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Re: Hi everyone. This is amazing.

Post by Pepsi-Wolf » Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:40 am

i'm sure finding the right programmers, or even the original programmers, for mech2 wont be an easy task anyways
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Post by Col.Kell » Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:50 am

I actualy Googled up one of the programmers not too long ago; Bill Ferrer, he's still around and ticking, but he looks like he's 50 or so and has a short grey beard and mustache. He has a website and it appears he's more interested in geneology rather than programming. :?
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Post by Skyfaller » Thu Dec 18, 2008 12:18 pm

These are all important questions.

We have been in contact with Eric Repomancer and Dan Kegel. Both have offered advice on MW2.

I have contacted Activision regarding obtaining an offical license to the MW2 source code, but I have not received an answer. I'm making progress with accessing the MW2 file formats, but a few open problems remain: textures, videos, room definitions for the shell, and there were some problems remaining with the SFL sound files. I am confident that these problems can be overcome. Once they are solved, I can start recreating MW2 completely. I would prefer creating levels for MechVM to modding MW2, because if we would get there, it would be easier.

If MW5 would mean that I can't continue working on MechVM, then I don't want it. However, if MechVM reaches a point where this would be an option, I could imagine negotiating about commercial content with the copyright owners.
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Re: Hi everyone. This is amazing.

Post by saracen16 » Tue Jan 20, 2009 3:58 pm

At last! My collection is complete! Ghost Bear's Legacy finally arrived in the mail and am enjoying it more than I thought I would. I'm playing them on my VirtualPC, of course, but as I'm trying to get them on my DOSBOX on VISTA, my only issue is: when making the image, should I make a game disc and copy as if it were protected, or not?

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Re: Hi everyone. This is amazing.

Post by Col.Kell » Tue Jan 20, 2009 4:00 pm

Congrats! :)
But no, you just make a regular game disk copy. It's not protected or anything.
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Re: Hi everyone. This is amazing.

Post by Sir MMPD Radick » Tue Jan 20, 2009 4:19 pm

Well, it might not always work on non protected.. there does appear to be some protection (who knows) on mercenaries for many people... it does not work on non protected.
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Re: Hi everyone. This is amazing.

Post by Col.Kell » Tue Jan 20, 2009 8:49 pm

That's odd... I had no problem with my .IMG under non-protected.
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