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Original Thread: CORRUPTION

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Introduction



So there's this program called The Vinesauce ROM Corruptor. You might've heard of it from videos like that one.
To keep it short and simple, this thing lets you write bytes into ROMs, or move them around, or erase them altogether, making the games go nuts in the process. I'm here to do just that and hopefully you'll enjoy watching the results.

Consider this a megathread. If you have something to show for, go for it. Just use some common decency and keep it up to a certain standard. Considering that, here's a little Vinesauce video tutorial I made. What I forgot to say in this, the "Corrupt Every _th Byte" bit is probably the most important. The lower it is, the more likely you are to get crazy corruptions, and the higher it is, the less likely the game is to crash. For N64 stuff see The Vinesauce N64 Corruption Guide.

The world doesn't end with Vinesauce though.


Zamujasa posted:

If you have FCEUX you can use some scripts for real-time memory corruption.

This one has a few buttons:

A: Corrupt a random byte of RAM every frame while held down
S: Change a random byte of RAM by +/- 1
Q: Corrupt the extra RAM/SRAM some carts have
Z: Rewind


Zamujasa posted:

Here are some videos that were created with the RAM-based corruption tool:

Duck Tales's sound engine getting clobbered and singing the title theme in a drunken way:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-tWVtTq154

About an hour of random SMB3 corruption, with a lot of dead air (it was streamed live):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NayAluaDFPc

There's also one that corrupts the ROM itself as you play it, but I don't know if it's online anywhere yet:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeBJjmscxpQ (I don't know if this is a video it's used in, but his streams sometimes use it)

There are a lot of options and styles out there that can produce radically different results

"Corrupting" the CPU (basically, making the CPU not work as intended)

It can create some... interesting effects. You have to actually hack at the emulator's source for this, though, so it's a bit involved.


Click the pictures for videos

Super Street Fighter 2 (Corruption Stream 1/3)


F-Zero (Corruption Stream 2/3)


SNES grab bag (Corruption Stream 3/3)


Rival Turf


Mickey's Magical Quest










Super Mario All-Stars


Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3


Super Metroid


Super Mario World


SNES grab bag 2


Journey to Silius


SNES grab bag 3


Kirby's Adventure


Super Mario Bros. 3


Faxanadu


sorry about my yard

1 2 3 4 Bonus

A short Mega Man 3 Remix


Super Mario Land


v Streams v

Mega Man 3 with Dyslexiactic, Xarlaxas, I am the M00N and Chives

Full thing's here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKThIYTl9bI

Track & Field with Heavy Sigh, Dithiannim and Maswastaken


Super Mario 64 with Maswastaken and Dithiannim


Kirby's Adventure with Xarlaxas, Maswastaken, Dithiannim, Dyslexiactic and Heavy Sigh

Full thing's here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnHw2ck3Nuc

Mario Kart with I am the M00N, DrGreatJob, Xarlaxas and ElTipejoLoco

Full thing's here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uua_wgTiXW8

The Legend of Zelda - Part 1 with Dithiannim, Maswastaken & Xarlaxas


The Legend of Zelda - Part 2 with Dithiannim, Maswastaken & Xarlaxas


The Legend of Zelda - Part 3 with Dithiannim, Maswastaken & Xarlaxas


The Legend of Zelda - Part 4 with Dithiannim, Maswastaken & Xarlaxas


Super Mario World with ElTipejoLoco, Xarlaxas, Maswastaken, Heavy Sigh and KingEffingFrost

Full thing's here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfvdMqe698M

Star Fox with Xarlaxas, Maswastaken, DrGreatJob and Heavy Sigh


Donkey Kong Country with Xarlaxas, ElTipejoLoco and DrGreatJob


Defender of the Crown with Xarlaxas, Maswastaken and a little bit of Dithiannim

1 2 3 4 5 Bonus

Super Mario World with Xarlaxas, Heavy Sigh, Maswastaken, DrGreatJob and I am the M00N

1 2 3 4

NES grab bag with the same guys

1 2 3

Mega Man 2 with mas


That's it folks!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05r2DPKBuCE

A bunch of stuff by a whole lot of people

Mega Man X by Reive


Let's Try: "Tetris" by Habermann

RSCNyx with Mega Man 1


Power Blade by BB2K


Indiana Jones' Greatest Adventure by Combat Lobster


Super Metroid by AHungryRobot


Sunset Riders by Northan


Killer Instinct by Dyslexiactic


Power Blade 2 by BB2K


Super Metroid by KingEffingFrost


Final Fantasy V by ok Amazing

Subtitle commentary - No subtitles

Kuru Kuru Kururin by Robust Laser


Super Mario Bros. by Dex01
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzAX79d3Uro

Mike Tyson's Punch Out by RSCNyx


Super Mario Bros. 3 by Dex01
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tFK9lv8aX8

Some Super Mario Bros. by Cheez
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bNx8eW7I5I

Little Samson by Lizard Wizard


A bunch of stuff without commentary

Super Mario Bros. and Ninja Gaiden by Reive
http://www.youtube.de/watch?v=h6XWwOlV7j0
http://www.youtube.de/watch?v=XRe247URj6g

Yoshi's Island and Kirby Super Star by Time Traveller
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihNsxnKTjBg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1JdABE_0eo

Fenrax with Mega Man X
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWmoMq-2xuU
http://youtu.be/_iD2XsXtJjg
http://youtu.be/HizzBEhC9ZA

Lost Vikings by Combat Lobster


Mega Man 5 by Robust Laser
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTM_WpF0OYM

Donkey Kong Country by AHungryRobot
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWQe...eature=youtu.be

RC Pro AM by homphgomph


Metroid by Your Computer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKjR_SerSjA

Mario Bros. 2 by Your Computer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wY9AZ0h9rh4

Zelda 2: Link's Adventure by Your Computer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxzev4CXCY8

Nightmare on Elm Street by widespread
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJ4HygrE20s

Capcom stuff by Jazzbone


More Nightmare on Elm Street by widespread
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hbvnOXrISc

Super Mario Bros. 2 by Ropnoic
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLkAMD2Ktqg

Pokemon Crystal by Carbon dioxide
http://youtu.be/vDwixCkqhxY

Earthbound Zero - The Audio-Visual Experience by NegativeElectron
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLek...ature=youtu.be/

The True Tetris Master by NegativeElectron
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV1ypFUcldo

Musics:
LOUD WARNINGLOUD WARNING


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