Spheres of Chaos

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tlsa1
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Spheres of Chaos

Post by tlsa1 » Tue Mar 18, 2014 11:34 pm

Spheres of Chaos is available from the author at http://www.spheresofchaos.com/p/download.php

That release isn't 32-bit compatible. Is it a good candidate for working with ADFFS? Or perhaps it could be recompiled for native support of modern machines?

JonAbbott
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Re: Spheres of Chaos

Post by JonAbbott » Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:20 pm

I've not spoken to the author to see if they purchased the rights, if not, as it was previously a commercial release permission will need to be given by the rights holder before we can release a floppy image.

That said, I believe I allocated an ID for the newer version so it may be possible to implement a boot script to get it running under ADFFS and provide instructions on how to use it. I'll take a look later in the week and let you know.

tlsa1
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Re: Spheres of Chaos

Post by tlsa1 » Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:13 pm

OK, cool.

The best would be if the author still has the source so a clean 32-bit version can be produced. :)

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Re: Spheres of Chaos

Post by JonAbbott » Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:59 am

I've taken a look, it uses SharedCLib which has yet to be implemented. I need to resume coding APCS support, so will make a start soon.

EDIT: Actually it's not going to work, the JIT supports 8mb of RAM max and the version of this game for download requires 11mb.

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