Back to Stone (Prototype)

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Back to Stone (Prototype)
Build name N/A
Dump status Released, redump needed
Released by Hidden Palace
File release date January 1, 2022
Origin EPROM cartrdige
Labels N/A
Game Back to Stone
System Game Boy Advance
Genre Action
Final build JP Unreleased
EU Nov 6, 2006
US Nov 7, 2006
Release date JP Unreleased
EU Jul 10, 2007
US Dec 15, 2006
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A prototype of Back to Stone for the Game Boy Advance.

Notes

  • Early prototype.
  • Game boots to rotating colors. After several seconds, the game boots into the language selector like the final European version.
  • Language selector is different. In this build, the game includes the Deutsch language which was removed from the list and defaults to the French option. The background is black in this build while the final uses a white background instead, utilizing a different font for the menu itself.
  • Missing health and safety screen, missing Graffiti Entertainment trademark screen. Boots right to the title screen.
  • Slightly different title screen. Title screen has a press start button while the final build boots to a small main menu on the title screen.
  • Opening cutscene is missing.
  • Pressing starts loads up a save selector.
  • Missing prisoners at the beginning of the level.
  • Pressing SELECT brings up a debugger.
  • Game crashes after the first room.

Screenshots


Files

File Type Date Size Comment SHA-1
Back to Stone (Prototype).gba ROM file 2019-12-26 20:32:04 4 MB ROM file. db8ff75f9bb1cf4afcc9c23f4f6a5adb93a900df

Acknowledgments

Special thanks to Frank Cifaldi at the Video Game History Foundation and the anonymous donor for this part of the lot! A huge thanks to ehw for researching this prototype!

See also