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Old 12 March 2019, 15:03   #41
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The crack has the mouse working correctly, but a much shorter height of purple (200px? possibly less) and with an ugly half scanline purple/black. I didn't bother checking further, they do seem to be different builds of the main game executable.
Hmmm, this is the crack that I used "back in the day".

Did realise the screen is smaller than in the KIXX version; strange.

Where can one even find the KIXX version?
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Old 12 March 2019, 15:09   #42
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It is released already. Download the new v1.4 zip file.
Forgive me, but I don't see it on your Github page unless I'm blind?
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Old 12 March 2019, 15:27   #43
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Forgive me, but I don't see it on your Github page unless I'm blind?
Sorry, I was told this was hard to find. I have just added a link to the Wiki sidebar and to the wiki homepage. Try again
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Old 12 March 2019, 15:31   #44
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Hmmm, this is the crack that I used "back in the day".

Did realise the screen is smaller than in the KIXX version; strange.

Where can one even find the KIXX version?
It's on the EAB file server and google drive.

I wonder if this happens with an unexpanded (Kick 3.0) 1200? The Kixx Monkey 2 is explicitly patched for that configuration.
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Old 12 March 2019, 15:40   #45
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Sorry, I was told this was hard to find. I have just added a link to the Wiki sidebar and to the wiki homepage. Try again

Hmm.. I still can't locate it, I must really be getting blind.
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Old 12 March 2019, 16:04   #46
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It's on the EAB file server and google drive.
LOL, you mean these

/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_1.adf
/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_2.adf
/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_3.adf
/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_4.adf
/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_5.adf
/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_6.adf
/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_7.adf
/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_8.adf
/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_9.adf
/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_10.adf
/~Uploads/DamienD/NON-TOSEC [20-02-2016]/Monkey Island 2 - Le Chuck's Revenge (Kixx XL)_11.adf

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The crack has the mouse working correctly, but a much shorter height of purple (200px? possibly less) and with an ugly half scanline purple/black. I didn't bother checking further, they do seem to be different builds of the main game executable.
I tested the v1.0 .IPFs vs. the "[cr Conet]" set... I see what you mean.

Maybe one of the talented EAB members can crack the .IPF set to remove the protection? I'll open a thread.

Edit: it seems that the .IPF also suffers from the mouse issue when using KS v3.x... surely the [cr Conet] set must be based on the original version so do wonder how they got around this?

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LOL, you mean these
Yes, there is a zip of them in this folder of the Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folde...XJldkNjT2lmOG8

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No protection with this
That's why I used it: It's cleanly cracked.

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surely the [cr Conet] set must be based on the original version so do wonder how they got around this?
Luck? The crack surely predates Kickstart v3.
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Old 12 March 2019, 17:03   #48
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That's why I used it: It's cleanly cracked.
It's not cracked, it's the budget KIXX version so doesn't have protection...

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Luck? The crack surely predates Kickstart v3.
Of course, but the point is that this crack works on all KS versions.
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Of course, but the point is that this crack works on all KS versions.
I can put the cracked version in as well. The main disadvantage I see is that the display is not vertically centred on PAL systems. That's probably why it doesn't have the cursor offset bug on Kickstart v3!

EDIT: This is done (v1.5 of the Monkey2 AutoSwap patch, now available for download).

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I can put the cracked version in as well. The main disadvantage I see is that the display is not vertically centred on PAL systems.
Yup, that's the downfall with this [cr Conet] set

In WinUAE I have to set "Vert. position" --> "1200" to get the screen centred vertically...
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My original Indy 4 (Not Kixx) version had this problem with the shifted display back in the day, when I got my A4000 with KS3.0.

JOTD has fixed this in his WHDLoad slave for Indy 4:
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"No more gfx problems from workbench on AGA machines"
Something similar is mentioned in the Monkey 2 slave:
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The patch I did 'round 1998 was a dirty DOS hack, cracking the game and fixing the display, but there were still display problems, and the pointer was still shifted (as it happens in the original DOS game on recent OS versions).
Maybe JOTD will be able to point you in the right direction about this?
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Hmm.. I still can't locate it, I must really be getting blind.
The link is also in the first post of this thread. Here it is again:
https://github.com/keirf/FF_AutoSwap/wiki/Downloads
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My original Indy 4 (Not Kixx) version had this problem with the shifted display back in the day, when I got my A4000 with KS3.0.

JOTD has fixed this in his WHDLoad slave for Indy 4:

Something similar is mentioned in the Monkey 2 slave:

Maybe JOTD will be able to point you in the right direction about this?
WHDLoad does the moral equivalent of downgrading Kickstart -- it runs these games against a WHDLoad-patched Kickstart 1.3 image. Hence sidesteps Kickstart compatibilities entirely.

JOTD provides sources for his WHDLoad installers, which have been super useful, but unfortunately there is no suitable fix to purloin for this issue.
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The link is also in the first post of this thread. Here it is again:
https://github.com/keirf/FF_AutoSwap/wiki/Downloads

Got it, thanks.
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This is pretty cool, it came from the desert would be cool to get working one day to.
 
 


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