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Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-10-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 10
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Sunglass Man All Seeing Eye - Editor for Eye of Beholder Trilogy

Someone at FRUA & DUNGEON CRAFT Community Forums created two (freeware) automapper utilities for this trilogy. All Seeing Eye for EoB1 and EoB2. All Seeing Eye 3 for EoB3. Links are:...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-03-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Sunglass Man UGE - Universal Game Editor

UGE - Universal Game Editor
This is a 1990s game editor that allows hex-editing of most save game files, but not all.
It works in decimal numbering, handy when hexadecimal is not your forte.
You...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 11-03-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Happy DosBox Configuration File

DosBox documentation file is DOSBox 0.74 Manual.txt, which should be found in the main directory.
Towards the end, you will find the following:
=====================================
13. The...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Sunglass Man Re: Ironworks Youtube Channel has over 250 livestreams now!!

Quick note on Eye of the Beholder trilogy:
Someone at FRUA & DUNGEON CRAFT Community Forums created two (freeware) automapper utilities for this trilogy. All Seeing Eye for EoB1 and EoB2. All Seeing...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-23-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: W&W Links

W&W was added only a few weeks ago, after years of waiting...
At US$6, it is very reasonably priced. Gog version requires no CDs, it is all downloaded.
For links, see my recent topic"Wizards &...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-23-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: W&W Links

I don't know how easy it is to use that Alz mod, may need to contact him...

Now that Gog is selling W&W, it is also fixing problems too. They sorted out the problem with the unclickable...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-21-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: W&W Links

At last, a real mod for W&W! Alz was a worker at Heuristic Park. His website is at:
http://curiousconstructs.com/deep6/
The Grab Bag page contains an expansion for the Crypt area:...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-16-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Letter Re: W&W Links

For uploads by other fans:

Check out Visit Ironworks Website.
You will find a page for W&W:
http://www.tgeweb.com/ironworks/wizardswarriors/index.shtml

Among other downloads you will find an...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-16-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Ironworks Forum W&W Links

This link should work whether you are registered here or not:
https://www.freewebs.com/ishadnha/W&WAttachments.zip
If not registered fully, if you get nowhere clicking on the link, log out before...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-11-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Sunglass Man Wizards & Warriors is available at Gog!

Wizards & Warriors is finally available at Gog games, this has finally happened!
Gog version of the game has all the bugs and idiosyncrasies of the original game, which it probably is.
Normal Gog...
Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 06-21-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,285
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Who is Visiting?

I'm here too...
Forum: General Discussion 02-06-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Has Search been disabled?

Try searching for words and phrases that you know will occur in a sub-forum somewhere.
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Is the forum Search broken?

Yes, it may be broken. I tried searching for things that I knew would be in a post somewhere but nothing showed up.
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 05-07-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 90,686
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Tech Tips (game not working? Read this!)

People are hoping it might come out on Gog, but that has not yet happened...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 02-22-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,117
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Tried to get it started again...

Try reading the "Tech Tips (game not working? Read this!)" sticky topic. It may or may not have the answers you seek.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-11-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Okay, BG2-EE is neat, but...

That is a bad program error!
If you have been accepting and attempting quests there should be lots of text in the Journal.
You could try the Beamdog forums and see if anyone else has this issue too.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-10-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Okay, BG2-EE is neat, but...

When you get used to it, the Journal is okay. Click all the buttons, Quests, Done Quests...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-06-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Thought I would play some BGII...

If you Browse and report the correct location of the next file it needs, that should be it!
There may be a virus loose on your PC.
Or you may have a problem with restrictive permissions needed to...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-05-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Thought I would play some BGII...

Go to the BGII page in your Library.
Individually download the three setup programs one at a time. Just click on them to start the download.
Once all three files are downloaded to your PC, double...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-04-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,306
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Thought I would play some BGII...

On one computer I could download the file okay, then at the last moment I would get a "Failed" note on my downloads page. On a laptop I could download okay.

I was not using any Gog download...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-13-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,264
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Editor and Mod for W & W

For an inventory editor you need several things:
Knowledge of the height and width of every item, so you don't place two items on the same square.
A specimen of the 86 Byte inventory string for...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-13-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: W&W Character Editors

I managed to find the Roster.dat Editor on the Internet. I was able to get rid of the wretched Zipx compression.
The 2000 and 2001 editors are just the thing for seeing how many skills and traits a...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-13-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By Shadow Stranger
W&W Character Editors

Here are the two Editors that I could locate, they work on the Roster.dat file.

WWEdit by Frederic. 2001
On Windows 10 this starts by flashing a dialog box that says "Wizards&Warriors directory...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-11-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,264
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Editor and Mod for W & W

I will decrypt the PC records as best I can. Anyone, who has better programming skills than I, can use my data to write a new editor.
Currently there is only space to display 20 of the 32 Skills. It...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-10-2016, 12:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,264
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Editor and Mod for W & W

Fendris's Editor seems to be 404ed. I will draw up a spreadsheet that shows the traits and so on. Fredric's editor does not show the traits. In the game itself, there are of course only the first ten...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-08-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,193
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Rotating Room Not Rotating

Thanks to Reset Adventures I can take a high level party through Collasium.
Also thanks to John Hubbard's Wizardry & Wizards and Warriors Site, it has a high level save game that I could download...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-06-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,140
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Around the web

W&W Site:
Links tab has some broken links:
Heuristic Park
Activision
IGN W&W Forum Board
Rick Volberding's Wizard & Warriors Site

Jeff Ludwig has a mod that aims to rebalance the game, see:...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 09-05-2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,004
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Decrypting File GMDATA.PAK

Option (4) has been checked and definitely works in practice.

Option (2) worked too. Where Bark Horrors are appearing:
2 were found to the east of the Shrine of Anephas and at least 4 more were...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 08-28-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,004
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Decrypting File GMDATA.PAK

W&W does have some appeal for reasons that are not clear.

To check that (2) actually works, you need to do a new game: once you enter the third outdoor area you will find all its details are...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 08-27-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,004
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Decrypting File GMDATA.PAK

From post #3:

Mixed up order of when Brimloch Roon Mage guild Living Seed and Open the Shrine quests are given, three possible approaches:
(1) Simplest, use items placed in a chest to achieve the...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 08-27-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,066
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Ironworks Forum mod for W&W

From post #12:

Mixed up order of when Brimloch Roon Mage guild Living Seed and Open the Shrine quests are given, three possible approaches:
(1) Simplest, use items placed in a chest to achieve...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 07-29-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,193
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Exclamation Re: Rotating Room Not Rotating

In the "Tech Tips (game not working? Read this!)" topic, the post you want is:
11-02-2002, 01:01 AM #8
WillowIX
Apophis

Link in this post happens to be dead:
09-03-2002, 12:58 AM #2...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 07-22-2016, 02:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,193
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Rotating Room Not Rotating

Can't enter some buildings in town, that is a problem with Avi files, easy to fix with VirtualDub:
Go to "Tech Tips (game not working? Read this!)", it is a Sticky topic.
On the first page, look...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-12-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,089
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Oh, Aerie, I've missed you, too...

Kangaxx, use a Scroll of Magic Protection on your lead warrior and send him in alone. Give him the highest + weapon you have.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-17-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,453
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Loading Hints Compiled

A list of the hints that are shown when you load a game in BG2EE. The initial number is the Resref from the dialog.tlk file. Of the 74 entries in the file LoadHint.2da, 9 were duplicates, hence they...
Forum: Baldurs Gate & Tales of the Sword Coast 01-10-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Geomantic Sorceror Kit for BG1EE

Direct link works fine so use that.
Attachment does not work for my versions of Firefox and Chrome. It works for Internet Explorer, with a bit of Resuming the download and Skipping two Bitmaps.
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 01-08-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,193
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Rotating Room Not Rotating

If you want, you can Attach your save file to your post and I can have a look at it...
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Happy New Year to all!! Hope you have a great 2016!!

Happy New Year 2016! Hope for revived activity in the boards...
(Maybe if Wizards & Warriors gets placed on Gog?)
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 12-30-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,193
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Rotating Room Not Rotating

I added a post to that topic to move it up to today, it is the "colaseum round room not turning" topic.

Generally, look in the lower left corner of the main W&W page. You will see
"Display...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 12-30-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,276
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: colaseum round room not turning

We are still seeing problems with rotating rooms...
Give the Vanish spell a go too.
If this topic does not help, you can upload your save and I can take a look at it.
(Choose Go Advanced then...
Forum: Icewind Dale | Heart of Winter | Icewind Dale II Forum 12-30-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,322
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Geomantic Sorceror Kit for IWD1EE

:smile::smile:
This is an attempt to take the original BG2 mod by Caedwyr and port it to the Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition game system. Because the game has Sorceror kits, the GS kit can be chosen...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 12-29-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,193
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Rotating Room Not Rotating

There is a thread about your problem, go back to 1/1/2010.
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 12-28-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,193
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Rotating Room Not Rotating

Have you *finished* the game on your current computer? Presumably W&W is Windows 98, there might be need for a Compatibility Wizard, (right-click the W&W program when in Windows Explorer).
Try...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-23-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,465
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Sunglass Man EE Geomantic Sorceror Kit

Here is a Beta for the Enhanced Edition version of the original Geomantic Sorceror Kit by Caedwyr. It is meant to be played on either of BG1EE or BG2EE. The GS is a Sorceror with some Druidic powers....
Forum: Baldurs Gate & Tales of the Sword Coast 12-23-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Sunglass Man Geomantic Sorceror Kit for BG1EE

Here is a Beta for the Enhanced Edition version of the original Geomantic Sorceror Kit by Caedwyr. It is meant to be played on either of BG1EE or BG2EE. The GS is a Sorceror with some Druidic powers....
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: LoA's Idiot Corner

It is probably unsightly, sticking out like that.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 11-21-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,527
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Roll Eyes EE Manual Woes on Gog

There are some problems with the Manuals of the Gog versions of the Enhanced Editions.

One thing I noticed, in BGEE1 the BGEE1 Mastering Melee and Magic.pdf does not mention the new kits, except...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,803
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: D&D Legends of the Sword Coast! (Video link)

The BGEE games run nicely.
On Gog the BGEE2 Manual is simply the BGEE1 manual, renamed. That was true the last time I checked. Fortunately the BGEE1 manual is useful enough.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 11-15-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,286
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: New baldur's gate game

It sure looks good...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By Shadow Stranger
Re: Microsoft Edge issues?

Stuff Edge, I use Firefox myself, it is freeware. There are many good browsers out there: Firefox, Chrome, Opera, just use one of them.
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