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Old 22 July 2020, 11:22   #1
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#-Z CD32 Mega Project

Over the last 5 years i have put together various CD32 compilation discs, the last couple of years i have been consolidating them down into this years set of discs, of which around 1000 games were included.


Now i want to go one step further and for 2021 i want to release the biggest ever collection of Amiga OCS disk games from 1985-2000 on CD.

Starting with the whdload games collection as a base, i want to get as many games running on the CD32 without any expansions.


The awesome CD32load from JOTD has already changed the landscape for CD32 owners by giving access to many games within stock RAM, and i will add as many games that work on the latest build for that.


For those that don't, i will use WHDload, and if they require extra memory and have a screen flash on loading, i will use cracked ADF games and extract and load games that way where possible, if that is not possible then i will state needs FastRAM as a last resort to still include the game and hopefully revisit the game later. Other trouble-some games without an official slave will be loaded via a generic whdload slave where possible.


Everything else not working yet or is MIA will be listed here.

Order in which games shall be attempted to loaded by:

1 - CD32Load
2 - WHDLoad
3 - Cracked ADF game loading
4 - WHDLoad with FastRAM
5 - Use generic WHDLoad slaves with FastRAM


To start with i will make a single disc ISO for every letter of the alphabet and # for numbers, in total 27 ISO's, when these are complete (as can be) i will condense these down to an estimated 6-7 ISO's to be used on the CD32.

I will also condense everything down into 1 large ISO for those who use emulators and prefer to load an ISO rather than faff around with hard disks and the like.

I am redoing all the game menu images as well, the images are small enough as it is, so i prefer them without black bars and all using in-game images unlike other image sets, plus the i-game sets needed converting and all changing first image colour and grabbing from a single game folder, the time taken is not much different than creating from scratch.

And finally game information added, a few extra lines of detail has been added over my other discs, again this all takes time but i feel makes up for it when it will be finished.

I should add for now AGA games are being left out (i have made an AGA disc and these can always be added at the end) and non-English titles (requiring to read a menu or more, some games that go straight into the game will be added) again others may be added, but i will consider that at some point next year.

As you can see it's a huge project to set myself, so i won't rush it and set myself a time-frame, it certainly won't be out this year, so 2021 is as vague as it gets for now!


Last Update - 08/08/20
Added - 59 ‘K’ games


Current work-in-progress of discs (working games):


# - 22
A -
B -
C -
D -
E -
F -
G -
H -
I -
J - 52
K - 59
L -
M -
N - 50
O - 53
P -
Q - 13
R -
S -
T -
U - 27
V - 38
W - 105
X - 10
Y - 05
Z - 22

Total - 456

Rough estimate of 2500 games

= >18% complete!


Further disc information is on the following 10 or so posts below;
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Old 22 July 2020, 11:23   #2
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# ISO - 22 Games
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Non official whdload games running: (5)

1st Person Pinball - uses generic whdload slave
4D Sports Boxing
4D Sports Driving
4-Get-It
500cc Moto Manager - uses generic whdload slave

Need (2)
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3D World Boxing - ndos disks
3D Block Out - MIA

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Old 22 July 2020, 11:25   #5
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I ISO - tbc
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J ISO - 52 Games
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Non official whdload games running: (17)

Jack Nicklaus Greatest 18 Holes Of Major Championship Golf
Jack Nicklaus' Unlimited Golf
James Clavell's Shogun
Jara Tava - Isle Of Fire
Jet Pilot
Jetsons Leg Of Robotopia
Jigsaw Puzzle Mania
Jigsaw!
Jinks
Jinxter
Joker Poker
Joker XWord
Journey
Jump Jet
Jump Man
Jungle Boy
Jungle Jim

Need (5)
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Jigsaw Mania - write protection error
Joan Of Arc
Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Jump Machine
Jungle Book - crashes past intro


K ISO - 59 Games
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Non official whdload games running: (9)

Karate King
Kargon
Kelly X
Kengi
Kenny Dalglish Soccer Match - uses generic whdload slave
Kenny Dalglish Soccer Manager
Kikugi
King's Bounty
Kursk Campaign: Operation Zitadelle

Need (9)
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Kampfgruppe - gfx corrupt
Kampfgruppe II - gfx corrupt
Kid Pool - crashes taking a shot
KIN - crashes before loading
King Of The Barbarians - adf stuck past title screen, whd unof - too slow
Kingdoms Of England - ndos disks
Kreuz As Poker - stops with loading text on screen
Krymini - crashes upon loading

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Old 22 July 2020, 11:32   #6
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L ISO - tbc
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M ISO - tbc
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N ISO - 50 Games
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Non-official whdload games running: (9)

Nemac IV
Nigel Mansell's World Championship
Night Shift
Night Walk
Ninja Gaiden Episode II: The Dark Sword Of Chaos
No Greater Glory: The Civil War
Nobunaga's Ambition
Nord And Bert Couldn't Make Head Or Tail Of It
Nova 9

Need (3)
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Napoleon I (Internecine) - crashes after first move
Narcissus - corrupt gfx
Northern Fleet - MIA

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Old 22 July 2020, 11:33   #7
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O ISO - 53 Games
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Non-official whdload games running: (21)

Official Everton FC Intelligensia, The
Official Rangers Football Club Game, The
Oil Barons
Olympus
Omar Sharif's Bridge
Omnicron Conspiracy
On The Ball: League Edition
On The Ball: World Cup Edition
Oo-Topos
Operation Combat - uses generic whdload slave
Operation Combat 2
Operation Overlord: The Invasion Of Europe
Operation Stealth
Orbit 2000
Osiris
Othello Killer
Over The Net
Overlord (Rowan)
Overrun!
Oxyd
Oxyd Magnum!

Need (12)
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O.B.Y. 1 - black screen
Oberon 69 - ndos
Oliver & Company - crashes on code screen with generic whdload
Omni-Play Basketball - write protect error
Omni-Play Basketball: Side View Disk - write protect error
Omni-Play Basketball: College League Disk - write protect error
Omni-Play Horse Racing - write protect error
Omni-Play Horse Racing: Jockey Competition Disk - write protect error
Omni-Play Horse Racing: Stable Owner's Disk - write protect error
Omni-Play Horse Racing: Track Disk - write protect error
Omni-Play Horse Racing: Track Editor Disk - write protect error
One Check - MIA


P ISO - tbc
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Q ISO - 13 Games
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Non-official whdload games running: (3)

QBall
Quest for Glory
Quest for Glory II

Need (6)
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Qattro
Quadrix - ndos
Quantox
Quasar
Quintette
Questron 2 - cant make save disk to continue


R ISO - tbc
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U ISO - 27 Games
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Non-official whdload games running: (3)

Ultimate Soccer Manager
Ultimate Soccer Manager 95/96
USS John Young 2

Need (0)
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None


V ISO - 38 Games
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Non-official whdload games running: (10)

Vabank
Valhalla And The Lord Of Infinity
Valhalla And The Fortress Of Eve
Valhalla: Before The War
Vegas Gambler
Vektor Storm
Veteran
Vicky
Vikings
Volleyball Simulator - uses generic whdload slave

Need (4)
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Victory
Voyager 1
Vulcan
Viper - MIA


W ISO - 105 Games
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Non-official whdload games running: (27)

Wallstreet
War in the Gulf
Warlords
Warriors Of Releyne
Wayne Gretzky Hockey 2
Ween The Prophecy
Welltris
Whale's Voyage
Wheelspin
When Two Worlds War
White Death
Where In Time Is Carmen Sandiego
Wild West World
Wind in the Willows
Wings of Fury
Winnie The Pooh
Wishbringer
Witness
Wizardry 6 Bane Cosmic Forg
Wizards World
World Class Leaderboard
World Cup All Time Greats
World Cup Cricket Masters
World Cup USA 94
World Golf
World of Soccer - uses generic whdload slave
World Series Cricket - uses generic whdload slave

Need (12)
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Wallstreet Wizard - write protection error
Wild Life
Willow - ndos disks
Wizard Warz - only ips
Wizards Castle - ndos disks
Wizmo
Works Team Rally - ndos disks
Worlds At War - write protection error
Worldwide hunting
Wrestling Masters - MIA
Witchcraft
Wrecked

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X ISO - 10 Games
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Non-official whdload games running: (1)

X-It

Need (2)
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Xorron 2001
X-Ploit


Y ISO - 05 Games
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Non-official whdload games running: (0)

Need (0)
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None


Z ISO - 22 Games
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Non-official whdload games running: (9)

Zack! - uses generic whdload slave
Zak McKraken
Zany Golf
Zarcan
Zardoz - uses generic whdload slave
Zork
Zork II
Zork III
Zork Zero

Need (0)
-----
None

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Awesome Amigajay! Will you consider offering the one big ISO as HDD image as well, for those that have CD32 expansion cards with HDD/CF? Or do you think that's Earok's task with this: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?...t=classic+cd32
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Awesome Amigajay! Will you consider offering the one big ISO as HDD image as well, for those that have CD32 expansion cards with HDD/CF? Or do you think that's Earok's task with this: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?...t=classic+cd32

Yeah people with hdd's have other options, these are being tested to run from disc and have some files removed to keep the size down to fit onto discs , that's not to say people can't use the files in whatever way they want, i just don't have any interest on the hdd image side of things
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This week I've added 53 'O' games
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That's a monstruous project!

you can use contents of my RUGCD ISO disk containing 100% cd32load games. There's a OK category where all games are tested & working, & data is unpacked and ready. run scripts are also okay (touchy in the case of AGA games)

Some would need slave updating because 1) bugfixes and 2) joypad added directly in slave so JOYPAD=0 should be set. A lot of them have been done since (Turrican 2, Gods, ...)
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That's a monstruous project!

you can use contents of my RUGCD ISO disk containing 100% cd32load games. There's a OK category where all games are tested & working, & data is unpacked and ready. run scripts are also okay (touchy in the case of AGA games)

Some would need slave updating because 1) bugfixes and 2) joypad added directly in slave so JOYPAD=0 should be set. A lot of them have been done since (Turrican 2, Gods, ...)
It is, but my other projects have sort of always been leading upto something like this, in that the discs have been growing and consolidating over the last couple of years.

Thanks for the offer, but as you say some are out of date and will need testing, so i’m just doing everything from scratch and only using some from my A-Z discs that i have altered in using CD32 buttons in place of keyboard commands.

Yes everything will take longer, but i have nowhere to go after this project in terms of size, so i want to take my time, enjoy doing and playing some games i would never have touched otherwise!
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I understand. For CD32load, you can use the settings from this page:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...4LI/edit#gid=0

for instance getting this setting right can be quite long (Street Racer):

Code:
NOVBRMOVE JOYPAD=2 RESLOAD_TOP=0x1EBDD0 FREEBUFFER=0x1D19D0 CPUCACHE CDBUFFER=0x100000 CDBUFFER2=0x10000
It's an AGA game where some locations in memory are usable for the CD buffer, but the memory isn't aligned on 0x10000 so we have to use a third buffer... Even I can't remember exactly how it's done, but without that, you cannot satisfy all requirements to load the game from CD.


What's also a limitation in CD32load is that it doesn't support XPK data (whdload does), so you have to check that data isn't packed.
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