Cannon Fodder (DOS)

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Cannon Fodder
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Platform: DOS
Year: 1993
Developer: Audio Visual Magic, Ltd.
Buy: Amazon
For other games in the series, see Cannon Fodder.


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Cannon Fodder is a real-time combat strategy game broken up into many missions.

Screenshots

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The title screen.

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Deploying to the first location.

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Reading the first mission's briefing.

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Blasting away the enemy.

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Who's the man?

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I feel so heroic!

Music

Recording

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This recording is incomplete.

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Credits

(Sources: 1, 2)

Game Rip

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This rip is missing songs.

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Format

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(Info)


To get to the type-1 MIDI files you first have to extract all of the files from the main DAT file. The name changes depending on the release (CF_ENG.DAT, CF_GER.DAT, CF_CD.DAT, etc.). The file header structure is:

4 byte length of the header in bytes

1 byte length of file name
. varying length for file name
4 byte integer for file's starting address
4 byte integer for file's length
...
continue reading until you reach the length of the header

Music is stored in the compressed files: FODMUS.ADL, FODTITLE.ADL, FODMUS.ROL, FODTITLE.ADL.

Music exists in two types. Files named "INGADL*.MID" are used if you have an AdLib/Sound Blaster configuration. Files named "INGBEP*.MID" are probably used for the Roland configuration. There is also a NULL.MID file, which is probably used as a place holder if you turn off music. There is an ADLIB.DRV, ROLAND.DRV, and a NULL.DRV.

The current rip may not contain all of the game's music.

Audio Devices

Music

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Sound

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(Sources: Music, Sound)

Releases

  Germany.svg   Germany
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Title: Cannon Fodder
Platform: DOS
Released: 1993-??-??
Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment (Europe) Ltd.
  France.svg   France
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Title: Cannon Fodder
Platform: DOS
Released: 1993-??-??
Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment (Europe) Ltd.
  UK.svg   UK
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Title: Cannon Fodder
Platform: DOS
Released: 1993-??-??
Publisher: Sold Out Sales & Marketing Ltd.
  Spain.svg   Spain
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Title: Cannon Fodder
Platform: DOS
Released: 1993-??-??
Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment (Europe)
  USA.svg   USA
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Title: Cannon Fodder
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-??-??
Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment Ltd.
  Canada.svg   Canada
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Title: Cannon Fodder
Platform: DOS
Released: 1994-??-??
Publisher: Microforum Manufacturing Inc.

Links


Cannon Fodder
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Notable Songs Intro
Notable Personnel Jon Hare • Allister Brimble
Notable Companies Sensible Software • Virgin Interactive