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StepMania 5

About this section

Before StepMania, there were multiple simulators that recreated the rhythm game experience. This page serves as a landing ground for the ones we can find.


Special Thanks

I would like to thank the following people for helping find this information:

Sources of information will be included alongside the description for each item.


Dance With Intensity

Dance With Intensity (DWI) is a PC-based simulator of Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) by the Konami company.


Sources:

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
Dance With Intensity v1.00 12/14/2001 Available - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.01 12/16/2001 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.02 12/21/2001 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.03 12/22/2001 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.04 12/22/2001 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.05 12/26/2001 Available - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.10 12/31/2001 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.20 01/07/2002 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.25 01/13/2002 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.26 01/15/2002 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.27 01/19/2002 Available - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.50 02/03/2002 Available - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.51 02/08/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.60 03/05/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.61 04/05/2002 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.62 04/10/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.62.20 04/18/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.62.30 05/06/2002 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.65 05/26/2002 Full
Update Package
- - -
Dance With Intensity v1.65.50 06/07/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v1.70 06/17/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.00 07/22/2002 Available - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.00.30 07/25/2002 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.00.50 08/02/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.00.52 08/02/2002 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.01 08/11/2002 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.01.10 08/12/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.02 08/16/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.03 09/12/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.10 11/12/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.20.00 11/20/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.20.10 11/21/2002 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.20.30 11/30/2002 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.30 01/01/2003 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.30.01 01/03/2003 - - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.40 02/02/2003 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.41 02/15/2003 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.49 05/22/2003 Upgrade Package - - -
Dance With Intensity v2.50 08/14/2003 Full
Update Package
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Dance Dance Evolution 386

DDR Simulation program made for FM-TOWNS 386 computers.


Sources:

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
Dance Dance Evolution v1.00 01/05/1999 - - - -
Dance Dance Evolution v1.01 01/06/1999 - - - -
Dance Dance Evolution v1.10 01/09/1999 - - - -
Dance Dance Evolution v1.11 01/15/1999 - - - -
Dance Dance Evolution v1.12 01/21/1999 - - - -
Dance Dance Evolution v1.20 01/24/1999 - - - -
Dance Dance Evolution v1.21 02/06/1999 - - - -
Dance Dance Evolution v1.30 02/08/1999 - - - -
Dance Dance Evolution v1.31 02/11/1999 Available - - -

Dazzle Dazzle Realization

Seems to be the earliest known DDR-based simulator, initially worked on just a month after the initial release of DDR on arcades.


Sources:

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
Sulfur01 10/22/1998 - - - -
Sulfur02 10/27/1998 - - - -
Sulfur03 10/28/1998 - - - -
Sulfur04 10/29/1998 - - - -
Sulfur05 10/30/1998 - - - -
Sulfur06 11/02/1998 - - - -
Sulfur07 11/04/1998 - - - -
Sulfur07a 11/04/1998 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization α1 11/10/1998 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization α2 11/11/1998 - - - -
Sulfur07b 11/12/1998 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization α3 11/13/1998 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization α4 11/13/1998 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization β1 11/17/1998 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization β1a 12/10/1998 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization β1b 01/08/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization β2 01/11/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization β3 01/19/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization β3a 01/20/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization β4 (FinalBeta) 01/25/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization v1.00 02/27/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization v2.00 α1 02/28/1999 Available - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization v1.10 03/10/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization v1.20 04/19/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization 2ndMIX β1 06/18/1999 Available - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization Solo BASS MIX β1 09/09/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization Solo BASS MIX β2 09/14/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization Solo BASS MIX β3 09/22/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization Solo BASS MIX β3 - plus - 09/27/1999 - - - -
Dazzle Dazzle Realization Solo BASS MIX β3 - plus2 - 09/29/1999 - - - -

Diet Diet Revolution'99

Video Footage


Sources:

  • Diet Diet Revolution V2.3 User Manual
Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
ddr99v10 01/01/1999 - - - -
ddr99v11 01/08/1999 - - - -
ddr99v12 01/15/1999 - - - -
ddr99v12a 01/16/1999 - - - -
ddr99v13 01/22/1999 - - - -
ddr99v13a 01/25/1999 - - - -
ddr99v14 01/29/1999 - - - -
ddr99v15 02/05/1999 - - - -
ddr99v16 02/12/1999 Available - - -
ddr99v20 03/05/1999 - - - -
ddr99v21 03/12/1999 - - - -
ddr99v23 06/01/1999 Available - - -

Delight Delight Reduplication

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
DDR 0.36b 10/10/2021 Available - - -
DDR 0.50b3.1 10/10/2021 Available - - -
DDR 0.50b4.1 10/10/2021 Available - - -
DDR 0.50b4.2 10/10/2021 Available - - -
DDR 0.50b5 10/10/2021 Available - - Available

BM98


Sources:

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
BM98 v3.28 02/18/1999 Available - - -
BM98 v3.30 R4.2 02/18/1999 Available - - -

typemania

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
typemania v1.14 02/18/1999 Available - - -

nazobmplay

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
typemania v1.14 02/18/1999 Available - - -

beatarranger

Developed by EleGa in 2000. Seems to have been in development alongside working with DiGiX on DANCE PARANOiA.

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
beat arranger ver0.0 ? - - - -
beat arranger ver0.1 01/23/2000 - - - -
beat arranger ver0.1a 01/27/2000 - - - -
beat arranger ver0.1b 01/29/2000 - - - -
beat arranger ver0.1d 02/17/2000 - - - -
beat arranger ver0.1c 02/24/2000 - - - -
beat arranger ver0.2 03/07/2000 - - - -
beat arranger ver0.2a 03/28/2000 - - - -
beat arranger ver0.2b 05/20/2000 - - - -
beat arranger ver0.2c 06/10/2000 - - - -
beat arranger ver0.3 06/29/2000 Available - - -

BEAT魔にやり

A beatmania simulator made by Polygon Love International Office in 1998. It uses its own format to play charts. It doesn't come with an editor. The game was built in x86 assembly according to the support website.
A collection of songs are available here.


Sources:

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
Beat魔にやり Data help
(Writing chart guide)
11/12/1998 Help document - - -
Beat魔にやり本体 Ver1.10 11/15/1998 Available
(Update Package, needs 1.08 downloaded)
- - -
Beat魔にやり本体 Ver1.08 12/05/1998 Available - - -
Beat魔にやり本体 Ver2.50 03/10/1999 - - - -

DANCE PARANOiA

Developed by DiGiX in 1998. It runs its own charting format called DPR. There's no builds available of this game.


Sources:

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src

DANCE PARANOiA 2nd Mix

The successor/sequel to DANCE PARANOiA, it plays Solo files, and includes a built-in editor. We have no builds for this game, or screenshots apart from a single video available in niconico showcasing it.


Sources:

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
DANCE PARANOiA Version 2.00 ? - - - -
DANCE PARANOiA Version 2.10 ? - - - -
DANCE PARANOiA Version 2.21 ? - - - -
DANCE PARANOiA Version 2.20 ? - - - -
DANCE PARANOiA Version 2.30 ? - - - -
DANCE PARANOiA Version 2.31 ? - - - -
DANCE PARANOiA Version 2.32 ? - - - -

DDRPlay

Playback program that reads DDR-based MSD files.


Sources:

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
ddrplay 0.01 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.02 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.03 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.04 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.05 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.06 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.07 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.08 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.09 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.10 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.11 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.12 ? - - - -
ddrplay 0.13 02/02/2000 Available - - -

Beats Portable

A rhythm game that can run Stepmania files for Android. Developed by Philip Peng (keripo).

Name Date Windows Mac Linux Src
beats-1.7b ? - - Available -
beats-1.7.5b ? - - Available -
beats-1.7.4b ? - - Available -
beats-1.7.3b ? - - Available -
beats-1.7.2b ? - - Available -
beats-1.7.1b ? - - Available -
beats-1.6b ? - - Available -
beats-1.6.2b ? - - Available -
beats-1.6.2b-lenovomm ? - - Available -
beats-1.6.1b ? - - Available -
beats-1.5b ? - - Available -
beats-1.5.4b ? - - Available -
beats-1.5.3b ? - - Available -
beats-1.5.2b ? - - Available -
beats-1.5.1b2 ? - - Available -
beats-1.5.1b ? - - Available -
beats-1.4b ? - - Available -
beats-1.4.2b ? - - Available -
beats-1.4.1b ? - - Available -
beats-1.3b ? - - Available -
beats-1.2b ? - - Available -
beats-1.1b ? - - Available -
beats-1.0b ? - - Available -