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by Kracken
Thu Sep 23, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Games
Topic: Kyrandia (Fantasy-world)
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: Kyrandia (Fantasy-world)

It's available on bbs.elwynor.com
(both the file archive and a live version up and running)

May Tashanna be with you :)
by Kracken
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Testing
Topic: Outage Notification
Replies: 10
Views: 1442

Re: Outage Notification

Any issues with elwynor?

foo ~ $ telnet bbs.elwynor.com
Trying 76.195.89.41...
telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection refused
by Kracken
Mon Aug 23, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: New Sysops
Topic: Inbound Telnet/Rlogin ports
Replies: 4
Views: 242

Re: Inbound Telnet/Rlogin ports

GaryW wrote: > Duckula wrote: > > What method are you using to accept inbound telnet connections? The > > Galacticomm ICO or another product such as MajorTCP/IP? > > I believe it is MajorTCP/IP. Trying to setup Major 6.25. How are you setting up the DOS BBS? Through a VM on your (windows) host? Thro...
by Kracken
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Testing
Topic: MBBS v10 Open Beta Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 543

Re: MBBS v10 Open Beta Thread

Found that In WIN10 console, to register an ALT you need to press CTRL+ALT So CTRL+ALT+W for the Worldlink Scheduler. What's strange is that the tab shortcuts with CTRL+ALT works for all except (A)ccount, (E)mulate, (U)sers. TAB key works fine, so I can reach those tabs this way instead. There must ...
by Kracken
Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Games
Topic: Sorcerer's Isles!
Replies: 1
Views: 414

Re: Sorcerer's Isles!

Anyone playing this game and wants to collaborate/share hints ?

I would post questions here, but some clues might be in the questions (spoilers) so privately might be best.

Cheers,
by Kracken
Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Testing
Topic: MBBS v10 Open Beta Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 543

Re: MBBS v10 Open Beta Thread

Works well on my side. Messed up with btrieve errors when moving WGSERV folder from my XP to WIN10 vm, but realized I need to run that btrieve registry hack first. Upgrade works normally. The console view was messed up, but I adjusted CMD window to 80 x 25 (heigh x width) Modules looks OK so far (el...
by Kracken
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Article about Tim Stryker's Aztarac arcade game
Replies: 2
Views: 643

Re: Article about Tim Stryker's Aztarac arcade game

IMHO he's one of the early adopter of the concept of "networking" but with micro-computers.. And for sure, back then optimization was key to transition anything theoritical to practical. In his 1980 interview in BYTE magazine, he explains how he conceptualized a multiplayer game (flash att...
by Kracken
Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Games
Topic: Quest for Zen
Replies: 2
Views: 503

Re: Quest for Zen

Another lost work restored, thank you for securing these bytes! Demo works fine so far on my VM. Strange world, no objects on the ground. A mud with no mobs, there must be something :D About "Zen Again": Do we know if parts of source/binaries still exists, like Worlds of Darkness? Or was i...
by Kracken
Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Tele-Arena
Topic: Tele-Arena Game Engine 1.0
Replies: 14
Views: 2902

Re: Tele-Arena Game Engine 1.0

Code I have takes in ULONG.
Most likely Sean couldn't have expected such degree of XP'ing back in the day :)

"640k ought to be enough for anybody"
- Bill Gates 1981
by Kracken
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Tele-Arena
Topic: Tele-Arena Game Engine 1.0
Replies: 14
Views: 2902

Re: Tele-Arena Game Engine 1.0

DeusMachinae wrote: > Here you go > > https://controlc.com/869b5985 Interesting.. pretty similar to the snippet I do see, just case/wording different. There's also rules for 2nd level of promo in calcxp and calcxp2 (named GetExp here), but it's just an extra "if" I put some notes that refe...