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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #150 on: 22:05, 10 May 15 »
You have found elevator action witouth trainer?. Great work!.

Sure, If you provide me with a single message list of which ones, I'll track them down in the thread, upload and link :)





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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #151 on: 22:28, 10 May 15 »
You have found elevator action witouth trainer?. Great work!.

Yep  :D hope it works ok, nearly forgot.

I also did " Knight Tyme "  :)
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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #152 on: 22:37, 10 May 15 »
Lois lane call him.

mario bross support joystick in the two playetes if we can remap 1,2 to button(select nÂș players) to  1 and button 2 of the joystick.
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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #153 on: 23:55, 10 May 15 »
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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #154 on: 01:21, 11 May 15 »
And more...

Dragon breed and saint dragon are especials games. The utility of arnold emu not returned errors at transform it, but cartridges not works in winape , first freeze loading level and the second black screen.

Somebody try in real hardware.

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #155 on: 01:30, 11 May 15 »
And the lasT(b VERSION)today
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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #156 on: 01:35, 11 May 15 »
And the last today

Already did that one today, I've uploaded all mine to the wiki page today.  ;D

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #157 on: 01:41, 11 May 15 »
Already did that one today, I've uploaded all mine to the wiki page today.  ;D

They are the 2x1 rebates. jeje.

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #158 on: 11:13, 11 May 15 »
sorry if i go a little bit OT, but i think i will fry something testing on my gx4000, is there a way to add a reset button? i do not like doing a power cycle to access the cartridge menu.. :( google do not help me
thanks for help, and apologize for ot.
Juri


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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #159 on: 12:05, 11 May 15 »
sorry if i go a little bit OT, but i think i will fry something testing on my gx4000, is there a way to add a reset button? i do not like doing a power cycle to access the cartridge menu.. :( google do not help me
thanks for help, and apologize for ot.
Juri
But you have to do a power cycle to have the cartridge menu. A reset will reset the cpc/gx4000, not the cartridge emulator.

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #160 on: 12:16, 11 May 15 »
But you have to do a power cycle to have the cartridge menu. A reset will reset the cpc/gx4000, not the cartridge emulator.


oh crap :(

if i use the C4CPC on a 464 plus, do i have to power cycle to access the menu?

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #161 on: 12:26, 11 May 15 »
if i use the C4CPC on a 464 plus, do i have to power cycle to access the menu?
Yes.
The cartridge port only have address, data and read signal. Nothing that could be used to detect a reset.
The menu itself is a cartridge (CprSelect.cpr) that is loaded from the SD card at power on.

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #162 on: 13:34, 11 May 15 »
And what about soft reset?. If we are copying the firmware with the dsk. Is not possible modify thefirmware subroutine to changue the buttons, 1+2+p for example and made a soft reset.(if the game permit it of curse).Insead of ctr+alt+(i don't remember now).

I i remember o.k in a plus you can made a soft reset when you are  play burning rubber(in the original cartridge)
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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #163 on: 14:00, 11 May 15 »
And what about soft reset?. If we are copying the firmware with the dsk. Is not possible modify thefirmware subroutine to changue the buttons, 1+2+p for example and made a soft reset.(if the game permit it of curse).Insead of ctr+alt+(i don't remember now).

I i remember o.k in a plus you can made a soft reset when you are  play burning rubber(in the original cartridge)
A soft reset is just a simple jump to the reset vector. The cartridge emulator cannot detect this reliably.

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #164 on: 14:16, 11 May 15 »
Ok, so the solution in your case yurif74 is have a reset button in the expansion port. I know the are manufactured to the cpc normal, but i not sure in plus case. If you search  preserve the swith on/off.

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #165 on: 14:22, 11 May 15 »
Ok, so the solution in your case yurif74 is have a reset button in the expansion port. I know the are manufactured to the cpc normal, but i not sure in plus case. If you search  preserve the swith on/off.

The hard-reset button on the expansion port won't get you the menu either. As Gerald has said "the cartridge needs a power cycle" No matter what sort of reset you do, if the 5Vs isn't removed from the cartridge it won't reset to menu.

Bryce.

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #166 on: 14:26, 11 May 15 »
Have to say, you guys sure are making the GX4000 seem a lot more appealing.  :)
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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #167 on: 14:33, 11 May 15 »
I would build a workaround to the problem using an electronic reset system that will reset the GX4000 and remove and reapply power to pins B18 and A18, this is easy to do, but i do not exactly know how to do an hard reset on the GX4000 since it doesn't have an expansion slot!!!

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #168 on: 14:51, 11 May 15 »
The hard-reset button on the expansion port won't get you the menu either. As Gerald has said "the cartridge needs a power cycle" No matter what sort of reset you do, if the 5Vs isn't removed from the cartridge it won't reset to menu.

Bryce.

O.K then these are chinese manufactures territory.



Maybe the signals are there i not know, take a look at service manual.
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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #169 on: 15:47, 11 May 15 »
Ok then, back to the topic..

Dragon breed and saint dragon are especials games. The utility of arnold emu not returned errors at transform it, but cartridges not works in winape , first freeze loading level and the second black screen.

Somebody try in real hardware.

i tested both games on real GX4000: same behaviour as winape! Dragon breed freeze at loading level 1, and Saint dragon give a black screen!

Juri

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #170 on: 15:56, 11 May 15 »
O.K then these are chinese manufactures territory.



Maybe the signals are there i not know, take a look at service manual.

The CPC has a perfectly good power switch, why would you need that?

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #171 on: 15:58, 11 May 15 »
Ok then, back to the topic..

i tested both games on real GX4000: same behaviour as winape! Dragon breed freeze at loading level 1, and Saint dragon give a black screen!

Juri

Saint Dragon uses direct floppy disc controller access. That is not supported and I can't detect that.

Same with Dragon breed. it too is using direct floppy disc controller access.


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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #172 on: 16:26, 11 May 15 »
The CPC has a perfectly good power switch, why would you need that?

Bryce.

I don't need it, i only help. Anyway, the swtich of plus can broke at longer time. As with c4cpc is normal swtichg on/off much more...

Ok, so saint dragon and dragon breed discarted.

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #173 on: 16:26, 11 May 15 »
i was playing with dragons lair and i notice it is unplyable on GX4000 because you have to press space to jump.. a space to fire 2 fix is needed

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Re: Converted GX4000 .cpr - The topic
« Reply #174 on: 16:35, 11 May 15 »
I played some of these over the weekend. And some suffer from power cycle to get through the high score table entry. These games should be demoted to need fix right?
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