How to play Nippon Safes (Amiga)?

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emfiliane
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How to play Nippon Safes (Amiga)?

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I'm excited that this classic game is now free for all, and I downloaded the Amiga version as that has significantly better graphics and sound. When I point a fresh download of ScummVM 2.2.0 for Windows x64 to the extracted folder, it recognizes it with official name and all.

Unfortunately, when I try to start it, I get "Failed to read IFF file!" in the console for a moment before it all crashes hard. Is the Amiga copy actually ScummVM compatible at all, or do I need to go with an Amiga emulator instead? I assumed that it's compatible since nothing was said either way, and the wiki certainly seems to imply it is, even putting the Amiga version first, but maybe I misunderstood?
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Re: How to play Nippon Safes (Amiga)?

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Sounds like corrupt data, i just tried, downloaded the free amiga version, unpacked, pointed to it, run...no problems

You could either redownload the .zip again or compare md5sums, those are mine:

00d21551e50b858d6a7f725fcf2e5f3a readme.txt
0ddef3d0c292cf9919e6cb4c08c0d667 POINTER
7d9b5e3632a219485995652735304ca5 GLOBAL.TABLE
ddd0db7c77d37015f02c4fa927af66a7 GE
f279490bf6f51bfedf2db67ad950ac79 FR
57ab1d0126de27271baa2acd12498b1c EN
781a3739ea95387a02ca77fb132ef1c2 DISK4
96dd5accb206ed142c9b114d5a95a792 DISK3
965e6b7d8baa2a0adb6ac0d1080a7776 DISK2
0c779e92c70a64cbe99fff27ee4c749c DISK1
2e11e84e2f45f4e37a8c0ba9bac4b941 DISK0
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Re: How to play Nippon Safes (Amiga)?

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I get the exact same error with the exact same file checksums you listed.

This is with the 2.2.0 flatpak version on Kubuntu 20.10.
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Re: How to play Nippon Safes (Amiga)?

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I see...i was testing with a git release.

Seems this bug is indeed in the 2.2.0 release, but has been fixed since.

Do you have access to a buildbot build?
https://buildbot.scummvm.org/
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Re: How to play Nippon Safes (Amiga)?

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Replicated with v2.2.0 tag compiled on x86_64 Linux with Nippon Safes NS. Have bisected and this bug was introduced by this commit on 2020-04-30:
https://github.com/scummvm/scummvm/comm ... 9a5ba7e1c2

This commit was reverted on 2020-12-06, so this fixed the issue but this was after the v2.2.0 release on 2020-09-27:
https://github.com/scummvm/scummvm/comm ... 6d0907792f

The solution is to use a daily build until v2.3.0 is released.
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Re: How to play Nippon Safes (Amiga)?

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Raziel wrote: Tue Apr 20, 2021 3:40 pm Do you have access to a buildbot build?
https://buildbot.scummvm.org/
No need, I can build my own to test.

And yes, it works fine with the latest git version. Seems it is a 2.2.0 bug so I guess the OP will either need to use a nightly or wait for the next release.
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Re: How to play Nippon Safes (Amiga)?

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Thank you all for the huge help! I've downloaded a nightly and everything is working great. Should have tried that first!
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Re: How to play Nippon Safes (Amiga)?

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digitall wrote: Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:39 pm Replicated with v2.2.0 tag compiled on x86_64 Linux with Nippon Safes NS. Have bisected and this bug was introduced by this commit on 2020-04-30:
https://github.com/scummvm/scummvm/comm ... 9a5ba7e1c2
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