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Forum: Games Discussion 02-12-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 66,741
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Not yet, but I try to avoid battles anyway......

Not yet, but I try to avoid battles anyway... :D

There's one other area that's also a wee bit fast. The chart (where you plot a course for the helmsman) zips around a bit on my system and often...
Forum: Games Discussion 17-11-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 66,741
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Thanks for posting that info. I've recently...

Thanks for posting that info. I've recently learned it can also have up to 100 crew members. :)

I finished the game once (as English), started it again as Spanish and gave up at around 300k in gold...
Forum: Games Discussion 17-11-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 93,648
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Of course it would work. You can change the...

Of course it would work. You can change the current dir to and/or from anywhere within a batch file, as well as run executables in a different dir. :huh:

Lol, either we're not communicating very...
Forum: Games Discussion 13-11-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 93,648
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Exactly. Or by hand-typing the same thing (full...

Exactly.


Or by hand-typing the same thing (full path/exe from the root or another dir) instead of using the provided batch file that changes to the proper dir (which was my original point btw)....
Forum: Games Discussion 12-11-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 93,648
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Well, it certainly works in DOS. Many DOS games...

Well, it certainly works in DOS. Many DOS games would create a batch file in the root dir so users could simply type in the name at the C:\> prompt without having to manually change dirs.

However,...
Forum: Gaming Zone 08-11-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,760
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Agreed. This can be a LOT of fun a LAN,...

Agreed. This can be a LOT of fun a LAN, especially with all the custom vehicles available (just make sure the vehicles allowed are fair to all players involved). We'd often try to help each other...
Forum: Games Discussion 08-11-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 93,648
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Not necessarily... this is why batch files that...

Not necessarily... this is why batch files that were provided to start games from the root dir ("c:\" etc.) always changed to the appropriate game directory first.

You can test this somewhat if you...
Forum: Games Discussion 03-11-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 93,648
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Actually that can make all the difference. If the...

Actually that can make all the difference. If the exe doesn't use the full path when accessing other files, it will try to open them from the current directory (no matter where that is). :)
Forum: Games Discussion 03-11-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 66,741
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Ah well... Apparently those other voice files...

Ah well...

Apparently those other voice files are NOT in the current download (nor in others I found online, as they all seem to be diskette installs), so that idea is shot unless someone can...
Forum: Games Discussion 02-11-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 66,741
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Yikes! Many thanks for your effort anyway....

Yikes! Many thanks for your effort anyway. :thumbs:

I've played it a good bit, so the manual is probably moot at this point, except for things I may not know... and don't know that I don't know......
Forum: Games Discussion 01-11-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 66,741
Posted By DOS dinosaur
I realize this was an old post, but here's what I...

I realize this was an old post, but here's what I have (including those above):

- Corvette: 16 guns 150 tons (up to 100 crew members).
- Fluyt: 8 guns 300 tons (up to 100 crew members).
- Frigate:...
Forum: Games Discussion 21-10-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 66,741
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Ah, good to know. Thanks Paco. :)

Ah, good to know. Thanks Paco. :)
Forum: Introductions, Farewells and Returns 21-10-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,999
Posted By DOS dinosaur
If you don't know they're multi-layered...

If you don't know they're multi-layered (http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=%2B%22motherboard+capacitors%22+%2B%22multi-layered%22&btnG=Search), then you've been incredibly lucky. Either way, it's...
Forum: Games Discussion 21-10-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 66,741
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Sorry for the double post (triple actually), but...

Sorry for the double post (triple actually), but I found and corrected three errors on the HST world map in the link above. The corrected version is here...
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 19-10-2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,995
Posted By DOS dinosaur
We could call it Hi/Bye/Happy-Merry-Whatever... :D

We could call it Hi/Bye/Happy-Merry-Whatever... :D
Forum: Introductions, Farewells and Returns 18-10-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,999
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Huh. If those caps are necessary for the board to...

Huh. If those caps are necessary for the board to function properly, doing other stuff won't help a thing. O.o

I'm not surprised they won't replace caps though, motherboards are multilayered and...
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 18-10-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,995
Posted By DOS dinosaur
As a new member, I'm inclined to agree (although...

As a new member, I'm inclined to agree (although it might be considered more "annoying" than "confusing" at times).

Have you ever been to a disorganized family's home? Only the residents know where...
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 12-10-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 63,104
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Mac, as in the sig... :cheers:

Mac, as in the sig... :cheers:
Forum: Games Discussion 07-10-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 66,741
Posted By DOS dinosaur
A question about the HST trading log: There are...

A question about the HST trading log:

There are three prices listed for each commodity (at port, buy, and sell).

What is the purpose of the "at port" price? :huh:

[EDIT]
Never mind. It's the...
Forum: Community News & Feedback 06-10-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 30,813
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Thanks, I'll try to be an asset. :cheers: I'm...

Thanks, I'll try to be an asset. :cheers:

I'm currently receiving the following error message on the instruction link:

"DOS dinosaur, you do not have permission to access this page."

Not sure if...
Forum: Introductions, Farewells and Returns 05-10-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Thanks Dave. :hello:

Thanks Dave. :hello:
Forum: Gaming Zone 05-10-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,617
Posted By DOS dinosaur
In the late '70s, I obtained a (used) console...

In the late '70s, I obtained a (used) console game called "Tanks" that hooked to a TV's antenna input.

The game screen was in black and white, and had tiny 2D military tanks (aerial view) that you...
Forum: Gaming Zone 05-10-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,218
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Yeah, same here. A few favorites for various...

Yeah, same here. A few favorites for various types of games would be a bit easier... :unsure:

Shooters... Doom I/II were always favorites, but I also like QII (because you can play regular game...
Forum: Community News & Feedback 05-10-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 30,813
Posted By DOS dinosaur
I'm a bit new here (and won't have a lot of spare...

I'm a bit new here (and won't have a lot of spare time), but am reasonably proficient in English grammar and spelling if you guys think I might be of assistance.

I understand if there's a minimum...
Forum: Introductions, Farewells and Returns 05-10-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By DOS dinosaur
Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
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