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Old 18th February 2017, 01:40 AM
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Default Draw Distance N64 hacking

Has there every been a single draw distance hack for the N64?

I can only find the Legend of Zelda DD hacks and they break the game. ;(

How would a person even be able to find a cheat code for something like this?
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Old 20th February 2017, 02:02 AM
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Legend of Zelda, The - Ocarina of Time (U) (V1.2)

Extended Draw Distance GameShark Code:
81025050 0001

This Extended Draw Distance GS Code work on Enemies, NPC's, big boulders, small rocks, gravestones, standalone grass, signs, scarecrows and other objects. Sadly the code don't work on Link HD model, trees, bushes, butterflies, grouped grass and other objects. The good thing is that it does not breake nothing.

Super Mario 64 (U)

Extended Draw Distance GameShark Code:
812A459C 2400
812E53AC 2400
81309EF8 2400
81309F8C 1000
81383A70 2400
81383B38 2400
81383B50 2400
81385EF8 1000

This code don't work on everything, but is one step in the right direction.
Try it by yourself.
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Old 20th February 2017, 06:46 PM
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Odd,I just tested the Zelda code and made a tree far enough away to pop out of existence then enabled it to find the tree appear once again.
Unless you mean the left/right corners of the screen with a widescreen hack,actually due to the problem known as culling.

I used the tree near the Lon Lon Ranch section in Hyrule Field and looked at it from the wall near the Kakariko Village stairs.

I hugged the wall and stepped forward to align the camera and tested the default value (changes work in real-time on my end) and back to the code's value,this had the tree appearing when the code is in use and disappearing when the default 4608 value was set in the memory viewer.

I could hopefully attempt to find these now in a few other games.

Edit: Bushes are visible from extreme distances too,I keep running out of low ground and hills keep obscuring my view! LOL

Butterflies may be actor related sadly.

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Old 21st February 2017, 01:13 AM
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Had no such luck in finding any other draw distance mods in a basic search.

Its gonna take a large amount of value testing in hopes of finding it randomly in each game.
Maybe other games will at least be kind enough to have a different 46 value that causes the desired effect.
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Old 22nd February 2017, 01:29 AM
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The Mario code is a great find!


Thanks for sharing!

The only issue here is that items seem to disappear when they get close to the edges of the screen.. Culling fix for this game would make it play perfect!
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Old 28th February 2017, 02:45 AM
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Super Mario 64 (U)

16:9 Widescreen Render Fix GameShark Code
8127D55E 4740
8137A456 46C0

21:9 Widescreen Render Fix GameShark Code
8127D55E 4780
8137A456 4700

48:9 Widescreen Render Fix GameShark Code
8127D55E 47C0
8137A456 4740

*For these GameShark Codes, please use the option: Adjust in the Video plugin GLideN64.


Zoom Out Camera GameShark Code
8133C5A4 4267
8133C5A6 0000

*Zoom out the camera to equal the width of a 21:9 Aspect Ratio, using the option: Adjust in the Video plugin GLideN64 if you're in a 16:9 Screen.
For the first Address of the GameShark Code you can use Values between: 0000 - 42FF (Default: 4234)


Hold L Button To Unhide The HUD GameShark Code
8124B196 0000
8033B26B 0000
D033AFA1 0020
8033B26B 000F
D033AFA0 0004
8033B26B 00F0

*Hold D-Pad Down To Show Timer
*The HUD is always hidden

Testing is welcome!!!
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Thanks I will review these soon and add them to the archive.
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