Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

#1335 closed defect (invalid)

SIMON1DOS: Graphical glitchs in castle

Reported by: SF/mnbv Owned by: Kirben
Priority: normal Component: Engine: AGOS
Keywords: Cc:
Game: Simon the Sorcerer 1


I entered the castle with rupenzel and the room she is
in is all glitchy. I've just tried doing a cvs update
and recompiling but I'm still getting the corrupt graphics.

This is the English Dos version, non-talkie.

I'm using Linux (Debian, unstable).
Compiled with gcc 3.3.3

I've attached a savefile in the glitchy room.

Disclaimer : I've had this game sat on my abandoned FAT
partition for a few years now, this is the first time
I've played it in a *long* time so it could well be my
datafiles that are slightly corrupt. I'm not even
entirely sure where my disks are so a fresh install, to
test, would be difficult :-/

If no one else has this problem then feel free to close
this report and discard it.

Ticket imported from: #859237. Ticket imported from: bugs/1335.

Attachments (1)

simon1.002 (756 bytes ) - added by SF/mnbv 16 years ago.
Save in graphically glitchy room

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Change History (11)

by SF/mnbv, 16 years ago

Attachment: simon1.002 added

Save in graphically glitchy room

comment:1 by SF/mnbv, 16 years ago

Hmm, I used the woodworm on the floorboards in this room
(continued playing after I made the save file) and after a
few glitchy animations I was dropped back to the commandline
with the following error :
read_vga_from_datfile_2: can't open 1172.VGA!
Unless I'm mistaken this seems to support my earlier theory
of corrupt data files.

To test this simply load the datafile I supplied and use the
woodworm on the floorboards.

Setup as per previous report.

comment:2 by SF/mnbv, 16 years ago


note to self, "read what you have typed before submitting".

comment:3 by Kirben, 16 years ago

Definately corrupt data files, as simon1dos works fine with old
save game I have at that location.
Are you using the Infocom version ? someone reported exact
same corruption at that spot once before.

comment:4 by Kirben, 16 years ago

Owner: set to Kirben
Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

comment:5 by SF/mnbv, 16 years ago

Yeah, it's the infocom version.

So is this a case of corrupt data, or is it in a slightly
different format to other versions?
Also did the other bug report mention the crash at all?

comment:6 by Kirben, 16 years ago

Just a case of corrupt data files, the Infocom version just
seems to be become corrupt more easily I guess.
I own the infocom version of simon1dos and that location
work fine, there is no difference in formats used.

comment:7 by SF/mnbv, 16 years ago

OK, thanks for the info. Looks like I'd better be digging
out my old disks and hoping they aren't dead :)

comment:8 by Kirben, 16 years ago

Summary: Graphical glitchs in castleSIMON1DOS: Graphical glitchs in castle

comment:9 by fingolfin, 14 years ago

Component: Engine: AGOSEngine: AGI
Game: Simon the Sorcerer 1Space Quest 1

comment:10 by Kirben, 13 years ago

Component: Engine: AGIEngine: AGOS
Game: Space Quest 1Simon the Sorcerer 1
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