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Sierra QA Files.

Post by Tawmis » Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:19 pm

Check this out...

Here's the files:
Sierra QA PCjr Archive.zip
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Re: Sierra QA Files.

Post by Rath Darkblade » Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:18 am

Wait until 2:45 before he actually turns it on... ;)

This is from 1989? :shock: I don't remember computers from back then being so ... tiny. ;)

And at 15:49 it finally starts to work! :D

An interesting trip back in time, Tawm. ;)

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Re: Sierra QA Files.

Post by Tawmis » Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:07 am

It was - and the fact he got the files off the drive and made them available - link in first post. Though I've tried to run Codename from the disk info he got - and I can't get it to run. So I need to see how he did it.

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Re: Sierra QA Files.

Post by Collector » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:50 am

It was no big deal to get it to run.
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Re: Sierra QA Files.

Post by notbobsmith » Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:52 am

8:05 "It looks just like Codename Iceman. Nobody wants that but I'm gonna copy it anyway."

20:30 Nature of Bug... DESIGN

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Post by Tawmis » Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:32 am

Collector wrote:
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It was no big deal to get it to run.
I mapped it in DOSBox, went to that path - tried Sierra ... just goes to the next line down with a blinking cursor...

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Post by Collector » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:15 pm

Remember that this came from a Peanut. You have to match machine types between the conf and the CFG.
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Re: Sierra QA Files.

Post by Tawmis » Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:39 pm

Collector wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:15 pm
Remember that this came from a Peanut. You have to match machine types between the conf and the CFG.
Just edited the RESOURCE.CFG to EGA320.DRV and it worked.

It's interesting some of those debug functions...

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Post by Rath Darkblade » Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:42 pm

Collector, this came from a Peanut? I don't understand. Do you mean Jimmy Carter? ;)

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Post by Tawmis » Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:24 am

Rath Darkblade wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:42 pm
Collector, this came from a Peanut? I don't understand. Do you mean Jimmy Carter? ;)
I am pretty sure you're kidding - but in the event you're not Peanuts!

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Re: Sierra QA Files.

Post by Rath Darkblade » Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:01 am

I was, of course, referring to Carter's past as a peanut farmer (before he became POTUS). ;) But I couldn't think of anything else (I was only 7 when the PCjr came out, in 1983). :)

The name "PCjr" faintly rings a bell, but not really. I was using a Commodore 64 at the time, and continued to use it all through the 80s. (In 1990, I got my first PC).

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