Opened 22 months ago

Closed 20 months ago

Last modified 20 months ago

#10676 closed defect (fixed)

SCI: Hoyle 5 floppy detection

Reported by: misterhands Owned by: digitall
Priority: normal Component: Engine: SCI
Keywords: Cc:


Hoyle Classic Games for Laptops
This is basically Hoyle 5 floppy version for Windows
SCI 2.100.002

Matched game IDs for the SCI [SCI0, SCI01, SCI10, SCI11, SCI32] engine: gk2, hoyle5-demo, lsl7-demo, lighthouse-demo, mothergoosehires, phantasmagoria, phantasmagoria2, pqswat, shivers, torin-demo

{"ressci.000", 0, "ca50cf09f80a5f982a965afea852cc42", 3278849},
{"resmap.000", 0, "d5eef6f2529313e950c4d78251a95b1e", 4213},

Old Maid is not included in this version.
Also it has apparently no main menu and each game is launched by a windows shortcut that calls SIERRAWH.EXE with a config file as argument.
For example for Backgammon it's:
SIERRAWH.EXE 1300l.cfg

Change History (5)

comment:1 by misterhands, 22 months ago

Summary: Hoyle 5 floppy detectionSCI: Hoyle 5 floppy detection

comment:2 by digitall, 20 months ago

Owner: set to digitall
Resolution: fixed
Status: newpending

Detection entry added in commit f0ae36e1d78dbd315e4f898bf3e8bf3684fd1329.

This should work, but due to the split game / lack of main menu, this may need testing and amending to have separate game entries for each subgame i.e. cfg file.

@misterhands: Can you please test with the current entry and see if this works. If not, we will need additional information i.e. md5sums for each config file to add entries for each subgame.

Setting to pending user feedback...

comment:3 by digitall, 20 months ago

Status: pendingclosed

Since bug submitter is not responsive and bug likely fixed, am closing.

@misterhands: If you get a chance to test with these, let us know the outcome here. Thanks.

comment:4 by misterhands, 20 months ago

Thanks for adding detection !

Game starts and shows a menu.
When clicking 'start game', it crashes with the following error:
View resource 903 not found!

comment:5 by digitall, 20 months ago

@misterhands: Damn. I did wonder when you said about the missing main menu and direct links in the orignal game. Can you please file a new bug on this crashing at "Start Game" and add a list of all the datafiles present with File MD5sums? This will allow the SCI engine developers to locate a copy of this and investigate.

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