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So when you play Castlevania: Rondo of Blood, you know that there's a hidden Staircase at the Castle Keep.
You also probably know there's a hidden platform in Super Castlevania IV near that same staircase.
And you probably know about the secrets in Castlevania 64/LoD around those same areas.

But what I did not know is that these areas around the Keep may be a reference to an old glitch present in early versions of the Castlevania/Akumajo Dracula Famicom Disk System version (FDS).
Observe!
Akumajou Dracula (Castlevania) bug : .......air staircase in final Boss state.. ?

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Very cool find Jorge!
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Well I'll be, nice find Jorge.

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Now that I did not know about! I guess CV has it's own minus world too!
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Whooooaaaa nice find Jorge! :D


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Yay! Other people also did not know! :D :D :D
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Too cool. Hadn't seen this before. I have to laugh at how I would have felt if I'd gotten a glitch like this the first time I made it to Dracula. The mix of alarm and anger is palpable lol.

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This is the first time I even knew Rondo had an invisible staircase, lol. I always figured there had to be a way to get up there, since you can in SOTN's prolog, but never bothered to find out if that was so.

I wonder if this works on the Virtual Console version of Akumajo Dracula?
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I also didn't know you could get up there in Rondo. What exactly causes this glitch to happen? I wonder how common it is for people to find this.
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Nice!  I haven't played SCV in years though so I don't remember it...and I don't think I know of any secrets in LoD...what's there?

 

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