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by Duckula
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Add-on Modules
Topic: QWK Module
Replies: 7
Views: 1533

Re: QWK Module

FidoNet / FSXnet support is one of the items on our todo list. Currently WG uses MHS and one of the proposals is to create an FidoNet tosser that converts to/from the WG format. Messages could be sent/received via Binkley. There would be quite a lot of work involved but it would be great to have thi...
by Duckula
Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Update #7
Replies: 0
Views: 803

Update #7

Hi All, As we head into the holiday season, I wanted to recap on some of the achievements since August (when the new website and forums were launched) and what is planned for next year. In just a few months we have: - Migrated enough of the base bbs system for us to launch our alpha test site - Rele...
by Duckula
Sun Dec 20, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worldgroup on Windows 10 64bit
Replies: 21
Views: 2867

Worldgroup on Windows 10 64bit

This document is based on the installation instructions written and hosted on elwynor.com which is a install guide aimed at 32-bit platforms. This document specifically is to tackle the few extra challenges when operating WorldGroup under a 64-bit Windows. --[Installing WorldGroup 3.2 in Windows 64-...
by Duckula
Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Future versions of The Major BBS will be free
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

Re: Future versions of The Major BBS will be free

There will definitely be an SDK and you are correct, this will likely be sufficient for the vast majority of people. Full open sourcing will likely take some time and is at the lower end of the priority list. What we need now is an extensive SDK to allow people to help contribute to MBBS v10 and bey...
by Duckula
Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Future versions of The Major BBS will be free
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

Re: Future versions of The Major BBS will be free

There is still a lot of work to do but we are progressing! One of my short term goals is to get things into a position whereby we can make it easy for other developers to help contribute, which in turn should help speed up development (hopefully) if we can get some additional people on board. At the...
by Duckula
Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Future versions of The Major BBS will be free
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

Future versions of The Major BBS will be free

Hi All, Recently I have received many questions about the cost of The Major BBS v10 and I wanted to clarify the situation. I have repeatedly said that no price had been established as we have been focusing on development. Initially there was some thoughts of charging a small amount to cover the cost...
by Duckula
Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Minor Bug in MajorMud
Replies: 1
Views: 555

Re: Minor Bug in MajorMud

Thanks for reporting this.

As a matter of interest, was there any uppercase and lowercase combinations in the longsword wording, such as LongSword or longSword?

Also, have you encountered this before on any MMUD you have played on?
by Duckula
Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Major BBS v10 Alpha Site open!
Replies: 0
Views: 875

Major BBS v10 Alpha Site open!

As part of our development efforts for The Major BBS v10 we are looking for the community to help us with testing. To do this we have setup an alpha test site and would love for you to login and help test. No special skill or knowledge is required, just login and use the system (play clasic games li...
by Duckula
Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: New Sysops
Topic: Up and running
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Re: Up and running

Nice work - enjoy!

Surely there is an MP3 file out there somewhere to simulate dial-up? :-)
by Duckula
Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:10 am
Forum: New Sysops
Topic: IPADDR does not match Windows TCP/IP setup
Replies: 6
Views: 1356

Re: IPADDR does not match Windows TCP/IP setup

Whatever DNS address your ISP provides, or possibly your router if it will forward DNS requests.