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Avatrunei



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Fascination editions 

I loaded the (notorious and infamous) game Fascination. Other than the Amiga version and a possible CD-ROM version (about which I learned from this wiki) I don't know of other editions of this game. The ScummVM db recognized it as "VGA 3 disks edition". What does it mean? Were there other editions, like EGA, CGA or 2-disks edition with, say, fewer custscenes? Or an expanded edition with 4 disks? Or the "3 disks" refers to the 3.5 version (the 5.25 version having more disks)?

Is there a browsable database with all the supported games and their recogniseable versions/editions so that I can find out more?

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Post Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:01 am 
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Strangerke
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The best source of documentation for the supported versions is... the source code :/

Now, I must say I own several versions of Fascination, so most likely you're looking at Something I added. There's a CD version which needs a tool (provided by ScummVM) to make it playable (fake TOCs on CD). I also have several DOS, Amiga, Atari ST versions, either sold separately or as part of the 'King of Adventures 1' pack. IIRC, the Atari ST and the Amiga version are strictly identical. I think I even have a set of floppies where the two executables are available (dual Atari ST + Dos set). I don't remember a VGA DOS (except the CD)... Sorry, I really have to check my mess at home to be 100% sure.

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Strangerke
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You may also be interested by the wiki page listing the files needed per version:
http://wiki.scummvm.org/index.php/Datafiles#Fascination

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Post Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:12 pm 
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sev
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Avatunei, could you please clarify, on what media was your copy of Fascination? Is it floppies? Of which physical size?


Eugene

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