Curse of Monkey Island question

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the jackal
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Curse of Monkey Island question

Post by the jackal » Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:13 pm

I'm new here so please forgive me if this has been asked already.

If I brought the PC version of Curse of Monkey Island, would the game CD as it is work on the DC, via the SCUMM Boot CD?

Or would I need to burn it on a new CD?

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Who'sThere
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Post by Who'sThere » Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:24 pm

Via the ScummVM wiki: http://wiki.scummvm.org/index.php/Dreamcast

It seems the DC doesn't have enough RAM, so you'll have to use your computer.

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Post by Stryfe » Wed Jul 29, 2009 3:09 pm

Yup, the Curse of Monkey Island is a 2 cd game.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curse_of_Monkey_Island

Perhaps he's referring to the 1 disc warez release?

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Post by marzipan » Wed Jul 29, 2009 6:16 pm

I'm not even aware of a 1-disc warez release tbh. Not that I'm asking for it, of course.

I'd imagine you could at least get the demo running on a DC though, right?

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Post by DCDayDreamer » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:04 pm

the jackal wrote:If I brought the PC version of Curse of Monkey Island, would the game CD as it is work on the DC, via the SCUMM Boot CD?

Or would I need to burn it on a new CD?
COMI does play on the Dreamcast, you will have to put all the game data on one CDR but you will not be able to complete the game, when there's a lot of interaction required (along with music/sfx/speech) you'll end up with random crashes, and these crashes will get progressively worse. The demo version of COMI also plays on the Dreamcast.

You could always compile a CD to see how well it performs for yourself, perhaps with the demo to begin with, but avoid testing with the current version of ScummVM because there is no autosave - and you'll need it believe me. It's pretty much the same for The Dig and Full Throttle, there are points in both games where a lot of interaction can trigger crashes, although The Dig can be completed with ScummVM 0.12.0 with a few random crashes (autosave is needed), Full Throttle can't be completed yet.

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