If you want FOTAQ Amiga version....

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marzipan
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If you want FOTAQ Amiga version....

Post by marzipan » Tue Nov 29, 2005 3:25 pm

this place might be ideal. Price is a bit steepy though.

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Post by joachimeberhard » Tue Nov 29, 2005 3:37 pm

That's not too expensive...

Is the Amiga version supported by ScummVM?

Also, is the full CD of FOTAQ available for free download anywhere?

I don't like those ripped-off free games offered by ScummVM...

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Post by sev » Tue Nov 29, 2005 3:57 pm

joachimeberhard wrote:Is the Amiga version supported by ScummVM?
No, and it was brought several times that "since it has reduced colors, then it's not worth supporting". Well, at least our FOTAQ subteam doesn't want to work on it.

joachimeberhard wrote: Also, is the full CD of FOTAQ available for free download anywhere?

I don't like those ripped-off free games offered by ScummVM...
None that I know of, though it's legal now.


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Post by joachimeberhard » Tue Nov 29, 2005 3:59 pm

Would it also be legal to offer the German version for download?

I have the original CD you know....

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Post by marzipan » Tue Nov 29, 2005 4:37 pm

sev wrote:
joachimeberhard wrote:Is the Amiga version supported by ScummVM?
No, and it was brought several times that "since it has reduced colors, then it's not worth supporting". Well, at least our FOTAQ subteam doesn't want to work on it.
But it arguably has the better music out of both versions???

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Post by joostp » Tue Nov 29, 2005 5:19 pm

FWIW I already own the Amiga Floppy version of FOTAQ, but have no intention of spending any time/work on it for now.

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Post by clem » Tue Nov 29, 2005 6:02 pm

looking at what's going on with BASS, if the Amiga sound is really better (no idea if that is the case) there could be a chance of a bastardized version mixing the best of both? and while at it, why not convert FOTAQ to high-color and redo some of the backgrounds to get rid of the dithering in the sky?

Dreaming here though, heh

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Post by LogicDeLuxe » Tue Nov 29, 2005 8:00 pm

joachimeberhard wrote:Would it also be legal to offer the German version for download?
You have to find the rights holder of the German version and ask him politely, I think.

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Post by cyx » Tue Nov 29, 2005 8:06 pm

clem wrote:looking at what's going on with BASS, if the Amiga sound is really better (no idea if that is the case) there could be a chance of a bastardized version mixing the best of both?
I guess it's a matter of taste. But IMO, amiga modules sound better than their MIDI equivalents. And like you, clem, I had this idea to add support for the amiga music files in the queen engine. So, I wrote a player for RJP1 files (the module format), but never really got motivated to cleanup my code and integrate it to the queen engine.
If someone wants to finish that, though, I'd happy to share my code :)

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