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Manic Miner (Software Projects)

download the install packageManicMiner.lha
created at2024-06-04
size of install package22261 Bytes
Author/Contact
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John Girvin
Hall Of Light2407
Lemon Amiga2520


Short:    Hard Drive Installer for Manic Miner
Author:   girv@girv.net (John Girvin)
Uploader: girv@girv.net (John Girvin)
Type:     game/patch
Requires: Installer 44.10+, WHDLoad 18.0+


TITLE

    WHD_ManicMiner.lha 2.0.0


DESCRIPTION

    This is v2.0.0 of a hard drive installation package for the
    Software Projects game "Manic Miner".


REQUIREMENTS

    Requires an original copy of the game.

    Requires version 44.10 or later of the standard Amiga "Installer"
    program or a compatible equivalent.

    Requires version 18.0 or later of the WHDLoad package by Bert Jahn.
    WHDLoad is available from:

    http://www.whdload.de


INSTALLING THE GAME

    Extract all files in the archive to your system and double click
    on the "Install" icon, then follow the instructions given by the
    Installer program.

    The game will be installed to a directory you select on your
    hard drive. You will be alerted if installation fails for any
    reason.


PLAYING THE GAME

    Open the game drawer created during installation and click on the
    "ManicMiner" icon to start the game. A number of trainer and other
    options will be displayed by WHDLoad which you can select.

    These options may also be set using the CUSTOMn tooltypes on the icon.

    CUSTOM1 = 1       : Infinite Lives
    CUSTOM1 = 2       : Invulnerability
    CUSTOM1 = 4       : Infinite Air

    Add the appropriate CUSTOM1 values together to activate multiple trainers.
    All trainers apply to both Manic Miner games whne activated.


    On some configurations, the menu and game can run too fast and have
    control and graphical glitches. The Menu and Game Speed Fix options may
    resolve these issues.

    CUSTOM2 = 1       : Menu Speed Fixes
    CUSTOM2 = 2       : Game Speed Fixes

    Add the appropriate CUSTOM2 values together to activate multiple options.


    The following keys may be used while the game is running:

      F1              : end current life
      F2              : abort current game
      F3              : skip to next level


BUGS/CAVEATS

    This product is provided "as is" and is used at your own risk.

    The author is not liable for any loss or damage caused by the
    use or misuse of this product.

    When running the installer it is advisable to disable any virus
    checking or debugging software you may have running.


AUTHOR

    John Girvin

    E-Mail: girv@girv.net


HISTORY

    0501.1  05/2001
            - first version
            - removed ROM accesses
            - fixed access violations
            - fixed keyboard handler
            - fixed credits section colours on AGA
            - added trainers
            - added in-game keys
            - added hiscore save/load

    2.0.0  06/2024
            - requires WHDLoad v18
            - requires Installer 44.10
            - replaced GUI with WHDLoad options
            - added version checks to imager and slave
            - updated installer script and icons
            - added button waits
            - added speed fixes


LICENCE

    This product is copyrighted freeware.

    No payment is required to use this product, although donations
    will be welcomed!

    (c) 2001-2024 John Girvin. No modifications may be made to any
    files or data that comprise the product without the express
    written consent of the author.

    Freely distributable, provided other licence requirements are
    adhered to. No charge may be made for this product except for
    reasonable handling and/or media costs.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

    "Manic Miner" is (c) Software Projects

    WHDLoad is (c) Bert Jahn

    Thanks to Ian Armstrong for providing access to the original
    disk and endless testing by email.

Icons contained in install package

WHDLoad Slave information
ManicMiner.slave - 04.06.1980 17:11:02 - 4684 bytes
required WHDLoad version18
flagsEmulTrap ClearMem
required Chip Memory512 KiB ($80000)
Expansion Memory0 KiB
info nameManic Miner
info copy1983/1991 Software Projects
info install
Installer by Girv
(c) 2001-2024 John Girvin
v2.0.0 (04.06.24)
Kickstart name0
Kickstart size0 KiB ($0)
Kickstart checksum$0000
ConfigurationC1:X:Infinite Lives:0;
C1:X:Invulnerability:1;
C1:X:Infinite Air:2;
BW;
C2:X:Menu Speed Fix:0;
C2:X:Game Speed Fix:1;

Install Archive Content Listing
UnpackedLvlMethodPackedOSDate/TimeName
11880lh56661980-06-04 17:11:02WHD_ManicMiner.info
406570lh5101911980-06-04 17:11:02WHD_ManicMiner\Install
12550lh58291980-06-04 17:11:02WHD_ManicMiner\Install.info
35410lh533861980-06-04 17:11:02WHD_ManicMiner\ManicMiner.colicon
14010lh59381980-06-04 17:11:02WHD_ManicMiner\ManicMiner.inf
25440lh512291980-06-04 17:11:02WHD_ManicMiner\ManicMiner.islave
46840lh525341980-06-04 17:11:02WHD_ManicMiner\ManicMiner.slave
37470lh516491980-06-04 17:11:02WHD_ManicMiner\ReadMe
8470lh53821980-06-04 17:11:02WHD_ManicMiner\ReadMe.info

Old Install Archives
ManicMiner-20010530.lha

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