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Support mailing list removed

I’ve removed the support mailing list, since it wasn’t used and was getting spammed. If you have any issues or questions, just e-mail me directly. I have yet to update references to the support list in any app documentation.

Site back up

This site was down for a few days after my web host upgraded my server to a different OS. I had to recompile Python to resolve an issue with SSL libs, in order to recompile MySQL-python to resolve another issue. Anyway, all sorted now.

ScummPacker v3 r2

ScummPacker v3 r2 has been released, fixing some critical defects. Fix packing of V4 games. Fix unpacking of non-English versions of Monkey Island 1 VGA. Updated manual with links to BitBucket, correct license information. Python Source Win32 Executable BitBucket site

DRO Trimmer v4 r4

DRO Trimmer v4 r4 has been released, fixing some critical defects. Fix: Issue #11: rendering to WAV now works again in dro_player and dro_split. Fix: Issue #12: dro_split: rendering to DRO now works, when the input DRO file is DRO v1 or contains unrecognised registers. Python Source (77 KB) Win32 Executable (5.5 MB) BitBucket site […]

DRO Trimmer v4 r3

DRO Trimmer v4 r3 has been released. New: can specify a “chip write delay” in drotrim.ini, allowing emulation of tiny pauses between writing instructions to an OPL2/OPL3 chip. New: dro_split: can now split songs to multiple DRO files, one per channel. (Previously, you could only split to WAV files.) Fix: audio stream is now only […]

Source Code Repositories Added for All Apps

I’ve made the Mercurial source code repositories for my old SCUMM tools public, they’ve been published on BitBucket. I’ve also added links to the repositories on each app’s info page. Hopefully, this will make it easier for people to fork their own versions of the code and make changes. ScummSpeaks ScummPacker SCUMM Image […]

New Tool: RobinPacker

Here is a new tool, RobinPacker, designed to pack/unpack various resources for the game “The Adventures of Robin Hood” by Millenium Interactive. Please see the online README on GitHub for more details. GitHub For README, source code repository, and issue tracking. Win32 Executable Python Source

DRO Trimmer v4 r2

DRO Trimmer v4 r2 has been released. New: dro_player: can now render songs to WAV files. New: dro_player: can solo channels during playback, using keys from 0-9. New: dro_split: new command line tool, to render each channel to a separate WAV file. Fix: Reduced memory consumption, at the cost of CPU performance. On my PC, […]

Website Updated

I’ve updated the website to use a proper web framework, and applied some new stylings. Content is now split up across multiple pages. The site is designed to be viewed on a desktop computer (at least 1024 x 748 resolution), on a modern web browser (e.g. Firefox, Chrome, or IE9). The site will be ugly […]

Potential issue in ScummSpeaks and other GUI tools for Win32

I’ve received an error report from a user of ScummSpeaks. Attempting to start the Win32 binaries in Windows XP failed, and the user received this message in the log file:

This error is caused by the missing file “msvcp71.dll“. This file comes from the Microsoft Visual C++ 2003 (7.1) runtime. You will need to […]