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0006508OilImperium[WHDLoad Installs Games] OCSpublic2024-06-12 09:57
Reporterchunky_tesco 
Assigned ToWeplProject InfoOil Imperium (reLINE)
http://www.whdload.de/games/OilImperium.html
 
PrioritynormalSeveritymajorReproducibilityalways
StatusassignedResolutionopen 
Summary0006508: Oil Imperium issue in oil pipe minigame on MiSTer FPGA
DescriptionIn Oil Imperium, on the MiSTer FPGA, the mouse controlled oil pipe laying minigame is unplayable due to the lack of native mouse support (the older MiST FPGA has DB9 connectors for joystick and amiga mouse and works fine).

The issue is detailed by the links in additional information -" this game is generally highly dependent on timing, but also uses a weird way of reading the mouse during that minigame - "It reads JOY0DAT every line (not frame, line!) and only checks if difference compared to previous read is negative or positive. (mouse movement speed -1, 0 or 1). UAE only updates mouse counters few times per frame which isn't really compatible with this weird method "

The Minimig Amiga core on the MiSTer uses a PC USB mouse that fast polls every 1ms, which is still too slow for the mini game - "At 60 frames a second, and 200 lines per frame, that means that OI is checking the mouse 12,000 times a second, or 12,800 times in PAL mode (50Hz * 256 lines), both of which are way past what current USB polling rates will handle".

Is there a way to patch the minigame as whdload menu option to make the game playable? I know its fairly niche.


Additional Informationhttps://misterfpga.org/viewtopic.php?t=4502

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=6569

https://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=41089
TagsNo tags attached.
MachineA1200
CPU68020
CPUSpeed14
ChipSetAGA
GFXCardNone
ChipMem2 MB
FastMem0 MB
WorkbenchOS 3.0
KickROM40 - Kick 3.1
KickSoftNone
WHDLoad18.9
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duplicate of 0005927assignedWepl Hi, Is it possible to patch the game to deal with the issues in Mister Minimig 
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note ~0013766

chunky_tesco (reporter)

sorry, wepl just found the original ticket - delete as dupe
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-Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2024-06-10 13:11 chunky_tesco New Issue
2024-06-10 13:14 chunky_tesco Note Added: 0013766
2024-06-12 09:45 Wepl Relationship added duplicate of 0005927
2024-06-12 09:57 Wepl Assigned To => Wepl
2024-06-12 09:57 Wepl Status new => assigned
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