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Kiwi Crap (Reality)

download the install packageReality_KiwiCrap.lha
created at2004-12-04
size of install package28542 Bytes
(use it to report problems with that install)
Mantis BugTracker677
download images for that installftp.amigascne.org

Short:    HD-Installer for Kiwi Crap by Reality V1.0
Author:   Codetapper/Action (codetapper@hotmail.com), ICQ: 26051687
Uploader: Codetapper/Action (codetapper@hotmail.com)
Version:  1.0
Type:     demo/patch

This patch applies to "Kiwi Crap" (c) 1991 Reality - 1 disk. Download it at

- Slave requires WHDLoad V10+
- Demo requires 512k chip mem (+110k other memory for preload option)

- Full load from HD
- Decruncher relocated to fast memory
- Blitter waits added (x7)
- Empty DBF loops fixed (x2)
- Keyboard routine added
- Snoop bug fixed (byte write to volume registers)
- Fixed crash due to resetting the stack on the exploding text routine (x6)
- Added ability to skip the boring scrolltext part with a mouse click
- End of demo crash replaced with mouse button wait and clean quit
- RomIcon, NewIcon and OS3.5 Colour Icon (created by me!)
- Quit option (default key is 'F10')

This demo is very dull (and badly written in places) but it was requested
by Redblade and it's by a New Zealand group so it's now fixed.

The exploding text routine near the start completely locked up and crashed
my Amiga many times before I found the fault.  The coder Shayde must have
decided that it's far more efficient to start a blit by loading an address
register with $dff058 and then moving a data register into it.  Since all
address registers were used, he saved the stack, set the stack to $dff058
and then proceeded to start multiple blits (without any blitter waits).  A
complete unrecoverable crash was the result on almost every machine I
tested it on.

You can now skip the dull scrolling message on the screen with the picture
of New Zealand.  It just waffled on for ages!

Greetings to all Action members and the WHDLoad team!

Codetapper/Action (14-Nov-2004)

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Icons contained in install package

WHDLoad Slave information
KiwiCrap.slave - 14.11.2004 18:28:08 - 792 bytes
required WHDLoad version10
flagsNoError EmulTrap
required Chip Memory512 KiB ($80000)
required Expansion Memory4 KiB ($1000)
info nameKiwi Crap
info copy1991 Reality
info installInstalled by Codetapper/Action!
Version 1.0 (14.11.2004)
Greetings to Redblade!

Install Archive Content Listing
39750lh517982003-09-06 13:42:36KiwiCrapHD.info
184700lh549012004-11-14 18:26:56KiwiCrapHD\Install
37110lh525722004-11-14 18:21:30KiwiCrapHD\Install.info
64350lh554872004-11-19 01:15:44KiwiCrapHD\KiwiCrap.colicon
181400lh552342004-11-19 01:15:44KiwiCrapHD\KiwiCrap.newicon
124880lh542412004-11-19 00:58:44KiwiCrapHD\KiwiCrap.romicon
7920lh56392004-11-14 18:28:08KiwiCrapHD\KiwiCrap.slave
25130lh512212004-11-19 01:16:46KiwiCrapHD\ReadMe
57200lh520312003-08-14 10:45:46KiwiCrapHD\ReadMe.info

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