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One on One (aka Julius Erving and Larry Bird Go One on One)

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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
oneonone_dsk.zip (3.83 MB)
MD5: 4cb40740d5d0e0c4dea55794cb0bfabd
For System 1 - 5
Emulation
This game works with: Mini vMac

Dr. J and Larry Bird go one-on-one on the basketball court. The computer can play either, or humans can play both.

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Architecture: 68k

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MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2018, July 9 - 1:47am

Thanks for recovering MCP's old archive, Dax. It's good to see it here.

@jkheiser: I agree, moving files to Mini vMac to complete extraction is cumbersome.

If an archive I want to use in Mini vMac contains a disk image, I will usually extract the content on the host PC and then drop the disk image into a running Mini vMac window to mount. On a Mac I use "The Unarchiver" (or earlier versions) for this, as it can extract most Mac archiving formats, including .bin, .cpt, .hqx, .sit .sitx. On Windows I use it's commandline sibling, "unar.exe" to do the same.

If the extracted disk cannot mount in Mini vMac from the host PC for any reason, I'll then attempt to extract it under emulation in a disk drive image that I use in common with Mini Mac, Basilisk II and SheepShaver. And always under Basilisk II or SheepShaver, avoiding having to extract via Mini vMac, as it's a PITA in comparison.

As for the GZIP encoding on this website, it appears only the HTML response is GZIP-encoded. File downloads are not, so my earlier comment was inaccurate.

Thanks for the clarification. I had thought perhaps you had struck the browser ".hqx bug" instead (see user comments on that page).

Daxeria's picture
by Daxeria - 2018, July 7 - 3:35pm

MCP had a better download available on the Old Mac Archive, including packaging scans and a bootable image (based on the one that was here, but with the System file from an original disk). It is now restored above.

jkheiser's picture
by jkheiser - 2018, July 5 - 10:40pm

I spent nearly an hour messing around with the Gryphel Project’s ImportFl to get the encoded file into Mini vMac so I could unpack the archive with BinHex and Compact Pro, followed with ExportFl to get the disk image back to my host operating system for use in Mini vMac, where the game is fully playable. I then uploaded the naked disk image here for the convenience of other users of Mini vMac.

Then I belatedly remembered that StuffIt Expander supports Compact Pro archives! That would have saved me a lot of time.

I agree this particular archive is not ideal. It was defaced by whomever cracked the copy protection and the disk is not bootable. Until a more faithful archive is captured from a better source, I think both files are valuable.

As for the GZIP encoding on this website, it appears only the HTML response is GZIP-encoded. File downloads are not, so my earlier comment was inaccurate.

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2018, July 4 - 4:10am

@jkheiser: An observation that I have, is that both uploads are not original as they have creation and modification date stamps of 2003. This cannot be avoided at all costs as we need to have at least a working copy, if the original cannot be located.

Another observation I have is that posting up a raw disk image is not a good practice with regards to early Macintosh software archives.

DiskCopy error 'one-on-one.img'

Disk Copy 6x is having a problem with this raw .img once transferred to B2's internal disk.
MD5 checksum as DL'd: fa72a47b462a9982162330b0c5726a32 *one-on-one.img

While it is generally OK to use raw images with emulators that can load images at boot time or drag to mount in a running window. It is often detrimental to anyone still owning the physical hardware or attempting to use that raw image from within an emulator.

Obsolete and redundant methods aren't so difficult to use and do preserve those past works correctly - raw images, not so.

Also, I am intrigued by your comment "this website gzip-encodes HTTP responses, which reduces this disk image to only 160 kilobytes." Do you mean the ".hqx" file above?

jkheiser's picture
by jkheiser - 2018, July 3 - 5:24pm

The original archive is encoded with a proprietary and discontinued compression format, unnecessarily encumbering it for use in modern emulators. It’s also redundant: this website gzip-encodes HTTP responses, which reduces this disk image to only 160 kilobytes.

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by mrdav - 2018, July 3 - 1:57am

The contents of the second disk image look identical to the contents of the Disk Copy 4.2 image contained in the first download. Is the second download necessary?