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During our project, we encountered many interesting and sometimes related websites on the internet. We decided we wanted to share these with you, so therefore we made this page with links.
Apart from the links to pages that are more or less relevant to our project, we also inserted some links what we thought were nice to add. You can find these under the related links. If you have more suggestions for our links section, please let us know!
Pages somehow related to our project
- Best MSX game ever poll on MRC. Thanks to 190 of the 819 voters, SD Snatcher turns out to be the very best MSX game ever.
- BiFi's SD Snatcher page. The SD Snatcher page on the website of MSX user BiFi.
- Discussion about Pazos' SD Snatcher cartridge on MRC. Thread in Spanish about a cartridge developed by Manuel Pazos, in which the entire SD Snatcher game can be flashed. You can find some discussion about it in English right here. Photos of the demo version of Project Melancholia working on this cartridge can be found right here.
- Discussion about Project Melancholia on MRC. Right after we released the teaser website for Project Melancholia, we started this forum thread to let people know about the website (with permission from Robert) and to build suspense. It also contains some reactions to the presentation at Event Eleven.
- Discussion about SD Snatcher retranslation on MRC (2003). This thread from February 2003 is also about plans for a retranslation of SD Snatcher. As far as we know, nothing happened in the end.
- Discussion about SD Snatcher retranslation on MRC (2007). In 2007, plans were made again by some people to retranslate SD Snatcher. Rieks also pops up in this forum thread (Sama). Again, eventually nothing happened.
- Discussion about "Survival World" on MRC. This thread is about "Survival World", a hidden location in Syd Garden.
- Discussion about the Oasis version on MRC. This thread from August 2003 is a nice short read about the Oasis translation of SD Snatcher.
- Event Eleven photoshoot. A collection of photos taken during Event Eleven, also including photos of the presentation of Project Melancholia by Rieks and René.
- Giantbomb. On these pages, a nice summary of SD Snatcher can be found, including screen shots and information on the characters.
- Lunar IPS. The Lunar IPS program, which can be used to apply our patch, can be found on this website.
- Michiru Yamane interview. An interview with Konami game music composer Michiru Yamane, mainly known for her work for the Castlevania-series, but she was involved in SD Snatcher as well (see also this page on Wikipedia).
- Retro Gamer article. John Szczepaniak wrote a nice, informative article about fan translations, in which he also elaborates on the Oasis translation. It appears SD Snatcher was the very first game ever to be translated by fans.
- Project Melancholia on GameSetWatch. Short article in which our SD Snatcher retranslation is announced on GameSetWatch.
- Project Melancholia on MSX blue. Short article in which our SD Snatcher retranslation is announced on MSX blue.
- Project Melancholia announcement on MGN Forums. A forum topic in which the release of our patch is announced.
- Project Melancholia announcement on MSX Resource Center. Newspost at MSX Resource Center about the announcement of our SD Snatcher retranslation and the launch of this website.
- Project Melancholia announcement on The Snake Soup Forums. A forum topic in which the development of our patch is announced.
- Project Melancholia release information on MSX Resource Center. Newspost at MSX Resource Center about the announcement of our SD Snatcher retranslation and the launch of this website.
- Project Melancholia on MSX Resources. Short article in Portuguese in which our SD Snatcher retranslation is announced on MSX Resources.
- Project Melancholia on Romhacking. The demo version of our project is represented on this page on Romhacking.net as well.
- Project Melancholia presentation on Youtube. OeiOeiVogeltje recorded the first part of the presentation of Project Melancholia at Event Eleven with a smartphone. This is the result. We really appreciated the enthusiastic response from the audience, which you can hear in this video.
- Ramon Verlinden's SD Snatcher website. This site offers a lot of information on SD Snatcher. You can find all maps here, descriptions of the characters and enemies and much more.
- Rieks and Snatcher (1999). We found an e-mail conversation in the MSX mailing list, from June 1999. There were plans to make a translation of Snatcher by reprogramming everything and including the English translation in that. The project went nowhere and in the end, a real English translation of Snatcher for MSX was finished in 2003.
- Romhacking forumthread. The context is not really clear, but this is a short forum thread on romhacking.net about the first intro screen of SD Snatcher.
- Roushimsx on SD Snatcher. A short article on SD Snatcher, in which the author clearly states he would like to see a retranslation of SD Snatcher. We especially liked his sentence 'The game desperately needs a retranslation, but the likelihood of that ever happening is about as good as the MSX version of Snatcher having its script rewritten by a native english speaker'.
- SD Snatcher ACE. A newspost on MSX Resource Center about a (currently not yet finished) remake of SD Snatcher.
- SD Snatcher on Generation MSX. A description of SD Snatcher on Generation MSX.
- SD Snatcher box and manual art work. A website containing the art work of the original SD Snatcher box and manual.
- SD Snatcher save game editor. MSX user d-fader created a tool to tweak your SD Snatcher saved game data, for which he got inspiration after the announcement of our project.
- SD Snatcher on Wikipedia. A short article about SD Snatcher on Wikipedia.
- Snatcher English. On this website, you can find the 2003 translation of Snatcher, by i.a. Daniel Caetano and Takamichi Suzukawa.
- Snatcher on 1up.com. Nice article about Snatcher on 1up.com, also elaborating on SD Snatcher.
- Slowbeef's SD Snatcher playthrough. We really enjoyed reading this website. Slowbeef played through the Oasis translation of SD Snatcher (so it offered us a good tool to compare whenever we wanted as well), made screen shots and added, in our opinion very amusing, comments. "Wanna buy drugs?"
- Some loser who needs a kick in the ass. Found this while browsing for reports on our translation. Some guy who can't read yet still wants our translation - for free. And he begs for it :P.
- Survival World on The Cutting Room Floor. A page about the hidden map Survival World in (the Japanese version of) SD Snatcher.
- Vampier's SD Snatcher playthrough. Vampier played through the Oasis translation of SD Snatcher and made a series of high quality Youtube videos of it. It's nice if you want to see what the Oasis version looked like again.
- Moshi Moshi. The Japanese translation agency René and Rieks established.
- MSX Resource Center. The biggest MSX community website in the world.
- MSX Translations. The website about the MSX translations Max did together with Tsunami.
- Twisted Reality. Robert's website. Robert gave me some tips on the layout of this website.