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by uneducated
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Field of Glory II: Tech Support
Topic: REQUEST: Enable manual setting of default mod folders
Replies: 0
Views: 30

REQUEST: Enable manual setting of default mod folders

The folders containing mods for units and campaigns can become very large. Currently, by default, the game only looks for these mods in a folder on our precious system drive. This is likely to be our fastest, most expensive and therefore smallest drive. I hope that in the next update you will suppor...
by uneducated
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Scripts Modified - Game to be abandoned (Another Fatty)
Replies: 10
Views: 321

Re: Scripts Modified - Game to be abandoned (Another Fatty)

On one occasion where this happened before, the person who edited their game files did so quite innocently and mentioned what had happened. If you are in multi-player, you ought to be aware that editing the game is going to produce conflicts. Unfortunately, there is at present no way to mark the gam...
by uneducated
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Scripts Modified - Game to be abandoned (Another Fatty)
Replies: 10
Views: 321

Scripts Modified - Game to be abandoned (Another Fatty)

In a 14 player game, somebody modified their scripts and it has been suggested that the game be abandoned.

It isn't easy to have a multi-player game with so many people involved to progress through so many turns. It is a shame that the game should end like this.
by uneducated
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Field of Glory II
Topic: Arrows vs Armour: Agincourt Myth Busting
Replies: 10
Views: 528

Arrows vs Armour: Agincourt Myth Busting

A video investigation here with some pretty powerful bow and arrows! Seeing that arrow, I don't care how thick the armour is. I don't want it heading anywhere near!

https://invidiou.sh/watch?v=DBxdTkddHaE
by uneducated
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Field of Glory II
Topic: New TT Mod version 1.5.18 now available!
Replies: 26
Views: 1065

Re: New TT Mod version 1.5.18 now available!

The Etruscan Axemen look absolutely gorgeous! Amazing work!

Thank you for the Mod.

These mods and campaigns are large and I hope that Field of Glory II will soon support manual selection of the folder where they are expected to be found.
by uneducated
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Field of Glory II
Topic: Decide Folder for Mods and Campaigns
Replies: 3
Views: 170

Decide Folder for Mods and Campaigns

Is it now possible to manually select where the game expects to find Mods and Campaigns? How can we set this folder to our desired location? If it is not possible yet, when can we expect this facility? (Mods and Campaigns are quite large files and there may not be much storage available on our syste...
by uneducated
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Field of Glory II
Topic: Digital Humanities, Mathematical Modelling of Cavalry Charge
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Digital Humanities, Mathematical Modelling of Cavalry Charge

There is an interesting paper by Michael Armstrong at Brock University which describes a mathematical model re-enactment of the Charge of the Light Brigade. (His modelling might be useful in other games too, since it is tried elsewhere with cruise missiles and the American Civil War.) After the disa...
by uneducated
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Field of Glory II Digital League
Topic: The Dustbin
Replies: 9012
Views: 205274

Re: Biblical: winners post your results here . . .

Biblical Division B (Late Result)

uneducated (Hebrew 681-586 BC) beat Ulysisgrunt (Cypriot 680-550 BC) 67%-44%

Thank you very much for your patience during the game, Ulysisgrunt, which was delayed due to my hardware troubles.


Match already adjudicated as a win for uneducated (4-0) stockwellpete
by uneducated
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Field of Glory II Digital League
Topic: The Dustbin
Replies: 9012
Views: 205274

Re: Biblical: winners post your results here . . .

Biblical Division B

uneducated (Hebrew 681-586 BC) beat devoncop (Arkanian 550-461 BC) by default due to surrender

duplicate result already included in the table (stockwellpete)
by uneducated
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: Slitherine acquires the Master of Magic franchise
Replies: 35
Views: 2267

Re: Slitherine acquires the Master of Magic franchise

I was going to say, if there is one franchise which ought to be acquired by Slitherine, it is Harpoon IV. It has already been acquired. Panther Studios have also been acquired. Amazing going, Slitherine! Who bought the "Masters of Orion" franchise recently? Wargaming.com, OK, Slitherine, how about.....
by uneducated
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: Slitherine acquires the Master of Magic franchise
Replies: 35
Views: 2267

Re: Slitherine acquires the Master of Magic franchise

Great news! Is there a press release page for this announcement, and other similar news? Something with pictures etc, suitable for sharing? In a continuous bid to update and modernize popular strategy IPs and bringing them to the 21st century, Slitherine has acquired the full publishing rights to th...
by uneducated
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam Exploit Discussion in Ars Technica
Replies: 0
Views: 165

Steam Exploit Discussion in Ars Technica

Code: Select all

http://archive.is/xuMia
If you download some dodgy games from Steam, it allows root access. Just having Steam doesn't enable this exploit.
by uneducated
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Field of Glory II
Topic: Anyone running Field of Glory II using Wine?
Replies: 19
Views: 1939

Re: Anyone running Field of Glory II using Wine?

[UPDATE]: I got in contact with one of the Wine developers, who created a patch that fixes the fullscreen mode issue when running with standard Wine. Hopefully it will be incorporated into the stable branch of Wine, at some point in the future. For now, the options that have worked for me are: Run ...
by uneducated
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Field of Glory: Empires has been updated to version 1.0.3
Replies: 9
Views: 952

Re: Field of Glory: Empires has been updated to version 1.0.3

AndrewGardner wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:16 pm
Soter wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:50 pm
Are save games compatible?
Yes. Games started in earlier versions can be continued with the current version.
Can we manually download an update.exe from somewhere? Mine doesnt work
by uneducated
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: [SOLVED]Cannot Update / Uninstall Empires
Replies: 1
Views: 228

Re: Cannot Update / Uninstall Empires

I have again tried uninstalling and reinstalling and still cannot update the game.
Even disabling firewall doesn't help.
Help!
by uneducated
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: [SOLVED]Cannot Update / Uninstall Empires
Replies: 1
Views: 228

[SOLVED]Cannot Update / Uninstall Empires

SOLUTION: Download .exe from here:

http://www.slitherine.com/products/789/downloads/



"invalid control file" for uninstall

Cannot download for update - error trying to open ftp file.

Unable to continue multiplayer

Update

Reinstalled - cannot update
by uneducated
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: REQUEST: Filter by Human
Replies: 0
Views: 75

REQUEST: Filter by Human

In the "spreadsheet" in the game, we ought to be able to "filter by human player".
The distinct qualities "Faction" and "Human" have been conflated into the same column/field.

Also, a reminder that it would be nice to be able to click on the title of the column and resort that way too.
by uneducated
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires - Tech Support
Topic: [BUG] Multi-Player Crashes Operating System (East West North South)
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: [BUG] Multi-Player Crashes Operating System (East West North South)

What is the message you get? I rebooted, reinstalled the game and added the patch. It started "switching" between the desktop and full screen game again, so I saved and quit before it crashed. One of the other things I have noticed is that after I start the launcher, I click play game, and a somewh...
by uneducated
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires - Tech Support
Topic: [BUG] Multi-Player Crashes Operating System (East West North South)
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: [BUG] Multi-Player Crashes Operating System (East West North South)

After rebooting and relaunching the game, it makes a bug report request, so some of those should have arrived by now. I will try again. I have also noticed that, for no apparent reason, the game was switching between the desktop view and back again. I am closing all other applications and seeing if ...
by uneducated
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires - Tech Support
Topic: [BUG] Multi-Player Crashes Operating System (East West North South)
Replies: 5
Views: 145

[BUG] Multi-Player Crashes Operating System (East West North South)

Three times in a row the game crashes the OS whilst resolving the outcome of my battle against the AI.

This makes me wish the game were available on GNU+Linux.

What should we do? The MP game will not be able to proceed...

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