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MenuMaker 0.4

SpiceWare

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Turns out there's an updated version of VecMulti that requires a slightly different format for the menu file. The menu created with MenuMaker 0.3 would show extra characters on those VecMulti cartridges, resulting in the names shifting.

 

 

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Starting with Page 2 the names would no longer line up with the numbers 1-4 (game 1 on page 2 is AllGoodThings).

 

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With the help of @NeonPeon I've been able to reverse engineer the new format, and have updated MenuMaker to support both versions.

 

 

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By default the menu will be created for the Original VecMulti. If the resulting menu is shifted, then select 2019+ VecMulti to create the menu with the new format.  The selection will be remembered.

 

Also fixed a one-off bug I discovered in version 0.3 that caused the last game in the Games directory to not show up in the menu.

 

Program with Source

MenuMaker20220110.zip

 

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I should really subscribe to your blog. ;) 

 

And I should order one of the new VecMulti's from Richard, too. :D

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Got my new VecMulti, and 1) it works with my Vectrex 2) MenuMaker successfully added games to its SD card! Thanks Darrell!

 

Now then... I need to look into getting rid of that buzzing noise. :) 

 

 

 

And find a better controller. :ponder: 

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