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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 September 2011, 08:12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,105
Posted By Mr Creosote
Grave Yardage...

Grave Yardage (http://www.goodolddays.net/game/id%2C618/Grave+Yardage.html)
Forum: project.EAB 09 August 2011, 08:35
Replies: 36
Views: 6,611
Posted By Mr Creosote
And, by the way, no, you are not entitled to...

And, by the way, no, you are not entitled to anything when you visit a privately owned and operated website.
Forum: project.EAB 08 August 2011, 17:40
Replies: 36
Views: 6,611
Posted By Mr Creosote
Why not? As others have already said, why not...

Why not? As others have already said, why not just open a browser like everyone else does? An "app" is just a huge waste of effort better spent elsewhere. And if your device does not have a usable...
Forum: project.EAB 08 August 2011, 08:24
Replies: 36
Views: 6,611
Posted By Mr Creosote
This poll is missing the most important option:...

This poll is missing the most important option: "I don't have such a device and I'm against it nevertheless."
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 August 2011, 08:16
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By Mr Creosote
The people at Plus/4 World...

The people at Plus/4 World (http://plus4world.powweb.com/) were always very helpful when I had questions.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 August 2011, 08:06
Replies: 133
Views: 9,272
Posted By Mr Creosote
Just a thought: While loading from floppies was...

Just a thought: While loading from floppies was slow compared to loading from pricy HDDs, there was no need to boot up some stupid OS from the same HDD first. So in many cases, the overall loading...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 17 July 2011, 10:42
Replies: 38
Views: 5,658
Posted By Mr Creosote
That is not the definition of "closed source"....

That is not the definition of "closed source". All ISO standards are agreed on through an open process (i.e. everybody can participate in the standardisation process) and they may be implemented by...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 15 July 2011, 19:43
Replies: 38
Views: 5,658
Posted By Mr Creosote
StingRay: I don't need to "trust" anyone when it...

StingRay: I don't need to "trust" anyone when it comes to what constitutes as digital preservation. I've worked in the field myself. The reasons for using only open formats have been mentioned in...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 14 July 2011, 20:21
Replies: 38
Views: 5,658
Posted By Mr Creosote
StingRay: Your opinion is your opinion, but it is...

StingRay: Your opinion is your opinion, but it is not shared by any official national or international body responsible for long time archiving, though. There is a reason no (for example) national...
Forum: project.SPS (was CAPS) 14 July 2011, 17:16
Replies: 38
Views: 5,658
Posted By Mr Creosote
As long as the format is not open, all these ...

As long as the format is not open, all these games cannot truly be considered preserved. It's as simple as that.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 July 2011, 17:10
Replies: 213
Views: 22,451
Posted By Mr Creosote
CD32, that was cheap, ugly shit. Of the usable...

CD32, that was cheap, ugly shit. Of the usable ones, I'd go with the 500+: Completely useless 'upgrade'.
Forum: support.Games 12 July 2011, 08:03
Replies: 21
Views: 2,757
Posted By Mr Creosote
Yes, the scene is a bit strange, especially...

Yes, the scene is a bit strange, especially because of the sarcastic comment Bobbin delivers at the end. Tyical Lucasfilm stuff, but doesn't quite fit Loom's tone.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 July 2011, 22:28
Replies: 53
Views: 5,137
Posted By Mr Creosote
The ultimate Loom spoiler:...

The ultimate Loom spoiler: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=766143#post766143
Forum: support.Games 11 July 2011, 22:26
Replies: 21
Views: 2,757
Posted By Mr Creosote
So... let's answer this after just six years:...

So... let's answer this after just six years: http://www.goodolddays.net/game/id,55/Loom.html. To save some processing time, I added the video of the requested scene under "Downloads", not "Videos"....
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 July 2011, 20:35
Replies: 53
Views: 5,137
Posted By Mr Creosote
I still come here every now and then, always see...

I still come here every now and then, always see the threads worshipping Turrican 2 and Lionheart on top, smile that in spite of people coming and going, some things will apparantely always stay the...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 July 2011, 18:38
Replies: 53
Views: 5,137
Posted By Mr Creosote
Hah! I got mentioned and I noticed it just a year...

Hah! I got mentioned and I noticed it just a year later (give or take) - so I cannot really be gone ;)

However, on a more serious note, putting it the other way around, most faces/names I see here...
Forum: project.EAB 10 July 2011, 11:37
Replies: 1
Views: 1,763
Posted By Mr Creosote
The problem still exists. Surely it would not be...

The problem still exists. Surely it would not be so hard to open one template file to quickly add an alt attribute (which is mandatory according to the HTML standard anyway) to these images? In case...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 03 July 2011, 18:49
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By Mr Creosote
Artificial intelligence in computer games

My latest article (http://www.goodolddays.net/article/id%2C3/) deals with the subjects of what AI is, how it works and discusses its usage in some games. It is meant to be a light-weight introduction...
Forum: request.Other 28 June 2011, 08:07
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By Mr Creosote
ca Why don't you fill in one of the requests...

ca
Why don't you fill in one of the requests posted here (http://www.goodolddays.net/wanted/)? It's the everlasting question why someone does not do X or Y or whatever else, isn't it? Concerning...
Forum: request.Other 24 June 2011, 19:19
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By Mr Creosote
You can find the manual scan here...

You can find the manual scan here (http://www.goodolddays.net/game/id,744/Hexuma+-+Das+Auge+des+Kal.html). It automatically becomes publicly available as soon as someone completes the game entry by...
Forum: request.Other 23 June 2011, 08:09
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By Mr Creosote
If you look at mt website, it's bilingual -...

If you look at mt website, it's bilingual - German and English. I'm ok with people submitting stuff in one language, I will then take care of a translation. So if you think only German makes sense in...
Forum: request.Other 18 May 2011, 18:16
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By Mr Creosote
Contemporary of the game - that's the point. I'm...

Contemporary of the game - that's the point. I'm asking if anyone can provide a new review which has not been published before.
Forum: request.Other 18 May 2011, 17:51
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By Mr Creosote
Sorry, guys, this is not what I meant. While...

Sorry, guys, this is not what I meant. While contemporary reviews are interesting, they are not the original, primary source I'm looking for.
Forum: request.Other 17 May 2011, 23:10
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By Mr Creosote
I've got it and I'll be happy to scan & share if...

I've got it and I'll be happy to scan & share if anyone can provide me with an original review of the game in return to publish on my site. The reason being that if I sit down in front of the...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 22 October 2009, 19:46
Replies: 6
Views: 2,519
Posted By Mr Creosote
While I agree with that sentiment in general, you...

While I agree with that sentiment in general, you shouldn't install the CAPS library then.
Forum: Amiga scene 22 October 2009, 19:43
Replies: 25
Views: 2,353
Posted By Mr Creosote
All my computers are connected to the same router...

All my computers are connected to the same router / network server. So I simple use SSH.
Forum: support.OtherUAE 21 September 2009, 10:25
Replies: 6
Views: 2,519
Posted By Mr Creosote
If you want to compile E-UAE with IPF support,...

If you want to compile E-UAE with IPF support, you need the 'Developer Distribution' from http://www.softpres.org/download (the one including capsimage.h). Then configure --with-caps...
Forum: project.EAB 18 September 2009, 09:47
Replies: 1
Views: 1,763
Posted By Mr Creosote
New post indicators are image-only

I quite often find myself browsing with images being turned off (whenever I'm connected via GPRS). Unfortunately, the images next to the forum names and next to the thread titles indicating whether...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 September 2009, 17:03
Replies: 27
Views: 3,343
Posted By Mr Creosote
Hey Fred, hey Bloodwych! As you can see, I only...

Hey Fred, hey Bloodwych! As you can see, I only check EAB very rarely these days... and most of the time, there is just too much noise drowning out the interesting parts, so I default to not writing...
Forum: News 01 June 2008, 12:39
Replies: 81
Views: 6,248
Posted By Mr Creosote
Actually, when I first saw that username, I...

Actually, when I first saw that username, I thought it just had to be one of those spam bots ;)
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 01 June 2008, 12:34
Replies: 91
Views: 5,093
Posted By Mr Creosote
Some seven years ago... I posted here...

Some seven years ago... I posted here (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=1690) (my first account, used back then, got deleted at some point). And even seven years later, I'm doing the same thing...
Forum: News 01 June 2008, 11:43
Replies: 81
Views: 6,248
Posted By Mr Creosote
I won't support anything "social". I will reject...

I won't support anything "social". I will reject all related requests, it is nothing personal :)

Sorry for random not-too-on-topic post.[/QUOTE]
I'm so glad I didn't have to be the first / only...
Forum: request.Other 06 August 2007, 19:30
Replies: 11
Views: 3,904
Posted By Mr Creosote
Cheers - in case anyone else is looking for it...

Cheers - in case anyone else is looking for it after it's been automatically removed from the zone, you can find the scan here:...
Forum: Amiga websites reviews 04 August 2007, 21:18
Replies: 124
Views: 10,940
Posted By Mr Creosote
Man, that was a long time ago... :D Oh, and Fred...

Man, that was a long time ago... :D Oh, and Fred - you smell :crazy
Forum: request.Other 04 August 2007, 20:49
Replies: 11
Views: 3,904
Posted By Mr Creosote
Guys - you are all simply amazing! Thanks a lot! ...

Guys - you are all simply amazing! Thanks a lot!

OddbOd: Ingenious solution ;)

dlfrsilver: Is it ok if I convert this scan to PDF and post it for download on my site (with full credit to you,...
Forum: request.Other 04 August 2007, 13:41
Replies: 11
Views: 3,904
Posted By Mr Creosote
Oh, sure, I should have worded my initial request...

Oh, sure, I should have worded my initial request better. I can play the game by using a cracked version, however, if one owns an original, I think it's worth taking every chance to try and get it...
Forum: request.Other 04 August 2007, 11:03
Replies: 11
Views: 3,904
Posted By Mr Creosote
Thanks, but WHDLoad won't help running it on a...

Thanks, but WHDLoad won't help running it on a basic A500 :(
Forum: request.Other 04 August 2007, 09:22
Replies: 11
Views: 3,904
Posted By Mr Creosote
Hero Quest copy protection

Does anyone have a real scan of the manual? I know there are various text-only versions readily available, but those don't help to get around the copy protection.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 06 February 2007, 22:29
Replies: 0
Views: 653
Posted By Mr Creosote
The Legend of Ragnarok

Does anyone have a working version of this game? Using the one found in TOSEC, I can play one game, but after that, the cursor goes flickering and the game takes no input anymore.
Forum: request.Old Rare Games 24 July 2006, 17:11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By Mr Creosote
andreas: Sure, sorry for being so cryptic. The...

andreas: Sure, sorry for being so cryptic. The 7th scene in the forward lounge lacks sound, so I replaced the file S3_5.RTF. That file can be downloaded individually from my site, too, in case you...
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