Tag Archives: restoration

Restoring color RAM data

Following my recent fix of a  crack-intro I was asked by a couple of people how to go about restoring missing color RAM data? The short answer to that is: that’s easy if you have the right tools 🙂 Now … Continue reading

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New preview version of TAPClean FE and TAPClean

As I was working at a couple of feature change requests over the weekend, I’ve decided to publish a preview version of TAPClean Front End along with the latest release candidate version of TAPClean itself, 0.32-pre10. Windows Binaries are available … Continue reading

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TAPClean: Enigma Variations scanner improved

The load/end address gathering of all files in a non-multiload game is now available for the “Enigma” scanner in TAPClean. With this new piece of functionality all data blocks in a non-multiload game (most games using this loader are single-load) can be … Continue reading

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TAPClean Front End 0.32 is now available

I had some time to make the Windows builds and publish them on my C64 page. The latest binaries of TAPClean are included as well.

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TAPClean: a few more improvements

As I noticed that the semicolon character in Apollo 18’s block names was creating issues with the generation of PRG filenames, I decided to normalize block names further by replacing non alphanumeric chars with an underscore. In the long term, … Continue reading

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TAPClean: 2 important fixes

TAPClean 0.31-pre2 source code is now available on Sourceforge. Two important fixes were worked at in this preview release: correction to V0 code in unify_pauses correction to the Audiogenic scanner Check the code out with: cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@tapclean.cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/tapclean co -P … Continue reading

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How I fixed a DMP file using multiple DMP files

The other day Peepo submitted as few dumps of “Killing Machine”, for which he was having read errors in TAPClean. The restoration was done using two DMP files: DUMP1310.DMP and DUMP1311.DMP. Neither DMP file is 100% healthy, but they show issues … Continue reading

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