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Mean Machine (Code Masters/Optimus Software)

download the install packageMeanMachine.lha
created at2015-12-25
size of install package16347 Bytes
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Short : HD-Installer for Mean Machine v1.3
Type : game/patch
Author : Bored Seal, StingRay

This patch applies to "Mean Machine" by Code Masters/Optimus (c) 1991 - 1 disk.
Slave requires WHDLOAD V17+.
Game requires 0.5MB ChipRAM (+ 0.2MB RAM for PreLoad)

- Game loads entirely from HD
- RNC disk protection removed
- Decruncher relocated to FastRAM
- Blitter waits inserted (5x)
- WaitButton routine added for title picture
- Vector $78 set properly
- Interrupts fixed
- Trainer options added (CUSTOM1)
- ROM/NI icon (ripped by Midwik, created by JHZ)
- Quit option (your default key)


If in-game keys are enabled, following keys can be used:

   - L - toggle unlimited lives
   - M - toggle unlimited missiles
   - O - toggle unlimited oil
   - N - skip level
   - D - toggle no damage

V1.0 (25-Jun-1999) - first release
V1.1 (16-Aug-2006) - files moved to "data" subdirectory
                   - decruncher and buttonwait features added, no autovector errors in snoop mode anymore
V1.2 (29-Jun-2009) - trainer added (thanks to Rob for trainer values), blitter waits added.

V1.3 (25-Dec-2015) done by StingRay:
                   - V1.2 was broken and crashed if trainer was not enabled
		   - uses WHDLoad v17+ features (config)
                   - interrupts fixed
                   - new trainer options and in-game keys
   		   - unlimited lives, oil, missiles; no damage
                   - L - toggle unlimited lives
                   - M - toggle unlimited missiles
                   - O - toggle unlimited oil
                   - N - skip level
                   - D - toggle no damage
                   - odd address copperlist disabled
                   - high-score load/save
                   - code optimised
                   - 68000 quitkey support
                   - ButtonWait support

Thanks to Condor for disk image.

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WHDLoad Slave information
MeanMachine.slave - 25.12.2015 22:58:12 - 1456 bytes
required WHDLoad version17
flagsNoError EmulTrap
required Chip Memory512 KiB ($80000)
Expansion Memory0 KiB
info nameMean Machine
info copy1991 Code Masters
info installinstalled & fixed by Bored Seal & StingRay
V1.3 (25-Dec-2015)
Kickstart name0
Kickstart size0 KiB ($0)
Kickstart checksum$0000
C1:X:Unlimited Lives:0;
C1:X:Unlimited Oil:1;
C1:X:Unlimited Missiles:2;
C1:X:No Damage:3;
C1:X:In-Game Keys:4

Install Archive Content Listing
12331lh5589Amiga2009-06-29 12:02:06MeanMachineHD.info
28351lh5980Amiga2009-06-29 12:02:06MeanMachineHD/Install
6921lh5337Amiga2009-06-29 12:02:06MeanMachineHD/Install.info
54771lh53277Amiga2009-06-29 12:02:06MeanMachineHD/MeanMachine.inf
56121lh53613Amiga2009-06-29 12:02:06MeanMachineHD/MeanMachine.newicon
14561lh51100Amiga2015-12-25 22:58:12MeanMachineHD/MeanMachine.slave
20091lh5953Amiga2015-12-25 23:06:52MeanMachineHD/ReadMe
20401lh51581Amiga2009-06-29 12:02:06MeanMachineHD/ReadMe.info
89281lh53373Amiga2015-12-25 23:06:28MeanMachineHD/src/MeanMachine.asm

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