Opened 21 years ago

Closed 21 years ago

Last modified 21 years ago

#790 closed defect (fixed)

COMI: can't examine things in inventory

Reported by: SF/barneyntd Owned by: eriktorbjorn
Priority: normal Component: Engine: SCUMM
Version: Keywords:
Cc: Game: Monkey Island 3


I'm using: ScummVM 0.4.1cvs Built on May 19 2003 17:41:22

to run Curse of Monkey Island (CD bought recently in UK) under MacOS X.

I have picked up various objects through the game which I'm sure I should be able to look at (for example, the treasure map to where Elaine is buried in Part II) but when I try to examine them, nothing appears.

I have attached a save game where I have just picked up a recipe book in part IV, but I can't see the recipes!


Ticket imported from: #740148. Ticket imported from: bugs/790.

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comi.s17 (247.1 KB ) - added by SF/barneyntd 21 years ago.
savegame with recipe book in inventory

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Change History (12)

by SF/barneyntd, 21 years ago

Attachment: comi.s17 added

savegame with recipe book in inventory

comment:1 by SF/barneyntd, 21 years ago

Component: Engine: SCUMM
Game: Monkey Island 3

comment:2 by SF/jamieson630, 21 years ago

I can confirm this problem too. I had to back up to a previous savegame so I could write down the treasure map when I first obtained it, because it was impossible to look at it again. And I did the recipe thing from memory, since I was never able to
look at the book. This problem also comes up with looking at the picture of El Pollo Diablo in the restaurant. The first time, it will come up. After that, it will not.

As for the savegame, my latest CVS copy is crashing when trying to load it. olki and khalek mentioned the same problem on IRC.

comment:3 by SF/jamieson630, 21 years ago

BTW, this happens when you try to look at things that go full- screen (the treasure map, the recipe book, the picture on the restaurant wall, etc.).

comment:4 by eriktorbjorn, 21 years ago

Hmm... Don't ask me why, but at least for the recipe book it seems to be related to the VAR_GAME_LOADED variable. I think it's script-8 that's responsible for showing (and hiding?) the book, and it simply does

[0000] (83) freezeUnfreeze(2) [0006] (AB) saveGame() [0008] (67) breakHere() [0009] (65) if (VAR_GAME_LOADED) { [0013] (6D) var214 = 1 [001D] (83) freezeUnfreeze(0) [0023] (7C) stopScript(0) [002D] (66) } else { [0029] (6D) var214 = 0 [0038] (9D) loadRoom(localvar0) [003E] (**) } [003E] (7B) stopObjectCode() END

In scummLoop(), if I remove the condition "!(_features && GF_AFTER_V8)" (which is clearly wrong anyway, since at the very least it should be &, not &&) I can read the recipe book as many times as I like, but I don't know if it breaks anything else.

comment:5 by eriktorbjorn, 21 years ago

By the way, I had problems loading the savegame so I used the debugger to jump to room 61 instead.

comment:6 by eriktorbjorn, 21 years ago

After some discussion with Fingolfin, I've made the change so that VAR_GAME_LOADED is always reset, if it's available.

Does this fix the other cases? I only checked with the recipe book.

comment:7 by fingolfin, 21 years ago

Owner: set to eriktorbjorn
Resolution: fixed
Status: newpending

comment:8 by SF/jamieson630, 21 years ago

Status: pendingnew

comment:9 by SF/jamieson630, 21 years ago

In the latest CVS, the portait of El Pollo Diablo can now be viewed multiple times, both with a new game and with a savegame that existed before the fix. Thanks, eriktorbjorn! Can't get enough of that portrait....

comment:10 by eriktorbjorn, 21 years ago

Status: newclosed

comment:11 by eriktorbjorn, 21 years ago

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