Author Topic: Dodonpachi Saidaioujou exA Label [exA-Arcadia, Summer 2020]  (Read 189 times)

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Re: Dodonpachi Saidaioujou exA Label [exA-Arcadia, 2020]
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2020, 11:11:21 PM »
Press release:

https://exa.ac/en/2020/03/19/dodonpachisdoj-exalabel/?v=0f177369a3b7

They mention "new game modes", but no specifics yet. Release is Summer 2020. It is licensed by exA, so it seems CAVE are not the ones doing the porting/arranging.
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Re: Dodonpachi Saidaioujou exA Label [exA-Arcadia, Summer 2020]
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2020, 11:15:28 PM »
Press release from CAVE about it (in Japanese):

https://www.cave.co.jp/jp/6920/

Nothing new in this compared to the English press release.
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Re: Dodonpachi Saidaioujou exA Label [exA-Arcadia, Summer 2020]
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2020, 11:33:58 PM »
To commemorate this announcement CAVE are selling a pdf version of the SDOJ book included in the X360 LE release for 1800 yen:

https://caveonlineshop.booth.pm/items/1912212

I have the large hardcover version of this book included in the "Super Limited Edition", and it is a beautiful volume, complete with lots of artwork and in-depth interviews with the people who made the game.
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Re: Dodonpachi Saidaioujou exA Label [exA-Arcadia, Summer 2020]
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2020, 10:35:20 AM »
It's hard to speculate who is left making arcade games at Cave so I guess it makes sense for the Exa team to step in with a lot of the technical aspects and those now deleted "leaks" suggest they're putting the effort in. I'm sure it'll be IKD by design.

To commemorate this announcement CAVE are selling a pdf version of the SDOJ book included in the X360 LE release for 1800 yen:
Hard times! I hope arcades bounce back from COVID and this does well for them.

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Re: Dodonpachi Saidaioujou exA Label [exA-Arcadia, Summer 2020]
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2020, 03:04:09 PM »
I doubt IKD is involved in the design or programming, I think if he were exA would make a big deal out of that in their marketing. This sounds like a Dodonpachi II licensing deal. Both Ikeda and Yagawa still work at CAVE, btw, though I don't know if any of the other programmers are still there (I doubt it).
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Re: Dodonpachi Saidaioujou exA Label [exA-Arcadia, Summer 2020]
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2020, 04:13:38 PM »
Good news, this port will have just 2 frames of input lag (same as the original CAVE PCB), compared to the 4-5 frames on the X360 port:

https://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=61966&start=483
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Re: Dodonpachi Saidaioujou exA Label [exA-Arcadia, Summer 2020]
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2020, 09:01:59 AM »
To commemorate this announcement CAVE are selling a pdf version of the SDOJ book included in the X360 LE release for 1800 yen

I had seen this and DFK had PDFs on sale.  ¥‎1,800 isn't too bad, but ¥‎3,500 for DFK seems *awfully* pricey for a download. 

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Re: Dodonpachi Saidaioujou exA Label [exA-Arcadia, Summer 2020]
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2020, 08:25:13 PM »
Interested to see what this ends up being.