MUGEN – Create Your Own Crossover Fighting Game Review

What is Mugen fighting game engine?

How you ever wonder if you characters from anime, gaming, cartoons and movies crossover? MUGEN is the software for fighting game fans. MUGEN is a 2D fighting game engine created by Elecbtye. This engine allows creators to make and rip stages, characters, and srceenpacks from other games. History of MUGEN started off in 1999 as beta. Beta version work on MS-DOS, Mac and Linux operation systems. MUGEN creator Elecbtye forgotten what the engine stand for, mugen in Japanese means unlimited. Elecbtye seek donations to obtain a windows version of MUGEN.

Elecbtye release a private WinMUGEN beta containing limit of two characters and locked game modes.  This new version of WinMUGEN features music plugins and SFF files to show palettes. CNS scripts for controllers and changes to DOS patches to downgrade characters to be compatible. In 2007 hacked WinMUGEN add third-party for hires stages and select screens. Low and hi res stages are compatible in new version of WinMUGEN.

What MUGEN have to offer?

Same year Elecbtye return to release a fixed WinMUGEN. version and stated “”Do not expect old characters to work”. In 2009, Elecbtye update their website and announced a new version of M.U.G.E.N. called MUGEN 1.0. MUGEN 1.0 features victory screens, language localization and HD resolution. In 2013 Elecbtye was on hiatus and a leaked copy of MUGEN 1.1 alpha 4 emerged. 1.1 featured zoom stages and fixed bugs.   Single, Simul and Turns (Kof style depending on number of characters 2 to 4). There is 7 button layout  creators can choose to have 6 or four button characters. Users can customize characters, stages, screenpacks and etc from other media.

Spider Man could became faster and Mickey Mouse can have a playstyle of Marvel Vs Capcom. Speaking of popular games in the MUGEN community there are some passionate people. Forums such as Mugen Guild Forum, Infinity Mugen Team and many others show off their creativity. Fans and other creators provided feedback to improve on their content. If you are new to MUGEN there are tutorials on YouTube to check out. There are YouTube Channels they’re dedicated to MUGEN such as MugenLord. MUGEN is on Twitch and Salty Bet is a streamer where viewers can bet on mugen characters in CPU matches. That goes for stages, lifebars and screenpacks. Make your own crossover fighter today and check out M.U.G.R.N for yourself.

Source: Unofficial-Winmugen.


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