Super Metroid: YPR
Release date: Jul 07, 2013
Author: YP
Download: Version 1.02 [UH] (943 downloads)
Genre: Unknown [?]
Game: SM
Difficulty: Unknown [?]
Average runtime: 5:10
Average collection: 81%
Rating: Star Star Star Star Star
(roughly translated)

This is a half hack of Super Metroid
- Use a headerless ROM to patch the hack

- difficulty
Chelmsford Choi
(Clear without killing boss Birdman image other than the first, the middle boss) NBMB possible (?!?The bomb Torizo is the only mandatory boss?!?)

- Required techniques
Wall jump
Short charge (Take a step before holding the run button to Speedboost faster)
Shine Spark

* to submit a request for more advanced techniques when it comes to all the items recovered. (?!?)

- Item recovery
100% + a? (100% is possible, maybe even 101%?)

- a known bug
The map is broken.
Minor bug, does not impede the rest of the game

- Special Thanks
Skirt Box

- Used patches
Message Box v1 by Kejardon
EndgameBTS by squishy_ichigo
Screenshot Screenshot
Ratings and Reviews
By Vismund Cygnus on Apr 20, 2015 (Star Star Star Star Star )
No completion stats.
YPR had a lot of really cool ideas. It's a shame that the whole thing was a pile of absolute garbage.
I'd almost give it 2 stars because of the Gold Torizo fight, but I just can't bring myself to do so.
By crimsonsunbird on Apr 22, 2015 (Star Star Star Star Star )
54% in 3:23
By Jefe962 on Apr 25, 2015 (Star Star Star Star Star )
No completion stats.
It had nice ideas which bring up the rating to 2 orbs, but on a whole, it just sucked.
If I wanted to die, I wouldn't let this hack do it for me.
By MetroidMst on May 09, 2015 (Star Star Star Star Star )
78% in 4:43
Okay, so this hack has some pretty interesting things, but it feels like one of the worst experiences I had while playing a hack. Why? I don't think I can explain it very well. The hack has some neat ideas, and the best Gold Torizo fight ever, but the sad fact is that these are covered by a bunch of terrible and bland stuff that they don't stand a chance at redeeming the hack.

I would seriously suggest skipping this hack. I can't recommend this to anyone.

My playlist:
By GoldenTorizo on Oct 09, 2015 (Star Star Star Star Star )
No completion stats.
Well... at least it's better than the Cristener Homenag hacks. That's about it. Nothing much to say about this hack.
By Aran;Jaeger on Dec 08, 2016 (Star Star Star Star Star )
100% in 5:26
No animals to be saved.
By Pixel_Tiger on Jul 05, 2017 (Star Star Star Star Star )
89% in 8:53
I have no clue why this hack has such bad reviews... to be honest: IT WAS AWESOME!

I really liked how he re-did original rooms with his own personal style. The items were very well hidden and some required to think out of the box which made it even MORE interesting! Enemies are totally fine, no super one-shot dmg or crazy stuff like that. Boss fights were interesting, too. (Finding easter-eggs was a very nice touch)

I guess other people just weren't skilled enough or up for it to finish it at all which makes me sad :(

If I really have to complain about something, then it's these TWO things:
1st: That Botwoon fight is garbage times 10
2nd: The fight against Ridley is hard as fuck without using and emulator related things like slow down etc. (Personally, I think even with 3/4 or 2/3 of his dmg, he would be very hard to beat for most players already! Either NERF his HP or is DMG output just a tiny bit to be a bit more reasonable!)

I had to go back and look for MORE SUPERS, E-Tanks and Reserve to be able to withstand his dmg output... just to give you an example: I had 200 Missiles, 9 E-tanks, 1 Reserve, 30 Supers and 40 bombs and couldn't beat him! After going back I got 200 Missiles, 13 E-Tanks, 3 Reserve, 40 Supers and 40 bombs and still... very hard fight, but I beat him in the end after like... 10 tries: (I savestated before entering his lair just to save time going all the way back to it)

But... the feeling after beating him .. that RELIEF... just pure adrenalin!

In conclusion: 4/5 would play again!
By Sapphron on Jul 23, 2019 (Star Star Star Star Star )
89% in 4:15
This hack did (almost)everything right for me. The palettes + foreground effects were beautiful. Tiling made it seem like a much older hack but it did it well. Some puzzles were genius and I felt really smart figuring them out. Shinespark was slowed down too, which I am indifferent on. There's pixel art in a few different areas of different game characters, they look really well done. The boss rush at the end of the hack was quite interesting and definitely a new experience, not one I've seen before.
One thing I did not like was how the path to Phantoon was laid out. Your answer is in a wall somewhere and I felt that the surrounding area wasn't a very good way to indicate where you had to go.
Overall, I really enjoyed the eccentricity of this hack and I definitely recommend this to other people.
(I'm not sure why some people rated it so lowly, it's an amazing halfhack)
By Multi-Man on Oct 22, 2019 (Star Star Star Star Star )
No completion stats.
YPR is a pretty fun hack, I especially loved the new bosses it created.

However the Croc and Botwoon fights were bullcrap so I lowered it to 4 orbs.
By Syphon on Dec 13, 2019 (Star Star Star Star Star )
76% in 4:23
I didn't really enjoy this hack much. It had some interesting ideas but many rooms were really badly designed. Brinstar and Norfair in particular had a couple really dumb rooms.

It wasn't really clear where I had to go after getting Grapple. I did a couple heatruns and gate glitches to get Varia and Speed Booster. Not sure if that was intended.

The item locations were quite interesting but Space Jump requires you to do a speedball that I would almost consider too hard for most. It's seemingly not required but fighting Ridley without it is even more bullshit than it already is. The fight would have been bearable if it didn't have spikes hanging around in mid-air and in the acid. That coupled with his damage output was absurd.

Crocomire is definitely a low point of this hack. Absolutely stupid.

The palettes were so so. I found many of them quite bad looking.

There was a mini-boss rush which was neat.
The ending was abrupt which was disappointing.

Judging by the divisive ratings this seems to be a hack you either love or hate.
It's probably worth a try if you like halfhacks. Otherwise stay away.

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