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Author:  ClydeFrog [ Sat 26 Mar, 2005 7:39 am ]
Post subject:  Wont work

I have a TI-84+ Silver Edition with Mirage OS v1.2 installed.

Prior to installing TVF I reset the RAM and Garbage collected. After putting on the actual game and chapter 1 I went to access the game. At first it said that it couldn't find the map in the RAM, so I unarchived the chapter 1 file. Now when I go to TVF on Mirage OS the screen flashes white then goes back to Mirage OS.

Also, I have OS V2.30 installed on my calc, so it isn't an OS problem.

Perhaps it's not compatible with TI-84+ SE? Or is there something else that I can do to get the game to work?

I've reset my RAM twice and garbage collected twice just to make sure but it didn't work.

Help, please.

-ClydeFrog

Author:  Gambit [ Sat 26 Mar, 2005 8:26 am ]
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Most likely, you don't have enough RAM. Although you may have reset the RAM 2 times, archived programs (or any archived variable) take up ~12 bytes of RAM each. Multiply the # of archived variables you have by ~12 and that's how much RAM is being "wasted." Try and delete as many archived variables as you can (an archive vars reset will do too).

If that doesn't work, then I don't know (I haven't played TVF yet :( )

edit: It appears that archived programs take 8 bytes of RAM each??? :?:
edit: I figured it out: it's 7 bytes + # of characters in the program name :)

Author:  Kozak [ Sat 26 Mar, 2005 8:43 am ]
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Yeah you really need an extreme amount of free memory to play, you need the bytes in RAM that archived programs take.

Author:  ClydeFrog [ Sat 26 Mar, 2005 8:56 am ]
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I cleared my archived variables (after backing up all of my games, lol) and I got it to work. This game is awesome!

Thanks!

Edit: This game reminds me of Golden Sun, the best Game Boy Advanced game in existance. 8)

-ClydeFrog

Author:  kv83 [ Sat 26 Mar, 2005 4:22 pm ]
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ClydeFrog wrote:
Edit: This game reminds me of Golden Sun, the best Game Boy Advanced game in existance. 8)
I remember that Kozak used to play that game too... though it's a lot of different imho

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