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Pirates! (Microprose)

download the install packagePirates.lha
created at2004-12-17
size of install package100044 Bytes
Author/Contact
(use it to report problems with that install)
JOTD
Mantis BugTracker257
Hall Of Light1073 1074
Lemon Amiga845 535


 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 "Pirates/Pirates Gold CD³²" © 1987-1993 Microprose.

 This install requires WHDLoad to be in the path. It can be found in the
 WHDLoad package.

 It can be quit by pressing num '*' (key can be changed with Tooltype "QuitKey=").

 * ECS version *

 The installed program requires 0.5 MB ChipMem and 1.0 MB OtherMem.

 The game requires an installed A500 Kickstart 1.3 image.
 The kickstart image must be located in the directory "Devs:Kickstarts" and
 must be named "kick34005.A500". The image can be extracted from a A500 with
 tools like 'GrabKick' or similar which can be found on aminet.
 If the image is of wrong version or altered in any way WHDLoad will quit with
 an appropriate requester.
 Additionally the file "kick34005.A500.RTB" must be installed in the same
 directory as the kickstart image. It can be found in the archive 
 "util/boot/skick345.lha" on aminet.

 * CD³²/unofficial AGA version *

 The installed program requires 1.0 MB ChipMem and 2.0 MB OtherMem.

 The game requires an installed A1200 or A4000 Kickstart 3.1 image.
 The kickstart image must be located in the directory "Devs:Kickstarts" and
 must be named "kick40068.A1200" (resp kick40068.A4000). 
 The image can be extracted from a A1200 (resp A4000) with tools like 'GrabKick'
 or similar which can be found on aminet.
 If the image is of wrong version or altered in any way WHDLoad will quit with
 an appropriate requester.
 Additionally the file "kick40068.A1200.RTB" (resp "kick40068.A4000.RTB")
 must be installed in the same directory as the kickstart image.
 It can be found in the archive "util/boot/skick345.lha" on aminet.

 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, NOVBRMOVE, 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/

 version 1.4 (30.11.2004)
 - rewritten installs for WHDLoad v16
 - unofficial AGA version (actually floppified CD³² version) support
 - reworked install script & readme
 - fixed access fault while quitting game in ECS version

 version 1.3 (2003)
 - Kixx floppy version supported
 - for floppy version, CUSTOM tooltype allows to select a savegame at startup
 - source code included

 version 1.2 (2003)
 - floppy version supported
 - manual protection removed (floppy, thanks LockPick)
 - instructions included

 version 1.1 (2003)
 - really supports original CD³² version, and german support
 - install script only installs required files, and not the huge anims
 - runs german executable if language is set to german in the workbench

 version 1.0 (xx.xx.2002) done by JOTD:
 - initial release, CD³² only
 - access fault fixed
 - source code included
 - joypad emulated with function keys

   F5 = blue button
   F6 = green button
   F7 = yellow button
   F8 = pause
   F9 = control menu, allows to save

 notes:

 This install was the result of a big cooperation with all the patchers:

- Wepl for writing Kickstart 1.3 patcher
- Psygore for real joypad button support in lowlevel library
- Harry for nonvolatile library emulation
- JOTD for specific Pirates! patches, KickCD32, lowlevel lib emulation,
  and Kickstart 3.1 patcher.
- Bored Seal for providing real ISO image.

Icons contained in install package

WHDLoad Slave information
PiratesECS.slave - 11.12.2004 20:43:28 - 4788 bytes
required WHDLoad version16
flagsNoError EmulPriv Examine
required Chip Memory512 KiB ($80000)
required Expansion Memory1024 KiB ($100000)
info namePirates!
info copy1990 Microprose
info installadapted by JOTD
from Wepl excellent KickStarter 34.005
Use CUSTOM=.pir
to reload a saved game
Version 1.4 (11-déc-04 20:41:27)
Kickstart name34005.a500
Kickstart size256 KiB ($40000)
Kickstart checksum$f9e3
PiratesCD32.slave - 11.12.2004 20:43:28 - 6856 bytes
required WHDLoad version16
flagsNoError Req68020 EmulPriv Examine
required Chip Memory1024 KiB ($100000)
required Expansion Memory1536 KiB ($180000)
info namePirates! (Gold) AGA/CD³²
info copy1993 Microprose
info installInstall/fix by JOTD
Version 2.2 (30-nov-04 21:09:37)
Kickstart name40068.a1200 40068.a4000
Kickstart size512 KiB ($80000)
Kickstart checksum$9ff5 $75d3

Install Archive Content Listing
UnpackedLvlMethodPackedOSDate/TimeName
2320lh5842002-02-03 20:38:18PiratesHD\devs\system-configuration
55930lh516842004-11-30 21:19:22PiratesHD\Install
12390lh58182004-11-28 21:52:50PiratesHD\Install.info
1796310lh5717822002-01-22 22:43:22PiratesHD\Manual
19900lh513112003-10-18 21:45:16PiratesHD\Manual.info
68560lh547412004-12-11 20:43:28PiratesHD\PiratesCD32.slave
47880lh535422004-12-11 20:43:28PiratesHD\PiratesECS.slave
80820lh556222002-01-22 22:46:16PiratesHD\Pirates.exoticon
100990lh524852003-10-18 21:46:00PiratesHD\Pirates.inf
40540lh518272004-12-11 20:38:46PiratesHD\readme
19900lh513132003-10-18 21:45:16PiratesHD\readme.info
2820lh51362004-12-11 20:43:28PiratesHD\source\Makefile
41340lh518232004-12-11 20:43:28PiratesHD\source\PiratesCD32HD.asm
52730lh521992004-12-11 20:43:28PiratesHD\source\PiratesECSHD.asm

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