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Back from the Grave

August 18th 2002, 10:55 AM
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VVICKY
Peasant Male
 
I have downloaded a dmod called bftg_demo111.zip(Back from the grave), but i am unable to start because it seems that the .exe file is missing.The demo has got a graphics , sound , story , tiles folders and dink.dat ,dink.ini , dmod.diz , hard.dat, map.dat , readme.txt and updates.txt files. So why cant i play the demo???. Which thing is missing ?. I have saved the demo in c:program filesdink smallwood directory but in vain.Why am i not getting the .exe file and where will i unzip the demo. Please state the path using the demo name given above.
July 31st 2003, 08:07 AM
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ok have u never played a dmod?
in the dink directory make a folder called bftg unzip it in there
then go to the dink frontend in dink directroy and select back from the grave
July 31st 2003, 09:15 AM
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Binirit
Peasant Female
 
I had the same problem, I couldn't get it working. I've stopped trying...
August 1st 2003, 07:39 AM
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Striker
Ghost
 
Exe file? I don't know of any d-mod that requires an exe file.

As for your problem, Binirit, I just thought of something... A really long time ago I remember getting another e-mail from someone with a similar problem (it got auto-deleted by evil hotmail). I think the problem was that they were missing the intro.wav from their "Dink Smallwood\dink\" directory. And that's why it wouldn't load. It's a long shot, but you just might want to check if it's there. Also, try checking the debug report box (I think that's what it's called), and try e-mailing the debug.txt to me (again, I can't remember what the name is). I can't do much more or give better information at the moment since I'm at a friend's house over 500 miles away from my own.
August 1st 2003, 08:58 AM
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Or if it's installed wrong check "Help" to the left of this page
August 1st 2003, 09:25 AM
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Binirit
Peasant Female
 
Hm, now I remember... I can load it, but when talking to the sliding door I'm thrown out of the game back to windows. I ran it with debug and made a screenshot - I sent it to you.
August 1st 2003, 11:24 AM
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Binirit
Peasant Female
 
I tried to send it, but got a mailer deamon.
August 1st 2003, 10:43 PM
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Tyrsis
Peasant Female Russia
 
There is a patch to it, and the attached text says you should delete STORY dir before applying the patch, or the game won't start
August 3rd 2003, 03:08 PM
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Striker
Noble United States steam
Daniel, there are clowns. 
It didn't get through? Dammit... *sigh* Now that I'm home, I'm way too busy to deal with this a lot right now... But try sending it to tra_strikerSPAMIS@EVILhotmail.com, and I'll get to it as soon as reasonably possible.
August 3rd 2003, 11:48 PM
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Binirit
Peasant Female
 
Nope, got a mailer daemon on that adress too.
August 4th 2003, 02:07 PM
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Striker
Noble United States steam
Daniel, there are clowns. 
Hmm... check your PM's...