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Old 19 May 2021, 11:56   #1
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Bodyblows & Galactic disks

Any insight into how Bodyblows Galactic shipped on 2 floppies, while original OCS Bodyblows was on 3 floppies? They seem very similar in content to me..
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Old 19 May 2021, 16:59   #2
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maybe they optimized data. compress disk images and compare compressed sizes see if the 3rd dlsk is really full
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Old 19 May 2021, 18:03   #3
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maybe they optimized data. compress disk images and compare compressed sizes see if the 3rd dlsk is really full
In my memory disk 0 is almost empty.
Few data for the game and advertissing screenshots for another games as superfrog
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Old 19 May 2021, 18:18   #4
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I guess they couldn't pack data enough to fit in 2 disks, then they had to throw a 3rd disk, then they took advantage of it to put ads for other games (AFAIR Alien Breed SE has a cool ad for superfrog with a good Allister Brimble tune)
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In my memory disk 0 is almost empty.
Few data for the game and advertissing screenshots for another games as superfrog
Once cracked, Body Blows takes a 4th disk. If disk 0 was empty, the space would have been used then.
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very true.
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