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New ACK file repository

Post by rld » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:28 am

I am setting up a small file share for ACK games, works-in-progress, etc. To upload files to the repository, use the following link:

https://www.drivehq.com/DropBox/DropBox ... D=71795046

All you need to enter for the info fields is your name (use your joltcountry username) and a description of what you are submitting. The password for the uploader page is three characters - capital A, capital C, capital K.

If anyone has any games in development that you would like to get feedback on or have people try out, please submit a ZIP of your game to the above link and post in this thread to let me know. This way, we can have a single download area for ACK games and other content with everything accessible in one place.

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Post by Tdarcos » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:28 pm

I have a complete directory of adventure files of everything I could find that I have previously made available at
http://in-the-matter-of.com/adventure

I found three files, ACK-MANUAL.PDF (603K) , ACKv3.2.zip (21 meg), and acksrc.zip (160k) which I <s>will upload</s> have uploaded to your repository. Hope it helps. If I didn't do the upload right you can go to that directory and the links allow you to download any of the files there.
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Post by rld » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:40 pm

Tdarcos wrote: I found three files, ACK-MANUAL.PDF (603K) , ACKv3.2.zip (21 meg), and acksrc.zip (160k) which I <s>will upload</s> have uploaded to your repository. Hope it helps. If I didn't do the upload right you can go to that directory and the links allow you to download any of the files there.
Thanks. I'm trying to find out from Chris if he minds having the ACK distribution files mirrored other places, but I haven't gotten a reply from him yet.

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Post by Chris H » Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:01 pm

Sorry for the long absence - the funny thing about work is that if you let it, it takes over your life. I'm going to try to get back into the things I enjoy. :)

rld: No objections here, and as I figure out what the new active URLs are I'll make links to them from the 80sgaming.org site.

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Re: New ACK file repository

Post by ishtenos » Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:48 pm

rld wrote:I am setting up a small file share for ACK games, works-in-progress, etc. To upload files to the repository, use the following link:

https://www.drivehq.com/DropBox/DropBox ... D=71795046

All you need to enter for the info fields is your name (use your joltcountry username) and a description of what you are submitting. The password for the uploader page is three characters - capital A, capital C, capital K.
Not sure if I missed something, but that link asks for a password?

And btw, to Chris - thanks for ACK. I've been picking away at it on and off for close to a year now, it's a great tool and scratches an itch ACS was responsible for in my youth.

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Post by Astral Projection Garth » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:15 pm

You asking for the password? Or you saying it didn't ask you for the password? If you need the pw it's in the quote in your last post there.

EDIT: Just uploaded the Metal Gear Demo. What I have so far done with the Wasteland adventure is also on it's way. Just have to compare my various backups to make sure i'm uploading the latest one.

EDIT: K Wasteland uploaded too now. Enjoy.

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Post by Garth's Equipment Shop » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:39 pm

Chris H wrote:Sorry for the long absence - the funny thing about work is that if you let it, it takes over your life. I'm going to try to get back into the things I enjoy. :)

rld: No objections here, and as I figure out what the new active URLs are I'll make links to them from the 80sgaming.org site.

Totally understand that Chris. Good to hear from ya again. The more you are around the more I am motivated to finish my projects. ;) No pressure though.. :P

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Post by ishtenos » Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:00 pm

Astral Projection Garth wrote:You asking for the password? Or you saying it didn't ask you for the password? If you need the pw it's in the quote in your last post there
Damn I'm good... I quoted the answer I was looking for. Thanks! :cool:

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Post by Garth's Equipment Shop » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:22 pm

Classic lol

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Post by jupider » Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:36 pm

I uploaded my "TEST-RPG" kit which has several years of tinkering in it. Included is my "Pen & Paper tileset" that I've mentioned recently in another post. There's also the beginnings of a potential Final Fantasy-style battle engine in there; I think you need to bump into the "Test Battle" obstacle to trigger it, if memory serves me. I have no idea what else may be in there.

Unfortunately, I missed the "please submit a ZIP" part and uploaded all the files individually. Sorry.

Have fun.

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Re: New ACK file repository

Post by Admiral Ackguh » Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:44 pm

rld wrote:This way, we can have a single download area for ACK games and other content with everything accessible in one place.
Where is this download area?
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Post by Garth's Equipment Shop » Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:14 pm

jupider wrote:I uploaded my "TEST-RPG" kit which has several years of tinkering in it. Included is my "Pen & Paper tileset" that I've mentioned recently in another post. There's also the beginnings of a potential Final Fantasy-style battle engine in there; I think you need to bump into the "Test Battle" obstacle to trigger it, if memory serves me. I have no idea what else may be in there.

Unfortunately, I missed the "please submit a ZIP" part and uploaded all the files individually. Sorry.

Have fun.
Hey jupider, I just tried out your test rpg. I guess most of the extra stuff you mentioned isn't actually implemented in a game yet, just laying dormant in the editors since I didn't see anything but a small boat to get to the pair of hiking boots which allow you to hike through woods, and then the hot air balloon to fly over the mountains.

I'm sure you're already aware of this and it is just a test game after all so not really a big deal but the balloon gets blocked by the water tiles along the shoreline around most of the island. Only the eastern side of the island with the mountains allows access to the island if your flying around the ocean.

I really like the test creatures in the editor. I'm going to adapt your test-rpg for my own use for testing things. Thanks for the submission.

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Post by Admiral Ackguh » Thu Jan 21, 2016 12:59 am

I just uploaded Revenge of the Zomos to the repository.
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