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Techtech (Sodan & Magician 42)

download the install packageSodan_Techtech.lha
created at2015-03-30
size of install package25056 Bytes
Author/Contact
(use it to report problems with that install)
StingRay
BitWorld1430
Pout4445
download images for that installftp.amigascne.org


 THIS PACKAGE COMES WITH ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR
 IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO USE, RESULTS AND
 PERFORMANCE OF THE PACKAGE IS ASSUMED BY YOU AND IF THE PACKAGE SHOULD PROVE
 TO BE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING,
 REPAIR OR OTHER REMEDIATION.
 UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, CAN THE AUTHOR BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE
 CAUSED IN ANY USUAL, SPECIAL, OR ACCIDENTAL WAY, ALSO IF THE OWNER OR A THIRD
 PARTY HAS BEEN POINTED AT SUCH POSSIBILITIES OF DAMAGE.

 This install applies to "Techtech"  1987 Sodan & Magician 42.

 Requirements:
 -------------
 This install requires WHDLoad and DIC to be in the path.
 These programs can be found in the WHDLoad package.
 To install from a different drive than DF0: select installation mode Expert.

 The installed demo requires 0.5 MB ChipMem (+0.9 MB OtherMem for preload).
 It can be quit by pressing F10 (key can be changed with Tooltype "QuitKey=").



 Features:
 ---------
 - Full load from HD
 - OS stuff patched (InitRastPort, Draw, SetAPen etc.)
 - ROM accesses fixed
 - Timing fixed
 - Access fault fixed
 - Interrupts fixed
 - NewIcon (created by me)
 - Source code included as usual
 - Quit option that works on 68000 machines (default key is 'F10')

 Here's the patch for one of the real classics of the early Amiga
 scene! This demo by Sodan and Magician 42 was released in November 1987
 and is one of the first (if not the very first) Amiga trackloading demos!
 If any demo deserves a WHDLoad patch is this one without any doubt!

 I made 99% of the patch in a few hours back in January 2012 already and
 then it collected dust on my HD for about 3 years as I didn't write the
 necessary code to emulate the graphics.library routines used in the very
 last part. This has now finally been fixed and the patch is finished and
 I'm quite happy about that!

 The code is quite good for such an early demo but there were a few
 problems, interrupts were acknowledged by jumping to the relevant routines
 in the Kickstart ROM which was the reason that the demo only worked on
 Kickstart 1.2 machines. There also were some CPU dependent delay loops
 and an access fault in the last part but I'm quite surprised how good and
 clean the code actually is. Then again it was made by Sodan and he sure
 was a great coder on C64 and Amiga too!

 The timing in part 3 (the one which gave a certain effect its name) is not
 100% correct, should I be REALLY bored one day I may fix it but it's highly
 unlikely as I already spent too much time with the timing fixes and it's not
 a major problem anyway.


 Enough said, enjoy this classic from HD!

 Sting, 30-Mar-2015



 Greetings to all in Scarab and Scoopex, the WHDLoad team, PMC,
 Musashi5150, Skan, Slummy, Loaderror, Frequent, Wayne Kerr, Mr.Spiv,
 Alpha One, CFou!, Paradroid, Audiomonster, Bonefish, Vention,
 Slammer and all the other usual suspects. :)

 Special greetings to all Golf MK1 fans worldwide and all classic
 car owners/drivers. :)

 Extra greetings to the usual suspects on #amigascne, see you all at
 Revision 2015! :)



 History:
 --------

 version 1.00 (30.03.2015) done by StingRay
 - initial version
 - source code included



 Contact:
 --------
 If you have problems with this installation please try and get a newer
 version of this package from the WHDLoad WWW-Page. If that doesn't help try
 some Tooltypes like NOCACHE, NOAUTOVEC, EXPCHIP, NOMMU, PAL or NTSC. If
 that also fails, please inform the author via the Bug-Report-Form which
 can be accessed on the WHDLoad WWW-Page.

 For the full WHDLoad package, other installs and updates refer to:
	http://www.whdload.de/
 or	aminet:dev/misc/whdload#?
 and	aminet:game/patch/

Icons contained in install package

WHDLoad Slave information
Techtech.slave - 30.03.2015 17:13:58 - 2664 bytes
required WHDLoad version10
flagsNoError EmulTrap ClearMem
required Chip Memory512 KiB ($80000)
Expansion Memory0 KiB
info nameTechtech
info copy1987 Sodan & Magician 42
info installinstalled by StingRay/[S]carab^Scoopex
Version 1.00 (30.03.2015)

Install Archive Content Listing
UnpackedLvlMethodPackedOSDate/TimeName
12331lh5589Amiga2006-07-14 18:51:18Techtech_Install.info
354041lh58847Amiga2015-03-06 16:32:08Techtech_Install/Install
7091lh5351Amiga2015-03-30 17:17:18Techtech_Install/Install.info
37471lh52051Amiga2015-03-30 17:57:14Techtech_Install/Readme
14061lh5899Amiga2013-12-30 20:19:20Techtech_Install/ReadMe.info
110201lh53795Amiga2015-03-30 16:59:52Techtech_Install/Source/Techtech_WHD.s
123021lh56191Amiga2015-03-30 17:19:12Techtech_Install/Techtech.newicon
26641lh51833Amiga2015-03-30 17:13:58Techtech_Install/Techtech.slave

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