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FAQ by JTKauffman
Version: 0.99 | Updated: 11/25/99
________ | | ___ |_ | / \ | | | | D J | | \___/ ______ | | / \ | | ________ / S Y\| D| R| O | M E / /\ | | |_ | |_ |_ |_ |_ |_ |_ | | | | | | \ \/ | |__ | | \ /| | | | \______/ |_______| | | | | | | B E A T M A N I A |\__/ | [ G B ] | / faq | / \_____/ ver.0.99 .251099 DJ Syndrome: Beatmania [GB] FAQ by J.T.Kauffman ver.0.99 25nov99 Contents:___________________________________________________ 0.01: Intro 0.02: Stage Flow 0.03: Hidden Songs 0.04: Song List 0.05: Outro _____Versions: _____Legal: _____Sources: _____Contact: 0.01: Intro_________________________________________________ 'DJ Syndrome' is the main tagline of the marketing campaign for Beatmania 4th Mix ~The Beat Goes On~. It's also now a series of guides to Beatmania, Dance Dance Revolution and the rest of the BEMANI series of rhythm games by Konami. While not comprehensive, it should begin to answer some of the questions that you might have about the games. Please note that this FAQ only covers the GameBoy(Color) release of Beatmania GB. For a more comprehensive look at Beatmania and the rest of the BEMANI series, including things like Soundtracks (audio CDs), strategy guides, portable LCD games (like Beatmania Pocket), and much much more, please check out my longer work titled DJ Syndrome: The BEMANI Series FAQ. All of the information contained in this FAQ is also available in the longer, more comprehensive work titled "DJ Syndrome: The BEMANI Series FAQ". This document is merely a scaled down version that only pertains to the GameBoy(Color) release Beatmania GB (sequels, Playstation, WonderSwan, and arcade releases are _not_ covered, nor is Beatmania GB2). This is my final planned release for this FAQ. Please see my BEMANI series FAQ (the Compendium at gamefaqs.com) for more up-to-date BEMANI/Beatmania info. Title: Beatmania GB System: GameBoy Color/GameBoy Intro: The first Beatmania for a portable system, the GameBoy version, which is compatable with all existing GameBoy systems, features songs from the 2nd and 3rd Arcade mixes, as well as a few originals. This is the first home title to include a feature that keeps track of how many greats/good you score in a row (this first appeared in Beatmania in 4th Mix in the arcades). Also, a first in the Beatmania releases, a password system is included to open up the hidden songs in Free mode. 0.02: Stage Flow___________________________________________ __Stage Flow: Arcade:Normal: Stage 1:-----Stage 2:-----Stage 3:-----Stage 4: break-bts techno j-dance pop konamix funk dj battle bossa groove minimal techno bigbeatmix* eurobeat* Arcade:Expert: Stage 1:-----Stage 2:-----Stage 3:-----Stage 4:-----Stage 5: coming later... GB-Mix: Stage 1:-----Stage 2:-----Stage 3:-----Stage 4:-----Stage 5: reggae jazz rakuga kids latin classic 1 Stage 6:-----Stage 7:-----Stage 8:-----Stage 9:-----Stage 10: classic 2 country disco* e.n.k.* classic 3 (*hidden song) 0.03: Hidden Songs_________________________________________ In order to get: score at least: in this (or one of these) genre(s): Arcade Mode: bigbeatmix 70,000 any Stage 2 genre eurobeat 80,000 any Stage 3 genre GB-Mix Mode: disco 75,000 country e.n.k. 75,000 disco classic 3 75,000 e.n.k. __Passwords: REMIX opens up bigbeatmix in 'free' mode GENERATION opens up eurobeat in 'free' mode FEVER opens up disco in 'free' mode VISUAL opens up bigbeatmix and eurobeat in 'free' mode SENSE opens up disco and bigbeatmix in 'free' mode WORLD opens up disco and eurobeat in 'free' mode ALLEGRO opens up bigbeatmix, eurobeat, and disco in 'free' mode MOTHER opens up disco and e.n.k. in 'free' mode PASSION opens up disco, e.n.k., and bigbeatmix in 'free' mode NOISY opens up disco, e.n.k., and eurobeat in 'free' mode RELAXATION opens up disco, e.n.k., and classic3 in 'free' mode ALTERNA opens up disco, e.n.k., eurobeat, and bigbeatmix in 'free' mode SILENT opens up disco, e.n.k., classic3, and bigbeatmix in 'free' mode MOONLIGHT opens up disco, e.n.k., classic3, and eurobeat in 'free' mode KOBEBEEF opens up disco, e.n.k., classic3, eurobeat, and bigbeatmix in 'free' mode BEATMANIA only DJ Battle in 'free' mode KONAMI only DJ Battle in 'free' mode KCEK only DJ Battle in 'free' mode UUDDLRLRBA opens up all songs in 'free' mode (opens up disco, e.n.k., classic3, eurobeat, bigbeatmix, and dj battle in 'free' mode) --note: the BEATMANIA, KONAMI, and KCEK codes don't erase the songs that you've already opened - they're just not accessable - only the DJ Battle is (which usually isn't accessable...) 0.04: Song List____________________________________________ [note: if multiple BPMs are listed, then it starts at the first number, then changes to the next number, then the next, etc. The first number in the Notes category is the number in notes in 1P mode, and the second number is for 2P mode. If there is a dash instead of a number, then the song is not available in that mode.] Song Title Artist Genre Diff. BPM Notes 2 gorgeous 4 U * break-bts * 150 80 cat song * funk * 127 155 ~theme of upa overdoser (romo * techno *** 132 155 mix) believe again * j-dance pop *** 130 209 papayapa bossa * bossa groove ** 143 134 metalgear solid * bigbeatmix *** 140 191 ~main theme Salamander Beat * konamix **** 134 153 Crush mix overdoser (driving * minimal techno **** 138 331 dub mix) luv to me * eurobeat ***** 164 272 It's your funky * reggae * 60 147 life! kiiroi kabin * jazz ** 128 187 theme of rakuga * rakuga kids ** 140 183 kids Feel the Beat! * latin *** 110 244 Amadeus Mania * classic 1 *** 120 226 The Nutcracker * classic 2 *** 140 209 Suite Cow Boy Star * country **** 140 158 mirrorball * disco ** 140 226 okkasan no uta * e.n.k. ***** 93 178 suite no.3 air * classic 3 * 68 60 dj battle * dj battle * 93 58 [notes: In Beatmania GB, no artists are listed in the game itself, and there is no song list in the instruction book. Also, in DJ Battle, the number of stars is listed as one, but instead of saying 'EASY' under the record like it should, it says '????'.] 0.05: Outro________________________________________________ _____Versions: v.0.99 25nov99: final release added all missing info except the Expert Stage Flow. v.0.87 06sept99: still technically pre-release Cut and pasted info on BMgb from my BEMANI Series FAQ to create this document, which deals only with BMgb. _____Trademark/Copyright Info: Beatmania, BEMANI, Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Freaks, Pop'n'Music, Drummania, Dance!Dance!Dance!, GooGooSoundy, and all versions/mixes are copyright/trademarked by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan. All other copyrights are properties of their respective owners. This document is copyright J.T.Kauffman 1999 and cannot be reproduced for profit in any form. It can be freely distributed over the internet as long as it is unaltered and is only distributed on free (i.e. non- subscription) sites. If you do choose to post this document on your site, please email me to let me know. _____Sources: Beatmania Consumer all Guide _____Contact: J.T.Kauffman email@example.com since 06sept99 Shibata, Japan jtk.