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"zero" download problem

Eternal Suicide Chapter Zero : Wasted Life

June 3rd 2003, 10:12 PM
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Zero will not play. There is just a screen that at the bottom reads "v 1.6". The rest of the screen is empty. I used WinZip and unzipped to "c:\program files\dink smallwood\zero[1]" and it went to the dmods, but will not run after the screen that says downloading. What can be done about this? Have tried to reinstall w/o success. Thanks
June 3rd 2003, 11:54 PM
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WC
Peasant Male United States
Destroying noobs since 1999. 
take out the [1] on the folder, and make sure you installed it right.
June 4th 2003, 01:45 AM
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unzip it to : c:\program files\dink smallwood\
that is because I zipped the folder and not the files.
June 4th 2003, 08:46 AM
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WC
Peasant Male United States
Destroying noobs since 1999. 
Dammit. I will fix that.

Fun Fact: This bug is also called the 'Jveenhof bug'.
June 4th 2003, 09:00 AM
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You guys don't even have to create a folder to put the files in ... I did it for you ... I made it easier.
Whatever, crazy people, I'll let someone upload a ?normal? zipped updated version.

Not so funny Fact: This is no bug, so it certainly isn't called the 'Jveenhof bug'.
June 4th 2003, 10:49 AM
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Simeon
Peasant Male Netherlands
Any fool can use a computer. Many do. 
Not so funny Fact: This is no bug, so it certainly isn't called the 'Jveenhof bug'

C'mon, he means Jveenhof had this with his D-Mods too.
June 4th 2003, 10:58 AM
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WC
Peasant Male United States
Destroying noobs since 1999. 
Well, way back on the old bladekeep board, jveenhof kept zipping the d-mod that way cuasing people to get confused on how to install the mod so people came to the board complaining. Then another author did the same thing and someone said "Yeah, thats the jveenhof bug" and he said "Great, they are now naming bugs after me." I found it funny...
June 4th 2003, 03:44 PM
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redink1
King Male United States xbox steam bloop
A mother ducking wizard 
Your intent may have been to make it easier... but in practice its just not. I mean, *every single other D-Mod*, besides the *.exe ones, are zipped the other way. That decision was made a couple years ago, when it was decided that people preferred to name the folders their D-Mods extracted to themselves, rather than having the author decide for them.

Not to mention, computer novices who don't really have a firm grasp on the whole 'folder/file/zip/dink directory' thing, who follow the instructions on the 'help' page exactly, just won't be able to play your D-Mod.