Two characters from Read & Rhyme, and some "Rhyming Rockets" sprites... #AtariST
Apparently the last track on this disk was left unformatted as a form of copy protection. 💾🔒
There is an Atari ST dump format that can handle this called STX but it is hideously complicated, closed source, undocumented, and its only dumper program needs to be run on an ST. :(
This seems to be the best current reverse-engineering of the proprietary Pasti STX format. There's a lot to learn here before I'd be able to make use of it.
So as a first step, I wrote a Pasti STX parser just to verify the file structure and dump it out as something human-readable.
There's still tons to work out about how the format works but at least I can inspect and verify all its data now.
I found this amazing resource explaining how floppy disks work! Gets way into the technical details. 💾
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