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robj
Peasant Male Australia
You feed the madness, and it feeds on you. 
I am Robj.

I started a channel on youtube in June, 2009 called 'DinkSmallwoodPT', it is home to many let's plays, Dmod tutorials and other style Dink Playthroughs, with guest appearances from random dinkers, and dmod authors.
For Dmod tutorial videos click here: Dmod Creation Tutorials
If you want to watch a playthrough for the original game, or a Dmod, you can probably find it at my channel: DinkSmallwoodPT. If there is a Dmod you would like to see a playthrough of, and it is not currently on the channel, than feel free to send me a private message on the forums and request it.

Web Page http://www.youtube.com/DinkSmallwoodPT
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2013-02-15 22:26:25
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robj
Peasant Male Australia
You feed the madness, and it feeds on you. 
It probably is a problem with the Windows seven midi output.. the default Microsoft GS Wavetable Synth and SoundFont(sf2) file that windows seven comes with makes midi's sound like crap.. you can't change it through windows either.

Fix - make midis sound a lot better in windows seven.
To change it you need to search for a software by the name of 'CoolSoft's VirtualMIDISyth'.
VirtualMIDISynth

EDIT: That's just the software that allows you to change your MIDI output device and soundfont, you still need a better soundfont to change it to, other than the default windows seven soundfont. I recommend 'Arachno'. It's about 136mb, but it increases the quality of midi's a lot, also adds more instruments which of course makes midi playback sound a lot better.
Archno Soundfont (Scroll down about halfway down the page and look for the "plain SF2 decompressed format link")

After installing VirtualMidiSynth, open it and go to the 'MIDI Mapper' tab and change the default midi output device from 'Microsoft GS Wavetable Synth' to 'CoolSoft's VirtualMIDISyth'. Then download Arachno, which will be a single file named something like this: Arachno SoundFont - Version 1.0.sf2. Inside VirtualMIDISynth go to the 'SoundFonts' tab, click the add button(the green plus sign), and navigate to the Arachno.sf2 file, click apply and ok. Close VirtualMIDISynth
Done

robj has released 11 files

TitleCategoryAvgUpdated
Site For MeMiscellaneous, Music, Fan WorkExceptional 9.3March 19th, 2013
I'll Keep Playin' DinkMusic, Fan WorkN/ADecember 14th, 2012
Let's Go Back...Miscellaneous, Music, Fan WorkN/AJuly 19th, 2012
I Will Survive This CarnageMiscellaneous, Music, Fan WorkN/AMay 24th, 2011
You Can't LeaveMiscellaneous, Music, Fan WorkN/AApril 15th, 2011
MidgetmanMiscellaneous, Music, Fan WorkExceptional 9.0November 20th, 2009
Inventory and status bar layoutsDevelopment, GraphicsExceptional 9.0November 14th, 2009
Give Up Ya CookiesMiscellaneous, Music, Fan WorkN/ANovember 14th, 2009
Make More Mods!Miscellaneous, Music, Fan WorkN/AOctober 6th, 2009
BusinessMiscellaneous, Music, Fan WorkGood 7.5July 17th, 2009
Gold Knight Agency (The)D-Mod, DemoFair 5.8October 21st, 2006

robj has written 8 reviews

TitleFileTypeScoreDate
Cheesy, in a good way Quest for Cheese (The)FeaturedFair 6.7August 31st, 2011
Very Enjoyable Historical HeroFeaturedExceptional 9.0August 31st, 2011
Good for a first Fate of Destiny - DemoNormalGood 8.6June 14th, 2010
Nice new style that works well Hotel of the Middle NightFeaturedGood 7.8January 2nd, 2010
Let's Review Dink Smallwood Dink SmallwoodFeaturedExceptional 9.7October 16th, 2009
Appropriate name for an unlame game Quest for Not Quite as Lame (The)FeaturedGood 8.6October 6th, 2009
This is the Worst Dmod I have Ever Played ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZNormalHorrible 0.0December 11th, 2006
I Love This Editor WinDinkEdit PlusNormalExceptional 9.9December 11th, 2006