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Forum: News 05 May 2022, 02:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By EctoOne
Is there a way to get a previous version? I'm...

Is there a way to get a previous version?
I'm not sure why, but on my main system I get the message that the library was altered when using VirusZ or VirusChecker.
Sadly I already deleted my own...
Forum: support.Apps 15 March 2022, 23:42
Replies: 27
Views: 2,189
Posted By EctoOne
I just noticed that it doesn't really work when...

I just noticed that it doesn't really work when started in WB mode by ToolsDaemon.

Clicking on Recent Uploads for Aminet gives the error:
cent failed returncode 10

When searching for a string,...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 March 2022, 09:54
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By EctoOne
Oh, it's just the game. I was probably too tired...

Oh, it's just the game. I was probably too tired so I forgot to test a different game and the default save path. I was expecting this to be an issue with whdload directly and not the slave.

I will...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 07 March 2022, 00:33
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By EctoOne
The Clue - Whdload 18.7 custom save path broken?

Hi,
I was just trying to play The Clue AGA using Version 18.7 and I got the "Insert data disk to save" prompt when I tried to save.

I have set a main directory for saves in the prefs file so I...
Forum: support.Apps 04 March 2022, 18:59
Replies: 27
Views: 2,189
Posted By EctoOne
Is it just me or does this tool only work if the...

Is it just me or does this tool only work if the UHC directory is SYS:UHC? I moved it to the Utilities folder and used the ChangeDir script to set the new ENV, but then the GUI comes up with the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 March 2022, 18:31
Replies: 34
Views: 2,109
Posted By EctoOne
Huh, what version was used to make that list?...

Huh, what version was used to make that list? Since I recently played through meynafs version of DM I strongly remember that at least the ZO and DES EW spell can be found relatively close to a...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 February 2022, 11:32
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
Anything new... So I'm supposed to remember...

Anything new... So I'm supposed to remember everything to spot the difference. I have some experience but not that much. Plus I will probably end up starving. I do have some chests with drumsticks...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 26 February 2022, 10:35
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
The only uncharted area I know of is on Level 3...

The only uncharted area I know of is on Level 3 which is the pit below the ZO door and I have not found a way to enter it. On the map there is also an inaccessible alcove right next to it....
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 February 2022, 19:38
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
Looks like I'm not going to finish this dungeon....

Looks like I'm not going to finish this dungeon. I think I found all coins, got three butterfly keys and was hoping to find a key for the other doors I wasn't able to open but it seems I need another...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 February 2022, 14:44
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
Wow, that's why I probably didn't find it. Since...

Wow, that's why I probably didn't find it. Since I knew there was the one in the alcove I never looked at that particular room. And I for the rest of the items I hope I will be fine. Most of stuff is...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 25 February 2022, 12:01
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
Thanks, I'm looking for a chest that contains a...

Thanks, I'm looking for a chest that contains a mirror of dawn. Not the mirror of dawn that is still placed in the alcove on level 5.

Edit: Removed save file.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 February 2022, 23:10
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
Meynaf, would it easy for you to locate an...

Meynaf, would it easy for you to locate an item/chest on a save file?

I'm currently doing the Dungeon Master altered version and I can't find an item that I need for the added riddle in the...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 18 February 2022, 16:24
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
OK, that's fair. But that still leaves my point...

OK, that's fair. But that still leaves my point of "are they dungeon specific or a general thing"
It would be probably worth mentioning if a new feature is added in the Readme for a dungeon.

I...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 17 February 2022, 18:15
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
Hmpf, one side you remove stuff that people are...

Hmpf, one side you remove stuff that people are used to and on the other side there "might" the be new stuff. And both things aren't documented well and for the players to discover. And it isn't even...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 17 February 2022, 13:10
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
So it is not implemented? Fair enough. ...

So it is not implemented?


Fair enough.



That would be only true for the original DM and maybe some of the custom dungeons. But it would be useful in CSB, that's why I suggested that high...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 16 February 2022, 21:25
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
But that is fixed as well. :( So would...

But that is fixed as well. :(


So would you say it is still viable to use reincarnated characters with the low amount of experience gain or would that be too difficult for a casual playthrough?
...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 16 February 2022, 00:49
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
Well it is not impossible to gain mana. There are...

Well it is not impossible to gain mana. There are items which give certain skill boosts. For example, you can give Halk the Moonstone amulet from Chani and start training from there. But you need to...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 15 February 2022, 18:50
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
But you have to believe in yourself to be a good...

But you have to believe in yourself to be a good fighter. :D

So the influence skill is the problem here or maybe all hidden skills. I mean if there are skills you need ways to raise them. Would...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 14 February 2022, 21:46
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
Like I said, I always made the connection with...

Like I said, I always made the connection with the hidden skill. Some sort of aggressive praying until you believe it yourself and gain some mana. :)



It's not your fault, it is just that the...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 13 February 2022, 22:24
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
I finally had some time to actually play the...

I finally had some time to actually play the original Dungeon Master with this version and I was wondering if the alternative ending is unavailable in it. According to the Dungeon Master...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 21 January 2022, 02:31
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
Yeah I know about the WHDLoad trainer and I have...

Yeah I know about the WHDLoad trainer and I have also found hacked saves on http://dmweb.free.fr/ but that's just to much. And like I said, it is great to map WASD to on screen buttons. I'm not sure...
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 20 January 2022, 23:18
Replies: 483
Views: 123,766
Posted By EctoOne
Hey, I just found this a few days ago and just...

Hey, I just found this a few days ago and just have to say thank you. I always loved Dungeon Master and really wanted to replay it. But since I lately prefer to play on a tablet with just a Bluetooth...
Forum: project.WHDLoad 14 January 2022, 19:18
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By EctoOne
Damn, now I feel dumb. Why haven't I tried that!?...

Damn, now I feel dumb. Why haven't I tried that!? Thanks.
Forum: project.WHDLoad 14 January 2022, 01:39
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By EctoOne
Browse/Access DIC images?

Hello again,

I have a small question which I couldn't find an answer for.

Is it in some (easy) way possible to access a DIC image? Like is it somehow mountable so that I could put/extract files...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 07 January 2022, 22:45
Replies: 4
Views: 2,461
Posted By EctoOne
Looks like I need to learn AREXX first. I...

Looks like I need to learn AREXX first. I appreciate the help but meanwhile I found http://aminet.net/package/util/cli/ksc_Cut which was mentioned here in a different thread and I combined it with...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 07 January 2022, 21:30
Replies: 4
Views: 2,461
Posted By EctoOne
Maybe, but I can't do it. I have no programming...

Maybe, but I can't do it. I have no programming skills.
Although having a program which could do something like:
GetPos "icon.info" X
GetPos "icon.info" Y
And just outputs the numbers, would be...
Forum: Coders. Scripting 07 January 2022, 20:17
Replies: 4
Views: 2,461
Posted By EctoOne
How to get specific values from output?

Hello,

I'm searching for a way to get the snapped icon positions (x/y) into variables to use them in a script.

The script uses http://aminet.net/package/util/cli/MoveIcon to set a new position....
Forum: support.Apps 05 January 2022, 21:21
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By EctoOne
Yes, it does start normally from the shell but it...

Yes, it does start normally from the shell but it doesn't work if I use it to load a saved preset file.
Font FROM Saved Font.pre USE

And I'm using a modified version of this...
Forum: support.Apps 05 January 2022, 04:10
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By EctoOne
What resolution are you using? For me both...

What resolution are you using? For me both versions are the same size. They are basically full screen on my 800x600 workbench. I have not tried the 2.8 version from the CD.

Sadly I noticed that...
Forum: support.Apps 04 January 2022, 20:08
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By EctoOne
I just searched some more and apparently version...

I just searched some more and apparently version 2.17 was available on Aminet once. It appears to be on Aminet CD 5. Listed here: http://aminet.net/package/util/misc/sacds_cd05.lha
Or on Aminet Set...
Forum: support.Apps 04 January 2022, 19:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By EctoOne
Thanks again. There is a newer version of the...

Thanks again.
There is a newer version of the Triton program available on Aminet http://aminet.net/package/util/sys/FontPrefs

And it's interesting that the other program is also from M. Stengle.
Forum: support.Apps 04 January 2022, 18:00
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By EctoOne
I always get confused by version numbers,...

I always get confused by version numbers, especially when they have more than one digit. In this case I would prefer it if my linked version was 2.09. Then it would be much clearer to see that 2.17...
Forum: support.Apps 04 January 2022, 02:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By EctoOne
That would be great. Thanks.

That would be great. Thanks.
Forum: support.Apps 04 January 2022, 00:33
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By EctoOne
Yeah, seems like your version is newer. It's from...

Yeah, seems like your version is newer. It's from 23.1.95. The one from the Saar disk is from 13.6.94. I haven't noticed that before.
Where did you find your version exactly? Can you provide a link?
Forum: support.Apps 03 January 2022, 18:10
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By EctoOne
http://grandis.nu/turransearch/search.php?_search_...

http://grandis.nu/turransearch/search.php?_search_=1&search=Saar+733&category_id=&exclude=&limit=&httplinks=on
Forum: support.Apps 03 January 2022, 17:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By EctoOne
I searched for the authors name and found some...

I searched for the authors name and found some entries here: https://www.amiga-stuff.com/pd/saar.html

The latest version on that list is 2.8 on disk 733. Your version is 2.17. So it might be an...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 20 December 2021, 15:20
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By EctoOne
Wow, thanks for the quick help. It works great. ...

Wow, thanks for the quick help. It works great.
I have used backticks before, but not that much that I thought it would help here.

Also for my question about copying a file name to a...
Forum: support.AmigaOS 20 December 2021, 14:50
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By EctoOne
Rename file, get new name from file?

Hi,
not sure if this is the correct section or it would be better in Apps.

I'm looking for a way to read the new name for a file from a file/variable.
Something like this:...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2021, 14:08
Replies: 47
Views: 10,529
Posted By EctoOne
Ah that's why the option in DO4 is called...

Ah that's why the option in DO4 is called "FileMaster-like parent". Can't remember if I ever tried FileMaster before. Maybe I should look into it.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 30 November 2021, 12:40
Replies: 47
Views: 10,529
Posted By EctoOne
I know but I'm used to RMB. It's faster. I think...

I know but I'm used to RMB. It's faster. I think one of the pre releases added that. At least version 417pre21 has it, which is what I use. I'm missing that in DO5.
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