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  1. Ok, we are nearly 2 years after the last message Months are running at an incredible speed! I found some time to add 38 new games (again with contributions from T. Busse), 170 new clones, rework java and C# sources to be more closer to each other, slightly update the engine (check xml documentation for byte-trunc instruction), and greatly improved an internal function to try to automatically found the encoding algorithm of a specific hiscore file. So, yes, the project is still alive! Games: R2D Tank, Radar Scope, Guardian, Prehistoric Isle in 1930, Prehistoric Isle 2, Wild Western, The Three Stooges In Brides Is Brides, Black Widow, Gravitar, Space Duel, Eggs, Eliminator, Exed Exes, Loco-Motion, Pac & Pal, Start Trek, Tac/Scan, Warlords, Zektor, Snap Jack, Son Son, Demolition Derby, Espial, Kozmik Kroozr, Omega Race, Rampage, Satan's Hollow, Solar Fox, Spy Hunter, Time Pilot '84, Two Tigers, Wacko, Fire Truck, The Ninja Warriors, Gradius III, Lode Runner, Rainbow Island, Viewpoint, Youjyudn. all games from mame 0.1 to 0.28 are supported clones aligned to mame 0.212 hiscore.dat Everything is here: http://greatstone.free.fr/hi2txt/index.html
  2. Finally a new release to close 2017 v1.9 What's new? Some contributions from T. Busse (11 games): Thanks a lot!! 47 new games supported: Star Force, Rescue, Mysterious Stones - Dr. John's Adventure, Hunchback, Splat!, Space Zap, Sinistar, Reactor, Jr. Pac-Man, Bubbles, Blaster, Stargate, Diamond Run, Super Pac-Man, Invader's Revenge, Krull, Arabian, Seicross, Pepper II, Space Panic, Mouse Trap, Mad Planets, Venture, Fantasy, Vanguard, Lost Tomb, Jump Bug, Moon Quasar, Moon Base Zeta, Space Invaders Deluxe, Galaxy Wars, Gorf, Raiden DX, Forgotten Worlds, Galaga 3, The Empire Strikes Back, The Pit, Mirax, Mega Zone, Blasteroids, NATO Defense, Gaplus, Dawin 4078, Vs. Battle City, Halley's Comet, Horizon, ... all games from mame 0.1 to 0.24 are supported clones aligned to mame 0.192 hiscore.dat Everything is here: http://greatstone.fr...txt/hi2txt.html Feedbacks are welcome as well as game support requests or help Cheers and happy Christmas! GreatStone
  3. So, I started my own thread DazzleHP ...And published a new release.
  4. So, to "start" 2017, here is the new v1.8! What's new? Some contributions from T. Busse (14 games) and Japi (3 games): Thanks a lot!! 38 new games supported, and many many clones: Andro Dunos, Armored Scrum Object, Alpha Mission 2, T.N.K III, Fighting Golf, Psycho Soldier, Touch Down Fever, Fighting Soccer, Side Trak, Space Thunderbird, Omega, Pop Flamer, Wizard of Wor, War of the Bugs, Vs. Dr. Mario, Nibbler, Solomon's Key, Bosconian, The Empire Strikes Back, Road Fighter, Star Wars, Rally X, Turtles, Astro Blaster, Cosmic Avenger, Depthcharge, Mr. Do's Castle, Vs. The Goonies, Pitfall II, Space Cruiser, Space Bird, Space Fury, Zero Hour, Bang Bang Busters, Iron Clad, Crossed Swords 2, Cyber-Lip, Eightman, Ghost Pilots, Ghostlop engine improvements: full support the new hiscore.dat from the lua plugins of mame. Everything is here: http://greatstone.fr...txt/hi2txt.html Feedback is welcome as well as game support request or help Cheers! GreatStone
  5. Hello everybody, As suggested by DazzleHP, I am creating now a specific thread for hi2txt utility. I started back in 2014 from the hashes of HiToText brilliant utility, providing full flexibility to describe how to extract hiscores without hard-coding anything in the program itself. Everything is here: http://greatstone.fr...txt/hi2txt.html Feedback is welcome as well as game support request or help Last release: v1.10 (2019-09-08) [Overview][Command-Line usage][XML format][All supported games] Cheers! GreatStone
  6. v1.6 released! What's new? 31 new games supported Golden Axe, Ghouls'n Ghosts, Wyvern F0, Strider, Xevious, Xevious 3D/G, Vasara, Vasara 2, Shark Attack, Shinobi, Aero Fighters / Sonic Wings, Aero Fighters 2 / Sonic Wings 2, Aero Fighters 3 / Sonic Wings 3, Aero Fighters Special / Sonic Wings Limited, Turbo Force, Karate Blazers, Lethal Crash Race, F-1 Grand Prix, F-1 Grand Prix Part II, Pipe Dream, Tao Taido, Hatris, Power Spikes, Power Spikes II, Welltris, King of Fighters '94, King of Fighters '95, King of Fighters '96, King of Fighters '97, King of Fighters '98, King of Fighters '99 hi2txt general improvements imp: add -xml parameter allowing to display data in XML, for easier front-end integration (requested by GameEx team) imp: output table now accepts 'display' attribute fix: divide operation is now using a scale factor to avoid "non-terminating decimal expansion" error imp: operations can now use a unique field value to work on all values of a table column (ex: kof97) imp: nvram file is now supported as argument of hi2txt fix: display table columns and values even if all columns are using "format" or "src" attributes to build their values Everything is here: http://greatstone.fr...txt/hi2txt.htmlFeedback is welcome as well as game support request or help Cheers! GreatStone
  7. v1.5 released! What's new? 23 new games supported Dragon Spirit, Armored Warrior, After Burner, After Burner II, Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow over Mystara, Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom, Operation Wolf, Operation Thunderbolt, Nebulas Ray, Final Star Force, Fire Battle, MX5000, Dyger, Change Air Blade, Chopper, Legion, Twin Hawk, Cyvern, A.B. Cop, Ace Attack, Dragon World II, Zero Team, Side Arms, Crypt Killer hi2txt general improvements decoding speed significantly improved xml files now bundled as one zip for easier installation As usual, everything (including full documentation), is here: http://greatstone.fr...txt/hi2txt.htmlFeedback is welcome as well as game support request Have a good day! GreatStone
  8. Hello Adultery, Any chance to see hi2txt supported natively inside GameEx? Regards, G.
  9. wip for the next release... 2015-09-26 game: support "Side Arms" (sidearms, sidearmsr, sidearmsur1, sidearmsu, sidearmsj)2015-09-26 game: support "Zero Team" (nzeroteam, zerotm2k, zeroteam, zeroteamd, zeroteamc, zeroteams, zeroteamsr, zeroteama, zeroteamb)2015-09-26 game: support "Dragon World II" (drgw2, dw2v100x, drgw2hk)2015-09-25 game: support "Ace Attack" from native nvram (aceattac, aceattaca)2015-09-25 game: support "A.B. Cop" from native nvram (abcop, abcopj)2015-09-24 game: support "Cyvern" from native nvram (cyvern, cyvernj)2015-09-21 game: add "Crypt Killer" in hiscore.dat and support it (cryptklr). This is a first tentative to add a new game inside hiscore.dat cryptklr: 0:237dc0:50:40:002015-09-20 game: support "Twin Hawk" (twinhawk, twinhawku, daisenpu)2015-09-20 game: support "Legion" (legiono, legion, legionj, legionjb)2015-09-20 game: support "Chopper" (chopper, choppera, chopperb, legofai)
  10. Work in progress for the next release... 2015-09-20 game: support "Change Air Blade" (cairblad)2015-09-20 game: support "Dyger" (dyger, dygera)2015-09-19 game: support "MX5000" (mx5000, flkatck, flkatcka)2015-09-19 game: support "Fire Battle" (firebatl)2015-09-16 game: support "Final Star Force" (fstarfrc, fstarfrcj)2015-09-15 game: support "Nebulas Ray" (nebulray, nebulrayj)2015-09-15 game: support "Operation Thunderbolt" (othunder, othunderu, othunderj, othunderuo)2015-09-14 game: support "Operation Wolf" (opwolf, opwolfb, opwolfu, opwolfa, opwolfj)2015-09-13 game: support "Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom" (ddtod, ddtodu, ddtodhr1, ddtodjr1, ddtodj, ddtodur1, ddtodjr2, ddtodd, ddtoda, ddtodar1, ddtodr1, ddtodhr2, ddtodh)2015-09-13 game: support "Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow over Mystara" (ddsom, ddsoma, ddsomar1, ddsomr1, ddsomjr1, ddsomj, ddsomur1, ddsomu, ddsomb, ddsomr3, ddsomr2, ddsomud, ddsomh)2015-09-13 game: support "After Burner", "After Burner II" (aburner, aburner2, aburner2g)2015-09-13 game: support "Armored Warrior" (armwar, armwaru, armwara, armwarar1, armwar1d, armwarr1, armwaru1, pgearr1, pgear)2015-09-13 game: support "Dragon Spirit" (dspirit, dspirit1, dspirit2, dspirito, dspirita)
  11. I was working hard to improve the current engine, add some games and also create/maintain a native C# version, additionally to the Java one. So, it's time to release hi2txt 1.4! What's new? 18 new games supported + many clones! Play Girls 2, Palamedes, Fighting Hawk, Pirate Pete, Gun & Frontier, Liquid Kids, Metal Black, Super Space Invaders '91, Space Invaders '95: The Attack Of Lunar Loonies, Bubble Bobble II, Bubble Symphony, Grid Seeker: Project Storm Hammer, Ray Force, Kyukyoku Tiger II, Raiden DX, Raiden II, Tiger Road, Kamikaze [xml from Piergiorgio G.] games updated for hiscore.dat 2015-07-01: many! games updated for hiscore.dat 2015-01-31: many! hi2txt general improvements: a native C# version exists! output customization and filtering, through command-line parameters (see doc for more information) -score-grouping, -score-grouping-separator, -score-grouping-size -keep-field, -keep-table-value, -keep-first-score, -keep-first-table, -hide-field -max-lines, -max-columns support Unicode characters all XML can be stored inside a hi2txt.zip file unknown clone is extractable if at least one games of the same family (see hiscore.dat content) is supported XML engine improved, for easier 'hi/nvram' files description: multiple <structure>, <output> and link between them can be defined for the same game, to support different versions of hiscore.dat As usual, everything (including full documentation), is here: http://greatstone.fr...txt/hi2txt.html Feedback is welcome as well as game support request GreatStone
  12. Thanks Adultery. It's also my dream One day, perhaps...
  13. And now, it's time for a release of hi2txt ([email protected])! What's new? 54 new games supported! Puzzle Uo Poko, Puzzle Mushihime-Tama!, Gyrodine, Planet Probe, Repulse/'99: The Last War, Dimahoo/Great Mahou Daisakusen, Air Gallet, Air Assault, Battle Chopper/Mr Heli, The Battle-Road, Cosmic Cop/Gallop Armed Police Unit, Demoneye-X, Dragon Breed, Gunforce, Gunforce II/Gep Storm, In The Hunt, Lethal Thunder/Thunder Blaster, Ninja Spirit, R-Type Leo, Tiger Heli, Wardner, Mars Matrix, Darius, Acrobat Mission, Saint Dragon, P-47 The Phantom Fighter, P-47 Aces, Wiz, Stinger, Darius II, G-Darius, Scion, Rug Rats, Hot Chase, Warp & Warp, Vulgus, Ultraman, Vulcan Venture, Hard Puncher, Tutankham, Tumble Pop, Toypop, Libble Rabble, Top Speed, Plump Pop, Insector X, Dr. Toppel's Adventure, Chuka Taisen, Bells & Whistles/Detana! Twin Bee, Super Contra, Thief, Gemini Wing, The New Zealand Story XML engine improved, for easier 'hi/nvram' files description: new format operation 'divide_round' new format operation 'round' new format operation 'capitalize' new format operation 'lowercase' new format operation 'loopindex' new @direction="both" for format operation 'trim' lot of new implicit format syntaxes minor improvements and fixes As usual, everything (including full documentation), is here: http://greatstone.free.fr/hi2txt/hi2txt.html Any comments? or request? GreatStone
  14. A new release of hi2txt ([email protected]), a little bit shmup oriented... And yes, DazzleHP, shmup is definitively my preferred genre What's new? new games supported: Guwange, DonPachi, Fever SOS / Dangun Feveron, Fire Shark, Hellfire, Same! Same! Same!, Rally Bike, Truxton / Tatsujin, Zero Wing, Battle K-Road, Gunbird, Gunbird 2, Samurai Aces / Sengoku Ace Tengai, Strikers 1945, Strikers 1945 III / Strikers 1999, Space Bomber Sol Divide, Tetris The Absolute The Grand Master 2/+, Gunbarich note: for guwange, it was a great pleasure to learn sokuon, youon, dakuten, handakuten, Hepburn romanization and the Iroha poem games updated for hiscore.dat 2014-08-22: Espgaluda, Nightmare in the dark, Major Havoc, Ketsui, Dazzler, V-Five XML engine improved, for easier 'hi/nvram' files description: japanese Hiragana defined as entities add pre-defined charset for number new operation 'uppercase' is supported for format new operation 'shift' is supported for format new attribute 'skip-first-bytes' and 'skip-last-bytes' for loop different groups of 'case' are supported inside the same format definition new attribute 'empty' and 'consume' for prefix and suffix operations minor fixes Grab it here: http://greatstone.free.fr/hi2txt/hi2txt.html Have a happy scoring time!! GreatStone
  15. A new release ([email protected]) today for hi2txt ;D => huge focus on toaplan games and a contribution from William L. (Pang). What's new? new games supported: V-Five, Grind Stormer, Vimana, Vanguard II, The Amazing Adventures of Mr. F. Lea Jin, Metal Soldier Isaac II, Vapor Trail, Kuhga, Spac Force, Meteoroids, Armed Police Batrider, Battle Bakraid, Battle Garegga, 1945 Part-2, Dogyuun, FixEight, Ghox, Knuckle Bash, Kingdom Grandprix, Shippu Mahou Daisakusen, Sorcer Striker, Mahou Daisakusen, Pipi & Bibis, Whoopee, Teki Paki, Truxton II, Demon's World Pang, Pomping World, Buster Bros. [xml from William L. => Thanks!] better [email protected] possibilities new 'txt' element for better XML readibility minor fixes Grab it here: http://greatstone.free.fr/hi2txt/index.html Regards, G.
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