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Amiga Events : GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Posted by afxgroup on 2010/11/30 22:14:36 (5177 reads) News by the same author
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GemRB (Game engine made with pre-Rendered Background) is a portable open-source implementation of Bioware's Infinity Engine.

It was written to support pseudo-3D role playing games based on the Dungeons & Dragons ruleset (Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale series, Planescape: Torment). It should run on GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, possibly other UNIX derivatives and more. It is licensed under the GPL.

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Antique
Published: 2010/11/30 23:08  Updated: 2010/11/30 23:08
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From: Norway
Comments: 2313
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Really good work.
328gts
Published: 2010/11/30 23:22  Updated: 2010/11/30 23:22
Just can't stay away
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From: Toronto, Canada
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 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
AFXGroup baby
Slayer
Published: 2010/12/1 0:52  Updated: 2010/12/1 0:52
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Joined: 2008/3/11
From: Dunedin, New Zealand
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 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Awesome work!

Nicely done and thanks!
Phantom
Published: 2010/12/1 2:27  Updated: 2010/12/1 2:28
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Joined: 2008/11/20
From: Chania, Hellas
Comments: 503
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Bloody hell, that's really impressive news.

Time for hunting down these games and try them out.

Great job, congrats Andreas.
Cap
Published: 2010/12/1 8:23  Updated: 2010/12/1 8:24
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Joined: 2006/12/1
From: Melton Mowbray.Rural Capital of Food and Drink
Comments: 107
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Excellent.
Lucky for me to have a compilation box right to hand now.
Brilliant keep up the good work.
No time to go on my PS3 at this rate. :)
Joeled
Published: 2010/12/1 9:46  Updated: 2010/12/1 9:46
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From: Uppsala, Sweden
Comments: 609
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
@afxgroup
Thank you!
Lio
Published: 2010/12/1 21:40  Updated: 2010/12/1 21:40
Not too shy to talk
Joined: 2006/12/4
From: France
Comments: 314
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Thanks Andrea !
Kicko
Published: 2010/12/1 21:49  Updated: 2010/12/1 21:49
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From: Gothenburg / Sweden
Comments: 1048
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
+1
Phantom
Published: 2010/12/1 22:25  Updated: 2010/12/1 22:25
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Joined: 2008/11/20
From: Chania, Hellas
Comments: 503
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
+2
Cap
Published: 2010/12/1 23:24  Updated: 2010/12/1 23:24
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From: Melton Mowbray.Rural Capital of Food and Drink
Comments: 107
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Well i`ve made a start.
I get the intro playing on BG and BG2 but then i get an error.


O.
mve [ERROR]
[ResourceManager]: Searching for INTRO... Tried INTRO.mve INTRO.mve [ERROR]
[ResourceManager]: Searching for expmap.wmp...[NOT FOUND]
[ResourceManager]: Searching for STON08L... STON08L.mos...[chitin.key]
[ResourceManager]: Searching for STON08R... STON08R.mos...[chitin.key]
[ResourceManager]: Searching for STON08T... STON08T.mos...[chitin.key]
[ResourceManager]: Searching for STON08B... STON08B.mos...[chitin.key]
[ResourceManager]: Searching for GUICONN.chu...[chitin.key]
[ResourceManager]: Searching for startm... startm.mos...[chitin.key]
[CHUImporter]: Cannot Load BackGround, skipping
[ResourceManager]: Searching for gmpconnc.bam...[chitin.key]
[GUIScript]: Runtime Error:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "PROGDIR:GUIScripts/iwd/Start.py", line 74, in OnLoad
LoadGameButton = StartWindow.GetControl (0x07)
File "PROGDIR:GUIScripts/GUIClasses.py", line 68, in GetControl
return _GemRB.Window_GetControl(self.ID, control)
RuntimeError: Control is not found

Any ideas?
afxgroup
Published: 2010/12/2 0:40  Updated: 2010/12/2 0:40
Amigans Defender
Joined: 2006/12/2
From: Taranto, Italy
Comments: 881
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
on both games? did you change all the paths correctly?
Cap
Published: 2010/12/2 8:45  Updated: 2010/12/2 8:45
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From: Melton Mowbray.Rural Capital of Food and Drink
Comments: 107
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
GamePath=DH1:gemrb/BaldursGate2
CD1=DH1:gemrb/BaldursGate2
CD2=DH1:gemrb/BaldursGate2

These are the only lines i changed.
There are that many files to bring across.
I wonder if i`ve missed any.
Templario
Published: 2010/12/2 15:33  Updated: 2010/12/2 15:34
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From: Palencia (capital of the mythical Vaccean Kingdom)
Comments: 529
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
@Kicko

+3
afxgroup
Published: 2010/12/2 19:07  Updated: 2010/12/2 19:07
Amigans Defender
Joined: 2006/12/2
From: Taranto, Italy
Comments: 881
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
@Cap

You must change also the Game Type on top of config file. It is set for icewind dale
Mrodfr
Published: 2010/12/2 19:08  Updated: 2010/12/2 19:08
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From: France
Comments: 647
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
hello,

There are a list of the supported games with GemRB ?

Sorry not downloaded untill now but reserved for next week-end
afxgroup
Published: 2010/12/2 19:41  Updated: 2010/12/2 19:41
Amigans Defender
Joined: 2006/12/2
From: Taranto, Italy
Comments: 881
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Phantom
Published: 2010/12/2 20:06  Updated: 2010/12/2 20:06
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Joined: 2008/11/20
From: Chania, Hellas
Comments: 503
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
So till now there are three of them:

1. Baldur's Gate I, II, III (About the third I don't know as it uses a completely new engine)
2. Icewind Dale I and II
3. Planescape: Torment
Cap
Published: 2010/12/2 20:40  Updated: 2010/12/2 20:40
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From: Melton Mowbray.Rural Capital of Food and Drink
Comments: 107
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
@afxgroup

Excellent.
Thanks that was it.
I hadn`t actually noticed that setting,probably distracted by the fact the setting "Game name= Baldurs Gate 2" was below it.
afxgroup
Published: 2010/12/2 20:43  Updated: 2010/12/2 20:43
Amigans Defender
Joined: 2006/12/2
From: Taranto, Italy
Comments: 881
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
i don't know why the SDL window shows always Baldur's Gate 2...
nubechecorre
Published: 2010/12/2 22:24  Updated: 2010/12/2 22:36
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Comments: 1500
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
@Afx

Works fine here on my sam just 3 things..

The first: I have an error when i try to save the game..

The second: During the character creation, i cannot find any voice (i have italian version), the list is empty.. am i missing something? (the default is english..)

The third: is there a way to set the language voice during the movie playback?

Edit: I tried Baldur's Gate 1
nubechecorre
Published: 2010/12/2 23:45  Updated: 2010/12/2 23:45
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 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
@Afx

i have also another problem.. i cannot unpack a cabinet file with the unshield utility.. i use this syntax:

unshield x data1.cab

but always the same error:

Failed to open data1.cab as an InstallShield Cabinet File
afxgroup
Published: 2010/12/3 1:16  Updated: 2010/12/3 1:16
Amigans Defender
Joined: 2006/12/2
From: Taranto, Italy
Comments: 881
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
i didn't try the italian versions but i can try to play with it.
Regard the CAB file. It is possible that unshield don't recognize the cab file. in this case the only solution is to install the game on windows and copy the data files to os4
Cap
Published: 2010/12/3 9:08  Updated: 2010/12/3 9:08
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Joined: 2006/12/1
From: Melton Mowbray.Rural Capital of Food and Drink
Comments: 107
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Unshield also fails to function properly here as well,resulting in
"ram files =0".

I installed on windows and copied the lot across.
I now get past the character generation screen and then i get a blue screen bordered with the game icons.
This then ends in a "grim reaper" when iclick on an icon.
Reboot.

Still testing.
nubechecorre
Published: 2010/12/3 20:15  Updated: 2010/12/3 20:15
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Comments: 1500
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
@Afx

i installed Baldur's Gate 2 and after the character creation i get a blue screen and then a freeze..
Cap
Published: 2010/12/4 12:13  Updated: 2010/12/4 12:14
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Joined: 2006/12/1
From: Melton Mowbray.Rural Capital of Food and Drink
Comments: 107
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
as nubechecorre pointed out earlier.


Heres a bit of info on Baldurs Gate 1 failing to save in game.


Traceback (most recent call last):
File "DH1:GEMRB/GUIScripts/bg1/GUISAVE.py", line 152, in ConfirmedSaveGame
LoadScreen.StartLoadScreen()
File "DH1:GEMRB/GUIScripts/bg1/LoadScreen.py", line 41, in StartLoadScreen
Middle.SetMOS (LoadPic)
File "PROGDIR:GUIScripts/MetaClasses.py", line 60, in <lambda>
return lambda self, *args: M(self.WinID, self.ID, *args)
RuntimeError: Picture resource not found!..

Keep up the good work chaps. Looking good. :)
afxgroup
Published: 2010/12/4 14:36  Updated: 2010/12/4 14:36
Amigans Defender
Joined: 2006/12/2
From: Taranto, Italy
Comments: 881
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
please post these errors on gemrb forum.. they already know that an amigaos port exists..
nubechecorre
Published: 2010/12/4 20:16  Updated: 2010/12/4 20:16
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Joined: 2006/11/24
From:
Comments: 1500
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Oh! that's a great info in the meanwhile i bought, also, IceWindDale
Thematic
Published: 2010/12/4 21:01  Updated: 2010/12/4 21:01
Not too shy to talk
Joined: 2007/2/27
From: Gravity well
Comments: 492
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
I also had trouble with opening the cab file on the first game cd. Until I used unshield from the directory where I had the cabinet, and all went well swiftly.
Mrodfr
Published: 2010/12/5 20:41  Updated: 2010/12/5 20:59
Quite a regular
Joined: 2008/10/14
From: France
Comments: 647
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
Hello,

trying to unshield baldurgate2 shadow of ann with a .bin data used with diskimage.

Unfortunately, unshield don't work untill now.
(impossible to unshield message).

- Must I burn the image or someone arrive to unshield with a .bin ?


XAD_CAB for 68k (source included):

http://aminet.net/dev/src/xad_CAB.lha
afxgroup
Published: 2010/12/6 14:09  Updated: 2010/12/6 14:09
Amigans Defender
Joined: 2006/12/2
From: Taranto, Italy
Comments: 881
 Re: GemRB for AmigaOS4 released
for the BG1 problem just download:

http://gemrb.git.sourceforge.net/git/ ... bg1/LoadScreen.py;hb=HEAD

and put it into PROGDIR:GUIScripts/bg1 dir
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