beatmania 3rdMIX

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5-key beatmania arcade releases
beatmania arcade releases
beatmania - 2nd - 3rd - completeMIX
4th - 5th - completeMIX 2
6th - 7th - THE FINAL
ClubMIX - CORE REMIX - DREAMS COME TRUE
beatmania III arcade releases
beatmania III - APPEND CORE REMIX - APPEND 6th - APPEND 7th - THE FINAL

beatmania 3rdMIX

Release Information

  • Release date: September 28th, 1998

General Information / Changes

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  • First beatmania game to keep track of your combo count.
    • GOODs break your combo.
    • GREATs flash if you have more than 10 combo, but this gives no bonuses.
  • The score calculation in beatmania 3rdMIX is unique:
    • GOOD = 70,000 ÷ TotalNotes ÷ 5
    • GREAT (1-10) = 70,000 ÷ TotalNotes + 30,000 ÷ (45 + 10 × (TotalNotes - 10)) × (Combo - 1)
    • GREAT (11-more) = 70,000 ÷ TotalNotes + 30,000 ÷ (45 + 10 × (TotalNotes - 10)) × 10
  • Totals for each judgment are now displayed on the results screen after each song.
  • A grade screen identical to the EXPERT screen is now displayed after completing any mode.
  • NORMAL and EASY modes are now available. The two modes differ in which songs can be chosen and when.
  • Three new modifiers were introduced:
    • BATTLE, which allows two players to play the same exact chart, instead of a split chart as in regular versus mode.
    • MIRROR, which inverts the notechart (besides the scratches).
    • RANDOM, which randomizes the notechart of the song you're playing (besides the scratches).
  • First BEMANI game worked on by Gyo Eguchi (VJ GYO), who became the chief movie designer of beatmania IIDX a few months later, a position he still holds to this very day.
  • First BEMANI game released with the 1998-2003 KONAMI logo on the start-up screen.
    • However, older revisions of the game along with the cabinet itself still shows the 1986-1998 Italicized KONAMI logo.
  • beatmania 3rdMIX was released the same day as pop'n music, marking the first time two BEMANI games were released the same day in the arcades.
  • FREE ZONE was removed.

Staff Information

Full credits: beatmania 3rdMIX credits

Full Song List

New Songs

Since ANOTHER charts do not have separate ratings, they will be denoted with a check mark (✓).

Genre Song Artist BPM SP Difficulty DP Difficulty
Normal Hard Another Normal Hard Another
Default Songs
AMBIENT life goes on Quadra 125 1 1 - 1 1 -
SOUL find out nouvo nude 100 1 1 - 1 1 -
J-DANCE POP Believe again HYPER MEGA MIX dj nagureo featuring miryam 130 - 2 - - 2 -
HIPHOP s.d.z DJ mazinger featuring Muhammad 100 2 2 - 2 2 -
HOUSE wild I/O nouvo nude 130 3 3 - 3 3 -
BOSSA GROOVE La Bossanova de Fabienne
from beatmania APPEND YebisuMIX
staccato two-F 143 3 3 - 3 3 -
FUNKY JAZZ GROOVE Stop Violence!
from beatmania APPEND YebisuMIX
Herbie Hammock & His Band 113 - 3 - - 3 -
REGGAE Queen's Jamaica Crunky Boy featuring Muhammad 94 4 4 - 4 4 -
BIGBEAT MIX METALGEAR SOLID ~Main Theme
from beatmania APPEND YebisuMIX
ESPACIO BROTHERS 140 4 4 - 4 4 -
WORLD GROOVE tribe groove nite system 126 - 6 - - 6 -
EURO BEAT LUV TO ME THIRD-MIX miryam reo yoshinori 154 6 6 - 6 6 -
HARD TECHNO Attack the music DJ FX 140 6 6 6 6 -
DRUM'N BASS super highway nouvo nude 160 - 6 - - 6 -
Hidden Songs
80'S J-POP Believe again Emotion of Sound featuring miryam 130 - 4 - - 4 -
DIGITAL FUNK nine seconds nouvo nude 97 - 5 - - 5 -
DIGI ROCK area code nouvo nude 112 - 5 - - 5 -


EXPERT Courses

If the courses are played with two players, the alternate songs or versions are used instead of the originals.

No. Song No. Song
CLASSIC VOCAL
1. Do you love me? 1. find out
2. LOVE SO GROOVY / LOVE SO GROOVY (12inch version) 2. Believe again (HYPER MEGA MIX)
3. 20,november (single mix) / 20,november (radio edit) 3. Queen's Jamaica
4. Deep Clear Eyes 4. LUV TO ME
5. SKA a go go 5. La Bossanova de Fabienne
TECHNO SPECIAL
1. life goes on 1. Stop Violence!
2. METALGEAR SOLID ~Main Theme 2. nine seconds
3. tribe groove 3. LUV TO ME
4. Attack the music 4. area code
5. super highway 5. super highway

Codes & Unlock Information

Codes

All codes are entered on the title screen

Play Modes
  • EXPERT: Hold 1, then press Start.
  • DOUBLE: Hold 2, then press Start.
    • If you press 1P Start, you enter a mode similar to FREE mode in later games, with two guaranteed stages and all songs selectable. This mode costs 1 credit.
    • If you press 2P Start, the game will play as normal, with all modes selectable. This mode costs 2 credits.
Modifiers
  • BATTLE: Hold 3, then press Start.
  • HIDDEN: Hold 4, then press Start.
  • MIRROR: Press 8-10-8-7-6 three times, then press start,
  • RANDOM: Same as above, but don't press 6 on the third time.

Song Unlocks

Believe again, nine seconds and area code
  • On the title screen, turn the 1P turntable clockwise 2 times, hold 5, then turn the turntable counterclockwise 2 times and press Start.
    • This unlocks the songs for play in the regular modes, and the SPECIAL course in EXPERT mode.
ANOTHER charts
  • Highlight either 20,november or Attack the music, then when the timer is at 11 seconds, press 1 and 6 at the same time.
    • Note that Attack the music doesn't have a DP ANOTHER chart.

New Charts

The following songs from previous releases have received new charts in beatmania 3rdMIX.

Since ANOTHER charts do not have separate ratings, they will be denoted with a check mark (✓).

Genre Song Artist BPM SP Difficulty DP Difficulty
Normal Hard Another Normal Hard Another
HOUSE 20,november (single mix) DJ nagureo 130 - - - - -
HOUSE 20,november (radio edit) DJ nagureo 130 - - - - -
SOUL LOVE SO GROOVY LOVEMINTS 141 4 - - - - -
SOUL LOVE SO GROOVY (12inch version) LOVEMINTS 141 - - - 4 - -
AMBIENT Beginning of life QUADRA 110 1 - - 1 - -
SKA SKA a go go THE BALD HEADS 144-160 6 - - 6 - -
DRUM'N BASS MIX Deep Clear Eyes QUADRA 155 5 - - 5 - -


Removed Songs

The following songs from previous beatmania releases have been removed from beatmania 3rdMIX.

Song Title Artist Game
2 gorgeous 4U prophet-31 beatmania
e-motion e.o.s beatmania
greed eater The Dust Fathers beatmania
jam jam reggae jam master '73 beatmania
OVERDOSER (romo mix) MIRAK beatmania
OVERDOSER (ambient mix) MIRAK beatmania
u gotta groove DJ nagreo beatmania
Acid Bomb DJ FX beatmania 2ndMIX
e-motion (2nd MIX) e.o.s beatmania 2ndMIX
LOVE SO GROOVY (Nite's After Luv mix) NITE SYSTEM beatmania 2ndMIX
OVERDOSER (Driving Dub mix) QUADRA beatmania 2ndMIX
Salamander Beat Crush mix NITE SYSTEM beatmania 2ndMIX
tokai perfomed by co-key DJ Mazinger beatmania 2ndMIX
u gotta groove (Triple Mazin Dub) DJ Mazinger beatmania 2ndMIX

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