Release: GamePack for C64 Emulator!

Well, I said I would release it, so here it is.

I would have had it up sooner but I’ve been catching up on lost sleep ๐Ÿ˜›

Download it Now!

Here is a copy of the included README.txt

*** A BETTER COMMODORE 64 EXPERIENCE ***
GamePack for the C64 Emulator for iPhone and iPod Touch
(Build 1)
Created by DNA (aka DNA64)
email: dna@myhostclub.com
Additional Credits:
The images and games were chosen from a package created by dre10g of xsellize.com Edits were made by myself (DNA) to the .plist files for Keyboard Support and some minor compatibility issues were made as well.
Contents:
README.txt
go64.sh (Install Script)
Bruce Lee
Commando
Giana Sisters
IK+
Outrun
R-Type
Renegade
Strider 2
Installation Instructions:
(Requires Jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch)
Extract “GamePack.zip” and copy the “GamePack” folder and all of it’s contents to the iPhone or iPod Touch directory “/private/var/mobile/”.
Now enter the directory “/private/var/mobile/GamePack/” and set the file permissions of “go64.sh” to 755.
Using the MobileTerminal.app on the iPhone or iPod Touch (Available via Cydia)
enter the following commands (Excluding the “$” which is just an example prompt):
$ su root
(Enter your password when asked)
$ cd Gamepacks
$ ./go64.sh
Follow the onscreen instructions from here on.
For comments, feedback, support and updates please visit:
If you post a better guide up or a review or comment etc on your blog send me and email, I’d love to see it. email: dna@myhostclub.com
– Enjoy!
DNA (aka DNA64)

*** A BETTER COMMODORE 64 EXPERIENCE ***

GamePack for the C64 Emulator for iPhone and iPod Touch

(Build 1)

Created by DNA (aka DNA64)

email: dna [at] myhostclub [dot] com

web: http://dna.myhostclub.com/wp/

Additional Credits:

The images and games were chosen from a package created by dre10g of xsellize.com Edits were made by myself (DNA) to the .plist files for Keyboard Support and some minor compatibility issues were made as well.

Contents:

README.txt

go64.sh (Install Script)

Bruce Lee

Commando

Giana Sisters

IK+

Outrun

R-Type

Renegade

Strider 2

Installation Instructions:

(Requires Jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch)

Extract “GamePack.zip” and copy the “GamePack” folder and all of it’s contents to the iPhone or iPod Touch directory “/var/private/mobile/”.

Now enter the directory “/var/private/mobile/GamePack/” and set the file permissions of “go64.sh” to 755.

Using the MobileTerminal.app on the iPhone or iPod Touch (Available via Cydia)

enter the following commands (Excluding the “$” which is just an example prompt):

$ su root

(Enter your password when asked)

$ cd Gamepacks

$ ./go64.sh

Follow the onscreen instructions from here on.

For comments, feedback, support and updates please visit:

http://dna.myhostclub.com/wp/

If you post a better guide up or a review or comment etc on your blog send me and email, I’d love to see it.

email: dna [at] myhostclub [dot] com

– Enjoy!

DNA (aka DNA64)

Download GamePack.zip (876KB)

Download GamePack (Build 2) 872KB

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30 thoughts on “Release: GamePack for C64 Emulator!

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  2. Darren

    This is wrong.. – Now enter the directory โ€œ/var/private/mobile/GamePack/

    var in root is a link to /private/var so it should be /private/rar/mobile/GamePack/ ๐Ÿ™‚

    Anyway… I copied them across manuall.. set the permissions to the new files 755 and the emulator doesn`t start up now! Will have to go for re-install…
    Any ideas why it doesn`t find my C64.app dir ? it`s in the correct place..

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  3. Darren

    @Darren
    I think the reason why it doesn`t start is because of the new games in this version..
    Internation Tennis, Football etc..
    The plist file is different to the others.. and it contains extra png`s.. I remember this because I was copying some games over a while ago.. if I used the original game dir`s then it was fine.. soon as I used the new game dir ( Int Tennis ) for example.. the emulator wouldn`t start at all…

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  4. DNA Post author

    @Darren

    That is incorrect.

    And I have tested this GamePack and it is 100% working.

    Also the script will set all of the game file permissions so you don’t have to.
    The only one that needs to be changed is the go64.sh installer script.

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  5. DNA Post author

    @Darren

    I wrote the script so it could learn the directory.
    You MUST have the C64.app in the “/private/var/mobile/Applications/” directory!

    If you are still getting an error I would be happy to help find a solution.

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  6. Darren

    Hey!

    yes still getting the error.. C64.app is in that dir.. obviously under some long dir.. doesn`t find it at all!!

    I can manually do it… it works… but when I do the same with the newly added games.. with the different plist file and the extra pngs it fails to load…
    I revert back and all is good

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  7. DNA Post author

    @Darren

    For the installer to work you MUST run the installer script (go64.sh) from “/private/var/mobile/GamePack/” and you MUST NOT overwrite the gameInfo.plist in each game directory! (The gameInfo.plist will NOT overwrite them)

    Furthermore, ALL original directories MUST exist.
    I will include some error checking in Build 2.

    Perhaps you should try starting with a fresh install?

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  8. Darren

    Thanks for the help.. I did a fresh install.. I have been running the script from the correct location. Oh… when I`m doing it manually I`m overwriting the plist file in the games dir..
    I see your install command, just sets the permission mode and prints the location out..
    How is it not overwriting the plist file if your installing it to the same location as the existing ? does it append the original one then ?

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  9. Darren

    Also another note… when you unzip Gamepack.zip.. there`s a Gamepack dir inside another one ? so I`m guessing once you unzip.. you go into the Gamepack directory ( you just unzipped ) ( you have a _MACOSX and another Gamepack dir ) it`s this one I`m coping ? I didn`t see the point of copying over the one you unzipped because the locations would be wrong. ( having a Gamepack dir inside a Gamepack dir )

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  10. DNA Post author

    @Darren

    The install script installs the new files along side the old ones and appends all original existing gameInfo.plist files with a “~” as well as sets the permissions of all the files to 755. And yes, it does echo back the processes. I prefer verbose installs so you can see what’s happening.

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  11. DNA Post author

    @Darren

    Oops!
    Sorry about that, I guess thats and issue for Windows Users I never thought of.

    When I extract it on my system it doesn’t have an extra GamePack directory, I actually checked to make sure. I will fix this in the update. Thanks again for pointing that out.

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  12. DNA Post author

    @DnP

    I was actually considering installing that game, but after narrowing the list down to just 8, it didn’t make my list ๐Ÿ˜›

    Glad to hear you were able to change it without any problems.

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  14. Darren

    @DNA
    Hmm still doesn`t find my C64.app dir ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Really don`t know why… all I can think of doing is writing that big ass directory down and putting it in the script ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

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  15. DNA Post author

    @Darren

    That would work, however there is no reason the script shouldn’t be able to read the directory.

    It checks to make sure the directory exists, if it doesn’t exist it will provide an error and wont be able to read the apps GUID. The error message will then show an asterisks “*” in place of your GUID.

    If the directory does exist then you would see your GUID in place of the asterisks “*”.

    Where are you running the “go64.sh” install script from?
    That is the only thing I can think of that might cause the script to fail reading the C64.app directory.

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  16. Darren

    @DnP
    But a bit impossible as you need spacebar to launch grenades!!

    Might have to replace this… along with Renegade.. as I can`t seem to punch either!

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  17. DNA Post author

    @Darren

    I don’t have any problems launching grenades ๐Ÿ˜›

    And yes, sadly and all time favorite of mine “Renegade” is a little hard to play as I haven’t found the controls to punch or kick yet. I will be removing the game and updating the Pack to (Build 4) soon. This will likely be the final build as I will be releasing the Game Loader soon as well.

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  19. jediknight44

    I just got this today, and if everyone follows the directions in the included readme.txt file, it should work fine. It did for me at least! I hope to see some more game packs available from you soon. All the games in this one work fine. maybe you could include my favorite -ALIENS- ?
    Keep up the good work!

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    1. DNA Post author

      Thanks for the post, sorry for the delay in my reply sometimes posts get lost in the flood of spam ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
      I’m going to be spending the next week working on the site and hopefully a new release ๐Ÿ™‚
      Follow my twitter for instant updates as they happen.

      Cheers!
      – DNA

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