OpenMSX Readme - An OpenTTD Music replacement set

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Current Version: OpenMSX 0.3.1
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Contents
0 About OpenMSX
1 Installing
2 Troubleshooting
3 Contributing and compiling from source
4 License
5 Credits

0 About OpenMSX
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OpenMSX is an open source replacement for the original Transport Tycoon Deluxe
(TTD) music. All contributions are licensed under the GPL v2.

1 Installing
============

1. First, make sure that you downloaded and installed at least OpenTTD version
1.0.0 or later.

2.
a) Manually:
Next, download the latest OpenMSX package. There are a few sources:
- the development homepage http://bundles.openttdcoop.org/openmsx
- Look for "OpenMSX" on one of the OpenTTD binaries servers, it is found in the
"bananas" section:
http://binaries.openttd.org/bananas/OpenMSX-0.2.1.tar.gz (or possibly with a
newer version).

Unpack the zip file into the OpenTTD /gm directory (see section 4.2 of the
OpenTTD readme for a detailed treatise on all data dirs OpenTTD recognizes).
- An OpenTTD folder in your user account's home directory:
Windows: C:\My Documents (95, 98, ME)
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\My Documents\OpenTTD (2000,
XP)
C:\Users\<username>\Documents\OpenTTD (Vista, 7)
Mac OSX: ~/Documents/OpenTTD
Linux: ~/.openttd
- The OpenTTD installation directory.

b) Via ingame content download:
- Go to the content download, and search for OpenMSX; it's found in the baseset
category.

3. In the main menu of the game, click the Game Options button. The Game
Options dialog will appear.

4. Select OpenMSX from the drop-down list below Base Music set if that's not
selected already (bottom left of window). Close the window using the × in the

. The latter is especially know to happen with the windows "dmusic" sound driver.openttdcoop. Now that wasn't so hard. You may want to try the "win32" music driver.openttdcoop.org/projects/home/wiki and the very extensive and detailed installation instructions on the mingw wiki at http://www. cat. if you have problems with windows' default dmusic driver.openttdcoop. On Windows: we advise to get a mingw development environment. Mercurial is easiest insalled via macports: sudo port install mercurial The use of mercurial is strongly encouraged as only that allows to keep track of changes.upper left corner. Search your openttd. 2 Troubleshooting and bad sound output ====================================== Depending upon the hardware and the music driver used. using hg clone http://mz.some gnu utils: make. download mercurial from the sources mentioned above) For more detailed instructions see our guide at http://dev.g. On Mac: Install the developers tools.org/wiki/Getting_Started On Linux: your system should already have most tools. OpenTTD may have problems to playback some songs without error or that it may happen that subsequent sound output is changed in a detrimental way.openttdcoop. was it? Anyways.org/hg/openmsx .python (if you use mercurial.org/openmsx/releases.org/hg/openmsx or obtain the tarball from http://bundles. what error messages you got and where you got stuck at our bug tracker at http://dev. Prerequisites to building OpenMSX: . if you're having trouble getting OpenMSX to work.org/projects/openmsx or in the tt-forums.mingw.txt for a more detailed and possibly more up to date description of windows music driver issues.md5sum (linux.openttdcoop. please file a detailed report on what you did. you'll have python) and you might additionally want a text editor of your choice and possibly a programme capable of creating and editing midi files. Consult also the OpenTTD readme for available options and its known-bugs.selenic. e. you'll probably only mercurial available from the source mentioned above. mingw) or md5 (mac) . For installation instructions concerning mercurial refer to the manual of your distribution.com/wiki/Download?action=show&redirect=BinaryPackages) . available from http://mercurial.unix2dos for convenient conversion of the text files .mercurial (only when not building from a tarball. sed . You can do an anonymous checkout from http://mz.cfg for "musicdriver" and change the line to "musidriver = win32". 3 Contributing and compiling from source ======================================== The OpenMSX source is available in a Mercurial repository or as gzip'ed tarball.

a simple 'make install' should suffice and you can immediately test the changes ingame. 5 Credits ========= OpenMSX is created by the following people (in order of the song list): programming and coordination Ingo von Borstel (planetmaker) music critic and advisor: kamnet tttheme2. Use Makefile. The following targets are available: ..bundle_zip: create a zip archive of OpenMSX .Ksoft) busy_schedule.mid: -lucas- big_man_boogie_redfarn.clean: cleans all generated files .mrproper: also cleans generated directories .mid: Kyle Timmerman (Mr.install: build and then copy OpenMSX in your OpenTTD music directory.list) and is licensed under GPL v2.com/jim.ntlworld.bundle_src: create a source tarball .local to specify a different path . if you selected the nightly version of OpenMSX.mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage. Mind to re-start OpenTTD as it needs to re-read the grf files. you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.bundle_bz2: create a bzip2 archive of OpenMSX .redfarn/MidiPage. but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY. Fifth Floor. Inc. 1 Franklin Street.Once all tools are installed. write to the Free Software Foundation. if not.bundle_tar: create a tar archive of OpenMSX . This program is free software.mid: imuh3 modern_motion.check: checks the md5 sums of the built grf and obg files against those of the official release versions Given the usual case that you modify something within OpenMSX and want to test that.all: builds all grfs and the obm file . MA 02110-1301 USA. get a checkout of the repository and you can build OpenMSX using make.mid: imuh3 . This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful. Given default paths. without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program.mid: imuh3 train_filled_with_cash. 4 License ========= OpenMSX Music Replacement Set for OpenTTD Copyright (C) 2010 OpenMSX Authors (see below or in the source in themes.mid: imuh3 flying_scotsman.htm) ttsong_iv_imuh3.mid: mimm ttsong_iii_imuh3. a 'make install' will overwrite a previous nightly version of OpenMSX. Boston.mid: mimm the_fast_route.

mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.com/jim.mid: Tistou Blomberg relax_song.mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.redfarn/MidiPage.htm) inspired by Cow Cow Boogie by Benny Carter.mid: Tistou Blomberg midnight_snow_run.ntlworld.com/jim.redfarn/MidiPage.ntlworld.com/jim.mid: Tistou Blomberg 5432gone_redfarn.mid: Tistou Blomberg coconut_run2.htm) boogi_marabi_redfarn.redfarn/MidiPage.htm) slow_neasy_redfarn.mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.htm) be_sharp_bw_redfarn.redfarn/MidiPage.redfarn/MidiPage.htm) careless_perc_redfarn.redfarn/MidiPage.com/jim.mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.com/jim.redfarn/MidiPage.redfarn/MidiPage.htm) city_blues_redfarn.mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.com/jim.htm) traditional song mosey_along_redfarn.redfarn/MidiPage.mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.ntlworld.ntlworld.ntlworld.mid: imuh3 the_hobo_redfarn.ntlworld.redfarn/MidiPage.com/jim.mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.com/jim.ntlworld.com/jim.mid: Tistou Blomberg harp_harmony.mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.htm) .mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.ntlworld.chuggachugga.mid: Tistou Blomberg mighty_giant_run.htm) no_work_song_redfarn.mid: Jim Redfarn (http://homepage.ntlworld.ntlworld.com/jim. and Don Raye say_what_redfarn.mid: Tistou Blomberg wood_whistles.mid: Tistou Blomberg run_for_your_life.mid: Tistou Blomberg chemistry_lab.htm) moo_redfarn.com/jim. Gene de Paul.redfarn/MidiPage.ntlworld.htm) ultimate_run.mid: Tistou Blomberg linns_basket.