BStone: Aliens of Gold screenshot (640x480)

BStone: Planet Strike screenshot (640x480)

BStone

A source port of Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold and Blake Stone: Planet Strike.

Contents

  1. Disclaimer
  2. Overview
    1. Overview (PS Vita)
  3. Required assets
  4. Profile
  5. Compiling
  6. Command-line options
  7. Cheat key
  8. Debug keys
  9. Third party use
  10. Credits
  11. Links
    1. General
    2. Add-ons for Aliens Of Gold (full)
    3. Add-ons for Planet Strike

1 - Disclaimer

Copyright (c) 1992-2013 Apogee Entertainment, LLC
Copyright (c) 2013-2019 Boris I. Bendovsky (bibendovsky@hotmail.com)

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2
of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; 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; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.

For a copy of the GNU General Public License see file LICENSE.
For an original source code license see file “Blake Stone source code license.doc”.

2 - Overview

BStone is a source port of Blake Stone game series: Aliens of Gold and Planet Strike.

Features:

Supported games:

2.1 - Overview (PS Vita)

See README-PSVITA.md for details about the source port on PS Vita.

3 - Required assets

Since all titles are not free (except shareware) you have to own a copy of the game(s) in order to play.

Required files for each game:

AoG SW AoG PS
AUDIOHED.BS1 AUDIOHED.BS6 AUDIOHED.VSI
AUDIOT.BS1 AUDIOT.BS6 AUDIOT.VSI
  EANIM.BS6 EANIM.VSI
  GANIM.BS6  
IANIM.BS1 IANIM.BS6 IANIM.VSI
MAPHEAD.BS1 MAPHEAD.BS6 MAPHEAD.VSI
MAPTEMP.BS1 MAPTEMP.BS6 MAPTEMP.VSI
SANIM.BS1 SANIM.BS6  
VGADICT.BS1 VGADICT.BS6 VGADICT.VSI
VGAGRAPH.BS1 VGAGRAPH.BS6 VGAGRAPH.VSI
VGAHEAD.BS1 VGAHEAD.BS6 VGAHEAD.VSI
VSWAP.BS1 VSWAP.BS6 VSWAP.VSI

Legend:

4 - Profile

Configuration file, saved game files, etc. are stored in user’s profile.
The path to those files depends on platform.
To override the path use –profile_dir option.

On Windows, the path might look like:
“C:\Users\john\AppData\Roaming\bibendovsky\bstone\”

On Linux, the path might look like:
“/home/john/.local/share/bibendovsky/bstone/”

On Mac OS X, the path might look like:
“/Users/john/Library/Application Support/bibendovsky/bstone/”

Configuration file name: bstone_config
Log file name: bstone_log.txt
High scores file name: bstone_game_high_scores
Saved game file name: bstone_game_saved_game

Where “game” is:

5 - Compiling

Minimum requirements:

CMake variables:

Notes:

6 - Command-line options

7 - Cheat key

[J] [A] [M] [Enter]
Press specified keys sequentially.
Shows message “NOW you’re jammin’!!”, and gives to you all keys,
all weapons and restores health to 100% but zeroes score points.
Not available in shareware version.

8 - Debug keys

Add option “–cheats” to enable these keys.

9 - Third party use

10 - Credits

11 - Links

11.1 - General

11.2 - Add-ons for Aliens Of Gold (full)

11.3 - Add-ons for Planet Strike