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by RWAP
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: P.I. Cole - noir detective game
Replies: 23
Views: 1180

Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

b) Can you decompress the screens in the background - ie show the text input and allow text input, and show the menu on the left immediately and then just load the graphics in the appropriate frame? No, this is not possible, as most of the time I do not know which one will be the next screen. The u...
by RWAP
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: P.I. Cole - noir detective game
Replies: 23
Views: 1180

Re: P.I. Cole - noir detective game

Looking great - I love more adventures :) QREST (part of ACT was probably the fastest display method I have seen for compression) - but there are two ways around this - a) Why do you need to compress the screens? Is it to fit it on a floppy disk - or is the game going to run from HD disk or SD / CF ...
by RWAP
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: The Pawn is back. And it's not alone!
Replies: 40
Views: 1692

Re: The Pawn is back. And it's not alone!

This is excellent news and I am looking forward to this (and any other Magnetic Scrolls games)...
by RWAP
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Bad Apple demos
Replies: 62
Views: 3157

Re: Bad Apple demos

I wonder if the Bad Apple demo could be extended to run Dragon's Lair on the QL (someone needs to reach out to Jim Bagley)....
by RWAP
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Menu Generator
Replies: 29
Views: 1753

Re: QL Menu Generator

Back to the original topic of this post, another later version of QL Menu Generator has been found (dated 1995):

https://princess.kekfiles.com/dl/hpvE2t ... /QMG95.zip
by RWAP
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Menu Generator
Replies: 29
Views: 1753

Re: QL Menu Generator

From memory, the Liberation guys were happy for the sources to be released, but couldn't find them...

So yes - if decompiling works, that would be great
by RWAP
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from W. Yorks
Replies: 12
Views: 736

Re: Hello from W. Yorks

Welcome to the forums and I am glad to have been able to help provide you with one or two things you needed so far. Certainly the QL has shaped what I do today - from C programming and even PHP programming, to project development
by RWAP
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Menu Generator
Replies: 29
Views: 1753

Re: QL Menu Generator

The German manual is attached - this is indeed QMG :)
by RWAP
Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Menu Generator
Replies: 29
Views: 1753

Re: QL Menu Generator

Ah - I have found my message - this is "QMR" - Detlef Obermann has a printed manual, but no software....
by RWAP
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Menu Generator
Replies: 29
Views: 1753

QL Menu Generator

I must have been asked about QL Menu Generator by BusyBee Software back in May. I found the author - Wolfgang Vogel in Germany, and he has now replied to provide his permission for this formerly commercial software to be released as public domain. I just need to find the message / email where it was...