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Old 12 May 2014, 06:48   #1
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Back2Roots.org gone?

Hi!

Anybody know what happened to the back2roots.org web site?
I hope they come back soon.
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Old 12 May 2014, 14:27   #2
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I was looking for some files last night and noticed
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Old 12 May 2014, 14:32   #3
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seems bandwidth costs forced the owner to close it
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Old 12 May 2014, 16:07   #4
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I noticed that was offline yesterday... does anybody know if it will come up again, eventually, as Lemon Amiga did a few weeks ago?
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Old 12 May 2014, 16:22   #5
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I have had words with one of the founders, and I'm happy to report that the site will be up again - hopefully soon The server/site is still running, there's just an issue with an expired domain name which must be sorted out first.
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Old 12 May 2014, 16:44   #6
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I have had words with one of the founders, and I'm happy to report that the site will be up again - hopefully soon The server/site is still running, there's just an issue with an expired domain name which must be sorted out first.
Excellent news!
Thanks for letting us know!
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Old 23 May 2014, 10:44   #7
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eager.back2roots.org is down

Anyone knows wht's going on?

http://eager.back2roots.org/ is down.
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Old 24 May 2014, 00:14   #8
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Anyone knows wht's going on?

http://eager.back2roots.org/ is down.
Read the whole thread again and you will know and understand why.
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Old 24 May 2014, 07:31   #9
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Read the whole thread again and you will know and understand why.
Oh sorry, I was in a hurry yesterday and forgot to post: "Threads merged"
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Old 03 July 2014, 15:06   #10
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Any news on this?
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Old 03 July 2014, 15:10   #11
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What a shame
Back 2 the Roots was an amazing website.
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Old 02 August 2014, 13:36   #12
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Which titles where these? I don't think Bttr had anything you can't find elsewhere but if i'm wrong let me know i should have a sitrip somewhere lying around on my hd
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Old 03 August 2014, 02:16   #13
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Which titles where these? I don't think Bttr had anything you can't find elsewhere but if i'm wrong let me know i should have a sitrip somewhere lying around on my hd
"Gloom Deluxe"(2 disks).
Unfortunately I forgot other titles.
By the way, following site also got permission about "Gloom"(2 disks).
But this site has been gone,too.
http://www.markstechstop.co.uk/coffer/amigagames.php

To tell the truth, I uploaded new Gloom MOD adfs which I created in this year,
however,these adfs contain some same files as original Gloom Deluxe disks.
I am having little trouble.
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Old 08 August 2014, 17:37   #14
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First sorry it took so long, lost somewhat track of this topic
But i searched through my Bttr backup and i think i found what you are talking about. So if you need this 2Disk gloom version i can upload it for you.
There is also a Cd32 image available aswell as 2 HD versions, One labeled GloomDeluxe and the other Gloom97SE
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Old 08 August 2014, 20:27   #15
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Contact should be possible if someone knows how to contact them. In my opinion it's just a matter of will. If someone cares or not.
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Contact should be possible if someone knows how to contact them. In my opinion it's just a matter of will. If someone cares or not.
Contact has been made, but nothing happened. It seems like they don't care anymore.
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Old 09 August 2014, 08:58   #17
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I don't mind hosting Back2Roots.org for them for free.
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Old 09 August 2014, 10:51   #18
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Contact has been made, but nothing happened. It seems like they don't care anymore.
Thats sad. But unfortunately you can't force someone to care. But fortunately we have all the files so at least nothing is lost.
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Old 09 August 2014, 11:34   #19
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I don't mind hosting Back2Roots.org for them for free.
I've already offered to help with that as well.

Actually, hosting itself isn't the problem. The server is running on 129.241.210.43. The problem is only the domain name.

The site should be accessible to you if you add the following your hosts file (just google for how to do it):
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129.241.210.43 back2roots.org www.back2roots.org files1.back2roots.org
I tried pointing another domain name at the server, but unfortunately the site is coded to redirect to back2roots.org if the site is accessed with another host.

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Old 09 August 2014, 14:40   #20
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