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Stonecracker & p61
« on: June 29, 2013, 18:30:03 »
Is there a quick way to either decompress these or load them into a player (PC) that can then save them out without resorting to emulation?

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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2013, 02:17:50 »
I know of no player/tracker that handle any stonecracker data (on PC).
As for P61a converter, well, I know of at least one :) ... if samples aren't packed, that is.

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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2013, 02:28:52 »
xmp should have support for various The Player formats, including p61a.

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* The_Player_6.1a.c   1998 (c) Asle / ReDoX
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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2013, 13:02:30 »
I have ripped a few mods in s404 and p61a format.  Some I can drop on XMPlay or Brzplayer and they play ok, some aren't recognised at all.  I can't tell if in fact they are datafiles or mods at the moment.  What I was wondering, was there a tool for the PC to decompress them in order to check what they were?  Also, the players don't allow them to be saved in a playable module format that are recognised.

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As for P61a converter, well, I know of at least one  ... if samples aren't packed, that is.

This is where the files come from!  ;)

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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2013, 22:43:32 »
Same reply as before. I know of no tool on PC that will save a P61A and/or aS404 packed mod to a standard mod.
priestessofstorm.p61 is a P61A with packed sample
tribal_trouble.p61 is a S404, containing a P61A

Second one converts OK with Prowiz. First one, well, I'd use The Player on Amiga :)

For both, I'd track the author and ask for the originals :D

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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2013, 23:38:20 »
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For both, I'd track the author and ask for the originals

Well, as I had a few of both types, I just checked them all against what was on here.  ;)

Most were fortunately, just a long arsed way to check them....

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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2013, 00:33:31 »
I'll implement a search by real size shortly (next week-end ?). That could help.
Also, I didn't ask. How did you rip those files (and from where) ?

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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2013, 13:01:26 »
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Also, I didn't ask. How did you rip those files (and from where) ?

I paid a visit to Scene.Org to see what/if anything new had been uploaded. Think I may have been in the \pub\music\disks\ folder where a few prods had been added for 2013 since I last checked.  As always, Mrip v3 and PW used depending on PC/Amiga files.

Also, now I have 3tb of disk space, I have also been adding and checking scene CDs for things I may have missed.

Dreams 1 Disk #1\
Dreams 2 Disk #1\
Dreams 2 Disk #2\
Epidemic Disk #1\
Epidemic Disk #2\
Hornet Mods #1\
Hornet Mods #2\
Modplanet Disk #1\
Modplanet Disk #2\
Mods Anthology Disk #1\
Mods Anthology Disk #2\
Mods Anthology Disk #3\
Mods Anthology Disk #4\
Tracked Worx 2k Disk #1\
Tracked Worx 2k Disk #2\
Tracked Worx 98 Disk #1\
Tracked Worx 98 Disk #2\

As the disks have been sat in a drawer for however many years, I thought why not bung them on my drive and have a nostalgic look through it all....


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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2013, 16:43:25 »
Is there a quick way to either decompress these or load them into a player (PC) that can then save them out without resorting to emulation?

curious, Deliplayer (PC) plays the mod priestessofstorm.p61 but tribal_trouble.p61 not. BZR player plays tribal_trouble.p61 but priestessofstorm.p61 not.
A new version is out from BZR player.

To quick decrompress i use winuae, opus 5.5 with XFD to decrompress quick and fast packed mods etc. On pc side sorry no idea.

http://aminet.net/package/util/pack/xfdmaster



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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2013, 17:36:15 »
I was thinking about Winuae, but quite honestly, I couldn't be arsed to try to get it all working. I don't think I even have any WB images for it....

I had 20 or 30 mods in both formats and just wanted to go through them as quick as possible.  I had the same issues with XMPlay and BRZ, not got DP (PC) on this particular machine as I never quite got it working on Vista, so haven't bothered this time.  I have the new version of BRZ but not got any of the files anymore as I got the .mod versions of most of them.....



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What is the latest version of Prowiz?

prowiz.exe   258,462
Prowiz64bit.exe   2,920,945

No idea if these are really old or what.

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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2013, 17:53:38 »
I use win7 64 bit and Deliplayer (PC) works fine. Use the compatibility mode, windows xp sp3.


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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2013, 21:45:58 »
well, for 30 (or any quantity in fact), please, send over. I'll decrunch/convert everything in no time. I've got it all set up over here.

Anyway, about Prowiz, giving me the size is no use. I don't keep old compilations and thus, the "latest" is on my computer :). But, unless you're on to rip Amiga exe, there's nothing new. Some fixes, detection wise, for BZR player (never used this one) is about all.

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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #12 on: July 02, 2013, 22:26:45 »
I use win7 64 bit and Deliplayer (PC) works fine. Use the compatibility mode, windows xp sp3.

Maybe I'll give it another try then.

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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2013, 22:47:24 »
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well, for 30 (or any quantity in fact), please, send over. I'll decrunch/convert everything in no time. I've got it all set up over here.

Like I mentioned, I managed to get the modules off AMP and deleted the p61/s404.  In future, I'll keep these files if I come across any, and if the module isn't already available.

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Re: Stonecracker & p61
« Reply #14 on: June 21, 2015, 18:58:02 »
sorry to resurrect an old thread.

our amigadepacker should handle S404/SQSH/MMCP/PP20 files...

http://zakalwe.fi/~shd/foss/amigadepacker/
Jabber/XMPP ID on request.