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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 04 June 2021, 17:19
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Posted By squirminator2k
Play the original Worms (or Worms: The Director's Cut) online with other people!

As much as I love the original Worms (and its Amiga-only expanded edition, Worms: The Director's Cut), the lack of online play has rendered it more-or-less forgotten when compared to later titles in...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 04 June 2021, 17:08
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
Vaguely Dream17-related, I've set up a Discord...

Vaguely Dream17-related, I've set up a Discord server for people who want to play 1st-gen Worms games together (https://discord.gg/r5zKzSn5wS). Those early games didn't have online play, but thanks...
Forum: request.Other 03 April 2021, 00:38
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By squirminator2k
I've had a poke about there, and the only...

I've had a poke about there, and the only interesting thing I found was the Amiga Format Preview Edition build of WormsDC. I unfortunately didn't find anything illuminating for the WormsDC filetypes...
Forum: request.Other 02 April 2021, 18:23
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By squirminator2k
Picking apart filetypes for Worms: The Director's Cut

In 1997, Worms: The Director's Cut was released for the Amiga. As Team17's swansong to the system they got their start on, it's easily the most customizable Worms game in the entire series, allowing...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 18 February 2021, 02:51
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
Someone on the Worms Armageddon Discord asked for...

Someone on the Worms Armageddon Discord asked for a big bumper pack containing the entire thing, so... I did that. ZIP and LhA formats are available, of course.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 17 February 2021, 05:15
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
And that's all the speechbanks done...

And that's all the speechbanks done (https://dream17.abime.net/wormsdc/). You can now play WormsDC using a number of comedy speechbanks, as well as the localized speechbanks from WA. Finally, WormsDC...
Forum: support.Other 16 February 2021, 07:24
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By squirminator2k
Ah, that'll do it. Good to know for future...

Ah, that'll do it. Good to know for future endeavors!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 16 February 2021, 07:24
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
More speechbanks have been converted! Africaan,...

More speechbanks have been converted! Africaan, Danish-Pyrus, Double-Oh-Seven, Drill Sergeant, Dutch, English, Finnish, Formula One, French and Geezer are now up to download.

Just ZIPs for these...
Forum: support.Other 16 February 2021, 06:58
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By squirminator2k
Yep, the directory exists and all of the other...

Yep, the directory exists and all of the other files renamed without issue - it's just the six-or-so with the ~ in the filename that didn't rename.
Forum: support.Other 16 February 2021, 04:49
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By squirminator2k
Update: I ended up finding this easier to do...

Update: I ended up finding this easier to do using a .BAT file in Windows, but I would still very much love to know what I'm doing wrong for future reference.
Forum: support.Other 16 February 2021, 04:28
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By squirminator2k
AmigaDOS' Rename command - what am I doing wrong?

So as part of my Worms Armageddon conversion process, I'm trying to use a little DOS script-y thing to rename my converted files to the WormsDC standard. I'm converting from WAV to IFF using an old...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 15 February 2021, 06:03
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
The single + multiplayer mission maps from WWP...

The single + multiplayer mission maps from WWP are now available for download, meaning every single map from WA and WWP (barring single-use maps that wouldn't work for regular play) have now been...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 February 2021, 19:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By squirminator2k
30 years! Wow. Happy birthday to one of the...

30 years! Wow. Happy birthday to one of the earliest games I ever played, and to the first cracktro I can remember, ha.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64qy7CSWwQY
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 14 February 2021, 02:06
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
Training + Time Trial maps from Worms World Party...

Training + Time Trial maps from Worms World Party have just been added to the WormsDC conversion site!

Boy, Team17 cut a lot of corners making these maps. I had to resist the urge to fix a lot of...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 13 February 2021, 07:49
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
Can't get rid of us! We're like a bad penny.

Can't get rid of us! We're like a bad penny.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 12 February 2021, 00:10
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
Worms started out as an Amiga game! Worms: The...

Worms started out as an Amiga game! Worms: The Director's Cut was the last game Team17 released for the system, and it was also the game that introduced a lot of the games, weapons and features that...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 11 February 2021, 18:53
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
Damien should probably wait until I've finished...

Damien should probably wait until I've finished converting everything! :D

Right now I'm working on the maps from Worms World Party. I want to finish those before I crack on with the speechbanks,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 February 2021, 07:35
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
For thems what's curious, I've been maintaining a...

For thems what's curious, I've been maintaining a thread about the WA-to-DC project over on a Worms fansite...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 February 2021, 17:26
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
Is yours the one that's on AmiNet? It's very...

Is yours the one that's on AmiNet? It's very good. Some of the objects are really quite close to the originals!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 09 February 2021, 17:25
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
Not yet! I keep thinking I'll make a trailer, and...

Not yet! I keep thinking I'll make a trailer, and then I find something else to distract myself with. I do stream WormsDC periodically on Twitch, and I often use the WA stuff I've put together.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 08 February 2021, 07:40
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
Update! I've decided to collect the entire...

Update! I've decided to collect the entire WA-to-WormsDC project on its own website. You can now download the assets in both ZIP and LhA format here (https://dream17.abime.net/wormsdc/)!
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 05 February 2021, 03:36
Replies: 22
Views: 2,605
Posted By squirminator2k
The Big Fat Dream17 Site News & Updates Thread

Hello! It's been a couple of years since Dream17 made the move over to Abime - and again, thank you for rescuing our site during a minor hosting crisis! - and as we don't have a frontpage for news on...
Forum: MarketPlace 02 February 2021, 19:41
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By squirminator2k
In fairness Gordon, there are a couple of...

In fairness Gordon, there are a couple of different ways to read your post. I got very excited for a moment until I saw it was the metal wall display again.
Forum: MarketPlace 01 February 2021, 20:30
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By squirminator2k
Not quite what I'm after, but thanks all the same.

Not quite what I'm after, but thanks all the same.
Forum: MarketPlace 01 February 2021, 18:03
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By squirminator2k
Alas, the link Kin Hell sent me was for a piece...

Alas, the link Kin Hell sent me was for a piece of metal wall art - there's a lot of that on eBay, tons of bootleg WormsDC keychains, jigsaws and wall art, but no actual boxed copies of the game at...
Forum: MarketPlace 01 February 2021, 01:36
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By squirminator2k
WANTED: Original, boxed copy of Worms: The Director's Cut

I'm hoping to snag a boxed copy of Worms: The Director's Cut. I'll be honest - my plan is to put it in a very nice boxframe as a display piece.


Some background: When the original Worms came out...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 December 2020, 08:15
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By squirminator2k
This looks promising! Not cheap, sure, but it has...

This looks promising! Not cheap, sure, but it has potential for my needs.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 December 2020, 08:15
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By squirminator2k
I can't believe I forgot to mention this was for...

I can't believe I forgot to mention this was for an A1200. I'm a dummy.
Forum: support.Hardware 22 December 2020, 07:47
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By squirminator2k
Simplest HDMI solution for the Amiga

Without getting weird and judgemental about it, or suggesting I buy a proper CRT monitor (nice idea, but not viable for this project), what is the simplest option for outputting to HDMI with the best...
Forum: request.Other 12 December 2020, 02:04
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By squirminator2k
Anyone know of a place that does custom A1200 badges?

I'll be replacing the case on my A1200 soon (the tl;dr is it got partially melted by a Glade plugin, and Glade are sending me a check for $50 which'll cover part of a new case), and as the casing I...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 01 September 2020, 03:11
Replies: 23
Views: 2,177
Posted By squirminator2k
Bloody Hell, it worked! Radertified, you are a...

Bloody Hell, it worked! Radertified, you are a genius. Thank you!
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 August 2020, 21:55
Replies: 23
Views: 2,177
Posted By squirminator2k
Thank you! Key differences I see so far...

Thank you!


Key differences I see so far are the Amiga Format splash text over the logo, and the cursor on the menu appears to be the cursor from the original Worms, rather than the nicer, more...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 August 2020, 21:34
Replies: 23
Views: 2,177
Posted By squirminator2k
That is brilliant! I wish I'd thought of that....

That is brilliant! I wish I'd thought of that. Are you comfortable with me sharing these screenshots elsewhere, such as on Dream17 and WORMS2D.info?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 August 2020, 22:18
Replies: 23
Views: 2,177
Posted By squirminator2k
https://www.perifractic.com/takeout-shop/free-team...

https://www.perifractic.com/takeout-shop/free-team17-a4000-emulator/

There's an rp9 archive, but some of the .HDFs are stored separately on the archive.org page. It's one of those drives that...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 13 August 2020, 23:58
Replies: 4
Views: 1,619
Posted By squirminator2k
I need to check to see if this has been fixed in...

I need to check to see if this has been fixed in more recent builds...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 August 2020, 22:59
Replies: 23
Views: 2,177
Posted By squirminator2k
The development of WormsDC is something of a...

The development of WormsDC is something of a fascination of mine - I've extensively catalogued the various bugs, tricks and glitches (https://worms2d.info/Tricks_and_glitches_(first_generation))...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 August 2020, 18:52
Replies: 23
Views: 2,177
Posted By squirminator2k
This early WormsDC build does the exact same...

This early WormsDC build does the exact same thing!


I've uplaoded the file to my Google Drive (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1heZ3W8hD6aaTpCM2zuOE6zzjVAbXiwHK/view?usp=sharing), if anyone...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 August 2020, 04:55
Replies: 23
Views: 2,177
Posted By squirminator2k
Not that I've found, unfortunately.

Not that I've found, unfortunately.
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2020, 03:51
Replies: 42
Views: 7,059
Posted By squirminator2k
"Slightly tweaked" rather undersells a lot of the...

"Slightly tweaked" rather undersells a lot of the changes that went into the game. WormsDC added a ton of new weapons, modular speechbank support, and a level of customization that to date still...
Forum: Amiga scene 12 August 2020, 23:37
Replies: 42
Views: 7,059
Posted By squirminator2k
I know Andy ran into a technical obstacle. I...

I know Andy ran into a technical obstacle. I haven't heard much since then, alas.
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