Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Thomas Ward
Hi Dark, Best guess is because of the origens of the language. English started out as a Germanic language when England was concored by germanic tribes, and over the centuries English speaking people adopted or borrowed from several other languages. We get words like mirage, ambience, bureau,

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Anouk Radix
Hi, well I just dled the hobbit and loaded it into filfre. Its not by the infocom company though. That does not say that it cant be fun but just saying. Greetings, Anouk, - Original Message - From: dark d...@xgam.org To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday,

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Lisa Hayes
And their is too, two and to. Lisa Hayes www.nutrimetics.com.au/lisahayes - Original Message - From: Thomas Ward thomasward1...@gmail.com To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 6:48 PM Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games Hi

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread dark
reminds me of the joke in blackadder when baldric's says his father was a nun, sinse everytime Baldric's father was in court and asked what his ocupation was he'd say none ;d. beware the grue! dark. - Original Message - From: Thomas Ward thomasward1...@gmail.com To: Gamers

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Tobias Vinteus
As I recall it, the Hobbit from 1982 was written by Melbourn. The zcode adaptation is a completely different game than the original 1982 version, it would seem. There was a DOS version of the 1982 Melbourn. It's probably available from some abandonware site. I have it somewhere on a burnt

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Shiny protector
Hi, Well my spelling sucks as well. At school, or at homework, I always use a spell checker. My teachers say don't use a spell checker, but I have to say I disagree. The only way you'll learn most words. Yes, reading is the key, but how are you going to correct your spelling without you

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Shiny protector
But that's not the correct approach. - Original Message - From: Mich m...@ntl.sympatico.ca To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Monday, February 21, 2011 11:50 PM Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games Hi to dark. Dark said I tend to spell everything

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Shiny protector
I'm actually doing french, and I can say its hard. I don't really like the language anyways. Maybe sine language, lol. - Original Message - From: dark d...@xgam.org To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 9:18 AM Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Creating

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Shiny protector
Hi, Don't talk about my old primary school teacher. Oh gosh, I never ever concentrated in her lessons. Then I moved to secondary, and our french teacher is much more better there. I found her lessons even better. My teacher is planning to move me into a higher class, but I need to be well at

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Shiny protector
I don't know jermen, but I heard the words are spelt like they're sounded out. Same applies for Turkish, the words sound the same and they're spelt exactly how you think. For an example, the word tamam. How ever you think. T a m a m. That's what I like about the turkish language. - Original

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Shiny protector
Lol. That was funny. Love girls because of their accents. Grins. That made me smile. - Original Message - From: Thomas Ward thomasward1...@gmail.com To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 7:25 AM Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Jacob Kruger
Enjoy. A looong time ago, I, on my first XT PC, played the DOS version a hell of a lot, and it was sort of one of the first IFDB type games went looking for, but honestly, can't remember where I found it. Stay well Jacob Kruger Blind Biker Skype: BlindZA '...fate had broken his body, but

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Jacob Kruger
I meant (and might still be misunderstanding) that it's the infocom format - *.z5? Stay well Jacob Kruger Blind Biker Skype: BlindZA '...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...' - Original Message - From: Anouk Radix anou...@home.nl To: Gamers Discussion list

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Jacob Kruger
I do have the DOS version here, but can't get it to render anything to me as such: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/13327195/Hobbit.com Stay well Jacob Kruger Blind Biker Skype: BlindZA '...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...' - Original Message - From: Tobias Vinteus

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Jacob Kruger
When I did French in high school, the best I ever got was that could read Asterix books in original french, but, another joke is while can still vaguely read some types of french (day to day language), when I hear it spoken by a real french person, it doesn't generally make much sense to me...

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread dark
Hi Jacob I'm afraid you must have got a line crossed somewhere reguarding infocom and zcode. The z code format was indeed originaly developed by infocom to run their games like zork and hichhikers' guide, actually made to run games on multiple platforms with a virual z machine, but

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Pitermach
I do find that many people spell things how they hear them. There's this chap on audio games who spells jaws as j o r s, accessible with 2 a's accessable, etc. then I'm following someone on twitter who constantly says he had a worm meal and listens to music on his eye pod. Those really cracked

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Jacob Kruger
Makes sense, and no worries. Stay well Jacob Kruger Blind Biker Skype: BlindZA '...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...' - Original Message - From: dark d...@xgam.org To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 1:55 PM Subject: Re:

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread dark
Actually, for quite a long while I did! think it was eye pod, just because I'd only ever read it with hal and not seen it spelt. A shame really, I rather like eye pod, sounds sort of alien (in the ridly scot alien sense). Beware the grue! Dark. - Original Message - From: Pitermach

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread dark
Hi Jacob. Actually, I've checked and that hobbit game was written in 2005. The author does make it clear he's not recopying the original but trying his own work. It actually sounds interesting, though unfortunately I haven't got too far yet. Beware the greu! Dark. - Original Message

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Tobias Vinteus
Hi Jacob, I think your DOS version is incomplete. If I'm remember correctly there's supposed to be a hobbit.dat file also. hobbit.com is just the loader for the game. It's a very tiny file which purpose it is to laod the rest of the program. On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, Jacob Kruger wrote: I do

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Arianna Sepulveda
Dark, I think that Infocom copy is a remake. I was Googling this a few days ago, trying to get somewhere, and I found out there was a remake--though I didn't find out what language it was written in. Thanks, Ari On 2/22/11, Tobias Vinteus tob...@algonet.se wrote: Hi Jacob, I think your DOS

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Arianna Sepulveda
I'll have a look and see what I come up with. So, you don't think I'll be able to run those .tap files? Maybe something in Linux will do it? I really would like to play the original before anything else, if at all possible. Thanks, Ari On 2/22/11, Arianna Sepulveda englishride...@gmail.com

Re: [Audyssey] iPhone gaming

2011-02-22 Thread Arianna Sepulveda
Hey, I've got that! Whoot! I'm looking to get a mini BT keyboard--I still prefer pressing little buttons to typing on glass. Any suggestions? Thanks, Ari On 2/20/11, Zachary Kline zkl...@speedpost.net wrote: Not to mention frotz for the iPhone, which is free and quite accessible with VO. On

Re: [Audyssey] iPhone gaming

2011-02-22 Thread Charles Rivard
You might think about getting a Bluetooth keyboard. I haven't seen one, but it's a thought. --- Shepherds are the best beasts! - Original Message - From: Arianna Sepulveda englishride...@gmail.com To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 7:23 AM

Re: [Audyssey] Anyone playing kingdom of loathing?

2011-02-22 Thread Arianna Sepulveda
Hey, I'm on KOL. Haven't logged in a while--hope my character's still active. I'm Canagan on there, if anyone wants to look me up. I'm not so great at the game, so the wiki would help me a lot lol. Thanks, Ari On 2/17/11, Orin orin8...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Dark, Cartman's sweet clan is good,

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Jacob Kruger
Sorry, here it is as well: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/13327195/HOBBIT.DAT Just scanned the folder and since when I tried running it under windows XP, I created a shortcut trying to run it in compatibility mode, I forgot not to assume that was a .bat (bravo alpha tango) file..smile Stay well

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Jacob Kruger
The first sort of scene rings bells from the original - for me anyway, and haven't gone on too long after getting sort of stuck with finding the ring, and some water - one day. Stay well Stay well Jacob Kruger Blind Biker Skype: BlindZA '...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'

Re: [Audyssey] Anyone playing kingdom of loathing?

2011-02-22 Thread Yohandy
I think when it comes to active players, I'm one of few. I stopped playing for a while, but now I'm at it full swing. every day I'm on there, so if you want to contact me just kmail musicman2004. - Original Message - From: Arianna Sepulveda englishride...@gmail.com To: Gamers

Re: [Audyssey] Anyone playing kingdom of loathing?

2011-02-22 Thread dark
so it's you Yohandi! I was wondering who the heck this musicman person was from the list ;d. Most mysterious. The only really sad thing is i first came upon the game in 2004. the interface didn't work so well with hal, but I did for instance play the original tut oriol quest which was much

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Charles Rivard
The best way I've found to learn to spell is not to rely on a screen reader. Braille works. --- Shepherds are the best beasts! - Original Message - From: Shiny protector muhamme...@googlemail.com To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 3:34 AM

Re: [Audyssey] Anyone playing kingdom of loathing?

2011-02-22 Thread Anouk Radix
Hi, I tried the game several times but its humour does not really work for me. I like the quests though. Greetings, Anouk, - Original Message - From: dark d...@xgam.org To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 3:37 PM Subject: Re: [Audyssey]

Re: [Audyssey] mvc 3 arcade mode playthrough

2011-02-22 Thread Clement Chou
Hope you have a good time! Let us know how it goes... and don't be afraid to lose. When you haven't played a fighter very many times, it's very normal to have trouble. That arcade playthrough is proof of that. lol. See if your friend'll be nice enough to let you go into training mode for a

Re: [Audyssey] mvc 3 arcade mode playthrough

2011-02-22 Thread Johnny Tai
Wow, really disliking the new wolverine voice- he's sounding more like sabretooth than wolvy lol. One thing I always liked about this series however is that it does tell you what level your super bar's charged at- many other games you sorta have to guess. --- Gamers mailing list __

Re: [Audyssey] mvc 3 arcade mode playthrough

2011-02-22 Thread Clement Chou
The challenge in guessing and reacting was what I always liked... and it's reasonably easy to keep track. To be honest, I hardly pay any attention to what the announcer says... lol. At 07:46 AM 22/02/2011, you wrote: Wow, really disliking the new wolverine voice- he's sounding more like

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Frost
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 05:56:02PM -0600, Hayden Presley wrote: Trust me--there are quite a number of people who'd gladly agree with you. I for one do not. I try and be quite meticulous as far as spelling goes. [My Reply:] Hi Hayden, Yep. Spelling takes self-discipline and

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Frost
On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 08:56:51PM -0500, Thomas Ward wrote: You can download Heroine's Mantle from http://www.wurb.com/if/game/1327 [My Reply:] Heh... I got it from www.blindsea.com Michael -- Linux User: 177869 # Powered By: Intel #

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Frost
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 06:22:43PM -0800, Arianna Sepulveda wrote: if anyone knows where I could get this, it would be awesome! Also, how the heck would I make it run? Lol. [My Reply:] Hi, Not sure where to get it, but if it's back in 1982, it's likely on cassette or

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Mich
Hi when I tryed to run this i got the message about windows neading to know what program created this file etc so in short it didn't run. from Mich. - Original Message - From: Jacob Kruger jac...@mailzone.co.za To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, February 22,

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Shiny protector
French people speak bloody fast and its sometimes hard for me to keep up. Though, I manage it. I mean in my listening exersises in class. - Original Message - From: Jacob Kruger jac...@mailzone.co.za To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 11:13

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Shiny protector
Yes, it helps, in fact, Learnt the word tremendous from George's marvellous medicine. - Original Message - From: Charles Rivard woofer...@sbcglobal.net To: Gamers Discussion list gamers@audyssey.org Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 2:46 PM Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure

Re: [Audyssey] Old 1982 text adventure of The Hobbit for DOS

2011-02-22 Thread Tobias Vinteus
You will need both files that Jacob posted the links to. They are called hobbit.com and hobbit.dat, respectively, so you can just take the link and change the ending to get both files. HTH, Tobias On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, Mich wrote: Hi when I tryed to run this i got the message about windows

Re: [Audyssey] Creating Adventure Games

2011-02-22 Thread Jacob Kruger
Well, I do have a french audio tutorial here, but haven't done more than listen to a few parts of it to see what can recognise - sometimes. Stay well Jacob Kruger Blind Biker Skype: BlindZA '...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...' - Original Message - From: Shiny

[Audyssey] BPCPrograms Forum

2011-02-22 Thread Munawar Bijani
Hello Everyone, Over the past couple of weeks the BPC mailing list has been down because of a server switch. This message is to inform you that now instead of a mailing list, there is a forum available at http://www.bpcprograms.com/forum/. This will be considered as the community-drivven

[Audyssey] I survived pipe2

2011-02-22 Thread NIcol
Hi all I am pleased to let you know that I have managed to beat the game without losing any lives. ***Statistics for Game Started on 2011/02/22 10:38:23 PM Final Score: 1962001; you got in position 2 in your local top ten You beat the game! Congratulations! Difficulty: Easy Game Duration: 17

Re: [Audyssey] I survived pipe2

2011-02-22 Thread Raul A. Gallegos
Hey there Nicol, this is most excellent. And getting 13 thugs to boot is very nice. Keep up the good work. On 2/22/2011 3:59 PM, NIcol wrote: Hi all I am pleased to let you know that I have managed to beat the game without losing any lives. ***Statistics for Game Started on 2011/02/22

[Audyssey] quick two questions.

2011-02-22 Thread michael barnes
Hey, a few weeks ago someone here on the list had talk about two games for the iphone so I was wondering when they will be out. The first one was call two birds if I not mistaken. And the other one is going to be like aurifi except it is going to be about a super hero. -- Email services

Re: [Audyssey] mvc 3 arcade mode playthrough

2011-02-22 Thread Scott Chesworth
Cheers Clement, I'll be taking you up on the offer of help if pennies don't start to drop within a few hours of game play. I'm not new to fighters by any stretch of the imagination, but the MK series has always been my comfort zone. The differences in the mechanics of MVC3 mean that I'm pretty

Re: [Audyssey] mvc 3 arcade mode playthrough

2011-02-22 Thread Clement Chou
Ah yes. The MK series, while good, has always been a bit technically inferior in terms of mechanics and competition. lol. But hey, if there's a way for retribution, why not take it? lol. At 04:36 PM 22/02/2011, you wrote: Cheers Clement, I'll be taking you up on the offer of help if pennies

Re: [Audyssey] mvc 3 arcade mode playthrough

2011-02-22 Thread Scott Chesworth
Hmmm, agreed about MK's gameplay not being as deep nowadays. It's gradually been happening since MK4 onward, I find each title to be that little bit more watered down. It might only be me clinging to the characters I know, but I keep finding myself saying little prayers that MK9 can combine the

Re: [Audyssey] mvc 3 arcade mode playthrough

2011-02-22 Thread Clement Chou
I agree whole-heartedly. But so far, it's way too early to tell... however, it's looking promising, and if it turns out to be worth my preorder, I am going to be playing for a long time to come. A lot of people think MK Deception was a good game... personally I didn't like it. I went back to

[Audyssey] downloading youtube playlists... game-related

2011-02-22 Thread Clement Chou
So... just trying to download a game walkthrough off youtube... but it's a playlist. Does anyone know of a way to download these things? The links themselves seem to direct only to one video, and I'm totally lost. Wouldn't ask on this list, but I figured since it was a game walkthrough it

Re: [Audyssey] downloading youtube playlists... game-related

2011-02-22 Thread shaun everiss
I use the software at dvdvideosoft.com download the one install for all you will find several converters for youtube and videos. as well as a few other things. Just don't install the toolbar. also after you install and before you run the program for the first time, go to the program files

Re: [Audyssey] downloading youtube playlists... game-related

2011-02-22 Thread Clement Chou
I have the software. That isn't the issue.. the issue is trying to actually download a playlist. When I go to a link with the name in that playlist and copy it, it only gives me the link to the first video in the list and then something to redirect me to the next video once the first one is

Re: [Audyssey] downloading youtube playlists... game-related

2011-02-22 Thread shaun everiss
ok. you can't get a playlist like that. you need to get the channel name, and the link to that channel. then paste it in there just like you would each thing. everything will be saved to the folder called uploads for channelname. I have not tried with the latest version. I keep it updated but I

Re: [Audyssey] downloading youtube playlists... game-related

2011-02-22 Thread Clement Chou
Odd. Because I used to be able to get playlists like that... guess they changed it. Dammit. At 10:37 PM 22/02/2011, you wrote: ok. you can't get a playlist like that. you need to get the channel name, and the link to that channel. then paste it in there just like you would each thing.