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INFO - Location of .MMB (master file download)

Publicado: 03 Mar 2017, 13:17
por Higgy
Hi,

Working with stardot.org.uk who seem to be one of the biggest Acorn computer websites, there is now a storage location for the BBC .MMB file.

This is hoped to be the 'master' file, which people will go to for updates. - http://stardot.org.uk/files/mmb/higgy_mmbeeb-v1.0.zip

Changelog to original 'Internet BEEB.MMB':

v1.0

Added: Bad Apple Demo ( BitShifters - https://bitshifters.github.io/posts/pro ... apple.html )
Added: Beeb Tracker Vol 1. , Vol 2. & Vol 3. ( BitShifters - https://bitshifters.github.io/prods.html )
Fixed: Castle Quest (now uses single disk version instead of compilation version originally used)
Added: Castle Quest Cheat (this version has option to add extra lives)
Added: The Darkness of Raven Wood (Rucksack Games - http://johnblythe5.wixsite.com/rucksackgames )

If there are any game/demo suggestions then ask and I will see about adding them to the .MMB Menu

You need to check out the 'Bad Apple' demo :maestro:

Re: INFO - Location of .MMB (master file download)

Publicado: 03 Mar 2017, 13:22
por Vanfanel
@Higgy: Great initiative!! Having all the updates tracked and included in an "official" mmb was a very much needed thing :)
Thanks!!

Re: INFO - Location of .MMB (master file download)

Publicado: 09 Nov 2017, 04:12
por Vanfanel
@Higgy: URIDIUM on the BEEB.MMB file is a broken version (has suspended notes if you let the music play before starting a game).
It should be swapped with this version, please:
http://www.stardot.org.uk/forums/viewto ... 71#p184671

Could you do it? Thanks!!

Re: INFO - Location of .MMB (master file download)

Publicado: 09 Nov 2017, 23:17
por Higgy
Thanks for the note. I will put it on my job list. Thanks for linking to a working version that helps a lot.
I need to take a day off work and sort out a load of computer and console stuff!

Re: INFO - Location of .MMB (master file download)

Publicado: 16 Nov 2017, 23:14
por Higgy
Hi,

I had a few minutes to do a brief test. I tried loading the game but there is graphical glitches at the top of the screen? Is this still ok?

I have just been testing on a VGA monitor so I don't have sound, so I can't test at the moment the music issue.

Re: INFO - Location of .MMB (master file download)

Publicado: 17 Nov 2017, 02:01
por Vanfanel
Higgy escribió:Hi,

I had a few minutes to do a brief test. I tried loading the game but there is graphical glitches at the top of the screen? Is this still ok?

I have just been testing on a VGA monitor so I don't have sound, so I can't test at the moment the music issue.


Hi, Higgy!

You need to update the BBC Micro core to the latest version, that way you should have no graphics ussue. Please try and tell me how it works for you.

Re: INFO - Location of .MMB (master file download)

Publicado: 17 Nov 2017, 07:58
por Higgy
Ah! I missed that a new Core appeared!

The current Uridium is stored on a multi disk compilation. If I swap the disk image other games will break. So I need to change the file linking just for Uridium in the menu (and change menu text to next version).

Now, how did I do it last time :)

Re: INFO - Location of .MMB (master file download)

Publicado: 30 Mar 2018, 17:21
por Higgy
Sorry for the long delay. I have now updated to v1.3 Core and added Uridium.

I have been testing 'White Light' an amazing new BBC game. But there seems to be issues, it hangs when you lose all your lives. This happens on Core v1.2 & v1.3 we may need v1.4!! - http://bbcmicro.co.uk//jsbeeb/play.php? ... ro-DFS.ssd

I need to see if I can include White Light, then I will upload a new .MMB

Re: INFO - Location of .MMB (master file download)

Publicado: 30 Mar 2018, 19:55
por Vanfanel
@Higgy: I see you have already told Hoglet about the problems with White Light, so that's goingo to be cleared soon :)
Awaiting the new MMB!!