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Sierra Soccer (Dynamix)

download the install packageSierraSoccer.lha
created at2012-01-20
size of install package20409 Bytes
Author/Contact
(use it to report problems with that install)
StingRay
Mantis BugTracker367
Hall Of Light1922
Lemon Amiga2761


 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 "Sierra Soccer: World Challenge Edition"  1994 Dynamix.

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

 The installed game requires 0.5 MB ChipMem and 1.0 MB OtherMem (+1.7 MB for preload). 
 It can be quit by pressing Del (key can be changed with Tooltype "QuitKey=").


 Features:
 ---------
 - Full load from HD
 - Protection removed (manual check, checksum)
 - DMA wait in replayers fixed (x8)
 - Interrupt problems fixed
 - Keyboard routines fixed
 - OS stuff patched
 - Copperlist/DMA bug fixed
 - Custom1 can be used to skip the intro
 - Source included as usual
 - NewIcon (created by me)
 - Quit option that works on 68000 machines (default key is 'Del')

 Here's the new and shiny patch for Sierra Soccer which was requested by quite
 a few people. The old one wasn't very good (sorry Jeff!), it
 had several problems. Major problem was that the protection wasn't removed
 correctly, the checksum check wasn't removed thus the game crashed after
 some time! This is now fixed, I have completely removed the manual protection
 screen and the checksum check has been obliterated too of course!

 The other problem was the music which played way too fast. This was an interrupt
 problem, the game triggered a copper interrupt in the copperlists, due to this
 the normal vblank interrupt was never acknowledged thus the music played way
 too fast.

 The intro wasn't supported in the old patch either, now it is! If you want to
 boot straight into the game you can use the Custom1=1 toolytpe, the intro will
 be skipped then.

 I have also patched all OS calls so this patch works without a Kickstart Rom!

 If you want to load or save just click on any of the drive buttons (df0: - df3:)
 they will all work, the data will of course be saved to your HD.


 Except for the mentioned problems the game is quite well coded and one of the
 better football games out there. Enjoy it from HD now.


 Sting, 19-Jan-2012



 Greetings to all in Scarab and Scoopex, the WHDLoad team, PMC,
 Musashi5150, Skan, Slummy, Loaderror, Frequent, Wayne Kerr, Mr.Spiv
 and all the other usual suspects. :)

 Extra greetings to the usual suspects on #amigascne, see you all at
 Revision 2012! :)


 History:
 --------
 version 1.01 (19.01.12) done by StingRay:
 - redone from scratch
 - protection correctly removed
 - supports SPS 1539 version
 - source included


 Old patch done by JOTD in 2001.


 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
SierraSoccer.slave - 19.01.2012 21:48:54 - 1388 bytes
required WHDLoad version15
flagsNoError EmulTrap NoDivZero ClearMem
required Chip Memory512 KiB ($80000)
required Expansion Memory1024 KiB ($100000)
info nameSierra Soccer
info copy1994 Dynamix
info installinstalled by StingRay/[S]carab^Scoopex
Version 1.01 (18.01.2012)

Install Archive Content Listing
UnpackedLvlMethodPackedOSDate/TimeName
15841lh51047Amiga2008-08-31 15:57:30SierraSoccer_Install.info
351511lh58806Amiga2012-01-19 22:13:28SierraSoccer_Install/Install
7131lh5357Amiga2012-01-19 21:39:44SierraSoccer_Install/Install.info
36291lh51934Amiga2012-01-19 22:47:04SierraSoccer_Install/ReadMe
19901lh51310Amiga2000-09-11 00:37:22SierraSoccer_Install/ReadMe.info
102721lh51942Amiga2012-01-19 22:09:02SierraSoccer_Install/SierraSoccer.newicon
13881lh51023Amiga2012-01-19 21:48:54SierraSoccer_Install/SierraSoccer.slave
100211lh53442Amiga2012-01-19 21:50:44SierraSoccer_Install/Source/SierraSoccerNoOS_WHD.s

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