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wololo



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eLoader compatibility thread 

Hello, this is my first post here, so I'd like to thank the developpers of scummvm, and joostp for the psp port, this is probably the best emulator on this console right now. Monkey Island was the first video game I played on a pc (I was 9) and I am really happy to play it again.

Enough off topic, the goal of this thread is eLoader compatibility. I know that eLoader is not officially supported by scummvm, but it actually works, and some of us can't downgrade their psp currently (yes, I'm a lucky TA082 owner).

But I guess some memory problems might occur, some games might not work, etc... so I'd like to start a compatibility list.
Please feel free to add your own tests, and to confirm/dispute mine, I'll edit this post whenever I have new information !

ScummVM
0.8.2
eLoader version(s) 0.98 TIFF, 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6
OK

0.9.0
eLoader version(s) 0.98 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6
NO (sometimes works but crashes when starting a game)

eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6
OK

0.9.1 (2006 30 07)
eLoader version(s) 0.98 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6
NO

eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6, 2.71
OK


eLoader version(s) 0.995 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.71
OK

(for scummvm compatibility, more information can be found in the Homebrew database

Games

A green OK before the name of the game means that I was able to play the game on at least one version of the eLoader. a Red NO before the name of the game means that I wasn't able make it work with eloader yet.

OK Beneath a steel sky
eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6
ScummVM version(s) 0.8.2, 0.9.0, 0.9.1
OK (the first "inside the computer" scene is a bit bugguy, but I finished the game)

eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.71
ScummVM version(s) 0.9.1
OK

OK Broken sword 1
eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6
ScummVM version(s) 0.9.1(20060730)
OK (no videos)


eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6
ScummVM version(s) 0.8.2, 0.9.0
NO

OK Day of the Tentacle
eLoader version(s) 0.98 TIFF, 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6
ScummVM version(s) 0.8.2
OK

OK Flight of the amazon Queen
eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.71
ScummVM version(s) 0.9.1(20060730)
OK

MAYBE? Full throttle
eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.71
ScummVM version(s) 0.9.1(20060730)
MAYBE (I managed to play a few scenes, then it suddenly crashed. I need to retry one of these days)

OK Legend of Kyrandia 1
eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.71
ScummVM version(s) 0.9.1(20060730)
OK

MAYBE? Loom
eLoader version(s) 0.995 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.71
ScummVM version(s) 0.9.1(20060730)
MAYBE (The game starts but I don't have sound... maybe something with the way I configured sound in ScummVM...)

OK Monkey Island 1
eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6
ScummVM version(s) 0.8.2, 0.9.0, 0.9.1(20060730)
OK (I finished the game)

NO Monkey Island 3
eLoader version(s) ???
PSP Firmware(s) ???
ScummVM version(s) ???
NO (The game has been reported to crash at some moment in the intro scene... I didn't try myself though)

OK Simon the sorcerer 1 (CD)
eLoader version(s) 0.99 TIFF
PSP Firmware(s) 2.6
ScummVM version(s) 0.8.2
OK


Last edited by wololo on Fri Nov 24, 2006 1:11 pm; edited 2 times in total

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wololo



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(added information on full throttle and foaq)

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joostp
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Very nice, thanks!

I'm stickying this for the people who are stuck with eLoader (which is still unsupported), hopefully it'll stop some of the recurring eLoader questions that I'm unable to answer myself.

Hopefully other people will post their eLoader findings and experiences in this thread as well, so we have a central location where compatibility and quirks are documented.

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wololo



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Updated info for Full Throttle and Legend of Kyrandia

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Move this to the Wiki, perhaps?


Eugene

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wololo



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quote:
Originally posted by sev
Move this to the Wiki, perhaps?


Eugene


I think the wiki allows less discussion than the forum... but if there is a clean way for other people to give feedback on their own experience, then ok...
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It works for me on a FW 2.80 using the latest eLoader (0.9.9.5 Kriek) and ScummVM 0.9.1

i currently run Monkey Island 2 and Kyrandia without any problem.

It's amazing and fun Smile

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