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Homepage http://www.bluesnews.com/
Signed On Oct 30, 1999, 19:41
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News Comments > Aliens Vs. Predator 2 Movie
8. Re: Fileplanet? Oct 27, 2001, 12:04  Frans 
 
There's the FilePlanet that offers demos, patches, movies, etc. This requires registration for quite some time now, free or as a subcription. The "other" FilePlanet serves up the files from all the various Planet* sites and their hosted sites. This, I believe, required registration for a brief period as well earlier this year, but otherwise never did.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: .Plan Summaries Oct 22, 2001, 20:20  Frans 
 
for the last few days I've noticed the list of people/times has not been changed...
Indeed, we sorta noticed this late last week, but it completely fell through to cracks to track this down and fix it. Thanks for the reminder.
...somehow related to the search problems?
What search problems?

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News Comments > Empire Earth Demo
13. Re: No subject Oct 20, 2001, 20:21  Frans 
 
This is one of the worst FPS of all time.
More so, it's not an FPS, at all.

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News Comments > Tiberian Sun Patches
2. Re: Where Do I go to D/L it? Oct 19, 2001, 23:31  Frans 
 
Well heck, of course not, it's a rather old news story and Westwood revamped their site since then.
Anyway, try here: ftp://ftp.westwood.com/pub/tiberiansun/updates/

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News Comments > Morrowind Movie
2. Re: New Screenshot too Oct 19, 2001, 23:26  Frans 
 
Because, uhm, I had already added it to my list of screenshots for tonight's round-up, and when the movie came along it just didn't occur to me to include a mention of the shot here. It's up now though

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News Comments > Wolfenstein Video
16. Re: anyone got a mirror? Oct 19, 2001, 14:06  Frans 
 
Games Domain mirrored it today: http://www.gamesdomain.com/movies/574.html

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News Comments > AvP2 Multiplayer Demo Premiere
3. Re: AVP Premiere Oct 19, 2001, 12:45  Frans 
 
Um....why is it asking for a password when trying to d/l from here?
That simply means the available anonymous ftp slots are full, but the server still allows admins to login if needed. Please try again here, or at another mirror.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Clever-Bashed Oct 15, 2001, 12:54  Frans 
 
I don't think it's gonna win any major awards agaist say... Dark Forces 2.
Now why would you compare it against a four year old game? After all, Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II was released in October 1997.

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News Comments > On Next PoR Patch
2. Re: info? Oct 10, 2001, 23:06  Frans 
 
I added a link to the official site with all the details that are currently known: http://www.poolofradiance.com/message/update.html

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News Comments > Armada II, Project Entropia Screenshots
3. Re: slight correction... Oct 10, 2001, 17:45  Frans 
 
Bah, and here I was hoping you had something nice to say about the shots themselves.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: No subject Oct 4, 2001, 00:37  Frans 
 
No offense, but message boards that don't support threading aren't very good imo.
Possibly, but you must be talking about some other board, since this one does support it. Above the list of posts, select View Threads, and hit the Change button. Presto.

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News Comments > Open Letter to the Doom/Quake Community
12. Re: Bring back the original! Oct 1, 2001, 23:45  Frans 
 
Walnut Creek always struck me as a profitable company
Walnut Creek sold cdrom.com to Digital River nearly two years ago, so they weren't involved in any of this.
Hehe, the Unreal archive is still open to the public
Yes, they probably forgot to close it at the same time as the Doom/Quake archives, but its future on cdrom.com is just as uncertain. So, we're working on securing all three archives' future elsewhere. More later.

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News Comments > Quake III Arena / TA v1.30 Patch
14. Re: is that it? Sep 29, 2001, 22:14  Frans 
 
It's not a page, it's an ftp server, and it's maxed out all the time. Use a real ftp client that retries a lot of times, or... uhm... just go to one of the idstuff mirrors around the world that haven't updated yet. Such as:
ftp://mirrors.aol.com/pub/pc_games/doom/idstuff/quake3/win32/q3pointrelease_129h_beta.exe


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News Comments > Sea Dogs II Movie
6. Re: Can't play this movie. Sep 28, 2001, 14:06  Frans 
 
when this news was posted the entire movie wasn't uploaded to the site yet
That is incorrect, I downloaded it myself before posting the story, and it played fine. How else do you think I could include the info on how long it runs?

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News Comments > Evening Screenshots
4. Re: IL-2 Sturmovik _grounded_???? Sep 27, 2001, 15:08  Frans 
 
Guess you misunderstood the joke. Or the attempt by a Dutch guy at an English one, anyway I've changed it into another... <fingers crossed it'll work>

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: FilePlanet Sep 26, 2001, 14:12  Frans 
 
It was the second time in as many days (Motor City Online demo available at EA's ftp site, only FilePlanet was listed.)
If you had checked the MCO story again a few hours after it was originally posted, you would have noticed that the EA ftp link (and two other sites) were added as soon as we were aware of them.

Next time you are aware of a new download before it's mirrored on FilePlanet, please don't hesitate to let us know right away, rather than days later. Maybe, with your help, just maybe, we can then reverse this trend that apparently irks you so much.

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News Comments > Wolfenstein MP Test Released
11. Re: local link is broke Sep 15, 2001, 20:55  Frans 
 
Sorry about that, things were pretty hectic behind the scenes here for an hour or two, and the server was being hammered so hard everything took a long time to fix.

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News Comments > Duality Preview
7. Oops. Sep 14, 2001, 22:57  Frans 
 
Ok ok, enough already
The server load went up shortly after posting this story with a bogus date, so it took awhile for the fixed date to be kicked from the database to the frontpage.

Sorry to disappoint y'all that I can't tell you what 2020 is like, and Blue might be mad but somehow I don't think he'll fire me.

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