Thanks to ChronoMoogle for pushing me to update AGAIN. Also for the actual 8M Pack ROM in question! We got an innnnnteresting thing here.
Here, we have a “Bakusho Mondai no Totsugeki! Star Pirates” ROM.
So, this ROM… it’s likely to be a bit of a mystery for some time. But that said, first thing to note: We got our first Satellaview quiz show ROM. It’s not Satella-Q, however. This seems… much more strange.
The ROM recording up above gives you an idea how it plays, although there are no button inputs in the video, but I assume most of the content is shown anyway.
Without a translation, it’s hard to tell if there’s any context you can get for the quiz questions within the base game – if it’s like Satella-Q, probably NOT!
Furthermore, it is difficult to even tell what EPISODE it is.
Let’s take a look at this Japanese Satellaviewiki for reference.
1997年06月22日 ～ 1997年06月28日
1997年07月27日 ～ 1997年08月02日
1997年08月31日 ～ 1997年09月06日
1997年09月21日 ～ 1997年09月27日
If we go by these dates, and compare with the header date in the ROM, which is 8/25, then… Maybe it’s episode 2? I don’t know! The header does not specify the episode title, much to my frustration!
BTW, since I didn’t get the time to ask bluesun to look this up, here’s a Google Translate of that same page’s description of the program, with some edits by myself to add clarity:
A sound link game consisting of a quiz format. [The Plot is] that [Bakusho Mondai] rides the [apparently problematic] space ship Star Pirates […] and collects hidden treasures scattered in the universe. Every time the spaceship breaks down, landing on a planet somewhere, the planet there will somehow challenge the [player with a] quiz [verbally spoken and pre-scripted]. Radio broadcasts are broadcast the same every day for the week.
IF ANYONE CAN SUPPLY ANY FURTHER INFORMATION ON THIS PROGRAM, PLEASE LET ME KNOW.
(Also, don’t forget to check prior posts on Bakusho Mondai programs.)
爆笑問題の突撃！ スター パイレーツ 8/25 | Bakusho Mondai no Totsugeki! Star Pirates 8/25 (Satellaview) ROM Download
I personally suggest using SNESGT to boot this emulator – and set the game clock to around 3 minutes into the hour or earlier so as to not accidentally skip content.