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Old 15 June 2007, 07:34   #13
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Originally Posted by musashi5150
Is it possible the gamedata is compressed as well? Something simple with a high decrunch speed, like RLE. (Or possibly LZ77). It could then unpack while loading... but maybe the Speccy couldn't handle that... ?
Oh the speccy can handle that without any problems. I have a few loaders that do RLE and I have one that does LZW too. Also there are a few copiers out there that do real-time COMPRESSION while loading in the block (and ofcourse realtime decompression when saving it back to tape) - so you can copy games that have blocks bigger than 48k.

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