RiscKiSS by Dirk Krumbholz
A FKiSS viewer for RiscOS 3.5 and up, available from
Tigger's page. Requires SparkFS and
raFS or X-Files. Playing sounds requires an extra application called
"SoundCon" (search for soundcon161.zip. Unlike the permissive
old Windows players, this player will stop loading a set at every
unknown command it encounters; that would be anything belonging with
FKiSS1b or higher. For that reason, I could't even load a set that had
version() in it! Impractical for sets containing FKiSS code.
The topmost "palette" button shows the colours in the first palette.
Archive support: external
FKiSS: 1 (not 1b, that also means no transparency)
Enhanced palette: no
Bugs and idiosyncrasies:
- Quoted from Tigger's page: cels which are FKiSS-sensitive do
not seem to handle the KiSS standard "fix" attribute quite
- The viewer forces the palette to the page's initial palette group each time the
user changes page.
- As well as the "unknown syntax" errors at loading, I had a strange error
"subscript array out of range". Maybe I was loading more cels than the viewer
- Although the viewer would load a set of one 256-colour palette with
10 filled palette groups, it refused a set with the permitted maximum of
17 16-colour palettes, most with several internal palettes, because there
were "too many colours". From this and the palette buttons, I deduce that
RiscKiSS has a problem with more than one palette file.
For further bugs I couldn't test, since the Test Set wouldn't load.
Click here for screenshots.