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by Elyus
Mon Oct 26, 2020 5:00 am
Forum: Mini vMac and Other Mac Emulators
Topic: Disk Images
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: Disk Images

Sadly, it's no longer easy for Macs to handle standard HFS. :sad: Apple continues to remove many backwards-compatible technologies, and mabam's advice of hfsutils is about the only workable solution. It's worth noting that hfsutils is just a collection of command line tools; it has neither a GUI of ...
by Elyus
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Basilisk II
Topic: Higher your monitor's resolution, tinier Basillisk's screen.
Replies: 21
Views: 3008

Re: Higher your monitor's resolution, tinier Basillisk's screen.

What exactly is this gammaramp supposed to achieve or solve? Upon further thought, the prefs item might more accurately be called `gammapassthrough`. Rakslice implemented the core functionality recently . Previously, all display settings were fully virtualized, but with this change, the emulated Ma...
by Elyus
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: Screen Brightness
Replies: 1
Views: 250

Re: Screen Brightness

In the absence of other info, my first guess is the gamma ramp bug kanjitalk mentioned for BasiliskII and further discussed on GitHub . Some games were exhibiting odd behavior when changing color palettes and gamma settings; in particular, games using 16-bit color depth (thousands of colors) may app...
by Elyus
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: Scrutiny in the Great Round
Replies: 13
Views: 976

Re: Scrutiny in the Great Round

I tried this game in Sheepshaver, and it may be a Quicktime version issue. They include Quicktime 2 in the installer.

If you have older Mac OS systems, adespoton is right that you might consider BasiliskII for this. Using BasiliskII and Mac OS 8.1, the game seems to run as expected.
by Elyus
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: Frequent crashes on boot and when launching apps
Replies: 14
Views: 1174

Re: Frequent crashes on boot and when launching apps

I tested Oxyd on my setup, and it seems to run, if a little jittery when using the mouse control. I'm trying to think what could be causing different behavior between the January build and the latest one. Zapping the NVRAM is worthwhile since it occurs to me the latest build may try to load the nati...
by Elyus
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: Working on bin/cue support in SheepShaver
Replies: 20
Views: 5507

Re: Working on bin/cue support in SheepShaver

@almeath: I tested with the Mac Garden images, and I was able to get CD Audio working for 3 but not 2. Note that you must install the game and video folder directly to your hard drive and run the game from there (not the CD) for it to work. The Readme explains that it's too much data to both play th...
by Elyus
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: My new 26 July 2020 build crashes often at shut down
Replies: 24
Views: 2296

Re: My new 26 July 2020 build crashes often at shut down

Thank you for fixing it, kanjitalk! I'm sorry to have added that stability issue :oops: I tested a couple hours last weekend and was able to reproduce the issue at least once, although without a conclusive fix or PR. In my case, it seemed like finding the available drive num was perhaps the root cau...
by Elyus
Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: Working on bin/cue support in SheepShaver
Replies: 20
Views: 5507

Re: Working on bin/cue support in SheepShaver

I've not tested the Alone in the Dark games, but I'd like to try them out to see if audio can be played. Unfortunately, I don't have a copy of these games, but I'll check the Mac Garden versions for CD audio.
by Elyus
Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: My new 26 July 2020 build crashes often at shut down
Replies: 24
Views: 2296

Re: My new 26 July 2020 build crashes often at shut down

From the crash log, it's the sys_unix bindings for getting CD volume that caused the crash.

Which OS version do you use? Do you have any CD ROMs mounted, either as disk, cdrom, or bincues? It's odd that there's a call to get CD audio volume when the system is shutting down.
by Elyus
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: My new 26 July 2020 build crashes often at shut down
Replies: 24
Views: 2296

Re: My new 26 July 2020 build crashes often at shut down

I'm glad it's been isolated to something that came in with bin/cue support; that's at least some direction, but I'll keep trying to reproduce it and see if there's some small fix that can be put in.

Do you get any output in the Console after the crash or a crash report?
by Elyus
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: My new 26 July 2020 build crashes often at shut down
Replies: 24
Views: 2296

Re: My new 26 July 2020 build crashes often at shut down

I'm not able to reproduce it here on Mojave, 10.14.6. Are there any particular steps or settings you've noticed that lead to the crash or does it seem random? In my PR, thanks to kanjitalk's prompting, I fixed a couple optimization bugs to make release builds more stable. They've all been resolved a...
by Elyus
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: Permissions or sandbox issue in Catalina 10.15.6
Replies: 21
Views: 1719

Re: Permissions or sandbox issue in Catalina 10.15.6

Not that I'm aware of, but Mojave is still my daily driver. What I have done ever since testing with Catalina or Big Sur is set Full Disk Access and leave it that way after having any permission issues.
by Elyus
Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:02 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: Permissions or sandbox issue in Catalina 10.15.6
Replies: 21
Views: 1719

Re: Permissions or sandbox issue in Catalina 10.15.6

Not sure if it'll help with your problem, but whenever I test on Catalina, I always have to be careful to add the SheepShaver executable to System Preferences -> Privacy -> Full Disk Access. Permissions are getting increasingly locked down in macOS, and at some point, the Mac builds of Sheep may nee...
by Elyus
Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: Working on bin/cue support in SheepShaver
Replies: 20
Views: 5507

Re: Working on bin/cue support in SheepShaver

After a few additional edits to enable optimization, this code is now merged into kanjitalk's repo . Thanks for those links, Cat_7! I hadn't thought about SCSI implementations from elsewhere, but I am definitely interested in going through neozeed's code and seeing if SCSI can be migrated into the c...
by Elyus
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: Working on bin/cue support in SheepShaver
Replies: 20
Views: 5507

Re: Working on bin/cue support in SheepShaver

I wanted to share a new bin/cue release with cross platform support: SheepShaver and BasiliskII binaries for bin/cue mounting under Mac and Windows Bin/cue should now be working on any platform for both Sheepshaver and BasiliskII! although I've not tested on Linux yet... This is getting close to a p...
by Elyus
Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: SheepShaver on macOS Big Sur
Replies: 6
Views: 1359

Re: SheepShaver on macOS Big Sur

Regarding the source repo, I built from a fork of kanjitalk's latest code.
by Elyus
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Shareware Heroes Book
Replies: 4
Views: 1533

Re: Shareware Heroes Book

I don't know how I completely missed all this! Thanks for sharing, Clockwise.

Very exciting to see the next book coming, mossy, and am backing now!
by Elyus
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: SheepShaver on macOS Big Sur
Replies: 6
Views: 1359

SheepShaver on macOS Big Sur

I've been playing around with the beta for macOS 11.0: Big Sur. The good news is that SheepShaver builds and runs just fine! https://i.imgur.com/4jZibvl.png There are a couple considerations though: 1. This is running on Intel, so it's not too surprising that everything's fine. Not much has changed ...
by Elyus
Tue May 26, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Basilisk II
Topic: Basilisk II CD capability
Replies: 4
Views: 1079

Re: Basilisk II CD capability

Ronald and adespoton are right as BII probably won't do exactly what you want. However, if you want to try this build of BasiliskII , you'll be able to play CD audio from bin/cue images (download it under Assets -> BasiliskII.app.zip ). These features aren't in main builds yet due to some outstandin...
by Elyus
Tue May 26, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Escape Velocity Override Remaster KickStarter
Replies: 21
Views: 3251

Re: Escape Velocity Override Remaster KickStarter

The project reached its main goal! Now they're working on getting to 1000 backers and a little extra money to incorporate some additional graphical updates. The sequel stretch goal is a bit far off with this being the last day, but if the game does well upon release, I'm sure Peter Cartwright still ...
by Elyus
Fri May 22, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: SheepShaver
Topic: Apeiron mouse problem
Replies: 14
Views: 6111

Re: Apeiron mouse problem

I recall having a discussion on Mac Garden about Input Sprockets and mouse controls in Mars Rising. For that game, the strategy of locking the mouse to SheepShaver with control-f5 seemed to work: https://macintoshgarden.org/forum/workaround-mars-rising-control-screen . Does that improve mouse perfor...
by Elyus
Sat May 16, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Escape Velocity Override Remaster KickStarter
Replies: 21
Views: 3251

Re: Escape Velocity Override Remaster KickStarter

Great ideas and thanks for sharing! I'll plan to take a look at MacOS9Lives too. That community has interested me for a while, but I haven't yet joined.
by Elyus
Thu May 14, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Escape Velocity Override Remaster KickStarter
Replies: 21
Views: 3251

Re: Escape Velocity Override Remaster KickStarter

The campaign received a one-week extension! I made a small video about some of the important aspects (at least, to me :smile: ) of Cosmic Frontier: Override. Hopefully, we can continue to generate interest and excitement as the goal nears.

https://youtu.be/J40ysi2e0fU
by Elyus
Sun May 03, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Escape Velocity Override Remaster KickStarter
Replies: 21
Views: 3251

Re: Escape Velocity Override Remaster KickStarter

Thanks for sharing this, ClockWise! To comment a bit regarding the background and permissions, this remaster is coming from Peter Cartwright, scenario designer of Escape Velocity: Override. He gladly discusses details on his Discord , and some info is also covered in Richard Moss's excellent book , ...
by Elyus
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Basilisk II
Topic: New System 7 setup on OSx Catalina
Replies: 110
Views: 19537

Re: New System 7 setup on OSx Catalina

I've encountered similar issues in the past. Not sure if this will fix any of the problems, but here's what I do: --- Regarding the BasiliskII build error, the Xcode project for BII seems a bit flaky when it comes to making dependencies. I usually explicitly select the "gencpu" and "build68k" scheme...