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Platoon (Ocean)

download the install packagePlatoon.lha
created at2003-09-17
size of install package48963 Bytes
(use it to report problems with that install)
Mantis BugTracker498
Hall Of Light1082
Lemon Amiga848

Short:    HD-Installer for Platoon V1.1
Author:   Codetapper/Action (codetapper@hotmail.com), ICQ: 26051687
Uploader: Codetapper/Action (codetapper@hotmail.com)
Version:  1.1
Type:     game/patch

This patch applies to "Platoon" (c) 1988 Ocean - 1 disk.
Supported: - NTSC release (Chris Vella and Tony Aksnes)
           - PAL release (Markus Castren)
           - PAL copylocked release (Seppo Seppala)

- Slave requires WHDLoad V10+ and RawDIC
- Game requires 512k chip mem (+901k other memory for preload option)

FEATURES: (09-Sep-2003)
- Full load from HD
- Loads and saves high scores
- Blitter waits added (x6)
- Empty DBF loops fixed (x2)
- Trainer added (set CUSTOM1=1 to activate built-in level 1 trainer, keys 1-3
  select the starting level and Help to toggle invulnerability on level 3)
- Hints included
- RomIcon, NewIcon and OS3.5 Colour Icon (created by me!) and 2 Exoticons
  (taken from http://exotica.fix.no)
- Quit option (default key is 'PrtSc')

VERSION 1.1: (17-Sep-2003)
- Supports another copylocked version (thanks to Seppo!)

- Taken from Sweet Cheater by Keith Krellwitz!
- On the title screen, type "HAMBURGER".  The word {Cheat} will appear
  below the credits.  Press your joystick button to start and then
  during play you can press any of the following keys:

          'F1'________________Starts you where you currently are
          'F2'______________Starts you at location of explosives
          'F3'______Starts you at the bridge you need to blow up
          'F4'_________Starts you at the village (hidden tunnel)
          'F5'________________________________Invulnerability on
          'F6'_______________________________Invulnerability off

  If you also type "-HILL" (where the hyphen is the minus on the keypad)
  after you have typed "HAMBURGER", it will activate a second cheat.
  When the credit screen re-appears the words {MEGA CHEAT} will appear.

  NOTE:  Don't use the shield when going through the trapdoor!

Activate the trainer by adding the tooltype CUSTOM1=1.  When activated, the
built in mega-cheat will be activated when the game begins and I have added
an invulnerability cheat for the final level.  Be aware that you can still
run out of time!

In theory a well cracked version of the game should work with this install
but the only version I tested is the Vision Factory/Beyonders release which
is corrupt.  The stupid cracker put the intro over the final level so the
game crashes.  The install will detect a non supported version and should
quit cleanly.

Greetings to Chris, Markus, Tony and Seppo for the originals, Wepl for
WHDLoad, all Action members and the entire WHDLoad team!

Codetapper/Action (17-Sep-2003)

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Icons contained in install package

WHDLoad Slave information
Platoon.slave - 17.09.2003 23:22:58 - 2864 bytes
required WHDLoad version10
flagsNoError EmulTrap
required Chip Memory512 KiB ($80000)
required Expansion Memory4 KiB ($1000)
info namePlatoon
info copy1988 Ocean
info installInstalled by Codetapper/Action!
Version 1.1 (17.09.2003)
Keys: 1-3 - Select starting level
Help - Toggle invincibility (level 3)
Thanks to Chris Vella, Tony Aksnes, Markus
Castren and Seppo Seppala for the originals!

Install Archive Content Listing
30020lh514232003-09-08 23:27:14PlatoonHD\Hints
57200lh520332003-08-14 10:45:46PlatoonHD\Hints.info
39750lh517982003-09-06 13:42:36PlatoonHD.info
100730lh527842003-09-10 23:24:50PlatoonHD\Install
37100lh525712003-09-07 15:24:16PlatoonHD\Install.info
70000lh566742003-09-07 15:22:14PlatoonHD\Platoon.colexot
88940lh575562003-09-07 15:19:36PlatoonHD\Platoon.colicon
2320lh51612003-09-07 14:03:04PlatoonHD\Platoon.islave
48460lh537052003-09-07 15:22:24PlatoonHD\Platoon.newexot
163190lh575562003-09-07 15:19:48PlatoonHD\Platoon.newicon
124870lh560912003-09-07 15:17:08PlatoonHD\Platoon.romicon
28640lh523732003-09-17 23:22:58PlatoonHD\Platoon.slave
33610lh515732003-09-17 23:43:56PlatoonHD\ReadMe
57200lh520312003-08-14 10:45:46PlatoonHD\ReadMe.info

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