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NAME

       scidisasm - Disassembles all script resources into .script files

       sciunpack - A tool for unpacking and converting SCI resource data

DESCRIPTION

       FreeSCI  is  a  portable  interpreter  for SCI games, such as the Space
       Quest series (starting with SQ3) or Leisure Suit Larry (2 and sequels).

       This  man  page  describes  the  tools that come with FreeSCI. The main
       executable (which you’re probably interesed in if you want to play  SCI
       games) is described in sciv(6).

       SCIDISASM

       The scidisasm program disassembles all script resources in SCI resource
       files in the current directory into .script files.

       It takes five optional command  line  switches:  --version  prints  the
       version  number  and  exists;  --help displays a short help message and
       exists; --hexdump hex dumps  all  script  resources;  --verbose  prints
       additional  disassembly  information;  --opcode-size prints opcode size
       postfixes.

       SCIUNPACK

       sciunpack is a tool  for  unpacking,  printing,   and   converting  SCI
       resource data

       Usage: sciunpack [operation] [options] <resource.number>

       Alternatively,  the  resource  type  and number can be specified as two
       seperate options.

       Available resources are: view, pic, script, text, sound, memory, vocab,
       font,  cursor,  patch,  bitmap,  palette,  cdaudio,  audio, sync, sync,
       message, map, heap.

       If * is specified instead of <number>, all resources of given type will
       be unpacked.

       sciunpack supports the following operations:

       --unpack, -U
              This is the default action; it unpacks the specified resource.

       --list, -L
              Lists all available resources.

       --words, -W
              Prints all vocabulary words understood by the parser. See

       --objects, -O
              Outputs the full object hierarchy

       --vocab, -V
              This  operation goes through several relevant ’vocab’ resources,
              interprets their contents, and prints them sequentially.  First,
              all  selector  (variable/function)  names  are  print,  then all
              opcodes, followed by the names  of  all  kernel  functions,  and
              finally the class ID/script lookup table.

       --version
              Prints the version number.

       --help, -h
              Displays a short help message.

       Also, there are several options available:

       --verbose, -v
              Enables additional output.

       --convert, -c
              Forces  sound  resources to be converted to General MIDI on some
              platforms, and script resources to be dissected.

       --output-file <file>, -o<file>
              Selects output file file.

       --gamedir <dir>, -d<dir>
              Read game resources from dir.

       --with-header
              Forces the SCI header to be written (default).

       --without-header
              Prevents the two SCI header bytes from being.  written

       --sort-alpha
              Sorts in alphabetical order when listing words (-W)

       --sort-group
              Sorts by group IDs when listing words (-W)

       As  a  default,  ’resource.number’  is  the  output  filename,   unless
       conversion  is  enabled (-c). With conversion, a few resource types are
       treated specially:

       -      sound resources: will be converted to General  MIDI,  stored  in
              <number>.midi (this only works on GNU libc systems)

       -      script    resources:   will   be   dissected   and   stored   in
              <number>.script

       SCRIPTDUMP

       The scriptdump tool can be used to  disassemble  all  selector  methods
       into   SCI  assembly.  It  takes  no command line options and reads the
       resource files from the current directory.

       VOCABDUMP

       This tool can be used to display  kernel function and  selector  names.
       It is obsolete.

SEE ALSO

       freesci(6).

AUTHORS

       This  software  is  copyright  (c)  1999-2006  by Christoph Reichenbach
       <creichen@gmail.com>, Carl Muckenhoupt <carl@wurb.com>, Dmitry  Jemerov
       <yole@exch.nnz.spb.su>,   Magnus   Reftel  <d96reftl@dtek.chalmers.se>,
       Sergey Lapin <slapin@karelia.ru>,  Lars  Skovlund  <lskovlun@image.dk>,
       Matt   Hargett  <matt@use.net>,  Solomon  Peachy  <pizza@shaftnet.org>,
       Walter  van  Niftrik  <.f.b.w.v.niftrik@stud.tue.nl>,  Ruediger   Hanke
       <tomjoad@muenster.de>,   Hugues   Valois   <hugues_valois@hotmail.com>,
       Alexander Angas <gd@adelaide.on.net>, Rickard Lind <rpl@dd.chalmers.se>
       and Rink Springer <rink@springer.cx>.

       This  man  page  was  written  by  Bas  Zoetekouw  <bas@debian.org> and
       Christoph Reichenbach.