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Re: SOS - Reviving a Power 3000 tape

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:57 pm
by mrtinb
And on this page there are 2 different ROMs http://www.2kb.dk/lambda_hardware.html

Re: SOS - Reviving a Power 3000 tape

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:28 pm
by andejens
Thank you for the links - unfortunately no luck with those either. I'll go search for my Lambda 8300 in the attic and see how it behaves on a real machine.
/Anders

Re: SOS - Reviving a Power 3000 tape

Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:44 pm
by mrtinb
Looks like Henrik has a great collection of Danish software for this machine on his website. Maybe he will make a copy of some of them. http://www.2kb.dk/lambda_spil.html

(My Lambda 8300 was found broken at a dump, and I have no software for it.)

Re: SOS - Reviving a Power 3000 tape

Posted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:59 pm
by XavSnap
Hi,

Something's wrong regard the "POWER 3000" BIOS ROM !
Most of "officials" BIOS are the same "Lambda 8300" BIOS ...
I checked the CRC on Mame/Mess... and many "Pow3000.rom" BIOS, ... all CRC are similar.

Most of Power3000 games in ASM CANT work properly with this wrong BIOS!
:mrgreen:

And I don't know if actual "Power3000" emulators can work using the right Bios too...
:lol:

Re: SOS - Reviving a Power 3000 tape

Posted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:58 am
by andejens
XavSnap wrote:
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:59 pm
...
Something's wrong regard the "POWER 3000" BIOS ROM !
...
By pure luck I ran into a guy that happens to have a working Power 3000 computer. I'm going to try the game out on his computer to see if it works.
And I'm still gonna give it a go on my lambda 8300 as well just for the fun of it.
/Anders

Re: SOS - Reviving a Power 3000 tape

Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:41 am
by mrtinb
I've just tried the game on the Lambda ROM version 1 on JSZeddy emulator, and it works great.

So this version is only playable on ROM version 1, and not the later ones.

Re: SOS - Reviving a Power 3000 tape

Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:17 pm
by mrtinb
And I've played it tonight with joystick on my Lambda 8300 ROM version 1.

Thank you!

Re: SOS - Reviving a Power 3000 tape

Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:35 pm
by andejens
Cool Martin - I had given up my self. Thinking that the power 3000 rom was different.
Version 1 rom - is that LAM10061.BIN ?

Oh - I see that you are referring to JSZeddy. What file did you use to play the game? Oh I finally get it - SOS.p referenced in this thread.
Now that I know that I wonder how I can play it on my windows pc


/Anders

Re: SOS - Reviving a Power 3000 tape

Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:24 pm
by mrtinb
Yes Lambda ROM version 1 is LAM10061.BIN.

In an emulator you can distinguish ROM versions like this:

Lambda ROM version 1 without color commands:

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[_]
Black screen with cursor in bottom.

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Lambda ROM version 2 with color commands:

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[READY]




[_]
READY text at top of screen, and with cursor in bottom.


To play this game is the emulator EightyOne, you have to manually set the ROM to LAM10061.BIN, and download it yourself to the ROMs folder

Re: SOS - Reviving a Power 3000 tape

Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:43 pm
by andejens
Thank you Martin!! - you are ACE!
/Anders