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by akula65
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Descent Single Player
Topic: Bahagad Outbreak by DarkFlameWolf
Replies: 45
Views: 5729

Re: Bahagad Outbreak by DarkFlameWolf

Diedel still hosts the archive with both versions in it:

http://www.descent2.de/3rdparty.html
by akula65
Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Descent Single Player
Topic: Bahagad Outbreak by DarkFlameWolf
Replies: 45
Views: 5729

Re: Bahagad Outbreak by DarkFlameWolf

LightWolf wrote:
Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:50 pm
Hence why he made the "Easy" version so many years ago.
Hence why she made the "Easy" version so many years ago.
(Remember what they say about "assume"!)
by akula65
Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:04 pm
Forum: Descent Old Skool
Topic: Where are the levels?
Replies: 11
Views: 2427

Re: Where are the levels?

Actually, Planet Descent is naviagable in the Wayback Machine, you just have to use the non-archived dfiles link to pull stuff down.
by akula65
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Coders Corner
Topic: D3 level editor
Replies: 2
Views: 1568

Re: D3 level editor

You will probably have to use the Wayback Machine ( https://archive.org/ ) to access all of these: Official D3Edit Homepage http://www.d3edit.tricordnet.com/tutorials.shtml Robo's D3edit Tutorials http://www.planetdescent.com/d3edit/ D3Edit Tutorial Zone http://www.gameedit.com/hydra/ Papacat's D3Ed...
by akula65
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Descent Old Skool
Topic: Where are the levels?
Replies: 11
Views: 2427

Re: Where are the levels?

Planet Descent mission archive downloads live on thanks to http://www.dfiles.de.

PD's Descent 1 Mission Archive
http://www.dfiles.de/download/d1/missio ... ssions.zip

PD's Descent 2 Mission Archive
http://www.dfiles.de/download/d2/missio ... ssions.zip

Lots of Minerva variants in the mixes.
by akula65
Sun Dec 15, 2013 1:42 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Super Descent
Replies: 24
Views: 4894

Re: Super Descent

This old thread had an early screenshot of Descent Zero and some info on other 2D Descent efforts:

viewtopic.php?t=7017
by akula65
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP
Replies: 271
Views: 176145

Re: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP

I noticed that neither Grendel nor Tengato mentioned whether or not they were testing using USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 ports under Win8. Although I haven't experienced it myself, I have heard others indicate that they have had assorted issues with USB 3.0 ports under Win8, particularly when using Microsoft'...
by akula65
Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: How to extract HOG file?
Replies: 6
Views: 806

Re: How to extract HOG file?

The file format for .HOG files is trivial (an uncompressed archive): http://www.descent2.com/ddn/specs/hog/ Anybody who has taken a course covering file manipulation in any procedural or object-oriented language can write an extraction program easily. The real question is which content files did you...
by akula65
Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:18 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: DSL to wireless device?
Replies: 28
Views: 2677

Re: DSL to wireless device?

I have been using Bubba's approach for 1.5 years with good results. WAPs were all overpriced relative to wireless routers when I made my decision, so I got a Belkin N150 (F6D4230-4) for $20.00 including shipping after consulting the manual online and making sure it could be configured as a WAP. I on...
by akula65
Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:23 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: BD-ROM vs BD-RW
Replies: 18
Views: 1052

Re: BD-ROM vs BD-RW

Did you apply the latest Service Pack to WinDVD 11 Pro:

http://www.corel.com/corel/pages/index. ... id=3500025

You mentioned the keys update, but not the SP.
by akula65
Sun Apr 21, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Arch64 and descent3
Replies: 1
Views: 265

Re: Arch64 and descent3

You might have a better chance of getting some help if you specify whether you are trying to get the Loki Linux version to work or whether you are trying to get the Windows version to work under Wine or CodeWeavers CrossOver in Arch64. Additional information on your exact procedure might also be hel...
by akula65
Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Descent Mission Builder
Replies: 9
Views: 1599

Re: Descent Mission Builder

What error messages (if any) do you get when DLE crashes?

What make and model graphics adapter does your computer use and what is the version number of the driver? Do you know for a fact that your graphics adapter supports 3D programs (older Intel and/or onboard graphics chipsets frequently don't)?
by akula65
Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Descent Mission Builder
Replies: 9
Views: 1599

Re: Descent Mission Builder

You might want to check out DLE-XP: http://www.descent2.de/dle-xp-intro.html http://www.descent2.de/forum/index.php Note that there is a DLE-XP subforum on this board as well: http://descentbb.net/viewforum.php?f=35 Here is a thread with additional developer resources: http://www.planetdescent.net/i...
by akula65
Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Sidewinder P/P 15pin conn what color wires go where?#57540
Replies: 2
Views: 636

Re: Sidewinder P/P 15pin conn what color wires go where?#575

Grendel wrote:I have no clue. If you still have the cut-off connector, try prying it apart to see what color goes where. Else your best option is to get another PP with an intact cable, take it apart and measure the cable out.
...and then post the results here so nobody ever has to go through this again.
by akula65
Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: GOG.com Gift
Replies: 2
Views: 441

Re: GOG.com Gift

No interest, so no drawing.

Happy Holidays!
by akula65
Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: GOG.com Gift
Replies: 2
Views: 441

GOG.com Gift

I took advantage of the GOG.com Interplay catalog offer about eight weeks ago, and as a result, I have the following Interplay titles that I can gift as a bundle: Earthworm Jim 1+2 Freespace 2 Fallout Tactics Fallout Die by the Sword + Expansion I will do a drawing at 0000 UTC 25 December 2012 / 7:0...
by akula65
Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Descent Level Spotlight
Topic: Descent 2 mission in the works - Mod and misc help wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 5283

Re: Descent 2 mission in the works - Mod and misc help wante

Try the following: 1. Reinstall dp2003.exe by right-clicking the icon and choosing Run as Administrator (even if you did this before). If you see pop-ups saying you are trying to replace newer versions of files, keep the files you already have (don't overwrite). 2. Reinstall rck03b.exe by right-clic...
by akula65
Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Descent Level Spotlight
Topic: Descent 2 mission in the works - Mod and misc help wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 5283

Re: Descent 2 mission in the works - Mod and misc help wante

If you see the splash screen, then you almost certainly have everything necessary for the program. Press the <Enter> key when the splash screen appears. That should bring up a pop-up dialog where you can select the location of the registered version of Descent. I didn't have any problems getting the...
by akula65
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: Descent Level Spotlight
Topic: Descent 2 mission in the works - Mod and misc help wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 5283

Re: Descent 2 mission in the works - Mod and misc help wante

You are likely missing the update and the DLLs to get the Robot Construction Kit up and running. Krom has made the complete set of files available via a link in this thread: http://www.descentbb.net/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=19532 If you want further info on the RCK or other modules in Descent Manager, y...
by akula65
Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Microweenies die!
Replies: 30
Views: 1772

Re: Microweenies die!

tunnelcat: I noticed the same update in the Important category on my Win7 Home Premium 32-bit box last week. Mine showed up as follows: nVidia - Graphics Adapter WDDM1.1, Graphics Adapter WDDM1.2, Other hardware - NVIDIA GeForce 210 Published: 11/13/2012 These sorts of shenanigans are why I only do ...
by akula65
Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:36 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: CodeWeavers CrossOver Free (31 Oct 2012 Only)
Replies: 0
Views: 480

CodeWeavers CrossOver Free (31 Oct 2012 Only)

CodeWeavers is offering CrossOver for Linux or Macs (but not both) and a year of support and updates for free for one day only (31 October 2012). Sign up here: http://flock.codeweavers.com/ More details about CrossOver here: http://www.codeweavers.com/ If you miss this offer because of Hurricane San...
by akula65
Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: Descent Multiplayer
Topic: Fix for Linux Loki Checksum bug
Replies: 78
Views: 31775

Re: Fix for Linux Loki Checksum bug

If you are referring to this link ( http://munk.vex-server.de/d3fix/checksums ), there is one instance of it in the Wayback Machine ( http://archive.org/ ) in 2007.
by akula65
Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Descent Level Spotlight
Topic: Looking for a ClanSharks level
Replies: 2
Views: 1266

Re: Looking for a ClanSharks level

Is it not listed on this page (perhaps under another name)? : http://www.oocities.org/timessquare/alley/1420/levels.htm You might try checking out the original geocities site in the Wayback Machine: http://geocities.com/TimesSquare/Alley/1420/ EDIT: I found it in my archive. KoolBear used to have it...
by akula65
Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:53 pm
Forum: Descent Single Player
Topic: Single Player Levels ...
Replies: 33
Views: 21540

Re: Single Player Levels ...

Hunter is now mirroring D3 levels at Descent3 Sector. Single player levels are available here: http://sectorgame.com/d3/downloads/?nav=browse&category=Singleplayer%20Levels Also, Vision has released a D1 single player level here: http://www.descentbb.net/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=18491 Diedel/karx11erx/ka...
by akula65
Thu Apr 28, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Unmanned Trans-Atlantic Balloon Flight Attempt
Replies: 1
Views: 370

Re: Unmanned Trans-Atlantic Balloon Flight Attempt

Although it still isn't clear whether White Star will make another launch attempt this season, Project Blue Horizon is mobilizing for their final flight of the season tonight. Check out the PBH links above for more information. Unfortunately for PBH, high altitude winds are now out of the east, so t...
by akula65
Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: ARISSat-1 Activation on the ISS
Replies: 0
Views: 444

ARISSat-1 Activation on the ISS

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight by Yuri Gagarin, the crew of the International Space Station will activate the ARISSat-1 satellite aboard the station on 11 April 2011 at 1430 UTC (10:30 AM EDT). The satellite will continue to operate until 1030 UTC (6:30 AM) o...
by akula65
Sun Apr 10, 2011 10:51 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: CPU-Z reading the code on the CPU
Replies: 4
Views: 817

Re: CPU-Z reading the code on the CPU

Krom, I think he is asking for a general way to take the info stamped on the top of the chip that you are referring to and do a lookup. AceCombat, you can google it the same way you can any part no./type, etc. There are sites that provide specs based on that info such as the following (using your SL...
by akula65
Tue Apr 05, 2011 8:55 pm
Forum: Descent Single Player
Topic: Descent Plus (1995)(Interplay)(Rev)
Replies: 4
Views: 2220

Re: Descent Plus (1995)(Interplay)(Rev)

seeker3, all of the Version 1.5 Descent CDs that I am aware of have missing music in the single player campaign after Level 7 (this is the problem that Duper is referring to). If you want to know the basis for the problem and a patch for it, check out this thread: http://vogons.zetafleet.com/viewtop...
by akula65
Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Unmanned Trans-Atlantic Balloon Flight Attempt
Replies: 1
Views: 370

Unmanned Trans-Atlantic Balloon Flight Attempt

A hacker space from Louisville, KY is launching an unmanned balloon this evening from Space Port Indiana in Columbus, IN. The goal is for the balloon to reach Africa in 2-3 days. Here are some links if you want to follow the flight: Primary Site: http://whitestarballoon.com/ Twitter Sites: http://tw...
by akula65
Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Descent Level Spotlight
Topic: Magnum Mines
Replies: 2
Views: 1263

Re: Magnum Mines

by akula65
Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:59 pm
Forum: Coders Corner
Topic: The DBB needs your help ....
Replies: 111
Views: 12070

Re: The DBB needs your help ....

I'll say up front that I am a single player-type player myself, but I was wondering if those of you contemplating a tracker have considered more general trackers that already exist. As an example, Ronald Mercer has been running and developing Qtracker for many years: http://www.qtracker.com/ Descent...
by akula65
Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 is out!
Replies: 16
Views: 1737

Re: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 is out!

I installed it this afternoon on a Compaq machine that dual boots Win 7 and openSUSE 11.3. Installation initially failed with a 0×800f0a12 error. This error has already been noted in a number of forums/blogs: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/quick-fix-for-windows-7-sp1-installation-errors/3040 http://...
by akula65
Thu Feb 17, 2011 7:28 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: DBB IRC channel?
Replies: 2
Views: 382

Re: DBB IRC channel?

by akula65
Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:52 pm
Forum: Descent Old Skool
Topic: Pyro Pimps
Replies: 11
Views: 3151

Re: Pyro Pimps

Perhaps someone can get the Pyro Play audio files from CritterB since Midnight Squadron has stopped hosting them and do something along the lines of what TigerRaptorFX has done with the Pyro Pimps audio (with the appropriate permissions, of course): http://www.descentbb.net/viewtopic.php?p=72608 Are...
by akula65
Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:28 pm
Forum: Descent Single Player
Topic: Single Player Levels ...
Replies: 33
Views: 21540

Re: Single Player Levels ...

KoolBear, I did get your email, and I did send a reply on Monday morning. Hope you got it. Pumo, I make no claims that my lists above are comprehensive or have all of the "must play" levels, so no slight was intended by any omissions. Descentbb.net has useful "sticky threads" in most of the sub-foru...
by akula65
Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: Descent Single Player
Topic: Single Player Levels ...
Replies: 33
Views: 21540

Re: Single Player Levels ...

I remember trying to figure out that mystery about 5-6 years ago... Anyway, here are some links for some D1/D2 single player missions as well: Descent Single Player Missions (in no particular order) Orion Nebula Project Version 1.01 by Bradley Schneider and the ONP Team http://www.descent2.com/orion...
by akula65
Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:21 pm
Forum: Descent Single Player
Topic: Single Player Levels ...
Replies: 33
Views: 21540

Re: Single Player Levels ...

Here are download mirrors for the levels listed above as well as a few additional ones that had high ratings at PD.com or were recommended in other threads on this board. I am also including the URL for D3 Single Player levels at PD.com, so you can use it in the Wayback Machine to find additional le...
by akula65
Sun Feb 13, 2011 6:56 am
Forum: Descent Old Skool
Topic: Pyro Pimps
Replies: 11
Views: 3151

Re: Pyro Pimps

The key thing to remember is that even though PD.com is gone, most of the files are still available at dfiles.de. The original PD Pyro Pimps page was here (use the Wayback Machine to see it): http://www.planetdescent.com/site/files/general/radio.asp So using that page, I have created a set of links ...