King's Valley Plus question

Par Vahan

Expert (87)

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08-02-2022, 02:39

I might have already asked this question before (apologies if I did), but how exactly do I get the stand-alone King's Valley Plus dsk file working in openMSX? Thanks.

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Par gdx

Enlighted (5502)

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08-02-2022, 10:17

Try by using the following loader. (without POKE)

10 KEYOFF:COLOR15,4,4:SCREEN1,2:LOCATE10,11:PRINT"Loading..."
20 BLOAD"king.usr",R

Par Vahan

Expert (87)

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08-02-2022, 18:00

How do I configure that particular leader, and reset it to default? I'm assuming poke means cheat code.

For MSX1, I use National CF-3300.

Par sdsnatcher73

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08-02-2022, 18:36

Poke here probably means the poke to identify the RAM, available in many variations like Philips (POKE -1,170) and Sony (POKE -1,255 IIRC) or as the Universal POKE: poke-1,(15-peek(-1)\16)*17 which works on most MSX’s as long as they have 64kB RAM in a single slot. My guess is gdx says it is not needed here.

Par Vahan

Expert (87)

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08-02-2022, 18:57

It seems they were planning on releasing it on the same day as the normal version of King's Valley, based on the flyer. Of course, it wasn't, and was instead included on a Konami Game Collection in 1988.

Par Manuel

Ascended (18787)

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08-02-2022, 19:58

Isn't this game auto booting?

Par gdx

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09-02-2022, 02:20

sdsnatcher73 wrote:

My guess is gdx says it is not needed here.

Yes, many copies available on the net have the poke-1,170. It must be replaced by poke-1,(15-peek(-1)\16)*17 in general but this poke is useless for this game. So it is better to replace the loader with the one I give if you have the version with the POKE. Loading will be cleaner and faster.