests that ''Titenic'' is actually unfinished.
 
*The crouch attacks seem a bit buggy; it is possible to cancel almost all of your animations when crouching. Because of this, it is possible to prevent yourself from dying by using the crouch attack to cancel the death animation. This, combined with the debug menu and various unused data, suggests that ''Titenic'' is actually unfinished.
**In the ZDog version, this control issue seems to be fixed. The issue is also not present in ''Harry's Legend.''
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**In the ZDog version, this exploit appears to be fixed. It's also not present in ''Harry's Legend.''
*It is possible to kick enemies and even bosses into the water, which automatically kills them. This is essential on the last boss fight because he is almost impossible to defeat otherwise. If you happen to get stuck on the right of the screen he will keep on using the same attack and you will sometimes end up falling into the water.
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*One of the enemies is reused in ''[[War]]'', another game from Hummer Team which is dated 1999.
*One of the enemies is reused in ''War'', another game from Hummer Team which is dated 1999.
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*Many of Jack's and Rose's sprites resemble Kyo Kusanagi's and Athena Asamiya's from ''The King of Fighters'' respectively. Also, Jack's "block" (the stance he does when a boss enters) appears to be Iori Yagami's blocking stance. Hummer Team did develop a ''[[The King of Fighters '96]]'' NES port which would explain the connection. Interesting enough, both Kyo and Athena were cut from the official release of that port.
*Jack's fighting stance resembles Kyo Kusanagi's from ''King of Fighters'' and Rose's resembles Athena Asamiya's. Also, Jack's "block" (the stance he does when a boss enters) appears to be Iori Yagami's blocking stance. Hummer Team did develop a [[King of Fighters 96|''King of Fighters 96'']] NES port which would explain the connection. Interesting enough, both Kyo and Athena were cut from the official release of that port.
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** Jack and Rose sprites also have a strong resemblance to the sprites of Axel Stone and Blaze Fielding from Streets of Rage respectively. The sprites of this game may have been the basis for many of Jack and Rose's features, especially the 8Bits version of SoR for Master System or Game Gear.
*The fish enemy in this game seems to be an edited version of the fish that Chuck throws up from Hummer Team's [[Earthworm Jim 3|''Earthworm Jim 3'']].
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*The fish enemy in this game seems to be an edited version of the fish that Chuck throws up from Hummer Team's ''[[Earthworm Jim 3]]''.
*In the ROM, there is a list of object names referring to not only the playable characters and enemies in ''Titenic'' but also what appears to be enemies and items from ''Tenchi o Kurau 2: Sekiheki no Tatakai. ''(Also known as ''Warriors of Fate'' outside of Japan.) The lobster in ''Titenic'' also looks similar to the one found in ''Tenchi o Kurau 2. ''This might imply ''Titenic'' originally started out as a port of this game and then got revamped or Hummer Team might have reused assets from an unfinished port they did.
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*In the ROM, there is a list of object names referring to not only the playable characters and enemies in ''Titenic'' but also what appears to be enemies and items from ''[[Wikipedia:Warriors of Fate|Tenchi o Kurau 2: Sekiheki no Tatakai]]''. (Also known as ''Warriors of Fate'' outside of Japan.) The lobster in ''Titenic'' also looks similar to the one found in ''Tenchi o Kurau 2. ''This might imply ''Titenic'' originally started out as a port of this game and then got revamped or Hummer Team might have reused assets from an unfinished port they did.
 
**Despite the lobster having a name on the object list, it does not refer to the lobster found in ''Titenic'' itself.
 
**Despite the lobster having a name on the object list, it does not refer to the lobster found in ''Titenic'' itself.
*A popular [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRA2OrZTiwY video] by JonTron has him playing the game helping popularize it.
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**A remix of the video by [https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNYrK4tc5i1-eL8TXesH2pg Schmoyoho] turns it into a [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9DKoMSiDc4 song] along with other JonTron videos
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== ''Harry's Legend'' ==
==''Harry's Legend''==
 
 
{{Infobox game
 
{{Infobox game
|name = Harry's Legend
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|name = Harry's Legend
|image = File:Harry Potter (Unl) (English Title) -p2- 001.png
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|image = File:Harry Potter (Unl) (English Title) -p2- 001.png
|caption = Harry's Legend title screen
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|caption = Harry's Legend title screen.
|publisher = Unknown, re-released by ABAB Soft
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|publisher = IC通路公司 (Silicon Application Corp.) as supplier
|developer= Hummer Technology
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|developer = Hummer Technology
|console = Famicom
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|console = Famicom
|date = Unknown, most likely 2000 or 2001
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|date = Unknown, most likely 2000 or 2001
|engine = Cut-back version of Titenic's engine
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|engine =
|sound = Hummer v3
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|sound =
|alt= Harry Potter (name on cartridge), Hally Poter: Goblet of Fire}}
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|alt = ''Harry's Story''<br>''Harry Potter''<br>''Hally Poter: Goblet of Fire''
'''''Harry's Legend '''''is a hack of ''Titenic'' based on ''[[wikipedia:Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' (Likely the novel, as the movie came out in 2001) and was made by Hummer Technology. There are two different versions of this game; one with a Chinese title screen, and one with an English title screen. Both versions, however, use English in their cutscenes. This game is a lot more known due to being released on more multicarts and on a few single carts.
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}}'''''Harry's Legend '''''is a modification of ''Titenic'' based on [[Wikipedia:Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone|''Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'']] (most likely the novel, as the movie came out in 2001) and was made by Hummer Technology, a successor of [[Hummer Team]]. Two versions of the game were originally released, both with title screens in English and Chinese - however, both also feature cutscenes written entirely in English. ''Harry's Legend'' has become an object of multiple unofficial rereleases, appearing on both multicarts and single game cartridges.
===Overview===
 
[[File:Harry_Potter_(Unl)_-p1--!-_001.png|right|thumb|346px|Gameplay of Harry's Legend. Note the Dudley-like enemy]]This game has changed quite a bit compared to ''Titenic''. Harry only has a kick attack that will randomly knock an enemy over. He also lacks the ability to attack while in mid-air. One special attack (A+B) is where he fires a broom out of his hand that is available as of Level 2. The other one (Up, Down) is a magic attack that's stronger but a little slower and is available as of Level 3. Other then that, the controls are the same.
 
   
There are 5 levels in Harry's Legend and you can choose one from the stage select. Most of the graphics and some level layouts are reused from ''Titenic''. Level 2 and Level 3 appear to use some new graphics. Regardless of the stage you choose, you still go through all of them
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=== Overview ===
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[[File:Harry Potter (Unl) -p1--!- 001.png|left|thumb|150px|Gameplay of Harry's Legend. Note the Dudley-like enemy.]]
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In comparison to ''Titenic'', the gameplay has been somewhat dumbed down. Harry Potter, the only playable character, has got only three non-special attacks: non-comboable standing kick, crouching punch and crouching kick - which means he can't attack while in the air. The inputs for both special attacks remain the same, however, one of them, the broom projectile, isn't available until level two, while the second, the sparkling magic projectile, is only usable since level three.
   
The majority of the animal enemies come back (There is a new enemy which is simply a green rat that makes a different noise upon dying). The human enemies are different with a fat kid (Possibly Dudley,) a fat man (Edited off of the fat man boss from ''Titenic'', could resemble Mr. Dursley,) a punk with long hair (Edited off of a gunner enemy,) an old woman (An edit of the old woman with the rifle from ''Titenic'') and a giant chess piece.
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There are five levels present in Harry's Legend, all of which can be chosen right after the title screen, although all of them have to be completed in order to see the ending. The majority of level layouts have been brought over from ''Titenic'' with a few differences in graphics and item placements.
   
<nowiki> </nowiki>Unlike ''Titenic'', the human enemies here cause damage upon touching them and they do not have their own specific attacks. There's also a purple flame later that floats around and can not be killed.
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In addition to that, most of the enemies make a return from ''Titenic'', albeit none of them do proper attacks, going for contact damage instead. A few of them, like the animals, don't sport any changes whatsoever, while the human enemies were edited to not handle guns. The only all-new enemies in ''Harry's Legend'' are a giant chess piece and an indestructible floating flame. Even though a book-holding ghost also appears in level five, he can't do any damage to Harry normally, and is only here to bounce off the ball.
   
The boss is a man with two faces walking backwards (Possibly Voldemort). He gets knocked back on every hit and appears in every level.
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Each stage ends with a boss - possibly based on professor Quirrel and Voldemort - who has two faces and is constanly walking backwards. Strangely, his death animation always has him fall right down into water, even if it doesn't make sense from the stage's design.
   
The fifth level starts with a weird volleyball game (Possibly based off Quidditch) where Harry takes damage if he concedes a goal or the enemy (The old lady) takes damage if the ball gets into her goal. Also there's a ghost flying at the top which can knock the ball around. After beating the game, there is a simple screen with "Gryffindor" and fireworks that explode into "Win."
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The first segment of stage five, At School, features a volleyball minigame, in which Harry plays against an old lady, and either takes damage by letting the ball into his goal, or does damage to the lady if it gets into her goal.
   
===Trivia===
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=== Trivia ===
[[File:HarryPotterTWCover.jpg|thumb|left|Taiwanese cover of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]
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[[File:HarryPotterTWCover.jpg|150px|thumb|right|Taiwanese cover of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.]]
 
*The title screen is directly based on the Taiwanese cover of ''Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone''. This was later edited slightly for the English version.
 
*The title screen is directly based on the Taiwanese cover of ''Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone''. This was later edited slightly for the English version.
*The demos do not use Harry's jumping or hitting sounds, yet everything else is in place. This is due to the fact sounds are played differently from Harry's actions. Also, the demos seem strange since Harry is seen kicking and jumping at random while also getting hit by the enemies due to the fact that the AI was not modified from ''Titenic.''
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*The demos do not use Harry's jumping or hitting sounds, yet everything else is in place. This is due to the fact that sounds are played differently from Harry's actions. Also, the demos seem strange since Harry is seen kicking and jumping at random while also getting hit by the enemies due to the fact that the AI was not modified from ''Titenic.''
*The upper right-hand corner of the HUD normally displays "Harry Potter", though some multicarts change the text to "Harry's Legend". The tiles also have a random "BO" which could have been for his name (Harry Botter), either to avoid copyright infringement, or simply a mistake because his name is 哈利波特 (''Ha Li Bo Te'') in Chinese.
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*The upper right-hand corner of the HUD normally displays "Harry Potter", though some multicarts change the text to "Harry's Legend". In the ROM, there are unused tiles for the HUD that have "BO". This could have been for his name (Harry Botter), either to avoid copyright infringement, or simply a mistake, as his name is 哈利波特 (''Ha Li Bo Te'') in Chinese. The Game Genie code XIYXOX will replace Harry Potter's name with "Harry Botter".
*On Level 2, it is possible to knock the enemies and Voldemort himself into the water just like the large man boss in ''Titenic''. However, if you jump on the ice platform and let Voldemort fall in, you will also fall into the water as well as Harry jumps up and down (the ice platform will not be under his feet after the first jump).
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*On level two, it is possible to knock Voldemort himself into the water, just like the large man boss in ''Titenic''. However, if you jump on the ice platform and let Voldemort fall in, you will also fall into the water as well, as Harry jumps up and down (the ice platform will not be under his feet after the first jump).
*A title hack of this game, called "''Hally Poter: Goblet of Fire''", appears on some [[OneStation]] cartridges. <ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bE9sNQJ7SGA</ref>
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*A title hack of this game, called "''Hally Poter: Goblet of Fire''", appears on some [[One Station]] cartridges. <ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bE9sNQJ7SGA</ref>
*The 4-in-1 (FK23C8079) multicart has a variant of Harry's Legend where not only does the HUD replace "Harry Potter" with "Harry's Legend", but the level select is removed and it plays an entirely different track when Voldemort appears.
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*The 4-in-1 (FK23C8079) multicart has a variant of Harry's Legend where not only does the HUD replace "Harry Potter" with "Harry's Legend", but the level select is removed, and it plays an entirely different track when Voldemort appears.
*The music played on the select screen and Level 3 sounds similar to a track in [[Ture MK3|''Ture MK3'']].
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*The variation of Rose's theme, as heard in stage three, appears neither during Titenic's normal gameplay, nor in its' restored state, with all the cutscenes present.
 
*Harry appears on the front of the BootlegGames Wiki.
 
*Harry appears on the front of the BootlegGames Wiki.
   
==Subpages==
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== Subpages ==
 
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|text= [[PTitenic/Unused Stuff|Unused Stuff]]
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|text = [[Titenic/Harry's Legend Unused Stuff|Harry's Legend Unused Stuff]]
|info= Since Titenic seems to be unfinished, it's bound to have a lot of unused stuff.
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|info = Harry's Legend contains a bunch of unused stuff, many of it being leftovers from Titenic.
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==Gallery==
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== Gallery ==
 
<gallery captionalign="left">
 
<gallery captionalign="left">
 
fifteeninone.jpg|The 15-in-1 that has Hacker and Heroine on it.
 
fifteeninone.jpg|The 15-in-1 that has Hacker and Heroine on it.
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</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
==References==
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== References ==
<references />Foot note: Schmoyoho made a song about JonTron playing titenic, and THE SONG IS PROBABLY BETTER THAN '''''<u>THE GAME ITSELF!</u>'''''! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9DKoMSiDc4[[Category:Games]]
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{{ABAB Soft Games}}
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[[ru: Titenic]]
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[[Category:Harry Potter games]]
 
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Titenic
Titenic (Unl)-0
Titenic's title screen (can only be accessed with cheat codes).
Publisher ABAB Soft, Zechess, and 鴻景 (Hong Jing)
Ka Sheng (unreleased)
Developer Hummer Team
Console Famicom
Date Unknown, possibly 1998-1999
Engine Titenic
Sound engine Hummer Sound Engine
Alternate names/hacks Hacker (15-in-1)
Heroine (15-in-1)
Harry's Legend
TITANIC (As referred to in uncompiled code in the 15 in 1 cart)
Titenic is a Famicom/NES beat 'em up by Hummer Team and is based on the 1997 film Titanic. The game was first known to appear on an ABAB 3-in-1 multicart, however, the first documented release of it was on Super New Year Cart 15-in-1, where it was separated into two different menu items, those being Hacker and Heroine.

Overview

TitenicGameplay1

Gameplay as Jack.

The game is a 2D sidescrolling beat 'em up set on RMS Titanic. Both playable characters, Jack and Rose, have their own sets of levels, before and after the ship crashed into the iceberg, respectively. The gameplay doesn't differ much for either character, except for a couple of levels where Rose has to escape a flooded room before she drowns or the timer runs out.

The A button jumps and the B button attacks. Both Jack and Rose have a three-hit combo, which knocks the enemy down. While crouching, both can punch with A and kick with B. The B button also makes them attack while they're in the air. In addition to that, both characters have two special attacks each, performed by either pressing A+B together, or by pressing Up, then Down: Jack does a charging elbow attack and a charging uppercut; Rose has a scissor kick and an axe swing (which, unlike her crouching attacks, can hit small enemies, such as rats). Special attacks drain a small portion of health, and can't be performed when there's no health to take away from.

Wine bottles and lobsters serve as small and large health pickups respectively, and are the only pickups in Titenic, aside from extra lives.

Enemies

Generally, the animal enemies, such as octopi, bats, rats, snakes and chicken, all have pre-determined behavior, inflict damage on contact with them and can be defeated in one hit. The fish jumping out of the water, however, are unkillable. Similarly, there's a rescue tube bouncing around.

The rest of the enemy roster is the ship's crew and, occasionally, passengers. All of them, excluding the waitress, were taken from The Mask on SNES and modified in some way.

TitenicGameplay2

Playing as Rose, fighting the fat man boss.

The bosses include a muscular sailor weilding a knife (who later appears as a regular enemy), a fat man wearing a tuxedo and sporing a pistol, and a lean rich man - supposedly Cal, the movie's original antagonist - who also appears to have a pistol, alongside the dashing attack. Cal must be fought three times throughout the game; each time he appears in a different color and with harder AI. While it's possible to defeat Cal with regular attacks, he can be forced to run off the ship - that also counts as completing the stage.

History

According to an interview with Hummer Cheng, Titenic was originally developed much earlier than it was released, and was supposed to be published by NT. [1] However, at that point, the market for Famicom games in Taiwan was at a decline and NT told them they had no interest in publishing original games anymore. This prevented Titenic from having a single cart release at the time and also from being finished. After leaving NT, Hummer Team would have disbanded and either Hummer Cheng and/or Chris Ho would modify Titenic into Harry's Legend and sold it to a supplier by the name of IC通路公司 (Silicon Application Corp.) It was originally presumed that Trump Grand Manufacturing Co. had the direct rights to Harry's Legend in the past, although Hummer Cheng currently has trouble recalling any experience with the company.

In 2003, ABAB Soft would be established by Handel Liao, who published several multicarts with Hummer Team's games. Their site at the time had mockup screenshots of their multicarts and one of them had Titenic, while the other had Harry's Legend. [2] Sometime around in 2005, a cart known as the Super New Year Cart 15-in-1 would be officially published and distributed by 鴻景 (Hong Jing) and was the first known cart to haveTitenic on it. Here, the game could be accessed from one of the two menu items: Hacker, which covers Jack's levels, and Heroine, which covers Rose's; completing both parts one-by-one is required to see the credits. Titenic would mark its' second official release on ZDog - a plug and play console made by Zechess and Hummer Technology - where it was split into several minigames, each featuring a small chunk of levels from the original.

Credits

This is the last Famicom game from Hummer Team to actually feature credits. It shows that by the time Titenic was in the work, most of the original members were already gone.

  • Picture by: Rebecca, Carroll
  • Program by: Hummer Cheng, Chris
  • Music by: Hummer Cheng

Trivia

  • The Super New Year Cart 15-in-1 version disables the title screen and the cutscenes, possibly to remove the Titenic references. [3] (as the game goes under different names on the menu)
    • Another game on the cart, Rings, shared a similar fate. The game was supposed to have a title screen but was removed to get rid of the Lord of the Rings reference. However, unlike Titenic the graphics for it were also removed.
  • The misspelling of the title for this game appears to be done on purpose, likely to avoid trademark infringement; uncompiled code in the Super New Year Cart 15-in-1 refers to the game as "TITANIC".
  • There is a debug mode in the game you can access by hitting A on the 2P controller. When using the debug, you can not scroll the screen. Up and Down (2P) raises/lowers the water levels. Pressing A again will summon Jack/Rose. Pressing Left and Right, will summon enemies and bosses. Start on the second controller brings up the ending screen.
    • In the ZDog version, the debug menu is inaccessible. In Harry's Legend, it still exists but you can not access the ending.
  • The crouch attacks seem a bit buggy; it is possible to cancel almost all of your animations when crouching. Because of this, it is possible to prevent yourself from dying by using the crouch attack to cancel the death animation. This, combined with the debug menu and various unused data, suggests that Titenic is actually unfinished.
    • In the ZDog version, this exploit appears to be fixed. It's also not present in Harry's Legend.
  • One of the enemies is reused in War, another game from Hummer Team which is dated 1999.
  • Many of Jack's and Rose's sprites resemble Kyo Kusanagi's and Athena Asamiya's from The King of Fighters respectively. Also, Jack's "block" (the stance he does when a boss enters) appears to be Iori Yagami's blocking stance. Hummer Team did develop a The King of Fighters '96 NES port which would explain the connection. Interesting enough, both Kyo and Athena were cut from the official release of that port.
    • Jack and Rose sprites also have a strong resemblance to the sprites of Axel Stone and Blaze Fielding from Streets of Rage respectively. The sprites of this game may have been the basis for many of Jack and Rose's features, especially the 8Bits version of SoR for Master System or Game Gear.
  • The fish enemy in this game seems to be an edited version of the fish that Chuck throws up from Hummer Team's Earthworm Jim 3.
  • In the ROM, there is a list of object names referring to not only the playable characters and enemies in Titenic but also what appears to be enemies and items from Tenchi o Kurau 2: Sekiheki no Tatakai. (Also known as Warriors of Fate outside of Japan.) The lobster in Titenic also looks similar to the one found in Tenchi o Kurau 2. This might imply Titenic originally started out as a port of this game and then got revamped or Hummer Team might have reused assets from an unfinished port they did.
    • Despite the lobster having a name on the object list, it does not refer to the lobster found in Titenic itself.

Harry's Legend

Harry's Legend
Harry Potter (Unl) (English Title) -p2- 001
Harry's Legend title screen.
Publisher IC通路公司 (Silicon Application Corp.) as supplier
Developer Hummer Technology
Console Famicom
Date Unknown, most likely 2000 or 2001
Alternate names/hacks Harry's Story
Harry Potter
Hally Poter: Goblet of Fire
Harry's Legend is a modification of Titenic based on Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (most likely the novel, as the movie came out in 2001) and was made by Hummer Technology, a successor of Hummer Team. Two versions of the game were originally released, both with title screens in English and Chinese - however, both also feature cutscenes written entirely in English. Harry's Legend has become an object of multiple unofficial rereleases, appearing on both multicarts and single game cartridges.

Overview

Harry Potter (Unl) -p1--!- 001

Gameplay of Harry's Legend. Note the Dudley-like enemy.

In comparison to Titenic, the gameplay has been somewhat dumbed down. Harry Potter, the only playable character, has got only three non-special attacks: non-comboable standing kick, crouching punch and crouching kick - which means he can't attack while in the air. The inputs for both special attacks remain the same, however, one of them, the broom projectile, isn't available until level two, while the second, the sparkling magic projectile, is only usable since level three.

There are five levels present in Harry's Legend, all of which can be chosen right after the title screen, although all of them have to be completed in order to see the ending. The majority of level layouts have been brought over from Titenic with a few differences in graphics and item placements.

In addition to that, most of the enemies make a return from Titenic, albeit none of them do proper attacks, going for contact damage instead. A few of them, like the animals, don't sport any changes whatsoever, while the human enemies were edited to not handle guns. The only all-new enemies in Harry's Legend are a giant chess piece and an indestructible floating flame. Even though a book-holding ghost also appears in level five, he can't do any damage to Harry normally, and is only here to bounce off the ball.

Each stage ends with a boss - possibly based on professor Quirrel and Voldemort - who has two faces and is constanly walking backwards. Strangely, his death animation always has him fall right down into water, even if it doesn't make sense from the stage's design.

The first segment of stage five, At School, features a volleyball minigame, in which Harry plays against an old lady, and either takes damage by letting the ball into his goal, or does damage to the lady if it gets into her goal.

Trivia

HarryPotterTWCover

Taiwanese cover of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

  • The title screen is directly based on the Taiwanese cover of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. This was later edited slightly for the English version.
  • The demos do not use Harry's jumping or hitting sounds, yet everything else is in place. This is due to the fact that sounds are played differently from Harry's actions. Also, the demos seem strange since Harry is seen kicking and jumping at random while also getting hit by the enemies due to the fact that the AI was not modified from Titenic.
  • The upper right-hand corner of the HUD normally displays "Harry Potter", though some multicarts change the text to "Harry's Legend". In the ROM, there are unused tiles for the HUD that have "BO". This could have been for his name (Harry Botter), either to avoid copyright infringement, or simply a mistake, as his name is 哈利波特 (Ha Li Bo Te) in Chinese. The Game Genie code XIYXOX will replace Harry Potter's name with "Harry Botter".
  • On level two, it is possible to knock Voldemort himself into the water, just like the large man boss in Titenic. However, if you jump on the ice platform and let Voldemort fall in, you will also fall into the water as well, as Harry jumps up and down (the ice platform will not be under his feet after the first jump).
  • A title hack of this game, called "Hally Poter: Goblet of Fire", appears on some One Station cartridges. [4]
  • The 4-in-1 (FK23C8079) multicart has a variant of Harry's Legend where not only does the HUD replace "Harry Potter" with "Harry's Legend", but the level select is removed, and it plays an entirely different track when Voldemort appears.
  • The variation of Rose's theme, as heard in stage three, appears neither during Titenic's normal gameplay, nor in its' restored state, with all the cutscenes present.
  • Harry appears on the front of the BootlegGames Wiki.

Subpages

Harry's Legend Unused Stuff

Harry's Legend contains a bunch of unused stuff, many of it being leftovers from Titenic.

Gallery

References

  1. http://s4.zetaboards.com/PGC_Forums/single/?p=8120193&t=9613847
  2. http://web.archive.org/web/20050205212309/http://ababsoft.com/index.html
  3. https://tcrf.net/Titenic
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bE9sNQJ7SGA
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