It’s been ten years since I started reverse engineering The Great Escape. I didn’t really intend to start another disassembly project but after trying out SkoolKit’s new tape loading and Z80 simulation magic I found myself with a new one on my hands. This time I’m pulling apart the Spectrum version of Chase H.Q.!
Here’s the current state of the disassembly: https://dpt.github.io/ChaseHQ/ and the related thread on Spectrum Computing: https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?p=117562#p117562
See you in ten years!
Okay, not really, because now we have an amazing new tool to accelerate the process: Spectrum Analyser is an emulator-debugger-interactive-disassembler combo. Here’s a short, silent, video of me using it to watch Chase H.Q.’s internal screen buffer being drawn: