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Description: Interpreter for Magnetic Scroll games
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Size: 3Mb
Version: 0.30
Date: 29 Mar 21
Author: Thomas Dettbarn
Submitter: aGGreSSor [CPU]
Requirements: ABIv0; i386; IconX
Category: game/adventure
License: BSD
Distribute: yes
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============================== F E A T U R E S ==============================

dMagnetic  is  an  Interpreter  for  Magnetic  Scrolls.  With  it,  it  is
possible  to  play  the  classic  text  adventures  (or interactive fiction)
"The Pawn", "The Guild of Thieves", "Jinxter", "Myth", "Fish!", "Corruption"
and "Wonderland" on modern computers.

============================ R E Q U I R E M E N T ==========================

dMagnetic tested and worked fine on the following configurations:

- IcarOS i386               (Kickstart 51.51, Workbench 40.0, AROS ABIv0)
- AROS One i386             (Kickstart 51.51, Workbench 40.0, AROS ABIv0)

================================= U S A G E =================================

To start a game, run
dMagnetic [-ini dMagnetic.ini] GAME
where GAME is one of 
  [pawn guild jinxter corruption fish myth wonderland]

-ini dMagnetic.ini       to provide an inifile
-mag MAGFILE.mag         to provide the game binary directly
-gfx GFXFILE.gfx         to provide the game graphics directly
-msdosdir DIR/           to provide the game binaries from MSDOS
-tworsc DIR/TWO.RSC      to use resource files from Wonderland
                         or The Magnetic Scrolls Collection Vol.1
-d64 m1.d64,m2.d64       or use the D64 images. (Separated by ,)
-amstradcpc 1.DSK,2.DSK  or use the DSK images. (Separated by ,)
-spectrum image.DSK      or use DSK images from the Spectrum+3
-archimedes image.adf    or use adf/adl images from the Archimedes
-atarixl 1.ATR,2.ATR     or use .atr images from the AtariXL

-rmode RANDOMMODE  where mode is one of
  [pseudo real]
-rseed RANDOMSEED  to set the random seed between 1 and 2147483647
-vrows ROWS        to set the number of rows for the pictures
-vcols COLUMNS     to set the number of columns for the pictures
-vmode MODE        where mode is one of
  [none monochrome monochrome_inv low_ansi low_ansi2 high_ansi
   high_ansi2 sixel utf]
-vlog LOGFILE      to write a log of the commands used
-vecho             to reprint the commands (useful for | tee)

 -bsd shows the license
 -ega prefers EGA images
 -help shows this help
 -helpini shows an example dMagnetic.ini file
 --version shows 0.30

================================ S O U R C E ================================

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