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My name is Neil Troughton and I can't believe I keep doing this.

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2015-06-21 16:18:07
Peasant Male
I'm not sure how serious you are being Skurn, but any and all bug reports are gratefully received - if you get in touch with me at the email address provided in the readme file then I will act upon anything I'm able to find eventually. I did go through all the DN threads I found on CC2 in the last patch, and while I wasn't able to reproduce everything I did fix various issues, and made some changes even where I couldn't reproduce a problem where I thought it possible that some game conditions could cause the stated problems to occur. The threads you linked are ones I went through specifically, and while some of the issues look like either a broken installation or a symptom of a more serious problem (the issue in the well, most notably) I did go through and clean some relevant game scripts up to help prevent any inconsistent behaviour that might have been occurring.

The fountain riddle appears to be working as intended, which confuses me a little as I watched a stream of someone playing the game where I could have sworn the letters on the statues were the wrong way round, but I looked into it fairly comprehensively when putting together the last update (and again just now) and it appears to be working correctly. There are things about the puzzle that could trip people up - hitting a statue twice will reset the sequence, hitting the last statue twice will unsolve the puzzle - but there's nothing to suggest an issue, and it should just be a case of returning to the first statue to start over rather than reloading th module. Nothing in the dungeon should be interfering with the puzzle, and the relevant variable gets reset upon entry. If you do have a save game where you're experiencing an issue I would love to receive it.

The issues you are raising in this thread - with regard to the wall of Pencilhead's lair and the issue with beating boss mode YD in a specific number of seconds - are ones that I specifically addressed in the last update though, so as long as people are playing the most recent version of the module they should be fine. I'm not ruling out the possibility that I introduced new problems, but I'm not sure what you're basing the idea that the previous ones could still be there on. If you're just making fun of Sabre then fine, but if you're actually having issues then I'd like to fix them if possible - I just can't take "this problem might still be there, I haven't checked" as a bug report, especially when you're bringing up problems that I specifically said that I fixed.

Which is kind of a derail. I hope you're enjoying the module barbrose!

Arik has released 3 files

Cloud Castle 2: ScarabD-Mod, EpicExceptional 9.6July 14th, 2014
I, Kara GuD-Mod, QuestExceptional 9.2July 4th, 2012
Cloud CastleD-Mod, QuestGood 8.5February 11th, 2007

Arik has written 14 reviews

Spoilers of a completely different game follow! ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZFeaturedHorrible 0.1November 24th, 2009
The Major Question When it Came To Playing Idrtw Was One of Time - How Might Wesley's Auth... If Ducks Ruled the WorldFeaturedGood 8.5December 13th, 2006
It's a Real Shame That People (Including the Creator Friends Beyond 2: Branches of DestinyFeaturedGood 7.7March 24th, 2004
I Can't Help but Feel That the Description For This is Misleading Eternal Suicide Chapter Zero : Wasted LifeFeaturedExceptional 9.0March 9th, 2004
I Came To This D-Mod Rather Worried - Rather Than Be Impressed By the Short Time the D-Mod... Creeping Sands (The)FeaturedFair 6.3August 10th, 2002
The Description Claims That This Game is a Demo Back from the GraveNormalExceptional 9.0May 17th, 2002
I Feel My Original Review Was Barely a Review At All Friends Beyond 3: Legend of TenjinFeaturedGood 8.5May 5th, 2002
An Absolutely Tiny D-Mod Dink Smallwood in the Valley of the Talking TreesNormalGood 7.0April 30th, 2002
This is an Enjoyable D-Mod Quest for Arithia 2: The RozarusNormalFair 5.9April 30th, 2002
A Very Atmospheric D-Mod Quest for Arithia 3: Elemental PeaceNormalGood 7.0April 28th, 2002
To Be Entirely Honest Friends Beyond 1NormalGood 7.5April 28th, 2002
Now This is a D-Mod Worth the Download Time Lost in DinkNormalGood 8.0April 17th, 2002
This D-Mod is Played Out on a Horizontal Plane Tragic Death of Zink Smallwood (The)NormalFair 5.0April 15th, 2002
Utterly Fantastic Quest for Cheese (The)NormalExceptional 9.2December 14th, 2001