Monthly Archives: May 2011

Rocket Rogers fell too

Power Load Variant added to TC.

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dc2nconv tool revisited

I was honestly fed up with the wait time required to convert DMP files to TAP so that I decided to refactor the dc2nconv tool to minimize disk access. The result? Ultra-fast conversion.

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Jack the Nipper

Uses a variant of the Gremlin loader used in Krakout etc. I guess it’s an “older” variant for there’s no encrypted data at all: Probably the coders had not yet become paranoid (=piss*d) because of disk x-ferrers.

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Masters of the Universe – Strong language

I was checking this game to see if it looked like the others I have been studying recently and I noticed that the second CBM block is called “BIG DOG’S COCK”. Of couse the filename was not shown back in the day…

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Auf Wiedersehen Monty fell too

Variant is now supported in TAPClean.

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Gremlin tape F1 follows the same destiny

Now supported in TAPClean.

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Gremlin tape F2 fell too

The highly encrypted beast has been added to TC. While working at the scanner I figured out that in TC the PRG extraction happens twice for every file.

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Power Load fell too

Now supported in TAPClean 0.26-pre-4.

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TAPClean updated again

Added support for Alternative Software (DK) T2 as well (Popeye and Strike Force Cobra now clean 100%). The Alternative Software scanners have brought to the surface a serious limitation in TAPClean when it comes to pulse length and thresholds definition. … Continue reading

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Another scanner was added to TAPClean

Trap Door now cleans 100%. Format spec: http://www.luigidifraia.com/c64/docs/tapeloaders.html#alt_DK

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