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ParanoidAndroid
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do any of these games work?

Post by ParanoidAndroid » Sat Sep 13, 2008 5:37 am

i'd like to know if any of these two games work:

Gabriel Knight Sins Of the fathers
i have no mouth and i must scream

thx

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Post by clem » Sat Sep 13, 2008 7:59 am

The list of supported games can be found here.

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Re: do any of these games work?

Post by eriktorbjorn » Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:21 am

ParanoidAndroid wrote:i'd like to know if any of these two games work:

Gabriel Knight Sins Of the fathers
i have no mouth and i must scream
Gabriel Knight is a SCI game. It seems more likely that FreeSCI will eventually support it, but that's probably still far away.

I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream is supported in ScummVM 0.12.0, but not yet perfectly. There are some occasional glitches (like the music stopping, or at least one unimportant object that can't be examined... things like that), but I've played through the game so there shouldn't be any show-stopping bugs.

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Re: do any of these games work?

Post by md5 » Sun Sep 14, 2008 3:09 pm

eriktorbjorn wrote:
ParanoidAndroid wrote:i'd like to know if any of these two games work:

Gabriel Knight Sins Of the fathers
i have no mouth and i must scream
Gabriel Knight is a SCI game. It seems more likely that FreeSCI will eventually support it, but that's probably still far away.

I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream is supported in ScummVM 0.12.0, but not yet perfectly. There are some occasional glitches (like the music stopping, or at least one unimportant object that can't be examined... things like that), but I've played through the game so there shouldn't be any show-stopping bugs.
I'm only aware of 1 object that can't be examined, the rightmost screen in Ellen's chapter - because of a bug in the pathfinding code which hasn't been found yet. Are there any other such bugs?

As for the music stopping in Ellen's chapter... it's a timing issue unfortunately, will have to check it out

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thx

Post by ParanoidAndroid » Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:22 pm

thx that was very helpful

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Re: do any of these games work?

Post by eriktorbjorn » Sun Sep 14, 2008 7:15 pm

md5 wrote: I'm only aware of 1 object that can't be examined, the rightmost screen in Ellen's chapter - because of a bug in the pathfinding code which hasn't been found yet. Are there any other such bugs?
That's the one I was thinking of. I didn't notice any others when I played through the game.

I wonder if it's the path finding that's wrong, or if the original simply avoided or ignored exits if they weren't the final destination. I haven't looked at how the SAGA engine does path finding.

In fact, I tend to avoid path finding altogether. It's maaagic. ;)

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Post by PlayingKarrde » Mon Sep 15, 2008 2:51 am

I Have No Mouth doesn't work with the iPhone port at this time (nor the Wii port btw).

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Re: do any of these games work?

Post by md5 » Mon Sep 15, 2008 6:48 am

eriktorbjorn wrote:In fact, I tend to avoid path finding altogether. It's maaagic. ;)
Indeed :P

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