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What are the differences among Cave Story versions?

Consider this an update/continuation of RedRiderX's excellent answer. It includes differences for Nintendo Switch (2017), 3DS eShop (2012), and free updates released for to Cave Story+ on Steam. Cave ...
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How does Professor Booster survive the Labyrinth?

I'm not able to confirm this at the moment, but I seem to recall text in the original translated script that implied that since you don't drop down there and he wasn't able to pass on what he knows ...
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How can I change the window size of Cave Story+?

I know this post is three years old, but in case someone else ends up here who is looking for an answer, please see my post on the Steam forums. https://steamcommunity.com/app/200900/discussions/0/...
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No sound in Cave Story+

I figured it out. In the Razer Synapse software used with the Razer Kraken 7.1 headphones, Cave Story+ was muted for some reason.
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Is the best ending possible in Cave Story+ Easy Mode?

Don't read below, unless you want to get spoiled on how to pull it off.
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How does Professor Booster survive the Labyrinth?

The game itself never explains it, but the most reasonable answer is that if Quote jumps over the pit, Prof. Booster uses the Booster v0.8 (because he never had to give it to Quote) to get out of the ...
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What was the Japanese exclusive content in Cave Story 3D?

According to this Siliconera article, this bonus content comes in the form of alternative playable characters from the three games mentioned in the articles above: Cave Story 3D is set for release in ...
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Is the best ending possible in Cave Story+ Easy Mode?

Your first source is incorrect. It is entirely possible to get the Booster 2.0 on easy mode, and thus get the best ending.
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Is the Machine Gun or the Spur better in Hard Mode?

Spur is good and it's great for a big, high damage shot, but the Machine Gun is my pick. This may be controversial, but it's utility is absolutely S tier, and you can upgrade it's ammo refill with the ...
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Can you skip dialogues in Cave Story?

The v1.1 update (Aug 3, 2017) to Cave Story+ on Switch added an option to skip cutscenes by holding X. Holding down X during any dialogue scene will cause the game to run in a fast-forward mode. This ...
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What does the Flipped Input option do in Cave Story+?

The Flipped Input option swaps which buttons are used for jumping and shooting. Off: A-Jump; B-Fire; Y-Jump On: A-Fire; B-Jump; Y-Fire
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Any strategy to defeat the Undead Core?

The Undead Core is a tough boss, not just because you're fighting three boss enemies at once, but because there are 2 (or 3, depending on how you classify it) other boss fights that happen immediately ...
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How can I change the window size of Cave Story+?

You can't remove the borders when screen scaling is set to Sharp. You need to set screen scaling to Stretch. Once it's been changed, you should be able to resize the window by dragging the corners.
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