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Help with asterix translation
Post Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:27 pm
I don´t found text with WindHex32, I thing the text is compressed, anyone help me?
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Post Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:49 pm
In Emulicious, I opened the Tilemap Viewer and inspected the first splash screen ("CHARACTERS OF...") and if I hover the text it tells me it comes from ROM $5D492. This looks like some semi-compressed raw tilemap data - there seem to be LZ-style backreferences to previous values, but I didn't fully understand it. The decompression routine seems to be at $078b and it looks like it has bit-packed flags for each byte to say if it's raw data or a backreference.
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