[Coco] Pac Man Version 1.01 - update already!

Glen Hewlett glen.hewlett at sympatico.ca
Sun Jul 2 15:27:12 EDT 2017

Hi Guys,

I don’t see those adds when I use the tiny upload site…. Weird.  I do use ad blocker with Chrome though…

I did post it on the CoCo Archive but it takes a little while to get approved and added to the site.  It should show up there shortly.


> On Jul 2, 2017, at 2:02 PM, Wayne Campbell <asa.rand at gmail.com> wrote:
> I got that too. It opened in another window, so all I did was close the
> window and I saw the dialog for saving the file. The flash update was just
> an ad. I ignore them anymore because I know my flash player is up-to-date.
> Plus you can't tell when the ad to update flash is actually a virus waiting
> to kill your computer. I have adobe set to update my adobe apps
> automatically (well, they tell me the update is available and I allow it to
> be updated), so I feel I can ignore those ads when they pop up.
> On Sun, Jul 2, 2017 at 10:26 AM, Bill Pierce via Coco <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> wrote:
>> Glen, I usually have no problem with most download sites, but when they
>> start requiring me to "update" my flash player just to download (or
>> something similar), I get really suspicious. This usually means they are
>> using a "special" version of flash player with their appointed ads to
>> interrupt your normal "non-ad" flash player.
>> If this is the final version, why not just upload it to the Color Computer
>> Archives?
>> Bill Pierce
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Glen Hewlett <glen.hewlett at sympatico.ca>
>> To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
>> Sent: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 10:39 am
>> Subject: Re: [Coco] Pac Man Version 1.01 - update already!
>> Hi All,Since Brian Matherne on Facebook said there was a virus detected in
>> the old version of my PAC MAN .zip file I decide to remove the only .exe
>> file I had in the .zip which is only used when you try to assemble the
>> source to a disk image.  I removed the .exe file (even the MAC version) but
>> the slz.c file is still there so you can compile it yourself and still
>> assemble the source code.  I  hope this didn't effect anyone.The new
>> version 1.01 (new link with no Executable files) can be found here:
>> http://s000.tinyupload.com/?file_id=75207664554142153594 <
>> http://s000.tinyupload.com/?file_id=75207664554142153594>Cheers,Glen> On
>> Jul 2, 2017, at 12:06 AM, Glen Hewlett <glen.hewlett at sympatico.ca>
>> wrote:> > Hi All,> > I have a Pac Man update already.  In this newer
>> version I moved the palette changing routine that makes the power pills
>> flash into the Vblank IRQ which get's rid of the little glitch that the
>> GIME chip has that causes a little flicking while the game is running.
>> This new version gets rid of that flicker.  Thanks to Nicolas Marentes for
>> letting me know about the GIME chip glitch and also how to get around it.>
>>> The new version 1.01 can be found here:> http://s000.tinyupload.com/?
>> file_id=00687103391918499591> > I’ll also add it to the CoCo archive:>
>> http://www.colorcomputerarchive.com/> > Cheers,> Glen> > > -- > Coco
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