Old games modding

Location: Simferopol, AR Krym, Ukraine

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Exploring Moo1 project

You may download project as is http://rapidshare.de/files/32238878/Moo1prj.ZIP
How it should works:
1. you create new game, send ships, and quit moo;
2. copy starmap.crh to starmap.crk then edit it instead N write 02 for two players game
3. run 'crack.bat at first batch trying restore *.old files (you must create copy of original orion.exe & starmap.exe) . Next step is apply *.crk files.
4. after that batch correct technology level for second player
5. running Moo1, Player1 turn started ! After turn complete player leave the game pressing GQQ you may use ansi.sys for generate symbol chain pressing on choosen key !
6. exchange players data, and run Moo1 again, Player2 turn begin ! After second player complete turn, he press button Next Turn
7. Player2 second turn started !

Why project dont work ? (look at comments)

Moo1 multiplayer project

Let me introduce excellent game - Master of Orion 1 !
First game in series becomes true bestseller. Game is incredible, but have one serious bug.
There is have not multiplayer mode ( Dont worry this bug is - fixed !
*Year 1994 two programmers (me) Vitaly Tchaikin and Andrey Kozlov trying to fix game ... after 2 month of work we do that ! Next month we are try to modificate "combat mode", because only active player may command own ships. It was serious problem. Now we must completely rewrite combat code.
*Year 2005 some peoples remember great old game ... I am searching "Moo1 multiplayer project" on ancient server, but no results. Only small part of project remain, it was "Map editor".
*Year 2006 exploring *classic-trush on another pc, I found it ! I need time for check is it works ?! The most important file which exchange player information present, but one file perhabs corrupted ... Today I am plan to check it !