Magnetic (DOS)

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Magnetic
PC Action 7-94.jpg
Platform: DOS
Year: 1994
Developer: X-Ample Architectures

Magnetic is a board game based on Othello, implemented for DOS in 1993 and published in mid-1994.


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Screenshots

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The main menu.

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Starts like standard Othello...

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...but only single tokens turn.

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The expert mode.

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Lights off, board's full!

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The one with the higher score.

Music

Like on the C64 original, the programmer's groupmate composed a song that plays constantly, arranged in a friend's editor. Under DOS, that was The Bone Shaker Architect. The style is very different from his well-known C64 ones. There are no sound effects.

Recording

# Title Composer Length Listen Download
01 Magnetic Thomas Detert 4:55
Download

Credits

(Sources: 3rd title page, Exit to DOS, RAM.)

Game Rip

Format

Download

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Download

(Info)


The music is located inside the main game .exe file and was extracted with Ripper6. Camoto was used to render the .bsa file into .wav, and oggenc was then used to create the .ogg file.

Audio Devices

Music

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Sound

The game checks for an Ad Lib Music Synthesizer Card or compatible at 388hex.

Releases

  Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
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Title: PC Action 7/94
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-06-15
Publisher: Computec Verlag
  Belgium.svg   Belgium
PC Action 7-94.jpg
Title: PC Action 7/94
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-06-15
Publisher: Computec Verlag
  Luxembourg.svg   Luxembourg
PC Action 7-94.jpg
Title: PC Action 7/94
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-06-15
Publisher: Computec Verlag
  Netherlands.svg   Netherlands
PC Action 7-94.jpg
Title: PC Action 7/94
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-06-15
Publisher: Computec Verlag
  Denmark.svg   Denmark
PC Action 7-94.jpg
Title: PC Action 7/94
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-06-15
Publisher: Computec Verlag
  Austria.svg   Austria
PC Action 7-94.jpg
Title: PC Action 7/94
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-06-15
Publisher: Computec Verlag
  Greece.svg   Greece
PC Action 7-94.jpg
Title: PC Action 7/94
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-06-15
Publisher: Computec Verlag
  Spain.svg   Spain
PC Action 7-94.jpg
Title: PC Action 7/94
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-06-15
Publisher: Computec Verlag
  Germany.svg   Germany
PC Action 7-94.jpg
Title: PC Action 7/94
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-06-15
Publisher: Computec Verlag

Links


Magnetic
Magnetic Platform - C64.png • Platform - DOS.png
Notable Personnel Thomas Detert
Notable Companies X-ample Architectures • Computec Media