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Forum: support.Games 22 March 2020, 00:32
Replies: 59
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Posted By mc68060
I'm trying to dump some good images of disk 2, 3...

I'm trying to dump some good images of disk 2, 3 and 4 now. How can I verify if the images are good after dumping them? Can DTC do this or do I need additional tools?
Forum: support.Games 19 March 2020, 16:31
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
No, I got it from ebay. But since your copy has...

No, I got it from ebay. But since your copy has the virus as well, I think we can see this as a confirmed case of infection. Thank God it's not Covid 19, though ;)



Ok, thanks. Does the IPF...
Forum: support.Games 18 March 2020, 15:48
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
Thank God there's finally someone who understands...

Thank God there's finally someone who understands the problem here :) I've felt like I was talking against a brick wall for some time now with rather nonsensical replies :banghead

Btw, disk 2 is...
Forum: support.Games 18 March 2020, 13:16
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
But I never asked you to make an IPF of the game....

But I never asked you to make an IPF of the game. All I'm interested in is whether Gremlin/Konami sold a game here that is impossible to complete because of a virus on disk 3 and it's possible to...
Forum: support.Games 18 March 2020, 11:53
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
Right, I've tried that. Unfortunately, I don't...

Right, I've tried that. Unfortunately, I don't get to disk 3 because disk 2 is faulty which stops the installer.



Sorry, but that's just not true. The game's program code is intact so it is...
Forum: support.Games 17 March 2020, 20:57
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
Why? Disk 1 contains the game code and disk 1 was...

Why? Disk 1 contains the game code and disk 1 was dumped fine. It's even a standard AmigaDOS disk. The main program is SYS:Plan9/Plan9. So IMHO all he needs to do is analyze that game code and see...
Forum: support.Games 17 March 2020, 19:56
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
The program code is usually on disk 1 of a...

The program code is usually on disk 1 of a multi-disk game. The other disks contain merely game data. The first bytes on data disks typically contain an ID signalling which data disk it is (disk 2,...
Forum: support.Games 17 March 2020, 19:23
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
But there's usually some information in the...

But there's usually some information in the bootblock that the program reads to make sure that the right disk has been inserted when it asks for disk 3. Not sure if this is the case with this game...
Forum: support.Games 17 March 2020, 11:40
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
To come back to my original question: What I am...

To come back to my original question: What I am mainly interested in is the question: For users who bought this back in the day, was it possible to complete the game with a virus on disk 3? Or would...
Forum: support.Games 16 March 2020, 11:06
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
But this can't be the reason for a virus on disk...

But this can't be the reason for a virus on disk 3, can it? :)
Forum: support.Games 15 March 2020, 23:13
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
What do you mean by "requires a clean...

What do you mean by "requires a clean up"?
Forum: support.Games 15 March 2020, 13:56
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
@dlfrsilver: Here are the disk images so you...

@dlfrsilver:
Here are the disk images so you can take a look:
https://easyupload.io/whaaqj
Forum: support.Games 15 March 2020, 00:31
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By mc68060
Plan 9 from Outer Space NTSC version by Konami with virus on disk 3?

I just got my hands on a brand-new sealed copy of the NTSC version of "Plan 9 From Outer Space" published by Konami. When I kryoflux'ed the disks I noticed that disk 1 was a normal AmigaDOS disk...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 March 2020, 23:03
Replies: 76
Views: 3,699
Posted By mc68060
Lamer Exterminator...

Lamer Exterminator (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamer_Exterminator) anyone? Killed so many of my disks :(
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 19:22
Replies: 76
Views: 3,699
Posted By mc68060
But why did they put those numbers in cracktros...

But why did they put those numbers in cracktros if non-sceners weren't able to log in anyway? If only authorised people could log in there, it doesn't make much sense to me why they should publish...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 March 2020, 17:31
Replies: 76
Views: 3,699
Posted By mc68060
Phone numbers in cracktros

What I've never really understood: Many cracktros had phone numbers to BBS's in them where you could presumably download the latest warez.

From a 2020 point of view this looks like a rather silly...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 March 2020, 17:45
Replies: 31
Views: 1,367
Posted By mc68060
So Dan's more famous for this cracktro than for...

So Dan's more famous for this cracktro than for Chuck Rock and Wonderdog? :)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 March 2020, 15:54
Replies: 31
Views: 1,367
Posted By mc68060
I'd like to throw in Zool by Melon Dezign: ...

I'd like to throw in Zool by Melon Dezign:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsFE4j921mI

IIRC the background gfx in that intro were generated randomly.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 March 2020, 00:29
Replies: 31
Views: 1,367
Posted By mc68060
Which cracktro had the most views?

Some ideas that come to mind...

Turrican II by Defjam?
Lemmings by Skid Row?
Pinball Dreams by Fairlight?
...

Which crack had the widest circulation? Any estimates?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 23 February 2020, 11:49
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By mc68060
What's really astonishing about Battletoads is...

What's really astonishing about Battletoads is the fact that this was made by the same team who came up with the legendary Donkey Kong Country on the SNES just 1 year later.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 02 February 2020, 13:38
Replies: 71
Views: 4,754
Posted By mc68060
Cool! Finally some new quality software instead...

Cool! Finally some new quality software instead of lousy Backbone stuff!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 26 January 2020, 13:47
Replies: 17
Views: 2,009
Posted By mc68060
Yes, all those games (including Earthworm Jim)...

Yes, all those games (including Earthworm Jim) used tUME, see here: https://games.greggman.com/game/tume___the_universal_map_editor/

The Lion King, however, was done by a different team (Westwood)...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 25 January 2020, 14:21
Replies: 17
Views: 2,009
Posted By mc68060
Yes, they did. Galahad even saw the first level...

Yes, they did. Galahad even saw the first level running on an Amiga! See here: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=23514
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 January 2020, 16:40
Replies: 71
Views: 4,754
Posted By mc68060
@Adrian: If you need some funding, using a...

@Adrian: If you need some funding, using a Kickstarter might be a good idea. I'm sure there's some demand for quality new games written in 68000 assembler by somebody who has proven that he can...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 January 2020, 13:44
Replies: 71
Views: 4,754
Posted By mc68060
That would certainly be most awesome!

That would certainly be most awesome!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 January 2020, 13:43
Replies: 43
Views: 1,916
Posted By mc68060
I can imagine that :) Do you recall how many...

I can imagine that :) Do you recall how many copies of Tin Toy you were able to sell? On ebay it is now being sold for around 200 pounds so I guess not too many are around :)

And did you get any...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 January 2020, 12:25
Replies: 43
Views: 1,916
Posted By mc68060
@Adrian: By the way, did you try to get Tin Toy...

@Adrian: By the way, did you try to get Tin Toy published through Core Design as well back in the day? Or did you plan to self-publish it right from the start?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 16:18
Replies: 43
Views: 1,916
Posted By mc68060
Very nice! Do you still have the level editor for...

Very nice! Do you still have the level editor for Tin Toy?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 14:50
Replies: 17
Views: 2,009
Posted By mc68060
He doesn't own the rights to Earthworm Jim...

He doesn't own the rights to Earthworm Jim anymore and since this is still a powerful brand today I don't think he's going to do that...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 14:49
Replies: 43
Views: 1,916
Posted By mc68060
Great, can't wait to see this, thanks!

Great, can't wait to see this, thanks!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 14:19
Replies: 43
Views: 1,916
Posted By mc68060
Has other material from your Amiga works...

Has other material from your Amiga works survived? I'd be especially interested in Tin Toy because I think this is technically very impressive and a really fun game. Unfortunately, it came too late...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 12:49
Replies: 43
Views: 1,916
Posted By mc68060
Thanks a lot! Could you also upload the incbin'ed...

Thanks a lot! Could you also upload the incbin'ed data files so that it can be built?
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 January 2020, 12:29
Replies: 17
Views: 2,009
Posted By mc68060
Earthworm Jim for the Amiga? Here's what David Perry says

Earthworm Jim was released on lots of platforms and probably would have been an easy port for John Twiddy because the engine was presumably very similar to Aladdin. Unfortunately, we didn't get this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 January 2020, 16:53
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By mc68060
But is it the same engine? For example, for...

But is it the same engine? For example, for Monkey Island 2 and Indy IV the executable is 100% identical. Only data files are different. If this is the case with Judgment Rites as well, then it could...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 January 2020, 11:53
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By mc68060
Star Trek Judgment Rites Amiga port

Wikipedia says:



Since we have Star Trek 25 Anniversary I was wondering if that engine could be used to run Judgment Rites, which wasn't released on the Amiga, on AGA Amigas? Anyone?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 26 November 2019, 19:23
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By mc68060
Was an Amiga port of Virgin's The Jungle Book ever started?

I remember that back in late 1994/early 1995 Amiga magazines were reporting that after the Amiga versions of Aladdin and The Lion King, an Amiga port of Disney's Jungle Book would be next. Naturally,...
Forum: support.Games 18 November 2019, 19:37
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By mc68060
On my A600 it doesn't work. The LED flashes and...

On my A600 it doesn't work. The LED flashes and then the machine resets and enters a guru meditation...
Forum: support.Games 17 November 2019, 12:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By mc68060
Heavy dump sent via PM.

Heavy dump sent via PM.
Forum: support.Games 16 November 2019, 16:39
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By mc68060
I've made 10 redumps but none of them works. Is...

I've made 10 redumps but none of them works. Is there anything else I can try or is it impossible to rescue the copylock track then?

Looks like really bad luck that the copylock track is faulty...
Forum: support.Games 16 November 2019, 15:45
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By mc68060
Custodian 1988 version

I'm currently dumping my games to see if there's anything that isn't in SPS yet. My Custodian version seems different because it says "(C)Copyright 1988 Rob Northen" whereas the SPS version has a...
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