CAS games larger than 64K

Por Shinobi

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30-09-2020, 01:41

Hi,

When I convert a more than 64K Cas game to WAV, as I see in openMSX, it loads it in stages, it loads some and starts the game, then loads more and start the level1.
In a real MSX setup, I have a laptop playing the WAV file to the MSX, how will the laptop stop the WAV, or should I stop it when I see the game is finished loading?? so that the game loads more afterwards...

Is what I said right??

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Por Manuel

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30-09-2020, 09:22

Fully compatible MSX tape decks have a remote control connector, so the MSX can stop the tape at the right time. If you don't have that (e.g. on your laptop), you manually have to stop the 'tape' when the MSX is done loading, indeed.

Por mcolom

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30-09-2020, 09:29

Yes, and in a real machine with the BASIC's MOTOR ON/OFF command you can even hear the 'click' of the controlling relay Smile

Por diogoeichert

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30-09-2020, 16:26

Oh yes, I love that sound! Cool

Por Shinobi

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01-10-2020, 23:54

Thank you guys, in the next days, you will see a huge collection of wav games converted from cas only for the MSX machines with weird memory layout like MSX AX-150, AX-200 and Victor HC-80...The ROMs will be included so that anyone can create wav games for the MSXes with normal memory layout ..

Check always my blog:

https://technology-with-fadi.blogspot.com/

Por mcolom

Master (181)

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02-10-2020, 00:19

Shinobi wrote:

Check always my blog

I'm glad I did! Great collections Smile
I'd be good to submit some material to archive.org for preservation.

Por Shinobi

Expert (128)

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03-10-2020, 01:46

All the content I uploaded to my blog was uploaded to archive dot org by me or others, it was included in File Hunter's torrents, this is my archive channel:

https://archive.org/details/@shinobi2017