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There are often letters in the name of ROM titles. Does anyone have a guide as to what they mean? Cheers.

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I think they mean from where they are

 

j=japan

g= german

u=usa

e=europe

i=Italy (?)

 

And I guess some more

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I think they mean from where they are

 

j=japan

g= german

u=usa

e=europe

i=Italy (?)

 

And I guess some more

That is what I had assumed, but with the varios punctuation as well - (!) or (?) - I thought I would make sure.

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Credits From Edgeemu.com

 

Standard Codes:

[a] - Alternate

- Bad Dump

[bF] - Bung Fix

[c] - Cracked

[f] - Other Fix

[h] - Hack

[o] - Overdump

[p] - Pirate

[t] - Trained

[T] - Translation

(Unl) - Unlicensed

[x] - Bad Checksum

ZZZ_ - Unclassified

[!] - Verified Good Dump

(???k) - ROM Size Special Codes:

[C] - Color GameBoy

- Super GameBoy

(M#) - Multilanguage (# of Languages)

[M] - Mono Only (NeoGeo Pocket)

(PC10) - PlayChoice 10 (NES)

(1) - Japan (Genesis)

(4) - USA (Genesis)

(5) - NTSC Only (Genesis)

(8) - PAL Only (Genesis)

(BS) - BS ROMS (SNES)

(ST) - Sufami Turbo (SNES)

(NP) - Nintendo Power (SNES)

(Adam) - ADAM Version (Coleco)

(PAL) - PAL Video Country Codes:

(A) - Australian

© - Chinese

(E) - Europe

(F) - French

(FN) - Finland

(G) - German

(GR) - Greece

(HK) - Hong Kong

(I) - Italian

(J) - Japan

(K) - Korean

(NL) - Dutch

(PD) - Public Domain

(S) - Spanish

(SW) - Sweden

(U) - USA

(UK) - England

(Unk) - Unknown Country

(-) - Unknown Country

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Credits From Edgeemu.com

 

Standard Codes:

[a] - Alternate

- Bad Dump

[bF] - Bung Fix

[c] - Cracked

[f] - Other Fix

[h] - Hack

[o] - Overdump

[p] - Pirate

[t] - Trained

[T] - Translation

(Unl) - Unlicensed

[x] - Bad Checksum

ZZZ_ - Unclassified

[!] - Verified Good Dump

(???k) - ROM Size Special Codes:

[C] - Color GameBoy

- Super GameBoy

(M#) - Multilanguage (# of Languages)

[M] - Mono Only (NeoGeo Pocket)

(PC10) - PlayChoice 10 (NES)

(1) - Japan (Genesis)

(4) - USA (Genesis)

(5) - NTSC Only (Genesis)

(:D - PAL Only (Genesis)

(BS) - BS ROMS (SNES)

(ST) - Sufami Turbo (SNES)

(NP) - Nintendo Power (SNES)

(Adam) - ADAM Version (Coleco)

(PAL) - PAL Video Country Codes:

(A) - Australian

© - Chinese

(E) - Europe

(F) - French

(FN) - Finland

(G) - German

(GR) - Greece

(HK) - Hong Kong

(I) - Italian

(J) - Japan

(K) - Korean

(NL) - Dutch

(PD) - Public Domain

(S) - Spanish

(SW) - Sweden

(U) - USA

(UK) - England

(Unk) - Unknown Country

(-) - Unknown Country

 

I am going to make a new thread in the Request a Rom Section and sticky it. Thats a dang good thing to have. :wink:

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