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Bootscreen utility for 5.25 disks... Anyone remember this?


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#1 CaptainBreakout ONLINE  

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Posted Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:53 PM

Back in the day I had a pretty spiffy utility for putting bootsceens on 5.25 floppies running Dos 3.3

I don't remember the name of the utility. Anyone remember this? I'd like to use it again and release a few lost games.

I remember also that you could do some animated fields (scrolling and such) on the hires bootscreen. They also booted extremely fast. Seemed to aimed at the pirate community.

Edited by CaptainBreakout, Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:00 PM.


#2 The Usotsuki OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:35 PM

Some exist - I have one called Pirate's Signature.

 

And maybe you're also thinking of Beautiful Boot (DOS 3.3 filesystem compatible fastloader)?



#3 CaptainBreakout ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:04 PM

Thank you! Ya... that's it. Pirates Signature.

 

And I also remember Beautiful Boot. I made a bunch of my own disks with this with Copy II Plus... I started with one original disk. Really cool.

 

Thanks again. There's also "Advance Pirates signature" on Asimov, but haven't tried it. Seeing the original after 30 years tho was a real blast tonight. Wow! 





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