King of Fighters '97 Global Match practice mode

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Piccoro
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King of Fighters '97 Global Match practice mode

Post by Piccoro » Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:11 am

Hello.
I'm not sure if it was you guys that made KoF 97 Global Match, or if it was SNK. But if it was you guys, can you answer if you're planning to add a practice mode?

I have all your previous SNK ports, and I think this is the only one that doesn't have it.

Otherwise, this is a great port. Keep up the good work!

1030xxx
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Re: King of Fighters '97 Global Match practice mode

Post by 1030xxx » Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:50 am

Yes, hope they will add practice mode in the next update.

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CodeMystics
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Re: King of Fighters '97 Global Match practice mode

Post by CodeMystics » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:31 am

It was developed by us under the direction on SNK. We were hired to create an emulation of the original KOF97, and since it had no practice mode, the emulation doesn't either. We're aware other versions (such as PS1) did have a practice mode, but they weren't based on emulating the original ROMs as this version is. (SSVS had no practice mode in the AES version, but there was in the MVS version, which is how we managed to put it in there. You can tell because, there, the practice mode is censored while regular game play is not.)

We did feel the absence of practice mode, too, and contemplated trying to do something about it at our own expense, but being an emulation, the best we could come up with in the time we had available was basically the same as playing Vs. without anyone on the second player's controls, but you can already do that.

Piccoro
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Re: King of Fighters '97 Global Match practice mode

Post by Piccoro » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:41 am

Thank you for the reply!

I imagined it was because the original AES version didn't had practice mode.
No biggie. As you said, we can practice in VS. mode.

Game is excellent otherwise. Yesterday I played a few online matches, and if the Ping is under 100, the netcode is very smooth.

Thanks again! :D

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Re: King of Fighters '97 Global Match practice mode

Post by Joseph » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:02 pm

Hey code mystics I definetely need a training mode or an option to have full meter and life in the vs mode. I Really want to get into KOF and I saw this game as the perfect opportunity.


Also I see you are very nice with people around here and very helpful keep up the good work

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