Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#1889 closed defect

BS 2: Disc change crash

Reported by: SF/quikstrike Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: Engine: Sword2
Keywords: Cc:
Game: Broken Sword 2


After the cutscene of the ship exploding, it prompts me
to change discs. I do and it crashes.

Ticket imported from: #1099248. Ticket imported from: bugs/1889.

Change History (4)

comment:1 by eriktorbjorn, 15 years ago

By crash, do you mean it prints an error message like "Could
not find 'filename.res'" and then stops, or is it worse than

As the README points out, CD changing is not well tested,
and might not work at all. There are files which the game
engine expects to be able to find at all times, but which -
as far as I remember - are only found on the first CD.

It might be possible to just copy these files to hard disk
and then use the "extra path" setting to keep them visible
to ScummVM at all times, but I haven't tried this myself, so
I don't know if it works.

At the very least, the files it needs at all times are
scripts.clu, general.clu, players.clu and text.clu, but
probably also resource.inf,, cd.inf,
startup.inf, credits.bmp and credits.clu.

The easiest way is to simply copy all the necessary files
from both CDs to one directory on the hard disk. Again, the
README describes this.

comment:2 by fingolfin, 15 years ago

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comment:3 by fingolfin, 15 years ago

Status: newclosed

comment:4 by fingolfin, 15 years ago

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