The Dink Network

Periculo Island

November 28th 2020, 12:07 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
So, I'm just now starting another dmod. I wanted you to know that another is coming!

But, it will be some time before it is released, and it is too early even for much in the way of screen shots and the like. In fact it is too early even for me to make much of a prediction for when it might be completed. But I'm sure it will be sometime in next spring (or later) in 2021.

Well, at least I can quote this text from the dmod.diz description file:

THE STORY:
Dink is looking forward to a vacation, when he gets word from the king that he must come to the king's castle immediately. The good news is that the king will be sending Dink to a tropical paradise, named Periculo Island, where the "little people" live in an almost magical wonderland of joy. All that King Daniel needs Dink to do is check up on is why the fruit shipments from that island have stopped and while he is there he can enjoy the sun, the sand and the local culture. The bad news is that it may have something to do with the spy that is secretly communicating with someone from King Daniel's court.
November 29th 2020, 04:45 PM
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Robj
Jester Male Australia
You feed the madness, and it feeds on you. 
Sounds interesting.
Looking forward to trying it!
November 30th 2020, 05:35 AM
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Silberfarben
Peasant Female
Lady Silberfarben, mighty ruler of the Silbershire 
poor dink
that does not bode well for him

i look forward to this!
November 30th 2020, 04:54 PM
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RangerLord
Peasant Male Hungary bloop
Life sucks. 
A new D-Mod is always good. Amd I know I owe you an updated review, just my mood and life consistantly change, plus there's school... Hope Christmas Will be less time and energy consuming.
December 1st 2020, 11:29 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@RangerLord:
A new D-Mod is always good. And I know I owe you an updated review, just my mood and life consistently change, plus there's school... Hope Christmas Will be less time and energy consuming.

I look forward to the review! It would be a very nice Xmas present for me.

But, I also understand that RL comes first.
December 20th 2020, 12:22 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Progress continues on Periculo Island, working on the scripts, some mapping, some fun special effects and the general plot of the dmod! It is really too early for me to project when I will be done with it, but it will certainly be sometime well into next year.

BTW, who else is working on a dmod?

December 20th 2020, 12:47 PM
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Robj
Jester Male Australia
You feed the madness, and it feeds on you. 
BTW, who else is working on a dmod?

I'm working on 4 dmods.

The Dark Avilan
The Bigerical Curse

The last two, I will not reveal their title.
December 20th 2020, 02:26 PM
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Skurn
Peasant Male Equatorial Guinea xbox steam duck bloop
can't flim flam the glim glam 
i know what they're called. the third one is called "2nd dmod i'm starting to avoid the dark avilan" and the 4th one is called "the prequel avilan"
December 20th 2020, 05:03 PM
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Silberfarben
Peasant Female
Lady Silberfarben, mighty ruler of the Silbershire 
Im working on a Dmod called The Bigerical Curse
December 22nd 2020, 12:57 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@Robj:
I'm working on 4 dmods.

The Dark Avilan
The Bigerical Curse

The last two, I will not reveal their title.

Please finish the long awaited "The Dark Avilan" first!
December 23rd 2020, 01:11 AM
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ExDeathevn
Peasant Male New Zealand xbox steam
Don't look at me, I'm a ghost 
@SlipDink: You don't even know how completed his other projects are yet lol.

I'm surprised Bigerical curse was mentioned by Silberfarben, I vaguely remember Robj touching upon it's existence in a DSPT anniversary video and showing some footage of it there (around 5 minutes in).
Gods my voice in that is terrible.
December 23rd 2020, 05:59 AM
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Silberfarben
Peasant Female
Lady Silberfarben, mighty ruler of the Silbershire 
Whoa
The Bigerical curse existed back in 2010?!?
December 23rd 2020, 06:06 AM
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RangerLord
Peasant Male Hungary bloop
Life sucks. 
A collaborative effort and other new D-Mods? That sounds cool.
January 29th 2021, 12:32 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
I'm less than 20% done with the development effort behind this dmod, but I thought I'd let you know that I am making progress just about every day.

46M graphics
7.1M sound
3.7M tiles
134 scripts in story
January 29th 2021, 05:15 PM
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sounds great. can't wait!
March 10th 2021, 01:00 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Progress continues... though I've MUCH to do that remains.

73M graphics
11M sound
3.7M tiles
152 scripts in story
March 10th 2021, 02:10 PM
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Skurn
Peasant Male Equatorial Guinea xbox steam duck bloop
can't flim flam the glim glam 
again with the crazy numbers, but only 152 scripts.
March 11th 2021, 11:38 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@Skurn:
again with the crazy numbers, but only 152 scripts.

Well, I'll continue posting the "crazy numbers" here for months to come. When things are a little bit more advanced, I'll probably post some screen shots too.

As for the number of scripts being a bit low, rest assured that there will be many more. I have recently spent a lot of time debugging some of them. So, that has slowed down script production.

But ... onward!
May 12th 2021, 10:12 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
More "crazy numbers" just to show I'm still making progress:

134M graphics
13M sound
3.7M tiles
177 scripts in story
June 3rd 2021, 10:32 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Somehow, I feel I should apologize for doing almost nothing in the way of work on this dmod for a week. Or maybe, I'm just fishing for sympathy. Please forgive me.

Last Saturday, since we were now vaccinated, my wife and I traveled to see some old friends we have not seen in a year. They are a couple we have known for decades. She was in good spirits, and was a wonderful hostess during our visit. Unfortunately, he was not quite the man he has always been, as a bout with Covid-19 last year left him with some long term cognitive damage, and a mere shadow of his once perfectly physically fit self. Still, things went pretty well and we all had a great time.

Then we came home and found our dog was partially paralyzed, and apparently in great pain. Taking him to the veterinarian gave us sobering news. His chance of recovery was poor. Two days later, he was still in the vet-hospital and was unconscious, fully rigidly paralyzed, and apparently still in pain. We put him out of his misery and cried for most of the rest of the day. We still do not know what killed him, but can assume it was a genetic ailment, possibly "canine meningoencephalitis of unknown origin".

This dog was my nearly constant companion, and even helped me recover from surgery about 5 years ago (encouraging me to walk every day). Needless to say we took this loss rather hard.

Anyway, I'm back now and working on this dmod once again. It is a good distraction.

June 5th 2021, 04:33 AM
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metatarasal
Bard Male Netherlands
I object 
Wow, that sucks. (Always impressed by how much you get done btw)
June 5th 2021, 01:21 PM
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Damn, my condolences. I legitimately care much more about my dog than some of the people in my life.
June 6th 2021, 07:00 PM
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Robj
Jester Male Australia
You feed the madness, and it feeds on you. 
Sorry about your loss, SlipDink.
June 7th 2021, 12:34 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Mr. metatarsal:
You must be easily impressed (by how much I get done). Part of that is being forced into early retirement and still just wanting to write code.

Mr. scratcher:
Like you, I have found that my attachment to my various canine friends over the years is a very strong one.

Mr. Robj:
Thanks for recognizing my loss. My heart aches a bit every time I come into the house and am NOT greeted by someone rushing to see me while wagging his tail.

Thank you *all* for your kind words of encouragement. It really matters to me.

June 9th 2021, 11:47 AM
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RangerLord
Peasant Male Hungary bloop
Life sucks. 
I don't exactly know what it means to loose a dog. It was a long time ago that a dog or cat which was ours died. What I remember that I missed the ones that had an exeptional personality. Like the cat I grew up with. She was the animal I loved the most out of all we had.
Back to a more positive topic, if you need testers, I'm available for Summer.
June 10th 2021, 12:32 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@RangerLord:
Thanks for your kind words.

Back to a more positive topic, if you need testers, I'm available for Summer.

Well, good! Thanks again. Now if I can just get it finished before summer is over! I'm working on it almost every day.
June 21st 2021, 01:00 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Good news! Progress continues!

I've added over 500 new graphics files, but also reduced the size of several large files without loosing any color information. I've also worked on a number of fun "special effects" and extended the story in what I hope are several interesting ways. This is getting exciting!

But, I've still got a lot more to do.

132M graphics
14M sound
3.7M tiles
185 scripts in story
June 25th 2021, 07:50 PM
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Zeddexx
Peasant Male New Zealand
I'm pretty sure I'm worth atleast SIX goats... 
Keep it up you legend!

Those special effects sound exciting
June 26th 2021, 03:01 AM
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Skurn
Peasant Male Equatorial Guinea xbox steam duck bloop
can't flim flam the glim glam 
but are there ponies
June 28th 2021, 11:21 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@Zeddexx:
Keep it up you legend!

You are too kind.

Those special effects sound exciting

I hope so! There is still a lot left to do, but I'm trying to keep up with it, even when RL keeps intruding on my efforts.

June 28th 2021, 11:24 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@Skurn:
but are there ponies

Nope, not at this time, though it is possible that in the future, sometime near the end of the development cycle, I might make an addition of one or more ponies to this dmod not unlike the way that I made those kind of additions to "All that Glitters!". :-}
July 23rd 2021, 11:29 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
So, progress continues, despite the consistent and infuriating interruptions from RL. Last I thought about it, I hoped to get this dmod out (at least in beta form) by the end of summer. As July is about to come to a close, I may not make that deadline. But I'm pressing on!

Next time, I may include a few screen shots, though it is a bit early for that now.

168M graphics
26M sound
3.7M tiles
212 scripts in story
August 13th 2021, 12:27 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
I continue to make progress, BUT the consistent and infuriating interruptions from RL are getting worse. I've got some medical things to tend to that I can't keep putting off. And sometime in the not too distant future I'll have to be away from this computer for about a week when I'll be heading south (into "stars and bars" flag country - yikes) to help out my pop.

I'm probably going to miss my end of summer beta-release date. But, I'm not going to give up!

If things don't happen too fast, I should be able to set up a few screen shots for fans to see, if anyone is interested.

195M graphics
30M sound
3.7M tiles
220 scripts in story

August 28th 2021, 12:41 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
I'm still making progress, in part because some of my RL plans were cancelled during the current Delta Variant Surge. Hooray(?).

But, there are some RL things that will still pull me away from progress here in the not to distant future.

210M graphics
31M sound
3.7M tiles
233 scripts in story

Maybe I'll have a beta release ready before autumn (here in the northern hemisphere) is done. I won't give up!
September 6th 2021, 10:47 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Well, it is definite now. I'll be heading the the land of the "stars and bars" flag, covid-19 deniers and anti-maskers to help out my pop and my brother, departing for points south on the 10th.

I'll be away from this keyboard for as many as 3 weeks. But, I'll keep working on this dmod up to my day of departure and as soon as I get back.

Wish me luck.

217M graphics
31M sound
3.7M tiles
242 scripts in story
September 7th 2021, 03:46 PM
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RangerLord
Peasant Male Hungary bloop
Life sucks. 
It's been quite a few months since I played Dink. Well, this seems to be another dead period in the forum. Anyway, if this comes out, I'll test it. Will likely not make a review for it (for a few years anyway, either I get a sudden urge to replay the D-Mod catalogue, or I run out of games to play.)
Well, good luck on your trip!
September 24th 2021, 06:43 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Phew!

I made it. It was not fun! But, I've done my filial and fraternal duties. I helped my pop move to a managed care facility and my brother move into a "new" (to him) home.

I avoided any ugly clashes with the locals too.

Hooray!

Now, I'm back in town, and will be returning to my latest "labor of love", Periculo Island tomorrow.
October 9th 2021, 12:54 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Progress continues!
237M graphics
31M sound
4.4M tiles
256 scripts in story
October 29th 2021, 12:20 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
I'm almost finished with yet another "region" of the map!

246M graphics
36M sound
4.4M tiles
277 scripts in story
November 13th 2021, 01:18 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
I decided to expand that region of the map that I was working on during October and November.

So, I've still got a lot to do for this region, and then one more region that I have not started yet. Then I'll be doing some testing and work on the walk-through file. I think this means that I will not be done with this dmod until end of first quarter in 2022. :-}

But I'm having a great deal of fun working on it, and coming up with many interesting effects and new ways for Dink to die.

250M graphics
36M sound
4.4M tiles
289 scripts in story
December 4th 2021, 11:01 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Good news: I've finished expanding "that region of the map that I was working on during October and November". I think it should be fun to play.

Now I'm working on the last major region of the game, where (among other things) Dink will either befriend some folks he meets or make enemies of them. The player needs to help Dink make the right choice in order to win the game.

So, I'm hoping to finish the dmod and perform programmer testing during the 1st quarter of the coming year. Then it will be open to the "beta testing team".

352M graphics
37M sound
4.4M tiles
300 scripts in story
December 9th 2021, 04:07 AM
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Bluedy
Peasant Male Romania steam bloop
I like Frutti Fresh 
The amount of dedication one man can have. I'm jealous.
December 9th 2021, 10:36 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@Bluedy:
The amount of dedication one man can have. I'm jealous.


Hey, its all for you Dinkers out there.
December 10th 2021, 12:04 AM
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Skurn
Peasant Male Equatorial Guinea xbox steam duck bloop
can't flim flam the glim glam 
all 0 of them
December 10th 2021, 12:54 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@Skurn:
all 0 of them

Well, it is certainly true that the DN has been reduced in numbers to but a few that check in now and then.

But, I still see downloads that take place every day on https://www.dinknetwork.com/files/category_dmod/sort_date-desc/ .

December 23rd 2021, 03:08 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
It has been more than a year since I started. Of course I had many RL interruptions, but I really am making progress.

I think it should be fun! Perhaps I'll be ready to post some screen shots in January of next year.
January 7th, 11:53 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Work continues and I'd say I'm about 70% done now.

526M graphics
38M sound
4.4M tiles
326 scripts in story

January 7th, 02:46 PM
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ghostknight
Ghost
 
@SlipDink 526M graphics??? Seriously, half a gigabyte of graphics or is that a typo?

Anyway, looking forward to see the finished game. Thanks for your efforts and time.
January 8th, 11:48 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@ghostknight:
@SlipDink 526M graphics??? Seriously, half a gigabyte of graphics or is that a typo?

Nope, that is how many actual bytes of .bmp files (admittedly one of the biggest image file formats) I have in the graphics directory for this game at this time!

Anyway, looking forward to see the finished game. Thanks for your efforts and time.

As I continue to work on the game at this point, I probably won't add much more in the way of graphics, but will be adding some more sound files (.wav and .mid) and definitely expanding some (and adding a few more) .c files in the story directory. I've still got a lot to do, but I'm having a lot of fun doing it. :-}

I appreciate your recognition of my efforts.
February 2nd, 01:01 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
I'm still making progress... though I'm not sure if I'll have it ready for beta testers before spring now.

At the moment, I'm working on the final battle, and the outcomes of the game. The battle has several aspects to it that make it a fun challenge to code.

Then I'll need to finish decorating one area and will need to spread some .midi file assignments around. Then I'll begin some programmer testing in earnest and finally a beta release to those who want to help with testing.

542M graphics
42M sound
4.4M tiles
341 scripts in story
February 18th, 08:37 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
While I still have a good amount of work to do in the final areas of the game, I'm taking a break from that and am doing some programmer testing of the existing code.

Later, I've got to do some work on a (somewhat) special feature of the game.

I'm still making progress! Hang in there Dink fans!

542M graphics
43M sound
4.4M tiles
347 scripts in story
March 2nd, 02:55 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
I've got to adjust some monsters, continue with some programmer testing, add some midi files here and there, and come up with the final "good ending" screen. But, I'm making good progress and might even be turning over the game for beta - testing before the end of March!

Meanwhile, I could not resist coming up with another interesting way for Dink to die and some more "special effects".

547M graphics
43M sound
4.4M tiles
354 scripts in story
March 4th, 10:35 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Wow.

I just realized that I started working on this dmod in late 2020.

Sorry for taking so long.

But I continue to make progress, despite the fact that RL keeps interfering with my efforts. It is coming soon!

Meanwhile, is anyone interested in some screen shots?
March 5th, 06:23 AM
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RangerLord
Peasant Male Hungary bloop
Life sucks. 
I am. There has been quite a lack of D-Mods for a long time now.
March 6th, 11:16 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Okay then! Here they are... screenshots available for your viewing pleasure. Download the zip file and enjoy!

Oops. Ummm... my first effort to upload a set of screenshots to a google drive was not successful. But I fixed that. Sorry.

Periculo Island

Not sure how to download the zip file from a Google Drive? Look near the upper right corner of the browser window for the download gadget to click on.
March 6th, 02:38 PM
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Ghostlight
Ghost
 
Only 2020? Could be so much worse
March 12th, 01:56 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
I've (mostly) been adding some music and sound lately, and working on some gaming issues, adjusting monsters, etc.

I've still got a major feature to fix and some more programmer testing to complete. But, it won't be long now before it is time for beta testing.

547M graphics
45M sound
4.4M tiles
359 scripts in story
March 13th, 04:56 PM
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RangerLord
Peasant Male Hungary bloop
Life sucks. 
I admit, I never really liked the "converting web images to Dink" style approch - I just find that it doesn't feel in line with Dink's aesthetics.
To say something positive, the D-Mod does look more varied compared to many of your previous ones. And that's something I appreciate in D-Mods.
March 14th, 10:42 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Well, I hope you get some fun out of it.

I tried to make it interesting.

As for my "converting web images to Dink" style, I really only do that because my own artistic skills are deplorable and I like to make my dmods visually entertaining and different.

March 18th, 12:36 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
As you can see, I've added quite a few scripts and a few more images.

I'm getting very close to being ready for beta testing! I just have to wrap up the final screen and fix a special feature of the game to work properly.

548M graphics
45M sound
4.4M tiles
373 scripts in story
May 6th, 12:28 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
I'm at the point where I am just running through the game a few more times, making a few corrections and patches (and adding a few more "points of interest" in the game), while I'm generating the walk through documentation.

If anyone is interested in beta testing this dmod, then I'll post the beta dmod on a google drive share point. If not, then, I may release it as a beta version onto the Dink Network and get feedback on needed fixes that way. I'd rather not do it that way though, because there are a few bugs that truly detract from game play.

552M graphics
45M sound
4.4M tiles
383 scripts in story
May 6th, 01:15 PM
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RangerLord
Peasant Male Hungary bloop
Life sucks. 
I'd like to test it. Will be a bit busy though. A small "vacation" in the weekend and learning for exams in the following weeks. I think I'll have time to test next week.
May 6th, 03:08 PM
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Skurn
Peasant Male Equatorial Guinea xbox steam duck bloop
can't flim flam the glim glam 
testing dmods > exams
May 6th, 05:49 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@RangerLord:
I'd like to test it. Will be a bit busy though. A small "vacation" in the weekend and learning for exams in the following weeks. I think I'll have time to test next week.

Thanks! I'll do all I can to make it available next week. I'll probably post a private message to you on the DN with a link to download it, but I'll notify everyone here in this thread about entering into beta testing.
May 13th, 09:29 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@RangerLord:

I'll be sending you a private message on the DN about where to download the periculo dmod, hopefully before this coming weekend is over. :-}

Sorry for the delay, there are two problems here:
1) RL keeps interfering with my efforts.
2) I keep expanding the game a bit here and there when I go through it in my final programmer testing efforts.

@All:
Any one else interested in beta testing, please let me know!
May 14th, 07:13 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@RangerLord: I'll start that private message thread for testing in a few minutes. I'm going to install a beta dmod on my google drive. Sorry that I took so long.

@Everyone: Preliminary beta testing starts now! Let me know if you want to help.
May 15th, 11:20 AM
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ebilV
Peasant Male
 
I'm interested! Although I probably won't have much time to test anything until the next weekend, but shoot me a private message!
May 15th, 12:05 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
@ebilV:
Thanks! I'll be shooting you that PM in a few minutes. I need to upload the latest version (2nd beta release) of the dmod to my google drive first.

May 15th, 12:30 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
This is how things stand in terms of resources at this time. There should not be much more change by the time the official full release is made available.

554M graphics
45M sound
4.4M tiles
387 scripts in story

May 16th, 12:49 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Beta testing is active.

I've released the 4th beta version of the dmod to beta testers.
May 20th, 12:00 AM
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millimeter
Peasant Male Canada
Millimeter is Wee-Lamm, Recording Artist. :-) 
If you're still accepting beta-bangers, I'm putting my hand up.
May 20th, 11:43 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
If you're still accepting beta-bangers, I'm putting my hand up.

Okay! Look for a message in the private message section of the Forum with the latest download URL from my google drive.
May 23rd, 06:21 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Beta testing is proceeding well. Many potential problems have been solved and bugs have been swatted.

My last beta release included many fixes and another way for Dink to die that I could not resist adding.

I'll keep testing myself of course, but I expect some RL issues AND some software and hardware upgrades will crowd me out of dmod development soon... at least for a while But the good news is that I'll be moving to a newer version of Linux soon (if all goes well).

We are getting pretty close to a general release time!

May 27th, 12:47 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
I'm uploading the 1.00 version of this dmod to the DN in the next 10 minutes.

Thanks to all those on the beta test team who worked hard to help this happen.

Enjoy!

EDIT: Hmmm. This may not have worked. I got a "The file must be less than 100 MB." message after my upload attempt. I am not sure what to do about this.

The file is 107MB in size.
May 27th, 01:28 PM
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ExDeathevn
Peasant Male New Zealand xbox steam
Don't look at me, I'm a ghost 
Message Redink on Discord or shoot him (or active staff) an email with the file, or find a way to reduce the file size without compromising the quality?
I assume you packaged it as a .dmod file using DFArc to compress it.
May 27th, 06:07 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Message Redink on Discord or shoot him (or active staff) an email with the file,

I contacted him on Discord. Here is our conversation so far:

SlipDink Today at 12:58 PM
I uploaded the 1.00 version of the Periculo Island dmod to the DN. But it may not have worked. I got a "The file must be less than 100 MB." message after my upload attempt. I am not sure what to do about this. The file is 107MB in size. I don't suppose you could lift the upload limit to 110MB, could you? I would not mind uploading it again if necessary.
RedRecondite Today at 1:32 PM
Sure, I will increase the limit shortly
SlipDink Today at 6:03 PM
GREAT ! Thanks. Do I need to upload it again?
RedRecondite Today at 6:03 PM
Not quite yet, I'll let you know when the fix is in place
SlipDink Today at 6:04 PM
Thanks, I'll check back here in a few hours. I really appreciate your help..


or find a way to reduce the file size without compromising the quality?

I'm hoping to avoid sifting through things to try to determine what to get rid of or (in the case of a few bitmaps) store as a file using fewer colors.

I assume you packaged it as a .dmod file using DFArc to compress it.

Yes, that is a valid assumption.

Thanks for your help, ExDeathevn.
May 27th, 10:21 PM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
Looks like all is well with the latest upload of Periculo Island. I got the "Your file was added successfully, and it will be reviewed by a staff member soon." message now that redink1 upped the file size limit.

555M graphics
45M sound
4.4M tiles
397 scripts in story
May 28th, 07:23 AM
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SlipDink
Peasant Male United States bloop
2nd generation. No easy way to be free. 
PLEASE NOTE:
I'll be offline sometime starting in the next few days and lasting into a time possibly as late as the end of next week.

So, I won't be ignoring any questions about "Periculo Island" that happen to come up in this time period, I just will unable to answer them for a while.