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Jim Power
« on: 01:05, 07 May 09 »
Hi all, Has anyone managed to load Jim power past the first level... would love to play this game again, but don't have the original anymore. For some reason it just hangs after completing the first level, any ideas???

I know Cholo did a YouTube vid and must have had the same problem because he only played to the end of the first level.

Help???

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #1 on: 09:58, 08 May 09 »
Has anyone managed to load Jim power past the first level...

Yes, I have a working disc image somewhere. I'll find it and provide a link.

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #2 on: 12:46, 08 May 09 »
Cheers chap... look forward to it.

How's your new CPC project coming along?

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #3 on: 20:43, 09 May 09 »

Yes, I have a working disc image somewhere. I'll find it and provide a link.

Hi chap, just wondering if you'd had any luck finding Jim Power?

Also, I'm trying to right a techy article about the CPC's scrolling and sprites, any chance I could run it past you? It's for the book I'm currently doing.

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #4 on: 14:43, 10 May 09 »
I think the one on Phenixinformatique works fully. I tested it with Winape and it runs past any of the other version ive had.

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http://www.phenixinformatique.com/CPCGAMES/index.php?page=detail&onglet=dsk&num=1209

The other versions i tried was all badly cracked versions so all i got to record at the time was lvl 1. I recall the original game has some gap protection that a normal Dsk cant handly (was a long thread about it). This one plays nicely in Winape.

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #5 on: 17:49, 10 May 09 »
Hi cholo, that image loads, but then just gives me a blank screen in both Caprice and winape???

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #6 on: 23:59, 10 May 09 »
Hi there,
thanks for the URL. Helped me to find a bug in JavaCPC's FDC emulation  ;D

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #7 on: 00:25, 11 May 09 »
Hi there,
thanks for the URL. Helped me to find a bug in JavaCPC's FDC emulation  ;D

Great game!

Any idea why it loads, but then gives me a blank screen under javacpc???

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #8 on: 00:45, 11 May 09 »
Any idea why it loads, but then gives me a blank screen under javacpc???

Yes... As I wrote: It helped me to find a bug (today) , so stay tuned for next release  :)
(I will upload an updated "exe" tomorrow)
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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #9 on: 00:54, 11 May 09 »
Try the game HERE and tell me if it works correctly....
Cheers,
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If Syntax Error appears, click on "Reboot" please.
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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #10 on: 01:19, 11 May 09 »
Virtually impossible to play it on a PC keyboard, how do I get a joystick to work?

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #11 on: 01:41, 11 May 09 »
Try the game HERE and tell me if it works correctly....
Cheers,
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P.S.: Don't regard "monitor noise" @ beginning! I will use that for a special emulation mode later...

If Syntax Error appears, click on "Reboot" please.

Ok, well I perservered with the PC keyboard and managed to kill the boss at the end of level one, level two works fine but the boss managed to kill me ta death. So thank you for all your hard work. Those .DSK files you've got, will they work on a real to life CPC if I were to copy them to a 3.5" disk???

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #12 on: 04:36, 11 May 09 »
Those .DSK files you've got, will they work on a real to life CPC if I were to copy them to a 3.5" disk???

It's unlikely, unless the latest versions of SamDisk/CPCDiskXP can write the correct gap bytes on track 39 or 40 (whichever has the protection). You'd probably have better luck with a cracked version, but not the one that won't load the second level properly.

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #13 on: 11:21, 11 May 09 »
Virtually impossible to play it on a PC keyboard, how do I get a joystick to work?

You can use Joy2Key, I attached a ZIP with Joy2Key and a config file for JavaCPC.
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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #14 on: 11:47, 11 May 09 »
You can use Joy2Key, I attached a ZIP with Joy2Key and a config file for JavaCPC.

Thank god for that, I can normally ace this game on a real CPC... but under emulation, using my PC keyboard, I can't get past the 3rd level  :(

I love what you've done with the emulator by the way, being able to run games from the CPCGamereviews website, booting straight into FutureOS or Symbos and the many other features are very cool. Thanks for all your hard work dude! 

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Re: Jim Power
« Reply #15 on: 18:02, 11 May 09 »
you should take a look at Phenix informatique site below :

http://www.phenixinformatique.com/CPCGAMES/index.php?page=lastupdate

type the name of the game you want, we have most of them, and much much more games in original
than any other site on the net for amstrad CPC.

make your choice :D