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Zak Mc Kracken (Lucasfilm Games)

download the install packageZakMcKracken.lha
created at2003-06-01
size of install package43074 Bytes
(use it to report problems with that install)
Hall Of Light1619
Lemon Amiga1162

Short : HD-Installer for Zak Mc Kracken
Type : game/patch
Author : JOTD

Install-Script & HD-loader  2001-2003 JOTD

Zak Mc Kracken is  1989 Lucasfilm


 version 1.2 (01.06.03)
 - protection caused strange behaviour on drawing sections: all drawing
   passed, which is not very good. Changed, now CUSTOM1=1 allows to cheat,
   else, the correct drawing will be checked.
 - CTRL-C quit key caused access faults: fixed, now just quits.
 - rewritten install package from scratch (but there's no need to reinstall
   in order to upgrade)
 - rewritten slave from newest kick13.s sources, using real dos.library

 version 1.1 (2002)
 - protection REALLY removed, for all versions (tested with
  UK and german version).
 - Mouse move speedup.

 version 1.0 (2001) done by JOTD:
 - initial release
 - Runs now properly from HD using WHDLoad/KickEmu/KickDOS
 - Access fault removed
 - Manual protection removed
 - Full use of fast memory
 - Gamesaves without OS swaps
 - Quit key (F10, or configurable with QUITKEY) anytime
 - Convenient install script
 - Normal/NewIcon/GlowIcon/Exoticon icons provided
 - Docfile and walkthrough included


- Game worked almost OK in DOS mode but some gfx may be corrupt depending on your system
  and there were no quit key
- Game worked almost OK using OSEmu but a bug in some gfx lib emulation routine fucked up
  the scrolling to the left (!). Using original graphics library through KickEmu works.


 The game requires a 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
 a 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.

Thanks to Bert Jahn for writing kickemu.s kickstart interface system.

Icons contained in install package

WHDLoad Slave information
ZakMcKracken.slave - 01.06.2003 18:44:36 - 4044 bytes
required WHDLoad version15
flagsNoError EmulPriv Examine
required Chip Memory512 KiB ($80000)
required Expansion Memory576 KiB ($90000)
info nameZak Mc Kracken
info copy1989 Lucasfilm
info installadapted by JOTD
from Wepl excellent KickStarter 34.005
Version 1.2 (01-juin-03 18:44:37)

Install Archive Content Listing
81260lh523652003-06-01 14:56:16ZakMcKrackenHD\Install
12530lh58302003-06-01 14:57:30ZakMcKrackenHD\Install.info
155710lh563542001-10-19 19:44:36ZakMcKrackenHD\Manual
19900lh513102002-12-03 21:27:02ZakMcKrackenHD\Manual.info
20920lh511282003-06-01 15:03:04ZakMcKrackenHD\readme
19900lh513102002-12-03 21:27:02ZakMcKrackenHD\readme.info
119350lh545632001-10-19 19:44:36ZakMcKrackenHD\Solution
19900lh513112002-07-14 12:57:24ZakMcKrackenHD\Solution.info
64960lh526682003-06-01 18:44:28ZakMcKrackenHD\source\ZakMcKrackenHD.asm
64420lh563792003-06-01 15:03:48ZakMcKrackenHD\ZakMcKracken.exoticon
9440lh57652001-10-19 19:44:36ZakMcKrackenHD\ZakMckracken.glowicon
13110lh53982001-10-19 19:44:36ZakMcKrackenHD\ZakMcKracken.inf
79930lh560012003-06-01 15:04:20ZakMcKrackenHD\ZakMcKracken.newexot
84820lh539292001-10-19 19:44:36ZakMcKrackenHD\ZakMcKracken.newicon
40440lh529622003-06-01 18:44:36ZakMcKrackenHD\ZakMcKracken.slave

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