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Post by Nokiaqdman » Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:28 pm

Is there any way to port this great old PC adventure?
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Post by clem » Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:32 pm

searching the forum helps.

There's always a way, but it's more work than one could imagine.
Maybe it still works under Vista/XP or Wine when playing under linux?

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Post by eriktorbjorn » Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:55 pm

clem wrote: Maybe it still works under Vista/XP or Wine when playing under linux?
I played it under Wine not long ago. Apart from a minor cursor glitch, it seemed to work pretty flawlessly.

Though my Wine installation seems to have corrupted its own registry to the point where I have to wipe and reinstall it - in that way, it really is a frightfully realistic simulation of the genuine Windows 98 experience - so I can't test it at the moment.

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Post by Nokiaqdman » Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:22 pm

So it's possible?

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Post by 0AzK0 » Fri Apr 11, 2008 6:46 pm

All is possible. Problem is in amount of time need to make it possible

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Post by fingolfin » Sat Apr 12, 2008 9:48 am

Nokiaqdman wrote:So it's possible?
It is possible to play this game using Wine and/or DOSBox.

It is currently *not* possible to play it with ScummVM, and there are no plans to support it right now. Please read the forum topics to which you have been pointed, which discuss this in detail.

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Post by eriktorbjorn » Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:33 am

fingolfin wrote: It is possible to play this game using Wine and/or DOSBox.
Probably not DOSbox. I think it was only released for Windows and PlayStation. According to the VOGONS forums, the Windows version will run under Windows XP.

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Post by Nokiaqdman » Sat Apr 12, 2008 7:09 pm

I can run it on my Windows XP SP2.And why not in Scummvm :(
I want to play it on my N95.It's so funny :D and GREAT :shock:

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Post by md5 » Sat Apr 12, 2008 8:09 pm

Nokiaqdman wrote:I can run it on my Windows XP SP2.And why not in Scummvm :(
I want to play it on my N95.It's so funny :D and GREAT :shock:
Because someone will have to rewrite its engine for ScummVM, a very long and difficult task

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Post by Nokiaqdman » Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:25 am

Rewrite Engine?I thought you have to compile source codes :shock:

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Post by clem » Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:40 am

Nokiaqdman wrote:Rewrite Engine?I thought you have to compile source codes :shock:
Yeah, but where do you get the source code from? That's the thing you have to re-write before, in hundred of hours.

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Post by Nokiaqdman » Sat Jun 14, 2008 11:41 am

Oh i forgot you need source codes :(

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Post by md5 » Sat Aug 07, 2010 1:26 pm

Er, no. Wine seeks to emulate a Windows Operating System. We seek to rewrite the executables of the games themselves

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