recovering from a computer crash

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Re: recovering from a computer crash

Post by wasp » Sat Nov 01, 2014 1:21 pm

you have to run within the application dosbox which is not part of windows
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Re: recovering from a computer crash

Post by Gilgamesh » Sat Nov 01, 2014 3:04 pm

Well - the current situation is only temporary. When I get my old laptop back I'll be playing on the 3.5 version of Winplan32 again. Looking forward to that!
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Re: recovering from a computer crash

Post by Gavan » Sat Nov 01, 2014 6:09 pm

It is a 16 bit app as is the original winplan. Not going to work.
Just cause I am paranoid does not mean they are not out to get me.

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Re: recovering from a computer crash

Post by Logain » Sat Nov 01, 2014 6:15 pm

Wouldn't have these problems with a Mac and a virtual XP system :D

Start saving that coffee money and you can upgrade when the laptop dies again.

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Re: recovering from a computer crash

Post by casebolt » Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:11 am

Is Tim Wiseman ever going to upgrade VGA Planet's? Or do I go on living my life wondering how things could have been.

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Re: recovering from a computer crash

Post by BitMask » Sun Nov 02, 2014 6:52 am

Winplan32 is the "upgrade".
Tim is not doing anything with Planets anymore except some license support.

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Re: recovering from a computer crash

Post by Gilgamesh » Sun Nov 02, 2014 11:53 am

BM - is the Winplan32 team looking at tweaking a couple of bugs in the 3.5 series? You've done great work with the 3.6 series, but for those of us who really like the look and feel of old Winplan, the 3.5.114 version still had a couple of issues, and I can't find any 3.5 versions on the download page. Cheers!
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Re: recovering from a computer crash

Post by BitMask » Sun Nov 02, 2014 3:07 pm

We only have source control from version v3.6.7 onwards so cant easely edit order version before then.

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Re: recovering from a computer crash

Post by Gilgamesh » Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:50 pm

Surprising that you don't keep older versions. I'm really sorry to hear that. I'm finding the larger star map makes for a cluttered workspace. I kept 3.5 on my machine that I will get back soon, but it crashes if you keep a starbase window open and flip back to the planet, and you can't have the build and mineral reports open at the same time. Even with this, I find it much easier on the eyes to use and will stick with it as long as my old computer holds out.
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Re: recovering from a computer crash

Post by Havok » Sun Nov 02, 2014 8:11 pm

I don't think it's a matter of keeping older versions Gil. Just improving on what they were given.
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