THIS PACKAGE COMES WITH ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO USE, RESULTS AND
PERFORMANCE OF THE PACKAGE IS ASSUMED BY YOU AND IF THE PACKAGE SHOULD PROVE
TO BE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING,
REPAIR OR OTHER REMEDIATION.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, CAN THE AUTHOR BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE
CAUSED IN ANY USUAL, SPECIAL, OR ACCIDENTAL WAY, ALSO IF THE OWNER OR A THIRD
PARTY HAS BEEN POINTED AT SUCH POSSIBILITIES OF DAMAGE.
This install applies to "Populous 2" © 1991 EOA/Bullfrog - 1 disk.
and/or datadisk "The Challenge Games" by EOA/Bullfrog © 1992 - 1 disk.
This install requires WHDLoad to be in the path. It can be found in the
The installed program requires 0.5 MB ChipMem and 1 MB OtherMem.
It can be quit by pressing num '*' (key can be changed with Tooltype "QuitKey=").
The game requires an installed A500 Kickstart 1.3 image.
The kickstart image must be located in the directory "Devs:Kickstarts" and
must be named "kick34005.A500". The image can be extracted from a A500 with
tools like 'GrabKick' or similar which can be found on aminet.
If the image is of wrong version or altered in any way WHDLoad will quit with
an appropriate requester.
Additionally the file "kick34005.A500.RTB" must be installed in the same
directory as the kickstart image. It can be found in the archive
"util/boot/skick346.lha" on aminet.
If you have problems with this installation please try and get a newer
version of this package from the WHDLoad WWW-Page. If that doesn't help try
some Tooltypes like NOCACHE, NOAUTOVEC, NOVBRMOVE, NOMMU, PAL or NTSC. If
that also fails, please inform the author via the Bug-Report-Form which
can be accessed on the WHDLoad WWW-Page or create a mantis issue directly
For the full WHDLoad package, other installs and updates refer to:
This patch applies to "", by (c) 1991 - 1 disk
and/or datadisk "The Challenge Games" by EOA/Bullfrog (c) 1992 - 1 disk.
Slave requires WHDLOAD V17+, install needs XFDDecrunch.
Game requires 0.5 MB Chip Mem + 0.5 of other memory (fast RAM is used if possible).
- Populous 2 original release (supported by Helmut Motzkau)
- datadisk Challenge Games (supported by Mark Knibbs)
[separate installation needs file 'fx.dat' from original release in 'data' subdirectory.
- Full load from HD
- OS emulation module used
- Savegames redirected to HD
- NI/ROM icon (created by JHZ)
- Quit option (your default key)
Version 2.0 (30-May-2020) done by JOTD:
- speed regulation (issue #0004309)
- merged classic & challenge games slaves into one (Populous2.slave)
with an option to start classic or challenge game.
- migrated to kickemu (1.3)
Version 1.3 (04-Nov-2002) done by Bored Seal:
- added flag to remove "Divide by zero" errors
- updated OSEmu for EZMouse owners :)
Version 1.2 (19-Aug-2001) done by JOTD:
- savegame files are now visible in requesters, new OSEmu
Version 1.1 (03-Jul-2001) done by Bored Seal:
- support for datadisk added (thanks Mark), installation improved
- division by zero bug in custom game fixed
- speed up (sp/usp -> Fast RAM, ICache enabled)
Version 1.0 (06-Jun-2001) done by Bored Seal:
- first public release