[Coco] "Downland" Mystery on the CoCo3
dragonbytes at cox.net
Wed Mar 24 20:07:16 EDT 2010
You may be right! My cartridge version that works on my CoCo3 is 1.1 of Downland. Also the .rom of 1.1 worked in a CoCo3 emulator. However, when I tried a 1.0 .rom in the coco3 emulator, it wouldnt load, and just showed a garbled screen. Perhaps they patched it to work on CoCo3 in 1.1. Thanks :)
On Mar 24, 2010, at 7:41 PM, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 06:48:25PM -0400, Arthur Flexser wrote:
>> I seem to recall that there were two different versions of Downland, with
>> the second having been developed to allow compatibility with the CoCo 3,
>> though I don't know if it took advantage of any of the CoCo 3's features.
>> But my memory is pretty vague on this...can anyone confirm it?
> That is my memory as well. I remember picking-up a copy of the
> CoCo3-compatible version at a CoCoFEST! not long after seeing a
> discussion about this on the list -- it's probably in the archives
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