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

if you have problems with windows' default dmusic driver.unix2dos for convenient conversion of the text files . You can do an anonymous checkout from http://mz. You may want to try the "win32" music driver.cfg for "musicdriver" and change the line to "musidriver = win32".python (if you use mercurial. if you're having trouble getting OpenMSX to work.openttdcoop. cat. Now that wasn't so hard.some gnu utils: make. please file a detailed report on what you did. Search your openttd. 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. On Mac: Install the developers tools.openttdcoop.org/hg/openmsx .org/hg/openmsx or obtain the tarball from http://bundles. Consult also the OpenTTD readme for available options and its known-bugs.openttdcoop.openttdcoop.selenic. download mercurial from the sources mentioned above) For more detailed instructions see our guide at http://dev. was it? Anyways. you'll probably only mercurial available from the source mentioned above. available from http://mercurial. 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.md5sum (linux.txt for a more detailed and possibly more up to date description of windows music driver issues. The latter is especially know to happen with the windows "dmusic" sound driver. . e.upper left corner.com/wiki/Download?action=show&redirect=BinaryPackages) .openttdcoop. On Windows: we advise to get a mingw development environment. 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.org/wiki/Getting_Started On Linux: your system should already have most tools. what error messages you got and where you got stuck at our bug tracker at http://dev. 3 Contributing and compiling from source ======================================== The OpenMSX source is available in a Mercurial repository or as gzip'ed tarball. For installation instructions concerning mercurial refer to the manual of your distribution. mingw) or md5 (mac) . sed .mercurial (only when not building from a tarball.g.org/projects/home/wiki and the very extensive and detailed installation instructions on the mingw wiki at http://www.mingw.org/projects/openmsx or in the tt-forums.org/openmsx/releases. Prerequisites to building OpenMSX: . 2 Troubleshooting and bad sound output ====================================== Depending upon the hardware and the music driver used. using hg clone http://mz.

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

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